Hyundai Xcent (Grand i10 sedan) India launch on 12th March 2014
First unveiled on the eve of 2014 Delhi Auto Expo, Hyundai Xcent, the compact sub 4-meter sedan is slated for a launch on 12th March 2014. Based on Grand i10 platform, Hyundai Xcent will also look similar to Grand i10 in a number of respects, while it will also share same engine details in the form of a 1.2 liter Kappa2 petrol and 1.1 liter U2 diesel while being mated to both manual and automatic transmission gearbox options.
Sporting a large number of first in segment features, the Hyundai Xcent will receive rear AC vents, internal hard drive, smart key with push button start and a rear parking camera with sensors. Height adjustment for driver seat is also being presented with the new Hyundai Xcent while top spec petrol and diesel variants are likely to get heated rear glass and arm rest for rear passengers.
Sitting on 15” diamond cut alloy wheels the upcoming Xcent will also get added safety features such as dual airbags, ABS and rear parking assist and central locking facility. Once launched, it will compete with the likes of Honda Amaze and Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire.
Infotainment on board the new Xcent will include a 2 DIN audio system with USB, CD player and 1 GB internal memory, auto folding mirrors and electro chromic mirror. Fully foldable rear seats are being offered on board the Hyundai Xcent sedan to allow for added boot space. More details will be evident once the Xcent is launched later this month.