MG Hector Crosses 2,000 Units Monthly Sales Mark

by Vivaan Khatri | 05/09/2019
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MG Hector is outdoing its competitors including the Jeep Compass, Tata Harrier, and Mahindra XUV500. Last month, MG Hector registered the total sales of 2,000 units.

MG Hector has had a great start in the Indian market. Launched in June 2019, MG Hector reached a monthly sale figure of 2,000 units in August. The new SUV is stirring up the competition in the mid-sized SUV segment.

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MG Motor has delivered 2,000 units of Hector last month

Compared with the previous month, the sales of the MG Hector have increased by a large number. In July, the total monthly sales stood at 1,508 units. Earlier, it was confirmed that the MG Hector has received 28,000 bookings. The overwhelming response for the MG Hector has forced MG Motor to stop receiving bookings for the MG Hector as the current production facility of the British manufacturer cannot meet the increasing demand. However, if the customers are willing to expand the waiting period to the next year, MG can still accept their booking. For that reason, the booking for the MG Hector is now crossing the 39,000 units mark. In response to the growing interest for MG Hector, the British marquee promised to push the production capacity. As confirmed by Gaurav Gupta, Chief Commercial Officer of MG Motor India, the car firm is “working closely” with their partners to increase the production for the MG Hector.

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The booking for the MG Hector has crossed the 39k mark

MG Hector is attracting a huge following owing to its good look, a well-equipped interior and attractive pricing. MG Motor also provides a wide range of engine options for the MG Hector. It is available with three engines, two petrol engines and one diesel motor. Powering the diesel variants is a 2.0-litre unit that is used on the Jeep Compass. This unit can deliver a maximum power of 170 PS and peak torque of 350 Nm. The petrol engine is a 1.5-litre turbocharged unit that makes 143 PS and 250 Nm. This engine can be available with a 48V mild hybrid system. This hybrid system comes with the benefit of higher fuel economy than its non-hybrid counterpart. With help from the hybrid system, MG Hector can raise fuel mileage by 12 per cent. A 6-speed manual transmission is available as standard across the range. Another 7-speed dual-clutch transmission is offered as an option on the non-hybrid petrol version.

MG Hector was introduced at a starting price of Rs 12.18 lakh. The price can go up to Rs 16.88 lakh for the top-spec model. MG Hector competes with the likes of Tata Harrier, Hyundai Creta, Jeep Compass and Mahindra XUV500. Visit IndianAuto for more car news.

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