MG Motor launched the Hector SUV in the market in 2019 and it quickly became popular among buyers. It became so popular that MG was unable to meet the growing demand and even had to stop accepting bookings for a while. When launched, MG Hector was the most technologically advanced and feature-rich SUV in the segment. Earlier this year, MG released the 2021 version of the MG Hector SUV with some minor cosmetic changes. They also introduced a new transmission with the optional SUV. MG offers a number of accessories for the Hector SUV and here we have a video that shows it.
The video was uploaded by The Automotives Cafe to their YouTube channel. The vloggers talk about all the changes to the 2021 version of Hector and also show all the accessories installed on the car. The vlogger starts off by talking about the accessories up front. MG Hector 2021’s bonnet gets a pair of chrome faux bonnet scoop. The hood also receives a black chrome Morris Garages badge as an accessory.
MG also offers a chrome trim that runs through the bumper between the headlights. The lower air dam also receives another piece of chrome trim. The bumper also receives a bumper corner protector. Moving on to the side profile, there is again an air vent trimmed with faux chrome on the side fender. The car also receives a rain visor with chrome trim. Other accessories offered by MG with Hector SUV are a side step which is not normally available with Hector. The doors also receive an edge protector as an accessory.
As we move towards the rear, just like the front, there is a Morris Garages badge on the trunk as well. The bumpers receive side guards and the tailgate receives chrome trim and a trunk sill plate is also installed. Apart from these, no other accessories have been installed on this Hector. No accessories are installed inside the cab. The video also shares the price of these accessories and the total installation cost of all these accessories is almost Rs 40,000.
The MG Hector receives a revised grille, LED taillight, larger alloy wheels, ventilated seats, a premium-looking cabin with leather inserts on the dashboard, as well as a driver’s seat and co-pilot with electric adjustment. MG has also updated the large touchscreen infotainment display and also supports Hinglish voice commands. Other features such as the panoramic sunroof, the multifunction steering wheel are all retained. It comes with gasoline and diesel engine options.
The petrol version is powered by a 1.5 liter engine generating 143 Ps and 250 Nm of torque. This engine is also available with a hybrid version. The hybrid version is only available with a manual gearbox. The non-hybrid version, however, gets a 6-speed manual, DCT and CVT gearbox options. The diesel version of Hector is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged diesel engine that generates 170 Ps and 350 Nm of peak torque. This engine is only available with a manual gearbox.