Difference between Hyundai Eon and Hyundai i10

Key Difference: The Hyundai Eon is an entry level car by Hyundai. Whereas, the Hyundai i10 is a hatchback car that is considered superior to the Hyundai Eon.

The Hyundai Eon is a hatchback entry level car by Hyundai. It was released in the market to compete small cars like Maruti Suzuki Alto and Suzuki Celerio. It was first launched in India on October 1, 2011. Later, it was launched in March and June 2012 in Philippines and Vietnam. It has recorded a good number of sales for the company. By 2014, the Hyundai Eon will be available in a new body design with facelifts and will also have 1.0 litre petrol/gasoline engine adopted from the Hyundai Santro Xing. The company claims a mileage of 26.3 kmpl; however as per ARAI ratings it delivers a mileage of 21.1 kmpl. The production of Eon is carried out at the Chennai plant in India. It has five variants in the Indian market and two in the Philippines.

On the other hand, the Hyundai i10 is a car that has been designed as a city-utility vehicle. The idea was to design a car that can provide comfort, space, safety and good fuel efficiency. Hyundai launched it in 2007 and it has created a great dominance in many markets. It is also termed as a city car by many sources. The Hyundai i10 is a hatchback car and was launched to compete with car like Maruti Suzuki Swift in India. It has many features such as rear defogger, rear wiper, audio system with CD and USB playback, Bluetooth, electric power windows, etc. There are five variants available in India: D lite, Era, Magna, Sportz and Asta. In Europe, there is a 1.1 litre CRDi diesel engine available for i10 customers. By early 2014, the second generation of the Hyundai i10 is expected to be launched.

Comparison between Hyundai Eon and Hyundai i10:

 

Hyundai Eon Sportz

Hyundai i10 Asta

Engine Displacement (CC)

814

1197

No. Of Cylinders

3

4

Max Power (PS)

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80PS @6000rpm

Max Torque (NM)

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111Nm @4000rpm

Transmission

Manual

Manual and Automatic

No of gears (Gears)

5

Manual: 5

Automatic: 4

Fuel Type

Petrol

Petrol

Fuel Tank Capacity (litre)

32

35

Turning Radius (metre)

5

4.7

Ground Clearance

170mm

165 mm

Boot Space (litre)

215

225

Length (mm)

3,495

3,585

Width (mm)

1,550

1,595

Height (mm)

1,500

1,550

Wheelbase (mm)

2,380

2,380

Front Suspension

McPherson strut with coil spring & anti-roll bar

McPherson strut with coil spring & anti-roll bar

Rear Suspension

Torsion beam axle with coil spring

Torsion beam axle with coil spring

Front Brake Type

Disc

Disc

Rear Brake Type

Drum

Drum

Front Tyres

Tubeless, 155/70 R13"

Tubeless, 155/80 R13"

Rear Tyres

Tubeless, 155/70 R13"

Tubeless, 155/80 R13"

0-60 (seconds)

7.09

5.88

0-100 (seconds)

18.62

14.12

Top Speed (KPH)

138

155

Seating Capacity (Person)

5

5

ABS(Anti-Lock Braking System)

No

Yes

EBD (Electronic Brake-forceDistribution)

No

No

Electronic Stability Program

No

No

Brake Assist

No

No

Traction Control System

No

No

Airbags

1 (Driver Only)

2 (Driver & Co-Driver)

Steering Type

Power Steering with tilt ability

EPS (Electronic Power Steering) with Tilt feature

Cruise Control

No

No

Note: Comparison is made between the top models and may vary among different markets.

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