MG resumed the bookings in late September this year, and at the same time, increased the prices by 2.5% (INR 30,000-40,000). Hector out of which petrol-diesel split is 50:50. Gaurav Gupta, Chief Commercial Officer, MG (India), has said that customers are increasingly preferring petrol engine variants. The petrol-diesel sales split is 50:50. MG has sold over 6,134 units in the period of last three months. Out of which, 1,508 units were sold in July, 2,108 units were sold in August and the remainder were sold last month.
Next month, the company will ramp up the production from 2,000 units per month to 3,000 units in order to speed up the deliveries. But at the same time, people who've booked the Hector during the ongoing festive season will still have to wait for early 2020 to get the vehicle delivered.
In order to bite a bigger chunk and establish deeper roots in the Indian car market, MG is also planning on launching a number of fresh products such as the eZS, a direct rival of the recently launched Hyundai Kona, and a 6-seater Hector.