MG has finally launched its most promised SUV, the MG Hector’s 6 seater sibling, the MG Hector plus at an introductory price of ₹13.48 Lakh only. However, the introductory price is only valid for a period of one month. After that, all the 4 designated trims of the MG Hector Plus will see a price hike of ₹50,000 each.

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Interestingly, it was earlier speculated that MG will offer the all-new 2020 MG Hector Plus in 3 variants buy during the launch we came to know that the new 6-seater variant will be offered in 4 trims, Style, Super, Smart and Sharp. The Hector Plus is MG’s third product for the Indian market after the first 5-seater MG Hector and MG ZS EV and was first showcased at the Auto Expo 2020. So let’s look at what the new Big MG has in store for us.

MG Hector Plus | Engine Specification

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Engine Specifications

Engine 1.5-litre Turbo Petrol 1.5-Litre Petrol Hybrid 2.0-litre Diesel
Engine (cc) 1452 1452 1956
Power @rpm 143hp@5000 143hp@5000 170hp@3750
Torque @rpm 250 Nm@1600-3600 250 Nm@1600-3600 350Nm@1750-2500
Transmission DCT 6-speed Manual 6-speed Manual

Under its oversized hood, the new Hector plus will feature the same powertrain options as before which are a 1.5-litre turbo-petrol unit that generates 143hp with 250Nm of peak torque, another 1.5-litre petrol engine paired a 48V mild-hybrid system coupled with a 6-speed manual and generates 143hp with 250Nm of peak torque and a soon to disappear 2.0-litre diesel engine capable of generating 170hp with 350Nm of maximum torque.

Transmission-wise the 1.5-litre turbo-petrol engine will come paired to a dual-clutch transmission while the other two power mills will come mated to a 6-speed manual transmission.

MG Hector Plus | Variants

The all-new 3-row MG Hector will be offered with a six-seat (2+2+2) configuration and will be available under four trim levels- Style, Super, Smart and Sharp. The Style will act as a base variant and will be offered with the diesel oil-burner while the Super and Smart trims will be with the mid-spec variants and have both the diesel as well as petrol (automatic transmission)engine option. However, the top-spec Sharp will be offered with all three engine options. So, all-in-all, there will be a total of 6 versions on offer- three diesel, two petrol-autos and one petrol-hybrid.

MG Hector Plus Variant-wise Prices

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Variant-Wise Price (Ex-Showroom All-India)

Variant
1.5-litre Turbo Petrol
1.5-Litre Petrol Hybrid 2.0-litre Diesel
Style ₹ 13.48 lakh ₹ 14.44 lakh
Super ₹ 15.65 lakh
Smart ₹ 16.65 lakh (DCT) ₹ 17.15 lakh
Sharp ₹ 18.21 lakh (DCT)  17.29 lakh ₹ 18.54 lakh

MG Hector Plus | Features

Mg Hector Plus Exterior
Exterior

Coming to what we Indians love, the design elements, the all-new plus-size MG Hector shares its platform with its 5-seater cousin the 5-seater SUV. However, the new 3-row features some subtle cosmetic upgrades which include a new chrome-plated glossy black front grille flanked by a new set of LED DRLs, floating light turn indicators, LED front and rear fog lamps, powered tailgate opening, heated ORVM’s, auto headlamps, rain-sensing wipers, massive 18-inches dual-tone machine alloys, shark fin antenna, and turn indicators on the ORVM’s.

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Well here comes the part where the real deal begins, the new 3-row Hector features a plethora of features on the inside which include 8 colours ambient lighting, multifunctional leather-wrapped steering wheel, front and rear reading lights, leather seats along with a leather-wrapped driver-side armrest, a huge 17.78 inches coloured MID with navigation, music, calling and TPMS input.

Coloured MID and Leather Interior
Coloured MID and Leather Interior

Some other best in class features on the MG Hector Plus include it’s signature 24.4 inches touchscreen infotainment system compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, 8 speakers and tweeters along with a pair of subwoofers and amplifiers, a 6-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, a 4-way adjustable co-passengers seat, its new and very unique 2nd-row captain seats with slide, recline and individual armrests.

Must Read: MG Hector Plus vs Toyota Innova | Can MG Challenge the Innova?

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Here’s another thing if you buy the MG Hector Plus you also get a free lifetime subscription of Gaana Premium which sounds a bit out of the box but spending lakhs for a free subscription is just what every Indian was craving for isn’t it!

MG Hector Plus | Connected Features

I-Smart Infotainment System
I-Smart Infotainment System

MG’s infotainment system is one of it’s USP so the new infotainment gets almost 50 new connected features including an already embedded 5G compatible e-sim, lock screen options, geofencing, remote vehicle control, voice assistant, e-call facility, integrated i-call feature for any kind of roadside assistance and a built-in navigation system.

MG Hector Plus | Safety Features

Tyre pressure monitoring system
Tyre pressure monitoring system

The list of safety features on the MG Hector Plus:

  • 360-degree camera
  • Front parking sensors
  • ESP (Electronic stability program)
  • TCS (Traction control system)
  • Hill hold control
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • Electric parking brake
  • ABD+EBD+Brake assist
  • Rear disc brakes

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MG Hector Plus | Colour Options

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The new 6-seater Hector will be available in 6 magnificent colours including starry sky blue, glaze red, burgundy red, starry black, candy white and Aurora silver.

Rivals

Toyota Innova Crysta
Toyota Innova Crysta

Well, if not the Hector plus you can easily opt for its core rivals Toyota Innova Crysta, Maruti Suzuki XL6, Mahindra Marazzo and the upcoming Tata Gravitas.

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