MG Motor launches next-gen Hector at a starting price of INR 14.72 lakh, Auto News, ET Auto

MG Motor launches next-gen Hector at a starting price of INR 14.72 lakh, Auto News, ET Auto

    The mesmerizing interior of the new SUV is available in a two-tone argil brown and black theme with a wood finish.
The mesmerizing interior of the new SUV is available in a two-tone argil brown and black theme with a wood finish.

Greater Noida: MG Motor India today announced the pricing of the Hector.

The Next-Gen Hector has a number of exciting technologies and 11 Autonomous Level 2 (ADAS) functions that offer trouble-free driving comfort with increased safety. With its all-new, strikingly bold exterior, advanced safety features and elegant design elements, the Next-Gen Hector offers an unparalleled driving and user experience.

The mesmerizing interior of the new SUV is available in a two-tone argil brown and black theme with a wood finish. Available in 5-, 6- and 7-seat configurations, the flagship SUV offers intelligently designed seating options and ample space. 6-seater SUV seats come in a captain’s chair configuration, while 7-seater vehicles are offered with bench seats.

Hector comes in 5 variants: Style, Smart, Smart Pro, Sharp Pro and Savvy Pro, with an attractive price offer:

Auto Expo 2023: MG Motor launches next-gen Hector at a starting price of INR 14.72 lakh

The Autonomous Level 2 SUV offers 11 Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) functions, including Traffic Jam Assist (TJA) and Auto Turn Indicators, to provide complete peace of mind, safety and comfort. The intelligent Traffic Jam Assist (TJA) ensures minimal effort and maximum safety in a traffic jam situation by keeping the vehicle in the middle of the lane and maintaining a safe distance from the vehicle in front.

The newly introduced Smart Auto Turn Indicators in the next generation MG Hector also offer a hassle-free and safe driving experience. Based on the steering angle, the respective indicator light turns on or off automatically. This automatic signal will be useful when the driver fails to turn on the indicator when entering the road from a parking space or during a U-turn.

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The new SUV features India’s largest 35.56 cm (14-inch) HD portrait infotainment system along with an all-new user interface. The technological innovation is also manifested in the first-in-segment Bluetooth digital key and key sharing function. In case of emergency or loss of a key, the digital key can be used to lock, unlock, start and drive the vehicle. By using the remote lock and unlock function, the car can be unlocked from anywhere. With the key sharing function, you can share an additional key with up to two people.

What’s more, the Next-Gen Hector now has more than 75 connected functions, including 100 voice commands, thanks to the revolutionary i-SMART technology that combines hardware, software, connectivity, services and applications for smarter, more fun stations.

The next-generation Hector’s voice commands, included in the i-SMART technology, include segment-first features such as touchscreen control for the sunroof, voice commands for ambient lighting, navigation voice guidance in five Indian languages, 50+ Hinglish commands, and other useful apps such as Park+ for parking discovery and booking and the Jio-Saavn app for music. Infinity’s premium sound system features wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay and delivers truly immersive, 360-degree rich sound.

The Next-Gen Hector also has other important safety features like six airbags, a 360-degree HD camera, an electronic stability program (ESP), a traction control system (TCS), hill assist control (HAC), all four-wheel disc brakes, a 3-point safety belts for all seats, an electric parking brake (EPB) and front parking sensors.

Hector, India’s first Internet SUV, was introduced by MG Motor India in 2019 and has since set a new bar for SUVs in India by giving shape to its philosophy of connected, autonomous, shared and electric mobility.

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The Next-Gen Hector includes the unique car ownership program ‘MG Shield’ with after sales service options. Customers will also be offered a standard 5+5+5 package, i.e. a five-year warranty with unlimited kilometres, five years of roadside assistance and five labor-free periodic services.

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