The MG Hector has marked China-based SAIC group’s entry in India and has become India's second connected vehicle after the Hyundai Venue in the country. MG officially revealed Hector on 4th June and looks quite prominent in terms of features and specifications. On the same day, MG Motors India announced the commencement of the online booking for Hector. Now users can even test drive the vehicle.
With a number of highlighting features, the SUV is likely to give a tough competition to the likes of Tata Harrier, Jeep Compass, Mahindra XUV500 and even Hyundai Creta. But is MG Hector capable enough to take on the mighty Ford Endeavour? Here we are going to compare the specifications and details of MG Hector and Ford Endeavour.
MG Hector vs Ford Endeavour Dimension Comparison:
Ground Clearance (mm)
In terms of dimension, the MG Hector is 4655 mm long, 1835 mm wide, 1760 mm tall and rides on a wheelbase measuring 2750 mm. The SUV offers a ground clearance of 192 mm. However, the Ford Endeavour offers 4903 mm of length, 1869 mm of width, 1837 mm of height, wheelbase of 2850 mm and a ground clearance of 201 mm. According to the measurements, the Ford Endeavour is bigger in all aspects as compared to the upcoming MG Hector.
MG Hector vs Ford Endeavour Engine:
Petrol Engine Comparison
6 Speed MT, DCT AT, 6 Speed MT Hybrid
6 Speed MT, AMT
In terms of engine specifications, the MG Hector offers a 1.5-liter turbocharged petrol engine that generates a maximum power output of 142 bhp along with 250 Nm of peak torque. The petrol motor gets paired with a 6- speed manual and a DCT automatic transmission option.
Also, Hector is offered with a market first 1.5-liter petrol- hybrid powertrain choice, offering the same power and torque figures as of the regular petrol powertrain version. It will be paired only with a 6- speed manual transmission only with no confirmation of automatic variant.
Diesel Engine Comparison
2.2 / 3.2L
6 Speed MT
6 Speed MT, AT
The diesel variants of the Hector is equipped with the Fiat-sourced 2.0-litre Multijet diesel engine that pumps out a maximum power output of 167 bhp and 350 Nm of torque. The engine is equipped with a 6- speed manual transmission only. This is the same engine that you will find on Jeep Compass.
On the other hand, the Ford Endeavour is available with two diesel engine options- a 2.2- liter, 4- cylinder unit that churns out 158 bhp of power and 385 Nm of torque and is available with a choice of a 6- speed MT and AT transmission as options. The second motor is a bigger 3.2- liter, 5- cylinder unit that develops 198 bhp and 470 Nm. It is only available with a 6- speed AT.
MG Hector vs Ford Endeavour Price Comparison:
Rs. 12.48 Lakh - Rs.17.28 Lakh
Rs. 28.19 Lakh - Rs. 32.97 Lakh
The MG Hector has priced in between Rs. 12.48 lakh to Rs. 17.28 lakh (ex-showroom) while the Ford Endeavour that belongs to the large SUV segment is priced from Rs 28.19 lakh to Rs 32.97 lakh (ex-showroom, India). Stay tuned to V3cars.com for further updates.