Hyundai Venue will be loaded with modern tech but is it worth waiting?
Hyundai will be entering the sub compact SUV next month with it’s Venue SUV.The segment is very popular and under fierce competition.So here are some of the reasons why should wait for this upcoming sub4-metre compact SUV.
1. Blue link connectivity
Hyundai Venue will offer Blue Link connectivity which will be carry forwarded to other Hyundai cars in the near future.It comes with 33 features of which 10 are India-exclusive.Through this, you can remotely start stop engine, turn on ac, headlamp, send panic notifications to registered phones and much more.The smart inside rear view mirror will house three buttons – RSA, SOS and Blue Link.
Blue Link is compatible with Alexa, iOS, Google and Android and is available on a 2-year subscription basis.Blue Link connectivity makes use of eSIM that integrates with Vodafone network and also features cloud based voice recognition.
2. Class Leading Features
Wireless charging, Blue link, Air Purifier with self cleaning technology, Tilt and Telescopic Steering, Cooled Glovebox, Push Start/Stop Button with Keyless Entry, 8 inch HD infotainment system with Apple Carplay, android auto, mirror link, Electric Sunroof are some of the top features of Venue to look out for.
3. Safety features
In terms of safety, it will get 6 airbags in its top spec trim.Also, it features Smart IRVM, Rear Sensors, Camera with adaptive guidelines, projector fog lamps (segment first), Electronic stability programme, Vehicle Stability Management, Brake Assist, ABS with EBD, Hill Assist Control and much more.Venue has a strong body structure and is made up of 69% advanced high strength steel + high strength steel.
4. Modern styling
The exteriors of Venue are distinctive and modern.It gets Harrier like turn indicator and beneath that are the projector headlamp setup which is surrounded by LED DRLs.Front cascading grille is treated with lots of chrome.From the side, it looks like Creta thanks to big 16-inch diamond cut alloys and roof rails.At the rear, are the LED tail lamps, large rear bumper and faux skid plates.Overall it has a refreshing design and solid presence.
5. Premium interiors
Hyundai cars have been known for their plush and upmarket cabins.The dashboard is well laid out and at the centre sits the HD 8-inch infotainment system.Silver accents have been used in door handles, around the music system as well as gear knob and leather armrest pad.The design of the air-con is very different from other Hyundai cars and looks sophisticated.Steering wheel, instrument cluster all have been designed to look sporty.
All Black interior theme have given with light grey coloured roof to enhance the roominess of the SUV.Number of small charging sockets and storage areas have also been given.
6. Engine options
A variety of engines on offer makes Venue a better choice.It has got a 1.0 L turbocharged petrol engine mated to 7 speed DCT and MT to take on Ecosport’s 1.0 EcoBoost variant.Along with this, they are also providing a 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol unit carried over from Grand i10, Elite i20 and XCent.Along with this, there is a 1.4-litre CRDi diesel variant which will be an absolute combination of performance and fuel efficiency.
For Venue, Hyundai is offering 3 years and unlimited kms warranty along with 3 years of RSA as well.This means there is complete peace of mind.WRV also offers 3 years unlimited kms warranty but with Venue you are also getting 3 years of Road Side Assistance.