MG currently sells four products in India – Hector, Hector Plus, ZS EV and its flagship SUV Gloster
MG Motor will give Hector a mild facelift next year. The updated Hector in his test mule has already been spotted several times. Now the reworked Hector was completely undisguised spied on during his TVC filming. Hat tip to the car enthusiast Karthik Raj for sharing the spy footage.
MG Motor plans to introduce the Hector facelift January 2021 in India. Given the current Hector launched in July 2019, Hector will be redesigned earlier than most other cars in the country. However, the makeover is limited to just a handful of cosmetic changes.
Exterior design updates
For starters, the most notable change to notice is the redesigned front grille with black mesh and satin gray edging. The chrome contour of the grille, which extends to the headlights, can be seen on the newly built Hector, sold as the Chevrolet Captiva in South American markets. It will likely get new 18-inch alloy wheels Instead of the 17-incher that was frankly made, the Hector didn’t look good given its massive size.
It gets one in the back new black supplement with a thick chrome underline that connects the two taillights. Currently, the SUV is getting a red stripe that runs horizontally between the taillights, with a thin chrome stripe in the middle. Aside from these tiny updates, no changes were made to the exterior design of Hector.
Interior and feature updates
While there are no detailed pictures of the interiors, the lonely spying of the interior confirms that it is a two-tone theme with a different set of upholstery. like its bigger sibling – Hector Plus. Plus, expect some extra features like an updated iSmart connectivity suite and an auto-dimming rearview mirror.
Other functions such as a 10.4 inch vertically oriented touchscreenA powered tailgate, automatic climate control, a double-glazed sunroof, rear vents and more are expected to be carried over from the current model.
Powertrain & Transmission
When it comes to the powertrain, it most likely offers the same engine and transmission options as in the current iteration. This includes a 1.5 liter turbo gasoline engine and a 2.0 liter turbo diesel obtained from Fiat. The former boosts 141 HP and 250 Nm peak torque, while the latter provides 168 HP and 350 Nm peak torque. The gasoline mill is also available as a mild hybrid structure.
Obligations to carry over a Six-speed manual transmission as standard In both units, a 6-speed DCT automatic is only available with the gasoline engine. Once launched, it will continue to compete with the Tata Harrier and Mahindra XUV500. The prices of the revised Hector can receive a nominal increase with the current model, which is offered at a starting price of Rs 12.84 (ex showroom).