-1.5-litre petrol engine
-CVT with manual mode
The 2021 MG Hector will get a new addition to its powertrain set up in the form of a CVT on 11 February. This transmission option will be offered with the 1.5-litre turbo petrol that produces 141bhp/250Nm and is currently offered with a six-speed manual or a seven-speed DCT. The CVT gets a manual mode as well as a sport mode.
The 2021 Hector was launched last month and gets a few changes on the outside as well as the inside. You can read our first look review of the new Hector by clicking here. In addition to this petrol 1.5-litre engine with the 6MT/DCT/CVT you can also have the Hector with 1.5-litre hybrid petrol mated to a six-speed manual and producing 141bhp/250Nm. The only diesel on offer is a 2.0-litre four-cylinder unit producing 168hp/350Nm and offered with a six-speed manual. The MG Hector is a rival for the likes of the Tata Harrier, Mahindra XUV500 as well as certain variants of the Jeep Compass and Hyundai Tucson.