HYUNDAI XCENT QUICK REVIEWS:
The Hyundai Xcent has one diesel engine, one petrol engine, and one CNG engine on offer. The diesel engine is 1186cc, the petrol engine is 1197cc, and the CNG is 1197cc. The car is available in both manual and automatic transmissions. Depending on the variant and the fuel type you choose, the Xcent has a mileage of 17.36kmpl to 25.4 kmpl. In this article, we will discuss the CNG model.
The exterior of the car is well designed with adjustable headlights. There is a fog light in front and a power-adjustable exterior rearview mirror. The rear window has a defogger. The alloy wheels are covered. The size of the wheel is 14. The tubeless tyres are size 165/65 R14.
Coming to the car’s beautiful interior, the dashboard is equipped with a tachometer, digital clock, digital odometer. The interior is colored in 2-tone Beige and Black.
The entertainment part is specially taken care of with four speakers in front and rear. The audio system is 2DIN integrated. The car has Bluetooth connectivity too.
Let us know Hyundai Xcent in detail.
Hyundai Xcent Price:
The on-road price of Hyundai Xcent is in between Rs. 5.37lakh to Rs. 8.75 lakh.
Dimension and capacity:
The Hyundai Xcent is 3995mm in length; the width is 1660mm; the height is 1520mm with a ground clearance of 165mm unladen and a wheelbase of 2425mm. This car comes with a boot capacity of 407 liters, which is excellent for long-distance travel. The passenger capacity of Hyundai Xcent is 5, along with four doors. The Kerb weight is 958kg-1108kg. The front tread of the car is 1479mm, and the rear tread is 1493mm. The rear headroom is 925mm, and the front headroom is 980-1020mm. The front legroom is 930-1080mm, and the rear shoulder room is 1250mm.
Engine and Transmission:
This car is equipped with a U2 CRDI CNG engine. The CNG engine comes with a displacement of 1197cc. The car is available in manual transmission. The max power is 73.97bhp@4000rpm, and the max torque is 190.24nm@1750-2250rpm. The engine has a CRDi fuel supply system. The three cylinders have 4 DOHC valves. This car has an engine that is manually transmitted with Front Wheel Drive (FWD) type. The gearbox speed is 5 of Hyundai Xcent.
Fuel and performance:
Hyundai Xcent’s engine is a CNG engine with a mileage of25.4kmpl per ARAI. The car can hit a top speed of 156kmph. The car can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in 18.6 seconds. The highway mileage of the car is 23.87kmpl.
Suspension, steering, and brake:
Hyundai Xcent is designed keeping in mind with passenger’s comfort with MacPherson Strut suspension in front and Coupled Torsion Beam suspension in the rear. It also has a power steering wheel with a tilt steering column. The steering gear is Rack & pinion. The shock absorber type is gas-filled. The brake type in front is a disc, and the rear is a drum. The turning radius of the car is 4.7m.
The safety of the passengers is the top priority of any car manufacturing company. Keeping that in mind and following the rules laid down by the government, the company has introduced all the necessary safety measures in the car.
The driver panel has a central locking key meant for the doors, and each door has a power lock. The anti-lock braking system is the top safety feature of Hyundai Xcent. In addition, children’s safety is managed by child safety locks on all doors.
There are two airbags in this car, the driver airbag and the passenger airbag.
The rear seats are safe with seat belts. There is a rear seat belt warning on the desktop to indicate the driver’s safety. The car’s body is kept safe with both side and front impact beams. The Door Ajar warning does not let the engine of the car start unless all the doors are properly locked.
The driver’s seat is adjustable. There is also a crash sensor safety device in the car which slows or stops the vehicle when it detects any collision.
The driver can check the condition of the engine in the engine check monitor before commencing the journey. The headlamps are automatic, which means it automatically switches on and off depending on natural light. The tire pressure monitor keeps the driver aware of the condition of all the tires.
There is a rear camera that helps the driver to park the car without looking at the mirror.
Comfort and convenience:
The steering of Hyundai Xcent is power generated. The front and windows are power windows. There is air condition for summer and a heater for winter in this car. The steering is adjustable according to the height of the driver. The trunk opener is remote-controlled. There is a light in the trunk for better sight.
Xcent has an indicator in the dashboard which blinks when the fuel is low. The headrest in the rear and front are adjustable. There is an armrest in the center of the rear seat.
There are cup holders in front to hold your favorite hot or cold drinks. The dashboard has a navigation system and rear parking sensor.
The Xcent’s dashboard is equipped with an engine start/stop button and a voice control system. There are USB chargers both in front and rear.
Hyundai Xcent is available in five beautiful and eye-catching colors: Star Dust, Fiery Red, Typhoon Silver, Marine blue, and polar White.
Xcent is competing against Hyundai Aura, Honda Amaze, Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Ford Aspire, tata Tigor, Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Hyundai i20, Tata Altroz, and Maruti Suzuki Swift.
Let us quickly go through the pros and cons of Hyundai Xcent.
- The feature list of the car is long
- The interior fit and finish are good
- Efficient diesel engine
- The suspension is noisy
- Airbags and ABS are not available on lower variant
- No diesel automatic options