Honda City vs MG Hector

Should you buy Honda City or MG Hector? Find out which car is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs. Honda City price starts at Rs 11.71 Lakh ex-showroom for SV (Petrol) and MG Hector price starts Rs 14.95 Lakh ex-showroom for 1.5 Turbo Style (Petrol). City has 1498 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while Hector has 1956 cc (Diesel top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the City has a mileage of 18.4 kmpl (Petrol top model)> and the Hector has a mileage of 15.58 kmpl (Petrol top model).

City Vs Hector

Key HighlightsHonda CityMG Hector
On Road PriceRs.18,60,252*Rs.25,12,445*
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
Engine(cc)14981451
TransmissionAutomaticAutomatic
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Honda City vs MG Hector Comparison

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        Honda City
        Honda City
        Rs16.19 Lakh*
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            MG Hector
            MG Hector
            Rs21.95 Lakh*
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            rs16.19 Lakh*
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            rs21.95 Lakh*
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          Basic Information
          On-Road Price in New Delhi
          Rs.18,60,252*
          Rs.25,12,445*
          Finance Available (EMI)
          Rs.36,208/month
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          Rs.48,069/month
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          Insurance
          User Rating
          4.3
          Based on 146 Reviews
          4.4
          Based on 254 Reviews
          Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)
          Rs.5,625
          Rs.3,808
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          Engine & Transmission
          Engine Type
          Engine type in car refers to the type of engine that powers the vehicle. There are many different types of car engines, but the most common are petrol (gasoline) and diesel engines
          i-VTEC
          1.5 L Turbocharged Intercooled
          Displacement (cc)
          The displacement of an engine is the total volume of all of the cylinders in the engine. Measured in cubic centimetres (cc)
          1498
          1451
          No. of Cylinders
          ICE engines have one or more cylinders. More cylinders typically mean more smoothness and more power, but it also means more moving parts and less fuel efficiency.
          Max Power (bhp@rpm)
          Power dictates the performance of an engine. It's measured in horsepower (bhp) or metric horsepower (PS). More is better.
          119.35bhp@6600rpm
          141bhp@5000rpm
          Max Torque (nm@rpm)
          The load-carrying ability of an engine, measured in Newton-metres (Nm) or pound-foot (lb-ft). More is better.
          145Nm@4300rpm
          250Nm@1600-3600rpm
          Valves Per Cylinder
          Valves let air and fuel into the cylinders of a combustion engine. More valves typically make more power and are more efficient.
          4
          4
          Transmission Type
          Automatic
          Automatic
          Gear Box
          CVT
          CVT
          Mild Hybrid
          -
          No
          Drive Type
          FWD
          Fuel & Performance
          Fuel Type
          Petrol
          Petrol
          Mileage ARAI (kmpl)
          18.4
          12.34
          Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
          40
          60
          Emission Norm Compliance
          BS VI 2.0
          BS VI 2.0
          Top Speed (kmph)
          -
          195
          Suspension, Steering & Brakes
          Front Suspension
          McPherson Strut with Coil Spring
          Mcpherson strut + coil springs
          Rear Suspension
          Torsion beam with Coil Spring
          Beam assemble + coil spring
          Shock Absorbers Type
          Telescopic Hydraulic Nitrogen Gas-filled
          -
          Steering Type
          Electric
          Power
          Steering Column
          Tilt & Telescopic
          Tilt & Telescopic
          Turning Radius (Metres)
          5.3
          -
          Front Brake Type
          Ventilated Disc
          Disc
          Rear Brake Type
          Drum
          Disc
          Top Speed (Kmph)
          -
          195
          Tyre Size
          185/55 R16
          215/55 R18
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless, Radial
          Tubeless, Radial
          Alloy Wheel Size Front (Inch)
          R16
          18
          Alloy Wheel Size Rear (Inch)
          -
          18
          Dimensions & Capacity
          Length (mm)
          The distance from a car's front tip to the farthest point in the back.
          4583
          4699
          Width (mm)
          The width of a car is the horizontal distance between the two outermost points of the car, typically measured at the widest point of the car, such as the wheel wells or the rearview mirrors
          1748
          1835
          Height (mm)
          The height of a car is the vertical distance between the ground and the highest point of the car. It can decide how much space a car has along with it's body type and is also critical in determining it's ability to fit in smaller garages or parking spaces
          1489
          1760
          Wheel Base (mm)
          Distance from the centre of the front wheel to the centre of the rear wheel. A longer wheelbase is better for stability and also allows more passenger space on the inside.
          5209
          2445
          Front Tread (mm)
          The distance from the centre of the left tyre to the centre of the right tyre of a four-wheeler's front wheels. Also known as front track. The relation between the front and rear tread/track numbers decides a cars stability.
          1531
          -
          Kerb Weight (kg)
          It is the weight of just a car, including fluids such as engine oil, coolant and brake fluid, combined with a fuel tank that is filled to 90 percent capacity.
          1153
          -
          Grossweight (kg)
          The gross weight of a car is the maximum weight that a car can carry which includes the weight of the car itself, the weight of the passengers, and the weight of any cargo that is being carried. Overloading a car is unsafe as it effects handling and could also damage components like the suspension.
          1528
          -
          Front Track
          1496
          -
          Rear Track
          1484
          -
          Seating Capacity
          5
          5
          Boot Space (Litres)
          506
          587
          No. of Doors
          4
          5
          Comfort & Convenience
          Power SteeringYesYes
          Power Windows FrontYesYes
          Power Windows RearYesYes
          Automatic Climate ControlYesYes
          Air Quality ControlYesYes
          Remote Engine Start/StopYes
          -
          Accessory Power OutletYesYes
          Trunk LightYes
          -
          Remote Horn & Light Control
          -
          Yes
          Vanity MirrorYesYes
          Rear Reading LampYesYes
          Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
          Adjustable HeadrestYesYes
          Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYesYes
          Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
          -
          Yes
          Cup Holders FrontYesYes
          Cup Holders RearYesYes
          Rear AC VentsYesYes
          Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
          Cruise Control
          -
          Yes
          Parking Sensors
          Rear
          Front & Rear
          Real-Time Vehicle Tracking
          -
          Yes
          Foldable Rear Seat
          -
          60:40 Split
          Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
          Glove Box Cooling
          -
          Yes
          Bottle Holder
          Front & Rear Door
          Front & Rear Door
          Voice CommandYesYes
          Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYes
          -
          USB Charger
          Front & Rear
          Front & Rear
          Central Console Armrest
          With Storage
          Yes
          Tailgate AjarYesYes
          Hands-Free Tailgate
          -
          Yes
          Lane Change IndicatorYes
          -
          Additional Features
          Multi-Angle Rear Camera with Guidelines (Normal, Wide, Top-Down Modes),Steering Mounted Voice Recognition Switch with Illumination,Touch-Sensor Based Smart Keyless Access,Electrical Trunk Lock with Keyless Release,Sunroof Keyless Remote Open/Close,MAX COOL mode,Front Console Lower Pocket for Smartphones,Foldable Grab Handles (Soft Closing Motion),Meter Illumination Control Switch,ECON™ Button & Mode Indicator,Fuel Gauge Display with Fuel Reminder Warning,Trip Meter (x2),Average Fuel Economy Indicator,Instant Fuel Economy Indicator,Cruising Range (Distance-to-Empty) Indicator,Outside Temperature Indicator,Other Warning Lamps & Indicators
          Sunroof Control From Touch screen, Remote Sunroof Open/Close, 100+ Voice Coands to Control Sunroof, AC, Navigation & More, Voice Coands to Control Ambient Lights, All Windows & Sunroof Open By Remote Key
          One Touch Operating Power Window
          All
          Driver's Window
          Drive Modes
          -
          3
          Rear Window SunblindYes
          -
          Air ConditionerYesYes
          HeaterYesYes
          Adjustable SteeringYesYes
          KeyLess EntryYesYes
          Ventilated Seats
          -
          Yes
          Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
          Electric Adjustable Seats
          -
          Front
          Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
          Follow Me Home HeadlampsYesYes
          Interior
          Tachometer
          A tachometer shows how fast the engine is running, measured in revolutions per minute (RPM). In a manual car, it helps the driver know when to shift gears.
          YesYes
          Leather Steering WheelYesYes
          Leather Wrap Gear Shift SelectorYes
          -
          Glove Compartment
          It refers to a storage compartment built into the dashboard of a vehicle on the passenger's side. It is used to store vehicle documents, and first aid kit among others.
          YesYes
          Digital OdometerYes
          -
          Additional Features
          Auto Diing Inside Rear View Mirror with Frameless Design,IPS Display with Optical Bonding Display Coating for Reflection Reduction,Premium Beige & Black Two-Tone Color Coordinated Interiors,Instrument Panel Assistant side Garnish Finish(Glossy Darkwood),Display Audio Piano Black Surround Garnish,Leather Shift Lever Boot with Stitch,Soft Pads with Ivory Real Stitch (Instrument Panel Assistant side Mid Pad, Center Console Knee Pad,Door Lining Armrest & Center Pads,Satin Metallic Garnish on Steering Wheel,Inside Door Handle Chrome Finish,Chrome Finish on All AC Vent Knobs & Hand Brake Knob,Trunk Lid Inside Lining Cover,LED Shift Lever Position Indicator,Easy Shift Lock Release Slot,Driver & Assistant Seat Back Pockets with Smartphone Sub-Pockets,Driver Side Coin Pocket with Lid,Ambient Light (Center Console Pocket),Ambient Light (Map Lamp & Front Footwell),Ambient Light (Front Door Inner Handles & Front Door Pockets),Front Map Lamps(led),,Advanced Twin-Ring Combimeter,Eco Assist System with Ambient Meter Light,Multi Function Driver Information Interface,Range & Fuel Economy Information,Average Speed & Time Information,G-Meter Display,Display Contents & Vehicle Settings Customization,Safety Support Settings,Vehicle Information & Warning Message Display,Rear Parking Sensor Proximity Display,Rear Seat Reminder,Steering Scroll Selector Wheel and Meter Control Switch,
          Front & Rear Metallic Scuff Plates, Leather* Door Armrest & Dashboard Insert
          Digital Cluster
          Semi
          Yes
          Digital Cluster Size (Inch)
          7
          7
          Upholstery
          Leather
          Leatherette
          Ambient Light Colour
          -
          8
          Exterior
          Available ColorsPlatinum White PearlBlueLunar Silver MettalicGolden Brown MetallicObsidian Blue PearlMeteoroid Grey MetallicRadiant Red Metallic+2 MoreCity ColorsHavana GreyCandy White With Starry BlackStarry BlackAurora SilverGlaze RedDune BrownCandy White+2 MoreHector Colors
          Body Type
          Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
          Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
          Power-adjustable exterior rear view mirror is a type of outside rear view mirror that can be adjusted electrically by the driver using a switch or buttons.
          YesYes
          Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
          It refers to a vehicle's mirrors opening and closing at the touch of a button.
          YesYes
          Rain Sensing Wiper
          It refers to a water/moisture sensor that automatically starts the wiper when it rains or water is splashed onto the car's windshield. It is a feature that aids both convenience and safety.
          YesYes
          Rear Window Wiper
          It is a single wiper used to clear the rear windshield of dust and water. It can be used by itself or with a washer that sprays water.
          YesYes
          Rear Window Washer
          It is the sprayer/water dispenser located near the rear windshield that works with the rear wiper to clean the glass.
          YesYes
          Rear Window Defogger
          Rear window defoggers use heat to increase the temperature of the rear windshield to clear any fogging up of the glass caused by weather conditions.
          YesYes
          Wheel CoversNoYes
          Alloy Wheels
          Refers to lightweight wheels made of metals such as aluminium. Available in multiple designs, they are used to enhance the look of a vehicle.
          YesYes
          Rear Spoiler
          A rear spoiler is used to increase downforce on the rear end of the vehicle. In most cars however, they're used simply for looks.
          YesYes
          Sun Roof
          A sunroof is a glass panel on the roof of the vehicle. It can either be just over the front seats or extend further backward towards the rear.
          -
          Yes
          Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
          It refers to an additional turn indicator located on the outside mirror of a vehicle. It warns both oncoming and following traffic.
          YesYes
          Integrated AntennaYesYes
          Dual Tone Body Colour
          Cars with dual-tone body colours have two paint colours applied, usually where one colour is used heavily while the other is a contrast applied only to parts like the roof and outside mirrors.
          -
          No
          Projector Headlamps
          Projector headlights are high-performance headlights that use a special lens to focus the headlight beam better, improving visibility.
          YesYes
          Halogen HeadlampsNoYes
          Cornering Foglamps
          Cars with this feature will automatically switch on their fog lamps when the steering is turned, to improve visibility at the front corners of the car.
          -
          Yes
          Roof Rail
          Roof rails are parts attached to a car's roof that can either enhance a car's styling or be used to carry luggage carriers. Not all roof rails are designed to take loads and if they are, they have strict weight limits.
          -
          Yes
          Lighting
          -
          LED Headlights
          LED DRLs
          LED daytime running lights (DRL) are not to be confused with headlights. The intended purpose is to help other road users see your vehicle better while adding to the car's style.
          YesYes
          LED Headlights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the main headlamp. LEDs provide a bright white beam, making night driving safer.
          YesYes
          LED Taillights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the taillamps.
          YesYes
          LED Fog Lamps
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the fog lamp. A fog lamp is placed low on the bumper to help illuminate the road and surrounding area enhancing safety in foggy/rainy conditions.
          YesYes
          Additional Features
          Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE™) Body Structure,Full LED Headlamps with 9 LED Array (Inline-Shell),L-Shaped LED Guide-type Turn Signal in Headlamps,Z-shaped 3D Wrap-around LED Tail Lamps with Uniform Edge Light,Wide & Thin Front Chrome Upper Grille,Sporty Front Grille Mesh: Diamond Chequered Flag Pattern,Sporty Fog Lamp Garnish & Carbon-Wrapped Front Bumper Lower Molding,Sporty Carbon-Wrapped Rear Bumper Diffuser,Sporty Trunk Lip Spoiler (Body Coloured),Sharp Side Character Line (Katana Blade In-Motion),Outer Door Handles Chrome Finish,Body Coloured Door Mirrors,Front & Rear Mud Guards,Black Sash Tape on B-Pillar,Chrome Decoration Ring for Map Lamp,Automatic Folding Door Mirrors (Welcome Function),
          Floating Light Turn Indicators
          Fog Lights
          Front
          Front
          Antenna
          Shark Fin
          Shark Fin
          Sunroof
          Single Pane
          Dual Pane
          Boot Opening
          Electronic
          Automatic
          Tyre Size
          185/55 R16
          215/55 R18
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless, Radial
          Tubeless, Radial
          Safety
          Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
          Brake AssistYesYes
          Central LockingYesYes
          Child Safety LocksYesYes
          Anti Theft AlarmYesYes
          No. of Airbags
          6
          6
          Driver AirbagYesYes
          Passenger AirbagYesYes
          Side Airbag FrontYesYes
          Side Airbag RearNoNo
          Day Night Rear View MirrorYesYes
          Seat Belt WarningYesYes
          Door Ajar WarningYesYes
          Traction ControlYesYes
          Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYes
          Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
          Electronic Stability ControlYesYes
          Advance Safety Features
          Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA),Agile Handling Assist (AHA),Emergency Stop Signa,Trunk Open Indicator & Reminder,Dual Horn,Battery Sensor,Walk Away Auto Lock (Customizable),Lead-Me-To-Car Headlights (Auto Off Timer),One Touch Turn Signal for Lane Change Signaling,Anti-Roll Bar(Torsion Bar Type),Parking(Mechanically activating on Rear Wheels),Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS),Lead Car Departure Notification System,All 5 Seats 3 point Emergency Locking retractor (ELR) Seatbelts,
          Electric Parking Brake, Front & Rear Defogger, Trumpet Horn, Bend CruiseAssistance (BCA) (Sub Function ofACC), Traffic JamAssist (TJA), Safe DistanceWarning (SDW), Intelligent Hydraulic Braking Assistance (IHBA),Intelligent Headlamp Control (IHC)
          Rear Camera
          With Guidedlines
          With Guidedlines
          Anti Theft Device
          -
          Yes
          Anti Pinch Power Windows
          All Windows
          -
          Speed AlertYesYes
          Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
          Isofix Child Seat MountsYesYes
          Pretensioners And Force Limiter Seatbelts
          Driver and Passenger
          Driver and Passenger
          Lane Watch CameraYes
          -
          Geo Fence Alert
          -
          Yes
          Hill AssistYesYes
          Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYesYes
          360 View Camera
          -
          Yes
          Curtain AirbagYesYes
          Electronic Brakeforce DistributionYesYes
          ADAS
          Forward Collision WarningYesYes
          Automatic Emergency Braking
          -
          Yes
          Lane Departure WarningYesYes
          Lane Keep AssistYesYes
          Adaptive Cruise ControlYesYes
          Adaptive High Beam AssistYes
          -
          Rear Cross Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist
          -
          Yes
          Advance Internet
          Live Location
          -
          Yes
          Engine Start Alarm
          -
          Yes
          Remote Vehicle Status Check
          -
          Yes
          Digital Car Key
          -
          Yes
          Hinglish Voice Commands
          -
          Yes
          Navigation With Live Traffic
          -
          Yes
          Send POI to Vehicle From App
          -
          Yes
          Live Weather
          -
          Yes
          E-Call & I-CallNoYes
          Over the Air (OTA) Updates
          -
          Yes
          Google / Alexa ConnectivityYes
          -
          Over Speeding Alert
          -
          Yes
          In Car Remote Control App
          -
          Yes
          Smartwatch AppYes
          -
          Remote AC On/Off
          -
          Yes
          Remote Door Lock/Unlock
          -
          Yes
          Entertainment & Communication
          RadioYesYes
          Audio System Remote Control
          -
          Yes
          Speakers FrontYesYes
          Speakers RearYesYes
          Integrated 2DIN Audio
          -
          Yes
          Wireless Phone ChargingYesYes
          USB And Auxiliary Input
          -
          Yes
          Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
          Wifi Connectivity
          -
          Yes
          Touch ScreenYesYes
          Touch Screen size (Inch)
          8
          14
          Connectivity
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          -
          Android AutoYesYes
          Apple Car PlayYesYes
          No. of Speakers
          4
          4
          Additional Features
          Next Gen Honda Connect with Telematics Control Unit (TCU),Weblink,Wireless Smartphone Connectivity (Android Auto, Apple CarPlay),Remote Control by Smartphone Application via Bluetooth®,
          -
          Usb Ports
          Front&Rear
          1st and 2nd Row Fast Charging
          Inbuilt Apps
          -
          Jio Saavn
          Tweeter
          4
          4
          Subwoofer
          -
          No
          Rear Touch Screen SizeNo
          -
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          Pros and Cons

          • Pros
          • Cons

            Honda City

            • Spacious cabin. Rear seat kneeroom rivals cars from a segment above.
            • Best in segment interior quality
            • Comfortable ride quality
            • Updated exterior makes it more tempting
            • ADAS standard in multiple variants

            MG Hector

            • Feels and looks more premium inside and out
            • Generous cabin space, comfortable for even taller passengers
            • Loaded with more tech
            • Safety kit boosted by the inclusion of ADAS
            • A refined petrol engine with comfortable ride quality

            Honda City

            • Lacks some ‘wow’ features like ventilated seats, powered driver seat, branded stereo
            • Diesel motor is now discontinued
            • Tight rear seat headroom

            MG Hector

            • Its styling could seem too blingy to some buyers
            • Has lost out on the mild-hybrid tech; still no diesel-auto combo
            • Its electronics could have been more responsive
            • Should have had better contoured seats and underthigh support at the rear

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          Which car is cheaper between Honda City and MG Hector?

          Honda City price starts at Rs 11.71 Lakh & MG Hector price starts at Rs 14.95 Lakh in New Delhi. Honda City is cheaper between these two cars.

          Which car has good mileage Honda City and MG Hector?

          The mileage of City is 18.4 kmpl in New Delhi & The mileage of Hector is 12.34 kmpl in New Delhi. Honda City gives better mileage than MG Hector.
          *Ex-showroom price in New Delhi
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