Hyundai Xcent: The modern family sedan that multiplies your life

New Delhi, 12 March, 2014: The highly anticipated sub 4-meter mid segment sedan “Hyundai Xcent” has been launched today, targeted at the aspirational, stylish and value-seeking Indian customer. The Xcent takes on the might of the Swift Dezire and the Honda Amaze in the Indian market.

Mr. CH Han, Sr. ED, Marketing & Sales, HMIL (left) and Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. VP, Marketing & Sales, HMIL (right) with the new Hyundai Xcent
Speaking at the launch, B S Seo, Managing Director & CEO, HMIL said, “The Xcent is a world-class product developed for the Indian families. Developed with the best of Hyundai Motor’s world-class technologies, Xcent will create a new benchmark in terms of quality, design, space, features and driving pleasure in the compact sedan segment. We have invested extensive effort in competitively pricing Xcent to offer excellent value and to become the most loved and trusted brand in India.”

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The Xcent has two engine options: the 1.1 litre advanced 2nd generation U2 CRDi diesel and 1.2 litre Kappa Dual VTVT petrol offering a combination of optimum performance and high fuel economy.
The Xcent adopts the best of Hyundai’s powertrains to achieve an enhanced balance of power and torque output. The advanced 2nd generation U2 CRDi diesel delivers 72PS@4000rpm of maximum power and 18.4kgm@1750- 2500rpm of peak torque with the mileage of 24.4kmpl (ARAI figure). This environment friendly U2 CRDi diesel engine is Euro V ready with low emission and NVH levels. The U2 engine operates at a high pressure of 1,800 bar and generates high low end torque resulting in lesser gear shifts in city driving conditions. The linear power delivery and flat torque over wide range of rpm’s ensure smooth and jerk free drive. The diesel engine is mated with a 5-speed manual transmission offering higher driving pleasure with enhanced fuel efficiency and refinement. For technological finesse, the turbocharger has been improved to provide better throttle response and acceleration.
The all-aluminum 1.2 litre Kappa petrol engine comes with Dual VTVT mechanism delivering optimum engine performance with 83PS@6000rpm of maximum power and 11.6 kgm@4000rpmof peak torque with the mileage of 19.1kmpl (ARAI figure). The petrol engine offers the choice of 5-speed manual transmission and 4- speed Automatic Transmission.

PRODUCT & DESIGN DEVELOPMENT
The Xcent has been developed for the Indian market to cater to the needs of the evolved Compact Sedan segment buyers who value style, space, economy and technological features.

STYLISH EXTERIORS
Swept back headlamps and wrap-around tail lamps with chrome insert
Chrome finish hexagonal air dam
Steeply raked windshield
Wide daylight opening area
Front bumper with integrated spoiler design
Sporty dual tone rear bumper with stylish reflectors
Diamond cut alloy wheels and classy chrome door handles
Stylish and aerodynamic kick-up trunk lid design with chrome garnish
LED high mount stop lamp

PREMIUM INTERIORS
Bright dual tone beige and black interiors with high quality plastic
Premium designed dashboard integrated with hexagonal outlined audio
Ergonomically positioned controls
Generous legroom and headroom in front and rear
Best-in-class boot space
Multiple storage options in door trims and centre console
Seating comfort- Well contoured seats with excellent cushioning and rear arm rest
Premium leather wrap steering wheel
Leather wrap gear shift knob with chrome insert

SMART FEATURES
The Xcent offers host of hi-tech and first in segment features for comfort, convenience and high value.
Rear AC vents
Smart key with push button start
Rear parking camera and sensors
15” Diamond cut alloy wheels
1 GB internal memory
Auto folding mirrors
Electro-chromic mirror
One touch electric trunk opening

ADVANCED COMFORT, CONVENIENCE and SAFETY FEATURES
The Xcent has been designed to provide high levels of security and driver support through a range of advanced safety features.
Fully Automatic AC
Antilock braking system (ABS)
Cluster ionizer
Rear arm-rest with cup holders
Glove box cooling
Steering mounted audio controls and Bluetooth
Dual Air-bags
Rear parking assist
Rear defogger

The Xcent will be available in a range of 6 new colors.

PRICE:

Model
Base
S
S (O)
SX
SX (O)
Petrol
4.66 Lacs
5.32 Lacs
5.57 Lacs
6.22 Lacs
6.47 Lacs
Diesel
5.56 Lacs
6.23 Lacs
6.48 Lacs
7.13 Lacs
7.38 Lacs
Petrol Automatic
-
-
6.28 Lacs
-
7.19 Lacs

*All prices ex-showroom Delhi (in Rs.)
Hyundai Xcent: The modern family sedan that multiplies your life Hyundai Xcent: The modern family sedan that multiplies your life  Reviewed by raghav sarma on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Rating: 5

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