2020 Renault Duster vs MG Hector - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

2020 Renault Duster vs MG Hector - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

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

 

2020 Renault Duster vs MG Hector

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

DUSTER VS HECTOR | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL MANUAL

Renault Duster

MG Hector

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

RXE

₹8.49

Style

₹12.74

RXS

₹9.29

Super

₹13.54

RXZ

₹9.99

Hybrid Super

₹14.14

RXE Turbo

₹10.49

Hybrid Smart

₹15.24

RXS Turbo

₹11.39

Hybrid Sharp

₹16.54

RXZ Turbo

₹11.99

   


Renault Duster  prices start from Rs. 8.49 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.99 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. You could buy the top-spec Duster turbo petrol and still have Rs. 75,000 to spare compared to the base variant of the Hector petrol MT.

DUSTER VS HECTOR | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL AUTOMATIC

Renault Duster

MG Hector

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

RXS Turbo

₹12.99

Smart

₹15.94

RXZ Turbo

₹13.59

Sharp

₹17.44


For the petrol automatic powertrain, Renault Duster prices start from Rs. 12.99 lakh. Renault Duster petrol automatic is Rs. 1.6 lakh more expensive than the manual. MG Hector petrol automatic starts at Rs. 15.24 lakh. The Hector petrol automatic is about Rs. 1.5 lakh more expensive than the comparable petrol manual variant.

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

Renault Duster is 4360mm long, 1822mm wide and 1695mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2673mm. The Renault Duster has a boot space of 475 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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DUSTER VS HECTOR | DIMENSION COMPARISON

Dimensions

Renault Duster

Difference

MG Hector

Length (mm)

4360

295

4655

Width (mm)

1822

13

1835

Height (mm)

1695

65

1760

Wheelbase (mm)

2673

77

2750

Boot Space (litre)

475

112

587

Ground Clearance(mm)

205

13

192

Fuel Tank (litre)

50

10

60

Tyre Size (Base Variant)

215/65 R16

-

215/60 R17

Tyre Size (Top Variant)

215/65 R16

-

215/60 R17


Dimension Review

  • Hector is longer than Duster by 295mm.
  • Hector is wider than Duster by 13mm.
  • Hector is taller than Duster by 65mm.
  • Hector has a longer wheelbase than Duster; by 77mm.
  • Hector has 112 litres more boot space than Duster.
  • Duster has 13mm more ground clearance than Hector.

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In terms of dimensions, Hector is a larger car compared to Duster. Although the Renault Duster is the biggest C segment SUV, the Hector’s D-segment genes are clearly visible in this dimension chart. It is much bigger and it will have a stronger road presence than the Duster.

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

DUSTER VS HECTOR | ENGINE COMPARISON

PETROL ENGINE

 

Renault Duster

MG Hector

Engine

1.5 L Petrol

1.3 L Petrol

1.5 L Turbo Petrol

1.5L Turbo Petrol Hybrid

Displacement

1498 cc

1330 cc

1451 cc

1451 cc

Cylinder

4

4

4

4

Maximum Power

106PS @ 5600rpm

154PS @ 5500rpm

143PS @ 5000rpm

143PS @ 5000rpm

Peak Torque

142Nm @ 4000rpm

254Nm @ 1600rpm

250Nm @ 1600-3600rpm

250Nm @ 1600-3600rpm

Manual Transmission

5-speed

6-speed

6-speed

6-speed

Manual FE

14.26kmpl

16.5kmpl

13.3kmpl

14.29kmpl

Automatic Transmission

-

CVT

6-speed DCT

-

Automatic FE

-

16.42kmpl

12.32kmpl

-


Duster Petrol vs Hector Turbo Petrol

Renault Duster 1.5 L, 4-cylinder petrol engine makes 106PS of maximum power and 142Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and has a mileage of 14.26kmpl.

Duster also gets a 1.3L 4-cylinder turbo petrol engine that makes 154PS of maximum power and 254Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed DCT type automatic transmission. The Renault Duster turbo petrol manual has a mileage of 16.5kmpl while the automatic claims to return a fuel-efficiency figure of 16.42kmpl.

Also Read - Which Variant of 2020 Renault Duster Petrol Is Most Value For Money?

MG Hector 1.5L, 4-cylinder turbo petrol engine 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 mileage of 13.3kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency 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

  • Duster has a more powerful engine than Hector.
  • Duster Turbo and Hectors engine have similar torque. However, the Duster turbo has a much better torque-to-weight ratio than the Hector. So, it’ll offer far better drivability and in-gear performance than the Hector.
  • Duster is more fuel-efficient than Hector. Only the Hector hybrid turbo petrol engine matches the Duster’s manual mileage figure.

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

Notable top features of Duster 2020 are:

  • Projector Headlamps w/ LED DRL
  • Height Adjustable Driver Seat w/ Lumbar Support
  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • 7-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
  • Auto AC w/ rear AC vents
  • Reverse Parking Camera
  • Cruise Control
  • 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
  • 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 full-colour screen in the instrument cluster 
  • Heated outside mirrors
  • Powered opening and closing tailgate

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mahesh Yadav

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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