Hyundai Issues Recall For 7,657 Eon Models In India
The clutch cable could be damaging the battery cable.
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The Indian roads are flaunting new stylish and trendy designs every next minute in a glance. Hyundai cars has changed the driving beauties in India. This South Korean brand Hyundai marks its unbeatable presence with its perfect styling, advanced production, quality and testing methods that helps the brand to set standards in India. This business house proved its prominent positioning by achieving an export of 10 lakh in just a decade. The Brand diluted the monopoly of Maruti India Ltd., which was the only manufacturer of passenger cars in the nation during previous era. Sensing the need for some stylish design and few up-gradations apart from the generic Maruti 800. After its overwhelming positive response it then came up with various best selling models for different segments. Presently it captures the major market chunk intro India, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. sells seven models of passenger cars across various segments. Presently it sizzles up with the market into the festive season with the launch of EON after i10 & new i20 into the same. This fresh and new trendy hatchback design with the strong un mistakable body design, gives the best competition to many present into the same segment with its multiple selling points, the micro roof antenna present on it imparts a more spunky look. Maintaining its legacy of mechanics the car showcases the well known hexagonal chrome tip radiated grille and slightly swept back head lamps, body color bumpers, integrated spoilers, tinted glass, & half moon shaped tail lamps makes it all more trendy. This chunky design would be offered in 6 striking shades. The safety features are highlighted with engine immobilizer, central locking in all the models, and driver airbag, front fog lamps and motor driven electric steering, into its Hyundai Eon LPG Era plus model. The car would get an option of LPG and Petrol engines. This striking design seems not to lack behind for any kind of comfort attribute, and all packed together into an accessible price range. The interiors are featured with 3 spoke metallic finish tilt electric power steering , internally adjustable ORVM's, gear shift indicators, dual tripmeter, remote tail gate release and fuel lid opener, and many more. The car seems inviting with the dual tone fabric upholstery. The car gets pretty fair ground clearance and proper wheelbase. The technical specifications are amazing, the car is equipped with 3 cylinder 9 valves SOHC engine, that helps this beautifully crafted hatchback to liberate immense power 55.23bhp power and 74.53Nm at 4000rpm. The powertrain is designed in such a manner that it generates mileage of 21.1Kmpl that is ARAI tested. This robust core is coupled with 5-speed manual transmission. The braking mechanism is much advanced into the segment with the presence of the prevalent combination of disk brake in front and drum brakes present on the rear side. The LPG cylinder posses an edge over the petrol one, with being economical and comes with the dual option of petrol as well as LPG provides an edge.
The vigilance of this ravishing hatchback design would trap every gaze towards it. With those magnetic appealing ergonomics and chrome infusion in this design imparts an edge to this hatchback into its segment. Hyundai brand it self stands for its mesmerizing exterior beautifully molded cabin and innovative features. This South Korean brand has managed to successfully incorporate all technologically advanced attributes into its car and yet succeed to make them trendy at the very same time. Hyundai Eon LPG Era Plus, is undoubtedly a eye-popping driving device. The car could be best signified with prominent character lines that flows all over seamlessly making it all the more modern and stylish. The car features signature hexagonal chrome tipped radiator grille is complemented with swept back head lamps. The head lamps are clear and of high power that facilitate better on road visibility. The uninterrupted design is enhanced with those body color bumpers that wraps up pair of fog lamps. The wide windscreen gets assisted with wiper and washer for convenience of driver and passengers. This chunky hatchback design flaunt both side body color outside rear view mirrors. The nicely crafted wheel arches that is fitted with 12-inches alloy wheels with full wheel covers. The side profile gets distinct B-pillars and body graphics with tinted glasses. Moving on to the rear part of Eon Era plus, the high mounted rear spoiler and micro roof antenna conveys a sporty appeal of the car. Hyundai EON LPG Era Plus is offered in 6 striking shades. Among all 6, four are soothing elegant colors that makes the car look bigger, and 2 vibrant ones make it appear much chunky. The four elegant colors are Coral White, Sleek Silver, Mushroom, and Ember Grey. While The 2 vibrant shades are Pristine Blue and Maharaja Red. The proportionate hatchback stands with the stats of 3495mm, 1550mm, and 1500mm as length, width and height respectively. The wheelbase of this trendy driving device is 2380mm and it comes with a ground clearance of 170mm.
Stepping into this hatchback would be a delightful experience as with good quality plastic and fabric usage that is supplemented with the elegant black and beige color combination. The 3- spoked tilt electrically adjustable steering is actually an eye-popping stuff. The B & C pillars are prominent and gets fabric trim, on top of that the deluxe center console keeps the look mingle. The bucket type single unit front seats are just body hugging, that prevent any kind of disturbance with the motion of car. Eon LPG Era Plus, has huge storage space with exclusive storage on dashboard, exclusive pedestal space, floor console storage and cup holders. The storage space is even enhanced with the presence of front door map pockets with bottle holder. The touch of luxury is given with silver touch on center console, metallic finish on steering wheel and door handles. The hatchback gets 3 assist grips, rear parcel trey and it gets molded door trims. The sporty steering wheel is attention grabbing with smart center console. The exclusive pedestal space , silver touch on front fascia, and front-rear speaker grilles enhance the functional attribute of the car.
ENGINE & EFFICIENCY
Hyundai Eon LPG Era Plus, is equipped with 3-cylinder 9-valves LPG engine at its core. The powertrain quest hard to generate a fuel output of 52.23bhp at 5500rpm, that is accompanied with a torque figure of 74.53Nm at 4000rpm. The power mill is coupled with 5-speed manual transmission for the efficient performance. This specific tweaks into the engine makes the car much fuel efficient, the EON LPG Era plus being wrapped up with this LPG engine. This trendy hatchbacks proves to be a pretty good performer on road, as it delivers a mileage of 21.1Kmpl, that comes ARAI tested.
This stylish hatchback is pretty well equipped with all the comfort feature and takes special care for the comfort and convenience of passengers. Perfect elegant beige and black color theme arouse the sophisticated touch inside. The cabin is well crafted in such a manner that it appears spacious and provides ample legroom and head room space for passengers. The cabin feels appealing and sitting into would be a delightful experience as it appears fresh, and airy with the huge glasses. The space given for front and rear passengers is best in class that allows the occupants to comfortably stretch their legs. This family car is signified with good quality plastic and fabric do inside. The highlighted comfort and convenience attributes offered in the car tilt power steering, and air conditioner. The infotainment system is quite advanced as it features dual tripmeter, low fuel warning, graphic band fuel gauge, and gear shift indicator. The car is embedded with much comfy attributes like remote tail gate release and fuel lid opener, and rear seatbelt knuckle holders. The power outlets are standard and it has electric power steering.
HANDLING & CONTROL
Inspite of the fact that this car is well versed with numerous trendy and safety attributes, but the poor handling mechanism is not such that it can support often panic braking. The driver may witness vibrations while accelerating the car at high speed. The Eon LPG Era Plus, braking mechanism is defined with disk and drum combination . The car v comes embedded with 3-points seat belts for front and rear seats, and inside rear view mirror. The security of the occupants is enhanced with Engine immobilizer and rear locks for child safety. This hatchback gets a reinforced body structure that provides an extra strength to its chassis. The handling coild be defined with the recent introduction of suspension system that has Independent McPheron Strut with coil spring and anti roll bar for the front part. This suspension type at the front is accompanied with Torsion beam axle with coil spring at the rear end. This combination acts as good shock absorber and gives better rides on rough roads. The suspension complemented with nice ground clearance space gives a perfect ride on Indian rough roads.
Pros:- stylish, trendy that flaunts numerous technologically advanced attributes in an accessible price range for B-segment.
Cons:- braking mechanism could have been upgraded.
The clutch cable could be damaging the battery cable.
Hyundai's smallest and cheapest offering, the Eon has certainly lived up to the company's expectations, it is selling close to 7,000 units a month on an average, which actually proves it to be a new 'trendsetter' of India. Now the South Korean car maker has launched the Eon in Chile, which was especially a made for India product.
Hyundai Motors had launched the Eon in 2011 pitting it against the Alto. The product is definitely a game changer, but the numbers couldn’t match that of the Alto. Recently, Maruti Suzuki had upgraded the existing Alto and a new Alto800 has come in. Even though the new Alto800 doesn’t appeal in styling and quality, it is still going strong for Maruti Suzuki.
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