Hyundai Venue Facelift vs Its Rivals (Kia Sonet, Baleno, Nexon)

Hyundai Venue 2022 VS Rivals

Earlier this week, Hyundai unveiled the new face-lifted version of Venue with a starting price of Rs 7.53 Lakh. The Hyundai venue facelift 2022 is being offered in 6 different variants with both petrol and diesel engine options.

The new venue 2022 will be a strong rival to some of the best-performing models in the market. It includes the Kia Sonet, Tata Nexon and NEXA Baleno. In this article, we have compared the features of these 3 models with that of the 2022 Venue facelift.

Hyundai Venue facelift 2022 vs Kia Sonet, Tata Nexon, NEXA Baleno


hyundai venue images

Of the four models, Venue is of the same length as Sonet, a couple of millimetres longer than the Nexon and 5 mm longer than Baleno. Nexon beats all others in width while Venue Facelift stands third in height.

2022 Venue Facelift Kia Sonet Tata Nexon NEXA Baleno
Length 3995 mm 3,995 mm 3993 mm 3990 mm
Width 1770 mm 1790 mm 1811 mm 1745 mm
Height 1617 mm 1610 – 1642 mm 1606 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase 2500 mm 2500 mm 2498 mm 2520 mm
Boot Space 350 litres 392 litres 350 litres 318 litres
Seating Capacity 5 5 5 5
Fuel Tank Capacity 45 litres 45 litres 44 litres 37 litres

Exterior Features

2022 hyundai venue images

On the outside, Venue has received attractive design tweaks like the new dark chrome grille, LED projector headlamps with higher trims, redesigned front and rear bumpers and tail lamps in the rear.

Models 2022 Venue Facelift Kia Sonet Tata Nexon NEXA Baleno
Features LED projector headlamps & tail lamps in mid-upper trims

Dark Chrome Front Grille

Front & Rear Skid Plate

Roof rails

Turn indicators

Crown Jewel LED Headlamps

Heartbeat LED DRLs with Integrated Indicators

Tiger Nose Grille

Turbo Shaped Masculine Front Skid Plates

Floating type Roof Rails

Projector Headlamps with Tri-arrow DRLs

Tri-arrow Signature LED Tail Lamps

Electric Sunroof

Auto Headlamps

16-inch Diamond Alloy Wheels

Projector headlamps (LED with Zeta and Alpha)

Body-coloured ORVMs with Turn Indicator

Nexa Signature LED Tail Lamps

Back door spoiler

Body-coloured bumpers

Interior Features

The major updates have happened on the inside of the new venue 2022 with the dual-tone colour scheme in beige and black. It has also got other convenience and safety feature updates which we have discussed in detail further down this article.

hyundai venue 2022 interior

Models 2022 Venue Facelift Kia Sonet Tata Nexon NEXA Baleno
Features Two-tone black & beige interiors

Metal finish inside door handles

Front & rear door map pockets

Seatback pocket (passenger side)

Fabric/ Leather Seat upholstery

60:40 split rear seat

Ambient sounds of Nature

Black Interior

Leatherette Sports Seat

LED sound mood lights

Ventilated seats

Rear Bumper with Dual Muffler Design

Adjustable headrest

Rear seat centre armrest

Tri-arrow Theme Interiors

Flat-bottom Steering Wheel

Full Digital Instrument Cluster

Air Conditioner

Front Power Windows


Leather-wrapped steering wheel

60:40 split rear seat

Front Footwell lamp

Front centre sliding armrest

Rear seat adjustable headrest

Rear parcel shelf

Front seat adjustable headrest

Infotainment Features

Features 2022 Venue Facelift Kia Sonet Tata Nexon NEXA Baleno
Touchscreen 8-inch 8-inch 7-inch 7-inch
Android Auto & Apple Carplay Yes in SX & SX(O) Yes Yes Yes
Speakers Front & Rear 4 4-8 4
Steering wheel with audio & Bluetooth controls Yes Yes Yes Yes

Comfort & Convenience Features

Hyundai venue 2022

Models 2022 Venue Facelift Kia Sonet Tata Nexon NEXA Baleno
Features Front & Rear Power windows

Air conditioning

Motor-driven power steering

Rear AC vents

Tilt Steering

Electrically adjustable ORVMs

Cruise Control

Front centre armrest with storage

Rear centre armrest with cup holder

Front USB charger

Front power outlet

Rear USB charger

Paddle shifters

Auto Headlamps

Central Locking

Smart Key with Push Button Start

Remote Engine Start

Central Locking

Rear AC vents

Rear Wiper and Washer

Rear Defogger

Rear centre armrest

Auto Anti-glare rear view mirror

Smartphone Wireless Charger

Electric Power steering

Fully Automatic Air Conditioner

Full Digital Instrument Cluster

Multi-drive Modes: ECO / CITY / SPORT

Rear Seat Cushion 100% Flip & Flat Fold

Front Power Windows

Remote Central Locking

Auto-fold ORVMs with Electric Adjustment

Rain Sensing Wipers

Cooled Glove Box

Rear AC vents

Fast USB Charger

Fully Automatic Climate Control

Rear Defogger


Auto-dimming IRVM

Auto folding ORVMs

Vanity lamp

Suzuki Connect

Rear AC vents

Rear fast-charging USB (Both A&C type)

Push start/stop

Electrically foldable & adjustable ORVMs

All power windows

Driver side power window auto up/down with pinch guard

Central locking & keyless entry

Auto Climate Control

Rear Defogger

Power Steering


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Safety Features

Models 2022 Venue Facelift Kia Sonet Tata Nexon NEXA Baleno

ABS with EBD

Electronic Stability Control

Vehicle Stability Management

Hill Assist Control

Parking Sensors

Rear parking assist

Tyre pressure monitoring system

Impact sensing auto door unlock

Speed-sensing auto door lock

Keyless entry

Seatbelt reminder

High-speed alert

Seatbelt pretensioners



Burglar Alarm

6 Airbags

ABS with EBD

Electronic Stability Control

Vehicle Stability Management

Brake Assist

Front & Rear Parking Sensors

ISOFIX Child Anchor

Impact Sensing Door Unlock

Speed Sensing Door Lock

Keyless Entry

Hill Assist Control

Traction Control (6AT/ 7DCT)


Driver & Co-driver Airbags

ABS with EBD

Electric Stability Program

Electric Traction Control

Roll-over Mitigation

Hydraulic Brake Assist

Hill-hold Control

Electric Brake Pre-fill

Brake Disc Wiping

ISOFIX Anchorage Points for Child seat


360 View Camera

ESP with Hill Hold

Side and Curtain Airbags

Rear View Camera

Reverse Parking Sensors

High Speed Alert System

Seat belt reminder

ABS with EBD

Brake assist

Driver and Co-driver Airbags

Seat belt Pretensioner

ISOFIX anchorages

Stolen Vehicle Notification and Tracking



Engines & Transmission

The new venue 2022 gets 3 engine choices that generate maximum power up to 88.3 PS and torque up to 240 Nm. Both manual and automatic transmission choices are offered. We have compared the powertrains of all 4 models in the table below.

Specifications 2022 Venue Facelift Kia Sonet Tata Nexon NEXA Baleno
Engine Type 1.2L Kappa

1.0L Kappa Turbo GDi

1.5 U2 CRDi

Smartstream G1.2

G1.0 T- GDi



1.2L Turbocharged Revotron Engine

1.5L Turbocharged Revotorq Engine

1.2L Petrol Engine
Max Power 88.3 PS 120 PS 120 PS 66 PS
Max Torque 240 Nm 250 Nm 260 Nm 113 Nm
Transmissions 5-speed/ 6-speed manual


7-speed DCT

5 MT

6 iMT/ 7 DCT

6 MT

6 AT

6-speed manual

6-speed AMT

5-speed manual

5-speed AMT

Variants Offered

Here is a list of all variants offered with the Hyundai venue facelift 2022, Kia Sonet, Tata Nexon and Maruti Baleno models.

2022 Venue Facelift Kia Sonet Tata Nexon NEXA Baleno
Venue E

Venue S

Venue S+

Venue S(O)

Venue SX

Venue SX(O)

Sonet HTE

Sonet HTK

Sonet HTK+

Sonet HTX

Sonet HTX+

Sonet GTX+







XM (S)


XZ+ (HS)


XZ+ (O)

XZA+ (O)

XZ+ (P)

XZA+ (P)

Sigma MT

Delta MT/AMT


Alpha MT/AMT

Price Comparison

Venue Variants Ex-showroom price Sonet Variants Ex-showroom price Tata Nexon Variants Ex-showroom price NEXA Baleno Variants Ex-showroom price
Venue E 7.53 Lakh Sonet HTE 7.15 Lakh XE

XM Petrol


XM Diesel


7.55 Lakh

8.55 Lakh

9.65 Lakh

9.85 Lakh

9.20 Lakh

Sigma MT


6.49 Lakh
Venue S 8.70 Lakh Sonet HTK 8.15 Lakh

8.89 Lakh



10.25 Lakh – 10.55 Lakh

10.40 Lakh – 11.55 Lakh

Delta MT 7.33 Lakh
Venue S+ 9.99 Lakh Sonet HTK Plus 9.05 Lakh – 10.35 Lakh XM (S)


9.15 Lakh – 10.35 Lakh

9.80 Lakh – 11.00 Lakh

Delta AMT


7.83 Lakh
Venue S(O) 9.5 Lakh

9.99 Lakh

Sonet HTX 10.79 Lakh – 11.99 Lakh XZ+ (HS)


11 Lakh – 12.60 Lakh

11.65 Lakh – 13.12 Lakh

Zeta MT 8.26 Lakh
Venue SX 10.69 Lakh

11.42 Lakh

Sonet HTX Plus 12.09 Lakh – 12.49 Lakh XZ+ (O)

XZA+ (O)

11.25 Lakh – 12.85 Lakh

11.90 – 13.50 Lakh

Zeta AMT 8.6 Lakh
Venue SX (O) 11.92 Lakh

12.57 Lakh

12.32 Lakh

Sonet GTX Plus 12.45 Lakh – 13.69 Lakh XZ+ (P)

XZA+ (P)

11.75 Lakh – 13.25 Lakh

12.40 Lakh – 13.90 Lakh

Alpha MT

Alpha AMT

9.21 Lakh

9.71 Lakh


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