Tata Safari XM Diesel VS MG Hector Plus Diesel Super


Which Model is Cheapest? Should you buy Tata Safari XM Diesel or MG Hector Plus Diesel Super? The ex-Showroom price of Tata Safari XM Diesel is Rs. 16,00,000 and for MG Hector Plus Diesel Super is Rs. 15,99,800.

Engine and Transmission

Tata Safari XM Diesel has 1956 cc, In-line 4-Cylinders, Kryotec 2.0 L Turbocharged Diesel Engine, while MG Hector Plus Diesel Super has 1956cc, 2.0L Turbocharged, 4-Cylinder Diesel Engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the Tata Safari XM Diesel has a mileage of 16.14 kmpl and the MG Hector Plus Diesel Super has a mileage of 17.41 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 Tata Safari XM Diesel MG Hector Plus Diesel Super
Engine and Transmission
Engine TypeIn-line 4-Cylinders, Kryotec 2.0 L Turbocharged Diesel Engine2.0L Turbocharged, 4-Cylinder 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 Length4661 mm4720 mm
Overall Width1894 mm1835 mm
Overall Height1786 mm1760 mm
Wheelbase2741 mm2750 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
AirbagsYes, Driver & Passenger AirbagsDual Front Airbags
Hill Hold ControlYesYes
Parking SensorsRear Parking Sensor with Display on InfotainmentYes, Front & Rear Parking Sensors
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
ISOFIX Child Seat MountsYesYes
Day/Night Rearview MirrorYesYes
Brake AssistNoYes
Electronic Stability ProgramNoYes
Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
Central LockingYesYes
Fog Lamps (Front / Rear )FrontBoth

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 Tyre235/70-R16215/60-R17
Rear Tyre235/70-R16215/60-R17
WheelsStylised Steel WheelsSilver Alloy Wheels
Spare Wheel235/70-R16 Steel Wheel215/60-R17 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
Air ConditionerYesYes
USB ChargerFront & RearFront & Rear
Central Control ArmrestYesYes with Storage
Tailgate AjarYesYes
Luggage Hook and NetNoYes
Lane Change IndicatorNoYes
Smart EntryYesNo
One Touch Operating Power WindowsDriver’s WindowAll
Drive Modes3No
No of Speakers46
Rear AC DuctsYesYes
Power SteeringYesYes
Steering ColumnTilt & TelescopicTilt
Steering Mounted Audio ControlYesYes
Cruise ControlYesYes
Power Windows (Front/ Rear)Front and RearFront and Rear
Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
Adjustable Front Passenger SeatYesYes
Lumbar SupportYesYes
Folding Rear Seat60:40 SplitNot Available
Rear Seat Center ArmrestYesYes
Dual Trip MeterYesYes
Low Fuel Warning LampYesYes
Seat Belt WarningYesYes

Both models Tata Safari XM and MG Hector Plus Super 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 more.