Hyundai Venue Compact SUV: 5 Facts Worth Looking At

Think of the Hyundai Venue as a budget-friendly pocket-sized SUV. The Venue is attractive and comes packed with features that will amaze you for the price tag it comes with. Realistically, expecting a typical SUV with loads of cabin space and cargo is not how it would work with the Venue. It’s essentially a compact SUV with decent space and luxury features at a price your wallet will thank you for. Listed here are 5 convincing factors that shoppers need to look at before making an informed purchase.

Baby SUV with Great Power

Hyundai Venue is offered in 3 engine types

Hyundai Venue is offered in diesel, petrol, and turbo-petrol options. A new 1.0-litre, three-cylinder turbocharged engine powers the turbo-petrol variant. It effectively churns out 120bhp of maximum power and 171.6Nm of maximum torque. The standard petrol engine is a 1.2-litre engine that can yield 83bhp of power and 114Nm of torque. The Diesel variant gets a 1.4-litre oil burner which produces 90bhp of power and 219Nm of torque.

The 1.0-litre turbo petrol is clubbed with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. The petrol engine gets a five-speed manual transmission and the diesel gets a six-speed manual transmission.

The mileage list is specified below.

Engine Type Mileage (Claimed)
New Turbo Petrol 18.27 km/l
1.2 VTVT Petrol 17.52 km/l
Diesel 18.15 km/l


Quirky Design that Screams Posh

Hyundai Venue Front Grille

The Venue compact SUV offers the perfect amalgamation of the classic and innovative. On one hand, it retains features from the classic Hyundai models like the huge front grille, sleek indicators, and a muscular stance. The new grille however resonates with the original stepped grille with a twist. That twist is the automatic projector headlamps with cornering abilities and also the new projector fog lamps. On the other hand, innovations like the new LED DRLs and silver skid plates at the bottom give the vehicle the IT feel.

Dual-tone color scheme, chrome door handles on the side, and LED Taillamps that shine like crystals, on the rear enhance and give it a posh look. The 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels give a sporty and rugged stance to the car. These features together give the Venue the luxury car look.

Stunning Cabin Braced with OE Telematics

Hyundai Venue Cabin Image

The compact SUV is equipped with the latest, best-in-class technology called OE Telematics that will be working via remote control. The Venue is braced with Internet Connectivity which is the first in the segment. Features like the wireless charging facility, automatic cruise control, and day/night automatic IRVMs are provided for the added tech comfort. An electric sunroof makes everything better with the clean crisp air and ample sunlight it brings in.

Hyundai Venue Dual-Tone Color Scheme

The cabin is beautifully adorned with a dual-tone color scheme and leather-fabric upholstery. The five-seat configured cabin is jam-packed with stunning features like the 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, air purifier, controls mounted on the steering, supervision cluster, and the best Arkamys sound system with 4 speakers and 2 tweeters for a seamless driving experience. To keep up with the sporty stance, the steering wheel and the gear knob are leather-wrapped. Comfort comes first and Venue gets that. 60:40 split seats for the extra space, rear AC vents, adjustable front, and rear seat headrests, and rear seat armrest cup holder just make everything better.

Notched-up Braking and Safety

Safety is amped up for the Venue with amenities like dual airbags, ABS with EBD, seat belt pretensioners, high-speed alert, reverse parking sensors, impact and speed sensing auto door lock. For the top trim, the facilities are extensible to six airbags, ESC, Vehicle Stability System, and Hill Assist Control. It also gets SOS push-button on the IRVM and a distress alarm button as well. Coming to the brakes, Venue offers disc brakes in the front and rear drum brakes that ensure additional safety.

Variants, Price Tags, and Rivals

Hyundai Venue Color Options

The subcompact SUV is offered in five variants – E, S, SX, SX Dual Tone, and SX (O). These variants are offered with a wide color palette consisting of 8 colors: Fiery Red, Polar White, Typhoon Silver, Polar White, Phantom Black Roof, Denim Blue, Deep Forest, Titan Grey, Titan Grey, and Phantom Black Roof.

The Venue is tagged in the price bracket of Rs 6.92 – 11.78 lakh (ex-showroom).

The compact SUV locks horns with the likes of Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Ford Ecosport, Mahindra XUV 300, Kia Sonet, Renault Kiger and Tata Nexon in the Indian auto market.

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