MG Hector SUV Launched, Prices Start At Rs 12.18 Lakh

The MG Hector competes with the Tata Harrier, Jeep Compass and upcoming Kia Seltos. 

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The MG Hector SUV has been launched in India at prices starting at Rs 12.18 lakh for the base petrol going up to Rs 16.88 lakh for the diesel Sharp variant, ex-showroom. These are introductory prices.

The MG Hector is available in four trim variants – Style, Super, Smart and Sharp. It gets three engine choices: a 1.5-litre petrol engine, a 1.5-litre petrol-hybrid engine option and a 2-litre diesel engine. It gets a six-speed manual and six-speed automatic transmission options. It gets a total of 11 variants to choose from.

The highlight of this SUV is its "connected car" features as it comes with an in-built e-SIM that allows it to be connected to the Internet and even remotely monitored with an app.

MG Hector Prices

Petrol Models

  • MG Hector 1.5 Style MT: Rs 12.18 lakh
  • MG Hector 1.5 Super MT: Rs 12.98 lakh
  • MG Hector 1.5 Super-Hybrid MT: Rs 13.58 lakh
  • MG Hector 1.5 Smart-Hybrid MT: Rs 14.68 lakh
  • MG Hector 1.5 Sharp-Hybrid MT: Rs 15.88 lakh
  • MG Hector 1.5 Smart DCT: Rs 15.28 lakh
  • MG Hector 1.5 Sharp DCT: Rs 16.78 lakh

Diesel Models

  • MG Hector 2.0 Style MT: Rs 13.18 lakh
  • MG Hector 2.0 Super MT: Rs 14.18 lakh
  • MG Hector 2.0 Smart MT: Rs 15.48 lakh
  • MG Hector 2.0 Sharp MT: Rs 16.88 lakh

Here are some of the key features of each variant of the MG Hector. See HERE for full details.


The six-speed automatic transmission option is available only on the 1.5-litre turbo-petrol engine model that does not have the smart-hybrid (integrated starter generator) system with it.

The 1.5-litre turbo-petrol with the smart-hybrid system, puts out slightly better fuel efficiency at 15.8 kmpl (claimed), but is available only with a six-speed manual transmission.

The diesel engine is a 2-litre unit, similar to the Jeep Compass and Tata Harrier. It also uses the same transmission as the Jeep Compass, a six-speed manual unit.

The MG Hector competes with the Tata Harrier, Jeep Compass and upcoming Kia Seltos. 
MG Hector engine and transmission options.
Photo: MG Hector

Key Features and Variants

MG Hector Style

The MG Hecto Style is the entry-level variant, available across petrol and diesel models. It doesn't get the hybrid option or automatic transmission. However, it does get traction control, hill-hold and all-round disc brakes as standard. This is the only variant that gets halogen projector headlamps, while all others get LED. It misses out on the "connected car" features and gets only a standard audio system.

MG Hector Super

The MG Hector Super variant gets all LED lighting, alloy wheels, parking camera, cruise control and the 10.4 inch large-screen infotainment system. However, this system has limited functionalities as it doesn't come with internet connectivity.

MG Hector Smart

The MG Hector Smart variant is a pretty loaded SUV. It comes with the full 10.4 inch infotainment system that features internet connectivity. It also gets added safety features like four airbags. It gets leather upholstery and machined alloys as well.

MG Hector Sharp

The MG Hector Sharp variant is the fully loaded one. It comes with the large panoramic sunroof, 360 degree camera, automatic climate control, auto headlamps and wipers and six airbags among other features.

The Smart and the Sharp variants are the one's that feature MG "connected car" technology, which the brand is pushing as its USP.

In addition to the pricing, MG has also shared its warranty plan. The Hector gets a five year unlimited KM warranty, five labour free services and five year road-side assistance. It also has four service packages one can choose from.

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