Official Release: New Hyundai Xcent unveiled



Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) today unveiled the much anticipated Grand i10 sedan based compact sedan. The car has been christened as the Xcent. The global unveil marks Hyundai’s entry into the very successful compact sedan segment of the Indian auto industry.

The new Hyundai Xcent aka Grand i10 Compact Sedan will greet us all at the Auto Expo 2014.

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Speaking at the launch, B S Seo, Managing Director & CEO, HMIL said, “The Xcent is a world-class product developed for the Indian market. We at HMIL are proud to launch the modern family sedan in India. Xcent symbolizes Hyundai’s commitment to Indian customers by offering high standards of quality, durability and reliability. Xcent with its excellent value proposition and its unique first-in-segment features will serve a wide range of customers in India raising the benchmark in the segment.


The key highlights of Hyundai Xcent exterior design include:

  • Swept back smoked 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

The key highlights of Hyundai Xcent Interiors include:

  • 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


First-in-Segment Feature of the Hyundai Xcent include:

  • Rear AC vents
  • Smart key with push button start
  • Rear parking camera and sensors
  • 15” Diamond cut alloy wheels
  • 2 DIN audio with USB, CD player with 1 GB internal memory
  • Auto folding mirrors
  • Electro-chromic mirror
  • One touch electric trunk opening

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  • Reeto says:

    This is sure to be a hit in India. Products from two companies that an Indian buyer can trust on any given day are Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai.