Which One is the Best SUV MG Hector vs Mahindra XUV 500 vs Tata Harrier

MG Hector vs Tata Harrier vs Mahindra XUV 500

MG Hector, Tata Harrier & Mahindra XUV 500 are the three best SUV under 20 lakhs but one is offering power while another offering technology so confusion must be created, either you will go on comfort, technology or go for the power?

Design & Dimension:

MG Hector & Tata Harrier looks more futuristic as compared to Mahindra XUV 500 but still, all the 3 looks fantastic in design. Harrier & Hector will offer LED’s DRLs at the top & projectors at the bottom of the grill while XUV 500 will also come with Projector headlamps & LED DRL’s but in MG Hector all the lightning except tail lamps comes with LED’s. Side profile of Hector is largest even though XUV 500 offers 7 seating option while Hector opts for 5 seating & 3rd position is gained by Tata Harrier. Back profile of Harrier feels like a heavy vehicle as Fortuner while Hector loos like a royal MPV & XUV 500 comes with oval tail lamps which looks quite modernistic.

MG Hector is the winner in terms of leg room & head room & that’s the longest in its segment. Tata Harrier grabs the second position in terms of dimension while XUV 500 comes to the third position.

Dimension: MG Hector Tata Harrier Mahindra XUV 500

Length 4655mm 4598mm 4475mm

Width 1835mm 1894mm 1850mm

Height 1760mm 1894mm 1660mm

It’s clearly shown that MG Hector is longest in its segment so it is more spacious in terms of legroom but yes when coming to the point of three seating at the back that is in the second row than Tata Harrier is more spacious.

Interior of Harrier & Hector is based upon Black color expect dashboard, seats, so it feels quite boring experience but yes in XUV 500 dual tone color theme can be available which is based upon bage+brown color which can enhance your experience but it is also true the facility in terms of technology can be widely available in Hector only like it’s 10.4 inches of touch screen infotainment system which contains tonnes of features like Smart Voice Command Assitance, i smart technology, Apple car play & Andriod Auto which makes the Hector winner in terms of technology while in Tata Harrier 8 inches of touch screen infotainment system with apple car play & android auto is available. In XUV 500 7 inches of infotainment system was there but doesn’t include any feature like apple car play & android auto. Seats are comfortable in all of them but in MG Hector co-drive seats can be available with a 4-way adjustable option while in other options 6-way adjustable seats are available. Because XUV 500 is a 7 seater car so second-row seats are not adjustable but it’s also true that XUV 500 is the only car in that particular price range.

Which SUV is more Powerful MG Hector, Harrier or XUV 500:

XUV 500 is the winner in terms of power because XUV 500 is available with a 2.2-liter diesel engine which provides 142 BHP of power with 250 Nm of torque, also available with a 2.2-liter petrol engine which produces 170 BHP of power with 350 Nm of torque. MG Hector grabs the second position with a 1.6-liter petrol engine which gives 140 BHP of power with 320 Nm of torque & also comes with a 2.0-Liter diesel engine which provides 155 BHP with 360 Nm of torque. Tata Harrier is only available in diesel variant with 2.0 liter of a diesel engine which gives 138 BHP of power with 350 Nm of torque. If you love the petrol SUV than surely go for MG Hector because it will give you a better experience & greater torque than anyone & if love diesel cars than select in between Harrier or XUV 500 but if love to go anywhere for offroading than XUV 500 is the best option for you because XUV 500 provides you 4*4 freedom to go anywhere for offroading while in Harrier & Hector 4*4 option was not there.

Best in Segment Features:

1: MG Hector provides ‘Smart Voice Command Assitance’ which helps you to perform a various function of a car through app only like Helo MG open sunroof.

2: Tata Harrier was designed by Range Rover so the quality & finishing available in Harrier was unmatchable & interior was also finished with Nappa Leather similar quality was used Range Rover Evoque.

3: Mahindra XUV 500 is the only car in that particular range which provides 4*4 capabilities which provides you freedom for offroading.

4: MG hector is equipped with 360 dynamic camera which helps a lot during reverse.


All the three cars are best but when comes to the point of high tech car than MG Hector is the winner . When comes to an SUV with offroading capabilities than XUV 500 is the winner. When comes to the point of fit, finish & comfort than Tata harrier is the winner.