Hyundai VENUE surpasses 2.5 lakh sales milestone in India
In a noteworthy achievement, Hyundai has sold 2,50,518 units of its VENUE SUV in India within a period of 31 months. To recall, the four-wheeler had debuted in May 2019 with two petrol and one diesel engine choices. As of November-end this year, as many as 1,81,829 units of the petrol variant and 68,689 units of the diesel model were sold. Here's more.
- Hyundai had sold 50,000 units of the VENUE in the first six months of launch, taking the number to 1 lakh units in the next nine months.
- Talking about its popularity, the VENUE was the bestselling compact SUV in October this year.
- It currently offers competition to the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300, and Nissan Magnite.
The Hyundai VENUE features an eye-catching look with a muscular bonnet, a chrome garnished grille, chunky silvered skid plates, sleek projector headlamps, and LED taillamps. On the sides, it is flanked by roof rails, blacked-out B-pillars, indicator-mounted ORVMs, and 16-inch alloy wheels with flared arches. Dimensions-wise, the SUV is 3,995mm long, 1,770mm wide, and has a wheelbase of 2,500mm.
The Hyundai VENUE comes with a 1.0-liter turbo-petrol motor that generates 118.35hp/171.6Nm, a 1.2-liter Kappa petrol mill that produces 81.86hp/113.76Nm, and a 1.5-liter diesel unit that makes 98.6hp/240.26Nm. Transmission duties are handled by a 5-speed manual, 6-speed manual, and a 7-speed DCT automatic gearbox.
The Hyundai VENUE offers a 5-seater cabin with fabric upholstery, automatic climate control, an adjustable steering wheel, an electric sunroof, and wireless charging technology. It also packs a quad speaker setup and an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment panel with support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. For safety, the four-wheeler provides dual airbags, rear parking sensors, a rear-view camera, and ABS with EBD.
In India, Hyundai VENUE is priced starting at Rs. 6.99 lakh for the base E model and goes up to Rs. 11.58 lakh for the top-spec SX+ Sport variant (both prices, ex-showroom).