Hyundai Venue is Hyundai’s first ever subcompact SUV. The Hyundai Venue has arrived with much fanfare. Like Hyundai’s old model that is i20, the Hyundai Venue too will be launched in India ahead of the rest of the world. The car also had its global debut simultaneously at the New York Auto Show and in India just last week. The part you will be glad to know is that Hyundai is setting this up as India’s first connected car.
The Venue comes with a pre-installed eSim that allows it to access data services in order to offer a host of functions and features on board. Hyundai Venue also has flexible seating and cargo options, despite its small size. Transmission choices will include the 7-Speed DCT with the 1.0 T-GDI, a 5-Speed manual with the second petrol and the 6-Speed manual with the diesel.
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Hyundai has launched the Venue subcompact SUV in India and Hyundai venue price prices start at Rs. 6.50 lakh. The car will be available in 4 variants – E, S, SX and SX(O) and is the company’s first car in this very trending subcompact SUV segment.
Hyundai venue variants price are different. The Hyundai Venue is inspired heavily from the automaker’s bigger offerings in terms of design including the Santa Fe and the Palisade. The massive cascading grille takes prominence up front with the chrome mesh grille, while the split headlamps look in place and come with projector lens on the top variants.
The SUV gets accentuated wheel arches that not only make the offering look wider but give it a rugged appearance as well, while the rear sports boxy LED taillights that look smart. The SUV also comes with projector fog lamps. In terms of dimensions, the new Venue measures 3995 mm in length, 1770 mm on width, and 1590 mm in height.
The wheelbase measures at 2500 mm. Hyundai says the car is built using 69 per cent Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS) and High Strength Steel (HSS), which have contributed to achieving dynamic stiffness and improved structural rigidity.
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The Venue also gets a host of segment first features including wireless charging, air purifier, HD Display screen, eco-coating, Arkamys Sound, wheel air curtains and more. In fact, the SUV comes with Hyundai’s Blue Link connectivity tech that makes the Venue India’s first connected SUV and adds 33 new features, 10 of which are India specific.
The company has tied up with service provider Vodafone-Idea for the new system and brings features like auto crash notification, panic notification, SOS/Emergency Assistance, stolen vehicle tracking with immobilisation (only on the 1.0-litre version) and more. There are features like remote engine start/stop, remote climate control, voice recognition, vehicle relationship management among other tech.
The Hyundai Venue also have the best features for the users such as electric sunroof, cruise control, rear AC vents, cornering lamps and a cooled glovebox. The SUV also gets an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility.
The Hyundai Venue mileage is 17.52 to 23.7 kmpl. The Manual Diesel variant has a mileage of 23.7 kmpl. The Manual Petrol variant has a mileage of 18.27 kmpl. The Automatic Petrol variant has a mileage of 18.15 kmpl.