We reported in detail when Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), India’s second-largest car manufacturer, recently launched the Hyundai Xcent compact sedan in the country.
At the launch event, B S Seo, Managing Director & CEO, HMIL commented, “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.”
The Xcent has gone on sale with two engine options- 1.1 litre 2nd generation U2 CRDi diesel and 1.2 litre Kappa Dual VTVT petrol.
The U2 CRDi diesel engine that powers the Xcent boasts of a max power of 72PS@4000rpm of peak torque of 18.4kgm@1750- 2500rpm. The motor boasts of an ARAI-certified fuel efficiency of 24.4kmpl comes mated to a five speed manual transmission.
The 1.2 litre Kappa petrol engine boasts of an all-aluminum body and benefits from Dual VTVT mechanism. It has a max power of 83PS@6000rpm and peak torque of 11.6 kgm@4000rpm, along with an ARAI-certified fuel efficiency of 19.1kmpl. The petrol engine offers the choice of 5-speed manual transmission and 4- speed Automatic Transmission.
The Xcent comes with a long list of features for comfort, convenience and safety. Some of these are-
- 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
- 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
New Hyundai Xcent2014 India Price list is as follows-
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