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Hyundai Announces Global Launch of the ‘All New Xcent’

Hyundai Announces Global Launch of the ‘All New Xcent’

  1. All New Xcent boasts of Evolved sedan image with Premium  & Hi-Tech appeal
  2. Powered with New, Bigger, Powerful & Efficient 1.2L Diesel Engine along with proven 1.2L Petrol Engine
  3. All New Xcent symbolizes Evolved –‘The Stylish Family Sedan’ for Young and Modern Family
  4. Made in India, Made for the World –  Over 2.5 Lakh Happy Customers Worldwide

Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL), the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter launched the All New Xcent for India and Global markets. Embraced with new stylish look, the All New Xcent boasts an attractive proposition of new design with an array of advanced Hi-Tech features for evolving young Indian customers.

Speaking at the Global launch, Mr. Y K Koo, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Limited said, “We are very glad to announce the global launch of the All New Xcent for Indian and Global customers. The fast changing trends and rising customer aspirations has always been the key driving force at Hyundai. Considering the evolving market dynamics and customer voice, we keep enhancing our products for customer delight. The All New Xcent symbolizes The Stylish Family Sedan for young and Modern Indian Family. With over 2.5 Lakh cars sold in Domestic and International markets since 2014, we are confident that the All New Xcent will create a new benchmark in its segment offering best Hyundai Experience.”

The All New Xcent is designed on 5 Key pillars – Sporty & Evolved Styling, Superior Performance, Advanced & Hi-Tech Imagery, High on Safety & Convenience and Product Confidence.

Sporty and Evolved Styling

The Made in India All New Xcent boasts of Quality, Comfort, Style and Premium look.  The exterior projects Progressive design while interiors echo generous flair of Space & Comfort with Premium and Hi-Tech appeal. In the front, All New Xcent features new Hyundai’s signature Cascade Design grille with horizontal chrome slats for bold and wider stance with premium appeal. The new front bumper design with LED DRLs (Daytime Running Lamps) along with Fog lamps offers futuristic styling while the swept back headlamps compliments the front with sporty styling.

The rear of All New Xcent offers a completely refreshed and dynamic look. The All New Xcent comes with new premium two piece wrap around tail lamps, Dual Tone bumper along with aesthetically incorporated sleek reflectors, stylish Shark Fin Antenna, Pull type Chrome door handles and aerodynamically designed ORVM’s with turn indicators lending premium and sporty appeal to the car.

 Key Design Features (Front/Side/Rear)

  1. Cascade Design Grille with horizontal chrome slats – Bold New Design Identity
  2. LED DRLs (New)
  3. Fog lamps
  4. Premium Two Piece Wraparound Tail lamp (New)
  5. Wheel Air Curtains for better aerodynamic stability (First-in-Segment)
  6. Dual Tone Rear Bumper with reflectors for Bold & Sporty Appeal
  7. Shark Fin Antena (First-in-Segment)
  8. 2 Tone Sporty Diamond Cut Alloys
  9. Sleek Waistline Molding
  10. Chrome Rear Garnish
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Mr. YK Koo, MD & CEO- HMIL at the launch of the ALL NEW XCENT

Superior Performance




Fuel Efficiency (ARAI figures)

1.2L Kappa Dual VTVT Petrol

83 ps @ 6,000 rpm

11.6 kgm @ 4,000 rpm

20.14 Kmpl (MT) and
17.36 Kmpl (AT)

1.2L U2 CRDi Diesel

75 ps @4,000 rpm

19.4 kgm @ 1,750 ~ 2,250 rpm

25.4 KMPL (MT)

The superior driving performance and dynamics makes the All New Xcent a driver’s delight. It offers choice of efficient and advanced powertrains. The proven 1.2L Kappa Dual VTVT Petrol generates 83 PS power @ 6,000 RPM and 11.6 KGM torque @ 4,000 RPM delivers improved fuel efficiency. The New 1.2L U2 Diesel engine is now bigger and more powerful and generates 75 PS  power @ 4,000 RPM with 19.4 KGM of torque @ 1,750 ~ 2,250 RPM delivering improved mileage. Moreover, measures like Alternator Management System help improve fuel efficiency while the First-in Segment Wheel Air Curtains have been added to ensure minimised air turbulence around the wheel area resulting lower Cd (Coefficient of Drag), low NVH, increased fuel efficiency and stability of the car at high speed.

Advanced & Hi-Tech imagery

The Modern and Ergonomically designed driver space in All New Xcent is high on comfort offering advanced technology features. The contemporary interior design integrates premium materials with high quality fit and finish. All New Xcent offers the First-in-Segment  7.0 touch screen infotainment system with smartphone connectivity -Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Mirror Link thus guarantee seamless connectivity together with Smartphone navigation interface and dedicated Voice recognition button on steering wheel for Advanced Hi-tech appeal and safe driving experience.

Key Features:

1.                   7.0 Touch Screen Audio Video System with smart phone connectivity (Apple Car play, Android

     Auto, Mirror Link, Smartphone Navigation)

1.                   Voice Recognition and Navigation Support for more convenient and safe driving experience

2.                   Radio with DRM Compatibility

3.                   Smart Phone Holder with charging port

4.                   Steering mounted Controls

5.                   Rear Power Outlet

6.                   Battery Saver

7.                   Gear Shift Indicator for better fuel efficiency

High on Safety & Convenience

With Hyundai Safety comes first. All New Xcent offers advanced safety with Reinforced Body Structure and features like Dual Airbags (Standard), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Central Door Lock, Impact sensing Auto Door unlock, Rear Defogger, Reverse Parking Sensors and Rear Parking Camera with display on large 7.0 Touch Screen. The Fully Automatic Temperature Control along with Rear AC vents further adds to customers’ convenience.

Key features:

  1. Dual Airbags (Standard)
  2. ABS
  3. Fully Automatic Temperature Control (FATC)
  4. Rear AC vent
  5. Rear Defogger
  6. Cooled Glove Box
  7. Driver Seat Height Adjustment
  8. Tilt Steering
  9. Smart key with push button start
  10. Rear Parking Camera and sensors
  11. Spacious Boot – 407 Litres
  12. Rear seat Armrest with cup holder
  13. Leather wrapped Steering Wheel
  14. Bright and Spacious interiors with new seat upholstery

 Product Confidence

 2 years unlimited Kilometers warranty for complete peace of mind of customers with lowest

maintenance cost in the segment.

Variants and colors

The All New Xcent will be available in 5 variants each in petrol and diesel powertrains with

5 exciting colors.

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 has ten car models across segments – Eon, Grand i10, Elite i20, i20 Active, Xcent, Verna, Creta, Elantra, Tucson and 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 87 countries across Africa, Middle East, Latin America, Australia and the Asia Pacific. HMIL has been India’s number one exporter for the last 10 years consecutively. To support its growth and expansion plans, HMIL currently has 477 dealers and more than 1,230 service points across India. In its commitment to provide customers with cutting-edge global technology, Hyundai has a modern multi-million dollar R&D facility in Hyderabad. The R&D center endeavours to be a center of excellence in automobile engineering.

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Mr. YK Koo, MD & CEO- HMIL at the launch of the ALL NEW XCENT