​​​​​​​Hyundai Venue 1.0 Vs 1.2 Petrol - Detailed Comparison

by Mohammed Burman | 25/09/2019
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Launched just four months ago, the Hyundai Venue has surpassed the Maruti Vitara Brezza to become the best-selling compact SUV in India in July in August. This article is going to provide you with a detailed Hyundai Venue 1.0 vs 1.2 petrol comparison. Read on to discover.

Being two versions of the same car, the Hyundai Venue 1.0 and 1.2 petrol are similar to each other in terms of overall design and dimensions. Nevertheless, they differ from each other in quite many aspects. While the former is available in the higher-spec trims, i.e. S, SX, SX (O) and SX+, the latter is offered in only the two lowest-spec variants: E and S. The most remarkable distinction occurs to the engine and transmission while there is also a wide gap between two vehicles in terms of their features with the Hyundai 1.0 dominating its counterpart, thanks to its much wider and more advanced range of features. These differences of course lead to a distinction in prices of the two versions. To understand more about their similarities and differences, read our Hyundai Venue 1.0 Vs 1.2 Petrol comparison pos below for more details.

2019 hyundai venue 1-0l black front angle

The Hyundai Venue 1.0L dominates the 1.2L version in terms of the exterior features.

Hyundai Venue 1.0 vs 1.2 Petrol - Design

Exterior

The Hyundai Venue features a contemporary exterior design with a strong stance. The SUV will not fail to attract the attention of any passers-by and will not look obsolete in the long run. Both of the Hyundai Venue 1.0 and 1.2 petrol have the same above design. Nevertheless, in terms of the features, they have both differences and similarities. Refer to the table below for a closer look at a comparison between the two versions’ features.

Exterior features

 Hyundai Venue 1.0L

 Hyundai Venue 1.2L

 Different features

 

 Projector headlights with LED DRLs and cornering function

 Yes

 No

 ORVM mounted turn signals

 Yes

 No

 Sunroof

 Yes

 No

 Sharkfin antenna

 Yes 

 No

 R16 dual tone alloy wheels

 Yes

 Steel wheels

 Rear windscreen wiper

 Yes

 No

 Similar features

 Lane change indicators

Interior

Hyundai is well-known for well-equipped vehicles. The Hyundai Venue is not an exception. Advertised as the first “Internet-on-the-go” SUV in India, the Hyundai Venue is equipped with a wide range of cutting-edge features right from the base variant. Specifically, it is also the first-ever car in the country to get equipped with the BlueLink system as a standard feature across all the trims. This setup offers both the driver and the passengers plenty of modern functions with 33 connectivity features, 10 in which are specifically developed for India.

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Nevertheless, besides some standard features which are offered on all variants, there exist some distinct features between the two 1.0-litre and 1.2-litre petrol versions. The table below will help you figure out what are the similar and different features are.

Interior features

 Hyundai Venue 1.0L

 Hyundai Venue 1.2L

 Different features

 

 Leather wrapped steering wheel and gearstick

 Yes

 No

 Digital MID in instrument console

 Yes

 No

 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple carplay and AndroidAuto connectivity

 Yes

 2din integrated audio system with Bluetooth connectivity

 Keyless go

 Yes

 No

 Start/stop push button

 Yes

 No

 Wireless charger

 Yes

 No

 Air purifier

 Yes

 No

 Autocruise

 Yes

 No

 Height adjustable driver seat

 Yes 

 No

 60:40 spilt rear seats

 Yes

 Steel wheels

 Front and rear centre armrest

 Yes

 No

Similar features

 Steering wheel mounted audio controls

 Hyundai iBlue smartphone app

 Power outlets on all rows

 Rear AC vents

 

2019 top spec hyunda venue interior

The 1.0L version of the Hyundai Venue has a much more modern cabin than the 1.2L one.

Hyundai Venue 1.0 Vs 1.2 Petrol - Safety Features 

In the safety front, while both of the two versions are sure to offer the occupants a safe journey with a list of safety feature. Here again, the Hyundai Venue 1.0 should be given a thumb up for its more impressive list of safety features.

Safety features

 Hyundai Venue 1.0L

 Hyundai Venue 1.2L

 Different features

 

 Airbags

 Dual front airbags + side curtain airbags

 Dual front airbags

 Dynamic stability control 

 Yes

 No

 Hill Assist Contol

 Yes

 No

 Reverse parking camera

 Yes

 No

 Automatic headlamps

 Yes

 No

 Projector fog lamps

 Yes

 No

 Smartkey & burglar alarm

 Yes

 No

 IRVM with telematics button (SOS & RSA)

 Yes

 No

Similar features

 Headlamps escort function

 Rear defogger

 Seat belt reminder

 Speed warning and alerts 

 Central locking

 Speed sensing auto door lock

 Impact sensing auto door unlock

 

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Hyundai Venue 1.0 vs 1.2 Petrol - Specifications

Dimensions

Both of the two versions measure 3,995 mm in length; 1,770 mm in width and 1,605 mm in height with a 2,500 mm wheelbase, a 190 mm ground clearance and a 350-litre boot space. When the Hyundai Venue was launched, it received many complaints about the small dimensions. However, when compared with its rivals in the Indian auto market, the Venue is on pars with most of them with just negligible differences. There is not much to expect from a sub-4-metre compact SUV with which the Indian second largest automaker aims to gain the tax benefits.

 

 Dimensions

Hyundai Venue

 Length

 3,995 mm

 Width

 1,770 mm

 Height

 1,605 mm

 Wheelbase

 2,500 mm

 Boot Space

 350 litres

 Ground Clearance

 190 mm

 

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Engine and transmission

The most substantial discrepancy between the two versions lies in the engine and transmission. The 1.0-litre unit is a turbo petrol motor which can generate a maximum power of 120 PS and a peak torque of 172 Nm. On the other hand, the 1.2-litre unit is a naturally aspirated engine and can generate 83 PS against 115 Nm. So you can see that the 1.0-litre turbo unit can help the car have a much more impressive performance than its sibling.

2019 hyundai venue 1.0l white side profile angle

The Hyundai Venue 1.0L can deliver a much more impressive performance than its sibling.

While the transmission duties on the former are undertaken by a 6-speed MT or a 7-speed DCT unit, those on the latter are implemented by only a 5-speed MT. The manual and the manual versions of the Hyundai Venue 1.0 have a fuel mileage of 18.27 kmpl and 18.15 kmpl, respectively, which both exceeds that of the Venue 1.0 which is only 17.52 kmpl.

 Figures

 Hyundai Venue 1.0L

 Hyundai Venue 1.2L

 Engine types

 1.0L turbocharged petrol

 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol

 Max Power

 120 PS

 83 PS

 Peak torque

 172 Nm

 115 Nm

 Transmission

 6-speed MT/DCT

 5-speed MT

 Fuel Mileage

 18.27 kmpl/18.15 kmpl

 17.52 kmpl

Hyundai Venue 1.0 Vs 1.2 Petrol Comparison - Riding and handling quality

Given the higher output of the 1.0L turbo gasoline burner, it is sure to deliver a better riding and handling quality than the 1.2-litre version. Furthermore, the a little lighter weight and a better gearbox (DCT) also contribute to the superior riding and handling quality of the Venue 1.0.

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Hyundai Venue 1.0 vs 1.2 Petrol Comparison - Prices

The dominating features and output of the Venue 1.0L lead to its higher price than the 1.2L version. While the former price ranges from INR 9.19 lakh to INR 12.34 lakh, which covers the four variants: S, SX, SX (O) and SX+, the latter is priced from INR 7.34 lakh for the E variant to INR 8.11 lakh for the S variant.

Versions

 Prices

 Hyundai Venue 1.0L

 INR 9.19 lakh - INR 12.34 lakh

 Hyundai Venue 1.2L

 INR 7.34 lakh - INR 8.11 lakh

Hyundai Venue 1.0 vs 1.2 Petrol Comparison Verdict

Overall, in all aspects, the Hyundai Venue 1.0 holds the winning position over the 1.2-litre version. It comes with a much longer and more advanced range of features along with more powerful engines and diverse transmission options than its sibling. All of these contribute to the higher price range of the former in comparison with the latter. Above is a detailed Hyundai Venue 1.0 vs 1.2 petrol comparison. Consider everything carefully before making any decision to purchase any of them. Hope that this comparison will help you make the best choice for yourself.

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