The New Hyundai Xcent – sub 4 meter Sedan , to be launch on 12th March

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The Hyundai Xcent

South Korean Car Manufacturer Hyundai is expected to bring out it’s all new  Xcent , sub 4 metre Sedan to India on the 12th of March . The car is  built on the Grand i10’s platform and is to come in  both the Petrol and Diesel versions.The Xcent is to compete with the likes of the  Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire and Honda Amaze , and will be priced very aggressively.

The Hyundai Xcent was earlier unveiled at the 2014 Indian Auto Expo and it’s design is very similar to that of the Grand I10 .Except for the additional boot there is no visible changes .The interior’s also share many visible similarities with the Grand i10 . The Climate control instead of the manual AC in the Xcent and the rear air blower’s being the only exception.
Coming to the Hardware section ,the Grand i10’s 1.2-litre Kappa 2 petrol engine  and 1.1-litre U2 diesel engine will power the respective variants. The Kappa 2 petrol Engine is expected to produce 83 Ps power and 113 Nm of Torque while the U2 diesel engine will produce 71 Ps of Power and 159 N of Torque .One of the most attractive feature of the Xcent is that the petrol version  will be available in both the automatic and manual transmission option’s ,which makes it more acceptable with the Indian Audience .

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The Hyundai Xcent

Some of the other Interesting Feature’s of the Hyundai Xcent which makes it stand out from its competition are its diamond cut alloy wheels , rear AC vents, smart key with push button start ( like in the i10s(, Audio System with USB and 1 GB internal memory,auto folding mirrors and one touch electric trunk opening.In addition the Xcent will also come with  modern safety features including front air bags and ABS ( in top variants)

Though the official prices are not published yet ,the Hyundai Xcent is expected to be priced between 5-8 Lakhs