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Old 3rd October 2016, 12:56   #541
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Anyone having experienced similar issues?
I have experienced this in our earlier Indica Xeta, and I agree with you that it can be a very scary feeling when it occurs unexpectedly.

The very same issue is mentioned by english in post #529 of this thread, and the solution is given in post #532:

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Occasionally brake will have a wooden feel and has no effect and stopping power. It is more like the brake is no more power assisted. This happens mostly on very low speed (mostly on bumper to bumper traffic) when the ride is on first or second gear. I can not remember it happened in normal traffic or in highways. When you ride it with half clutch or no clutch in 1st or second gear for sometime, suddenly brake pedal appears as a rock with no effect when pressed. If you press hard for two-three times, it comes back to normal.

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Here is the update of the brake issue.

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He told that he will refer this to Hyundai engineer.

Next week, we took a test drive with Hyundai engineer who finally recommended to replace the part called Hose-Brake Booster Vacuum.

It took a while to get the part to be available from Hyundai, but finally after replacement all looks good so far.

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Old 6th October 2016, 15:37   #542
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BHPians, I would like to draw your attention to a concern we are facing on our Xcent. The car seems to be tilted to 1 side. More details here (Hyundai Xcent S(O) Petrol - Initial Ownership Report). I would be thankful is you could share your opinion on the same!
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The Hyundai XCent will receive it's first major facelift and arrive in showrooms by March 2017.

The updated XCent will have a front fascia similar to the Grand i10 facelift, due next year, while it's rear will be heavily reworked, as per customer feedback. Interiors will be similar to the current model on sale, with the higher variants touted to be equipped with a touchscreen AVN system.

Engine options are assumed to remain the same.

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According to company sources, the Xcent’s rear-end will be redesigned substantially to make the car look bigger. We had critiqued the rear styling of the Xcent and pointed out that the tail lamps are too small and that the rear styling lacks road presence. Hyundai’s customers have given the same feedback as ours, based on which the company is redoing the rear styling to give it a bold design more in line with larger Hyundai sedans sold globally. Particular emphasis has been given to the tail lights which are designed to stand out, especially at night. The bumper, rear fender and boot lid too, will be all-new to ensure that the overall look is as cohesive as possible.
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while it's rear will be heavily reworked, as per customer feedback.
This is really a much needed change - the current rear design is pretty ordinary and plain jane with that tiny tail lamps spoiling the look entirely in the rear.

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Engine options are assumed to remain the same.
From the below Overdrive link, it seems there will be mechanical changes too - hope they plonk the 1.4 L CRDI instead of the 3 Pot 1.1 L currently on offer. All its competitors have bigger diesels, a proper 4 Pot at that - Dzire (1.3 L DDiS), Amaze (1.5 L iDTec), Zest (1.3 L Quadrajet), Aspire (1.5 L TDCi) and Ameo (1.5 L TDI).

http://overdrive.in/news/hyundai-ind...-half-of-2017/

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However, contrary to popular belief, the changes might not be just cosmetic. We hear there might be mechanical updates to the car too. However, specifics are still uncertain.
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From the below Overdrive link, it seems there will be mechanical changes too
Details of the engine for the face-lift Xcent emerge,

2017 Hyundai XCent to get a new diesel engine.

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The new diesel engine is being made from the 1.6-litre diesel engine on the Creta and this will be a 1.2-litre engine. A new three-cylinder diesel engine, which will be powering the 2017 Hyundai XCent facelift.
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Details of the engine for the face-lift Xcent emerge,

2017 Hyundai XCent to get a new diesel engine.
Another 3 Pot , at least one good thing is the improved power. They may also retain the 1.1 L for the taxi version which bring good volumes for Hyundai.
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Details of the engine for the face-lift Xcent emerge,

2017 Hyundai XCent to get a new diesel engine.



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Another 3 Pot , at least one good thing is the improved power. They may also retain the 1.1 L for the taxi version which bring good volumes for Hyundai.
I have a feeling that they may even continue with the same 1.1L diesel mill and the current existing model to be sold exclusively to the taxi segment (a.l.a. Maruti Dzire tour) and thus maintain exclusivity of the face lift for private vehicles.
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