Hyundai Motor India Limited has improved the Xcent's safety with a small update. The company has silently made ABS with EBD standard in the entry-level sedan.
The Hyundai Xcent is available in E, S, SX and SX (O) grades. In addition to ABS with EBD, driver and front passenger airbags are included in all the grades. More features are available varying as per the grade, including front fog lamps, rear defogger, day & night IRVM, impact sensing auto door unlock, rear parking sensors and rear camera. Interestingly, front passenger airbag and ABS with EBD still aren’t standard in the Hyundai Grand i10, on which the Hyundai Xcent is based.
The Hyundai Xcent is 3,995 mm long, 1,660 mm wide and 1,520 mm high. It has a 2,425 mm wheelbase and 165 mm ground clearance. Two engine options are available: 1.2L Kappa Dual VTVT petrol and 1.2L U2 CRDi diesel. The petrol engine is a four-cylinder unit that produces 83 PS and 11.6 kg.m (113.76 Nm) of torque. It is married to a 5-speed manual transmission or a 4-speed automatic transmission. The diesel is a three-cylinder unit that develops 75 PS and 19.4 kg.m (190.25 Nm) of torque. It transfers power to the wheels via a 5-speed manual transmission.
LED DRLs, 15-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, shark fin antenna, passive keyless entry, engine start-stop button, automatic climate control, rear AC vent, rear seat armrest with cupholder, leather-wrapped steering wheel and 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink are some of the salient features of the Hyundai Xcent.
The Hyundai Xcent’s prices start at INR 5.61 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) and go up to INR 7.32 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).