Hyundai Venue is a feature loaded car that comes with BlueLink Technology, Air Purifier, Wireless Charging and starts at a competitive price tag of Rs 6.5 lakh, ex-showroom.
Hyundai’s late entry to the compact SUV market may be late but it took the market out by storm. With the recently launched Venue, the car is beating the sales of much ppular Mahindra XUV300, Tata Nexon and Ford Eosport. Now the competition has risen high when Hyundai Venue outgrew the Creta in sales.
Hyundai Venue saw a total sales of 8,763 units whereas Creta stood up at 8,334 units. Not only this but Venue was just short of 180 units to become the best selling compact SUV from the popular Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza.
|Model||June 19||June 18||Difference|
|Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza||8,871||10,713||-17.19%|
Hyundai Venue is relatively selling higher than its competitor and the reason for this is maybe because of the starting price range at Rs 6.5 lakh and the top spec trim at Rs 11.11 lakh. With this price, it easily beats its competitors.
Another main highlight is the feature list which the compact SUV has to offer. The Venue is the first connected car which offers Blue Link Technology along with a large 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system. It supports connectivity features like Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Voice Command.
Blue Link Technology feature helps the owner by providing features like Remote Start/Stop/Door Lock/Climate Control/Horn/Light Control/Real-Time traffic Information/Destination Transfer/Destination Set in Link with Schedule and Vehicle Theft and more.
It gets leather-wrapped steering wheel, air purifier, automatic climate control, electric sunroof, cruise control, wireless charger among others as features. Safety on board includes Six airbags, ABD with EBD, speed sensing auto door lock, rear parking sensors with reverse camera, ISOFIX child seats, Hill Assist Control and Electronic Stability Program (ESP).
Hyundai Venue is available in three powertrain options, two petrol and one diesel engine. The 1.4-litre turbocharged diesel engine makes 89 bhp and 220 Nm of peak torque. It gets mated to 6-speed manual transmission.
The 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine churns out a total of 84 bhp with 114 Nm of peak torque. The much powerful 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine generates 120 bhp with 172 Nm of torque. It gets mated to 7-speed DCT or a 6-speed manual gearbox while the naturally aspirated petrol motor is mated to a 5-speed transmission.
Recently, Hyundai Venue completed a total of more than 33,000 bookings and the waiting period for the same stands up to two months. Hyundai Venue also saw sales at 7,000 units for the month of May beating all its competition in the compact SUV segment.