On Wednesday, March 12, Hyundai launched a new sedan "Xcent" at a starting price of Rs. 4.66 lakh. This sedan is based on the Grand i10 platform. With the Xcent, Hyundai marks entry into the highly popular and growing ‘Compact Sedan’ category. Xcent with a sub-4 metre design will take on the Maruti Dzire, Honda Amaze and Chevrolet Sail. The fluidic design is mated with urban styling, generous space, superior mileage and array of features to make it an remembring experience.
The Xcent is available in two engine options
- 1.1 litre second generation U2 CRDi diesel engine. It delivers a power of 72ps@4000 rpm and a peak torque at 18.4kgm@1750-2500. It is expected to give a mileage of 24.4 kmpl. The diesel comes with a 5-speed manual transmission.
- 1.2 litre Kappa Dual VTVT petrol engine. It delivers a power of 83ps@6000 rpm and a peak torque of 11.6kgm@4000 rpm. It is expected to give a mileage of 19.1 kmpl. The petrol engine comes with a 5-speed manual and a 4-speed automatic options.
Modern, sporty and progressive fluidic styling represents the overall exterior theme of ‘Xcent’. The bold front, sleek side and elegant rear profile is accentuated with wrap around lamps, familal chorme surround hexagonal grill, diamond cut alloy wheels and chrome door handles. Moreover, design elements like steeply raked windshield and rising belt line add to the aerodynamic character.
The interiors of ‘Xcent’ are premium, stylish and classy. The bright and airy cabin with its high quality feel and carefully crafted materials sets the scene for many urban drives. The ergonomically positioned controls, generous legroom and headroom, multiple storage options and class leading boot space are trendsetters in the sedan segment.
Xcent comes with a good set of features, like rear AC vent, smart key with push button start/stop, rear parking sensor with camera and ECM display, fully automatic temperature control (FATC), auto folding mirror etc.
Xcent is available in three different variants - Entry, S and SX. The S and SX also get an Optional package. The Xcent gets fully automatic AC, ABS (as an Option package for S and SX variants), rear arm rest, glove box cooling, steering mounted audio controls, dual air bags andrear defogger.
Price (ex-showroom Delhi)
Xcent : Rs. 4.66 Lakh
Xcent S : Rs. 5.32 Lakh
Xcent S (O) : Rs. 5.57 Lakh
Xcent SX : Rs. 6.22 Lakh
Xcent S (O) AT : Rs. 6.29 Lakh
Xcent SX (O) : Rs. 6.47 Lakh
Xcent SX (O) AT : Rs. 7.19 Lakh
Diesel Variants :
Xcent : Rs. 5.56 Lakh
Xcent S : Rs. 6.23 Lakh
Xcent S (O) : Rs. 6.48 Lakh
Xcent SX : Rs. 7.13 Lakh
Xcent SX (O) : Rs. 7.38 Lakh