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2023 MG Hector facelift

All about MG Hector facelift 2023 ✓ Specification ✓ Exterior ✓ Interior ✓ Mileage ✓ Color ✓ Features ✓ Price ✓ Comparison.

The newly updated 2023 MG Hector facelift SUV will be the next model to be launched by the British automaker in India. The company has released some teaser pictures of the upcoming SUV. However, The carmaker has not yet revealed the date of its launch. But the official teaser indicates that its launch may happen soon. According to the reports, the new 2023 MG Hector facelift can be introduced in India in December, after which it can be launched in the market on 5 January. However, earlier the exterior look and design of the MG Hector facelift SUV has been leaked on social media. Let us tell you that after launching, 2023 Hector will directly compete with Tata Harrier, Hyundai Alcazar, Mahindra ScorpioN and Mahindra XUV700.

What are the changes made ?

The biggest change in the Hector facelift is the front grille. It has a new grille which is quite large and chrome has been used in it. This will help in improving the road presence of the SUV as the Hector now looks more impressive. There are gloss black elements around the grille as well as the headlamp housing. There is also a new skid plate with chrome inserts.

The rear of the 2023 Hector has not been updated significantly. It also gets a chrome strip below the tail lamps that spans the entire width of the SUV. The rear bumper is new which looks better than the existing one. Instead of badging, the name of the SUV is now written on the tailgate. There has been no change in the SUV in terms of size.

Launch Date

MG Motor India is all set to launch the updated Hector in the country on 5th January 2023. The upcoming model has been spied testing multiple times recently. The company had recently teased this vehicle. The new model will get a new set of cosmetic and feature upgrades.

Features

The new 2023 MG Hector facelift is expected to come with LEVEL 2 advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), including adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, stop-and-go traffic assist, rear cross-traffic detection, lane departure warning, rear driver, Assist, lane keep assist, front collision warning, speed assist system, blind spot detection and intelligent headlamp control. It will also get a fully digital 7-inch configurable instrument cluster.

MG Hector facelift – Engine Details

The new 2023 MG Hector facelift will continue to use the 1.5L turbo petrol hybrid and 2.0L turbo diesel engines. The petrol hybrid motor generates 143 PS of max power and 250 Nm of torque. While the diesel engine generates power of 170 PS and torque of 350 Nm. Transmission options include a 6-speed manual gearbox (standard) and a CVT automatic unit (available only on the petrol hybrid variant).

Petrol engineMG Hector facelift 2023MG Hector facelift 2023
Engine type1.5-litre Turbocharged petrol engine1.5-litre Turbocharged petrol Hybrid engine
Displacement1,451 cc1,451 cc
No. of cylinders44
Power141 bhp @ 5,000 rpm141 bhp @ 5,000 rpm
Torque250 Nm @ 1,600 rpm250 Nm @ 1,600 rpm
Transmission6-speed Manuan or DCT-Automatic6-speed Manuan
Emission StandardBS-6BS-6
DrivetrainFWDFWD
Driving Range849.6 kmrs / 837.6 kmrs948.6 kmrs
Diesel engineMG Hector facelift 2023
Engine type2.0-litre Turbocharged Diesel engine
Displacement1,956 cc
No. of cylinders4
Power168 bhp @ 3,750 rpm
Torque350 Nm @ 1,750 rpm
Transmission6-speed Manual
Emission StandardBS-6
DrivetrainFWD
Driving Range1044.6 kmrs
MG Hector facelift – Dimensions & Weight
Length4,655 mm
Width1,835 mm
Height1,760 mm
Wheelbase2,750 mm
Ground Clearance192 mm
Capacity
No. of Doors5-Doors
Seating Capacity5-Person
No. of Seating Rows3-Rows
Bootspace420-litres
Fuel Tank Capacity60-litres
Suspensions, Brakes & Steering
Front SuspensionMcPherson Strut with Stabilizer Bar
Rear SuspensionSemi Independent Helical Spring Torsion Beam
Front Brake TypeDisc
Rear Brake TypeDisc
Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)
Wheel TypeSteel Wheels
Front Tyres215 / 60 R17
Rear Tyres215 / 60 R17

Interior

The teaser reveals that the Hector facelift will get significantly updated interiors with a new 14-inch touchscreen infotainment system, which will be placed vertically. The unit will also get next-generation i-Smart technology and wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. Apart from this, the instrument cluster could also get updated with new graphics. The design of the dashboard will also be updated for a more modern look. It will get a dual-tone interior theme with a dual-layer dashboard, piano black and chrome treatment and D-shaped AC vents.

MG Hector facelift 2023 – Mileage

Fuel TypeTransmissionMileage
Petrol (1451 cc)Manual14.16 kmpl
Petrol (1451 cc)DCT Automatic13.96 kmpl
Petrol Hybrid (1451 cc)Manual15.81 kmpl
Diesel (1956 cc)Manual17.41 kmpl

MG Hector facelift 2023 – Features

Standard Features:-

  • 10.4-inch vertically oriented touchscreen infotainment system
  • Automatic climate control
  • 7.0-inch MID (Multi-Information Display)
  • LED DRLs (daytime running lights)
  • Internet connectivity via SIM card
  • Mood lighting in 8 colours
  • Sunglasses holder
  • Online navigation
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • PU-leather upholstery
  • Automatic headlamps
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Heated ORVMs
  • Rear AC vents
  • Powered tailgate
  • A dual-pane sunroof
  • 5 Year Unlimited Kilometres Warranty
  • 5 Year Unlimited Kilometres Roadside Assistance

Safety Features:-

  • 6 Air-bags
  • ABS with EBD
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • Seat-belt Warning
  • 360 Degree Camera
  • ESP, TCS, VSM and HHC
  • Central Locking with Child safety locks
  • Rear Parking Sensor
  • Speed Sensing Door Lock

MG Hector facelift 2023 – Colours

  • Glaze Red
  • Aurora Silver
  • Burgundy Red
  • Candy White
  • Starry Black
  • Glaze red with Starry Black
  • Candy white with Starry Black

MG Hector facelift 2023 – Rivals

  • Tata Harrier
  • Mahindra ScorpioN
  • Hyundai Alcazar
  • Mahindra XUV700

MG Hector facelift 2023 – Ex-showroom Price

MG Hector facelift 2023 – Expected Price
Base VariantINR. 25.30 Lakhs.
Top VariantINR. 27.50 Lakhs.
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Last modified: November 30, 2022
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