The 2022 Venue has a ‘Parametric Jewel Grille’ inspired by Hyundai’s bigger SUVs.
Hyundai India has launched the new Venue facelift with prices starting from ₹ 7.53 lakh (ex-showroom). The Venue facelift is available in a choice of six variants – E, S, S+, S(O), SX and SX(O). The sub-compact SUV receives a notable cosmetic update as part of the mid-life-cycle update bringing in design cues similar to its larger global siblings while the cabin too gets some cosmetic changes along with new tech.
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Hyundai Venue Introductory Prices:
|Variants||1.2 MPi Petrol (MT)||1.0 Turbo GDi Petrol (iMT)||1.0 Turbo GDi Petrol (DCT)||1.5 CRDi Diesel (MT)|
|S(O)||₹ 9,50,200||₹ 9,99,900||₹ 10,96,700.||–|
|SX||₹ 10,69,500.||–||–||₹ 11,42,500|
|SX(O)||–||₹ 11,92,000||₹ 12,57,000||₹ 12,32,000.|
Starting with the design, the Venue gets a wider more prominent ‘Parametric Jewel Grille’ featuring generous use of chrome merging into the slim upper slight cluster. The main headlamps continue to sit lower down on the new bumper. The rear too gets a notable update with more angular lights with segmented lighting elements and a full-length lightbar. Rounding out the changes are new design alloy wheels.
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The new Venue is available in six single tone colours and one dual tone colour. Typhoon Silver, Titan Grey, Denim Blue, Phantom Black, and Polar White, are all available only in single tone options, with Fiery red being available as a single tone as well as a dual tone option, which gets a black roof. The dual tone option costs an additional ₹ 15,000.
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Inside, Hyundai has retained the same basic dashboard design though higher variants now feature a dual-tone finish with the lower section finished in a lighter shade. The analogue instrument cluster is also replaced by a digital unit on higher variants. The rear seat additionally now comes with a 2-step recline function, a feature seen in some SUVs in the segment above. Then there is the tech on offer. The fully-loaded SUV now comes with an updated version of Hyundai’s BlueLink connected car tech with 60-plus connected car features and support for 12 languages – including 10 regional languages. The system as before supports over-the-air updates.
Also new to the facelifted SUV is Google and Alexa support allowing owners to access some in-car functions using the Google or Alexa voice assistant from their phone or other Google or Alexa enabled device. These include things like remote climate control, door lock and unlock, vehicle status check, find my car, tyre pressure information, fuel level information, speed alert, time fencing, and idle time alert.
The Venue facelift retains the two petrol and one diesel engine options from the outgoing model. Starting the range is the 82 bhp 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine which is available in all the variants except the top of the line SX(O) variant. The higher variants get the option of the more powerful 118 bhp 1.0-litre turbo-petrol engine, which isn’t available in the E, S, and SX trims. The diesel engine is the familiar 99 bhp 1.5-litre unit, which is available in all but E and S trims. Gearbox options include a 5-speed manual (1.2 petrol), 6-speed manual (1.5 diesel), 6-speed iMT (1.0 Turbo) and a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic (1.0 Turbo). Venue also gets drive mode select, and the drivers can choose between 3 modes, Normal, Eco, and Sport.
The Venue goes up against sub-compact SUVs such as the Maruti Vitara Brezza, Kia Sonet, Tata Nexon, Renault Kiger, Nissan Magnite and Mahindra XUV300.
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