The upcoming Hyundai Venue compact SUV will make India debut on April 17, 2019.
Hyundai is all set to enter into the sub-4 meter SUV category soon. The company will debut the new Venue compact SUV in India on April 17, 2019. This will be Hyundai’s global SUV, which will also make public debut at the 2019 New York Auto Show. The company is yet to reveal the exact launch date, though a new media report claims that the Hyundai Venue will be launched on May 21, 2019.
This sub-4 meter SUV will challenge the likes of Tata Nexon, Ford EcoSport, Maruti Vitara Brezza and the Mahindra XUV300. In order to gain competitive edge over the competition, Hyundai will equip the Venue compact SUV will several segment-leading features. Moreover, the new compact SUV will be India’s first connected car.
The compact SUV is equipped with Hyundai BlueLink system that offers 33 connected car applications out of which 10 are India specific. Other features include a large touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, multi-functional steering wheel, automatic climate control, reverse camera, electrically adjustable ORVMs, ventilated front seats, electric sunroof and others.
The new Hyundai Venue compact SUV is built on the new Santro’s platform, which will also underpin the upcoming new-gen Hyundai Grand i10. The styling of the new model is inspired by the bigger Hyundai SUVs including the Kona, Santa Fe and Palisade. Some of the design highlights include cascading front grille with chrome embellishment, two-tier headlamp setup, wrap-around tail-lights, machined-cut alloys, body-coloured ORVMs with integrated blinkers, etc. Also See – Hyundai to launch 6 new SUVs over the next couple of years
The Hyundai Venue sub-4 meter SUV will be available with 3 engine options – a 100bhp, 1.0-litre 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol, a 99bhp, 1.4-litre petrol and a 1.4-litre U2 CRDi diesel. The 1.0-litre petrol engine will be paired to a dual-clutch automatic gearbox, making it the only model in its segment to offer this gearbox. A six-speed manual gearbox driving the power to the front wheels will come as standard.
Source – Car&Bike