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    Skoda Karoq 2020 vs MG Hector 1-5L Turbo Petrol - Price, Specs, Features

    by Jagdev Kalsi Dates: 28 May 2020

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

     


    Skoda Karoq 2020 vs MG Hector

    Karoq 2020 vs Hector 2020 | Price Comparison - Which Is Cheaper?

    KAROQ vs HECTOR | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    TURBO-PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Skoda Karoq

    MG Hector

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Style

    ₹24.99

    Smart

    ₹15.94

     -  -

    Sharp

    ₹17.44


    Skoda Karoq is available in just one variant in the petrol-automatic powertrain, priced at Rs. 24.99 lakh. MG Hector, on the other hand, is available in two variants with the petrol-automatic powertrain, and the price of the most affordable variant is Rs. 15.94 lakh. Entry-level price of MG Hector turbo petrol automatic is lower.

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

    Skoda Karoq is 4382mm long, 1841mm wide and 1624mm tall and rides on a wheelbase measuring 2638mm. It has a boot space of 521 litres. On the other hand, 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.

    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.

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    KAROQ VS HECTOR | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Skoda Karoq

    Difference

    MG Hector

    Length (mm)

    4382

    273

    4655

    Width (mm)

    1841

    6

    1835

    Height (mm)

    1624

    136

    1760

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2638

    112

    2750

    Boot Space (litre)

    521

    66

    587

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    200

    8

    192

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    50

    10

    60


    Dimension Review

    • Hector is longer than Karoq by 273mm.
    • Karoq is wider than Hector by 6mm.
    • Hector is taller than Karoq by 136mm.
    • Hector has a longer wheelbase than Karoq; by 112mm.
    • Hector has 66 litres more boot space than Karoq.
    • Karoq rides higher than Hector. Its ground clearance is 8mm more.

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

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

    Detailed comparison of Karoq and Hector’s turbo-petrol powertrain is as follows.

    KAROQ vs HECTOR | ENGINE COMPARISON

    TURBO-PETROL AUTOMATIC

     

    Skoda Karoq

    MG Hector

    Engine Type

    Turbo Petrol

    Turbo Petrol

    Displacement

    1.5L

    1.5L

    Maximum Power

    150PS @ 5000-6000rpm

    143PS @ 5000rpm

    Peak Torque

    250Nm @ 1500-3500rpm

    250Nm @ 1600-3600rpm

    Transmission

    7-speed DCT

    DCT

    Claimed FE

    14.49kmpl

    13.96kmpl


    Karoq 1.5L Turbo Petrol Automatic vs Hector 1.5L Turbo Petrol Automatic

    Skoda Karoq is powered by a 1.5L turbocharged petrol engine that makes 150PS of maximum power and 250Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission and returns a fuel efficiency of 14.49kmpl.

    MG Hector is powered by a 1.5L turbocharged petrol engine that makes 143PS of maximum power and 250Nm of peak torque. It is also available with a dual-clutch type automatic transmission and returns a fuel efficiency of 13.96kmpl.

    Petrol Automatic Engine Review

    • Karoq has a more powerful engine than Hector.
    • Karoq and Hector have identical torque output.
    • Karoq automatic is more fuel efficient than Hector automatic.

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    If you're looking for a car with low running cost then Karoq will be better since its engine is more fuel efficient. It is also more powerful than the Hector.

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

    KAROQ vs HECTOR | FEATURE COMPARISON

    TOP 5 FEATURES

    Skoda Karoq

    MG Hector

    LED headlamps w/ LED DRLs

    LED Headlamps & LED DRLs w/ Floating Light Turn Indicators

    Sunroof

    Panoramic Sunroof

    R17 Alloy Wheels

    R17 Alloy Wheels

    8-inch Touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay

    10.4-inch Touchscreen w/ 8 Speaker System By Infinity

    2-zone Auto AC

    360 Degree Parking Camera


    Top 5 features of Karoq are LED headlamps w/ LED DRLs, sunroof, R17 alloy wheels, 8-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay and 2-zone auto AC. Top 5 features of Hector are LED headlamps & LED DRLs w/ floating light turn indicators, panoramic sunroof, R17 alloy wheels, 10.4-inch touchscreen w/ 8 speakers by Infinity and 360-degree parking camera.

    Is Skoda Karoq Better Than MG Hector?

    Skoda Karoq is priced at Rs. 24.99 lakh and MG Hector’s petrol-automatic powertrain’s starting price is Rs. 15.94 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 Karoq. So, if size is a measure of road presence for you, then Hector is a better car than Karoq.

    As far as the petrol-automatic powertrain is concerned, both Karoq and Hector are on par. If you're looking for a car with a low running cost then Karoq 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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