Hyundai’s new Xcent (Grand i10 with a boot) will be available with both petrol and diesel engine options besides manual and automatic transmission to meet the demands of a wide range of customers. Xcent will be projected as a modern family sedan in India with unique first in segment features and elevated levels of quality, reliability and durability.
Xcent is based on their Grand i10 sedan platform. At the unveil, Hyundai officials said that the name Xcent is derived from their sedan Accent, because their new sedan is Accent with an X Factor.
Safety features board the new Hyundai Xcent will include Anti lock braking system, dual airbags, rear defogger, rear parking assist and central lock, all of which combine together to offer occupants added safety and security.
The new Xcent, with swept back, smoked headlamps and wrap around tail lamps on its exterior, will also sport other driver and occupant comforts in its interior, such as rear arm rest with cup holders, glove box cooling, steering mounted audio controls with Bluetooth. Dual toned beige and black interiors of the new Xcent will be accentuated by a premium designed dashboard, hexagonal designed audio controls, extensive head and leg room both in driver section and in passenger segment at the rear while boot space is also best in its class.
Xcent from Hyundai will sit on diamond cut 15” alloy wheels and will come in with auto folding, electro chromic mirrors. Other first in segment features will include smart key with push button start, rear AC vents and 2 DIN audio with USB port and CD player with 1 GB memory.
Designed on the Fluidic Concept, Hyundai did not reveal dimensions, mileage, engine options, etc. But they did say that once launched, Xcent will have best in class and segment first features coupled with outstanding performance and fuel efficiency, which are sure to attract a wide range of customers in the country and at the same time mark Hyundai’s entry into the compact sedan segment in India.