The Hyundai Venue which was recently unveiled by the Hyundai is the first compact SUV of the company. The venue is titled as the first ‘connected‘ SUV of India.
It contains several new-age connectivity features. The company also claims that the driving experience offered by it is unbeatable.
In terms of it’s designing, Hyundai Venue follows the footsteps of Creta which is the star of the SUV segment of the company.
- Venue mimics the basic design of Creta.
Apart from it, what makes the difference is the
- front grill with a large Hyundai logo and
- mesh lined with chrome which holds the two-tier headlamps.
The venue also gets a pair of rear LED headlights. It’s alloy wheels are slightly flared and arched with edgy dual-tone diamond cut.
This compact SUV comprises of several astonishing features that actually make it a tough competition to Maruti Vitara Brezza, Mahindra XUV300, Ford EcoSport, and others.
In India, it Debuts the Blue Link Internet-connected car technology which will have 33 new features out of which 10 are exclusively for India. let’s take a look at its other features also:
- dual tone interior,
- Auto crash notification,
- panic notification,
- SOS/Emergency Assistance,
- stolen vehicle tracking with immobilization and many more.
- The company has tied up with Vodafone-Idea to include these features.
- 8-inch touchscreen display at the center, compatible with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
- wireless charging, air purifier, HD Display screen, eco-coating, Arkamys Sound, wheel air curtains, etc.
- remote engine starts/stop, remote climate control, voice recognition, vehicle relationship management,
- remote sun-roof among others.
It’s safety features includes:
- Forward Collision Assist (FCA),
- Lane Keeping Assist (LKA),
- Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW),
- Driver Attention Warning (DAW), \
- Rear Collision Cross-Traffic Warning (RCCW) and more.
Talking about Hyundai Venue engine, It comes with three types of engine-gearbox combinations –
- 100hp, 1.4-liter petrol with a 6-speed manual,
- 90hp, 1.4-liter diesel paired to a 6-speed manual and,
- 100hp/172Nm, 1.0-litre turbo-petrol that comes with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox.
Hyundai Venue will be launched in India in the second half of May 2019.
Due to its unique features and connectivity technology, it could cost between Rs 8 to 12 lakh (ex-showroom).
The exact cost is not revealed yet. Customers can book it with a token amount of Rs 25,000 at selected dealerships in the country. stay tuned for more information.