MG Hector vs Mahindra XUV 500

MG Hector vs Mahindra XUV 500
MG Hector vs Mahindra XUV 500

when you want to purchase a SUV under 20 lakh , then you have tones of options , but which one’s fits perfect for you , one is the first internet car & another one is the one of the most loved SUV of Indians called as Mahindra XUV 500 & on opposite side here is the all new MG Hector but which is heavier in terms of power, performance, comfort & which SUV will gives you wholesome experience ?

Both the cars are fantastic in different stream , one is compatible for off roading & another one gives you some futuristic experience.

Which one better in terms of Design & Looks XUV 500 OR MG Hector?

Whenever you want to judge the design of a car then focus only on front looks & headlights. MG Hector design inspired from Tata Harrier with LED DRL running on the top & just below that rectangular LED projector are installed in oval housing. XUV 500 comes with conventional headlamps, typically shaped headlamps with Projectors & LED DRL so in terms of front look MG Hector is the winner. Side look of both the SUV are same but yes MG Hector is 5 seater & XUV 500 gives you the benefits of 7 seating options so 500 will give you some better experience. Rear view of Hector looks quite boxy with big rectangular LED tail lamps & some chrome treatment in the rear & especially at exhaust system where XUV 500 back comes with oval tail lamps with some modified taste so the rear of Hector looks quite different & gives better experience. Overall 4.5 stars in design to MG Hector & 4.4 stars for XUV 500.

Dimension wise Hector is more spacious than 500 even hector are for 7 seaters…

Dimensions of Mahindra XUV 500 Dimensions of MG Hector

Length: 4475 mm Length: 4655 mm

Width: 1850 mm Width: 1835 mm

Height: 1660 mm Height: 1760 mm

It’s clearly shown that MG Hector is 700 mm longer than XUV 500 so legroom, as well as headroom, is best in the segment in MG Hector but yes width of XUV 500 is more than why three people in the second row can sit more comfortably than in MG Hector.

Which SUV comes with Luxury Interior XUV 500 or Hector:

Both the SUV’s comes with the royal interior, hector based upon all black finish & XUV 500 based upon dual tone color theme badge+ black color which makes it more vibrant & interesting but yes finish & design in Hector is more accurate. XUV 500 features 7 inches of touch screen infotainment system with apple car play & android auto features but Hector comes with massive 10.46 inches of touch screen infotainment system which contain tonnes of features like apple car play, android auto, smart voice command assistance system, I smart feature which makes Hector a strong winner in terms of features & technology. 2 airbags can be provides as a safety in both cars in the base variants but if you will go for top version than you get 6 airbags option which is more convenient. XUV 500 comes with 6 way electrically adjustable seats but Hector comes with 6-way adjustable seat only for driver & 4-way adjustable seat for co-driver due to large battery installed just below that. XUV 500 is a 7 seater car so second-row seats can’t adjust but in Hector second row seats can fold in 60:40 ratio.

Best Features of MG Hector & XUV 500:

1: MG Hector comes with hybrid option that actually contains a 48 V massive battery which helps to improve fuel efficiency of hector.

2: MG Hector is a good SUV but It’s not possible to drive the car on hill, deserts & other rough roads because of 2 wheel drive option but XUV 500 comes with 4 wheel drive compatibility so you can drive XUV500 on any roads.

3: iSmart connectivity feature can seen in Hector through which you can control various physical function of your car through your mobile app only like to turn on ignition ,on AC Door opens so it’s very convenient for customers during various season’s .

4: XUV 500 is the best car in 7 seating options because there are no other choices when comes to power, performance & comfort.

5: MG Hector consist 360 degree dynamic camera which helps us lot during tight parking or when we shift our car from front to back gear.

Which SUV comes with more power Hector or XUV 500:

Both the cars are powerful, XUV 500 contains 2.2 litre of petrol engine consist 1977 cc which produces 141 BHP of power with 250 Nm of torque & 2.2 litre of diesel engine which produces 170 BHP with 350 Nm of torque while Hector consist 1.6 litre of petrol engine which produces 140 BHP of power with 310 N of torque & 2.0 litre of diesel engine which produces 155 BHP with 320 Nm of torque.


Both the SUV’s are good but yes MG Hector petrol is better than 2.2 petrol engine of XUV 500 & your main purpose is a SUV than MG hector is best but if you want’s a proper SUV which can be compatible for off roading with 4 wheel drive capability than XUV 500 is best suited for you.