Hyundai Venue, its company's first sub-four meter SUV, has been launched at a starting price of Rs 6.50 lakh. It marks the debut of the BlueLink connected features and is available with three engine options
Hyundai has finally launched its much-awaited sub-four meter SUV, the Venue in India. The SUV carries a price tag of Rs 6.50 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The company claims to have spent upwards of $100 million on the development of the new model, which becomes the company's first sub-Creta SUV ever.
The development cost of the Venue is $100 million and, it sits below the Hyundai Creta and Hyundai Kona.
In terms of dimensions, the Hyundai Venue is 3,995 mm long, 1,770 mm wide and 1,605 mm in height. It has a wheelbase of 2,500mm along with 350 litres of luggage space. The Hyundai Venue is being offered with three different powertrains. There are two petrol engine options on offer. The first one is a 1.2-litre, four-cylinder naturally aspirated mill which develops 83 PS of power and 115Nm of torque. It comes mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. The second petrol engine is a 1.0-litre turbocharged direct-injection engine that offers 120 PS and 172 Nm. Transmission options on offer include a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic unit.
With the help of Bluelink connectivity option, an owner can track his car, turn the engine off and can locate his vehicle these features are much needed in a country like India.
The diesel motor on offer is a 1.4-litre turbocharged four-cylinder oil burner that produces 90 PS of power and 220 Nm of twisting force. Transmission duties will be done by a 6-speed manual transmission. The 1.2-litre petrol motor is rated by ARAI to provide a mileage of 17.52 km/l, while the 1.0-litre petrol engine returns 18.27 km/l with the MT and 18.15 km/l with the AT. The 1.4-litre oil-burner returns 23.70 km/l.
Hyundai Venue Price in India
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The Hyundai Venue comes with some segment first features like projector foglamps, BlueLink eSIM connectivity, wireless charger, air curtain for the wheels to reduce the drag, air purifier and HD infotainment system. Moreover, it also employs a sunroof, cruise control, cooled glovebox and cornering lamps. The Bluelink connectivity system is also a segment-first feature which provides functions like vehicle theft notification, live location, geo-fencing, PDI and vehicle updates. With the help of Bluelink connectivity tech, an owner can track his car, turn the engine off and can locate his vehicle these features are much needed in a country like India. And an owner can control all these functions remotely with the help of his smartphone. Moreover, the SUV is being offered with 3-year unlimited kilometre warranty and the 3-year roadside assistance.