Expert Review of Hyundai EON Era Plus
Hyundai Motors India is the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the top most car exporter here. Its small car Eon won over millions of hearts in India. The compact and stylish design along with numerous comfort features, the car was a total winner. The petrol engine inside is very frugal and give out a very impressive performance. The first look at the Hyundai Eon Era Plus would engage you for long and as soon as you drive this, the style and comfort that you get while driving this one is very satisfying. The price is another high point of this car. Hyundai Eon Era Plus is available in the market at a reasonable price, which doesn’t keep things heavy on the pocket of consumer. On the inside, the company has tried its level best to bless the car with almost all basic comfort features. The car has air conditioning system with heater, power windows for the front, power steering wheel for comfortable ride and central locking system to enhance the safety section of the car.
Mileage and Fuel Economy
Hyundai India has taken care of the mileage and provided Hyundai Eon Era Plus with a very efficient and frugal 0.8 litre of petrol engine that is successful in churning out peak power and torque 55.2BHP and 74.5NM respectively. The five speed manual transmission coupled with the engine helps the car to deliver great mileage figures. On the high traffic city roads, the car delivers 17 kmpl of mileage, while on the highways; this mileage touches to 21kmpl, which is utterly impressive.
Hyundai Eon Era Plus is available in wide range of colors, which not only make the car look sophisticated, but also give it a bit of an edge. the color range here comprise of Maharajah Red, Sleek Silver, Mushroom, Dark Grey Metallic, Pristine Blue and Coral White.
Acceleration and Pick up
The performance delivered by Hyundai Eon Era Plus on road is very attractive and impressive. With the 0.8 litre of petrol engine under the hood, the car manages to give an impressive performance on road. The car has great acceleration and pickup. It goes up to a decent top speed of 135kmph and goes from 0-100kmph in 21.1 seconds. When you drive this one on road, the satisfaction and the inspiring experience takes the drive higher on the graph and makes it one of the strongest contenders in the country amongst the small cars available in the market today.
Hyundai Eon Era Plus is a good looking hatchback in the market today and is giving a tough competition to established small cars such as Maruti Alto, Tata Nano, Chevrolet Spark and Tata Indica e-Xeta. The body of the car is made from reinforced material, which is perfect and quite strong. The smart use of proportion has made Eon an attractive one here. The front of the car is very sporty and comes with hexagonal chrome tip radiator grille, which is now present in most of the Hyundai cars. The large headlights finished with chrome and the clamp type bonnet adds on luxury to the car appearance. The tight-fitted roof is another sporty feature of the car. The sweeping and smooth shoulder line is accompanied by the ORVMs and nicely shaped door handles in the side. The rear is sleek and stylish. The chic and neat tail lights are smart and the rear spoiler is quite athletic. On the whole, the looks of the car are stunner and sophisticated as expected from Hyundai Motors.
Hyundai Eon Era Plus comes with R12 wheels with the tubeless tyres of 145/80 R12 size.Hyundai Eon Era Plus interiors are inspired from Hyundai Verna Fluidic, which means that the journey in the car is guaranteed to be utterly comfortable and soothing. The car comes with exclusive dashboard design with a good storage space. The air conditioning system is strong and powerful and is positioned properly in order to give out cooling to the all the passengers. The vents are designed elegantly that blends in the overall interiors of the car. The power windows on the front here are smooth and the power steering wheel makes the handling of the car easy and gives the driver a soothing experience while driving it. However, the car doesn’t have CD player with radio and MP3, but you can always get it installed after the purchase. Also the car is missing power windows for the rear seat passengers, but the ample of luggage storage space and high-end seat upholstery cope-up for it.
Dimensionally, Hyundai Eon Era Plus is a well-proportioned car. The car stretched out to 3495mm, along with a width and height 1550mm and 1500mm respectively. With such dimension, the car retains it style and sophistication.
Under the bonnet, Hyundai Eon Era Plus is blessed with a 0.8 litre of petrol engine with a displacement of 814cc. the engine is quite dynamic and is capable of churning out peak power of 55.2BHP at the rate of 5500rpm along with peak torque of 74.5Nm at the rate of 4000rpm. This engine is coupled with a five speed manual transmission that enables the car to perform very well on the road. The dynamics of the engine are quite nice and manage to make it impressive and way better than other small cars, such as Tata Nano and Maruti Alto.
Hyundai Eon Era Plus comes with R12 wheels with the tubeless tyres of 145/80 R12 size.
Along with a robust petrol engine, the Hyundai Eon Era Plus is blessed with a very sophisticated and elegant suspensions system, which not only makes the ride and handling of the car easy, but also smoothens the ride to an extent. The front axle here comprise of McPherson Strut with Coil Spring & Antiroll Bar suspension while the rear axle has Torsion Beam Axle with Coil Spring type suspension. Along with this the car also has gas type shock absorbers.
Handling and Control
The ride and handling of Hyundai Eon Era Plus is top class. when you drive the car in heavy traffic, the smooth drive certainly impresses the drive. the ride is enhanced by the presence of sophisticated suspension system and superb power steering wheel. Both of them combined make the car’s ride and handling smooth and a perfect experience for the driver.
Stylish looks, perfect price, impressive ride and handling
Lack of many comfort features and safety features.