Hyundai India has decided to give the Grand i10 based Xcent compact sedan a comprehensive makeover. The 2017 Hyundai Xcent gets a new look and additional features in a bid to add some premiumness to the product. One of its major rivals in the hotly contested compact sedan space in India is the Honda Amaze. Read our 2017 Hyundai Xcent vs Honda Amaze comparison to find out how these two compact sedans stack up against each other with respect to engine options, features, etc. Read on
2017 Hyundai Xcent vs Honda Amaze Price Comparison
|Hyundai Xcent||Honda Amaze|
|Ex-showroom Delhi Price||Rs. 5.38-8.41 lakh||Rs. 5.53-8.44 lakh|
The Xcent is slightly cheaper than the Honda Amaze. And it boasts a longer list of features as well.
|Hyundai Xcent||Honda Amaze|
|E Petrol Manual||Rs. 5.38 Lakh||E Petrol Manual||Rs. 5.53 lakh|
|E+ Petrol Manual||Rs. 5.93 Lakh||E Opt Petrol Manual||Rs. 5.65 lakh|
|S Petrol Manual||Rs. 6.29 Lakh||S Petrol Manual||Rs. 6 lakh|
|SX Petrol Manual||Rs. 6.73 Lakh||S Opt Petrol Manual||Rs. 6.43 lakh|
|SX (O) Petrol Manual||Rs. 7.51 Lakh||SX Petrol Manual||Rs. 7.04 lakh|
|S Petrol Automatic||Rs. 7.09 Lakh||VX Petrol Manual||Rs. 7.43 lakh|
|S Petrol Automatic||Rs. 7.43 lakh|
|S Opt Petrol Automatic||Rs. 7.55 lakh|
|VX Petrol Automatic||Rs. 8.43 lakh|
|E Diesel Manual||Rs. 6.28 Lakh||E Diesel Manual||Rs. 6.66 lakh|
|E+ Diesel Manual||Rs. 6.83 Lakh||E Opt Diesel Manual||Rs. 6.78 lakh|
|S Diesel Manual||Rs. 7.19 Lakh||S Diesel Manual||Rs. 7.54 lakh|
|SX Diesel Manual||Rs. 7.63 Lakh||S Opt Diesel Manual||Rs. 7.66 lakh|
|SX (O) Diesel Manual||Rs. 8.41 Lakh||SX Diesel Manual||Rs. 8.06 lakh|
|VX Diesel Manual||Rs. 8.44 lakh|
2017 Hyundai Xcent vs Honda Amaze Specifications Comparison
|Engine Type/ Displacement||1.2 L Petrol, 1.2 L Diesel||1.2 L Petrol, 1.5 L Diesel|
|Power||81 bhp, 74 bhp||87 bhp, 99 bhp|
|Torque||114 Nm, 190 Nm||109 Nm, 200 Nm|
|Transmission (Gearbox)||5-speed manual/4-speed AT, 5-speed manual||5-speed manual/CVT, 5-speed manual|
|Mileage(claimed)||20.14 kpl/17.36 kpl, 25.4 kpl||17.8 KMPL/18 KMPL, 25.8 KMPL|
Hyundai has given the Xcent a new 1.2 L diesel engine that recently made its debut on the 2017 Grand i10. While it is not as powerful as the Amaze’s 1.5 Diesel unit, it is much more refined. Petrol engines are evenly matched. Both cars get petrol automatic variants.
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2017 Hyundai Xcent vs Honda Amaze Mileage Comparison
|Diesel||25.4 KMPL||25.8 KMPL|
|Petrol||20.14 KMPL/17.36 KMPL||17.8 KMPL/18 KMPL|
The new Xcent witnesses a marginal increase in fuel efficiency. Petrol variants of Xcent more efficient than Amaze.
2017 Hyundai Xcent vs Honda Amaze Features Comparison
Top end variant of the Xcent comes loaded with features. With the launch of the new model, Hyundai has added features like a 7 inch touchscreen AVN, LED DRLs, 15 inch alloys, etc. In comparison, the Honda Amaze is not as feature rich.
|Air Conditioner Type||Automatic Climate Control||Automatic Climate Control|
|Power Windows||Yes (4)||Yes (4)|
|Central Locking||Keyless entry and go||Remote Key|
|Steering Audio Controls||Yes||Yes|
|Audio System||7 inch Touchscreen||2 DIN Audio|
2017 Hyundai Xcent vs Honda Amaze Design Comparison
The 2017 Xcent sports a new nose with the new ‘cascading’ type front grille. There are new fog lamp enclosures as well along with LED daytime running lamps. Major changes have been made to the tail as well. The 2017 Xcent gets new split tail lamps and a new rear bumper. Honda has done a decent job of integrating a boot to the Brio’s design. Being a compact sedan, it certainly isn’t a looker.
Inside, the Xcent does not get any major changes. The most notable addition in terms of features is a new 7 inch touchscreen. It continues with the black beige interior combo. The dashboard design of the Amaze is now much better than the original pre-facelift model. The Xcent is miles ahead in terms of quality and general fit and finish. Amaze’s cabin isn’t as feature rich as Hyundai’s compact sedan.
2017 Hyundai Xcent vs Honda Amaze Comparison – Dimensions
|Length||3995 mm||3990 mm|
|Width||1660 mm||1680 mm|
|Height||1520 mm||1505 mm|
|Wheelbase||2425 mm||2405 mm|
|Ground Clearance||165 mm||165 mm|
|Boot Space||407 litres||400 litres|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||43 litres||35 litres|
Overall, the Honda Amaze is smaller than the Xcent. The Xcent gets a bigger fuel tanks and offers more boot space as well.
2017 Hyundai Xcent vs Honda Amaze Comparison – Verdict
The Xcent was already a very competent product and the updates help strengthen its position as one of the best in its segment. The Honda Amaze, in comparison, is more expensive. Also, it isn’t as feature rich as the new model Hyundai Xcent.
- Price – The Xcent continues to be cheaper than the Honda Amaze.
- Specifications – Xcent gets a new 1.2 L diesel engine. Honda’s 1.5 L diesel unit offers terrible refinement.
- Features – Hyundai Xcent is more feature rich than the Honda Amaze.
- Design – Hyundai Xcent gets major changes to its exterior making it look a bit more upmarket.
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