The Hyundai Venue is a five-door subcompact crossover SUV manufactured by the South Korean manufacturer Hyundai and derived from the platform of its Accent subcompact car.[3] The Venue debuted at the 2019 New York International Auto Show.[4] The Venue fits below the Hyundai Kona in Hyundai's international lineup and below the Hyundai Creta in India and other markets where the Creta is sold.

Hyundai Venue
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Overview
ManufacturerHyundai
Production2019–present
Model years2020–present
Assembly
DesignerJae Bong Jang[1]
Body and chassis
ClassSubcompact crossover SUV (J)
Body style5-door SUV
LayoutFront-engine, front-wheel-drive[2]
RelatedHyundai Accent[3]
Powertrain
Engine
Transmission
Dimensions
Wheelbase2,520 mm (99.2 in)
2,500 mm (98.4 in) (India)
Length4,040 mm (159.1 in)
3,995 mm (157.3 in) (India)
Width1,770 mm (69.7 in)
Height1,565 mm (61.6 in)
1,605 mm (63.2 in) (India)
Curb weight1,112–1,251 kg (2,452–2,758 lb)

MarketsEdit

 
Interior
 
Rear view

IndiaEdit

In the Indian market, the Venue occupies the sub 4-meter SUV category, benefitting from the Indian tax benefits for cars shorter than 4 meters. The Venue is powered by a 1.2-litre 4-cylinder naturally aspirated petrol engine that produces 83 hp and 115 Nm of torque, paired to a 5-speed manual transmission, a 1.4-litre 4-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine offering 90 hp and 220 Nm, paired to a 6-speed manual transmission, and a 1.0-litre 3-cylinder turbocharged GDI petrol engine that offers 120 hp and 172 Nm of torque. The turbo petrol exclusively gets an option of 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission and a 6-speed manual as well. [5]

The Venue was launched on May 21, 2019 in India and it is available in 5 trim levels; E, S, SX, SX+ and SX(O).[6] As of December 2019, bookings has crossed the One Lakh mark.

Hyundai Venue has won the prestigious ICOTY (Indian Car of the Year) 2020 award.

North AmericaEdit

In the North American market, the Venue will be powered by the 1.6L Smartstream I4 gasoline engine producing 121 horsepower and 113 lb. ft. of torque. Both a 6-speed manual transmission (available only on base SE trim) and an Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT) will be available (the latter is standard on SEL and optional on SE), and the Venue will be available exclusively with front-wheel drive (FWD). Trim levels are base SE and up-level SEL. In the United States, the Venue competes with the Nissan Kicks. [7]

Standard features on all Venue trim levels include Forward Collision Avoidance Assistance with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Keep Assist, Driver Attention Warning, and an 8-inch display infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay smartphone integration. Available options include Blind-Spot Collision Warning, Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning, LED lamps, alloy wheels, sunroof, two-tone roof, navigation, Hyundai Blue Link technology, a 6-speaker audio system, and roof side rails.

AustraliaEdit

Launched in September 2019, Australian bound Venues come in 3 grades consisting of Go, Active & Elite, and sit below the dimensionally larger Hyundai Kona. A 'Launch Edition' grade based on the Elite is also initially available and limited to 100 units, featuring unique exterior colours and a power sunroof. All are powered by the 1.6L Gamma I4 petrol engine available with a 6-speed manual transmission or 6-speed automatic transmission depending on the variant.

For the Australian market, the Venue acts as an indirect replacement of the 4th generation Hyundai Accent, due to the lack of right-hand-drive 5th generation Accent production from Korea for the time being. The entry price for the Venue has been kept low in order to maintain future entry-level customers.

BruneiEdit

In Bruneian market, the Venue was unveiled and officially launched at 24th Consumer Fair, International Convention Centre, Berakas, Brunei since 15th January 2020. The Venue offers with two trims: Standard and High spec. The Venue comes with only offered in one engine 1.6 Gamma MPi I4 gasoline, and 6-speed automatic transmissions in each trims. The standard spec comes with 8-inch infontainment system with rear-view camera and climate control. The high spec comes with Drive mode and 2WD multi-traction control function, front heated seats with leather seats, 3.5" mono TFT-LCD infomation cluster and electric sunroof.

PowertrainEdit

Model Transmission Power Torque 0-100Km (Official)
1.0L Kappa II T-GDi 6-speed manual
7-speed DCT
120 PS (88 kW; 118 hp) at 6,000 rpm 17.5 kg⋅m (172 N⋅m; 127 lbf⋅ft) at 1,500–4,000 rpm
1.2L Kappa II MPi 5-speed manual 83 PS (61 kW; 82 hp) at 6,000 rpm 11.7 kg⋅m (115 N⋅m; 85 lbf⋅ft) at 4,000 rpm
1.4L Gamma T-GDi 6-speed automatic 111 PS (82 kW; 109 hp) at 6,300 rpm 14 kg⋅m (137 N⋅m; 101 lbf⋅ft) at 4,200 rpm
1.4L U2 CRDi 6-speed manual 90 PS (66 kW; 89 hp) at 4,000 rpm 22.4 kg⋅m (220 N⋅m; 162 lbf⋅ft) at 1,500–2,700 rpm
1.6L Gamma MPi 6-speed manual
6-speed automatic
123 PS (90 kW; 121 hp) at 6,300 rpm 15.7 kg⋅m (154 N⋅m; 114 lbf⋅ft) at 4,500 rpm 11.2s (Manual)
11.4s (Automatic)
1.6L Smartstream MPi 6-speed manual
Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT)
123 PS (90 kW; 121 hp) at 6,300 rpm 15.7 kg⋅m (154 N⋅m; 114 lbf⋅ft) at 4,500 rpm 11.2s

SalesEdit

Calendar year India United States[8]
2019 70,443[9] 1,077

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Priddle, Alisa. "2020 Hyundai Venue Review: What This Subcompact SUV Offers Used-Car Buyers". Motor Trend. Retrieved 22 October 2019.
  2. ^ Stoklosa, Alexander (17 April 2019). "The 2020 Hyundai Venue Carves Out Space at the Bottom of the SUV Food Chain". Car and Driver. Retrieved 17 April 2019.
  3. ^ a b Blanco, Sebastian. "2020 Hyundai Venue: Test Drive Review Proves Money Isn't Everything". Forbes. Retrieved 22 October 2019.
  4. ^ Lorio, Joe (April 17, 2019). "2020 Hyundai Venue is a smaller-than-Kona subcompact crossover". AutoBlog. Retrieved April 17, 2019.
  5. ^ "Venue debuts as Hyundai's new entry-level crossover". autodevot.com. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  6. ^ Hyundai Venue bookings open officially on May 2, 2019
  7. ^ https://newspress-hyundai.s3.amazonaws.com/documents%2Foriginal%2F36159-2020VenueFeatures41619FINAL.pdf
  8. ^ http://www.hyundainews.com/us/en/corporate/salesreleases
  9. ^ M, Surendhar (2020-01-13). "Sales Analysis Of Newly Launched Cars In 2019 - Harrier To Seltos". Gaadiwaadi.com. Retrieved 2020-01-31.