It is worth noting that although the bookings will reopen in late-September, there will still be a substantial waiting period for the SUV and deliveries of the newly booked cars are expected to start only towards the end of this year, or early next year.
The MG Hector is on sale with multiple engine-gearbox options.There's a 143hp, 1.5-litre petrol and a 170hp, 2.0-litre diesel engine. A 48V mild-hybrid variant is also available with the petrol engine, which is claimed to be around 12 percent more efficient than the standard petrol option. Gearbox options comprise of a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed DCT automatic gearbox for the petrol motor, while the petrol-hybrid and diesel engines are only offered with the manual.
In terms of equipment, the Hector is quite well-kitted (especially in top-spec form) as it features a 10.4-inch iSmart touchscreen infotainment system that gets an AI-powered voice assistance, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, along with other connected car features thanks to its embedded SIM. The top-spec Hector Sharp also gets features like a 360-degree camera, a massive panoramic sunroof, heated ORVMs, rain-sensing wipers, automatic headlights and eight-colour interior mood lighting.