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Hyundai launches Xcent 2017, starting at Rs 5.38 lakh for base model

The six petrol variants are priced between Rs 5.38 lakh and Rs 7.51 lakh

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Hyundai Xcent 2017
Picture of Hyundai Xcent 2017 at the launch event in Delhi. Photo: PTI

Motor India on Thursday launched all new version of its compact sedan Xcent priced between Rs 5.38 lakh and Rs 8.41 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

The six petrol variants are priced between Rs 5.38 lakh and Rs 7.51 lakh while the five diesel trims are tagged between Rs 6.28 lakh and Rs 8.41 lakh.

"The fast changing trends and rising customer aspirations have always been the key driving force at Hyundai," the company's MD & CEO told reporters here.

Considering the evolving market dynamics and customer voice, the company keeps enhancing its products, he added.

"With over 2.5 lakh cars sold in domestic and international markets since 2014, we are confident that the all new Xcent will create a new benchmark in its segment," Koo said.

The sedan comes with various new features like LED daytime running lights, wheel air curtains for better aerodynamic stability, shark fin antenna, among others.

Koo said that the company sold a total of 6.62 lakh units last year.

In the domestic market, the company sold around 5 lakh units, thereby registering a market share of 17 per cent in the passenger vehicle segment.