MG Motor made debut in Indian market in 2019. Their first product Hector which is a mid-size SUV was a huge success in the market. It became so popular in the market that they even had to stop accepting bookings for a short period of time as the demand kept on increasing. MG Hector is now a very commonly spotted SUV on our roads. Last year, MG decided to launch a 7-seater version of the MG Hector and it was known as Hector Plus for obvious reasons. MG then launched the 2021 version of MG Hector, Hector Plus in the market earlier this year. Now MG has released a new TVC for the 2021 MG Hector Plus 7-seater SUV.
The video has been shared by Morris Garages India on their official YouTube channel. This is a very short video which focuses on the third row of seats that MG Hector Plus comes with. In this video, they show two children talking about how are going to travel in the car as they are 7 people travelling in the car including their dog. As they were having this discussion, their father comes and asks them why are they were in the lawn and not inside the car. The children tell that, there is no space in the car as the second row is already filled. The father then takes them to the car and reveals the third row of seat to them.
Video then shows the family comfortably travelling in the all-new MG Hector Plus SUV. In comparison to the 2020 model, the 2021 version of MG Hector Plus gets minor cosmetic changes. MG Hector Plus gets a large grille at the front with chrome inserts on it. Just like Hector Hector Plus also has LED DRLs but, they have a different design to it than the ones found in 5-seater Hector.
The headlights are placed on the lower part of the bumper and they also have a slightly different design. The overall dimensions of MG Hector Plus is similar to Hector. Hector Plus was initially available with captain seats in the second row. In 2021 version, there is an option for bench seat in the middle which makes it a proper 7-seater SUV. Just like shown in the video, the third row of seats in appropriate for children an adult might not be able to sit comfortably on those seats for a longer period of time.
MG Hector Plus is also offered with front ventilated seats, wireless phone charging, auto-dimming ORVMs, large touchscreen infotainment screen with connected car features. The system has been upgraded and it now even understands Hinglish voice commands. It also gets 360 degree camera, panoramic sunroof, automatic climate control, powered tail gate and so on.
In terms of engine and gearbox, MG Hector Plus uses the same set of engine as 5-seater Hector. It is available with both petrol and diesel engine options. The petrol version is powered by a 1.5 litre turbo petrol engine. It generates 143 Ps and 250 Nm of torque. A mild hybrid version of MG Hector is also available with same engine. The non-hybrid version gets a DCT gearbox option whereas the hybrid one comes with a manual gearbox only. The 2.0 litre diesel engine generates 170 Ps and 350 Nm of peak torque and comes with a manual gearbox option only.