Published: Thu, April 20, 2017
Electronics | By Jesus Weaver

Hyundai launches all new Xcent compact sedan priced up to Rs8.41 lakh

Hyundai launches all new Xcent compact sedan priced up to Rs8.41 lakh

Most interestingly, now the Xcent facelift's diesel engine has been up-sized to a 1.2-litre U2 CRDi thee-pot motor, replacing the 1.1-litre unit.

The 2017 Hyundai Xcent will get a new 1.2-litre three-cylinder diesel engine as a replacement for the 1.1-litre three-cylinder diesel engine. It also features daytime running LEDs placed in the fog lamp housing.

The 2017 Hyundai Xcent comes with a restyled front facia, the highlight of which is the new and much more aggressive looking front bumper.

2017 Hyundai Xcent facelift vs Maruti Swift Dzire: Design - The design of the new Hyundai Xcent facelift is well balanced and in line with all the latest generation Hyundai models.

Hyundai rolled out the new version of Xcent, prices starting from Rs 5.30 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

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With plenty of changes, the all new 2017 Hyundai Xcent facelift is expected to remain fresh for the next couple of years. Over to the rear and the changes come in the form of upgraded wraparound tail lamps which seek to give the auto a contemporary look. The updated Xcent also gets a shark-fin antenna like the Verna and the Honda City. The 1.2-litre Kappa four-cylinder petrol engine will continue as is. Fuel efficiency is 25.4 kmpl for the diesel, 20.14 kmpl for the petrol manual, and 17.36 kmpl for the automatic variants.

"The all-new Xcent symbolises the stylish family sedan for young and modern Indian family".

The Xcent segment is one of the largest and competitive segments in the Indian market and Maruti Suzuki's Dzire leads the space. The petrol variants get an option of both manual and automatic gearbox.

Inside the refreshed Hyundai Xcent, the top-end variants of Hyundai Xcent now features a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system which supports smart phone integration including Apple Car Play, Google Android Auto and Navigation.

The headlamps have also been re-profiled, as they now get new black inserts as well. As for safety, dual-front airbags are now standard. While, No changes have been made to the dimensions and the boot capacity remains the same at 407-litres. The Xcent also competes with the likes of the recently launched Tata Tigor and other compact sedans like the Ford Aspire, Volkswagen Ameo and the Tata Zest.

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