Kia Carens vs MG Hector Plus

Should you buy Kia Carens or MG Hector Plus? 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. Kia Carens price starts at Rs 10.20 Lakh ex-showroom for Premium (Petrol) and MG Hector Plus price starts Rs 17.50 Lakh ex-showroom for 1.5 Turbo Smart 7 Str (Petrol). Carens has 1497 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while Hector Plus has 1956 cc (Diesel top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the Carens has a mileage of 21.3 kmpl (Diesel top model)> and the Hector Plus has a mileage of - (Diesel top model).

Carens Vs Hector Plus

Key HighlightsKia CarensMG Hector Plus
PriceRs.21,65,997#Rs.26,46,574*
Mileage (city)--
Fuel TypeDieselDiesel
Engine(cc)14931956
TransmissionAutomaticManual
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Kia Carens vs MG Hector Plus Comparison

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    Kia Carens
    Kia Carens
    Rs18.45 Lakh*
    *Ex-showroom Price
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    • Variant
    MG Hector Plus
    MG Hector Plus
    Rs22.21 Lakh*
    *Ex-showroom Price
    Check February Offer
  • Luxury Plus Diesel AT
    rs18.45 Lakh*
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  • 2.0 Sharp Pro 7 Str
    rs22.21 Lakh*
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Basic Information
Brand Name
On Road Price
Rs.21,65,997#
Rs.26,46,574*
Offers & DiscountNoNo
User Rating
4.4
Based on 145 Reviews
4.3
Based on 1 Review
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.42,098
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Rs.50,367
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Insurance
Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)
Rs.3,560
-
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
1.5 L CRDi VGT
2.0L Turbocharged Diesel
Displacement (cc)
1493
1956
No Of Cylinder
Fast Charging
-
No
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
113.42bhp@4000rpm
167.67bhp@3750rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
250nm@1500-2750rpm
350nm@1750-3750rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Fuel Supply System
CRDi
-
Turbo ChargerYesYes
Transmission Type
Automatic
Manual
Gear Box
6-Speed
6-speed
Mild Hybrid
-
No
Drive TypeNo
Clutch TypeNoNo
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Mileage (City)NoNo
Mileage (ARAI)
18.4 kmpl
-
Fuel Tank Capacity
45.0 (Litres)
60.0 (Litres)
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Top Speed (Kmph)NoNo
Drag CoefficientNoNo

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Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Front Suspension
McPherson Strut with coil spring
Mcpherson strut + coil spring
Rear Suspension
Coupled Torsion Beam Axle with Coil Spring
Beam assemble + coil spring
Steering Type
Power
-
Steering Column
Tilt & Telescopic
Tilt & Telescopic
Front Brake Type
disc
Disc
Rear Brake Type
disc
Disc
Braking (100-0kmph)
40.02m
verified
-
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Tyre Size
205/65 R16
215/55 R18
Tyre Type
Tubeless, Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Alloy Wheel Size
16
18
0-100Kmph (Tested)
9.61
verified
-
Quarter Mile (Tested)
18.05s @ 129.33kmph
verified
-
City driveability (20-80kmph)
6.67s
verified
-
Braking (80-0 kmph)
24.95m
verified
-
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
4540
4699
Width (mm)
1800
1835
Height (mm)
1708
1760
Ground Clearance Laden (mm)
-
192
Wheel Base (mm)
2780
2750
Seating Capacity
7
Boot Space (Litres)
-
155 l
No. of Doors
5
5
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Power Boot
-
Yes
Automatic Climate ControlYesYes
Remote Climate Control (A/C)
-
Yes
Remote Trunk Opener
-
Yes
Remote Engine Start/StopYes
-
Low Fuel Warning LightYesYes
Accessory Power OutletYesYes
Trunk LightYes
-
Remote Horn & Light Control
-
Yes
Vanity MirrorYesYes
Rear Reading LampYesYes
Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
Adjustable HeadrestYesYes
Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
-
Yes
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYesYes
Cup Holders FrontYesYes
Cup Holders RearYesYes
Rear AC VentsYesYes
Seat Lumbar SupportYes
-
Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
Cruise ControlYesYes
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
Navigation SystemYesYes
Find My Car Location
-
Yes
Foldable Rear Seat
3rd Row 50:50 Split
2nd Row 60:40 Split
Smart Access Card EntryYesYes
Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
Glove Box Cooling
-
Yes
Bottle Holder
-
Front & Rear Door
Voice ControlYesYes
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYes
-
USB Charger
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
Central Console Armrest
With Storage
With Storage
Tailgate Ajar
-
Yes
Hands-Free Tailgate
-
Yes
Rear CurtainYes
-
Additional Features
1st Row Cup Holders (with Cooling Function),2nd row Can Holders (with Cooling Function),Easy Push Retractable Tray,Easy Push Retractable Cup Holder,Sunglass Holder,Sunvisor with Vanity Mirror (Passenger side),Sunvisor with Ticket Holder (Driver Side),Retractable Roof Assist Handles,Umbrella Holder,Rear Door Sunshade Curtains,3rd row Boarding Assist Handles (with Illumination),Lower Seat Back Pocket - Passenger,Lower Seat Back Pocket - Driver,Retractable SeatBack Table with Cup Holder and Gadget Mount,Sliding Type Under Seat Tray,2nd row 60:40 split seats with Sliding, Reclining and Tumble,2nd row SeatBack Folding Armrest with Cup Holders (7STR),2nd Row Seat One Touch Easy Electric Tumble,2nd row One Touch Easy Tumble,3rd row 50:50 Split Seats with Reclining and Full Flat Folding,Luggage Room Seat Back Hooks,2nd Row Adjustable Headrests,3rd Row Adjustable Headrests,Burglar Alarm,Auto Anti-glare (ECM) Inside Rear View Mirror with Kia Connect Controls,Rear View Camera with Dynamic Guidelines,Driving Rear View Monitor with button,Roof Flushed 2nd & 3rd Row Diffused AC Vents,Rear AC 4 Stage Speed Control,Console Lamp (LED type) with Sunglass Case,Room Lamps (LED Type) - All Rows,USB A type Media Port,Multiple Power Sockets with 5 C-Type USB Ports,Smartphone Wireless Charger with Cooling Function,Smart Pure Air Purifier with Virus and Bacteria Protection,Auto Cruise Control with Speed Limiting Option
WalkAway Auto Car Lock/Approach Auto Car Unlock, AC Controls on the headunit with auto AC, Front & Rear Seats Height Adjustable Headrests, Rear Seat Middle Headrest, All Doors Maps Pocket & Bottle Holders, Driver and Co-Driver Vanity Mirror With Cover, Rear Parcel Curtain, Welcome Light On Car Unlock, Live location sharing & traking, 2nd row seat recline, flat foldable 2nd row, 1st and 2nd row fast charging usb ports, 1st and 2nd row power windows With Driver side one Touch Down, sunglasse holder, seat back pocket, All door map pocket & bottle holder, All Power Windows With Driver Side Auto Down, Automatic Powerd Tailgate Opening, 2nd Row AC vents, All window & Sunroof Open By Remote Key, 6-way power adjustable driver seat, 4-way Power Adjustable co-driver Seat, Automatic Powerd Tailgate Opening, Walk Away Auto Car Lock/Approach Auto Car Unlock, All Windows & Sunroof Open By Remote Key, All door map pocket & bottle holder
One Touch Operating Power Window
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
Drive Modes
3
-
Air ConditionerYesYes
HeaterYesYes
Adjustable SteeringYesYes
KeyLess EntryYesYes
Interior
TachometerYesYes
Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYes
Leather SeatsYesYes
Fabric UpholsteryNo
-
Leather Steering WheelYesYes
Leather Wrap Gear Shift SelectorYes
-
Glove CompartmentYesYes
Digital ClockYesYes
Outside Temperature Display
-
Yes
Digital OdometerYesYes
Electric Adjustable Seats
-
Front
Driving Experience Control EcoYes
-
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
Ventilated SeatsYesYes
Dual Tone DashboardYes
-
Additional Features
Leather Wrapped D-Cut Steering Wheel with Carens Logo,Distinct Black High Gloss Dashboard with Techno Print,Opulent Two Tone Triton Navy and Beige Interiors,Premium Head Lining,Inside Door Handle Hyper Silver Metallic Paint,Leatherette Wrapped Door Trims,Luggage Board,Cabin Surround 64 Color Ambient Mood Lighting,Premium Leatherette (Beige and Triton Navy) Seats,Rear Doors Spot Lamp with Kia Logo Projection,Front Armrest with Open Storage and Tray,Multi Drive Modes linked with Ambient Mood Lighting,31.7 cm (12.5”) Full Segment LCD Cluster with Advanced (10.6cm) 4.2" Color TFT MID
PM 2.5 Air Purifier With AQI & Ionizer, Front And Rear Metallic Scuff Plates, 8.9 cm Multi Information Display, Trip Meter, Trip Meter, Full Digital Cluster With 17.78 cm Multi Information Display, Chrome inside door handle finish, AC Controls On The Headunit, Leather Driver Armrest With Storage, 2nd Row Armrest, 12V Power Outlet, vanity mirror illuminationm, Dual Tone oak White & Black Interior Theme, leather Door Armrest & Dashboard insert, LED front and rear reading light, voice coands to control ambient light, Front Ventilated Seats, Front Metallic Scuff Plates, 8 Color Ambient Lighting w/ Voice Coands, 2nd Row Armrest, 2V Power Outlet, sunglass holder
Exterior
Available ColorsIntense Red Glacier White PearlSparkling SilverMoss BrownClear WhiteAurora Black PearlImperial BlueGravity Gray+3 MoreCarens ColorsHavana GreyCandy White With Starry BlackStarry BlackAurora SilverGlaze RedDune BrownCandy White+2 MoreHector Plus Colors
Body Type
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
Fog Lights FrontYesYes
Fog Lights Rear
-
Yes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYesYes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorNo
-
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYesYes
Rain Sensing WiperYesYes
Rear Window WiperYesYes
Rear Window WasherYesYes
Rear Window DefoggerYesYes
Wheel CoversNo
-
Alloy WheelsYesYes
Power AntennaNoNo
Rear SpoilerYesYes
Sun RoofYesYes
Moon RoofYesYes
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYes
Chrome GrilleYesYes
Chrome GarnishYesYes
Projector Headlamps
-
Yes
Halogen HeadlampsNo
-
Cornering Foglamps
-
Yes
Roof RailYesYes
Lighting
-
LED Tail lamps
LED DRLsYesYes
LED HeadlightsYesYes
LED TaillightsYesYes
LED Fog LampsYesYes
Additional Features
Digital Radiator Grille (with Chrome Décor),Body Colored Front Bumper,Kia Signature Tiger Nose Grill (with Chrome Surround Accents),Body Colored Rear Bumper,Rear Bumper Garnish (Chrome Garnish with Diamond Knurling Pattern),Rear Skid Plate (Black Premium Hi- Gloss),Wheel Arch and Side Moldings (black),Beltline (Chrome),Two Tone Side Door Garnish,Chrome Outside Door Handles,Integrated Rear Spoiler with Hi-Gloss Black Side Cover,Sky Light Sunroof,Crown Jewel LED Headlamps,Star Map LED DRLs with integrated turn signal,Ice Cube LED Fog Lamps,Star Map LED Taillamps,Body Colored Outside Rear View Mirror,Dual Tone Crystal Cut Alloys
Front & Rear Skid Plates (Gunmetal tone), Floating Light Turn Indicators, Chrome Finish On Window Beltline, Chrome Finish On Outside Door Handles, Chrome Side Body Cladding Finish, argyle-inspired diamond mesh grille, leather Wrapped Steering Wheel , chrome Door Speaker Grille Granish, Dual Tone Panoramic Sunroof, intelligent Turn Indicator, dual Tone Argil Brown & Black Interior Theme, Chrome Insert in Front & Rear Skid Plates, LED Blade Connected Tail Lights, Dual Tone Panoramic Sunroof
Tyre Size
205/65 R16
215/55 R18
Tyre Type
Tubeless, Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Wheel Size
-
-
Alloy Wheel Size
16
18
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Brake AssistYesYes
Central LockingYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYes
Child Safety LocksYesYes
Anti Theft Alarm
-
Yes
No Of Airbags
6
6
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYes
Side Airbag FrontYesYes
Day Night Rear View Mirror
Auto
Auto
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYes
Halogen HeadlampsNo
-
Rear Seat BeltsYesYes
Seat Belt WarningYesYes
Door Ajar Warning
-
Yes
Side Impact Beams
-
Yes
Traction Control
-
Yes
Adjustable SeatsYesYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYes
Vehicle Stability Control SystemYes
-
Engine Immobilizer
-
Yes
Crash SensorYes
-
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank
-
Yes
Engine Check WarningYesYes
Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
EBDYesYes
Electronic Stability ControlYesYes
Advance Safety Features
BAS (Brake force Assist System),DBC (Downhill Brake Control),High Mount Stop Lamp with Emergency Stop Signal included, Curtain Airbags
Front & Rear Defogger, Trumpet Horn
Follow Me Home HeadlampsYesYes
Rear CameraYesYes
Anti Theft Device
-
Yes
Anti Pinch Power Windows
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
Speed Alert
-
Yes
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
Isofix Child Seat MountsYesYes
Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsYesYes
Geo Fence Alert
-
Yes
Hill AssistYesYes
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYesYes
360 View Camera
-
Yes
Entertainment & Communication
RadioYesYes
Speakers FrontYesYes
Speakers RearYesYes
Integrated2DINAudioYesYes
Wireless Phone ChargingYesYes
USB And Auxiliary InputYesYes
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
Wifi Connectivity
-
Yes
Touch ScreenYesYes
Touch Screen Size
10.25 Inch
14 Inch
Connectivity
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Android AutoYesYes
Apple Car PlayYesYes
Number Of Speaker
8
4
Additional Features
26.03 cm (10.25”) HD Touchscreen Navigation with Next Generation Kia Connect,BOSE Premium Sound System with 8 Speakers,Bluetooth Hands Free
Wireless Android Auto + Apple Carplay,Subwoofer & Amplifier,35.56 cm (14") HD Portrait Infotainment Systemv, Premium Sound Sytem By Infinity, 8 Speakers + Tweeters, i-SMART Internet Car Features,Remote Car Lock/Unlock, Remote sunroof open/close, 100 + Voice coands to control Sunroof, AC, Navigation & More, Online Navigation with Live Traffic, Vehicle Status Check On App, Vehicle Overspeed Alert With Customizable Speed Limit, E-Call (Safety), I-Call (Convenience), Digital Bluetooth Key with Key Sharing function, Sunroof Control from Touchscreen, Anti Theft Iobilisation, Audio , AC & Mood Light in car remote control in i-Smart app, Voice Coands to control Ambient Lights, 50+ Hinglish Voice Coands, Chit -Chat Voice interaction,Online Music App Jio Saavn,MG Discover app (Restaurant, Hotels & Things to Do search), Navigation Voice guidance in 5 Indian languages, Navigation Group Travelling Mode, On the Go Live weather & AQI Updates, MG Weather, Park+ App to discover and book parking, Shortpedia News App, Birthday Wish on Headunit ( With Customisable Date option), Customisable Lock Screen Wallpaper, Live Location sharing & Tracking, Smart Drive Information, Critical Tyre Pressure Voice Alert, Engine Start Alarm,Low Battery Alert At Ignition On,Send POI To Vehicle From App,i-SMART App For Smart Watch, Wifi Connectivity (Home Wifi/ Mobile Hotspot), Over The Air (OTA) Updates, Remote Car Light Flashing & Honking, Audio AC & Mood Light in Car Remote Control in i- Smart App
Warranty
Introduction DateNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNo
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Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

    Kia Carens

    • Looks unique, in a good way.
    • Good presence with generous exterior dimensions
    • Lots of practical elements integrated into the cabin
    • Available in 6- and 7-seater configurations
    • Turbo-petrol and diesel engine options
    • Automatic transmission option with both engines

    MG Hector Plus

    • Easy-to-drive petrol and diesel engines.
    • Generous cabin space. Puts its wheelbase to good use, offering leg space even for occupants over 6ft tall
    • Segment leading features like a giant touchscreen, connected car features, and 11 Autonomous Level 2 features
    • Good ride comfort over bad roads
    • Impressive cabin quality

    Kia Carens

    • Missing some premium features
    • Looks more like an MPV, than an SUV
    • 16-inch wheels look small on the overall large side profile

    MG Hector Plus

    • ADAS is limited to the top-spec trim only
    • The lack of a diesel automatic powertrain
    • Design, while distinctive, may not be to everyone’s taste. Styling may be too busy for some
    • Large touchscreen is not ergonomic to use on the move

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Kia Carens price starts at Rs 10.20 Lakh & MG Hector Plus price starts at Rs 17.50 Lakh in New Delhi. Kia Carens is cheaper between these two cars.
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