MG Hector Plus Petrol Or Diesel? Mileage & Running Cost Comparison

If you’re wondering whether you should buy the MG Hector Plus petrol or diesel then this article will help you come to a conclusion. Here, we’ll take the latest ex-showroom prices of the Hector Plus and look at the price difference. Based on the current petrol and diesel prices, we’ll calculate the kilometres you need to drive the car to recover the higher upfront cost. This should help you decide which engine option of the Hector Plus will work best for you and save you money in the long run. Let’s start with the difference in their ex-showroom prices.

MG Hector Plus

MG Hector Plus Petrol Vs Diesel - Price Comparison

Let’s look at the latest ex-showroom prices of the MG Hector Plus petrol and diesel to see what extra cost you’re paying for the Hector Plus diesel over the Hector Plus petrol.

MG HECTOR PLUS PETROL VS DIESEL PRICES

EX-SHOWROOM DELHI (APRIL 2022)

Variants

Turbo Hybrid Petrol Prices

Difference

Turbo Diesel Prices

Super Manual

Rs. 16,15,800

Rs. 1,04,000

Rs. 17,19,800

Sharp Manual

Rs. 19,24,800

Rs. 1,50,000

Rs. 20,74,800

For the MG Hector Plus diesel manual, you’re paying between Rs. 1.04 lakh and Rs. 1.5 lakh more than the petrol.

MG Hector Plus Petrol Vs Diesel - Running Cost Calculation - April 2022

Now, let’s compare the per kilometre fuel cost you’ll incur with both the engine options. For this, we’ll use the latest petrol and diesel prices in Delhi and the official mileage figures as a baseline.

MG HECTOR PLUS

COST PER KM (APRIL 2022)

 

Turbo Hybrid Petrol

Difference

Turbo Diesel

Fuel Price Delhi

Rs. 105.45

Rs. 8.74

Rs. 96.71

Manual Mileage

14.03kmpl

2.53kmpl

16.56kmpl

Manual Cost Per KM

Rs. 7.52

Rs. 1.68

Rs. 5.84

At the current fuel prices, the MG Hector Plus petrol manual will cost you Rs. 1.68 more than the MG Hector Plus diesel manual for every kilometre you drive.

Kilometres To Breakeven With MG Hector Plus Diesel

MG HECTOR PLUS PETROL VS DIESEL

KM TO RECOVER (APRIL 2022)

Variants

KM to Recover

Super Manual

62,050km

Sharp Manual

89,496km

Depending on the variant, you’ll have to cover 62,050 to 89,496km with the MG Hector Plus diesel manual to recover the extra price you pay upfront over the Hector Plus petrol.

Should You Buy MG Hector Plus Petrol Or Diesel?

The price difference between the petrol and diesel variants isn’t consistent for the MG Hector Plus. The Super diesel is only Rs. 1.04 lakh more expensive while the Sharp diesel’s price is Rs. 1.50 lakh higher than petrol. So, for Super variant buyers, the decision to jump to the diesel engine is straightforward as they will only need to drive the car for about 62,000km to recover the higher upfront costs. However, the Sharp variant buyers will have to drive it for about 90,000km. So, we will not recommend Sharp buyers to upgrade to the diesel engine unless you see yourself covering more than 1.0 lakh kilometres during the ownership.

You can use our Fuel Cost Calculator to see how much any petrol, diesel or CNG car will cost to run based on the latest fuel price in your city.

Fuel Cost Calculator in India

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Prathu Sharma

Engineer by upbringing, artist by passion, motorhead because ,why not! Likes to know about everything related to technology, switches between american muscle and german innovation depending on the day. Wants to own 69' Mustang Mach 1 and to drive BMW M3 87'someday.

0 Comments

Leave a Reply