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MG Hector plus launched price starts at 13.48 Lakh

Chinese carmaker MG Motor has launched Hector Plus today for the Indian market. MG has been struggling to establish as a reliable mid-size SUV maker. Which is the reason that all its 3 products for the Indian market are SUVs  

As the name suggests, the Hector Plus is based upon the standard Hector but gets some additional cosmetic features. To major highlight of the Hector Plus happens to be its seating capacity in comparison to the regular Hector.

For now, the MG Hector Plus will be available as a 6-seater (including 2 Captain Seats in the second row) variant. However, as per reports MG intends to bring in a 7-seater version in the future. In terms of appearance, the MG Hector Plus looks identical to the standard Hector but there are some minor differences. For example, both the front and rear bumpers have been changed.

 As far as dimensions are concerned, the Hector Plus is 65 mm longer than the regular Hector. Other dimensions are identical to that of the 5-seater Hector. Under the hood, one can find familiar motors. The Hector Plus comes with 2 engine options, a 143 hp 1.5-litre turbo petrol engine and a 170 hp 2-litre diesel motor.

  As the Hector Plus is based upon the Hector, it carries over features like Infinity sound system, powered front seats, a panoramic sunroof, a 10.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system which is compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, connected car technology, ambient lighting and much more. Additionally, MG has added a swipe to open the tailgate feature which opens up the boot automatically if you swipe your leg under it. On the safety front, the Hector Plus gets all the necessary pieces of technology like a 360-degree camera, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), front and rear parking sensors, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), Hill Hold Assist, ABS with EBD and 6 airbags.

Price of the Hector Plus starts from Rs 13.49 lakhs and go all the way to Rs 18.54 lakhs, ex-showroom. This makes the Hector Plus about Rs 60-80k more expensive than the Hector. Competition for the Hector Plus will comprise of the Mahindra XUV500 and Toyota Innova Crysta. Later, models like the Tata Gravitas and 7-seater version of Creta will also become direct competitors to the Hector Plus.