Hyundai Motor India’s first SUV i.e. Venue was launched in India on May 21, 2019 at a price of Rs 6.50 lakh (ex-showroom, India). The SUV has been one of the most successful launches of the year. Recently, Hyundai India announced that it has garnered bookings of over 75,000 units of Venue SUV. The automaker further said that it may end the calendar year 2019 with over 1 lakh bookings for the Hyundai Venue. It is worth mentioning here that the automaker has already sold 51,257 units of the Venue SUV in India as of October 2019.
Hyundai Venue comes in both petrol and diesel engines with the petrol being offered with the dual-clutch transmission. The 1.0-litre, three-cylinder turbocharged petrol motor generates 118 bhp and 172 Nm of peak torque. It is mated to a dual-clutch transmission while a six-speed manual is also on offer. It comes in four trims - E, S, SX and SX(O).
The 1.4-litre, four-cylinder, turbocharged diesel produces 89 bhp and 220 Nm of peak torque and is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox. However, the automatic version in the diesel variant is not on offer. On the other hand, the Venue is also available in the 1.2-litre, four-cylinder naturally aspirated petrol (gasoline motor). It churns out 82 bhp and 114 Nm of peak torque, which is paired with only a 5-speed manual transmission.
Talking about the dimensions, the length and width of Hyundai Venue are 3,995 mm and 1,770 mm respectively. Other features include dark chrome front grille, projector headlamps with LED DRLs, projector fog lamps, LED tail lamps and diamond-cut alloy wheels. As far as the safety features are concerned, the Venue offers six airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors with reverse camera, ESC, Hill Launch Assist and more.