Hyundai India has officially launched the more powerful variant of Eon hatchback with 1.0-litre Kappa engine in the Indian market. The new 1.0-litre Eon is now available along with the current 0.8-litre Eon. The Eon 1.0 Kappa is offered with Magna+ variant and is priced at Rs. 3.83 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi).
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The Euro 5 ready 1.0-litre Kappa petrol engine is fitted with latest Dual VTVT technology and it offers high performance, with improved fuel economy and low emissions. This 1.0-litre 3-cylinder engine churns out a maximum power output of 69PS at 6200rpm and a peak torque of 94bhp at 3500rpm. It is claimed to offer an impressive fuel efficiency of 20.3kmpl (ARAI Certified). The 1.0 Litre engine is mated with 5-speed manual gearbox which offers smooth gear shifting and has low noise gear design for improved NVH.
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.”