2021 MG Hector Facelift India launch Highlights: Expected price, features, engine specs, images

2021 MG Hector Facelift India launch highlights: The Hector and Hector Plus gets minor updates and has been launched in India. Watch all the action from the launch event LIVE right here!

By: | Updated: January 7, 2021 1:32:41 pm

 

2021 MG Hector Facelift India launch Highlights: The new 2021 MG Hector facelift has been launched today with a slightly revised exterior look. In addition, the cabin will also see some new features, and sport a new look. MG Motor India has also announced the launch of the Hector Plus 7-seat model with the addition of a few new features. The 2021 model-year MG Hector facelift will not see a mechanical change as engine options are likely to be the same as before. The Hector will compete against the likes of the new 2021 Jeep Compass which will also be launched today, in addition to the Tata Harrier, and Hyundai Tucson. At the lower end of the spectrum, the Hector also rivals the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos and the Nissan Kicks. Stay tuned to Express Drives to know all about the new MG Hector facelift as it happens, live from the launch.

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Highlights

    13:26 (IST)07 Jan 2021
    Thats all folks!

    The MG Hector 2021 launch event has ended. Tune in again to Express Drives for more live updates from auto launches, in addition to daily news and reviews of everything from the automotive world. 

    13:19 (IST)07 Jan 2021
    MG Hector and Hector Plus Rivals

    At the price bracket in which MG has launched the new Hector siblings, it will have a long list of vehicles to compete against. At the lower end of the spectrum, it will face competition against the likes of the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos and the Nissan Kicks. While the upper spec models will rival the Tata Harrier, Hyundai Tucson and the lower-spec Jeep Compass. But, the Hector Plus offer more seats, it will also take on the likes of the Mahindra Marazzo, Maruti Suzuki XL6 while also taking the fight to the Toyota Innova Crysta.

    13:16 (IST)07 Jan 2021
    MG Hector New Interior mage

    The new Dual-Tone Black and Beige MG Hector Interior

    13:13 (IST)07 Jan 2021
    MG Hector

    The MG Hector Exterior Image

    13:00 (IST)07 Jan 2021
    MG Hector and MG Hector Plus images

    The MG Hector Range with the 2021 Hector in the middle flanked by the Hector Plus 6 Seat in blue on the right and the hector Plus 7 Seat on the left. 

    12:58 (IST)07 Jan 2021
    MG Hector Dual tone

    MG has also introduced a dual-tone exterior colour option for the Hector range. The MG Hector Dual-Tone options will cost an additional Rs 20,000 over the base price of the specific variant. 

    12:57 (IST)07 Jan 2021
    MG Hector, Hector Plus price range

    The MG Hector SUV range is between Rs 12.89 lakh and ranges up to Rs 19.12 lakh ex-showroom. With that pricing, the Hector Plus 6-Seater Sharp Diesel variants is the highest spec Hector on offer.

    12:53 (IST)07 Jan 2021
    MG Hector Plus 7 Seat Launched

    The MG Hector Plus 7 Seat has been launched in India for a starting price of 13.34 lakh and ranges all the way up to Rs 18.32 lakh.

    12:52 (IST)07 Jan 2021
    MG Hector Plus 6-Seat Relaunched

    MG Hector Plus 6-Seat model has been relaunched in India. The revised prices now see it priced between Rs 15.99 lakh to Rs 19.12 lakh.

    12:50 (IST)07 Jan 2021
    MG Hector Range launched in India

    The MG Hector and hector Plus 7 Seat has been launched in India.

    Prices for the Hector start from Rs 12.89 lakh and go all the way up to Rs 18.32 lakh

    12:47 (IST)07 Jan 2021
    MG Hector Plus 7 Seat Unveiled

    MG has unveiled the Hector Plus 7 Seat model completing the Hector line up in India. 

    12:45 (IST)07 Jan 2021
    MG Hector Interior Changes

    The new features on the MG Hector 2021 in the cabin include -

    Dual-Tone Black-Beige interior

    Ventilated Seats

    Wireless charging Pad

    12:44 (IST)07 Jan 2021
    iSmart Connected Features

    The MG iSmart Connected Feature in the Hector range now includes external wifi connection ability which allows one to connect to a wifi device when the vehicle is in a low network area. It will allow for the connected features to continue to be operational more frequently. Additionally, it will offer Accuweather app weather updates. And finally, the voice commands feature will offer 31 'Hinglish' Voice Commands 

    12:42 (IST)07 Jan 2021
    Exterior Design Changes

    The MG Hector 2021 facelift comes with a new front grille finished with a chrome surround, a dual-tone paint scheme, new larger 18-inch alloy wheels and a new black insert on the boot door. 

    12:40 (IST)07 Jan 2021
    Customer feedback

    The carmaker has revised theMG Hector for the 2021 model year after taking in feedback from feedback customers and automotive experts.

    12:38 (IST)07 Jan 2021
    New Hector in 18 months

    MG Motor India is launching a new Hector model within the 18 months of the original SUV being introduced. MG Claims that in the last 18 months, the Chinese owned automaker has sold over 40,000 units of the model in India.

    12:29 (IST)07 Jan 2021
    The Live Stream

    Watch the live launch of the MG Hector Facelift right here.

    12:23 (IST)07 Jan 2021
    MG Hector Engine Specs

    The engine line up for the Hector facelift will be the same as before. The Hector will continue to be offered with the 2.0-litre turbo diesel engine with the 6-speed manual transmission. The 1.5-litre turbo petrol engine will continue to be offered as before. It will have the 6-speed manual with the 7-speed DCT as an option. Additionally, the higher-spec models will come with the 48-V mild-hybrid system as well.

    12:06 (IST)07 Jan 2021
    MG Price Hike

    In December 2020, MG Motor India announced that prices of the all its models are expected to rise by up to 3%. The change would affect all its models – the Hector range as well as the Gloster and ZS EV. Today, we will know the new prices of the MG Hector at the launch of the facelift.

    11:39 (IST)07 Jan 2021
    MG Hector Plus 7 Seat launch

    MG Motor India had announced that the Hector Plus 7-seat model will be launched in January 2021. The Hector Plus 7-Seat is also expected to be launched today along with the arrival of the standard 5-seat Hector.

    11:32 (IST)07 Jan 2021
    MG Hector Facelift

    The 2021 MG Hector facelift is expected to get cosmetic updates. Some minor exterior styling tweaks are expected while the interior is likely to get some revision. We expect some new features to be added to the SUV. The MG Hector Plus 7 Seat model is also expected to see its launch today.

    11:08 (IST)07 Jan 2021
    Welcome

    Welcome to the live launch of the new 2021 MG Hector facelift. Stay tuned to Express Drives to know all about the new compact SUV and what all its variants will have to offer with the new model.

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