Taxi-only Hyundai Xcent Prime Launched

So the new 2017 Hyundai Xcent facelift is launched and the popular Grand i10 based compact sedan has got an all new nose and a huge list of features. However, this is surely not the end of the journey for the pre-facelift Xcent, the old look Xcent has been re-christened as the ‘Xcent Prime’. The new 2017 Hyundai Xcent Prime caters to the taxi segment.

The Hyundai Xcent was first launched in India in 2014. Since then the Hyundai Motor India Ltd. has managed to sell over 2.5 lakh models of its compact sedan.

Hyundai Xcent Prime Price

Petrol Model Price Range Rs 5.45 lakh to Rs 7.21 lakh
Diesel Model Price Range Rs 6.31 lakh to Rs 8.13 lakh


The Xcent Prime would be slightly costlier than the base model of the Xcent facelift 2017.

Do Read New Look Hyundai Xcent Price and Specification

Hyundai Xcent Prime Specifications

Fuel Type Petrol/Diesel
Engine Options 1.2-litre Petrol/1.2-litre Diesel
Max. Power 81 BHP/74 BHP
Peak Torque 114 Nm/190 Nm
Transmission Options 5-Speed Manual/5-Speed Manual


Hyundai Xcent Prime Mileage

Petrol Model 12-15 KMPL
Diesel Model 15-20 KMPL


As the engines come from the pre-facelift car, mileage figures from the Xcent Prime should be the same as on the earlier Xcent.

Hyundai Xcent Prime Features


  • Rear AC Vents
  • Power Steering
  • Power Windows
  • 12V Charging Port

This being a taxi-only model, the new Xcent Prime doesn’t include many creature comforts. Things like steering mounted audio-controls, music system and automatic climate control are all missing. However, you do get an AC, power steering, rear AC vents and all 4 power windows. You also get a 12V charging port.

Hyundai Xcent Prime Exterior Changes

You will see many differences between the Prime and the facelift. While the 2017 Xcent has got an all-new nose, the Xcent continues to look like the pre-facelift model. The new Xcent Prime doesn’t have a ‘cascading-effect’ grille and the new rear-end. Also, in the Xcent Prime there are no LED DRLs, which are present in the top models of the facelift. The Hyundai Xcent Prime has got 14 inch steel wheels and misses out on things like body colored door handles and chrome garnishes.

Hyundai Xcent Prime Interior Changes

Even on the interiors, the Xcent Prime is very much same as the pre-facelift Xcent. While the new Xcent has a touchscreen infotainment unit, the Xcent Prime doesn’t even a basic music system. Also, the Xcent facelift is loaded with features and a long list as compared to Xcent Prime. The Xcent continues to come with the old upholstery. But, it does benefit rear AC vents.

Also Read Hyundai Xcent Old vs New

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