MG Hector Hybrid Mileage Revealed

by Jatin Chhibber | 07/06/2019
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Mileage of the upcoming MG Hector Hybrid was recently revealed by Autocar India, The MG Hector Hybrid will become India's most affordable 48-volt mild-hybrid vehicle.

MG Hector recently revealed in India on May 15, 2019. We have got to know a lot of things about the upcoming mid-size MG SUV. Many of you have updated yourselves with the images and features of the all-new Hector. But now, a recent report by Autocar India reveals the Hector hybrid’s official fuel efficiency figure which is around 15.81kpl. The 6-speed manual MG Hector petrol mill returns a mileage of 14.16kpl and the 13.96kpl with the 6-speed dual-clutch automatic this means that the mild-hybrid engine is nearly 1.7kpl more efficient than the conventional petrol-MT version and it is also nearer to the Hector diesel’s mileage of 17.41kpl.

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A mild-hybrid system is a cost-effective and far simpler setup compared to the full-blown strong hybrid setup.

The mild-hybrid technology is only available with top of the line variants- Super, Smart and Sharp and it only come paired with a 6-speed manual gearbox. Powering the MG Hector Hybrid is a 48-volt mild-hybrid system. A mild-hybrid system is a cost-effective and far simpler setup compared to the full-blown strong hybrid setup. It also offers plenty of advantages. It comes adjoined to the 1.5-litre, turbo petrol motor which will produce 143 bhp of power and the 48V mild-hybrid system in the MG Hector will provide up to 20 Nm of supplementary torque at economical speeds that will improve turbo lag and provide enhanced acceleration in stop-start city jam.

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To offer a good mileage, the SUV will likely to feature an automatic engine stop-start system that switches the engine off when the SUV is standing at the halt.

Moreover, the MG Hector Hybrid will also offer regenerative braking, which will use the vehicle's kinetic energy to charge the battery. To offer good mileage, the SUV will likely to feature an automatic engine stop-start system that switches the engine off when the SUV is standing at the halt. As of now, there are no mass-market hybrids in the Indian market. The most pocket-friendly 48V mild-hybrid vehicle in India is the Mercedes-Benz C-class, which costs around Rs 43.46 lakh (ex-showroom). But, in forthcoming months the MG Hector will become India's most affordable 48-volt mild-hybrid vehicle. Stay tuned for more updated regarding the upcoming MG Hector.

 

Source- autocarindia.com

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