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Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) launch a facelift of its compact sedan Xcent, beginning at Rs 5.38 lakh (petrol) and Rs 6.28 lakh (diesel) on Thursday. The 2017 Xcent gets a great deal of segment first features like a seven-inch touchscreen and sharkfin antenna apparatus, other than an another greater diesel engine. The new compact sedan has been overhauled much in accordance with Hyundai’s Fluidic Design philosophy. It gets a hexagonal chrome-edged grille with Cascade even chrome braces replacing the honeycomb work. The etched face gets LED daytime-running-lights at the fog light attachment just in the main two trims- – SX and SX(O).

The 407-liter boot lid gets a triangular tail-lights wrapped around and associated with a chrome brace running over the top. Under the hat, the petrol engine of Xcent continues as before – 1.2-liter producing 83PS @ 6000 rpm and 114 Nm torque @ 4000 rpm, when mated to either a five-speed manual or a four-speed automatic gearbox. Not surprisingly, Hyundai has upgraded the diesel process from the 71PS, 1.1-liter engine to a greater 1.2-liter one that produces 75PS of power.

Within, the new Xcent gets a 7-inch touchscreen entertainment and navigation console which can be connected through Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and also MirrorLink connectivity. A smartphone docking point, like what the Ford Figo Aspire Sports variant got a week ago, has likewise discovered its way on the dash.

Hyundai Xcent falls in the extremely aggressive reduced car fragment, where the normal costs are between Rs 5.30 lakh and Rs 5.40 lakh. The segement sees competition from the new Tata Tigor Styleback, MS Suzuki DZire, Honda Amaze and Ford Figo Aspire.

Hyundai has sold more than 2.5 lakh units of the new Xcent, of which around 7% went to business vehicle-proprietors like armada administrators and taxi owners. To keep the downgrading of “the family sedan” as a taxi, “Hyundai will keep on selling the old Xcent as Xcent Prime,” Rakesh Srivastava, chief of advertising and sales, said.

Hyundai will identification every one of its autos for the business reason as Prime to separate them from the local purpose vehicles. The company likewise declared a speculation of Rs 5,000 in India throughout the following four years.

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