MG Motor today revealed the Hector, India's first internet vehicle with 50+ associated highlights. The production of the Hector has just started at the brand's assembling office in Halol, Gujarat that has an underlying limit of 80,000 units. MG Motor will start taking bookings for this massive SUV, Hector from the first week of June 2019.
Though it will be competing directly in the mid SUV segment against Jeep Compass, Tata Harrier, Hyundai Tucson & Mahindra XUV500 some believe that It will also affect the SUVs in premium and large segment. Let’s have a look at the specifications and features comparison between the MG Hector and the leader of the large SUV segment, Toyota Fortuner.
Hector vs Fortuner Dimensions Comparison:
The newly revealed MG Hector measures 4655 mm in length, 1835 mm in width, 1760 mm in height with 2750 mm long wheelbase and 587 liters of trunk capacity. On the other hand, Toyota Fortuner measures 4,795 mm in length, 1855 mm in width and 1835 mm in height. The Fortuner's 220 mm ground leeway is sufficient to misuse its SUV abilities.
Hector vs Fortuner Petrol Engine Comparison:
MG Hector (Petrol)
Toyota Fortuner (Petrol)
6- Speed Manual & DCT (AT)
5- Speed Manual & AT
MG Hector vs Toyota Fortuner Diesel Engine Comparison:
MG Hector (Diesel)
Toyota Fortuner (Diesel)
6- Speed Manual
6- Speed Manual AT
In terms of powertrain, MG Motor has affirmed that the Hector will be fueled by a 2.0-liter diesel motor. This will be a similar Fiat-sourced unit that controls its adversaries, the Jeep Compass and the Tata Harrier. In the Jeep Compass, it's capacity rating remains at 173 bhp yet in the Hector it makes 167 bhp, while the torque yield stands the equivalent at 350 Nm. Another choice will be a 1.5-liter turbocharged petroleum motor, that will likewise get a 48V mellow half and half framework, delivering 141 bhp of intensity and 250 Nm of torque. Where the 2.0-liter diesel unit is relied upon to be offered with only a 6-speed manual transmission, the 1.5-liter turbocharged oil will get a double grip programmed transmission too.
For Toyota Fortuner, the 2.8-liter four-barrel turbo-diesel variation produces 177 bhp of power and 420 Nm of torque with the 6- speed manual, while the programmed transmission-prepared adaptations offer an additional 30 Nm of torque. The 2.7-liter four-chamber petroleum variation produces 166 bhp and 245 Nm which is combined to a 5- speed manual gearbox with an alternative of programmed transmission also. It is accessible in 2WD arrangement just, while the diesel gets both 2WD and 4WD alternatives.
The MG Hector will come loaded with vast tablet-like touchscreen infotainment framework gets highlights like inbuilt web availability, iSmart portable application-based AC control, entryway lock and open, and an all-encompassing sunroof panoramic. At first, MG will dispatch the Hector with five seats and a seven-situate rendition of the Hector is additionally expected to go on special in India later. The safety features on the Hector incorporate Reverse Parking Sensors, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) + Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) + Brake Assist(BA) + Electronic Stability Program(ESP) + Traction Control System (TCS) + Hill Hold Control (HHL) and All Four Disc Brakes as standard across all variants.
The Toyota Fortuner, on the other hand, is a top-notch seven-seater SUV stacked with highlights like LED projector headlamps with LED DRLs, LED haze light and power flexible and foldable ORVMs. Inside the lodge as well, the Fortuner is very much prepared and offers highlights, for example, influence customizable driver situate, programmed atmosphere control, push-catch stop/begin and journey control. The SUV gets 7 SRS airbags, Active Traction Control, Downhill & Hill Assist Control, Electronic Drive Control, Vehicle Stability Control, and ABS + EBD + BA.
MG Hector Pricing:
Rs. 12.48 Lakh - Rs.17.28 Lakh
Rs. 27.83 Lakh - 33.60 Lakh
In terms of pricing, the MG Hector which will be available in Petrol (MT & AT), Petrol Hybrid(MT) and Diesel (MT) with prices ranging from Rs 12.48 lakh-Rs 17.28 lakh. the Toyota Fortuner on the other hand is available with both petrol(MT & AT) and diesel(MT & AT) engine options with prices ranging from Rs 27.83 lakh to Rs 33.60 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Stay tuned to V3cars.com for further updates.