We were the first ones to give you the complete details and images and now Hyundai have officially launched the Eon with the 1.0 Litre Kappa petrol engine. As we had reported earlier the Hyundai Eon 1.0 will be available along with the current 0.8 Litre Eon. The Eon 1.0 has 68 bhp and an ARAI efficiency of 20.3 kmpl. The all-aluminum 1.0 Litre Kappa engine now has lower noise, vibration & harshness levels (NVH). The 1.0 Litre engine is mated with 5-speed manual gearbox.
The Eon 1.0 Kappa engine will be available in Magna+ variant at an ex-showroom price (New Delhi) of Rs 3.83 lakh.
Commenting on the introduction of new engine variant of Eon, B S Seo, Managing Director and CEO, HMIL said, “Hyundai Eon has been a trendsetter of style, performance, design and finesse in its segment and has received good acceptability and appreciation from its customers. Hyundai consistently innovates to meet and exceed the demands of the customer and the 1.0 Litre Kappa engine now offered in Eon is an extension of our modern-premium brand philosophy and will delight our customers with unparalleled driving experience and further consolidate Hyundai’s position in the domestic market.”