Revealed: MG Hector As India’s First Internet Car


MG Motor today revealed the Hector, India’s first web vehicle with 50+ associated highlights. As India’s first 48V half and half SUV, the MG Hector accompanies 19 selective highlights that make it the new benchmark in its fragment. In terms of pricing, the MG Hector is expected to be priced in the Rs 15 lakh – Rs 20 lakh bracket, though it is yet to be confirmed by the manufacturer. The creation of the Hector has just started at the brand’s assembling office in Halol, Gujarat that has an underlying limit of 80,000 units.

The British organization claimed by Chinese firm SAIC is hoping to show its items in a top notch way and the Hector SUV has an upscale double tone outside with sharp plan signals with a lot of chrome emphasizes on the high-spec models while silver grille supplements can be seen on the low-level variations.

“The MG Hector, as India’s first internet car, has been built with a high level of localization and comes power-packed with features, inside-out. As MG’s first offering in India, the Hector demonstrates our commitment to provide the best cars to Indian customers, that they love and appreciate,” said Rajeev Chaba, President & Managing Director, MG Motor India.

Indeed, even the lower variations will come stacked with highlights however, for example, LED DRLs, wing mirrors incorporated with blinkers, projector headlamps, and so on as MG focuses on a wide scope of purchasers with the Hector. It will go up against Mahindra XUV500, Tata Harrier, Jeep Compass, Hyundai Tucson, forthcoming Kia SP2i and the preferences. Here is a point by point rundown of motor choices, measurements, highlights and different insights regarding the forthcoming Hector SUV.

MG HectorDimension
Length4655 mm
Width1835 mm
Height1760 mm
Wheelbase2750 mm
Ground Clearance192 mm

The superior SUV will get control from a 2.0-liter FCA-sourced four-chamber diesel motor, which is adequate to create a most extreme power yield of 170 bhp and 350 Nm. It is a similar unit that can be found in the Jeep Compass and will likewise be utilized in the forthcoming seven-seater Harrier (Buzzard) destined for late 2019. The powertrain will be associated with a six-speed manual transmission and is required to get a programmed unit at a later stage. The 1.5-liter turbocharged petroleum motor creates 142 bhp and 250 Nm and it will get a six-speed manual and a double grip programmed as an alternative.

MG HectorPetrolDiesel
Engine1.5 L2.0 L
Power143 BHP170 BHP
Torque250 NM350 NM
Transmission6- Speed6- Speed
Mileage14.1 kmpl17.4 kmpl

MG will likewise offer a 48V mixture framework with the oil motor alternative. The diesel form of the vehicle restores a limit of 17.41 km/l while the oil manual returns a most extreme eco-friendliness of 14.16 km/l and DCT AT returns a greatest eco-friendliness of 13.96 km/l.

The MG Hector will be accessible in four trim dimensions i.e Style, Super, Smart and Sharp. Both the petroleum and diesel motors are accessible in each of the 4 trims and altogether, there are thirteen variations of the vehicle. It will be accessible in five unique hues – Candy White, Aurora Silver, Starry Black, Burgandy Red and Glaze Red.

Style Variant:

Variant option: Manual petrol and diesel

Colors available: Candy White, Aurora Silver

The entry-level style variant of the MG Hector will be available with-  

  • Dual front airbags
  • ISOFIX child seat hooks
  • Disc brakes on all four wheels
  • Reverse parking sensors
  • Electronic Stability Program  
  • Driver armrest with storage
  • Cooled glove box
  • 60:40 rear seats
  • Rear AC vent
  • Dual fast-charging USB ports at the front
  • Traction Control System
  • Vehicle Stability Management
  • Hill Hold, ABS, EBD
  • Brake Assist as standard
  • LED turn indicator mounted on the ORVM
  • Rear armrest
  • 4-speakers
  • Fabric seats
  • Rear seat recline

Super Variant:

Variant options: Petrol MT, Diesel MT

Colours available: Candy White, Aurora Silver, Starry Black, Burgandy Red

The variant placed above the base variant of the MG Hector is known as the Super. Along with the features of base style variant, it gets more premium features like –

  • 10.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • Chrome door handles
  • Rear parking camera
  • Android Auto, Apple Car Play
  • Cruise Control
  • LED tail lamps
  • LED rear fog lamps

Smart Variant:

Variant options: Petrol MT, Petrol AT, Diesel MT

Colours available: Candy White, Aurora Silver, Starry Black, Burgandy Red, Glaze Red

The Smart variant is almost the fully loaded version of the Hector and gets the –

  • eSIM for internet connectivity
  • Live traffic and other live tracking features
  • Electrically adjustable driver seat
  • Automatic variants get the electric handbrake
  • Electrically adjustable and foldable ORVMs
  • 8-speaker system with subwoofer
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
  • 7-inch MID in driver’s instrument cluster
  • 6 airbags
  • Push-button start and stop
  • Keyless smart key
  • Leather seats

Sharp Variant:

Variant options: Petrol MT, Petrol automatic, Diesel MT

Colors available: Candy White, Aurora Silver, Starry Black, Burgandy Red, Glaze Red

The top-end rendition of the MG Hector accompanies highlights like-

  • An all encompassing sunroof,
  • Sunglass holder,
  • Warmed ORVMs,
  • Downpour detecting wipers,
  • Programmed headlamps,
  • 4-way electrically customizable co-driver situate,
  • 8 shading surrounding disposition lighting and
  • A 360-degree camera

The Hector will go discounted one month from now with costs likely beginning around Rs. 14 lakh (ex-showroom) and it will get a few portion first highlights including a gigantic 10.4-inch tablet-molded touch screen infotainment framework with 4G network and supports applications like Gaana and Accuweather. Computer based intelligence based voice help and in-vehicle network highlights are real USPs. Set for launch next month, MG Hector is estimated to be priced aggressively to take on rivals such as Tata Harrier and Jeep Compass. Stay tuned to for further updates on the upcoming MG Hector.