Hyundai will be launching several products across various segments in this year. First is the Creta facelift, scheduled this month and after that, one of the most awaited launches will be the new Santro. After catering to these two segments, Hyundai will focus on the entry level segment. The Hyundai Eon has been selling decent numbers but has come under pressure from competition, lately. The company will be looking at making the small car attractive once again, hence it will launch the Hyundai Eon 2019
The New Hyundai Eon 2019 will be a facelift. It will continue to be built on the same platform. However, there will changes in its design. The new Eon will be made on the Fluidic 2.0 design language. It will look appealing and different from the present Eon. A new Sports Edition of the Eon was launched in 2017. It had side body moulding and roof rails. However, the Hyundai Eon 2019 will get many more changes.
Hyundai will try and dominate the small car segment as well. Though a capable car, many customers thought it to be overpriced. The new Eon will promise a better build and more features. What all will the new Hyundai Eon 2019 pack in ? Will it be good value? Read further to know more.
New Hyundai Eon 2019 Price in India
|Hyundai Eon 2019||Price on-road|
There will not be any major change in the pricing of the new Hyundai Eon 2019. This time Hyundai will price it more aggressively, although adding new features in it. The introduction of AMT will add more value to the portfolio.
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New Hyundai Eon 2019 Launch Date
|Hyundai Eon 2019||May 2019|
The New Eon will be launch sometime in mid 2019. The company would be done with the launches in 2018 and the Eon would be the first launch next year.
New Hyundai Eon 2019 Specifications
|Engine||0.8L MPi / 1.0L Kappa|
|Power||55 bhp / 67 bhp|
|Torque||74.5Nm @ 4000 rpm / 94Nm @ 3500 rpm|
|Transmission||5-speed manual / AMT|
The new Hyundai Eon will get a 800cc engine and a 1.0-litre engine as well. These engines will come mated to a five-speed manual transmission. There will be no change in the powertrains. However, this time, Hyundai may get an AMT in the Eon. Competitors like Maruti, Renault and Datsun are offering AMT in their models and Hyundai is the only on left behind. Alo the popularity of AMTs is growing in India. The engines will also be tuned for better performance and improved driveability. The Hyundai Eon 2019 will not see any addition of new engines, except for the addition of AMT.
The 800cc engine produces 55bhp of power and 76Nm of torque. The 1.0-litre engine churns out 68bhp of power and 94Nm of peak torque. The petrol engine presently has some amounts of vibrations, which can be felt on the gear lever as well. These issues will be resolved in the new Eon.
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New Hyundai Eon 2019 Mileage
|On highway||20 km/l|
The new Eon is expected to return around 14 km/l in the city and 20km/l on the highway. These are in real driving conditions. The rule efficiency is expected to be better than before.
New Hyundai Eon 2019 Design
In terms of exterior design, the new Hyundai Eon 2019 will look stylish and attractive It will be based on the Fluidic 2.0 architecture. The headlamps and front grille will be revised and will now look more a part of the family. The side and rear will not get many changes, though. There will be a newly design alloy wheels and hub caps. From the side, the Eon looks like a small car, however it will be tall also. The rear windshield will be large and will aid in parking and visibility.The tail lamp too will be big and will look attractive.
New Hyundai Eon 2019 Interior
The interiors will get an overhaul. The dashboard layout will be similar, however there will be a change in the materials and upholstery . A touchscreen system with maps had been introduced to the top variant in 2017 and this may be included in other variants as well. There shall be bluetooth connectivity also. Hyundai is looking at getting new stuff in this segment with additional features that are missing at the moment. This way the new Hyundai Eon 2019 will be more competitive in terms of features. This should help the company to increase its sales of the small hatchback. Where the Eon excels amongst the competition is the quality.
The Eon is a tall boy design and offers good headroom.The boot space on the Hyundai Eon 2019 will be 210 litres and can fit in two large full size suitcases. It is bigger than the Maruti Alto. The interior will get a dual tone theme. Hence it will look fresh. There will be good enough storage spaced too in the car. The seats will get new fabrics and the steering wheel will also be a new one. The centre of the dash has will still have the Pedestal Space. The legroom will be fine. The rear seats will also offer decent space, enough for two adults. The third one will be a squeeze. The boot space is not much but can fit in two large full size suitcases.
New Hyundai Eon 2019 Dimensions
New Hyundai Eon 2019 Competition
The new Eon will compete with the Maruti Alto, Renault Kwid and the Datsun redi-Go. Hyundai will want a larger share of the pie in this segment. The new features would attract a lot of new buyers to this car.