In a bid to increase the sales of its entry level hatchback Eon, Hyundai has introduced the ‘Sports Edition’ of the car in the Indian market. The new Hyundai Eon Sports comes with some cosmetic as well as feature upgrades; there are no mechanical changes are on offer. This limited edition is only offered with the smaller 0.8-litre engine and not with the bigger 1.0-litre unit. It is available in two trims – Era+ and Magna+ SE – costing around Rs 16,000 and Rs 10,000 more than the stock variant.
Powering the variant is a 0.8-litre petrol engine that is good for 55bhp and 77Nm of torque. Power is transmitted to the front wheels via a 5-speed manual gearbox. As a reminder, Hyundai is also planning to give a mid-life facelift to this entry level hatchback. The updated model is expected to be launched towards the end of this year. Read More – Hyundai Verna 2017
Hyundai Eon Sports Price
|ERA+||Rs 3.88 lakh|
|ERA+ Metallic||Rs 3.92 lakh|
|Magna+ SE||Rs 4.14 lakh|
|Magna+ SE Metallic||Rs 4.18 lakh|
The new Eon Sports edition is available in two variants – ERA+ and Magna+ SE – priced at Rs 3.88 lakh and Rs 4.14 lakh, respectively. All prices are ex-showroom, Delhi. Read More – Hyundai Kona Compact SUV Teased
Hyundai Eon Sports Engine Specifications & Mileage
The new limited edition is only available with 0.8-litre petrol engine. Surprisingly, the company hasn’t introduced this special edition on the 1.0-litre trims. The 800cc engine is capable of producing a maximum power output of 55bhp and a peak torque of 77Nm. A five-speed manual gearbox driving the power to the front wheels come as standard. This engine is claimed to return an impressive fuel efficiency of 21.6kmpl. Read More – Hyundai IONIQ Hybrid Sedan To Debut At Auto Expo 2018
Hyundai Eon Sports Features
The new Sports Edition features several cosmetic upgrades to its exterior styling. In order to give a sporty feel, the Korean giant has added a ‘Sporty Roof Rails’. Adding to it, the vehicle also gets side-body moulding graphics. It is only available in the ‘Polar White’ shade. The company has adopted a very different approach in giving this car a new look. While most of the makers are giving new paint schemes, racing graphics and other elements to the car, Hyundai adopted a simple yet effective approach of giving subtle upgrades to make it look more sporty.
The biggest change is given inside the cabin, as it is equipped with a 6.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system. This system is compatible with phone link, USB, AUX and Bluetooth connectivity. All other features remain the same. With these changes, Hyundai hopes to increase the sales of Eon that is facing stiff competition from the likes of Renault Kwid, Datsun Redi Go and Maruti Alto.