MG Motor launched the brand new technology Hector SUV and Hector Plus facelift on the just-concluded Auto Expo 2023. The Hector SUV, which is the best-selling mannequin of the British-born automaker, has been revamped by way of design and options provided within the 2023 model. The worth of the 2023 MG Hector facelift begins at 14.73 lakh, and goes as much as 21.50 lakh (ex-showroom, India) for the premium Sharp Professional 2.0 liter diesel variant.

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MG Hector 2023 (left) was launched at Auto Expo 2023 at a starting price of ₹14.73 lakh (ex-showroom).  He will face Tata Harrier (right) as one of his main rivals.
MG Hector 2023 (left) was launched at Auto Expo 2023 at a beginning value of ₹14.73 lakh (ex-showroom). He’ll face Tata Harrier (proper) as one in all his essential rivals.

The brand new Hector will compete within the compact SUV phase at the moment led by Hyundai Creta. The Hector may also compete with Kia Seltos, Skoda Kushaq, Volkswagen Taigun in addition to the newest entrants like Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara and Toyota City Cruiser HyRyder, amongst others. Together with its diesel variants, the Hector may also lock horns with the Tata Harrier SUV.

Here’s a comparability of the costs, options and specs of the diesel variants of MG Hector and Tata Harrier:

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MG Hector vs. Tata Harrier: Value

MG Hector is offered with petrol and diesel engines in contrast to rival Tata, which is obtainable in diesel-only variants. Tata is predicted to launch the petrol model of the SUV quickly. Nonetheless, for comparability, this is a have a look at how the diesel variations of the Hector evaluate to the Harrier by way of value.

The beginning value for diesel variants of the MG SUV is 19.05 lakh (ex-showroom) for the fundamental Sensible variant. Whereas the Sensible Professional variant above prices 20.09 lakh, the top-end Sharp Professional will value 21.50 lakh (previous showroom). All diesel variants of the 2023 MG Hector are powered by a 2.0 liter unit mated solely to a guide transmission unit.

By comparability, Tata Motors is providing the Harrier at a beginning value of 14.80 lakh (ex-showroom) for the XE guide model. Pricing for Harrier’s diesel guide variants caps at 21.05 lakh (former showroom). Automated variants of the SUV value between 17.50 lakh and 22.35 lakh (previous showroom).

Fashions Costs for diesel guide variants Costs for diesel automated variants
MG Hector 19.05 lakh- 21.50 lakh (previous showroom) N / A
Tata Harrier 14.80 lakh – 20.05 lakh (previous showroom) 17.50 lakh – 22.35 lakh (previous showroom)

MG Hector vs. Tata Harrier: Options

Whereas the diesel variants of the Tata Harrier SUV are barely extra reasonably priced than the brand new technology Hector, that is the characteristic record the place the MG Motor SUV scores increased than its rival. The massive replace inside the brand new Hector is the 14-inch touchscreen infotainment system and Degree 2 ADAS. The infotainment display helps voice instructions in 5 languages, together with 4 Indian languages. ADAS gives enhanced security with site visitors jam help, adaptive cruise management amongst others. MG additionally gives Sensible Key performance within the new Hector.

By comparability, the 8.8-inch infotainment display contained in the Harrier will look puny. Nonetheless, Tata Motors additionally gives related automotive know-how within the Harrier along with different options akin to wi-fi charging, USB and USB Kind-C charging, voice recognition and extra. Tata has but to introduce ADAS performance in its automobiles. Nonetheless, by way of security, the Harrier boasts of six airbags, ESP, EPB and Auto Maintain, Hill Maintain Help amongst others.

MG Hector vs. Tata Harrier: Specs

By way of dimensions, the Hector SUV is bigger than the Harrier by almost 100mm in size and 54mm in top. The Harrier is a wider SUV with round 60mm of additional shoulder room. The wheelbase of each SUVs is nearly comparable, with the brand new Hector providing 9mm greater than the Harrier.

Each SUVs are powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel engine. Whereas MG Motor gives the diesel variants with solely a six-speed guide transmission, Tata gives the Harrier diesel with each six-speed guide and six-speed automated gearboxes. The diesel Hector and Harrier produce an analogous 167.67hp and 350Nm of torque.

Date of first publication: January 23, 2023, 12:29 PM IST

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