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MG Hector vs Volkswagen Taigun

MG Hector Price starts at Rs. 13.49 Lakh which is Rs. 2.99 Lakh costlier than base model of Volkswagen Taigun priced at Rs. 10.49 Lakh. The claimed mileage . In technical specifications, MG Hector (Top Model) is powered by 1956 cc engine , while Volkswagen Taigun (Top Model) is powered by 999 cc engine. 50% users have chosen Volkswagen Taigun over MG Motor Hector in a survey being conducted on zigwheels.com.

MG Hector vs Volkswagen Taigun Comparison

Key Highlights Hector Taigun
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 19.35 Lakh Rs. 17.49 Lakh
Fuel Type Diesel Petrol
Engine Displacement 1956 cc 1498 cc
Power 167.68bhp@3750rpm 147.51bhp@5000-6000rpm
Mileage ... 17.88 Kmpl
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MG Hector vs Volkswagen Taigun Summary

Basic Info Hector Sharp Diesel MTTaigun 1.5 TSI GT Plus
Brand MG Motor Volkswagen
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 19.35 Lakh View On Road Price Rs. 17.49 Lakh View On Road Price
Rating
4.2
(93 Ratings)
5.0
(8 Ratings)
Engine Displacement 1956 cc 1498 cc
Body Type SUVAll SUV Cars SUV,Compact_SuvAll SUV Cars
Fuel Type Diesel Petrol
Max Power 167.68bhp@3750rpm 147.51bhp@5000-6000rpm
No Of Cylinders 4 4
Transmission Manual Automatic
Gear Box 6-Speed 7-Speed DSG
Drive Type FWD ...
Colors
Hector Colors
Taigun Colors
Mileage (ARAI) ... 17.88 Kmpl
Tyre Size 215/55 R18 205/55 R17
Boot Space 587 Liters 385 Liters
Steering Mounted Audio Control Yes Yes
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Airbags Driver, Passenger and Side Front Driver, Passenger and Side Front
Insurance Rs. 79,928 Hector Insurance Rs. 65,004 Taigun Insurance

Engine Type
2.0 L Turbocharged Diesel
1.5L TSI EVO with ACT
Engine Displacement
1956 cc
1498 cc
Fuel Type
Diesel
Petrol
Max Power
167.68bhp@3750rpm
147.51bhp@5000-6000rpm
Max Torque
350Nm@1750-2500rpm
250nm@1600-3500rpm
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
No Of Cylinders
4
4
Transmission
Manual
Automatic
Gear Box
6-Speed
7-Speed DSG
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Drive Type
FWD
...
Paddle Shift
Fuel Supply System
...
TSI
Kerb Weight
...
1310 Kg
Turbo Charger
Mild Hybrid
...

Fast Charging
...

Mileage (ARAI)
...
17.88 Kmpl

Suspension Front
Macpherson Strut with Stabilizer bar
McPherson suspension and stabiliser bar
Suspension Rear
Semi Independent Helical Spring Torison Beam
Twist beam axle
Brakes Front
Disc
Disc
Brakes Rear
Disc
Drum
Steering Type
Power
Electric
Minimum Turning Radius
...
5.05
Tyre Size
215/55 R18
205/55 R17
Alloy Wheel Size
R18
R17
Tyre Type
Tubeless, Radial
Tubeless,Radial

Dual Tone Dashboard
Ventilated Seats
...
Additional Interior Features
Auto Dimming IRVM, Low Battery Alert At Ignition On, Front And Rear Metallic Scuff Plates,Over The Air (OTA) Updates,Champagne and Black Dual Tone Interiors,8 Colours Ambient Lighting,Trip Meter, Distance To Empty,Chrome Door Armrest Handle Finish,Chrome Inside Door Handles Finish,Leather Door Armrest & IP Insert
GT branding on front grill, GT branding at rear, Chrome plaquette on the front fender with GT branding,Seat upholstery GT - partial leatherette with Wild Cherry Red stitching,Center armrest in Leatherette, front, Laser red ambient lighting, GT welcome message on infotainment, Alu pedals, Red painted brake calliper in front, Dual tone exterior with roof painted in Carbon Steel Grey, Premium dual tone interior, High quality scratch-resistant dashboard, Amur Grey or Dark Red Glossy and Carbon Pattern décor inserts, Chrome accent on air vents slider, Chrome accent on air vents frame, Leatherette + Fabric seat upholstery, Driver side foot rest, Driver side sunvisor with ticket holder, Passenger side sunvisor with vanity mirror, Foldable roof grab handles, front, Foldable roof grab handles with hooks, rear, Ambient light pack: LEDs for door panel switches, front and rear reading lamps, Luggag
Fabric Upholstery
Leather Seats
...
Rear Seat Headrest
Seating Capacity
5
5
Doors
5
5
Boot Space
587 Liters
385 Liters
Fuel Capacity
60 Liters
50 Liters

Alloy Wheels
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Tail lamps,LED Fog Lights,Cornering Fog lights
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Tail lamps,Cornering Fog lights
Trunk Opener
Smart
...
Additional Exterior Features
Front & Rear Skid Plates, Floating Light Turn Indicators,Dual Tone Exterior,Chrome Finish On Window Beltline,Chrome Finish On Outside Door Handles,Chrome Side Body Cladding Finish
3D Chrome step grille, Chrome applique on door handles, Chrome garnish on window bottom line, Dual tone exterior with Carbon Steel roof, Signature Trapezoidal chrome wing, front, Chrome strip on grille - upper, Chrome strip on grille - lower, Front diffuser Silver painted, Muscular elevated bonnet with chiseled lines, Sharp dual shoulder lines, Functional roof rails, Silver, Side cladding, grained, Body coloured door mirrors housing with LED indicators, Body coloured door handles, Rear diffuser Silver painted, Signature Trapezoidal chrome wing, rearf
Outside Rear View Mirror
Turn indicators on ORVM
Xenon Headlights
...
Trunk Light
Rear Spoiler
Antenna
...
Roof Rails
Length*Width*Height
4655*1835*1760 mm^3
4221*1760*1612 mm^3
Wheelbase
2750 mm
2651 mm
Ground Clearance (Unladen)
192 mm
188 mm

Connectivity
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Addtional Comfort Features
17.8 cm Coloured Digital Multi Info Display, Vehicle Status Check On App, Smart Drive Information, Engine Start Alarm, Critical Tyre Pressure Voice Alert, Rear Parcel Curtain,AC Controls On The Headunit, Welcome Light On Car Unlock, 2nd Row Seat Recline, Rear Seat Middle Headrest, All Windows Down By Remote Key, Remote Car Lock/Unlock, Send POI To Vehicle From App,4-Way Power Adjustable Co-driver Sea,Dual Pane Panoramic Sunroof,6-Way Power Adjustable Driver Seat,Rear Flat Floor,Sunglass Holder, 4-Way Power Adjustable Co-driver Seat, Remote Sunroof Open/Close, Leather Driver Armrest With Storage And 12V Power Outlet
Multi-Function Steering with audio and call control, Adjustable dual rear AC Vents, Front seats back pocket (both sides), Smart storage - bottle holder with easy open mat, Height adjustable head restraints, Smart touch Climatronic AC, Auto dimming IRVM, KESSY - Push button start stop
USB Charger
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
Central Control Armrest
With Storage
With Storage
Tailgate Ajar
...
Gear Shift Indicator
...
Rear Curtain
Not Available
...
Luggage Hook and Net
Battery Saver
...
Lane Change Indicator
...
Additional Entertainment Features
Chit Chat Voice Interaction, 35+ Hinglish Voice Commands, 4 Tweeters, i-SMART App For Smart Watch, Voice Search In Gaana, Accuweather (With Weather Forecast), 100 + Voice commands And Adaptive Learning, Inbuilt Gaana App With Premium Account, Preloaded Entertainment Content By MG,Premium Sound Sytem By Infinity,Subwoofer & Amplifier, Vehicle Overspeed Alert With Customizable Speed Limit, 35+ Hinglish Voice Commands, 100 + Voice commands And Adaptive Learning
Valet mode,ygicTM navigation, offline, GaanaTM, Booking.comTM, AudiobooksTM
Smart Entry
Massage Seats
Not Available
...
Memory Functions For Seat
Not Available
...
One Touch Operating Power Windows
All
Driver's Window
Autonomous Parking
Not Available
...
Drive Modes
...
Internal Storage
...
No of Speakers
4
6
Rear Entertainment System
...
AC
Rear AC Ducts
Heater
Power Steering
Steering Column
Tilt & Telescopic
Tilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audio Control
Cruise Control
Power Windows ( Front / Rear )
Front and Rear
Front and Rear
Adjustable Driver Seat
Heated Seat Front
Heated Seats Rear
Adjustable Front Passenger Seat
Lumbar Support
Folding Rear Seat
60:40 Split
60:40 Split
Rear Seat Center Armrest
Tachometer
Dual Trip Meter
Low Fuel Warning Lamp
Clock
Seat Belt Warning
Push Ignition
AM/FM Radio
USB Auxiliary Input
DVD Playback
...
Touch-screen Display
GPS Navigation System
Speakers Front
...
Speakers Rear
Automatic Head Lamps
Auto Rain Sensing Wipers
Follow me home headlamps
Adjustable Head Lights
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
Rear
Remote Operated Fuel Tank Lid
...
Front Cupholders
Door Pockets
Front & Rear Door
Front & Rear Door
12V Power Outlets
Cigarette Lighter
...
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
Front & Rear Door
Sun Roof
Moon Roof

Anti-Pinch Power Windows
2
Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
...
Knee Airbags
...
ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts
Head-Up Display
...
Day/Night Rearview Mirror
3
3
Blind Spot Monitor
...
Hill Descent Control
...
Hill Assist
Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
...
360 View Camera
...
Airbags
Driver, Passenger and Side Front
Driver, Passenger and Side Front
Seat Belts
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist (BA)
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
...
Traction Control System (TCS)
...
Engine Immobilizer
Central Locking
Child Safety Lock
Fog Lamps (Front / Rear )
Both
...
Rear Wash Wiper
Rear Defogger

Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

MG Hector

  • New features like the ventilated seats
  • wireless charging and auto dimming IRVM all add value for a small increase in price. New interiors brighten up the spacious cabin. Hinglish commands are useful and system's voice recognition is very accurate.

MG Hector

  • Visual changes will be hard to spot. Prices have increased.
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Recently Asked User Questions

Q. Whose mileage is better MG Hector hybrid or Seltos?
  • The MG Hector Hybrid variant gives an ARAI claimed mileage of 9.36 kmpl. On the other hand, the Seltos gives an ARAI claimed mileage of 16.1 - 20.8 kmpl.
Q. Which is value for money variant in MG hector petrol and diesel ?
  • Selecting the perfect variant would depend on certain factors such as your budget and the features required. Sharp Diesel MT(diesel) and Sharp CVT(petrol) are the top-selling variants of MG Hector in petrol and diesel fuel type. The price of the MG Hector Sharp CVT in New Delhi is Rs 18.37 Lakh (Ex-showroom). The MG Hector Sharp Diesel MT is powered by a 1956 cc engine which is available with a Manual transmission. The 1956 cc engine puts out 167.68bhp@3750rpm of power and 350Nm@1750-2500rpm of torque. It features Multi-function Steering Wheel, Touch Screen, Engine Start Stop Button, Power Steering, Air Conditioner, Anti Lock Braking System, Automatic Climate Control, Gear Shift Indicator, Battery Saver, Lane Change Indicator, etc. On the other hand, the price of the MG Hector Sharp Diesel MT in New Delhi is Rs 18.85 Lakh (Ex-showroom). The MG Hector Sharp CVT is powered by a 1451 cc engine which is available with an Automatic transmission. The 1451 cc engine puts out 141bhp@5000rpm of power and 250Nm@1600-3600rpm of torque. It features Multi-function Steering Wheel, Touch Screen, Engine Start Stop Button, Power Steering, Air Conditioner, Anti Lock Braking System, Automatic Climate Control, etc. Moreover, we would suggest you to take a test drive for a better understanding of performance and comfort. Click on the link and select your desired city for dealership.
Q. Between Hector Sharp MT diesel and Compass 2.0 Longitude diesel? Which one is best to buy?
  • Selecting the right car would depend on several factors such as your budget preference on the segment, features required, cabin space, engine options, brand preference, etc. If we talk about Hector then the updates add more value to what was already a feature-packed package. Should make the buying decision easier for most. It is powered by a 1956 cc engine which is available with a Manual transmission. The 1956 cc engine puts out 167.68bhp@3750rpm of power and 350Nm@1750-2500rpm of torque. On the other hand, Jeep Compass 2.0 Sport Diesel is powered by a 1956 cc engine which is available with a Manual transmission. The 1956 cc engine puts out 167.67bhp@3750rpm of power and 350nm@1750-2500rpm of torque. Moreover, we would suggest you to take a test drive before making the final decision. Follow the link and select your desired city for dealership.
  • Thank you. For me engine performance and riding pleasure supercede any other feature.
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