MG Hector Diesel Style VS Tata Safari XE Comparison


Motor Gyan brings you a comparison of MG Hector Diesel Style and Tata Safari XE. The ex-Showroom price of MG Hector Diesel Style is Rs. 14,20,800 and of Tata Safari XE is Rs. 14,69,000.

Engine and Transmission

Should you buy MG Hector Diesel Style or Tata Safari XE? MG Hector Diesel Style has 1956cc, 2.0L Turbocharged, 4-Cylinder Diesel Engine, while Tata Safari XE has 1956cc, In-line 4-Cylinders, Kryotec 2.0 L Turbocharged Diesel Engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the MG Hector Diesel Style has a mileage of 17.41 kmpl and the Tata Safari XE has a mileage of 16.14 kmpl. Find out which car is best for you – compare the two models on the basis of their Engine type, displacement, Max Power, Max Torque, Mileage, Features, and other specifications given below:

Comparision Detail MG Hector Diesel Style Tata Safari XE
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type2.0L Turbocharged, 4-Cylinder Diesel EngineIn-line 4-Cylinders, Kryotec 2.0 L Turbocharged Diesel Engine
Displacement (CC)1956 CC1956 CC
Torque350 Nm @ 1750-2500 rpm350 Nm @ 1750-2500 rpm
Maximum Power170 HP @ 3750 rpm170 HP @ 3750 rpm
Transmission TypeManualManual
Gearbox6-Speed Manual6-Speed Manual
No. of Cylinders44
Emission StandardBS6-CompliantBS6-Compliant


Need help making sure your perfect car fits? You must consider the car’s dimensions to ensure the size conveniently suits your needs. If you don’t choose wisely, you may find it is too big to park in your garage, or too long to reverse-parallel park on the street, or maybe even too tall to fit into car parks with low ceilings. The MG Hector is longer with a longer wheelbase while the Tata Safari is taller and wider. Find out which car is best for you – compare the two models on the basis of their dimensions, kerb/wet weight, ground Clearance, turning radius, etc.,

Dimensions and Weight
Overall Length4655 mm4661 mm
Overall Width1835 mm1894 mm
Overall Height1760 mm1786 mm
Wheelbase2750 mm2741 mm

Safety Features

Another important determining factor while choosing a new car has to be the safety features that it boasts of. There are different types of safety alerts available such as High-Speed Alert, Immobiliser, Seat Belt Reminder, etc., Regardless of the engine performance and all other fancy features, if the car doesn’t have adequate safety features, it could be a disaster waiting to happen given the kind of road accident statistics reported in India. Check detailed Active and Passive Safety Features available in both variants like Speed Alert System, Airbags, Safety Lock, Parking Sensor and many more from the table given below:

Active and Passive Safety Features
AirbagsDual Front AirbagsDual Airbags (Driver & Co-Driver)
Hill Hold ControlYesYes
Parking SensorsRear Parking SensorRear Parking Sensors
Central LockingYesYes
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)YesYes
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)YesYes
Brake Assist (BA)YesNo
Traction ControlYesYes
Electronic Stability ControlYesYes
Hill Start AssistYesYes
Anti-Pinch Power WindowsNoDriver’s Window Only
Speed-Sensing Auto Door LocksYesYes
Child Safety LockYesYes
Rear Washer/WiperYesNo

Wheels and Tyres

There is no denying the fact that car tyres have been a vehicle’s most important safety feature. After all, they are a vehicle’s only contact with the road. If you are one of those who have been buying it for the first time and not sure that from where you should start your search and what exactly you need to look for, then it is the right time to consider this comparison and learn about the important things that you need to check while buying a new car. Check wheel type, front-tyre size, and rear tyre size of both variants from the table given below:

Wheels and Tyres
Front Tyre215/60-R17235/70-R16
Rear Tyre215/60-R17235/70-R16
WheelsSteel WheelsStylised Steel Wheels
Spare Wheel215/60-R17 Steel Wheel235/70-R16 Steel Wheel
Tubeless TyresYesYes

Comfort and Convenience Features

If you are planning to buy a car anytime soon, so check out the following comfort and convenience features on the car you should be looking out for.

Comfort and Convenience Features
Power WindowsFront and RearFront and Rear
Power Windows with One Touch-DownDriver’s Window OnlyDriver’s Window Only
Power Windows with One Touch-UpNoDriver’s Window Only
Exterior Mirrors Electric AdjustYesNo
Remote LockingYesNo
Climate ControlManualManual
Rear AC VentsYesYes
Third Row AC VentsYesYes
Front Passenger Seat Adjust from RearNoYes
Rear Power OutletYesYes
Dead PedalYesNo

Both models MG Hector Diesel Style and Tata Safari XE are well equipped and offer decent performance. Check the detailed comparison given above and choose which car is best for you by comparing their engine & transmission, dimensions, power, comfort & convenience, safety features and many more.