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    2020 MG Hector Plus vs Mahindra XUV500 - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    by Mahesh Yadav Dates: 10 Aug 2020

    Which turbo petrol car is better: MG Hector Plus or Mahindra XUV500? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to find out which car offers better value for money.

     


    2020 MG Hector Plus vs Mahindra XUV500

    Hector Plus 2020 vs XUV500 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

    HECTOR PLUS VS XUV500 | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL MANUAL

    MG Hector Plus

    Mahindra XUV500

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Style

    ₹14.44

    W5

    ₹13.20

    Super

    ₹15.65

    W7

    ₹14.50

    Smart

    ₹17.15

    W9

    ₹16.20

    Sharp

    ₹18.54

    W11 OPT

    ₹17.70


    MG Hector Plus prices start from Rs. 14.44 lakh and go up to Rs. 18.54 lakh for diesel manual powertrain. The Mahindra XUV500 diesel manual prices start from Rs. 13.20 lakh and go up to Rs. 17.70 lakh. The Hector Plus is about Rs. 1.0 lakh more expensive than the Mahindra XUV500.

    Hector Plus 2020 vs XUV500 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 litres with all seats up and 530 litres with the last row seatback folded. The Mahindra XUV500 measures 4585mm in length, 1890mm in width and 1785mm in height. The wheelbase of Mahindra XUV500 is 2700mm. The XUV500 has a boot space of 93 litres with all seats in place and 405 with the last row folded.

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    HECTOR PLUS VS XUV500 | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    MG Hector Plus

    Difference

    Mahindra XUV500

    Length (mm)

    4720

    135

    4585

    Width (mm)

    1835

    55

    1890

    Height (mm)

    1760

    25

    1785

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2750

    50

    2700

    Boot Space (litre)

    155 - 530

    62 - 125

    93 - 405

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    196 (diesel)

    4

    200

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    60

    10

    70

    Dimension Review

    • The Hector Plus is longer than the XUV500 by 135mm.
    • The XUV500 is wider than the Hector Plus by 55mm.
    • The XUV500 is taller than the Hector Plus by 25mm.
    • The Hector Plus has a longer wheelbase than the XUV500; by 50mm.
    • The XUV500 has 4mm more ground clearance than the Hector Plus diesel.
    • The MG Hector Plus has 62 litres more boot space than the XUV500 with all seats in place.
    • Even with the last row seatbacks folded down, the Hector Plus has 125 litres more boot space than the XUV500.

    Both the cars have comparable dimensions and will have similar road presence. However, the Hector Plus better manages that volume as it offers 3-row seating and also better boot space than the Mahindra XUV500.

    Hector Plus 2020 vs XUV500 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One has Better Performance?

    HECTOR PLUS VS XUV500 | ENGINE COMPARISON

    DIESEL ENGINE

     

    MG Hector Plus

    Mahindra XUV500

    Engine Type

    Diesel

    Diesel

    Displacement

    2.0L

    2.2L

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    170PS @ 3750rpm

    155PS @ 3750rpm

    Peak Torque

    350Nm @ 1750 - 2550rpm

    360Nm @ 1750 - 2800rpm

    Manual Transmission

    6-speed

    6-speed

    Manual FE

    16.56kmpl

    15.05kmpl

    Hector Plus 2.0L Diesel vs XUV500 2.2L 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.

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

    Mahindra XUV500 gets a 2.2L diesel 4-cylinder engine that makes 155PS of maximum power and 360Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission. The Mahindra XUV500 diesel manual has a fuel-efficiency of 15.05kmpl.

    Diesel Engine Review

    • The Hector Plus has a more powerful engine than the XUV500.
    • The XUV500's engine produces more torque than the Hector Plus's.
    • However, the MG Hector Plus has a marginally better torque-to-weight ratio than the XUV500. Therefore it’ll have noticeably better drivability and in-gear acceleration.
    • The Hector Plus diesel manual is also more fuel-efficient than the XUV500 manual.

    Hector Plus 2020 vs XUV500 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 XUV500 2020 are:

    • Projector Headlamps w/ LED DRL
    • Electric Sunroof w/ Anti Pinch
    • R18 Alloy Wheels
    • 7-inch Touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
    • 6-way Power Adjustable Driver Seat
    • 6 Airbags
    • Cruise Control
    • Keyless Entry w/ Push Start Button
    • All 4 Disc Brakes
    • Auto AC

    Is the MG Hector Plus better than the Mahindra XUV500?

    Price of the base variant of MG Hector Plus is Rs. 13.49 lakh and Mahindra XUV500 is Rs. 13.20 lakh (both ex-showroom). For most variants, the Hector Plus is about Rs. 1.0 lakh more expensive than the Mahindra XUV500.

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    For diesel manual powertrain, XUV500's engine offers more torque, but it has lower torque-to-weight ration. Therefore, the Hector Plus diesel will have better drivability. Not only does the Hector Plus has about 10% better performance, but it also has about 10% better mileage than the XUV500. And more features too.

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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Mahesh is a fan of compact, quirky and underrated vehicles that punch above their weight. Multix, Nano, Strom R3 and Navi are his favorites.



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