Hyundai Launches Eco Friendly Car "Eon"
Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), the country’s largest exporter and the second-largest car manufacturer, launched the all-new and eco-friendly car “Eon” today in Udaipur.
Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), the country’s largest exporter and the second-largest car manufacturer, launched the all-new and eco-friendly car “Eon” today in Udaipur.Hyundai’s new offering is a full-fledged package with blend of style, comfort, utility & economy. Speaking at the launch of the much-awaited entry level car, Hussain Mustafa Director of Royal Hyundai said, “we are excited to launch this entry level car in Udaipur. Eon is packed with style, tranquility, durability and cost effectiveness.”
Eon will raise the market share of Hyundai in medium segments cars manufactured in India.
In Photo: Hussain Mustafa of Royal Hyundai at Launch of Eon
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
Hyundai’s Eon will be available with 0.8 L iRDE engine delivering 56PS@5500rpm of maximum power and 7.65Kgm@4000rpm of peak torque.
The super-efficient 814cc petrol engine is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission and gives a mileage of 21.1kmpl (ARAI figures) making Eon the most fuel-efficient car in the segment.
FUTURISTIC FLUIDIC DESIGN
Hyundai’s design and development center at Namyang in Korea has worked in sync with its Hyderabad-based R&D center to firm up on the fluidic design of Eon which is fresh, appealing and exceeds the expectations of the entry-level segment customer. Eon is completely designed on Hyundai’s new signature philosophy of ‘fluidic design’ and main emphasis has been laid on adequate occupant space, impeccable style and premium interiors, a rarity in the category.
The emphasis on space does not end at a spacious cabin and a large boot as Eon comes with multiple storage space which has been innovatively created for enhanced customer convenience. Among other important and utilitarian features are multiple bottle and cup holders, a spacious glove box and practically designed dashboard for storing small utility items.
The car possesses features specially developed for buyers of low compact segment. Centrally positioned AC vents with rotary type knobs ensure efficient and effective all-round cooling in the cabin to manage temperature around the year.
In Eon, customers will enjoy unmatched audio experience. The car is loaded with a fabulous infotainment system which comes with a 2-DIN integrated type audio with features like Radio/CD/MP3/USB/Aux-in/i-Pod connectivity for unlimited music access.
CLASS LEADING SAFETY FEATURES
It is equipped with first in class driver’s airbag, a premium safety feature which is provided as supplementary restraint system, to ensure additional protection in case of frontal impact. Additional safety features like front fog lamps ensure extra safety while driving in low visibility areas and an immobilizer that prevents the car from starting without the correct key.
Eon comes with ‘Alternator Management System’ (AMS) developed by Hyundai especially for Indian customers to deliver more eco-efficient driving. Hyundai Eon has received the prestigious Environmental Certificate in accordance with the ISO 14040 standard based on a lifecycle assessment from TUV NORD, Germany.
HYUNDAI EON- UNIQUE FEATURES
· Metal finish inside door handles
· Body colour outside mirror & door handles
· Micro roof antenna
· Integrated 2-DIN MP3 audio
· Aux-in & USB port
· Tilt function on electric power steering
· 5 cup/bottle holders
· Rear seatbelt knuckle holder
· Driver airbag
· Keyless entry
· Gear shift indicator
· Alternator Management System (AMS)
Eon goes on sale immediately and will be available in a range of 6 exciting new colours.