MG Hector Unveiled In India – Specifications, Features, Variants And Images

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MG (Morris Garages) Motor unveiled the Hector SUV today, one of India’s first internet car with 50+ connected features. It will also be available as India’s first 48V hybrid SUV and comes with 19 exclusive features that will attempt to create a new benchmark in the segment.

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Some of the unique features of the MG Hector are as follows:

  • Internet Car with OTA (50+ Connected Features)
  • 48V Hybrid SUV
  • Biggest exterior dimensions (Length & Wheelbase)
  • Class-leading interior space

  • Class-leading boot space
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Biggest 10.4-inch HD Touchscreen
  • Best-in-segment 7-inch digital coloured information cluster display

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  • First-in-segment LED lighting (front & rear)
  • First-in-segment Floating Turn Indicators
  • First-in-segment (Safety): 3-point seat belts for all 5 passengers
  • 360 Degree Camera
  • Premium sound system by Infinity

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  • Heated ORVMs
  • Powered co-driver seat
  • Powered tailgate
  • 8-colour ambient lighting

MG Hector Engine Options

MG’s first product for India will offer two engine choices – 2.0-litre Fiat-sourced turbodiesel engine rated for 170 PS and 350 Nm, mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox only and 1.5-litre turbo petrol good for 143 PS, 250 NM, mated to a 6-speed manual or Dual-clutch gearbox. The petrol engine (manual variants) will also be offered paired with a 48V hybrid system which will charge its batteries during braking and assist the powertrain with an extra 20 Nm of boost when required. Designed and developed for Indian customers, the Hector has been built to withstand extreme road conditions and has been tested for over one million kilometres in India before entering production at the company’s plant in Halol, Gujarat.

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In terms of fuel economy, the MG Hector’s petrol variants will return 14 Km/l and the diesel is rated for 17 km/l. MG Motor India will begin shipments of the Hector SUV within the next few weeks to its widespread network of 120 outlets across 50 cities. The carmaker aims to expand its network to 250 outlets by the end of September this year. Pre-orders of Hector will begin next month.

MG Hector Dimensions

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The Hector is 4655 mm long, 1835 mm wide and 1760 mm tall. The SUV sits 192 mm above the ground and has a wheelbase of 192mm

MG Hector Safety Features

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Top variants of the Hector will offer as many as 6 airbags, whereas the base will offer only 2. In addition to that, the Hector features ESP, disc brakes on all four corners, ABS+EBD+Brake Assist, front parking sensors, 360-degree camera (top variant), Tyre pressure monitoring system, ISOFIX mounts on all variants and electronic parking brake (automatic variants only).

MG Hector Cabin Features

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  • 7″ MID in the instrument cluster with Music, Navigation Calling and TPMS display
  • Fatigue reminder setting
  • Leather seats and application on door trim, dashboard, steering and armrest
  • Front and Rear LED reading lights
  • 8-colour ambient lighting
  • 2nd-row seat recline

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  • Rear AC vents
  • Cooled glove box
  • rear seat armrest with cup holders
  • Leather-finished driver armrest
  • Dual-pane panoramic sunroof
  • 6-way power adjustable driver’s seat, 4-way power adjustable co-driver’s seat

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  • Powered tailgate
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Heated ORVMs
  • Front and rear fast-charging USB ports
  • Auto headlamps
  • Cruise Control
  • 60: Split rear seat backrest with recline function

MG Hector Infotainment

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  • 10.4″ Vertical HD display
  • Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility
  • Sound system tuned by Infinity. Gets subwoofer and amplifier for 8-speaker system
  • Steering mounted audio controls

MG Hector i-Smart Connectivity Features

  • Geofencing
  • Embedded Sim (5G ready)
  • Over the air updates
  • Driver analytics (Harsh braking, running idle, drive time, routes taken etc)
  • Remote vehicle control (ignition on/off, AC on/off, sunroof, tailgate, door lock/unlock through a mobile app)
  • Online navigation with live updates
  • Voice assistant with 100+ voice commands activated by saying “Hello MG”
  • Pre-loaded entertainment content
  • Built-in Ganna.com premium account

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  • Self-initiated emergency call sends a message and location to the pulse hub if airbags are deployed. Hub calls the car back for assistance
  • Vehicle Status Scan
  • Find my car
  • Remote Light flashing and honking
  • Stolen vehicle tracking assistance
  • Tyre pressure check through app
  • Send trip plan to vehicle screen feature
  • Pre-loaded Accuweather app

MG Hector Colours, Variants and Expected Price

  • Candy White
  • Aurora Silver
  • Starry Black
  • Burgundy Red
  • Glaze Red

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The MG Hector will be available in four variants – Style, Super, Smart and Sharp. Expected to be priced between INR 13 to 19 Lakh when it goes on sale in June 2019. Pre-bookings will open in the first week of June. MG Will also begin operations with 120 outlets across 50 cities. The carmaker aims to expand its network to 250 outlets by the end of September this year.

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