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

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

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

2020 MG Hector Plus vs Toyota Innova Cryst

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

HECTOR PLUS VS INNOVA CRYSTA | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL MANUAL

MG Hector Plus

Toyota Innova Crysta

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Style

₹13.49

GX 7 Seater

₹15.66

Hybrid Sharp

₹17.29

GX 8 Seater

₹15.71

 -  -

VX 7 Seater

₹19.00

 -  -

Touring Sport VX 7 Seater

₹19.53


MG Hector Plus prices start from Rs. 13.49 lakh and go up to Rs. 17.29 lakh for turbo petrol manual powertrain. The Toyota Innova Crysta petrol manual prices start from Rs. 15.66 lakh and go up to Rs. 19.53 lakh. MG Hector Plus has a lower starting price.

HECTOR PLUS VS INNOVA CRYSTA | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL AUTOMATIC

MG Hector Plus

Toyota Innova Crysta

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Smart

₹16.65

GX 7 Seater

₹17.02

Sharp

₹18.21

GX 8 Seater

₹17.07

 -

VX 7 Seater

₹21.78

 -

Touring Sport ZX 7 Seater

₹22.46


For the petrol automatic powertrain, MG Hector Plus prices start from Rs. 16.65 lakh and Toyota Innova Crysta starts from Rs. 17.02 lakh. With the petrol automatic powertrain, MG Hector Plus petrol automatic has a lower starting price.

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HECTOR PLUS VS INNOVA CRYSTA | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

DIESEL MANUAL

MG Hector Plus

Toyota Innova Crysta

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Style

₹14.44

G 8 Seater

₹16.49

Super

₹15.65

G+ 7 Seater

₹17.32

Smart

₹17.15

G+ 8 Seater

₹17.37

Sharp

₹18.54

GX 7 Seater

₹17.47

 -

GX 8 Seater

₹17.52

 - -

VX 7 Seater

₹20.89

 -

VX 8 Seater

₹20.94

 -

Touring Sport VX 7 Seater

₹22.27

 -

ZX 7 Seater

₹22.43


MG Hector Plus prices start from Rs. 14.44 lakh and go up to Rs. 18.54 lakh for diesel manual powertrain. The Toyota Innova Crysta diesel manual prices start from Rs. 16.49 lakh and go up to Rs. 22.43 lakh. With a diesel engine and a manual transmission, the MG Hector Plus has a lower starting price.

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

MG Hector Plus is 4720mm long, 1835mm wide and 1760mm tall and rides on a wheelbase measuring 2750mm. The MG Hector Plus has a boot space of 155-530 litre. On the other hand, the Toyota Innova Crysta measures 4735mm in length, 1830mm in width and 1795mm in height. The wheelbase of Toyota Innova Crysta is 2750mm and it has a boot space of 300 litres.

A wider body normally results in better shoulder room inside the car while a higher roof makes it easier to get in and out of the car. A higher ground clearance makes it easier to go over tall speed breakers or drive on broken roads. The wheelbase is the distance between the centre of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase often results in more cabin space. A larger boot allows you to carry more luggage.

Also read - MG Hector 2.0L Diesel vs Jeep Compass 2.0L Diesel - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

HECTOR PLUS VS INNOVA CRYSTA | DIMENSION COMPARISON

Dimensions

MG Hector Plus

Difference

Toyota Innova Crysta

Length (mm)

4720

15

4735

Width (mm)

1835

5

1830

Height (mm)

1760

35

1795

Wheelbase (mm)

2750

0

2750

Boot Space (litre)

155 - 530

145

300

Ground Clearance(mm)

196

18

178

Fuel Tank (litre)

60

5

65


Dimension Review

  • Innova Crysta is longer than Hector Plus by 15mm.
  • Hector Plus is wider than Innova Crysta by 5mm.
  • Innova Crysta is taller than Hector Plus by 35mm.
  • Hector Plus and Innova Crysta have identical wheelbase.
  • Hector Plus has 18mm more ground clearance than Innova Crysta.

The Innova Crysta is bigger than the MG Hector Plus. So, the Innova will have better road presence than the Hector Plus. However, the MPV design may not appeal to most prospective buyers.

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

HECTOR PLUS VS INNOVA CRYSTA | ENGINE COMPARISON

PETROL ENGINE

 

MG Hector Plus

Toyota Innova Crysta

Engine Type

Turbo Petrol

Turbo Petrol Hybrid

Normal Petrol

Displacement

1.5L

1.5L

2.7L

Cylinder

4

4

4

Maximum Power

143PS @ 5000rpm

143PS @ 5000rpm

166PS @ 5200rpm

Peak Torque

250Nm @ 1600 - 3600rpm

250Nm @ 1600 - 3600rpm

245Nm @ 4000rpm

Manual Transmission

6-speed

6-speed

5-speed

Manual FE

NA

14.03kmpl

11.25kmpl

Automatic Transmission

6-speed DCT

-

6-speed torque converter

Automatic FE

11.67kmpl

-

10.75kmpl


Hector Plus 1.5L Turbo Petrol vs Innova Crysta 2.7L 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 either a 6-speed manual or 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.

Toyota Innova Crysta gets a 2.7L petrol 4-cylinder engine that makes 166PS of maximum power and 245Nm of peak torque. It is available with either a 5-speed manual or 6-speed torque converter type automatic transmission. The Toyota Innova Crysta petrol manual has a fuel-efficiency of 11.25kmpl while the automatic claims to return a figure of 10.75kmpl.

Petrol Engine Review

  • Innova Crysta has a more powerful engine than Hector Plus.
  • Hector Pluss engine produces more torque than Innova Crystas. More torque output and wider spread of torque will give the Hector Plus petrol better drivability.
  • The Hector Plus petrol is more fuel-efficient than the Innova Crysta petrol.

HECTOR PLUS VS INNOVA CRYSTA | ENGINE COMPARISON

DIESEL ENGINE

 

MG Hector Plus

Toyota Innova Crysta

Engine Type

Diesel

Diesel

Displacement

2.0L

2.4L

Cylinder

4

4

Maximum Power

170PS @ 3750rpm

150PS @ 3400rpm

Peak Torque

350Nm @ 1750 - 2500rpm

343Nm @ 1400 - 2800rpm

Manual Transmission

6-speed

5-speed

Manual Claimed FE

16.56kmpl

13.68kmpl

Automatic Transmission

-

6-speed torque converter

Automatic Claimed FE

-

13.68kmpl


Hector Plus 2.0L Diesel vs Innova Crysta 2.4L 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.

Toyota Innova Crysta gets a 2.4L diesel 4-cylinder engine that makes 150PS of maximum power and 343Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual and 6-speed torque converter type automatic transmission. The Toyota Innova Crysta diesel manual has a fuel-efficiency of 13.68kmpl while the automatic claims to return a figure of 13.68kmpl.

Diesel Engine Review

  • Hector Plus has a more powerful engine than Innova Crysta.
  • Hector Plus diesel produces more torque than Innova Crystas. So, it may have better drivability than the Innova Crysta diesel.
  • The Hector Plus diesel manual is more fuel-efficient than the Innova Crysta.

Hector Plus 2020 vs Toyota Innova Crysta 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

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Notable top features of Innova Crysta 2020 are:

  • 2nd Row Captain Seats with Slide, Recline and Individual armrest
  • LED projector headlamps
  • Side & curtain airbags
  • R17 alloy wheels
  • Touchscreen Audio System
  • Rear AC Auto Cooler w/ digital display
  • Leather seats
  • One-touch tumble second-row seats
  • Push start button w/ smart key
  • Ambient lighting
  • Eco & power drive modes

Is the MG Hector Plus Better than the Toyota Innova Crysta?

Price of the base variant of MG Hector Plus is Rs. 13.49 lakh and Toyota Innova Crysta is Rs. 15.66 lakh (both ex-showroom). The MG Hector Plus is more affordable than the Toyota Innova Crysta.

In terms of dimensions, Innova Crysta is bigger than the MG Hector Plus. So, it’ll have a slightly better road presence than the Hector Plus. However, the MPV design may not impress most buyers.

For petrol powertrain, Hector Plus engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Innova Crystas engine. If youre looking for a car with lower running costs then Hector Plus will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

For diesel powertrain, Hector Pluss engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Innova Crystas engine. It also has better fuel efficiency than the Innova Crysta.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Lakshya Khanna

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.

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