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2021 MG Hector & Hector Plus CVT launched at INR 16.51 lakh

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Not too long ago, MG introduced the MY2021 Hector and MG Hector Plus 7-seater in the Indian market. The brand has now brought yet another upgrade to the MG Hector and Hector Plus 6-Seater. The new upgrade strengthens the brand’s Automatic transmission portfolio by the addition of the new CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) option. The CVT gearbox is available only on select 2021 MG Hector and Hector Plus 6-seater petrol-powered trims namely – Smart and Sharp.

Hector 2021 & Hector Plus New Petrol CVT Prices

The MG Hector Smart petrol CVT is available at INR 16.51 lakh ex-showroom, India. The Hector Plus 6-seater in the same trim costs INR 17.21 lakh ex-showroom, India. The top-of-the-line Sharp variant of the 2021 Hector is available at INR 18.09 lakh ex-showroom, India and the Hector Plus in the corresponding trim is available at INR 18.89 lakh ex-showroom.

Quick Recap on the Hector 2021

The MG Hector Plus rolled out the refreshed model in the first week of January which comes with new features such as a new chrome studded ‘Thermopressed’ radiator grille which makes the front appear ever more imposing, gunmetal grey skid plates on the front and rear, dual-tone 18-inch alloy wheels, dual-tone exterior paint theme and a new rear tailgate garnish. On the interiors, the Hector 2021 gets dual-tone Champagne and Black cabin theme, ventilated seats, wireless charging and enhanced i-Smart with Hinglish Voice Commands and more.

Powertrain Options

Powering both the MG Hector 2021 and the Hector Plus 6-seater is a BS6-compliant 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol motor that makes 143 PS of power and 250 Nm of torque paired to a 6-Speed Manual Transmission or a DCT gearbox. In the Diesel avatar MG Hector 2021 and Hector Plus is available with a 2.0-litre Turbo-Diesel engine that churns out 170 PS of power and 350 Nm of torque matched to a 6-speed manual gearbox. The diesel option does not offer an automatic transmission option.

New Transmission

Now the MG Hector 2021 and Hector Plus 6-seater is available with the CVT (continously Variable Transmission) option on the petrol powertrain to further provide a wide choice of engine and gearbox combination to its customers. The CVT gearbox is particularly helpful in the stop and go traffic situations and is smoother within the city. CVT is a combination of two pulleys linked with a belt drive optimised for dense traffic conditions.