6-seater MG Hector Plus launched: Only Rs 66,000 more expensive than Hector

MG launched the all-new Hector last year in the Indian market and it became a major hit in the market. MG launched the all-new ZS EV, the first electric car from the brand in India. MG has today launched the all-new Hector Plus, which is based on the Hector. It is the six-seater, three-row version of the Hector, which is priced at Rs 13.49 lakhs for petrol and Rs 14..44 lakhs for the diesel.

The new MG Hector Plus looks quite different from the Hector, especially at the front. The car gets a new grille, new headlamps and new DRLs. The Hector Plus looks like an update to the Hector, especially in terms of looks. At the rear, the car gets new tail lamps.

The Hector Plus gets dual-tone alloy. The Hector Plus remains identical to the Hector but because of the updated bumpers in the front and the rear, the overall length of the car has been increased by 65mm.

The major changes to the Hector Plus are done to its interior compared to the Hector. It gets a three-row seating option with two pilot seats in the middle row. MG will launch a 7-seater version of the Hector Plus at a later date. The cabin of the Hector Plus looks much more premium than the regular Hector, thanks to the new colour theme. It will continue to get all the features that are available with the Hector, including the 10.4-inch infotainment system. It also gets the i-Smart connectivity suite with chitchat feature, which can be used to talk to MG Hector in a more vivid way. The car also gets six-way powered driver seat, four-way adjustable co-drive seat. There are features like the panoramic roof, eight-colour ambient lighting, smart swipe tailgate, which can be used to open and close the tailgate. The vehicle also gets a safety feature list including tyre pressure monitoring system, six airbags, 360-degree camera, traction control system, hill hold control, ABS, EBD, tyre pressure monitoring system and front parking sensors.

The Hector Plus gets the same engine options like the Hector. There is a 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine available with a manual, as well as a 7-speed DCT automatic transmission. The petrol engine gets the 48V mild-hybrid system with manual transmission. The diesel variants get the same 2.0-litre diesel engine with only manual transmission. The petrol engine generates a maximum power of 142 Bhp and 250 Nm while the diesel engine produces a maximum power of 170 PS and 350 Nm.

It gets the Tripe 5 feature that offers 5 years/unlimited warranty, 5 years/unlimited km roadside assistance and 5 labour-charge free services. MG has also introduced the MG Shield Plus that allows contractless delivery of the car.