- 6-Seater MG Hector will be based on the current Hector model.
- It will make use of the same 1.5L turbocharged petrol and 2.0-liter turbocharged diesel powertrains.
- It will be launched in early 2020.
MG Motor India is gearing up to introduce another variant of the Hector in the form of 6-seater Hector. Following its previous spy shots, the upcoming 6-seat model has been spotted once again, this time around, the new spy images emerge out directly from the company plant hinting that its manufacturing is already in the top gear.
The 6-seater version of the Hector will be visually distinctive to the regular 5-seat version thanks to a number of minor cosmetic tweaks. Speaking of which, it will make use of new LED daytime running lights (DRLs), a larger honeycomb grille which comes fully blacked-out sporting significantly less chrome cladding, new headlamp units with turn indicators, and the new front bumper is also obvious to spot.
Coming to the rear, it now gets slightly revamped tail lamps with clear-lens inserts and a new rear-bumper sporting faux dual-exhaust tips. All the said changes will make the 6-seater MG Hector more distinctive in comparison to the regular model.
Coming on to the inside, the most obvious change will be the use of captain seats in the second row which will replace the earlier found bench seats on the 5-seat Hector. Other than that, most of the cabin detail will remain as is. Features such as the 10.4-inch portrait-oriented infotainment system, 7-inch colored MID, Infinity sound system, the power-adjustable driver (6-way), in-car connectivity features, panoramic sunroof, 8-colour ambient lighting, six airbags and a plethora of other features are expected to be carried over, along with the addition of a couple of new features.
Moreover, it may also sport a completely new interior color scheme which further highlights its unique appeal.
The MG Hector 6-seater will alter in overall length due to the use of restyled bumpers. For comparison, the current Hector measures 4,655 mm in length, 1,835 mm in width and 1,760 mm in height. It has a wheelbase spanning 2,750 mm. As for the mechanicals, it will make use of the same 143 bhp 1.5L turbocharged petrol and 170 bhp 2.0-litre turbocharged diesel powertrain.
Expect it to be launched in early 2020.
Source - Rushlane