Hyundai India, which continued to promote the Xcent subcompact sedan alongside the brand new Aura, has now eliminated the automobile from its official web site. However, the Xcent Prime for fleet phase continued to be on supply.
The Hyundai Xcent was the primary subcompact sedan to be launched by the corporate
The Hyundai Xcent subcompact sedan has been faraway from the corporate’s India web site. The Xcent was Hyundai’s first sub-4 metre sedan in India, and earlier this yr, the corporate up to date it with a new-generation mannequin that was launched with a brand new identify – Hyundai Aura. While the carmaker continued to promote the old-gen Xcent in India, alongside the brand new Aura, we have been anticipating Hyundai to quickly section out the automobile, and this could possibly be it. We have reached out to Hyundai Motor India for clarification on the matter, nonetheless, as of now, our electronic mail stays unanswered.
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Earlier, Hyundai India additionally launched a industrial model of the automobile, known as Xcent Prime, for taxi phase and that continues to be on sale even now. And we imagine that is how Hyundai will proceed to promote the Xcent with the intention to set it other than the Hyundai Aura. The same technique was employed by Maruti Suzuki India, when it launched the third technology Dzire subcompact sedan. Interestingly, Hyundai additionally continues to promote the Grand i10 alongside its new-gen avatar, the Grand i10 Nios, however we imagine that too will probably be ultimately phased out.
The Hyundai Xcent was powered by a BS6 compliant 1.2-litre petrol engine that churned out 82 bhp and 114 Nm of peak torque in addition to a 1.2-litre diesel producing 74 bhp and 190 Nm. Both engines have been paired with a 5-speed handbook transmission. The present, Xcent Price, nonetheless, will get the identical petrol engine together with the choice for a corporation fitted CNG equipment as nicely. The petrol+CNG possibility makes 80 bhp and 110 Nm of torque in petrol mode, and about 65 bhp and 98 Nm of peak torque in CNG mode. These too are mated to a 5-speed handbook transmission as commonplace.