Morris Garages India today launched the much-anticipated MG Hector Plus at an inaugural price of INR 13.48 Lakhs (ex-showroom, New Delhi). HECTOR PLUS, India’s first 6-seater internet SUV with panoramic sunroof will be manufactured at the carmaker’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility at Halol near Vadodara in Gujarat.
The MG Hector Plus is offered in a range of four variants: Style, Super, Smart & Sharp. All four variants are offered with both petrol and diesel engine options as well. The top-spec ‘Sharp’ trim powered by the diesel engine is offered with a price of Rs 18.53 lakh, ex-showroom (India).
MG Motor started accepting bookings for the Hector Plus in the Indian market, well before its launch for an amount of Rs 50,000. Deliveries for the same are expected to begin shortly.
The MG Hector Plus is essentially an extended version of the five-seater Hector, which was introduced in India last year. The Hector Plus does, however, come with a number of updates and revisions which help the new SUV differentiate between the five-seater model.
The 6-seater Hector Plus comes with luxurious and comfortable captain seats in the middle row. The 6-seater SUV features a very appealing look with its all-new dual-tone Smoked Sepia Brown interiors, along with stylish new headlamps, a new Chrome-Studded Front Grille, and a Chit-Chat feature on i-SMART Next Gen interface. It also comes with other attractive features including the all-new Smart Swipe, Front and Rear Bumpers, New Rear Tail Light Design, and Revised Skid Plates. The touchscreen infotainment system also comes with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and WiFi connectivity. Other features also include a panoramic sunroof, automatic climate control, large MID at the instrument cluster, ambient lighting, steering-mounted controls and a host of other features as well.
The MG Hector Plus will be offered in two engine options: 1.5-litre turbo petrol and 2.0-litre diesel unit. The turbo-petrol engine produces 140bhp and 250Nm of peak torque while the diesel unit churns out 170bhp and 350Nm of torque. Both engines come mated to a six-speed manual, with the petrol engine receiving the optional seven-speed DCT automatic unit as well. The MG Hector Plus is offered in a range of six colour options.
MG Hector Plus offers both MG Shield and the MG Shield+ to provide an assuring experience to its customers. Under MG Shield, MG extends the Free-three ‘5s’, i.e. 5-year/Unlimited KMs warranty, 5-year Roadside Assistance, and Free Labour Charges for the first 5 services.