UPDATES: South Korean carmaker Hyundai launched the new Xcent facelift in India on Thursday, April 20. The new Xcent will be available at an introductory price starting from Rs 5.58 lakh. The new Xcent features 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, rear parking camera, LED DRLs and wheel air curtain.
A closer look at the new features of 2017 Hyundai Xcent.
12.40 pm: Hyundai new Xcent launch event concludes. Thank you for staying with us. In case you missed the action, catch it right HERE.
12.39 pm: With that, Hyundai presents the new Xcent to the Indian market.
New Xcent price list
|Variants||Price (Rs)||Variants||Price (Rs)|
|E||5.38 lakh||E||6.28 lakh|
|E+||5.93 lakh||E+||6.83 lakh|
|S||6.29 lakh||S||7.19 lakh|
|SX||6.73 lakh||SX||7.63 lakh|
|SX(O)||7.51 lakh||SX(O)||8.41 lakh|
|S (AT)||7.09 lakh||--||--|
12.30 pm: The new Xcent gets a price tag starting at Rs 5.38 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)
12.24 pm: Hyundai to reveal the prices of the new Xcent shortly. Stay tuned.
12.20 pm: Hyundai launches the new Xcent in India.
12.19 pm: The new Xcent will be available in five colour options.
12.17 pm: The new Xcent gets rear AC vents, fully automatic climate control, clove box cooling, seat height adjustment and electrically adjustable ORVMs.
12.16 pm: The petrol models of the new Xcent claim to deliver a mileage of 20.14kmpl, while the diesel is tuned to deliver 25.4kmpl.
12.13 pm: Xcent gets 7-inch infotainment system and LED Daytime Running Lights (DRLs).
12.08 pm: The new Xcent will take on the likes of Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Honda Amaze, Tata Tigor and Volkswagen Ameo.
12.05 pm: The top-end trim the SXO gets ABS, 7-inch screen with audio, video and navigation, Voice recognition, LED DRLs with fog lamps and more.
12.04 pm: The 2017 Xcent will be available in five variants--E, E+, S, SX and SX (O).
11.56 am: Hyundai India will launch the new Xcent in India in a short while from now. Stay tuned for more updates!
11.15 am: Under the hood, Hyundai Xcent is likely to get new 1.2 litre U2 CRDi three-cylinder diesel engine, replacing the current 1.1-litre diesel mill, while the 1.2L Kappa Dual VTVT Petrol engine is likely to be continued.
11 am: The safety in the new Xcent is expected to be taken care of by ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) with EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution) and dual front airbags.
10.50 am: The interior will not see changes in terms of layout.
10.40 am: Inside the cabin, new Xcent will add a seven-inch touchscreen infotainment system, which will be compatible to Apple Car Play and Android Auto.
10.30 am: The dealers of Hyundai have already started accepting the bookings for the new Xcent for a down-payment of Rs 11,000.
10.05 am: The rear of the Xcent will house new spilt tail lamps with chrome bar above the number plate. It will also feature redesigned rear bumper with wide black insert at the bottom.
10 am: On the exterior, the Xcent's new avatar will flaunt a large hexagonal grille highlighted with ample chrome at the front along with redesigned front bumper. The compact sedan now will also feature new horizontally-placed fog lamps and LED DRLs.
Hyundai already launched the new Grand i10, Elite i20 and Creta in the Indian market and the addition of Xcent compact sedan to the line-up will leverage the company's India portfolio. Hyundai is expected to commence the delivery of the new Xcent facelift in India immediately after the launch.
Stay tuned as we bring you all the LIVE updates from the launch floor of the new Xcent.
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