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2021 MG Hector Facelift Launched: Gets A Few Much Required Updates


Along with a cosmetic update, MG Motor India has also thrown in new features

 

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  • Facelifted Hector priced between Rs 12.90 lakh and Rs 18.33 lakh.
  • Prices have been hiked by up to Rs 44,000.
  • Comes with larger 18-inch alloy wheels and a redesigned grille.
  • New features include ventilated front seats, a wireless phone charger, and auto-dimming IRVM.
  • Continues to utilise existing 1.5-litre petrol and 2.0-litre diesel engines.

Morris Garages has launched the facelifted Hector at Rs 12.90 lakh (ex-showroom). Though it’s a mild update, it comes just a year and a half after Hector's market introduction. The facelifted model gets minor cosmetic updates and feature additions. Here’s how it’s priced now:

Petrol 

Pre-facelift Price

Facelift Price

Difference

Style

Rs 12.84 lakh

Rs 12.90 lakh

Rs 6,000

Super

Rs 13.64 lakh

Rs 13.89 lakh

Rs 25,000

Smart DCT

Rs 16 lakh

Rs 16.42 lakh

Rs 42,000

Sharp DCT

Rs 17.56 lakh

Rs 18 lakh

Rs 44,000

Petrol - Hybrid

     

Super

Rs 14.22 lakh

Rs 14.40 lakh

Rs 18,000

Smart 

Rs 15.32 lakh

Rs 15.66 lakh

Rs 34,000

Sharp

Rs 16.64 lakh

Rs 17 lakh

Rs 36,000

Diesel

     

Style

Rs 14 lakh

Rs 14.21 lakh

Rs 21,000

Super

Rs 15 lakh

Rs 15.31 lakh

Rs 31,000

Smart

Rs 16.50 lakh

Rs 16.92 lakh

Rs 42,000

Sharp 

Rs 17.89 lakh

Rs 18.33 lakh

Rs 44,000

All prices, ex-showroom

Prices of the Hector have been increased by up to Rs 44,000. The base-spec Sharp petrol variant has been the least affected. 

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The main update on the outside comes in the form of larger 18-inch dual-tone alloy wheels which give it a better stance than the outgoing model’s 17-inch units. The gaudy red strip connecting the tail lamps has been replaced by a gloss black trim. It now comes with the chrome-studded grille from the Hector Plus. 

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While the dashboard layout remains unchanged, it gets a black-creme dual-tone colour scheme, instead of the older all-black. The lighter colours give it an airier and more premium feel. 

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It gets new features such as ventilated front seats, a wireless phone charger, auto-dimming IRVM, and Hinglish commands for the connected car tech. The 10.4-inch infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, Infinity sound system, panoramic sunroof, cruise control, automatic climate control, powered driver’s seat, and ambient lighting have been retained. Safety is taken care of by six airbags, ABS with EBD, parking sensors, a 360-degree camera, and electronic stability control. 

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No changes have been made under the hood. It continues to utilise the 170PS 2.0-litre diesel engine and the 143PS 1.5-litre turbo-petrol engine. A 6-speed manual transmission is offered as standard while the petrol motor can be specced with a dual-clutch automatic. The turbo-petrol manual engine comes with the option of a 48v mild-hybrid system. 

The facelifted Hector rekindles its rivalry with the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Tata Harrier, and Mahindra XUV500.

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