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    2020 MG Hector Plus vs Jeep Compass - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 03 Aug 2020

    Which car is better: MG Hector Plus or Jeep Compass? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to find out which car offers better value for money.

     


    2020 MG Hector Plus vs Jeep Compass

    Hector Plus 2020 vs Compass 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

    HECTOR PLUS VS COMPASS | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    MG Hector Plus

    Jeep Compass

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Style

    ₹13.49

    Sports Plus

    ₹16.49

    Hybrid Sharp

    ₹17.29

       


    MG Hector Plus prices start from Rs. 13.49 lakh and go up to Rs. 17.29 lakh for turbo petrol manual powertrain. The Jeep Compass petrol manual comes in a single variant, Sports Plus, which costs Rs. 16.49 lakh.

    HECTOR PLUS VS COMPASS | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    MG Hector Plus

    Jeep Compass

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Smart

    ₹16.65

    Longitude Plus

    ₹19.69

    Sharp

    ₹18.21

    Limited Plus

    ₹21.92


    For the petrol automatic powertrain, MG Hector Plus prices start from Rs. 16.65 lakh and Jeep Compass starts from Rs. 19.69 lakh.

    HECTOR PLUS VS COMPASS | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL MANUAL

    MG Hector Plus

    Jeep Compass

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Style

    ₹14.44

    Sports Plus

    ₹17.99

    Super

    ₹15.65

    Longitude

    ₹19.40

    Smart

    ₹17.15

    Longitude Plus

    ₹20.30

    Sharp

    ₹18.54

    Limited Plus

    ₹22.43

       

    Limited Plus AWD

    ₹24.21


    MG Hector Plus prices start from Rs. 14.44 lakh and go up to Rs. 18.54 lakh for diesel manual powertrain. The Jeep Compass diesel manual prices start from Rs. 17.99 lakh and go up to Rs. 24.21 lakh.

    HECTOR PLUS VS COMPASS | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL

    MG Hector Plus

    Jeep Compass

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    -

    -

    Longitude AWD

    ₹21.96

       

    Longitude Plus AWD

    ₹22.86

       

    Limited Plus AWD

    ₹24.99


    For the diesel powertrain, Jeep Compass starts from Rs. 21.96 lakh. MG Hector Plus is not available with diesel automatic powertrain.

    Hector Plus 2020 vs Compass 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

    MG Hector Plus is 4720mm long, 1835mm wide and 1760mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2750mm. The MG Hector Plus has a boot space of 155-530 litre. The Jeep Compass measures 4395mm in length, 1818mm in width and 1640mm in height. The wheelbase of Jeep Compass is 2636mm and it has a boot space of 438 litres.

    Also Read - Which Variant of 2020 MG Hector Plus Petrol Is Most Value For Money?

    HECTOR PLUS VS COMPASS | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    MG Hector Plus

    Difference

    Jeep Compass

    Length (mm)

    4720

    325

    4395

    Width (mm)

    1835

    17

    1818

    Height (mm)

    1760

    120

    1640

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2750

    114

    2636

    Boot Space (litre)

    155 - 530

    92

    438

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    192 - 196

    18

    178

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    60

    0

    60

    Dimension Review

    • Hector Plus is longer than Compass by 325mm.
    • Hector Plus is wider than Compass by 17mm.
    • Hector Plus is taller than Compass by 120mm.
    • Hector Plus has a longer wheelbase than Compass; by 114mm.
    • With the last row seatbacks folded, the Hector Plus has 92 litres more boot space than Compass.
    • Hector Plus has up to 18mm more ground clearance than Compass.

    In terms of dimensions, Hector Plus is much larger than the Compass. So, it’ll have far better road presence than the Compass.

    Hector Plus 2020 vs Compass 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One has Better Performance?

    HECTOR PLUS VS COMPASS | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    MG Hector Plus

    MG Hector Plus

    Jeep Compass

    Engine Type

    Turbo Petrol Hybrid

    Turbo Petrol

    Turbo Petrol

    Displacement

    1.5L

    1.5L

    1.4L

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    143PS @ 5000rpm

    143PS @ 5000rpm

    162PS @ 5500rpm

    Peak Torque

    250Nm @ 1600 - 3600rpm

    250Nm @ 1600-3600rpm

    250Nm @ 2500 - 4000rpm

    Manual Transmission

    6-speed

    6-speed

    6-speed

    Manual FE

    14.03kmpl

    NA

    15kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    -

    6-speed DCT

    7-speed DCT

    Automatic FE

    -

    11.67kmpl

    14.5kmpl


    Hector Plus 1.5L Turbo Petrol vs Compass 1.4L Petrol

    MG Hector Plus gets a 1.5L turbo petrol 4-cylinder engine that makes 143PS of maximum power and 250Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed DCT type automatic transmission. The MG Hector Plus petrol automatic claims to return a fuel efficiency of 11.67kmpl.

    There’s also a 1.5L turbo petrol hybrid 4-cylinder engine, which has the same power and torque output. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 14.03kmpl.

    Also Read - 2020 MG Hector Plus vs Toyota Innova Crysta - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    Jeep Compass gets a 1.4L petrol 4-cylinder engine that makes 162PS of maximum power and 250Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed DCT type automatic transmission. The Jeep Compass petrol manual has a fuel-efficiency of 15kmpl while the automatic claims to return a figure of 14.5kmpl.

    Petrol Engine Review

    • Compass has a more powerful engine than Hector Plus.
    • Hector Plus and Compass have identical torque output, but the Compass petrol has a better torque-to-weight ratio. So, it should offer better drivability.
    • Hector Plus turbo petrol manual is more fuel-efficient than the Compass manual.

    If you're looking for a car with lower running costs, then Hector Plus will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

    HECTOR PLUS VS COMPASS | ENGINE COMPARISON

    DIESEL ENGINE

     

    MG Hector Plus

    Jeep Compass

    Engine Type

    Diesel

    Diesel

    Displacement

    2.0L

    2.0L

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    170PS @ 3750rpm

    173PS @ 3750rpm

    Peak Torque

    350Nm @ 1750 - 2500rpm

    350Nm @ 1750 - 2500rpm

    Manual Transmission

    6-speed

    6-speed

    Manual FE

    16.56kmpl

    17.3kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    -

    9-speed DCT

    Automatic FE

    -

    16.6kmpl


    Hector Plus 2.0L Diesel vs Compass 2.0L Diesel

    MG Hector Plus gets a 2.0L diesel 4-cylinder engine that makes 170PS of maximum power and 350Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 16.56kmpl.

    Jeep Compass gets a 2.0L diesel 4-cylinder engine that makes 173PS of maximum power and 350Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 9-speed DCT type automatic transmission. The Jeep Compass diesel manual has a fuel-efficiency of 17.3kmpl while the automatic claims to return a figure of 16.6kmpl.

    Diesel Engine Review

    • Compass has a more powerful engine than Hector Plus.
    • Hector Plus and Compass have identical torque output and even similar torque-to-weight ratios. So, they will offer similar drivability.
    • Compass diesel manual is more fuel-efficient than Hector Plus manual.

    If you're looking for a car with lower running costs then Compass will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

    Hector Plus 2020 vs Compass 2020 | Feature Comparison - Which Is Better?

    Notable top features of Hector Plus 2020 are:

    • 2nd Row Captain Seats with Slide, Recline and Individual armrest
    • LED Headlamp & LED DRL w/ Floating Light Turn Indicators
    • Dual-Pane Panoramic Sunroof
    • 6-way Power Adjustable Driver Seat
    • 4-way power-adjustable front passenger seat
    • 10.4-inch Touchscreen w/ 8 Speaker System By Infinity
    • 360 Degree Camera View
    • Powered Tailgate
    • 6 Airbags
    • All 4 Disc Brakes
    • Hill Hold Control
    • Front Parking Sensors
    • 7-inch Coloured MID
    • Heated outside mirrors
    • 3rd row 50:50 split-folding backrest
    • 3rd row AC vents with separate fan speed control

    Notable top features of Compass 2020 are:

    • Bi-xenon HID Headlamps w/ LED DRL
    • Dual-Pane Panoramic Sunroof
    • R18 Alloy Wheels
    • 8.4-inch Touchscreen
    • Side & Curtain Airbags
    • Auto-Dimming IRVM
    • Automatic Headlamps
    • Rain Sensing Wipers
    • Dual Zone Auto AC
    • Leather Seats
    • 8-way Power Driver Seat w/ Memory

    Is the MG Hector Plus better than the Jeep Compass?

    Price of the base variant of MG Hector Plus is Rs. 13.49 lakh and Jeep Compass is Rs. 16.49 lakh (both ex-showroom). Although the Hector Plus is much bigger than the Jeep Compass and has space for 6 occupants, it costs much less than the Jeep Compass. It also has more features than the Jeep Compass.

    Also Read - 2020 MG Hector Plus vs Maruti Suzuki XL6 - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    For petrol powertrain, the Compass has better torque-to-weight ratio and should, therefore, offer better drivability. The Hector Plus and Compass diesel are both similarly powerful and have the exact same torque output. Even their torque-to-weight ratios are similar. But, the Jeep Compass is more fuel-efficient than the MG Hector Plus.

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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Lakshya loves to talk about cars and, therefore, he’s mostly in the front of the camera doing the talking. He’s usually blunt in his opinion -- good or bad, and backs it up with logic. Lakshya is a senior member of V3Cars’ editorial team. 

    Twitter handle: @lakshya_khanna



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