The Xcent has been a fairly successful compact sedan from Hyundai India. While it continues to clock decent numbers on the sales charts, it’s pretty much for sure that the upcoming 2017 Maruti Dzire will impact the popularity of the Xcent. No surprise then, that, the manufacturer has launched facelift for the Xcent. Akin to the 2017 Hyundai i10, 2017 Hyundai Xcent facelift features updates to its exterior as well as the interior. Another big update comes in the form of the new 1.2-litre Diesel engine. Here, in this post, we compare the 2017 Hyundai Xcent facelift with the outgoing model. So read on for our Hyundai Xcent Old vs New Moded comparison-
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Hyundai Xcent Old vs New Price Comparison
|Old Model||New Model|
|Minimum Price||Rs 5.44 Lakh||Rs 5.38 Lakh|
|Maximum Price||Rs 8.08 Lakh||Rs 8.42 Lakh|
The 2017 Grand i10 facelift came with a slight price cut for its base model. However, we also saw prices of the top-end models being hiked. Similar is the case with the new 2017 Xcent facelift. While its base models are marginally cheaper to buy, its top-end model, especially the Diesel version, get a significant price hike. But that is due to the addition of new features. Here’s the full price list of the new Xcent
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Hyundai Xcent Old vs New Exterior Comparison
The 2017 Xcent facelift features a host of visual updates. The new car’s nose gets the new ‘cascading-effect’ grille design and an updated bumper. The foglamp housing is new, too. There isn’t much of a difference in design of the side profile. However, Hyundai India has come up with a new design for the alloy wheels. The rear features some substantial updates. The 2017 Xcent facelift gets a new rear bumper featuring a black insert that also houses the reflector units. The Xcent now gets new split tail lamps. So, basically, the new car’s exterior features include-
- New front bumper
- Cascading type new front grille
- New Alloys
- New tail lights
- LED daytime running lamps
Hyundai Xcent Old vs New Interior Comparison
The cabin does not carry any significant changes. The new 2017 Xcent’s cabin has the same design, but comes with some additional features. It gets-
- 7-inch Touchscreen for the AVN
- Phone dock
- New Upholstery
Apart from this, the in-built 1 GB storage space is not offered anymore. The new 2017 Xcent gets the same high quality cabin that we have come to expect from all Hyundai products.
Hyundai Xcent Old vs New Specifications Comparison
|Old Model||New Model|
|Engine||1.2 L Petrol; 1.1-litre Diesel||1.2 L Petrol; 1.2-litre Diesel|
|Max. Power||81 BHP; 70 BHP||81 BHP; 74 BHP|
|Peak Torque||114 Nm; 160 Nm||114 Nm; 190 Nm|
|Transmission||5-Speed Manual or 4-speed AT; 5-Speed Manual||5-Speed Manual or 4-speed AT; 5-Speed Manual|
While the 1.2-litre Kappa Petrol engine remains largely untouched, the 1.1 Diesel engine has been replaced by a more powerful and refined Diesel motor with a displacement of 1.2-litres. The new engine, in comparison to 1.1’s 70 BHP and 160 Nm, outputs 74 BHP and 190 Nm. Both the engines come with a 5-speed Manual Transmission. The Petrol engine also gets an optional 4-speed Auto.
Hyundai Xcent Old vs New Mileage Comparison
|New Model||Old Model|
|Petrol Mileage||20.14 KMPL (MT)
17.36 KMPL (AT)
|18.9 KMPL (MT)
16.95 KMPL (AT)
|Diesel Mileage||25.4 KMPL||24.4 KMPL|
The Petrol engine is marginally more frugal. The new Diesel engine offers a slightly higher average mileage in spite of being a stronger performer.
Hyundai Xcent Old vs New Dimensions Comparison
|New Hyundai Xcent||Old Hyundai Xcent|
|Length||3,995 mm||3,995 mm|
|Width||1,660 mm||1,660 mm|
|Height||1,520 mm||1,520 mm|
|Wheelbase||2,425 mm||2,425 mm|
There won’t be any change in dimensions
Hyundai Xcent Old vs New Comparison Verdict
The launch of the 2017 Hyundai Xcent facelift has surely added some freshness to the fast-aging model.
- Design – The new Xcent 2017 facelift looks sportier. It gets a new nose and new rear.
- Features – The new car also benefits from some new features.
- Specifications – The slightly anaemic 1.1-litre Diesel engine has been replaced by a more powerful 1.2-litre Diesel engine.
- Price – While the base model is cheaper, the top model costs more.
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