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

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 23 May 2020

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

     


    Tata Harrier 2 0L Diesel vs MG Hector

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

    HARRIER VS HECTOR | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL MANUAL

    Tata Harrier

    MG Hector

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    XE

    ₹13.69

    Style

    ₹13.88

    XM

    ₹15.00

    Super

    ₹14.88

    XT

    ₹16.25

    Smart

    ₹16.33

    XZ

    ₹17.50

    Sharp

    ₹17.73

    XZ Dual Tone

    ₹17.60

     -

    XZ Dark Edition

    ₹17.70

     -

    XZ+

    ₹18.75

    XZ+ Dual Tone

    ₹18.85

     -

    XZ+ Dark Edition

    ₹18.95

     -


    Tata Harrier prices start from Rs. 13.69 lakh and go up to Rs. 18.95 lakh for diesel manual powertrain. On the other hand, MG Hector diesel manual prices start from Rs. 13.88 lakh and go up to Rs. 17.73 lakh. Entry-level price of Tata Harrier is lower.

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

    Tata Harrier is 4598mm long, 1894mm wide and 1706mm tall and rides on a wheelbase measuring 2741mm. Tata Harrier has a boot space of 425 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 more luggage.

    HARRIER VS HECTOR | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Tata Harrier

    Difference

    MG Hector

    Length (mm)

    4598

    57

    4655

    Width (mm)

    1894

    59

    1835

    Height (mm)

    1706

    54

    1760

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2741

    9

    2750

    Boot Space (litre)

    425

    162

    587

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    205

    13

    192

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    50

    10

    60


    Dimension Review

    • Hector is longer than Harrier by 57mm.
    • Harrier is wider than Hector by 59mm.
    • Hector is taller than Harrier by 54mm.
    • Hector has a longer wheelbase than Harrier; by 9mm.
    • Hector has 162 litres more boot space than Harrier.
    • Harrier rides higher than Hector. Its ground clearance is 13mm more.

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

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

    HARRIER VS HECTOR | ENGINE & POWERTRAIN OPTIONS

    Tata Harrier

    MG Hector

     -

    1.5L Turbo Petrol Manual

     -

    1.5L Turbo Petrol Automatic

    2.0L Diesel Manual

    2.0L Diesel Manual

    2.0L Diesel Automatic

     -

    1.5L Turbo Petrol Hybrid Manual


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

    HARRIER VS HECTOR | ENGINE COMPARISON

    DIESEL MANUAL

     

    Tata Harrier

    MG Hector

    Engine Type

    Diesel

    Diesel

    Displacement

    2.0L

    2.0L

    Maximum Power

    170PS @ 3750rpm

    170PS @ 3750rpm

    Peak Torque

    350Nm @ 1750-2500rpm

    350Nm @ 1750-2550rpm

    Transmission

    6-speed

    6-speed

    Claimed FE

    17kmpl

    17.41kmpl


    Harrier 2.0L Diesel Manual Vs Hector 2.0L Diesel Manual

    Tata Harrier 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 17kmpl.

    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.

    Diesel Manual Engine Review

    • Harrier and Hector have identical power output.
    • Harrier and Harrier have identical torque output.
    •  Hector Diesel manual is more fuel-efficient than the Harrier manual.

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

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

    HARRIER VS HECTOR | FEATURE COMPARISON

    TOP 5 FEATURES

    Tata Harrier

    MG Hector

    Xenon HID Projector Headlamps w/ LED DRL

    LED Headlamp & LED DRL w/ Floating Light Turn Indicators

    Dual Panoramic Sunroof

    Dual-Pane Panoramic Sunroof

    R17 Dual Tone Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels

    R17 Dual Tone Machined Alloy Wheels

    8.8-inch Touchscreen w/ 9 JBL Speakers

    10.4-inch Touchscreen w/ 8 Speaker System By Infinity

    6-way Power Adjustable Driver Seat w/ Lumbar Support

    360 Degree Camera View

    6 Airbags

    6 Airbags


    Top 5 features of Harrier are Xenon HID Projector Headlamps w/ LED DRL, Dual Panoramic Sunroof, R17 Dual Tone Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels, 8.8-inch Touchscreen w/ 9 JBL Speakers and 6-way Power Adjustable Driver Seat w/ Lumbar Support. 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.

    Is Tata Harrier Diesel Better Than Mg Hector Diesel?

    Price of the base variant of Tata Harrier is Rs. 13.69 lakh and MG Hector is Rs. 13.88 lakh (both ex-showroom). Entry-level price of Tata Harrier is lower. So it is more affordable.

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

    For diesel manual powertrain, both Harrier and Hector are on par. 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

    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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