2019 Hyundai Venue Review, Specifications and Price in India
There has never been a segment as jam-packed as the compact SUV one. No surprises to see that the Hyundai Venue has finally launched its first compact sub-4 metre SUV in India.
The Korean automakers have in mind the young and the venturesome people who love exploiting newer terrains, hence the name Hyundai Venue.
People were eagerly waiting for this baby SUV, ever since it was unveiled in the country on 17th April. Those waiting along with us were blown away by the aggressive pricing by Hyundai for its latest offering.
Hyundai Venue comes with a very modern and a voguish design along with numerous top-notch features.
Here we come with a detailed review of the compact SUV.
The flamboyant looking SUV looks like a younger sibling of Hyundai Creta with its big waterfall front grill, sleek indicators and a muscular design.
Hyundai Venue features split headlamps, LED DRLs as well as a silver coloured skid plate at the bottom which further adds to its flamboyance.
Hyundai Venue comes with seven monotone colour options namely Star Dust, Fiery Red, Polar White, Denim Blue, Typhoon Silver, Deep Forest and Lava Orange.
The SUV comes with 16-inch diamond cut alloy wheels which looks sharp and enhances the side stance of the Venue. As it comes in the category of 4 metre SUV, there is hardly any difference in the overall measurements when compared with its rivals.
The Compact SUV measures 3,995 mm in length, 1,770 mm in width and the Venue stands at 1,590 mm in height.
Talking about the rear side the new Venue comes with segment first lenticular LED tail lamps which give the SUV a very sophisticated look.
The interiors of the Venue are quite modern and ergonomically placed. The precise use of plastic and metal in the dashboard gives the car a premium look.
The dashboard is equipped with an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android and Apple integration.
Hyundai Venue comes with Blue Link Connectivity which is preloaded with the SUV’s infotainment system and provides with around 33 services ranging from security, safety and various vehicle alerts.
Other additional features brimming the SUV are sunroof, wireless phone charging, Arkamys sound, cornering lamps and rear ac vents.
The legroom on the rear side is quite ordinary, but having said that there isn’t a lot of difference when compared with its rivals.
On the safety front, the compact SUV is equipped with features like six airbags, ABS and brake assist, cruise control, hill start assist and speed sensing door locks.
Engine and Performance:
Hyundai Venue comes with three engine options to choose from. The 1.2-litre petrol engine produces 83 PS of power and 115 Nm of torque and is meshed with a 5-speed manual gearbox.
The 1.4-litre diesel variant churns out 90 PS of power and 220 Nm of peak torque and is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox.
The Hyundai Venue also comes with a third engine variant the 1-litre, 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine. The 1-litre engine produces 120 PS of power and a peak torque of 172 Nm and is available with a choice of 6-speed manual transmission or 7-speed dual clutch automatic transmission.
This newest engine is high on tech, which features a twin stage oil pump and smart waste-gate management for the turbo, thus improving the overall throttle response and reduces energy losses, thus the overall efficiency.
The ride quality is well sorted and the acceleration is surprisingly fast and overall provides you with a brisk riding experience.
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Hyundai is usually known to tick all the boxes with their newest launches and the Venue is no different.
Hyundai Venue is a well designed and a modern compact SUV which will definitely give its rivals a run for the money sheerly, provided the fact that it is so aggressively priced.
The compact SUV is priced, starting at Rs 6.50 lakh for the base 1.2-litre petrol-manual variant and top-variant priced at Rs 11.10 lakh for the 1.0-litre, turbo-petrol automatic.
There are no two ways about the fact that Hyundai has upped the ante with the introduction of its latest offering and should be an exciting battle to gain prominence in the fast-blooming compact SUV segment.