Hyundai Venue has been launched in India, priced starting from Rs 6.5 Lakhs to Rs 11.10 Lakhs. The compact SUV has received over 20,000 bookings till now.
Hyundai Venue is the latest sub-4-metre SUV in India and is quickly gaining popularity. The bookings for it commenced in the first week of May, and now, it has received over 20,000 bookings.
Last week when we reported the booking figures, it was around 15,000. This particular figure was just before the launch on 21st May. The main reason for its growing popularity is because of the aggressive pricing.
Hyundai Venue undercuts the prices of its rivals including Maruti Vitara Brezza and Mahindra XUV300. Other competitors include Tata Nexon, Honda W-RV and Ford EcoSport.
Venue is available with three engine options – a 1.0 Litre Turbopetrol, a 1.2 Litre naturally aspirated petrol and a 1.4 Litre diesel engine. The turbo petrol engine comes mated to a 7-speed DCT and a 6-speed MT as an option.
The turbopetrol engine produces 120 BHP and 172 Nm of peak torque. The diesel engine produces 89 BHP and 220 Nm of peak torque. The diesel engine gets a 6-speed MT as standard.
Hyundai Venue is offered with many premium features as well, better than its competitors. Electric Sunroof, Cruise Control, Air Purifier, Wireless Charger, Voice Recognition, 8-inch touchscreen infotainment and Hyundai Blue Link Connectivity are some main highlights.
Hyundai Blue Link connectivity comes with features such as Remote Start/Door/Climate Control/Horn/Light Control, Real-Time Traffic Information, Destination Transfer, Destination Set in Link with Schedule and Vehicle Theft.
Safety features onboard include Six Airbags, Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock, ESC/ESP and Vehicle Stability Management, Hill Assist Control, Brake Assist System and ISOFIX.
We are driving the Hyundai Venue today from Guwahati to Shillong. Stay tuned for our first drive review on Youtube as well as on our website.