The MG Motor has launched a new six-seater car Hector Plus SUV in India at a starting price of Rs 13.49 lakh (ex-showroom India). This car has been launched in four variants (Style, Super, Smart, and Sharp) in the Indian market. This new SUV is basically a 6-seater model of the 5-seater Hector SUV and it is priced at a premium over the corresponding variants of the 5-seater Hector which costs between Rs 12.84 lakh and Rs 17.89 lakh (ex-showroom, India).
The engines of the Hector Plus are derived from the 5-seater Hector SUV. These include 1.5-liter petrol, 1.5-liter petrol hybrid and 2-liter diesel engine. Both petrol engines generate 143 PS of power and 250 Nm of torque, while the diesel engine variant generates 170 PS of power and 350 Nm of torque.
A 6-speed manual gearbox is standard with all three engines. There is also the option of a dual-clutch automatic gearbox with a hybrid petrol engine.
If talk about features, this new 6-seater gets captain seats in the middle row with slide and recline function. For passenger comfort, this car has features like a 10.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system, all three-row AC vent, LED lighting, cruise control, and keyless entry in all variants. At the same time, the top model of Hector Plus gets features such as panoramic sunroof, ten leather upholstery, auto climate control, 360-degree camera, multi-color ambient lighting, and 7.0-inch digital instrument cluster. MG has added a new kick-to-open feature for the powered tailgate of the Hector Plus. Hector Plus also has the i-smart connected car technology of MG Motor.
In terms of safety, the Plus is equipped with dual front airbags, front and rear parking sensors, rear parking camera, LED tail lamps & LED fog lamps, ISOFIX child seat anchors, traction control and electronic stability control. The top-spec variant gets six airbags, heated ORVMs, and auto headlamps as well.
Let’s take a look at its safety features, the Hector Plus comes equipped with next-generation safety components that include dual front airbags, electronic stability control, anti-lock braking system, rear parking camera, traction control, ISOFIX child seat anchors, front & rear parking sensors, and many more. The top variant gets six airbags, heated ORVMs, and auto headlamps as well.
Here’s the full price list (ex-showroom, India):
— Hector Plus Petrol Style MT – Rs 13.49 lakh
— Hector Plus Petrol Smart DCT – Rs 16.65 lakh
— Hector Plus Petrol Sharp DCT – Rs 18.21 lakh
— Hector Plus Petrol Hybrid Sharp MT – Rs 17.29 lakh
— Hector Plus Diesel Style MT – Rs 14.44 lakh
— Hector Plus Diesel Super MT – Rs 15.65 lakh
— Hector Plus Diesel Smart MT – Rs 17.15 lakh
— Hector Plus Diesel Sharp MT – Rs 18.54 lakh
According to MG Motor India, both Petrol and Diesel variants of Hector Plus will be produced subject to orders. All these prices are introductory prices and will remain effective till August 13, after which they will shoot up by up to Rs 50,000.
MG Hector Plus- Specifications
|1.5-litre Petrol Hybrid|
|Power (HP)||143 HP (Both Petrol Variants), 170 HP (Diesel Engine)|
|Torque (Nm)||250 Nm (Both Petrol Variants), 350 Nm (Diesel Engine)|
|Fuel Type||Petrol, Diesel|
|Dimensions||4655mm x 1835mm x 1760mm|
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