Hyundai’s upcoming compact SUV, the Venue, was spotted on Indian roads for the first time ahead of its official launch on 21 May 2019. The sub-four metre SUV was recently officially unveiled to the public. Post-launch, the Hyundai Venue will compete against the likes of the Vitara Brezza, Ford EcoSport, Mahindra XUV300 and Tata’s popular seller, the Nexon.
In terms of design, the Venue gets a Creta-like silhouette. The vehicle roof rails and body cladding add to its crossover appeal. The two-tone alloy wheels match the overall design of the Venue and the sharp shoulder line runs from the sleek LEDs all the way to the taillights. As for the interior, the Venue gets convenience features such as electric sunroof, cruise control, engine start/stop button and six airbags with a range of standard safety features. Moreover, the company claims that the vehicle uses a strong body structure with 69 per cent advance high strength steel.
Mechanically, the Hyundai Venue will be available with two petrol and one diesel engine option. The petrol engine options include - Kappa 1.0-litre T-GDI petrol and a 1.2-litre petrol engine option. The diesel version will get a 1.4-litre option. Seven-speed dual clutch transmission is available in the top spec version.