Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Hyundai Venue Launched, Price Starts At Rs 6.50 lakh

Hyundai Venue Launched, Price Starts At Rs 6.50 lakh

The Venue is Hyundai’s shot at the sub-4 metre space which comprises of cars like the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Ford EcoSport, Mahindra XUV300 and Tata Nexon

  • Venue available with two petrol and one diesel engine.

  • Dual-clutch transmission on offer with 1.0-litre turbo-petrol engine.

  • It comes with an eSIM that allows internet connectivity.

  • Gets wireless charging and electric sunroof as creature comforts.

Much has been said about the Hyundai Venue in the past couple of months, with the Korean carmaker having revealed all there is to the SUV except for its price and a few details. Now though, we have those too. The sub-4 metre SUV has been launched in India, priced between Rs 6.50 lakh to Rs 11.10 lakh (ex-showroom India) and will be available in 5 variants.

Talking about its design and dimensions, the Venue measures 3995mm in length, is 1770mm wide and 1605mm tall. As far as its exterior design is concerned, the Venue gets Hyundai’s signature cascading chrome front grille and, like many other modern SUVs, headlamps on the front bumper and DRLs on top. From the rear, the Venue looks sophisticated and even a tad European.

Underneath the bonnet, Hyundai is offering a choice of three engines: two petrol and one diesel. You will be familiar with the 1.2-litre petrol (83PS/115Nm) and 1.4-litre diesel (90PS/174Nm) engines which are also present in the Elite i20. They can be had with a 5-speed MT and a 6-speed MT respectively. The other petrol engine is a completely new offering for the Indian market: a 1.0-litre turbocharged unit that makes 120PS/220Nm. It can be had with a 6-speed MT or a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission.

The Venue is available in 5 variants. Here’s a list of the variant-wise powertrain options on offer on the Venue:

The Venue is the first connected car in India, which means it has its own internet connection and can communicate with other compatible devices. It will come equipped with an eSIM that allows owners to remotely start the car, operate the sunroof, track its location and enable geo-fencing. Other significant features include an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, automatic climate control, wireless charging and electric sunroof.

On the safety front, the Venue gets a maximum of six airbags. Active safety features present onboard the Venue are ABS with EBD, ESC (electronic stability control), VSM (vehicle stability management) and Hill Assist control.

The Venue will go up in the Indian market against the likes of the Maruti Vitara Brezza, Mahindra XUV300, Tata Nexon, Ford EcoSport and TUV300.

Hyundai Venue: Live Feeds

Hyundai Venue Launched

Hyundai has launched the Venue in India, priced between Rs 6.50 lakh and Rs 11.10 lakh (ex-showroom India).

Venue Launch Soon

We are at the launch venue of Hyundai's sub-4 metre SUV, Venue. The prices will be revealed soon.

Venue's Fuel Efficiency Figures

Hyundai has revealed the fuel efficiency figures for the Venue. The 1.2-litre petrol engine is rated to deliver 17.52kmpl, while the 1.4-litre diesel engine can return 23.7kmpl. The turbocharged 1.0-litre petrol engine can deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 18.27kmpl with the 6-speed MT and 18.15kmpl with the 7-speed DCT.

Venue Gets Connected Tech

Hyundai is offering the Venue with an eSIM that will enable internet connectivity. This will allow a user to remotely start the car, locate it, operate the AC and sunroof and more. Emergency services will also be immediately notified in case of a crash.

Engine Options On Offer

The Venue will be offered with a choice of two petrol and a diesel engine underneath the bonnet. The party piece is the dual-clutch transmission which will be offered with the 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine.