Hyundai which recently launched the Xcent compact sedan in India has received over 11,000 bookings with more than a lakh enquiries. This milestone comes within a month of the launch of the Xcent. Hyundai says that the Xcent has generated high interest in Tier II cities mainly from young families.
The Hyundai Xcent is available with a choice of 1.2 litre petrol and 1.1 diesel engines. Majority of the bookings are for the u2 CRDi engine which makes 72PS of power and delivers 24.4kmpl fuel efficiency. The petrol engine in the meanwhile makes 83PS of power and comes mated to either a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic gearbox.
There are several segment-first features in the Xcent like the rear-AC vents, smart key with push button start and stop, rear view camera and the integrated audio with 1-GB memory. Prices for the Hyundai Xcent start from Rs 4.90 lakh, ex-Mumbai.
Rakesh Srivastava, senior vice president, sales & marketing- HMIL expressed, âWe 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.â
Hyundai Xcent receives 11,000 bookings in India press release
|Hyundai Receives Overwhelming Response for âFamily Sedan â Xcentâ
-Over 100,000 Enquiries, 11,000 Bookings in 30 days-
New Delhi, April 14, 2014: Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), the countryâs largest exporter and the second-largest car manufacturer, has received an overwhelming response of its newly launched model âXcentâ. Over 11,000 units have already been booked across India within just 30 days of its national launch in March 2014.
Post the launch of Xcent in the Indian market, Hyundai has experienced over 100,000 enquiries at dealerships across all regions and most dealerships are recording multiple enquires and test drive requests. Xcent has generated high interest level amidst the young families in metros as well as Tier II cities.
Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing- HMIL expressed, âWe 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.â
Indian customers have appreciated the highly advanced and frugal 2nd generation U2 CRDi diesel engine which is combination of optimum performance along with high fuel efficiency of 24.4 kmpl (ARAI). The U2 engine offers stress less acceleration in city and highway driving conditions along with low emission and NVH levels. The linear power delivery and flat torque over wide range of rpmâs ensure smooth and jerk free drive. Also the highly acclaimed all-aluminum 1.2 litre Kappa petrol engine comes with Dual VTVT mechanism delivers optimum engine performance with best-in-class mileage of 19.1 kmpl (ARAI figure).
Hyundai Xcent with its premium features and stylish design has made its mark amongst the first time buyers of compact sedan, up-graders and additional car buyers. The segment unique offering like Rear A/C vents, integrated 2-DIN MP3 audio with in-built 1GB memory, diamond cut Alloy wheels- unique 2 tone design along with smart key with push button start and stop, bluetooth connectivity, multifunction steering wheel with bluetooth, audio and trip meter controls, auto folding outside mirrors with electric adjustment function, rear parking sensors, turn indicators on outside mirrors and cooled gloved box.