Hyundai Motors India, today launched the Hyundai Venue Compact SUV. The vehicle was codenamed “Qxi” during its development stages. The SUV is priced at INR 6.50 Lakhs for the base 1.2 Litre petrol variant (E) and it goes all the way up to INR 11.10 lakhs for the top of the line 1.0 Litre DCT variant (SX+). The compact SUV comes in entry-level (E and S) as well as top-specs (S, SX, SX(0) and SX+) variants. The price also includes the subscription cost for BlueLink features for 3 years.
First in Segment Features
The Hyundai Venue offers a host of first in segment features such as Wireless Phone Charger, Air Purifier, Wheel Air Curtains, and Arkamys Sound. It also has best in segment features such as 7 Speed DCT, Projector Fog Lamps, 20.32 cm touchscreen AVNT, 3 years / unlimited kms warranty and 3 years Road Side Assistance.
BlueLink Connectivity Features
Hyundai Venue offers 33 connectivity features spread across 7 categories. 10 of these 33 features will be India Specific. The Voice recognition feature will pick up the Indian Accent of English and will get better with use. Some of its features are Remote start and remote Door/AC/Horn/Light control and Real-time traffic information. Others include the ability to send POI to the car, Vehicle theft notification, share my car.
Venue: Dimensions, Engine, and Transmission
The Venue measures 3995mm X 1770mm X 1605mm and has a wheelbase of 2500mm. It comes with exciting engine options such as a 1.0 Litre petrol engine, which is enthusiast friendly and delivers about 120 PS at 6000 RPM. The engine is paired to a 6-Speed MT or a 7-Speed DCT. The other petrol engine is a 1.2 Litre motor, good for a healthy 83 PS @ 6000 rpm married to a 5-Speed MT. The Venue gets a 1.4 Litre unit, good enough for 90 PS @ 4000 rpm, married to a 6-Speed MT.
The all-important “kitna dethi hain”? figures stand as follows, certified by ARAI
- 1.0L Kappa Petrol – 18.27 kmpl (6 Speed MT)
- 1.0L Kappa Petrol – 18.17 kmpl (7 Speed DCT)
- 1.2L Petrol – 17.52 kmpl (5 Speed MT)
- 1.4L Diesel – 23.70 kmpl (6 Speed MT)
Here is the variant wise introductory pricing for the Venue
|1.2 Litre Kappa Petrol||5 Speed MT||INR 6,50,000||INR 7,20,000||-||-|
|1.0 Litre Turbo Petrol||6 Speed MT||-||INR 8,21,000||INR 9,54,000||INR 10,60,000|
|1.0 Litre Turbo Petrol||7 Speed DCT||-||INR 9,35,000||-||INR 11,10,500 (SX+)|
|1.4 Litre Diesel||6 Speed MT||INR 7,75,000||INR 8,45,000||INR 9,78,000||INR 10,84,000|
The SUV is available in 7 attractive shades: Lava orange, Polar white, Fiery red, Deep forest, Denim blue, Stardust, and Typhoon silver. Additionally, the company has also revealed three dual-tone variants: Denim Blue/ Polar White roof, Polar White/ Phantom Black roof, and, Lava Orange/ Phantom Black Roof.
The Safety pack includes 6 airbags, ESC with Vehicle Stability Management, Cornering fog lamps, Hill assist control and Brake assist system. Standard safety pack includes dual airbags with ABS and EBD, front and rear parking sensor, seatbelt reminder, ISOFIX child seat anchor. Speed sensing door lock and Crash sensing door unlock are also standard.