MG Hector India Launching Details

MG Hector would be launching in India around July 2019. MG is a new automobile company in India, the first car the MG launch its name was MG Hector.


First SUV in Indian car market

MG Hector will be the first SUV in MG Motor in India. The carmakers are currently testing the new MG Hector in Indian roads and it dropped a couple of videos of testing the car in roads. The minor design details of the SUV and revealing its official name. The company has also confirmed that the MG Hector will go on sale in mid-2019. the name of Hector is based on legendary British biplane ‘Hector’ and “draws inspiration from the noble qualities of the warrior hero of Homer’s Iliad – Prince Hector of Troy.

MG HECTOR KEY FEATURES

1. 360-degree camera. 2. Harman Infinity audio system. 3. Steering-mounted controls. 4. 6-way power adjustable driver’s seat. 5. Push-button start/stop. 6. Keyless entry sensor. 7. LED projector headlamps. 8. Audi-like ‘swiping’ LED indicators. 9. Cruise control. 10. Tyre pressure monitoring system. 11. Airbags. 12. ABS with EBD. 13. Brake assist. 14. Four-wheel disc brakes. 15. Electronic parking brake. 16. Auto vehicle hold. 17. 17-inch dual-tone alloy wheels. 18. Segment’s largest panoramic sunroof. 19. 10.4 inch touchscreen infotainment system. 20. Soft-touch materials. 21. Leather upholstery Climate control.

The SUV is available in 5 seater in Hector segments, currently, the carmakers are not launching its seven-seater version. MG Hector is based on quality material it gives the best quality in his First SUV car which launches in the first time in India.

MG Hector SUV Engines

The SUV MG Hector will available in two variant both diesel and petrol. It has a choice of two types of engines, first is the 1.5-litre turbo-petrol engine and, second is 2.0-litre diesel engine motor. Both are expected to make about 170hp. Previous spy shots had shown that the Hector will come with an automatic transmission, though whether a manual option will be offer is unknown. While Hector’s competition gets all-wheel drive on their respective top spec diesel variants, MG has not yet revealed whether its SUV will have the same.



MG Hector Mileage

If the MG Hector will share its diesel power train with the Jeep Compass, it will deliver fuel economy around 17-kmpl – 18-kmpl. The petrol version with 1.5L motor is likely to return mileage around 14kmpl. In mileage performance is average like all over the SUV in India.

MG Hector Launching Date

The British carmaker has confirmed that the compact SUV Hector will hit Indian roads in the second quarter of this year. Currntly the carmaker are testing and takeing the triales of Hector in Indian roads, they teasting it on all type of wheather testing. It’s most likely to go on sale in month of June. We will update you as soon as MG Motor India announces its launch date. The company will foray in the Indian market with 45 dealerships across the nation. Early this year, MG Motor conducted several dealer roadshows and dealership experience program. The company recently entered into a partnership with ride sharing and car subscription company – Myles. Under this joint venture,the MG Hector is also avilable in subscription basis.

MG Hector Price in Indian Car Market

Since the Hector is expected to be priced in the same range, a subscription service for the MG SUV should help the carmaker extend its reach. The MG produced at the carmaker’s Halol facility, the compact SUV is expected to be priced quite competitively. Its prices might start from Rs 15 lakh for the entry-level variant and go up to Rs 22 lakh for the top-spec trim. If launched in this price range, the new MG SUV will give a tough fight to Jeep Compass, Hyundai Tucson and the newly launch tata harrier.



MG Hector Interior and Design

The interior first! This is where as seen above we have come across some spy shots of the front row of the cars being tested under camouflage. The car looks like it’s borrowing details like the air vents, instrument cluster, door handles and the handbrake lever from it’s SAIC cousins the MG Baojun 530 and the Roewe RX5. The car will get a sunroof, ambient lighting, a digital instrument console and features like lane assist, park assist and 6 airbags for safety. The front driver seat will be electrically adjustable too. Its exterior styling will be very close to the Baojun 530 and will have many design element s from other SAIC products. The interior is likely to be upmarket and plush too, with leather seats, soft-touch materials on the dashboard and chrome surround for the AC vents.

There is some speculation that the Hector will actually be based on the Chevrolet Captiva. The most interesting part of the spy shots(scroll below) is the Hector’s big Tesla like touchscreen and it looks like the car will get a manual gearbox option in India.

The car will also get a DRLs which will turn into turn signals like the Harrier. The below image shows us how this DRL will be an individual unit, separate from the main headlight cluster.


MG Hector Dimensions

Measuring 4,655mm in length, 1,835mm in width and 1,760mm in height, the MG is longer and taller than Tata’s Land Rover-platform-based Harrier and even the Hyundai Tucson. As the Hector will only have seats for five, expect a roomy cabin and a large boot.

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