Hyundai has launched the Venue facelift today with the respective changes & upgrades for their compact SUV. The Venue has been competing in the market for over three years, and this midlife update will help it perform better. The facelifted models have already started arriving at the dealerships.
The best part about this newly launched car in the market is the pricing. Hyundai has launched the base variant of this car at an unbelievable price of just 7.53 Lakhs! This price point is actually very competitive considering the Indian automotive market.
Let us take a look at the 5 major highlights on the new Hyundai Venue you should know:
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This will be the first significant update for Venue since its launch in 2019. The images of the latest facelifted model have been already floating over the internet and gathering initial reactions from the buyers. Hyundai has sleekly added some more sporty elements to the design. It gets a new vast dark chrome grill with indicators on the side, revamped bumpers, a faux skid plate, and square headlamps. It stands on new multi-spoke alloy wheels and has a new rear fascia with a connected LED taillamp.
While the interior is pretty much intact & unchanged but it does get many first-in-segment features. It gets 60+ Bluelink connect features, front ventilated seats, an electric sunroof, a 2-step rear reclining seat and the following three drive modes: Normal, Sport & Eco.
Now Venue is equipped with Alexa & Google Voice assistant that can communicate in 10 more regional languages. It also gets a fully digital instrument cluster along with H2C: Home to Car support.
No mechanical changes are expected, and it will be available with the same powertrain options. Currently, Venue comes with a 1.2-litre naturally aspirated engine churning out 82hp, a 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine making 118hp & 1.5-litre diesel engine making about 100hp. Depending on the engine, these engine options are available with a 5-speed/6-speed manual, a 6-speed iMT, & a 7-speed DCT depending on the engine.
Price & Bookings
The bookings are already open for an amount of ₹21,000, and the facelifted version has already reached the dealerships. The variant-wise pricing starts from INR 7.53 Lakhs and goes up to INR 10L for the S+ variant. The SX+ and SX(O) are yet to get the price reveals.
Venue N-Line Coming Soon
Lastly, while this facelift just brings cosmetic upgrades & new features, we might have the performance version of the Venue soon. The word suggests that the N-Line variant will also make it to India soon.
What do you think about this facelift?