MG Hector Plus Price starts at Rs. 13.96 Lakh which is Rs. 1.97 Lakh costlier than base model of Mahindra XUV700 priced at Rs. 11.99 Lakh. In technical specifications, Mahindra XUV700 (Top Model) is powered by 2198 cc engine, while MG Hector Plus (Top Model) is powered by 1956 cc engine.
Engines and power
XUV700 will offer buyers the option of a 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine producing 197bhp and 380Nm of torque and a 2.2-litre turbo diesel producing 182bhp and 420Nm (with the manual gearbox) and 450Nm (with the automatic gearbox) of torque. It takes XUV 700 under 5 seconds to go from 0 to 60KM/H.
MG Hector Plus gives 3 engine options to its customer- a BS6-compliant 1.5-litre turbo-petrol and a 2.0-litre diesel. There’s also a 48V mild-hybrid version available with the 1.5-litre turbo-petrol. The 1.5-litre turbo petrol produces 143bhp and 250Nm of torque. The 2.0-litre diesel, on the other hand, produces 168bhp and 350Nm of torque. It takes MG Hector Plus under 6 seconds to go from 0 to 60KM/H.
XUV 700 truly outshines its competition. From a 10.25-inch digital driver’s display and infotainment screen to built-in Amazon Alexa, wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, sixty plus connected features via AdrenoX, a large panoramic sunroof, dual-zone climate control, leatherette seats with 6-way power adjustability and memory, comfort access, 360-degree camera, 12-speaker Sony surround sound system and an electrically deployed smart door handle that sits flush with the body when the door is locked.
MG Hector Plus will be offered in four variants: Style (base-spec), Super, Smart, Sharp (top-spec). The Hector Plus now gets 18-inch dual-tone alloy wheels, a wireless phone charger, and ventilated front seats (from the 5-seater Hector). Features like the panoramic sunroof, rain-sensing wipers, powered tailgate, 8-colour ambient lighting, and 10.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system (with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay) have been retained. Internet connected features for the 10.4-inch touchscreen infotainment unit and remote controls available from Smart variant onwards.
XUV 700 offers a level 2 ADAS system, 7-airbags, driver drowsiness system, blind-spot monitor, personalized overspeed warning chimes, driver fatigue detection system and dynamic stability control program are all on offer.
Hector Plus safety features include electronic stability program (ESP), front and rear parking sensors (360 parking camera), hill hold control, ISOFIX child seat anchors, ABS with EBD and brake assist, dual front airbags, and traction control. The top-spec variant gets up to six airbags.
These two SVU’s are going to give a head-to-head competition to its competitors in the Indian market. Soon we going to see which SUV comes up on top at the end of 2021
Expected Launch Dates:
XUV 700 has made its global debut on August 14, 2021, on the eve of India’s 75th Independence Day
MG Hector Plus was introduced in India in January 2021.