|Fuel Type||Engine Capacity||Transmission Type||Power||Torque||Fuel Efficiency|
|petrol||1197cc||Manual||83PS @ 6000RPM||116NM @ 4000RPM||19kmpl|
|petrol||1197cc||auto||83PS @ 6000RPM||116NM @ 4000RPM||16kmpl|
|diesel||1186cc||Manual||75PS @ 4000RPM||194NM @ 1750 - 2250RPM||24kmpl|
The Hyundai Xcent is the most affordable sedan in Hyundai's lineup starting at an introductory price of Rs 5,81,078 (ex-showroom, Delhi). The Xcent carries dynamic looks up front and comes loaded with a sufficient amount of features.
The Hyundai Xcent is the most practical-looking sedan offered by the Hyundai in India. It looks quite practical on the outside and it does come with some premium touches such as a shark-fin antenna, blacked-out B-pillar and air curtains. Dimensionally, the Hyundai Xcent is one of the perfect size sedans to effortlessly counter the Indian road conditions. Up front, it gets ahuge black grill with five horizontal chrome slats. The Illumination gets better with the help of is aggressive looking headlamps and fog lamp with LED DRL which comes embedded into a blacked out insert. The car sits on 15-inch diamond cut alloy wheels and it also features wing mirrors with integrated side indicators on both the sides along with chrome door handles. The rear of the car offers a sporty looking taillamp, reverse parking camera, reverse parking sensors, shark fin antenna and a horizontal chrome band adjoining both the ends.
On the inside, the sedan does come with creature comforts. It offers advanced features like a fully automatic temperature control, rear A/C vents with accessory socket and push start-stop button. The Hyundai Xcent gets a dark grey and beige interior. The centre console features a touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple Car Play compatibility. The driver can easily access the infotainment system with the help of steering mounted switches. Comfort and utility have been addressed, as the Xcent gets power windows, electrically adjustable ORVM, cooled glove box, phone charging sockets and rear armrest. The sedan feels spacious on the inside as bottle holders, glass holders, side pockets and 407-litres of boot space. The instrument console of the Hyundai Xcent features a tachometer, fuel gauge, heat analogue indicator along with a speedometer which also features a digital display to provide information regarding distance.
The Hyundai Xcent is built by using anti-corrosive steel, ring structure for enhanced rigidity, special welding techniques for body robustness. Hyundai Xcent gets safety features like driver and passenger airbags, central locking, ABS with EBD, impact sensing door unlock, immobiliser, central locking and reverse parking sensors with a reverse parking camera.
The Hyundai Xcent derives power from a 1.2-liter petrol unit which produces 82 ps at 6000 rpm and 116 Nm of 4000 rpm. The transmission is done by 5-speed manual and a 4-speed torque converter. A 1.2-litre diesel unit is also on offer, which churns out respective power and torque output of 75 ps at 4000 rpm and 190 Nm at 1750 rpm. The transmission duties are handled by a 5-speed manual gearbox. Both the motors are fuel-efficient and are rated for 19 Kmpl (petrol) and 24 Kmpl (diesel). The fuel tank is big enough to store 43-litres of fuel at a time. The petrol engine is agile in nature. It revs freely till its redline. On the other hand, the diesel engine is remarkably fuel-efficient, it feels punchy to drive and the engine is always ready to get into action as soon as it crosses the 3000 rpm mark.
Hyundai Xcent price starts from INR 5.81 Lakh to INR 8.79 Lakh.
With the Xcent, Hyundai have readied their contender for the sub-4 meter entry level sedan segment. Based on the terrifically well packaged and extremely well appointed Grand i10, the Xcent is expected to pose a mighty challenge to the Amaze and the Dzire sedans. So does all the Xcent shine as brilliantly as its hatchback sibling did upon its advent? Let’s find out in this detailed review.