Hyundai Venue to unveil tomorrow; bookings open

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Interested buyers can pre-book the new Hyundai Venue by paying an initial amount of Rs 50,000.

The much-awaited Hyundai Venue compact SUV is all set to make global debut tomorrow. The vehicle will also make public debut at the 2019 New York Motor Show. A new media report claims that select Hyundai dealers have already started taking pre-bookings for the SUV. Interested buyers can pre-book the new Venue by paying an initial amount of Rs 50,000. Though, the official bookings are yet to be commenced by the automaker.

The Hyundai Venue compact SUV is scheduled to be launched in the third quarter of May 2019. Previous media report claim that the vehicle will be launched on May 21; however, Hyundai is yet to make an official announcement. The company will position the Venue compact SUV in a premium space and is expected to be priced in the range of Rs 8 lakh – Rs 12 lakh. The Hyundai Venue will rival the likes of Mahindra XUV300, Tata Nexon, Ford EcoSport and the Maruti Vitara Brezza. Also See – Hyundai Venue leaked images reveal styling and other details

The Hyundai Venue will be equipped with several segment-leading features including ventilated front seats and the connected car features. It is fitted with Hyundai BlueLink technology that offers 33 connected features out of which 10 are India specific. It offers several safety and security features, artificial intelligence based voice commands, remote functions for the engine, AC and others.

Dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, seat-belt reminder, rear parking sensors, speed alert and others will come as standard safety features. The top-spec variants will be benefitted with electric sunroof, automatic climate control and an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support. Also See – Hyundai Venue – all you need to know

The Hyundai Venue compact SUV is based on the new Santro’s platform, which will also underpin the next-generation Grand i10. The styling of the SUV is inspired by the bigger Hyundai SUVs including Santa Fe and Kona. The hexagonal cascading front grille with chrome embellishment looks similar to that of the Santa Fe. It gets the Hyundai’s new two-tier headlamp setup, dual-tone exterior, a floating roof and the diamond-cut alloy wheels.

The Hyundai Venue will be available with 3 engine options – a 100bhp, 1.0-litre 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol, a 99bhp, 1.4-litre petrol and a 89bhp, 1.4-litre diesel. A six-speed manual gearbox driving the power to the front wheels will come as standard, while a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission will be fitted to the new 1.0L turbo petrol engine.

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