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    2020 MG Hector Plus vs Tata Harrier - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 10 Aug 2020

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

     


    2020 MG Hector Plus vs Tata Harrier

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

    HECTOR PLUS VS HARRIER | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL MANUAL

    MG Hector Plus

    Tata Harrier

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Style

    ₹14.44

    XE

    ₹13.69

    Super

    ₹15.65

    XM

    ₹15.00

    Smart

    ₹17.15

    XT

    ₹16.25

    Sharp

    ₹18.54

    XZ

    ₹17.50

       

    XZ Dual Tone

    ₹17.60

       

    XZ Dark Edition

    ₹17.70

       

    XZ+

    ₹18.75

       

    XZ+ Dual Tone

    ₹18.85

       

    XZ+ Dark Edition

    ₹18.95


    MG Hector Plus prices start from Rs. 14.44 lakh and go up to Rs. 18.54 lakh for diesel manual powertrain. The Tata Harrier diesel manual prices start from Rs. 13.69 lakh and go up to Rs. 18.95 lakh.

    HECTOR PLUS VS HARRIER | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL AUTOMATIC

    MG Hector Plus

    Tata Harrier

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    -

    -

    XMA

    ₹16.25

       

    XZA

    ₹18.80

       

    XZA Dual Tone

    ₹18.90

       

    XZA Dark Edition

    ₹19.00

       

    XZA+

    ₹20.00

       

    XZA+ Dual Tone

    ₹20.15

       

    XZA+ Dark Edition

    ₹20.25


    MG Hector Plus is not available with diesel automatic powertrain. The Tata Harrier diesel automatic prices start from Rs. 16.25 lakh and go up to Rs. 20.25 lakh.

    Hector Plus 2020 vs Harrier 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 with all seats upright and 530 litres with the last row folded down. The Tata Harrier measures 4598mm in length, 1894mm in width and 1706mm in height. The wheelbase of Tata Harrier is 2741mm and it has a boot space of 425 litres.

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    HECTOR PLUS VS HARRIER | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    MG Hector Plus

    Difference

    Tata Harrier

    Length (mm)

    4720

    122

    4598

    Width (mm)

    1835

    59

    1894

    Height (mm)

    1760

    54

    1706

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2750

    9

    2741

    Boot Space (litre)

    155 - 530

    105

    425

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    196

    9

    205

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    60

    10

    50

    Dimension Review

    • The Hector Plus is longer than the Harrier by 122mm.
    • The Harrier is wider than the Hector Plus by 59mm.
    • The Hector Plus is taller than the Harrier by 54mm.
    • The Hector Plus has a longer wheelbase than the Harrier; by 9mm.
    • The Hector Plus has 105 litres more boot space than the Harrier when the last row seatback is folded down.
    • The Harrier has 9mm more ground clearance than the Hector Plus.
    • Hector Plus has 6 seats with 2 captain seats in the second row. The Harrier is a 2-row, 5 seater only.

    In terms of dimensions, the Hector Plus is a larger car compared to the Harrier. So, it will have a better road presence than the Harrier.

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

    HECTOR PLUS VS HARRIER | ENGINE COMPARISON

    DIESEL ENGINE

     

    MG Hector Plus

    Tata Harrier

    Engine Type

    Diesel

    Diesel

    Displacement

    2.0L

    2.0L

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    170PS @ 3750rpm

    170PS @ 3750rpm

    Peak Torque

    350Nm @ 1750 - 2500rpm

    350Nm @ 1750 - 2500rpm

    Manual Transmission

    6-speed

    6-speed

    Manual FE

    16.56kmpl

    16.35kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    -

    6-speed torque converter

    Automatic FE

    -

    14.63kmpl

    Hector Plus 2.0L Diesel vs Harrier 2.0L Diesel

    MG Hector Plus and the Tata Harrier, both get the same 2.0L diesel 4-cylinder engine, which 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 in the Hector Plus and 16.35kmpl in the Harrier.

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

    The Harrier also has the option of a 6-speed torque converter type automatic transmission. With the automatic, this diesel engine has a mileage figure of 14.63kmpl.

    Diesel Engine Review

    • The Hector Plus and the Harrier have identical power output.
    • The Hector Plus and the Harrier have identical torque output.
    • Even their torque-to-weight ratios are similar
    • The Hector Plus diesel and Harrier diesel have similar mileage figures.

    Hector Plus 2020 vs Harrier 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
    • 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 Harrier 2020 are:

    • Xenon HID Projector Headlamps w/ LED DRL
    • Panoramic Sunroof
    • R17 Dual Tone Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels
    • 8.8-inch Touchscreen w/ 9 JBL Speakers
    • 6-way Power Adjustable Driver Seat w/ Lumbar Support
    • 6 Airbags
    • Auto Dimming IRVM
    • Instrument Cluster w/ 7-inch TFT Colour Display
    • Cruise Control
    • Automatic Headlamps
    • Auto Wipers

    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 Tata Harrier is Rs. 13.69 lakh (both ex-showroom). The Hector Plus has a lower price even though it is larger and has 1 extra seat with more luxurious accommodations.

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

    For diesel powertrain, both cars are equally matched as they both use the same engine and have similar torque-to-weight ratios. Even their mileage figures are similar. But in features, the Hector Plus beats the Harrier as it has more features like powered tail gate, power front passenger seat and captain seats in second row with individual armrests, slide and recline. Thus, the Hector Plus seems to offer better value for money than the Harrier.

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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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