Hyundai India will launch the facelifted Xcent in India today in a short while from now. The dealerships have already started accepting bookings for the car. The facelifted Xcent has taken its design inspiration from the new Grand i10 and changes are similar at the exterior and in the interior. The 2017 Xcent will also get the new 1.2 diesel engine introduced in its smaller sibling new Grand i10. The new Xcent will compete with the likes of Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire, Honda Amaze and Volkswagen Ameo. As for the prices, the 2017 Xcent is expected to be priced between Rs 5.50 lakh and Rs 8.70 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi. For all the updates on the launch of 2017 Xcent, watch out for this space.
12: 35pm: The older verison of Xcent will be called Xcent Prime and will be sold for fleet
12:30 pm: 2017 Xcent starts from Rs 5.38 lakh for the base petrol and Rs. 6.28 lakh for base diesel, ex-showroom, Delhi. Introductory prices
12: 22pm: Hyundai is offering two years and unlimited kilometres warranty on 2017 Xcent
Read about: New 2017 Hyundai Xcent launched at Rs 5.38 lakh
12: 20 pm: The facelifted Hyundai Xcent is offered in 5 colour options
12: 19 pm: The 7 inch touchscreen infotainment unit is a first-in-segment along with an integrated phone holder
12: 17 pm: 2017 Hyundai Xcent gets ABS on top trims
12: 12 pm: 2017 Hyundai Xcent gets 1.2 litre U2 CRDi diesel engine with manual transmission.
12: 10pm: The 2017 Xcent gets dual airbags as standard feature on all variants
12:06pm: New 1.2 litre diesel engine will now power the 2017 Hyundai Xcent facelift along with the 1.2 litre Kappa petrol engine. Dual front airbags will be a standard fitment.
12: 04 pm: These are the new key changes in the 2017 Hyundai Xcent
12: 03pm: 2.5 lakh customers already own the current generation of the Hyundai Xcent: Y K Koo
12:01 pm: The 2017 Hyundai Xcent facelift will now be offered with a touchscreen infotainment system which has Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility
11: 57 am: The stage is all set for the launch of the 2017 Hyundai Xcent facelift
11: 55 am: The new Xcent's design is aimed at giving the car a wide stance, especially visible at the rear through the bootlid.
11: 45am: The new Xcent will compete with the likes of Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Honda Amaze and Volkswagen Ameo
11: 35 am: The SXO is a top end trim in Xcent line up and gets ABS, Seven inch screen for audio, video and navigation, Voice recognition, Shark fin antenna, LED DRLs with fog lamps
11: 27 am: The SX variant is the second last trim in Xcent line up, it has more features than the S variant. The S trim gets ABS, Seven inch screen for audio, video and navigation, Voice recognition, Shark fin antenna, LED DRLs with fog lamps
11: 18 am: The S variant gets features such as passenger airbag, LED DRLS's, AMS, mobile phone docking . It misses out ABS and 1GB memorry card slot.
11: 07 am: The E plus variant misses out ABS, vanity mirror and internally adjustable ORVMs.
11: 02 am: The E plus is the second variant in Xcent line up and gets features such as Passenger airbag, Rear seat armrest, Audio system, Four speakers, Bluetooth, Steering wheel controls, Rear AC vents, Electronially adjustable ORVM, Fog lamps, AMS and rear power socket .
10: 52 am : The base variant misses out features like ABS, full wheels covers, blackend B pillar, vanity mirror, digital clock and rear arm rest
10: 42am: The E variant will be the base variant in the Xcent line up and it will be equipped with some new features such as airbags, hub cap and alternator management system (AMS).
10:35 am: With Android Auto, users will be able to seamlessly connect their Android phone to the car's infotainment system using a USB cable. The phone screen will then largely be mirrored onto the car's centre console display screen, making it more convenient and safer for the driver to operate various functions.
10: 27 am: Inside the cabin, the new Xcent will get touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, smartphone connectivity, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Mirror Link.
10: 22 am: The 2017 Xcent will be available in five variants, namely E, E+, S, SX, SX(O). E trim will now be the base variant and E plus will be a new variant and will sit above E.
10:16 am: At the exterior, the car gets features like DRLs (Daytime Running Lamps) and fog lamps
10:10 am: The 2017 Xcent will be powered by a same 1.2 litre petrol engine and gets a new 1.2 diesel engine. The 1.2 litre petrol engine produces 81 hp of power, while 1.2 litre diesel engine churns out 73 hp of power
10:00 am: Hyundai will launch the all new Xcent, Stay tuned for all the updates from event