2020 Nissan Kicks vs MG Hector - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

2020 Nissan Kicks vs MG Hector - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

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

 

2020 Nissan Kicks vs MG Hector

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

KICKS VS HECTOR | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL MANUAL

Nissan Kicks

MG Hector

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

1.5 XL

₹9.50

Style

₹12.74

1.5 XV

₹10.00

Super

₹13.54

1.3 Turbo XV

₹11.85

Hybrid Super

₹14.14

1.3 Turbo XV Premium

₹12.65

Hybrid Smart

₹15.24

1.3 Turbo XV Premium (O)

₹13.70

Hybrid Sharp

₹16.54

1.3 Turbo XV Premium (O) Dual Tone

₹13.90

   


Nissan Kicks prices start from Rs. 9.50 lakh and go up to Rs. 13.90 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. The MG Hector turbo petrol manual prices start from Rs. 12.74 lakh and go up to Rs. 16.54 lakh. Nissan Kicks costs less than the MG Hector.

KICKS VS HECTOR | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL AUTOMATIC

 

MG Hector

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

1.3 XV

₹13.45

Smart

₹15.94

1.3 XV Premium

₹14.15

Sharp

₹17.44


For the petrol automatic powertrain, Nissan Kicks prices start from Rs. 13.45 lakh and MG Hector starts from Rs. 15.94 lakh. With the petrol automatic powertrain, Nissan Kicks costs a lot less than the MG Hector. 

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

Nissan Kicks is 4384mm long, 1813mm wide and 1669mm tall and rides on a wheelbase measuring 2673mm. The Nissan Kicks has a boot space of 400 litres. The MG Hector measures 4655mm in length, 1835mm in width and 1760mm in height. The wheelbase of MG Hector is 2750mm and it has a boot space of 587 litres.

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KICKS VS HECTOR | DIMENSION COMPARISON

Dimensions

Nissan Kicks

Difference

MG Hector

Length (mm)

4384

271

4655

Width (mm)

1813

22

1835

Height (mm)

1669

91

1760

Wheelbase (mm)

2673

77

2750

Boot Space (litre)

400

187

587

Ground Clearance(mm)

210

18

192

Fuel Tank (litre)

50

10

60


Dimension Review

  • Hector is longer than Kicks by 271mm.
  • Hector is wider than Kicks by 22mm.
  • Hector is taller than Kicks by 91mm.
  • Hector has a longer wheelbase than Kicks; by 77mm.
  • Hector has 187 litres more boot space than Kicks.
  • Kicks has 18mm more ground clearance than Hector.

In terms of dimensions, the MG Hector is a larger car compared to the Kicks. So, it’ll have better road presence than the Kicks.

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

KICKS VS HECTOR | ENGINE COMPARISON

PETROL ENGINE

 

Nissan Kicks

Nissan Kicks

MG Hector

MG Hector

Engine Type

Petrol

Petrol

Turbo Petrol

Turbo Petrol Hybrid

Displacement

1.3L

1.5L

1.5L

1.5L

Cylinder

4

4

4

4

Maximum Power

156PS @ 5500rpm

106PS @ 5600rpm

143PS @ 5000rpm

143PS @ 5000rpm

Peak Torque

254Nm @ 1600rpm

142Nm @ 4000rpm

250Nm @ 1600 - 3600rpm

250Nm @ 1600 - 3600rpm

Manual Transmission

6-speed

5-speed

6-speed

6-speed

Manual Claimed FE

15.8kmpl

13.9kmpl

13.3kmpl

14.29kmpl

Automatic Transmission

CVT

-

6-speed DCT

-

Automatic Claimed FE

15.8kmpl

-

12.32kmpl

-


Kicks Petrol vs Hector Petrol

The Nissan Kicks gets a 1.3L 4-cylinder turbo petrol engine that makes 156PS of maximum power and 254Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a CVT type automatic transmission. The Nissan Kicks turbo petrol has a fuel-efficiency of 15.8kmpl.

There is also a 1.5L petrol 4-cylinder engine that makes 106PS of maximum power and 142Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 13.9kmpl.

Also Read - Nissan Kicks 2020 Petrol vs Competition - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

MG Hector 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 petrol manual has a fuel-efficiency of 13.3kmpl while the automatic claims to return a figure of 12.32kmpl.

There’s also a 1.5L turbo petrol hybrid 4-cylinder engine, which makes the same power and torque. This engine is only available with a 6-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 14.29kmpl.

Petrol Engine Review

  • Kicks 1.3 has a more powerful engine than Hector.
  • Kicks’ 1.3 engine produces more torque than Hector. It’ll have better drivability than the Hector.
  • Kicks petrol is also more fuel-efficient than Hector.

Kicks 2020 vs Hector 2020 | Feature Comparison - Which Is Better?

Notable top features of Kicks 2020 are:

  • LED projector headlamps w/ LED DRL
  • Rear AC vents
  • R17 alloy wheels
  • 8-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
  • Auto AC
  • Reverse parking camera
  • Roof rails
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Rear wiper & washer
  • Rear defogger
  • Steering mounted controls

Notable top features of Hector 2020 are:

  • LED Headlamp & LED DRL w/ Floating Light Turn Indicators
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • 6-way Power Adjustable Driver Seat
  • 4-way power-adjustable front passenger seat (not available for hybrid)
  • 10.4-inch Touchscreen w/ 8 Speaker System By Infinity
  • 360 Degree Camera View
  • Powered Tailgate
  • 6 Airbags
  • All 4 Disc Brakes
  • Hill-start assist
  • Front Parking Sensors
  • 7-inch full-colour screen in the instrument cluster 
  • Heated outside mirrors
  • Powered opening and closing tailgate

Is the Nissan Kicks better than the MG Hector?

Price of the base variant of Nissan Kicks is Rs. 9.50 lakh and MG Hector is Rs. 12.74 lakh (both ex-showroom). The Kicks is much cheaper than the Hector.

The Hector is a D-segment SUV while the Kicks is a C-segment SUV. So, the Hector is much bigger than the Kicks and it naturally has a better road presence too.

For petrol manual powertrain, Kickss 1.3 turbo petrol engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Hectors engine. If youre looking for a car with lower running costs then Kicks will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

Also Read - Renault Duster vs Nissan Kicks Petrol - Price, Specs, Features

As far as petrol automatic powertrain is concerned, Kickss engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Hectors engine. If youre looking for a car with lower running costs then Kicks will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

The Hector costs more but it has more than enough features to justify the higher cost. It not only offers more luxurious features, but it’s also bigger inside and outside.

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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