MG Motor has reopened the bookings for the Hector starting today across its dealerships in the country. It may recalled that MG Motor had closed the bookings on the 18th of July temporarily after 21,000 Hectors were booked. A price hike of around 2.5 percent is also announced by the company as per the Hector variant. Bookings that were made before this announcement won’t be affected with the change in price. The MG Hector prices start at ₹12.18 lakh upto to ₹16.88 lakh ex-showroom Delhi. The Company has also added 500 more people to their overall working staff at the plant.
MG Motor has now ramped up their production at their facility at Halol Gujarat. The Hector has been a huge hit right since it’s launch on 27th of June this year. Right from day one the Hector has seen huge demand with wait period of nearly 6 to 7 months on the vehicle.
The company has now started a second shift at their production facility in Halol to boost the production.
Commenting on the re-opening of bookings, Gaurav Gupta, Chief Commercial Officer – MG Motor India, said, “We are extremely overwhelmed with the response that MG HECTOR has received. As part of our commitment to customer satisfaction, we plan to retain the very special introductory prices for our first customers who have expressed full confidence in the MG brand during its launch. We are also working towards accelerating our production ramp-up to serve our new bookings at the earliest.”
The current waitlist for the MG Hector stands at around 15,000 customers. Interested Hector buyers can book their vehicle on the company’s website or at any of the 120 MG Motor dealership across the country with a booking amount of ₹50,000.
As per now MG has delivered more than 3500 units of the Hector since its launch in June. The MG plant at Halol has a production capacity of around 84,000 units yearly. In the mean time the MG is also gearing up for their next model the ZS Electric SUV that it plans to introduce in a few months.