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Expected Price:

 16.00 – 18.00 Lakh

Expected Launch Date:  Jun 2019 - Aug 2019


MG Hector Preview

The MG Hector is being developed collaboratively by SAIC, General Motors and Wuling. The model was first revealed publicly in March 2018. Featuring a five-seat layout, the MG Hector is a premium compact SUV that will take on the likes of Hyundai Tucson, Tata Harrier, Jeep Compass and Mahindra XUV500. Readying for its India debut, the MG Hector price is likely to be tagged competitively.
MG Hector Preview

MG Hector Exterior

The star-rider front grille of the MG Hector is the first thing that draws attention from the front of the car. From the side, the SUV has a robust silhouette and will feature styling elements that bolster the muscular look. The car looks muscular and dominating. The MG Hector is a stunner in terms of looks and will draw a lot of attention on the road.
MG Hector Exterior

MG Hector Interior

The MG Hector has a five-seat layout on par with other top-selling models in the segment. Inside the cabin, it has the biggest touchscreen HD infotainment system in the segment at 10.4-inches with the next-gen iSMART technology. The interior is luxurious with leather-wrapped steering wheels and high-quality materials. We expect MG to offer Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and ambient lighting too.

MG Hector Engine & Transmission

The petrol variants will be powered by the 1.5L turbocharged engine with a peak power of 141bhp and peak torque of 250Nm. It will be offered with both manual and a 6-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The top-end petrol variants will also feature the 48-volt mild-hybrid technology which helps in reducing petrol engine emissions by up to 12 percent and result in best-in-class fuel efficiency.
The diesel variants will get power from a 2.0L engine with top power and peak torque at 168bhp and 350Nm, respectively.

MG Hector Mileage

Expected to derive power from the 2.0-litre diesel unit sourced from Jeep Compass and a 1.5-L petrol engine, the MG Hector compact SUV is likely to return between 12-15 km/l of fuel economy.

MG Hector Braking and Safety

While information available on the upcoming MG Hector is scarce, the model is expected to get disc units at both ends. The MG Hector feature list could include multiple airbags, anti-lock-braking system with electronic brakeforce distribution and brake assist, central locking, rear camera, and a bunch of others.
MG Hector Braking and Safety

MG Hector Performance and Handling

The India bound MG Hector is expected to get a 2.0-litre diesel unit which is also used in the made-in-India Jeep Compass. It is yet not known if the oil burner will be tuned for MG Hector or if it will deliver the same power output and performance. It is, therefore, a bit premature to comment on the performance and handling.

What do we think about MG Hector?

The upcoming MG Hector is expected to be a rugged model, layered with a host of goodies and powered by a set of robust engines (both petrol and diesel). MG Hector is offering many first in segment and best in class features.
What do we think about MG Hector?

MG Hector Competitors

In the premium compact SUV segment, the upcoming MG Hector will compete with Hyundai Tucson, Tata Harrier, Jeep Compass and Mahindra XUV500.

*All information provided for this model is for reference only. Actual specifications may vary at the time of the car launch


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  • Will MG Hector be available on contract system as heard earlier?

    Navin Vaswani    2019-05-19

    We do not have information regarding this. As the pricing of the MG Hector is still not announced, we would request you to wait for the MG to officially launch the pricing and then the information will be available with the dealership.   Read More

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  • Is the MG Hector available with 8 seats?

    M B Rudhra    2019-05-15

    No, MG Hector is available only with a 5-seater option.   Read More

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MG Hector – Frequently Asked Questions


1. Who manufactures MG Hector?

MG Hector is a result of a collaboration between SAIC, Wuling and MG Motors. The model had its first public appearance in March 2018.


2. When is the possible launch of the MG Hector in India?

The interest for the MG Hector started growing after the vehicle made its first appearance in March 2018. MG Motors plans to launch the MG Hector in India sometime between June 2019 and August 2019.


3. What is the expected price of MG Hector?

On its launch somewhere between June and August 2019, the MG Hector price in India will be in the range of INR 16 to 18 lakh (ex-showroom price,Delhi). The on-road price of MG Hector will be more because of road tax, registration, insurance and so on.


4. What kind of a vehicle is the MG Hector?

MG Hector is a premium compact SUV capable of seating five persons comfortably. We can expect the MG Hector to be a rugged car model powered by robust engines.


5. Which car models does the MG Hector compete with?

MG Hector, a premium compact SUV will compete directly with other top-selling SUVs in the market, such as the Hyundai Tucson, Mahindra XUV 500, Jeep Compass and Tata Harrier.


6. Is the MG Hector petrol or a diesel vehicle?

There are plans to introduce the MG Hector both as a petrol as well as diesel vehicle. MG Hector will come with a 2.0-litre diesel engine, the same as the Jeep Compass. There is also a possibility of a variant of the MG Hector coming with a 1.5-litre petrol engine.


7. What could be the possible mileage performance of MG Hector?

One can expect MG Hector to deliver a mileage performance in the range of 12 to 15 kmpl. The diesel variant might give a better mileage as compared to the petrol engine.


8. How does the exterior of the MG Hector look like?

The MG Hector images show that the MG Hector will have the signature MG grille. The SUV has a robust body with stylish elements that go on to enhance the muscular look of the SUV. One can expect the MG Hector to come in a range of attractive colours. In other words, the images show that the MG Hector is an absolute stunner.


9. What can one expect from MG Hector interiors?

As stated earlier, the MG Hector is a five-seater vehicle. One can expect the seating arrangements to be at par with its immediate rivals in the market. You can hope the MG Hector interiors to have features like a touchscreen infotainment system that supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The vehicle could also come with an automatic AC system.


10. Is the MG Hector the first car from MG Motors in India?

Yes. MG Motors plans to launch its vehicles in India in the beginning of 2019 starting the MG Hector in June 2019. MG Motors has taken over the defunct factory of GM Motors at Halol to commence its Indian operations.


11. Where does the vehicle derive its name from?

MG Motors is a British automobile manufacturer. Hence, you have the European influence in the name. There are two sources for the name ‘Hector’ - Prince Hector of Troy, a brave soldier who fought the Trojan War, and Hawker Hector, a reputed fighter plane in the Royal British Army in the early 1930s.