Hyundai Venue was launched in India on May 21, 2019 at an aggressive price of Rs 6.50 lakh (ex-showroom, India). At the launch, The SUV has been one of the most successful launches of the year. Recently, it was reported that 36,005 units of the new compact SUV were sold in the current fiscal. Looking at the success of the Venue, Hyundai Motors has now decided to launch a dual-tone paint option into the SUV’s top variant.
It is to be noted that the Venue was offered with a dual-tone paint option only in the in the second from top trim, the SX, available with the 1.0-litre petrol engine and 1.4-litre diesel engine. According to a report Autocar India, the dual-tone paint option are likely to be offered on the Venue SX (O) that is available in petrol-manual and diesel-manual guises. On the competition front in India, Hyundai Venue dual-tone will be up against Tata Nexon dual-tone, Mahindra XUV 300 dual-tone and Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza dual tone.
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, automatic version in 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 is 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.
The prices of Hyundai Venue start at Rs 6.50 lakh for the base petrol version, going up to Rs 11.10 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom India) for the range-topping automatic variant.