Hyundai Motor India introduced the advanced 1.0 Litre Kappa engine for the India’s trendsetter Eon. The new 1.0 Litre Eon will be available along with the current 0.8 Litre Eon.
The Euro 5 ready 1.0 Litre Kappa petrol engine is equipped with latest Dual VTVT technology and designed to deliver high engine performance, with enhanced fuel efficiency and low emissions. The advanced 1.0 Litre three-cylinder engine delivers high power of 69PS@6,200 rpm and peak torque at 9.6 kgm at 3500 rpm for enhanced driving experience resulting in less frequent gear shifting and high fuel efficiency of 20.3 Kmpl (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. Moreover to minimize the noise, vibration & harshness levels (NVH), low friction timing chain has been adopted while the piston cooling jets ensures optimum piston temperature for most efficient engine working for higher fuel economy & enhanced engine performance.
The Eon 1.0 Kappa engine will be available in Magna+ variant at an ex-showroom price (Goa): Rs. 383,302.
The Eon is also available in the regular 800cc variants. The Eon 1.0 will help to attract customers looking for a more powerful car and also will compete with the likes of Datsun Go and Alto K10 directly.