02 Apr 2021: MG Hector, Hector Plus SUVs have become costlier in India
Due to an increase in raw materials and transportation costs, MG Motor has hiked the prices of its Hector and Hector Plus SUVs.
Following the price-revision, the Hector has become costlier by up to Rs. 43,000 and starts at Rs. 13.18 lakh. The Hector Plus has received a price-hike of up to Rs. 38,000 and begins at Rs. 13.63 lakh.
Here's our roundup.
Exteriors: The cars sport a large black grille
The Hector and Hector Plus have an eye-catching design, featuring a muscular bonnet, a large blacked-out grille, a wide air dam, and sleek LED headlights with DRLs.
On the sides, the SUVs are flanked by roof rails, blacked-out B-pillars, ORVMs, and designer alloy wheels. Wrap-around LED taillights and a window wiper grace the rear section of the vehicles.
Fact: They are offered with a choice of two engines
The Hector and Hector Plus are offered with two BS6-compliant engine options: a 2.0-liter turbo-diesel mill that makes 168hp/350Nm and a 1.5-liter turbo-petrol unit that produces 141hp/250Nm. Transmission duties are handled by a 6-speed manual, DCT, and a CVT gearbox.
Interiors: The cars have a spacious and feature-loaded cabin
The Hector and Hector Plus have a spacious cabin with up to seven seats, auto climate control, rear AC vents, and a power steering wheel.
They house a touchscreen infotainment system with support for Bluetooth, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay.
For ensuring the safety of the passengers, the cars offer multiple airbags, ABS with EBD, crash sensors, and a rear-view camera.
Pocket-pinch: MG Hector and Hector Plus: Pricing
In India, the MG Hector (petrol) costs between Rs. 13.18-18.43 lakh, while the diesel model falls in the Rs. 14.59-18.86 lakh price-bracket.
The Hector Plus (6-seater) starts at Rs. 16.38 lakh and goes up to Rs. 19.61 lakh. Finally, the 7-seater Hector Plus has a starting price-tag of Rs. 13.63 lakh and goes up to Rs. 18.81 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom).