Hyundai Motors India Limited has launched the much awaited 2017 Xcent sub-4 meter sedan in India at a starting price of INR 5.38 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the base model and goes till INR 8.41 lakh for the top-spec SX (O)diesel model. The bookings for the Xcent facelift had started a week ago with the payment of just INR 10,000 up front at the dealerships. The new Hyundai Xcent comes with several changes on the outside and inside while the major point of highlight is the new 1.2-litre diesel engine which replaces the older 1.1 litre, 3 cylinder motor.
The outer body gets the Hyundai trademark trapezoidal grille upfront along with a restyled bumper. The upswept headlamps will be decorated with LED DRLs, while the fog lamps are housed in Elantra like enclosures. The side profile is similar to the outgoing model and includes a new design of alloy wheels and bigger rear fender. The rear end gets a redesigned bumper, bootlid and stylish new Elite i20 inspired LED taillights. Do Read: 2017 Hyundai Xcent facelift vs 2017 Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire: Expected price, features and specifications
Hop inside the cabin and a sense of familiarity takes over as it gets a dual tone dashboard with a new 7 inch touchscreen AVN display mounted in the center with GPS, Bluetooth, USB and AUX connectivity. The top of the line model is packed with goodies like automatic climate control, rear AC vents, height adjustable seats and plenty of storage space. The safety features are aplenty in the new Hyundai Xcent which comes with dual airbags, ABS with EBD, reverse parking camera with sensors, engine immobilizer and child safety lock. Also Read: 2017 Hyundai Xcent Vs 2014 Hyundai Xcent: 5 things to know
The engine department will be boasting of both the derivatives and the petrol motor remains the same as earlier which is a 1.2 Litre four cylinder Kappa mill with dual VTVT which churns out 82 bhp of power with 114 Nm of torque. The transmission duties are to be handled by a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic transmission. On the other hand, the new diesel motor is a 1.2 litre CRDi oil burner which puts out 73 bhp with 190 Nm of torque and comes mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox.
The Hyundai Xcent rivals the likes of Honda Amaze, Tata Tigor, Swift Dzire and the Ford Figo Aspire.
Here are the variant vise price of the 2017 Hyundai Xcent facelift! (ex-showroo, Delhi).