MG Motors had already updated the Hector with a BS6 compliant petrol engine and it was only a matter of time that the oil burners were waiting for an upgrade. Few days ago, MG Motors announced the launch of the BS6 compliant Hector diesel models. The (diesel entry level Style trim now comes with a price tag of Rs 13.88 lakh (ex-showroom, India) and the top level Sharp trim goes upto Rs 17.72 lakh (ex-showroom, India).
Engine and Transmission
The main element here is under the hood, it is the 2.0 litre diesel engine which is sourced from FIAT and complies with the latest BS6 emission norms.This oil burner produces identical 170 bhp of power and 350Nm of torque and it comes coupled with a 6 speed manual gearbox only.
Equipment and Features
Equipment and features remain unchanged and even the safety features are the same. The entry level models get projector headlamps, height-adjustable driver seat, ac vents in the second row, reclinable rear backrest, etc. Whereas the top trim levels come equipped with electrically adjustable front seats, automatic climate control, panoramic sunroof, powered tailgate and the MG Motor’s iSmart connected-car technology.
Delivery of Cars
As we are facing a lockdown which has been extended till the 3rd of March 2020, the deliveries for the MG Hector BS6 diesel model will most likely commence when the lockdown is pulled out. This will be applicable even with the petrol models as well. As we cant be sure if the lockdown is going to extend or not, all the deliveries will begin once we resume the lockdown.
In the coming months, we at MyNewCar are expecting that MG Motors will also launch the three row version of the Hector, which will be called the Hector Plus. Do let us know your take on the BS6 complaint MG Hector and the upcoming MH Hector Plus in the comments section below.
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