That the MG Hector is among the many greatest midsize SUVs round is a recognized reality now. With its Four,655mm size and a couple of,750mm wheelbase, the Hector appears to be like prefer it belongs to a section above. Naturally, its measurement benefit has seen potential consumers ask an necessary query – can it accommodate an additional row of seats? For the second, the Hector is a 5-seater, however that may change because the MG Motor has confirmed a 7-seater variant or three-row model of the Hector for 2020.
Talking to Autocar India on the sidelines of the MG Hector's India reveal, Rajeev Chaba, MD and CEO, MG Motor India, confirmed the corporate's plan to launch the Hector with a 3rd row of seats, nearer to the BS6 emission norms April 1, 2020 deadline.
“Technically, we can not name it a 7- or Eight-seater on account of its dimensions, however the Hector will get a 3rd row of seats and that ought to come across the identical time because the BS6 emission norms come into impact,” stated Chaba.
It’s price noting that there already is a 7-seat model of the Baojun 530 SUV, which is bought in China and is the premise for the MG Hector. There is no such thing as a distinction within the dimensions of the 5- and 7-seat variations, and the third row might be simply accommodated with none main modifications to the SUV. The 5-seat Hector has a large 587-litre boot and a few of that area might be used for the additional row of seats.
Revealed in full earlier right this moment, the MG Hector will get a 10.Four-inch portrait-oriented touchscreen infotainment system with a lot of connectivity options, a large panoramic sunroof, six airbags, and 17-inch alloy wheels, amongst different issues. Engine choices for the MG Hector 7-seater are prone to stay the identical because the 5-seat mannequin – a 143hp, 1.5-litre turbo-petrol; a 170hp, 2.Zero-litre diesel, and a 48V mild-hybrid model of the 1.5 turbo-petrol unit.