Hyundai’s new entrant in the compact sedan segment, Xcent that made its debut in the Indian car market recently is riding high on success. The compact sedan has received an excellent response from the customers with over 11,000 bookings within one month of its launch in India. The curiosity among customers for the new compact sedan is immense which is evident from the fact that Hyundai dealers across the nation received as many as 100,000 enquiries for the vehicle. Most of the dealers are getting multiple enquiries and requests for test drives. Maximum enquiries have been made by young families in metropolitan cities and in Tier II cities.

Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing- HMIL expressed,“We appreciate and thank our customers for showing strong confidence in brand Hyundai and making Xcent a huge success in India. Xcent has created a benchmark in quality, features and technology offering higher value proposition in such a short span of time. We are committed and continuously working on the operational efficiencies to cater to the demand to reduce the waiting period.”

The highly fuel efficient and advanced 2nd generation U2 CRDi diesel powertrain has been received very well by the Indian customers. Hyundai’s U2 CRDi diesel mill returns an excellent ARAI certified fuel economy of 24.4 kms in a litre. The U2 motor promises effortless acceleration in city as well as on highway driving conditions, besides this it also emits low NVH levels. Flat torque over wide spectrum of RPM and linear power delivery offers improved driveability. Petrol powered Xcent is equipped with a 1.2 litre Kappa petrol engine with VTVT technology. The all aluminium petrol motor delivers a best in class ARAI certified fuel economy of 19.1 kms in a litre.