MG India has announced today (18th July 2019) that they closed down Hector bookings temporarily. Launched on 27th June 2019, MG Hector has received over 21,000 bookings. MG India has decided to temporarily shut down bookings of Hector due to the production capacity of 2,000 units a month currently.
THE DATE OF RE-OPENING OF BOOKINGS WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON.
In a press statement released by MG India, the company said – “After receiving an overwhelming response for the HECTOR, MG Motor India today announced that it has taken a decision to halt the bookings temporarily keeping in mind the company’s commitment to customer satisfaction. MG India plans to cater to the increasing demand by raising the production capacity for the HECTOR gradually over the next few months.”
“Our first product, MG HECTOR, has received an overwhelming response and we are unable to cater to such high initial demand. We are therefore closing bookings temporarily as this will help ensure timely and orderly deliveries for our customers who have shown tremendous confidence in MG. We are also working with our component suppliers to ramp up production in a gradual manner without any compromise on quality,” said Rajeev Chaba, President & MD, MG Motor India.
BY October this year, the company is planning to increase the production of Hector at its Halol manufacturing facility to 3,000 units per month. The highest demand is occupied for the top 2 variants – Smart & Sharp, with over 50% reservations for the petrol variants.
MG Hector is the company’s first product to launch in India in the ‘Internet Connected’ car segment. It provides with four variants of Style, Super, Smart and Sharp and thrilling exterior colour options of Starry Black, Colored Glaze Red, Burgundy Red, Aurora Silver and Candy White.
Pricing varies between Rs. 12.88-16.88 lakhs, the MG Hector has received an astonishing response from buyers in the country. Presently, it is sold via 120 touchpoints across the country, which will be enlarged to 250 in the coming months.
MG Hector offers multiple ownership packages, first in industry 5-year warranty with unlimited kilometres round the clock free roadside assistance and no labour charges for the first 5 years.