MG Hector vs rivals which includes established players with lots of features, comfort and performance numbers
MG Hector is the next big thing set to launch in India within couple of days. The big, muscular connected SUV will be the iconic British brand’s first car in India ready to go on sale. This SUV will host connected car technology thanks to an Airtel 5G e-SIM, which makes it an appealing model. However, there will be some tough rivals as well. The MG Hector vs rivals will see the inclusion of models like Tata Harrier, Mahindra XUV500 and Jeep Compass as well.
While the MG Hector rivals don’t come with connected car technology, they are well established. Also, these SUVs are loaded with premium features and pretty powerful as well, which are the prime elements to be successful in this segment. Here, let us take a close look at the spec-sheet based comparison between these four SUVs.
MG Hector vs rivals – Price
Let’s take a look at the MG Hector and its rival’s pricing.
Rs 18 lakh (expected)
Rs 12.30 – Rs 19.72 lakh
Rs 12.69 – Rs 16.25 lakh
Rs 15.60 – Rs 23.11 lakh
MG Hector vs rivals – Dimension
Here, let us take a look at the dimension comparison between the MG Hector and its rivals.
MG Hector vs rivals – Specification
MG Hector will be available in both petrol and diesel options. The petrol model will get energy from a 1.5-litre unit, while the diesel variant will get a 2.0-litre unit under the hood. Mahindra XUV500 on the other hand is available in both petrol and diesel engine options. The petrol engine is a 2.2-litre unit mated to a 6-speed automatic gearbox, while the diesel motor is a 2.2-litre fuel burner that is available with both manual and automatic gearbox options.
Tata Harrier has been launched in India with a diesel engine only. No petrol motor is there. The SUV comes with a manual gearbox. This 2.0-litre Kryotec diesel motor is capable of kicking out 138 bhp of power and 350 Nm of torque. A 6-speed manual transmission is there mated to the engine.
A 1.4-litre petrol engine and a 2.0-litre diesel engine are there as powertrain options for the Jeep Compass SUV. The Jeep Compass comes available in both manual and automatic gearbox options. Interestingly, the car comes with 4×4 drivetrain enabling it for hardcore off-roading.