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    MG Hector 2-0L Diesel vs Jeep Compass 2-0L Diesel - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 04 Jun 2020

    Which diesel Mid-size SUV is better: MG Hector or Jeep Compass? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to find out which car offers better value for money.

     


    MG Hector vs Jeep Compass

    Hector 2020 Vs Compass 2020 | Price Comparison - Which Is Cheaper?

    HECTOR VS COMPASS | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL MANUAL

    MG Hector

    Jeep Compass

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Style

    ₹13.88

    Sports Plus

    ₹17.99

    Super

    ₹14.88

    Longitude

    ₹19.40

    Smart

    ₹16.33

    Longitude Plus

    ₹20.30

    Sharp

    ₹17.73

    Limited Plus

    ₹22.43

    Limited Plus 4x4

    ₹24.21


    MG Hector prices start from Rs. 13.88 lakh and go up to Rs. 17.73 lakh for diesel manual powertrain. On the other hand, Jeep Compass diesel manual prices start from Rs. 17.99 lakh and go up to Rs. 24.21 lakh. Entry-level price of MG Hector is lower.

    Hector 2020 vs Compass 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which Is Bigger?

    MG Hector is 4655mm long, 1835mm wide and 1760mm tall and rides on a wheelbase measuring 2750mm. MG Hector has a boot space of 587 litres. On the other hand, Jeep Compass measures 4398mm in length, 1818mm in width and 1657mm in height. The wheelbase of Jeep Compass is 2636mm and it has a boot space of 438 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 Mahindra XUV500 2.2L Diesel - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

    HECTOR VS COMPASS | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    MG Hector

    Difference

    Jeep Compass

    Length (mm)

    4655

    257

    4398

    Width (mm)

    1835

    17

    1818

    Height (mm)

    1760

    103

    1657

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2750

    114

    2636

    Boot Space (litre)

    587

    149

    438

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    192

    14

    178

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    60

    0

    60


    Dimension Review

    • Hector is longer than Compass by 257mm.
    • Hector is wider than Compass by 17mm.
    • Hector is taller than Compass by 103mm.
    • Hector has a longer wheelbase than Compass; by 114mm.
    • Hector has 149 litres more boot space than Compass.
    • Hector rides higher than Compass. Its ground clearance is 14mm more.

    Also read - Skoda Karoq 2020 vs MG Hector 1.5L Turbo Petrol - Price, Specs, Features

    In terms of dimensions, Hector occupies a larger area compared to Compass. So, if the size is a measure of road presence for you, then Hector is a better car than Compass.

    Hector 2020 vs Compass 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which Is Better In Performance?

    HECTOR VS COMPASS | ENGINE & POWERTRAIN OPTIONS

    MG Hector

    Jeep Compass

    1.5L Turbo Petrol Manual

    1.4L Turbo Petrol Manual

    1.5L Turbo Petrol Automatic

    1.4L Turbo Petrol Automatic

    2.0L Diesel Manual

    2.0L Diesel Manual

     -

    2.0L Diesel Automatic

    1.5L Turbo Petrol Hybrid Manual


    Detailed comparison of Hector and Compass Diesel powertrains is as follows.

    HECTOR VS COMPASS | ENGINE COMPARISON

    DIESEL MANUAL

     

    MG Hector

    Jeep Compass

    Engine Type

    Diesel

    Diesel

    Displacement

    2.0L

    2.0L

    Maximum Power

    170PS @ 3750rpm

    173PS @ 3750rpm

    Peak Torque

    350Nm @ 1750-2550rpm

    350Nm @ 1750-2500rpm

    Transmission

    6-speed

    6-speed

    Claimed FE

    17.41kmpl

    17.1kmpl


    Hector 2.0L Diesel Manual Vs Compass 2.0L Diesel Manual

    MG Hector is powered by a 2.0L Diesel 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 17.41kmpl.

    Jeep Compass is powered by a 2.0L Diesel engine that makes 173PS of maximum power and 350Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel efficiency of 17.1kmpl.

    Diesel Manual Engine Review

    • Compass has a little more powerful engine than Compass.
    • Hector and Hector have identical torque output.
    • Hector Diesel manual is slightly more fuel-efficient than Compass manual.

    Read Also - Tata Harrier 2.0L Diesel vs MG Hector 2.0L Diesel - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

    If you're looking for a car with a lower running cost then Hector will be better since its engine is slightly more fuel-efficient.

    Hector 2020 Vs Compass 2020 | Feature Comparison - Which Is Better?

    HECTOR VS COMPASS | FEATURE COMPARISON

    TOP 5 FEATURES

    MG Hector

    Jeep Compass

    LED Headlamp & LED DRL w/ Floating Light Turn Indicators

    Bi-xenon HID Headlamps w/ LED DRL

    Dual-Pane Panoramic Sunroof

    Dual-Pane Panoramic Sunroof

    R17 Dual Tone Machined Alloy Wheels

    R18 Alloy Wheels

    10.4-inch Touchscreen w/ 8 Speaker System By Infinity

    8.4-inch Touchscreen

    360 Degree Camera View

    Auto Dimming IRVM

    6 Airbags

    6 Airbags


    Top 5 features of Hector are LED Headlamp & LED DRL w/ Floating Light Turn Indicators, Dual Pane Panoramic Sunroof, R17 Dual Tone Machined Alloy Wheels, 10.4-inch Touchscreen w/ 8 Speaker System By Infinity and 360 Degree Camera View. Top 5 features of Compass are Bi-xenon HID Headlamps w/ LED DRL, Dual Pane Panoramic Sunroof, R18 Alloy Wheels, 8.4-inch Touchscreen and Auto-Dimming IRVM.

    Is Mg Hector Diesel Better Than Jeep Compass Diesel?

    Price of the base variant of MG Hector is Rs. 13.88 lakh and Jeep Compass is Rs. 17.99 lakh (both ex-showroom). Entry-level price of MG Hector is lower. So it is more affordable.

    In terms of dimensions, Hector occupies a larger area compared to Compass. So, if the size is a measure of road presence for you, then Hector is a better car than Compass.

    For diesel manual powertrain, both Hector and Compass are on par. If you're looking for a car with a low running cost then Hector will be better since its engine is slightly more fuel-efficient.

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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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