Hyundai Grand I10 Nios Vs Hyundai Venue - Design, Specifications And Prices Comparison

by Mohammed Burman | 12/09/2019
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Read on to discover the similarities and differences between Hyundai Grand i10 Nios vs Hyundai Venue as regards their design, specifications and prices.

With a view to attaining a larger market share in India, Hyundai has recently penetrated into numerous segments in India including hatchback and compact SUV with the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios and the Hyundai Venue, respectively. The long-awaited Hyundai Grand i10 Nios has finally been launched in India, after two previous generations, with a wide range of aesthetic alterations to both the exterior and the interior as well as the addition of an automatic unit to the transmission options.

On the other hand, advertised as India’s first-ever “Internet-on-the-go” compact SUV in India, the Hyundai Venue has helped the Indian second largest auto manufacturer attain more market share in this teeming segment. Having a very reasonable price with a wide range of cutting-edge features, the Hyundai Venue has become a formidable competitor against other popular SUVs in India. Let’s come to the detailed Hyundai Grand i10 Nios vs Hyundai Venue comparison to see which one can bring the South Korean automaker more success in the Indian auto market.

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Hyundai Grand i10 Nios vs Hyundai Venue - Design

Exterior

The Hyundai Grand i10 Nios has gone through major updates in its exterior design with a lot of unique features, which helps it feature a sportier and a stylish appearance. In the meanwhile, the Hyundai Venue has a contemporary exterior design which gets the inspiration from the Hyundai Kona in the front, the Hyundai Creta on the side profile and the Hyundai Grand i10 in the rear, which lends it an upright and squarish stance.

Front

The Hyundai Grand i10 Nios features a wide signature cascading grille in the central stage of the front, which is flanked by the distinctive boomerang-shaped DRLs. Furthermore, the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios is also equipped with a kit of sweptback projector headlamps with follow-me-home function and projector headlights in the front.

In the meanwhile, the Hyundai Venue also sports a wide cascading chrome-lined grille, LED rectangular split headlights with LED DRLs and polishing turn indicators. An elegantly sculpted bonnet contributes to its aggressiveness.

hyundai grand i10 nios vs venue front

The two vehicles' front come with both similarities and differences.

Side profile

On the side profile, the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios comes with 15-inch dual-tone diamond cut alloy wheels, roof rails, shark fin antenna, rising beltlines as well as curvier and sportier creases on the roof and hood.

On the other hand, the Hyundai Venue runs on a set of fashionable 16-inch diamond cut alloy wheels, which are wider than those on the Grand i10 Nios by one inch. It features roof rails, prominent wheel arches and robust shoulder line, making it more in line with SUV character. Moreover, the Venue also comes with body cladding extending from the front bumper to the rear, which gives the SUV an aggressive appearance.

hyundai grand i10 nios vs venue side profile

The wheels of the Hyundai Venue are larger than those of the Grand i10 Nios by one inch.

Rear

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios come with wraparound tail lamps along with thicker and heavier bumper.  Meanwhile, two polishing squarish taillights, through which a bold character line flows through, dual treatments on the bumper and outstanding plastic inserts are some of the highlights in the rear end of the Hyundai Venue.

hyundai grand i10 nios vs venue rear

The rear of the two vehicles come with their own features.

Since the exterior design is a matter of personal preference, we would not give any recommendation on this aspect. Think carefully to see which one suits your preference more so that you can make a wise decision. While design is subjective to personal tastes, we feel that the Venue wins this round of our Hyundai Grand i10 Nios vs Hyundai Venue comparison. 

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Interior

Seating layout

The Hyundai Grand i10 Nios has undergone a considerable improvement over the previous model by offering a greater length and width figure, which means that the hatchback has a larger rear seat space. This can ensure the rear passengers a pleasant journey. The vehicle also comes with slimmer seats, which creates a feeling of a more spacious cabin. Adjustable headrest is also available for the seats, which is of great use for tall passengers.

2019 hyundai grand i10 nios interior seat layout

The Grand i10 Nios has experienced a major breakthrough over the previous model in terms of the seating layout.

For the Hyundai Venue, one of the most outstanding features must be the black leather upholstery with white contrasting stripes along the edges and a nice contoured design. The SUV also comes with height-adjustable driver’s seat and adjustable headrests for all the passengers, apart from those who sit in the middle position of the rear seat. To compensate for that, the rear seat is a 60:40 split unit, which can ensure a comfortable travelling experience for all the passengers.

2019 hyundai venue interior rear seat

The Hyundai Venue can also ensure all the passengers a comfortable journey.

Interior features

Hyundai cars are famous for being very well-equipped, which has become one of their unique selling points. The Hyundai Grand i10 Nios and Hyundai Venue are not exceptions, but there are still some differences in their interior features.

Both of the two Hyundai cars come with a wide 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system which supports Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and BlueLink system connectivity with the last one first appearing in the Hyundai Venue. Their BlueLink system is a segment-first feature in both the hatchback and SUV segment. Other similar features between the two vehicles include wireless charger, cooled glovebox and rear air conditioner vents. The Hyundai Venue seems to surpass its sibling with some more features like air purifier, remote automatic climate control and smart electric sunroof. Both of the two vehicles offer the passengers numerous storage spaces which are of great use if the occupants have some personal things to store such as bottles and mobile phones, etc.

hyundai grand i10 nios vs venue interior dashboard

While both of the two vehicles offer a wide range of top-noctch features, the Venue somewhat surpasses its sibling.

Safety features

Both of the vehicles are packed with dual airbags, ABS with EBD, high-speed reminder, seatbelt alert and rear parking sensors provided as standard features across all variants. All of these features can ensure both the driver and the passengers a safe journey. For the Hyundai Venue, its safety is further reinforced, thanks to the safety equipment under the safety segment of the Blue Link system. 

In this comparison, it is hard to come up with any conclusion on which one deserves the winning position. Both targeted as the flagship vehicles of the South Korean automaker, the two vehicles are well-equipped with a wide range of top-notch features. Nevertheless, if a decision still needs to be made, we would give the Venue a thumb up since it is equipped with a wider range of interior features in comparison with its sibling.

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Hyundai Grand i10 Nios vs Hyundai Venue - Specifications

Dimensions

Dimensions

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios 

 Hyundai Venue

 Differences

 Length

 3,805 mm

 3,995 mm

 - 190 mm

 Width

 1,680 mm

 1,770 mm

 - 90 mm

 Height

 1,520 mm

 1,605 mm

 - 85 mm

 Wheelbase

 2,450 mm

 2,500 mm

 - 50 mm

Since the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios is a hatchback and the Hyundai Venue is an SUV, the former is dwarfed by the latter in all the dimensions. While the greatest difference happens length to the with the Venue surpassing the Nios by 190mm, the smallest distinction occurs to the wheelbase with the Venue exceeding the Nios by 50 mm.

Performance

Both of the two vehicles receive their power from gasoline and oil burners; however, the motor options of the Hyundai Venue are more various than the Grand i10 Nios with two petrol and one diesel units in the former compared to one petrol and one diesel unit in the latter.

Petrol motor

 Figures

 Hyundai Grand i10 Nios

 Hyundai Venue

 Engine Type

 1.2-litre naturally aspirated

 1.2-litre

1.0-litre 3-cylinder turbo

 Power

 83 PS

 83 PS

 120 PS

 Torque

 113 Nm

 115 Nm

 170 Nm

 Transmission

 5-speed MT/5-speed AMT

 5-speed MT

 6-speed MT/7-speed DCT

 Fuel Mileage

 20.7 kmpl/20.5 kmpl

 17.52 kmpl

 18.27 kmpl/18.15 kmpl

While the 1.2-litre gasoline burners of the two vehicles can produce an almost similar power/torque figure, that on the Venue is mated to only a 5-speed MT unit and that on the Grand i10 Nios is coupled with a 5-speed MT/5-speed AMT unit. Moreover, the Grand i10 Nios petrol MT version also delivers more decent fuel mileage than the Venue. Furthermore, the Hyundai Venue is also powered by a brand-new 1.0-litre 3-cylinder turbo gasoline burner which can deliver 120 PS against 172 Nm and is paired with a 6-speed MT or a 7-speed CVT.

Diesel motor

 Figures

 Hyundai Grand i10 Nios

 Hyundai Venue

 Engine Type

 1.2-litre

 1.4-litre

 Power

 75 PS

 90 PS

 Torque

 190 Nm

 220 Nm

 Transmission

 5-speed MT/5-speed AMT

 6-speed MT

 Fuel Mileage

 26.2 kmpl

 23.7 kmpl

As regards the diesel motors on the two vehicles, while the 1.2-litre unit in the Grand i10 Nios can deliver 75 PS against 190 Nm and is mated to a 5-speed MT or a 5-speed AMT unit, the 1.4-litre diesel unit in the Venue can churn out a more impressive performance of 90 PS against 220 Nm, but is not able to offer you the comfort with an automatic gearbox since it is only paired with a 6-speed MT. Like with the petrol version, the fuel mileage of the Hyundai Venue diesel MT is also surpassed by Grand i10 Nios diesel MT.

Here, again, it is difficult to make a decision since each of the cars has its own advantages and disadvantages. While the Grand i10 Nios offers less engine transmission options, it comes with both manual and automatic transmission on the petrol and diesel motors. The Venue, on the other hand, comes with only MT and AT unit on the new 1.0-litre petrol motor and does not deliver as decent fuel mileage as the Grand i10 Nios.

2019 hyundai grand i10 nios green front angle

While the Hyundai Venue exceeds its sibling as regards engine options and performance, the Grand i10 Nios offers manual and automatic transmission for both of the engines and come with more decent fuel mileage.

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios vs Hyundai Venue - Prices

While the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios is priced in the range from INR 5.0 lakh to INR 7.14 lakh, the Hyundai Venue is positioned at a higher level from INR 6.5 lakh to INR 11.1 lakh (all prices are ex-showroom). Generally, with such an affordable price and a well-equipped package, both of the two vehicles are good deals in its segment in comparison with some of their rivals.

 Models

 Prices

 Hyundai Grand i10 Nios

 INR 5.0 lakh - INR 7.14 lakh

 Hyundai Venue

 INR 6.5 lakh - INR 11.1 lakh

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Hyundai Grand i10 Nios vs Hyundai Venue - Verdict

All in all, both of the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios and the Hyundai Venue are newcomers to the Indian auto market but have proved to be formidable competitors against other vehicles in the same segment. Both of the vehicles come with an attractive exterior design, a wide range of top-notch features. The most remarkable differences occur to the specifications: while the Hyundai Venue offers more various engine options and a more powerful oil burner than its sibling, it only provides the manual and automatic transmission on the 1.0-litre gasoline burner. Both of the vehicles are priced at a reasonable price range and prove to be good deals in the Indian auto market. Therefore, consider everything, both the benefits and drawbacks of the two vehicles, carefully before making a decision to purchase any of them.

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