In a major accident, an MG Hector Plus crashed into a Toyota Innova Crysta. The Innova is left with serious damage.
High-speeding is quite a dangerous game on Indian roads, even highways. Thousands of people lose their lives in avoidable accidents every year. A new accident once again highlights the importance of safe cars and careful driving. This time MG Hector Plus crashed into a Toyota Innova Crysta on a highway. Nikhil Rana has shared the details of the serious accident on his YouTube channel to raise awareness of safety standards in modern vehicles. Let’s take a closer look at the aftermath of the mishap.
As you can see in the video above, the Toyota Innova Crysta is left with a lot of damage after the accident. While the car has received a 5-star rating in the Asian NCAP, it could not face the high-speed MG Hector Plus. This incident occurred at a highway near Jaisalmer. In a T-bone accident, the MG Hector hit the Innova on the side. The Toyota car was completely destroyed on the ride side. The driver received many serious injuries. However, the passengers in the MG Hector Plus received minor injuries. The build quality of the car shined through. Despite heavy damage in front, pillars were left intact and passengers were safe.
In a nutshell, over-speeding is a clear no-no on Indian roads. Our country is filled with a ton of bad roads and unpredictable elements (animals, kids, potholes, etc). Ideally, you should be able to apply brakes and stop the vehicle immediately. Fortunately, now you can invest in a car with good build quality and safety equipment). The increased sales of Tata cars are likely to encourage other manufacturers to build safer cars as well. In most situations, the safety equipment and the build quality of the car could save your lives. Still, follow the traffic rules and report anyone driving recklessly to the authorities.
The Hector Plus price starts at Rs 13.62 lakh, ex-showroom (goes up to Rs 19.60 lakh). The modern SUV comes with a massive feature-rich cabin. It is powered by 1.5-liter turbo petrol and a 1.5-liter turbo petrol engine with mild-hybrid technology. Both engines offer 143PS and 250Nm. For transmission, you can choose a manual or a DCT automatic gearbox. On the other hand, the 2.0-liter diesel engine produces 170hp and 350Nm. it comes with a 6-speed manual transmission option only.
On the other hand, the Toyota Innova Crysta is priced between Rs 16.52 lakh and Rs 24.59 lakh (ex-showroom). It is powered by a 2.7-liter petrol engine that offers 166 PS and 245 Nm of peak torque, respectively. A 2.4-liter diesel engine produces 150 PS of power and 360 Nm of torque. For transmission, both engines can be paired with a 5-speed manual or a 6-speed torque converter automatic gearbox.