Hyundai India has announced that the Venue has created a new milestone with fastest 50,000 bookings in just 60 days of its launch. In fact, the Hyundai Venue also became the second highest selling subcompact SUV in India. Among its 13 variants, the BlueLink and DCT models have seen the maximum demand and account for over 55% and 35% of the overall bookings respectively. The carmaker has managed to deliver 18,000 units of the SUV so far.
Commenting on the new milestone, Mr Vikas Jain, National Sales Head, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said, “The Hyundai VENUE has been able to strike a chord with the iGen customers who seek future technology, Space, Comfort, Safety and Ergonomics with new age style. We are extremely overwhelmed by the enthusiastic response and milestone created by VENUE with 50,000 bookings within sixty days of launch. Read – 2019 Hyundai Grand i10 Petrol AMT Details Revealed
We are glad that Indian customers have shown their faith in the Blue Link Connected Technology as out of the total VENUE delivered so far, over 55% of the cars are Blue Link Enabled Variant. Out of the 50,000 bookings, over 35% of customers have preferred the Hyundai’s in house Best in Segment -DCT (Dual Clutch Transmission) Technology.”
India’s first fully connected SUV, the Hyundai Venue comes in six trims – E, S, SX, SX Dual tone, SX+ and SX (O) – priced from Rs 6.50 lakh to Rs 10.84 lakh (ex-showroom). It’s also the company’s first vehicle to get ‘BlueLink’ connectivity that offers 33 connected features in seven different categories – Safety, Security, VRM (Vehicle Relation management), Remote, Alerts Services, LBS (Location-based Services) and Voice Recognition Services. Read – All Hyundai Cars To Get Expensive Owning To New Safety Standards
The subcompact SUV is available with both petrol (1.0L/1.2L) and diesel (1.4L) engine options. While the 1.0L and 1.2L gasoline motors produce 118bhp with 172Nm and 82bhp with 114Nm respectively, the oil burner makes 89bhp with 220Nm. Transmission choices include a 5-speed manual (petrol), a 6-speed manual (petrol/diesel) and a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic (petrol only).