MG Hector made its debut in the country recently. The manufacturer revealed all the details about the SUV including the specifications, features as well as pricing. One of the most anticipated SUVs launched in India this year; the Hector has already been spied testing in the country a number of times. All set to take other SUVs such as Jeep Compass, Mahindra XUV500, Tata Harrier and Hyundai Tucson in the segment, Let’s have a look at the specifications and features comparison between the MG Hector and Hyundai Tucson.
MG Hector vs Hyundai Tucson Dimension Comparison:
Ground Clearance (mm)
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. On the other hand, the Hyundai Tucson offers 4475 mm of length, 1850 mm of width, height ranging between 1645 mm - 1660 mm depending on the trim, wheelbase of 2670 mm and a ground clearance of 172 mm. This makes Hector larger in every aspect except the width as compared to the Hyundai Tucson.
MG Hector vs Hyundai Tucson Powertrain:
6- Speed MT/ DCT (AT)/6- Speed Hybrid
6- Speed MT
5- Speed MT / 4- Speed AT
5- Speed MT / 4- Speed AT
In terms of powertrain, 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, the MG Hector will offer a market first 1.5-liter petrol-hybrid powertrain choice, offering the same power and torque figures the regular petrol powertrain version. It will be paired only with a 6- speed manual transmission. The diesel variants of the Hector will come 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.
Talking about the Hyundai Tucson, the SUV comes powered by a 2.0-liter petrol engine capable of producing 152.88 bhp of maximum power and 192 nm of peak torque mated to a 5- Speed manual as well as a 4- Speed automatic gearbox. On the other hand, the diesel variants get a 2.0-liter motor churning out 182.46 bhp of power and 400 nm of torque. The engine also comes paired with the same a 5- Speed manual as well as a 4- Speed automatic transmission option.
MG Hector vs Hyundai Tucson Price Comparison:
Rs. 12.18 Lakh- Rs. 16.88 Lakh
Rs. 18.75 Lakh- Rs. 26.95 Lakh
Though the MG Hector has priced between the range of Rs 12 lakh to Rs 17 lakh, ex-showroom, while the pricing for the Hyundai Tucson is quite on the higher side in the segment falling between Rs 18.75 Lakh to Rs 26.95 Lakh, ex-showroom. Stay tuned to V3cars.com for further updates.