Hyundai is all set to mark its presence in the compact SUV space with the Venue compact SUV. The vehicle was last seen at the 2016 Auto Expo as the Carlino concept.
The Venue compact SUV will get a rectangular grille instead of a cascading grille design which can be seen in the newer Hyundai model. The Interior details for the compact SUV is not known for now however we expect to see dual tone upholstery along with few borrowed elements from the Hyundai Grand i10 and the Hyundai Creta.
The Development Concept
Hyundai VENUE is crafted step-by-step to meet the needs of the Indian youth who seek for the future technology, Space, Comfort, Safety and Ergonomics with the new age style. The core philosophy of VENUE stands for the 3rd SPACE which is trendy, unique, stylish and is a true representation of Hyundai’s newest connected SUV. The development direction of Hyundai VENUE is defined by Solid Presence, Refreshing Driving Experience and Leading-Edge Seamless Connectivity. Hyundai VENUE aims to create the ease of life for the customers by being their connected friend on the go and that’s true.
What’s More In The Concept
VENUE conveys a Modern Design and Versatile compact package. For those constantly on-the-go. The Hyundai VENUE also offers the adaptability to the urban entrepreneur lifestyle many consumers experience in today’s fast-paced environment. From everyday workplace activities to weekend fun, VENUE is a great fit in accommodating busy lifestyles with an abundance of playful and practical features including seamless Connectivity, Complete Safety and Peace of Mind.
Moreover, the design of the new Hyundai VENUE exhibits confident body forms, delivering a new interpretation of Hyundai’s signature design language. The vehicle side profile showcases a solid and full volume wheel arch and strong character line, while the front Bold Mesh Pattern Grille includes the new Hyundai signature face. This unique character line continues through the tail lamps.
The Ultimate Powertrain
In-line with Hyundai’s promise of unmatched performance and innovation in mobility, VENUE will have several firsts to its credit. The Kappa 1.0 Ltr Turbo (T) GDI Petrol Engine will also debut with the Hyundai VENUE along with the 1.2 L Kappa Petrol and 1.4 L Diesel Engine. Developed by Hyundai’s R&D Transmission team, the 7 Speed Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) is highly efficient and has least torque transfer interruption while shifting gears.
The Kappa 1.0 Ltr T-GDI engine is developed by Hyundai Motor Group’s R&D division and it will also open new era of next generation engines – a perfect combination of performance and fuel efficiency. The 1.0 Ltr Kappa T-GDI has a compact lay out by integrating the exhaust manifold to cylinder head thus improving the fuel efficiency at higher RPM ranges.
The transmission has been subjected to rigorous durability tests for ensuring High Gear Strength and better Clutch Friction Materials to offer the best performance at high speeds, off-road, hill-sides and harsh climatic conditions.
It will be the first Hyundai India Model to offer in-house developed 7-Speed and power packed advanced DCT technology in addition to the proven 6 MT and 5 MT transmissions.
|Engine||Maximum Power||Maximum Torque||Transmission|
|1.0 L (Kappa T- GDI Petrol Engine)||120||17.5||7 DCT and MT|
|1.2 L Petrol||83||11.7||5 MT|
|1.4 L Diesel||90||22.4||6 MT|
The Hyundai VENUE comes with a host of Comfort and Convenience features including Electric Sunroof, Wireless Phone Charging, Air Purifier, Cruise Control to name a few. Built for ultimate driving pleasure and complete peace of mind, Hyundai VENUE boasts of Advanced Safety System providing the best Active and Passive safety for a stress-free driving.
Estimated Price: 8-10 Lakhs