Hyundai has made its entry level hatchback EON, available in both the LPG as well as in petrol engines, more because the consumers are generally more cost conscious owing to the entry-level segment. The car come sin 5 trims for the petrol version and in another 3 trims for the LPG. Hyundai EON D-Lite is the entry level variants and it is impressive that Hyundai packages it decently at such an economic price tag. The Hyundai EON D-Lite Plus forms the mid-level variant of this car. The car comes packaged with an array of exciting interior and comfort facilities such as an AC unit, dual-tone interior, power-steering integrated electrically, front seats that are cut out bucket type and a series of storage spaces all around the car including dashboard. A reinforced body structure, seat belts and engine immobilizer, help ensure the safety of the passengers during travelling.
The front fascia has been designed exclusively with the chrome tipped front-grille over the radiator and is surrounded by the headlight cluster. The high-intensity lamps help in ensuring neat vision with the wide dam that intakes air helping it to cool even faster. The R12 145/80 tyres fitted to this vehicle help ensure a firm road-grip and the back houses a tail lamp cluster and an integrated spoiler imparting a sportier look to it. The car comes in quite a few refreshing and vivacious metallic paint options that include colors like the Coral White, Sleek Silver and Mushroom finish or even a Ember Grey that look more graceful.
The 5 passenger car has its interiors endowed with an elegant design where the seats have great upholstery in dual tone beige as well as brown color. Cup holders and floor console storages are other features that increase the convenience during travelling.
Engine and Performance
The hatchback runs on 814cc engine with 3 cylinders and 9 valves in it. Single camshaft and efficient technique of fuel supply system help in enhancing the performance further. The engine churns out 5500 rpm with a maximum Torque generation at revs of 4000 rpm and 74.53 Nm that is pretty good. The car is coupled skillfully to the 5 speed manual system, the energetic drive-train squeezes out a whopping 21.1kmpl under ideal conditions of driving. Based on the driving conditions, the car has the capability to touch 135kmph and goes from absolute zero to a speed of 100kmph in just over twenty one seconds.
Handling and Braking
The car has its front tyres fitted with the disc brakes whereas the rear tyres have been given a more proficient solid drum-type braking mechanism. Also, the car has McPherson Struts type of mechanism with coil springs with anti-roll bar for improving the overall stability of the vehicle.
Safety and Comfort Features
Reinforced body structure and seat belts are the standard safety that comes for the passengers. Door locks for child safety and engine immobilizer help in ensuring a better protection and handling. Power steering and critical instrument for notification such as the dual-trip meter and low-fuel warning lamp and a charger, all help in increasing the convenience of the passengers.