Difference between Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 and Hyundai Eon

Key Difference: The Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 and Hyundai Eon, both are small cars meant to be driven in the city. However, Eon has more features and considerably good looks as an entry level car of Hyundai.

The Alto was first introduced in 1979 and since then, there has been many changes in its versions, variants and models. It is marketed with different body styles and names in various markets. The Alto is India’s best selling car because of its low cost, low maintenance and fuel efficiency. Maruti launched a new version of the Alto 800 in India in 2012 with new body and features. The Alto 800 is very fuel efficient and has made a monopoly in the entry level car segment. There are multiple variants avilable in the Indian markets, as well as other markets in the world, including those that run on petrol and CNG.

On the other hand, the Hyundai Eon is a hatchback entry level car by Hyundai. It was released to break the monopoly of Maruti in the entry level segment. Cars like Maruti Suzuki Alto and Suzuki Celerio were the main competitors. The launch of the Eon was warmly welcomed by the people. It was first launched in India on October 1, 2011. Later, it was launched in March and June 2012 in Philippines and Vietnam, respectively. Hyundai is planning to introduce a new model of Eon by 2014 with facelifts and a 1.0 litre engine from the Santro Xing.

Comparison between Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 and Hyundai Eon:

 

Maruti Suzuki Alto 800

Hyundai Eon Sportz

Engine Displacement (CC)

796

814

No. Of Cylinders

3

3

Max Power (PS)

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[email protected]

Max Torque (NM)

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[email protected]

Transmission

Manual

Manual

No of gears (Gears)

5

5

Fuel Type

Petrol

Petrol

Fuel Tank Capacity (litre)

35

32

Turning Radius (metre)

4.6

5

Ground Clearance

160 mm

170mm

Boot Space (litre)

177

215

Length (mm)

3,395

3,495

Width (mm)

1,490

1,550

Height (mm)

1,475

1,500

Wheelbase (mm)

2,360

2,380

Front Suspension

Gas Filled Mc Pherson Strut Torsion Roll Control Device

McPherson strut with coil spring and anti-roll bar

Rear Suspension

Coil Spring, Gas filled Shock Absorbers with Three Link Rigid Axle and Isolated Trailing Arm

Torsion beam axle with coil spring

Front Brake Type

Disc

Disc

Rear Brake Type

Drum

Drum

Front Tyres

Tubeless, 145/80 R12"

Tubeless, 155/70 R13"

Rear Tyres

Tubeless, 145/80 R12"

Tubeless, 155/70 R13"

0-60 (seconds)

N/A

7.09

0-100 (seconds)

N/A

18.62

Top Speed (KPH)

N/A

138

Seating Capacity (Person)

5

5

ABS(Anti-Lock Braking System)

No

No

EBD (Electronic Brake-forceDistribution)

No

No

Electronic Stability Program

No

No

Brake Assist

No

No

Traction Control System

No

No

Airbags

1 (Driver Only)

1 (Driver Only)

Steering Type

Power Steering

Power Steering with tilt ability

Cruise Control

No

No

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

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Please any one tell me new Hyundai Eon Launch date....plz help me which is better car millege & style hyundai Eon or maruti alto 800.

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