Hyundai Launches Modern Family Sedan ‘Xcent'

New Delhi, Delhi , India 
Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), the country's largest exporter and the
second-largest car manufacturer today launched its highly anticipated compact
family sedan “Hyundai Xcent”.  Xcent will further redefine Hyundai's
automotive excellence in India in the compact sedan segment for the
aspirational, stylish and value-seeking Indian customer. 
Speaking at the launch, B S Seo, Managing Director & CEO, HMIL said, “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 will be available with two engine options the 1.1 litre advanced 2nd
generation U2 CRDi diesel and 1.2 litre Kappa Dual VTVT petrol offering a
combination of optimum performance and high fuel economy. 
The Xcent adopts the best of Hyundai's powertrains to achieve an enhanced
balance of power and torque output. The advanced 2nd generation U2 CRDi diesel
delivers 72PS@4000rpm of maximum power and 18.4kgm@1750- 2500rpm  of peak torque
with the mileage of 24.4kmpl (ARAI figure). This environment friendly U2 CRDi
diesel engine is Euro V ready with low emission and NVH levels. The U2 engine
operates at a high pressure of 1,800 bar and generates high low end torque
resulting in lesser gear shifts in city driving conditions. The linear power
delivery and flat torque over wide range of rpm's ensure smooth and jerk free
drive. The diesel engine is mated with a 5-speed manual transmission offering
higher driving pleasure with enhanced fuel efficiency and refinement. For
technological finesse, the turbocharger has been improved to provide better
throttle response and acceleration. 
The all-aluminum 1.2 litre Kappa petrol engine comes with Dual VTVT mechanism
delivering optimum engine performance with 83PS@6000rpm of maximum power and
11.6 kgm@4000rpm of peak torque with the mileage of 19.1kmpl (ARAI figure). The
petrol engine offers the choice of 5-speed manual transmission and 4- speed
Automatic Transmission. 
The Xcent has been developed for the Indian market to cater to the needs of the
evolved Compact Sedan segment buyers who value style, space, economy and
technological features.  Hyundai Motor India Ltd. and Hyundai Motor Company
Namyang R&D Engineers have worked closely from the conceptual stage to the final
product development.  
Swept back 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
LED high mount stop lamp 
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
Premium leather wrap steering wheel
Leather wrap gear shift knob with chrome insert 
The Xcent offers host of hi-tech and first in segment features for comfort,
convenience and high value. 
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 
The Xcent has been designed to provide high levels of security and driver
support through a range of advanced safety features.  
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 
The Xcent will be available in a range of 6 new colors. 
ModelBaseSS (O)SXSX (O)
Petrol4.66 Lacs5.32 Lacs5.57 Lacs6.22 Lacs6.47 Lacs
Diesel5.56 Lacs6.23 Lacs6.48 Lacs7.13 Lacs7.38 Lacs
Petrol Automatic--6.28 Lacs-7.19 Lacs 
*All prices ex-showroom Delhi (in Rs.) 
About HMIL 
Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyundai Motor
Company (HMC). HMIL is the largest passenger car exporter and the second largest
car manufacturer in India. It currently markets ten car models across segments -
in the A2 segment it has the Eon, Santro, i10, Grand  and the i20, in the A3
segment the Verna and Xcent, in the A4 segment the Elantra, in the A5 segment
Sonata and in the SUV segment the Santa Fe.
HMIL's fully integrated state-of-the-art manufacturing plant near Chennai boasts
advanced production, quality and testing capabilities. HMIL forms a critical
part of HMC's global export hub. It currently exports to around 120 countries
across EU, Africa, Middle East, Latin America, Australia and the Asia Pacific.
HMIL has been India's number one exporter for the past eight years
consecutively. To support its growth and expansion plans, HMIL currently has 388
dealers and more than 1000 service points across India. In its commitment to
provide customers with cutting-edge global technology, HMIL set up a modern
multi-million dollar R&D facility in Hyderabad. The R&D center endeavors to be a
center of excellence in automobile engineering. 
Media Contact Details 
Ravi Sharma ,  Hyundai Motor India Ltd. ,  +919873136644 , 
V Anand ,  Hyundai Motor India Ltd. ,  +919810758141 , 
Sukriti Kalra ,  IPAN H+K Strategies ,  +919910393262 , 
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