Report – Hyundai Eon 1.0L variant priced at 3.85 lakhs

Posted on: Apr 23, 2014 - 11:11am IST

Hyundai India has launched a 1.0L engine on the Hyundai Eon, Autocar India has reported.

Dealerships that IAB called this morning said bookings for the vehicles are on and deliveries would commence in a few weeks.

Hyundai Eon launch photograph October 2011

The more powerful Eon variant comes with a 1.0L three-cylinder engine that is available to the European i10. It produces 65 bhp and 9.7 kgm of torque and is available on the Magna variant which comes with power windows, air conditioner and power steering. Other features on this variant include engine immobilizer, keyless entry and 13-inch steel wheels.

The variant will not have styling changes. The current Eon is powered by a 814 cc engine that delivers 56 PS and 7.6 kgm. It was launched in October 2011 in six variants. It was developed in four years by 1,000 engineers, in a budget of 900 crore rupees, specifically for India.

The Hyundai Eon 1.0-litre Magna has been priced at Rs 3.85 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai) for the metallic paint. Its chief rivals are the Datsun Go and the Maruti Wagon R.

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13 thoughts on “Report – Hyundai Eon 1.0L variant priced at 3.85 lakhs

  1. rohit says:

    Lets see how it will compete with this unknown engine with a proven yet reliable k series engine

    1. Gaurav says:

      This isn’t an unknown engine but a very reliable & peppy 1lt engine used in European i10.

  2. Sambasiva Rao says:

    Hi Shravan, I have been a regular reader and subscriber of IAB for the past 3 Years. Kindly continue to provide us Monthly Sales Figures of All Cars as in the past. This info. has been stopped for the past 5 months. Thank you.

  3. Karthic says:

    Good move. Wish i could plonk this engine in my eon.

  4. Anis says:

    You will see some value adds for Alto K10 now 🙂

  5. Ravi says:

    Severe blow to alto K10

  6. Ramish says:

    3.85L for a car of size similar to Alto 800 ??? Hyundai just dreaming to sell Eon 😀

    On a serious note, A Star failed only due to its super compact dimensions in comparison to its higher price, same would be the case for Eon now.

  7. Sahil says:

    This is the same engine used in 1st generation Santro, before hyundai moved to the 1.1 litre in Santro zip +. The engine is a gem and doesn’t feel like a 3 cylinder engine. It has the right torgue to pull the car and is good on efficiency. Nice move Hyundai. If Hyundai introduce a AMT version, then this could be a direct threat to Celerio, as currently Maruti is not able to meet the demand, and Eon can be the best alternative.

    1. Gaurav says:

      No Sahil. It’s not Santro’s engine but the engine used in this car is leaps ahead & is used in European i10.

  8. Gaurav says:

    Great move. Alto k10 gets an answer.


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