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    MG Hector 2-0L Diesel vs Mahindra XUV500 2-2L Diesel - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

    by Jagdev Kalsi Dates: 25 May 2020

    Which diesel Mid-size SUV is better: MG Hector or Mahindra XUV500? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to find out which car offers better value for money.

     


    Mg Hector 2020 vs Mahindra XUV500 2020

    Hector 2020 Vs XUV500 2020 | Price Comparison - Which Is Cheaper?

    HECTOR VS XUV500 | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL MANUAL

    MG Hector

    Mahindra XUV500

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Style

    ₹13.88

    W5

    ₹13.20

    Super

    ₹14.88

    W7

    ₹14.50

    Smart

    ₹16.33

    W9

    ₹16.20

    Sharp

    ₹17.73

    W11 OPT

    ₹17.70


    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, Mahindra XUV500 diesel manual prices start from Rs. 13.20 lakh and go up to Rs. 17.70 lakh. Entry-level price of Mahindra XUV500 is lower.

    Hector 2020 Vs XUV500 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, Mahindra XUV500 measures 4585mm in length, 1890mm in width and 1785mm in height. The wheelbase of Mahindra XUV500 is 2700mm and it has a 93-litre boot space of litre in 7-seat mode. We don’t have the exact boot space for the XUV in 5-seater mode.

    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.

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    HECTOR VS XUV500 | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    MG Hector

    Difference

    Mahindra XUV500

    Length (mm)

    4655

    70

    4585

    Width (mm)

    1835

    55

    1890

    Height (mm)

    1760

    25

    1785

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2750

    50

    2700

    Boot Space (litre)

    587

    587

    93 (7-seat)

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    192

    8

    200

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    60

    10

    70


    Dimension Review

    • Hector is longer than XUV500 by 70mm.
    • XUV500 is wider than Hector by 55mm.
    • XUV500 is taller than Hector by 25mm.
    • Hector has a longer wheelbase than XUV500; by 50mm.
    • Hector has 494 litres more boot space than XUV500. But it must be noted that the XUV is a 7-seater. We don’t have the exact boot space for the XUV in 5-seater mode.
    • XUV500 rides higher than Hector. Its ground clearance is 8mm more.

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    In terms of dimensions, XUV500 occupies a larger area compared to Hector. So, if the size is a measure of road presence for you, then XUV500 is a better car than Hector.

    Hector 2020 vs XUV500 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which Is Better In Performance?

    HECTOR VS XUV500 | ENGINE & POWERTRAIN OPTIONS

    MG Hector

    Mahindra XUV500

    1.5L Turbo Petrol Manual

    1.5L Turbo Petrol Automatic

    2.0L Diesel Manual

    2.2L Diesel Manual

     -

    2.2L Diesel Automatic

    1.5L Turbo Petrol Hybrid Manual


    Detailed comparison of Hector and XUV500 Diesel powertrains is as follows.

    HECTOR VS XUV500 | ENGINE COMPARISON

    DIESEL MANUAL

     

    MG Hector

    Mahindra XUV500

    Engine Type

    Diesel

    Diesel

    Displacement

    2.0L

    2.2L

    Maximum Power

    170PS @ 3750rpm

    155PS @ 3750rpm

    Peak Torque

    350Nm @ 1750-2550rpm

    360Nm @ 1750-2800rpm

    Transmission

    6-speed

    6-speed

    Claimed FE

    17.41kmpl

    15kmpl


    Hector 2.0L Diesel Manual Vs XUV500 2.2L 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.

    Mahindra XUV500 is powered by a 2.2L Diesel engine that makes 155PS of maximum power and 360Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel efficiency of 15kmpl.

    Diesel Manual Engine Review

    • Hector has a more powerful engine than XUV500.
    • XUV500's engine produces more torque than Hector's.
    • Hector Diesel manual is more fuel-efficient than the XUV500 manual.

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    XUV500's engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Hector's engine. If you're looking for a car with a lower running cost then Hector will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

    Hector 2020 Vs XUV500 2020 | Feature Comparison - Which Is Better?

    HECTOR VS XUV500 | FEATURE COMPARISON

    TOP 5 FEATURES

    MG Hector

    Mahindra XUV500

    LED Headlamp & LED DRL w/ Floating Light Turn Indicators

    Projector Headlamps w/ LED DRL

    Dual-Pane Panoramic Sunroof

    Electric Sunroof w/ Anti Pinch

    R17 Dual Tone Machined Alloy Wheels

    R18 Alloy Wheels

    10.4-inch Touchscreen w/ 8 Speaker System By Infinity

    7-inch Touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay

    360 Degree Camera View

    6-way Power Adjustable Driver Seat

    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 XUV500 are Projector Headlamps w/ LED DRL, Electric Sunroof w/ Anti Pinch, R18 Alloy Wheels, 7-inch Touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay and 6-way Power Adjustable Driver Seat.

    Is MG Hector Diesel Better Than Mahindra XUV500 Diesel?

    Price of the base variant of MG Hector is Rs. 13.88 lakh and Mahindra XUV500 is Rs. 13.20 lakh (both ex-showroom). Entry-level price of Mahindra XUV500 is lower. So it is more affordable.

    In terms of dimensions, XUV500 occupies a larger area compared to Hector. So, if the size is a measure of road presence for you, then XUV500 is a better car than Hector.

    For diesel manual powertrain, XUV500's engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Hector's engine. If you're looking for a car with a low running cost then Hector will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Jagdev heads content for V3Cars. Apart from driving cars, he likes to keep an eye on the industry trends. He thinks he knows why Maruti Suzuki sells the most number of cars in India.

     

    Twitter handle : @jagdevkalsi



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