Here’re all the important details of 2021 MG Hector SUV Facelift. Know what’s changed in the new 2021 MG Hector.
The model year update for the hot-selling Hector (5-seater) by MG is out. The 2021 Hector SUV witnesses many changes against the pre-facelift model. Launched in 2019 and dubbed as the ‘internet car’, the Hector SUV has attained sizable following in India in a short span of time. The new Hector is priced between Rs. 12.90-18.32 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Besides variant-wise price hike, the SUV also features addition and amends in its appearance and feature list.
So let’s learn what all new elements have been added and what remains untouched in the all-new MG Hector 2021.
The facelift model receives a mix of cosmetic and functional updates on the exteriors. The regular hexagonal grille is replaced by the new chrome-studded front grille. The grille is identical to the one seen on the MG ZS electric SUV. Moreover, the skid plates at the front and back are now metal-grey finished against the satin grey finish in the previous model. At the rear, 2021 Hector is bestowed with a new glossy black tailgate garnish.
Bigger Wheels on Offer
The 17-inch tyres always appeared skinny on the bulky Hector SUV, which invited a lot of criticism for the initial model. This time around the company shuns the 215/60 R17 tyres at least in the top-end variants (Smart and Sharp) to make way for the new 18-inch, 215/55 R18 tyres with dual-tone alloy wheels. However, in the Style and Super variants, the 17-inch tyres continue their duty.
New Colours Added
The vibrant Starry Blue shade, which was a part of the Hector Plus is now added to the all-new 5-seater Hector. Moreover, the dual-tone shade additions come as Red/Black and White/Black options.
Added Attributes Inside the Cabin
The spacious cabin of the 2021 Hector now boasts dual-tone black and beige interior theme. While other additions comprise of ventilated seats, wireless charging pad and others.
Extended iSmart Connected Features
The hi-tech connectivity elements inside the Hector SUV now include external WiFi connection, which allows one to sync to a wifi device during low network range. Moreover, with Accuweather app, the driver/occupants can receive regular weather updates.
‘Hinglish’ Voice Commands
One of the most interesting elements presented with the tech of 2021 Hector is its ‘Hinglish’ voice command feature. There are as many as 35+ hinglish voice commands in all. Some of the attention-grabbing voice prompts include Khul Jaa Sim Sim (Open sunroof), Kaam Par Chalen (Go to the office), Petrol Pump Dhundho (find petrol pump), Mere Waale Gaane Bajado (Play favourite song) and many, many more.
No Change in the Mechanicals
The drivetrain choices for the Hector facelift sees no change and will continue on the same reliable petrol and diesel motors. The Hector diesel will continue with its 2.0L displacement turbo unit (168bhp and 350Nm) mated to the 6-speed manual gearbox. Whereas, the 1.5L turbo petrol drivetrain (141bhp and 250Nm) will continue its pairing with the 6-speed manual transmission and 7-speed dual-clutch transmission as an option. Further, the top-spec trims (Super, Smart and Sharp) are offered with the 48-V mild-hybrid petrol system as well.