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MG Hector vs Tata Harrier: Here is a comparison you shouldn’t miss if you are looking for a brand new SUV

MG Hector vs Tata Harrier: Here is a comparison you shouldn’t miss if you are looking for a brand new SUV
  • The Indian automobile industry saw a great revival, from the pandemic-induced lows, in the second half of 2020.

  • The launch of the upgraded version of Morris Garages (MG) Hector emerged as a big rival for its peer Tata Harrier in the SUV segment.

  • According to February sales data, MG Hector and Hector Plus' combined sales stood at 3,662 units, whereas Tata sold 2,030 units of Harrier during the same period.

  • Here's a detailed look at MG Hector versus Tata Harrier
The Indian automobile industry saw a great revival, from the pandemic-induced lows, in the second half of 2020. While the demand revived, the automakers geared up to give a tough competition to each other, and the SUV segment saw a slew of launches taking on the older models with better features and facility.

The launch of the upgraded version of Morris Garages (MG) Hector emerged as a big rival to its peer Tata Harrier in the SUV segment. The Indian subsidiary of MG registered the highest-ever production, bookings, and sales in February, led by record sales in Hector and other models.

According to February’s sales figures, MG Hector and Hector Plus's combined sales stood at 3,662 units, whereas Tata sold 2,030 units of Harrier during the same period.

Here's how MG Hector vs Tata Harrier stack up against each other

MG Hector vs Tata Harrier: price

MG Hector vs Tata Harrier: price
MG/Tata

MG Motor’s 6 seater SUV is available in a price range of ₹ 13.35 - 19.43 lakh. In comparison, Tata Harrier starts from ₹13.99 lakh and goes all the way up to ₹20.45 lakh. (ex-showroom)

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MG Hector vs Tata Harrier: features

MG Hector vs Tata Harrier: features
MG/Tata

Launched earlier this year, the latest version of Hector comes with features like Hinglish (a mix of Hindi and English) voice commands, iSMART connected car technology, wireless charging, and ventilated seats, manual AC with rear AC vents, tilt-adjustable steering, keyless entry, rear wiper and washer, front and rear USB charging ports.

At the same time, Tata’s Harrier comes with features such as an 8.8-inch touchscreen paired with a punchy JBL sound system, a 7-inch screen in the instrument cluster, cruise control and leatherette upholstery, among others.

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MG Hector vs Tata Harrier: specifications

MG Hector vs Tata Harrier: specifications
MG/Tata

With the introduction of the continuously variable transmission (CVT) automatic transmission, MG Hector now offers four diverse options as a part of its Hector 2021 petrol engine line-up. The petrol Hector is now available with manual, hybrid manual, CVT and dual-clutch transmission (DCT) options. These engine options include a 1.5-litre turbo-petrol mill (143PS and 250Nm), a 1.5-litre turbo-petrol hybrid motor (143PS and 250Nm), and a 2.0-litre turbo-diesel engine (170PS and 350Nm) with a 6-speed MT.

At the same time, the Harrier SUV is equipped with a 2.0-litre diesel engine that generates 170PS and 350Nm. The customer also gets a choice of a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed torque converter gearbox.

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MG Hector vs Tata Harrier: Safety features

MG Hector vs Tata Harrier: Safety features
MG/Tata

MG Hector SUV features a 360-degree parking camera, six airbags, 18-inch dual-tone alloys, and dual-tone interior and exterior options.

And its rival Harrier comes with standard features such as ABS (anti-lock braking system) with EBD (electronic brake force distribution), electronic stability program, and dual front airbags.

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