MG Motor has today launched the 6-seater version of the Hector MPV. The MG Hector Plus becomes the third product to come out from the Halol based car maker. Prices for the MG Hector Plus start at Rs. 13.48 Lakh for the entry level base Petrol trim.
MG Hector Plus Prices ex showroom All India
1.5L Turbo Petrol
Style MT – Rs.13,48,800
Smart DCT – Rs.16,64,800
Sharp Hybrid MT – Rs.17,28,800
Sharp DCT – Rs.18,20,800
Style MT – Rs. 14,43,800
Super MT – Rs.15,64,800
Smart MT – Rs.17,14,800
Sharp MT – Rs.18,53,800
MG Motor has also mentioned that the introductory prices will be hiked by upto Rs.50,000 after 13th of August. MG Motor has showcased the Hector Plus at the 2020 Auto Expo earlier this year while Bookings were opened on the 6th of this month.
In terms of looks the MG Hector Plus gets a revised front grille and front/rear bumpers, rest of the basic styling remains the same as the 5 seater Hector with dual tone alloys, shark fin antenna, LED DRL with floating turn lights etc.
On the inside the MG Hector Plus claims to offer space and loads of comfort. The MPV gets Captain seats with slide and recline function along with individual armrests. The interiors gets brown leather upholstery. You also get the highly acclaimed 10.4 inch touch screen AVN unit placed in the center dash with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and powered by Infinity Audio System. This unit comes loaded with the latest version of the i-smart system that offer 55+ connected car features like M2M embedded sim, Over the Air updates, Gaaba premium account, Geofencing, find my car, voice assistant to name a few. MG has also included a new feature called as the Chit-Chat feature where you can talk to the voice assist in the system asking questions.
The engine options on the MG Hector Plus include the BS-6 Petrol, Petrol Hybrid and a Diesel engine that also power the regular 5 seater Hector. the Petrol engine is the 1.5L Turbocharged Inter-cooled motor with 143PS of power and 250Nm of torque. The Petrol Hybrid gets the same 1.5L engine powering it with an extra added 48V Hybrid motor that enhances the power output. The Diesel variant comes powered with the 2.0L engine with 170PS of power and 350Nm of torque, this is the same engine that also powers the Jeep Compass and the Tata Harrier. Transmission option include 6-speed Manual for the Hybrid and Diesel while the Pure Petrol variant also gets a DCT automatic option.
The key USP of the MG Hector Plus are the six seat (2+2+2) configuration and as mentioned is available in three trim levels – Style, Smart and Sharp. The Style trim is the base model on the lineup, the mid-spec is the Smart trim, while the top-spec is the Sharp trim comes with three powertrain options. In all there are six versions on offer, three diesels, two petrol-autos and one petrol-hybrid. MG Motor also plans to will also launch a proper 7-seater version with a middle row bench type seat later in the year.
In terms of safety features the MG Hector Plus cpmes with 6 Airbags, front and rear parking sensors, 360 camera, ESP and traction control, Hill hold, Tyre pressure monitor, ABS with EBD, Electric parking brake etc.
In terms of warranty the MG Hector Plus comes with the MG Shield which includes – 5 Years unlimited kms warranty, 5 years unlimited kms road side assist and 5 years labor with free service.
The MG Hector Plus is available in 6 body color options that include Candy White, Starry Black, Glaze Red, Starry Sky Blue, Aurora Silver and Burgundy Red.