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Key Specs of Hyundai EON

Mileage (upto)21.1 kmpl
Engine (upto)998 cc
BHP68.05
TransmissionManual
Seats5
Service CostRs.1,881/yr

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Hyundai Eon Price and Variants: It is available in five variants - Era+, Era+ Sports Edition, Magna+, Sportz and Magna+(O)(O). The Hyundai EON is currently priced from Rs 3.35 lakh to Rs 4.73 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

Hyundai Eon Engine: The Eon is powered by a 0.8-litre or a 1.0-litre petrol engine. While the former is good for 56PS/75Nm, the latter churns out 69PS/94Nm. These engines come mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. It returns an ARAI claimed mileage of 21.1kmpl and 20.3kmpl with 0.8-litre and 1.0-litre engines, respectively.

Hyundai Eon Features: The Hyundai Eon is an entry-level and the most affordable model from the Korean automaker available in the country, positioned just below the new Hyundai Santro. It offers driver’s airbag and front fog lamps in the top-spec variant while the dual-tone beige and brown upholstery gives the interiors a premium feel. The Eon offers a graphic fuel gauge, gear shift indicator, power outlet and front power windows on all variants. It also gets an audio system with AUX and USB ports while the touchscreen infotainment system is only available on the Sports Edition variant.

Hyundai Eon Rivals: The Hyundai Eon competes with cars like the Renault Kwid, Maruti Alto 800 and Datsun redi-GO.

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Hyundai EON price list (Variants)

D Lite814 cc, Manual, Petrol, 21.1 kmplRs.3.35 Lakh*
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D Lite Plus814 cc, Manual, Petrol, 21.1 kmplRs.3.72 Lakh*
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Era Plus814 cc, Manual, Petrol, 21.1 kmpl
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Era Plus Option814 cc, Manual, Petrol, 21.1 kmplRs.3.95 Lakh*
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Era Plus Sports Edition814 cc, Manual, Petrol, 21.1 kmplRs.4.02 Lakh*
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Magna Plus814 cc, Manual, Petrol, 21.1 kmplRs.4.17 Lakh*
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Magna Plus Sports Edition814 cc, Manual, Petrol, 21.1 kmplRs.4.27 Lakh*
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Magna Plus Option814 cc, Manual, Petrol, 21.1 kmplRs.4.27 Lakh*
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1.0 Era Plus998 cc, Manual, Petrol, 20.3 kmplRs.4.35 Lakh*
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Sportz814 cc, Manual, Petrol, 21.1 kmplRs.4.45 Lakh*
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1.0 Magna Plus Option O998 cc, Manual, Petrol, 20.3 kmplRs.4.68 Lakh*
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Hyundai EON Review

When Hyundai Eon was launched, it made almost all the heads turn thanks to its attractive design, which was non-existent in its segment. Yes, the Maruti Alto 800 may be the best selling car in the country, but we all would agree it’s not particularly expressive. So, when Hyundai launched Eon, the vibes were so strong that the Maruti launched a special edition variant of the then Alto just a day before the Eon launch. Hyundai Eon has the big responsibility to follow the footsteps of the iconic Santro that put the Korean car company on the right track.

Hyundai Eon brings to the table what the other cars have failed to at the same time inspired other companies (read Renault with their Kwid) to bring a great looking car that offers best-in-class build quality, good fuel economy and lots of features in this segment. In typical Hyundai way.

The Eon is certainly eons ahead of what the Alto offers and is almost head on with the Renault Kwid. So close, that we couldn’t come to a conclusion between the two. The biggest advantage the Eon holds over the Kwid is that it's available without a waiting period, however the Kwid is more appealing as it is the new k(w)id on the block.  

Exterior

Hyundai Eon is the smallest car to get the company’s fluidic design and the design philosophy shines the best through the car. Eon could be the car with most curves and lines in its segment, or a segment higher for that matter.

Heads-on, the Hyundai Eon gets swept back headlamps with a neat chrome strip adorning the Hyundai logo. The hexagonal grille is also a part of the front bumper which is really big and gives a macho look to the front of the Eon.

Sculpted bonnet and neatly designed fog lamps are a rarity for the cars in this segment.

Come to the side and see the fluidic design flow through the car with beefed up wheel arches, a shoulder line that runs from the headlamps to the tail. Another sculpted line runs the length of the car between the front and rear wheels.

The shoulder line scoop upward towards the rear that makes the side profile sportier but rear window visibility is compromised. Even the door handles follow the shoulder line’s path with the rear door handles positioned slightly higher than the front ones.

To the rear, the large tail lamps are well designed, following the car’s extroversive character. The rear glass is pretty wide and the rear spoiler is neatly integrated.

The rear bumper is pretty meaty but is a size bigger than necessary, also making the boot less accessible by that much. The exhaust pipe is neatly hidden  underneath the rear bumper, allowing for a neat layout.

The Eon gets 145mm tyres with 12 inch rims for the D-Lite, D-Lite+, and ERA+ variants and 155mm tyres with larger 13 inch rims on Magna+ and Sportz variants. Both are pretty skinny and we recommend an upgrade to 165 or wider tyres for safety.

Exterior Comparison

Hyundai EONMaruti Alto 800Tata NanoRenault KWID
Length (mm)3495mm3430mm3164mm3679mm
Width (mm)1550mm1490mm1750mm1579mm
Height (mm)1500mm1475mm1652mm1513mm
Ground Clearance (mm)170mm160mm180mm180mm
Wheel Base (mm)2380mm2360mm2230mm2422mm
Kerb Weight (kg)-695kg695kg-
 

Boot Space Comparison

Hyundai EONMaruti Alto 800Renault KWIDTata Nano
Volume215-litres177-litres300-litres110-litres

Interior

Get inside and you will be greeted by one of the best designed interiors with the quality of the fit and finish matching it. The Eon gets the segment’s best looking dashboard (equalled by the recently launched Renault Kwid maybe) and it’s hard to believe in this segment. Hyundai has upheld its reputation of putting the best looking interiors with amazing build quality.

The interiors get a black and beige layout. The dashboard is spread like the wings of a bird with a V shaped centre console.

The instrument cluster features a large circular pod that houses the speedometer and a MID at the bottom, displaying the odometer, trip meter and shift indicator. There are two small circular pods on either side showing the fuel level and engine temperature gauges. Overall, the meters are easily readable and are designed neatly. The lack of a tachometer is easily felt and there is no option for the same even in the top variants.

The steering wheel is nicely designed with a V-shaped silver highlight in the middle and is of a good size, if not a tad bigger. The steering wheel also gets a first-in-segment tilt adjustment.

The centre console houses the middle AC vents and a 2-DIN audio system and air conditioning controls below. The switches and knobs are of good size and quality.

The glove box is wide and deep, offering lots of space for your needs. Other storage spaces come in the form of a storage spot on the top of the dashboard, bottle holders on the front doors, door pockets and cup holders in the middle.

Both the front and rear seats offer amazing under thigh support especially in this segment. The front seats get integrated headrests that are positioned very efficiently and the cushioning is also good. At the rear, the space available is one of the best in the segment (not surprising considering that the Eon gets the same wheelbase as the Santro and i10).

215 litres of boot space means you can travel with your luggage neatly tucked in the rear. The boot space is one of the biggest in the segment miles ahead of the Alto’s 177 liters and Nanos abysmal 80 liters. Only the newly released Renault Kwid beats the Eon as its boot space stands at 300 liters.

Performance

The Hyundai Eon is now available in two petrol engine options - 0.8L iRDE engine and 1.0L Kappa engine.

Eon 0.8L iRDE

The Hyundai Eon 0.8L iRDE is powered by a 814 cc, 3-cylinder petrol engine that puts out 55 bhp of maximum power at 5500 rpm and 76 Nm of maximum torque at 4000 rpm. It is the same unit that powers the i10 in a downsized form with a cylinder chopped off, mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. The engine is nicely refined but still you can feel the engine upon starting it through the gear lever.

The engine is designed to offer maximum fuel economy, so don’t expect outright performance. The 3-cylinder unit is best suited for city driving. The throttle response and low end power delivery is not bad. The engine responds nicely to short bursts of acceleration and can cruise in the highways around 120 km/h without any hassle. But be it the traffic laden city roads or the highways, the gearbox demands a healthy workout from you to extract the performance you expect.

The clutch is one of the lightest that you can experience and mix that to the light steering and the city driving will be effortless. The steering is a tad too light to our liking and this proves to be a problem on the highways when you are cruising in triple digit speeds. The lack of feedback from the steering can be frightening at high speeds around the curves.  

Eon 1.0L Kappa

Hyundai also added the 1.0-litre Kappa engine to the Eon range to compete better with the Alto, which is available with a 0.8-litre and a 1.0-litre engine option. The Eon 1.0-litre Kappa is powered by a 998 cc, 3-cylinder petrol engine that makes 68 bhp at 6200 rpm and a peak torque of 94 Nm at 3500 rpm.

Mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox, the Eon 1.0L is for those who think that the 0.8L Eon is a bit slow. Though not by a large margin, the 1.0-L does offer a bit more zippy engine and Hyundai has also taken care of the jerkiness that you experience with the smaller engine. There are no other changes mechanically and the Eon 1.0L behaves the same like the 0.8L but with a bit more briskness. The Eon 1.0L is only available in Magna+ (O) variant.

Performance Comparison (Petrol)

Renault KWIDMaruti Alto 800Hyundai EONTata Nano
Power53.3bhp@5678rpm47.3bhp@6000rpm55.2bhp@5500rpm37.48bhp@5500rpm
Torque (Nm)72Nm@4386rpm69Nm@3500rpm74.5Nm@4000rpm51Nm@4000rpm
Engine Displacement (cc)799 cc796 cc814 cc624 cc
TransmissionManualManualManualAutomatic
Top Speed (kmph)135 Kmph140 kmph135 Kmph105 Kmph
0-100 Acceleration (sec)16 Seconds19 Seconds19 Seconds12.6 Seconds
Kerb Weight (kg)-725kg-765kg
Fuel Efficiency (ARAI)25.17kmpl24.7kmpl21.1kmpl21.9kmpl
Power Weight Ratio-65.24bhp/ton-48.99bhp/ton

Ride and Handling

As far as the ride quality and handling characteristics are concerned, both the 0.8L and 1.0L behave similarly as there are no differences in the suspension setup. The Hyundai Eon gets the typical McPherson strut to the front and torsion beam axle to the rear for the suspension duties. While the Eon goes smooth as long as the roads are smooth and can absorb slight aberrations of without a problem. But as the going gets tough, the Eon does get going but you will feel each and every bit of those large bumps.

When it comes to handling, predictable is the word that describes that of the Eon. Hyundai Eon doe a neat job of going around the city traffic without any drama. Over the highways, while the straight line stability is good, going around the curves will rob you off the confidence. The skinny tyres are the major reason and hence we recommend wider tyre upgrade at the earliest. The tyres take no time to understeer if pushed hard and the body roll also crops in.

While the light steering is good for the city commutes, the feedback from it is almost nonexistent on the highways. The brakes though have a nice bite to them and inspire confidence during high speed braking situations.

Safety

The safety features of the Hyundai Eon include reinforced body structure, front and rear seat belts, child safety rear door locks, engine immobilizer, front fog lamps and driver airbag in one variant (Sportz).

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Variants

Hyundai Eon is available in six variants - five for the 0.8L version D-Lite, D-Lite+, Era+, Magna+ and Sprotz; and one Magna+ (O) for the 1.0-L version.

The D-Lite variant is the most basic variant with front and rear seat belts, engine immobilizer, integrated spoiler, bench folding rear seat, dual trip meter, remote fuel lid opener and tailgate release.

With D-Lite+, you get front speaker grille and the much needed air conditioner and power steering.

The Era+ variant offers you the option for choosing a LPG fuel source apart from tinted glass, body colour bumper, silver touch on center fascia, front door map with bottle holder, power outlet, front power windows and front door armrest.

Our favorite pick of the lot is the Magna+which is offered with central locking, internally adjustable wing mirrors, passenger side win mirror, tilt steering, roof antenna, front and rear speaker grille, rear parcel tray and 2 DIN Radio+MP3 Audio.

The top end Sportz gets you keyless entry, front fog lamps, driver airbag, body coloured ORVMs and door handles and metallic finish 3-Spoke steering wheel.

The Magna+ (O) features that are a couple of segments above like keyless entry and also includes front fog lamps, body coloured wing mirrors and door handles.

Pros & Cons of Hyundai EON

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CarDekho Experts:
The Eon is certainly eons ahead of what the Alto offers and is almost head on with the Renault Kwid.

Things We Like

  • Looks fantastic, especially considering its segment. The styling does not seem aged, even 5 years after its launch.
  • One of the best car in its segment in terms of build quality. Is miles ahead of the the Alto.
  • The interiors have a premium feel with good quality of materials and high levels of fit & finish.

Things We Don't Like

  • Steering does not weigh up well at highway speeds, failing to instill confidence in the driver.
  • The Noise & Vibration levels are high, characteristic of 3-cylinder engines. Stand-out features

Stand Out Features

  • Pros & Cons of Hyundai EON

    First-in-segment features like Tilt Steering & Driver Side Airbag

  • Pros & Cons of Hyundai EON

    Available in 0.8l & 1.0l engine variants.

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    Low power, low pick-up, handling not good, shockers are not good, average music system. Good price range though. Read More

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    Worst car I had ever seen in my life. Doesn't provide any good features and the performance is also not good. Read More

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  • Buy if You Have Less Space

    Just good for narrow streets and the city drivings and works well even after 4 years. Read More

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    Good to maintain. It is a very less maintenance car. Good to the small family. It is best on that price segment but mileage is a little bit less after 2 years. Read More

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    Lovely car ever in this segment. Truly I can't explain because this car is very spacious, more power, and the most important thing is safety features. Thanks, Hyundai for... Read More

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Hyundai EON Mileage

The claimed ARAI mileage: Hyundai EON Petrol is 21.1 kmpl.

Fuel TypeTransmissionARAI Mileage
PetrolManual21.1 kmpl

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  • Hyundai Eon 1.0 litre Kappa: Expert Review

    Are you the types, who like a twist in the tail? Well in today’s context, this is one of those twists that will perhaps make one take notice. Yes, we are talking of Hyundai Eon which has been recently fitted with a new power plant in the form of a 1.0 litre ‘Kappa’ petrol engine alongside the existi

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    The small car segment has evolved quiet a lot in the recent years with the number of models expanding rapidly in number. Hyundai has always been a key player in the segment and its small cars are one of the best value-for-money options that one can get, be it the Santro or the Getz, i10 or the i20.

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    Q. Is Eon comes with company fitted CNG?

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    No, sorry to inform you that Hyundai is not providing CNG in any of its models that an available in India except for Hyundai Santro 2019.

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nice

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    Shafi Pm Muttil
    Sep 5, 2018 9:02:28 PM

    My friend buy i new eon in kerala wayand muttil branch. He buy last month. But the car have one munufachuring mistake. 4 tyre and steppine tyre also wyde. We inform the show room. But the show room respomce not good. They tell “ now this is urs. U take the responce we cell” ????????. I have a dout. How the steppiny also wyde.

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      Certainly.

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        Hyundai EON Price in India

        CityOn-Road Price
        MumbaiRs. 3.92 - 5.43 Lakh
        BangaloreRs. 4.05 - 5.6 Lakh
        ChennaiRs. 3.87 - 5.34 Lakh
        HyderabadRs. 3.93 - 5.43 Lakh
        PuneRs. 3.99 - 5.52 Lakh
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