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2022 Hyundai Venue To Be Launched Tomorrow: Top 5 Things You Need To Know


This will be the first midlife update, consisting of cosmetic and feature enhancements, for Hyundai’s sub-4 metre SUV

 

Hyundai India is all set to launch the facelifted Venue tomorrow, June 16. Pre-launch bookings for the updated SUV are underway and the car has already reached dealerships. This is the Hyundai Venue’s first major midlife update and it will be largely design and features oriented. By now, we already know what the changes are, but if you had your eyes on one, then here are the top five things you can expect. 

 

Exterior Design 

 

The cosmetic enhancements made to the Venue are in sync with the facelifted Creta and new Tucson. The grille is now squarer with new inserts and the DRLs are sleeker and more angular. In profile, the SUV gets new alloys, while the rear-end features new connected split-LED tail lamps. Redesigned bumpers round off the overall design. 

 

Interior Design 

 

As radical as its exterior is, the interior, sadly, doesn’t get any design or layout changes. That said, the cabin is now finished in a black/cream colour scheme, lending it an air of premiumness. Plus, it gets a digitised driver’s display from the Kia Carens, while the 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system now gets Alexa and Google voice assistant support, where you can access select features from home itself. 

 

New Features…  

… in the Venue include reclining rear seats. Apart from that, the SUV gets Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, automatic climate control, a single-pane sunroof,  cruise control, wireless phone charger and keyless entry with push button start. Passenger safety is taken care of by six airbags, ABS with EBD, electronic stability control, and ISOFIX child seat mounts. 

 

Engines 

 

Pre-facelift Venue iMT image for reference

No major changes in this section. The Venue will carry forward the existing 120PS 1-litre turbo-petrol, 100PS 1.5-litre diesel, and 83PS 1.2-litre petrol engine options. Depending on the engine you pick, you get the choice of a manual, clutchless manual, and automatic transmissions. 

The turbo-petrol engine will now skip on a 6-speed manual, while Hyundai won’t offer the diesel automatic powertrain from the Sonet.  

 

1.2-litre NA Petrol

1-litre Turbo-petrol

1.5-litre Diesel

Power (PS)

83PS

120PS

100PS

Torque (Nm)

113Nm

172Nm

240Nm

Transmission Options

5-speed manual

6-speed clutchless manual, 7-speed DCT

6-speed manual

 

Expected Price And Rivals 

 

Prices of the updated Venue are expected to start around the Rs 7.2 lakh mark. It will be offered in a total of 11 variants and six colour options. The SUV will renew its rivalry with the Kia Sonet, Tata Nexon, Nissan Magnite, Mahindra XUV300, and the upcoming 2022 Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza. 

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