Hyundai Venue is the new entrant in the segment while the Ecosport has been in the market for a long time as of now.So we bring you a comparison of Venue vs Ecosport on the basis of features, price, dimensions and engine options.
|Boot Space||350 L||352 L|
|Ground clearance||190 mm||200 mm|
Both these compact SUVs are under 4-metre in length while the EcoSport is just 3 mm longer when compared to Venue.In terms of width, Venue has got the point here as it has slightly better width at 1,770 mm.Major difference is in the height of the SUVs.Here is less taller to Ecosport by 57 mm.Wheelbase of Venue and EcoSport is 2500 mm and 2519 mm respectively.Ground clearance of Ecosport is 200 mm while for Venue it is 190 mm.Bootspace of the SUVs is almost the same with EcoSport’s cargo area at 352 Litres which is just larger than Venue’s 350 litres trunk area.
|Engine||1.2 L VTVT 4 cylinder||1.5 Ti-VCT 4 cylinder|
|Power||82 bhp @ 6000 rpm||121 BHP @ 6500rpm|
|Torque||115 Nm @ 4000 rpm||150 NM @ 4500 RPM|
|Transmission||5 speed MT||5 speed MT & 6 speed AT|
|Mileage||17.52 kmpl||17 kmpl & 14.8 kmpl|
Venue and EcoSport are offered with two petrol engine options.First of all, we will compare the specs and mileage of 1.2 L petrol variant of Venue with 1.5 L petrol model of EcoSport.Venue’s 1.2 L VTVT 4 cylinder motor makes 82 BHP of power and 115 NM of torque.It is paired to 5 speed manual gearbox with a claimed fuel efficiency of 17.52 kmpl.While the 1.5 L TI-VCT engine of Ecosport is more powerful at 121 BHP and 150 NM torque.It comes with 5 speed manual and 6 speed AT options with certified fuel economy of 17 kmpl and 14.8 kmpl respectively.
|Engine||1.0 L GDI turbocharged 3 cylinder||1.0 3 cylinder EcoBoost|
|Power||118 bhp @ 6000 rpm||123 BHP @ 6000 RPM|
|Torque||172 Nm @ 1500 rpm||170 NM @ 1500 – 4500 RPM|
|Transmission||6 speed manual / 7 speed DCT||6 speed mt|
|Mileage||18.27 kmpl / 18.15 kmpl||18.1 kmpl|
The second petrol engine of EcoSport and Venue is a 1.0 turbocharged petrol engines.The first main difference between the 1.0 L engines of both these SUVs is that Venue’s turbo petrol variant has got the option for 6 Speed manual along with 7 speed DCT option while Ecosport EcoBoost only comes with 6 speed manual model.Venue’s engine makes 118 BHP compared to 123 BHP power of EcoBoost engine.But the torque of Ecosport’s 1.0 engine is 170 NM while that of Venue is 172 NM.Fuel efficiency for venue is 18.27 kmpl and 18.15 kmpl for Venue’s 6 Speed manual and DCT option while EcoSport engine churns out 18.1 kmpl.
|Engine||1.4 L CRDi 4 cylinder turbocharged engine||1.5 TDCi 4 cylinder|
|Power||89 BHP||99 BHP|
|Torque||220 NM||205 NM|
|Transmission||6 speed MT||5 speed MT|
|Mileage||23.7 kmpl||23 kmpl|
Venue comes with 1.4 L 4 cylinder CRDi engine making 89 BHP of power and 220 NM of maximum torque.It comes teamed up with 6 speed manual transmission with fuel efficiency of 23.7 kmpl.Ecosport’s 1.5 L TDCi diesel unit is tuned with 99 BHP and 205 NM of torque.It gets only 5 speed manual option and the fuel efficiency is 23 kmpl.
Hyundai Venue comes with 3 years and unlimited kms warranty along with 3 years of Road Side assistance as well while Ecosport’s warranty is 2 years as well as 1,00,000 kms.Here Venue wins.
Hyundai Venue stunned a number of rivals with its price.It is priced very competitively in India.The price for Venue is between Rs. 6.5 Lakhs and Rs. 10.84 Lakhs for top end trim.While the EcoSport is slightly expensive than Venue and price segment for EcoSport is between Rs. 7.69 Lakhs and Rs. 11.33 Lakhs for the S diesel variant (Ex Showroom).
Venue’s infotainment system is a 8-inch touchscreen unit with blue link, Arkamys sound, android auto, Apple CarPlay, navigation as well as mirror link while that of Ecosport is a 8 inch setup with SYNC3, android auto, apple CarPlay and embedded navigation.
Standard safety features
|Dual front airbags||Dual front airbags|
|ABS with EBD||ABS with EBD|
|Rear parking sensors||Rear parking sensors|
|Speed Sensing auto Door Lock||Speed Sensing auto Door Lock|
|Engine Immobiliser||Engine Immobiliser|
|Driver & Passenger Seat Belt Reminder||Driver & Passenger Seat Belt Reminder|
|Front Seat Belts with Pretensioner||Front Seat Belts with Pretensioner & Load Limiter|
|Central locking||Rear Child Lock|
|Impact sensing auto door unlock||Crash Unlocking System (Door Unlock with Light Flashing)|
|High Speed Alert||Approach Lights & Homesafe Headlamps|
|ISOFIX||Door Ajar Warning|
|–||Emergency Brake Light Flashing|
These are the features that are available on both these SUVs right from the base model, that is, the E model for Venue and Ambient for Ecosport.EcoSport’s standard safety equipments is slighlty longer than that of Venue.
These are the features which are offered in both Ecosport as well as Venue.
Common features – Electric sunroof, Auto ac (Eco Coating Technology in Venue), Rear centre armrest with cupholders, Cruise controls (Adjustable speed limiter in EcoSport), 17 inch alloys, Rear Parcel tray, 60:40 split rear seats, Electric Folding, ORVM with turn indicators, Leather steering wheel, LED DRLs, Front centre armrest with storage (sliding in venue), Leather door armrest and gear knob, Height adjustable front and rear seat headrest and Roof Rails.
These are features which are offered uniquely in Venue and Ecosport doesn’t offer them.
Venue Unique features – Air purifier, Wireless phone charging, Blue link, Rear AC vents, Cooled glove box, Chrome outer door handles, Shark finn antenna, LED tail lamps with crystal effect, halogen projector headlamps and 12V rear power socket.
These are some of the unique features of Ford EcoSport over Hyundai Venue.
Ecosport unique features – Sunglass holder, Telescopic steering, Multi colour footwell ambient lighting, Leather seat upholstery (Leather and fabric combo in venue), Glovebox illuminated, Leather front armrest and HID projector headlamps.
These are the safety features which comes in both Ecosport as well as Venue.
Common Safety features – 6 airbags, Rear Wash Wiper & Defogger , ISOFIX child seat mounts, Rear View Camera with adaptive guidelines , Hill start assist, Burglar alarm, Push Start Stop button with smart keyless entry, Electronic Stability Control and Automatic headlamps.
Unique safety feature list of Hyundai Venue are below:
Unique Safety Features of Venue – Driver rear view monitor, Projector fog lamps along with Vehicle Stability Management System (VSM).
These are some of the unique safety features of Ecosport which means that are available only in Ecosport and not in Venue.
Unique Safety Features of Ecosport – Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, Auto Dimming IRVM, Automatic Rain sensing wipers, Emergency Assistance, Electronic Brake Assist, Ford MyKey and Traction Control System.
Venue is priced very competitively in the compact SUV segment.It undercuts Ecosport by a big margin.If you are looking for value for money car, then Venue has to be the obvious choice.
Mileage of Venue is better when compared to Ecosport whether it is 1.2, 1.0 turbo or the 1.4 L Diesel engine.If you want a combination of fuel economy as well as performance, then venue is the one you should go.Plus the ecosport doesn’t remain behind in terms of fuel economy as well but since Venue is slightly more fuel efficient than Ecosport, so this point goes to Venue.
Here venue clearly takes the point by offering class leading feature of Blue link which comes with tons of features including remote start stop, turning on and off air con and much more.
Why to buy EcoSport over Venue
Safety and Features
Although both these SUVs are neck to neck in terms of safety equipments and features on offer but here Ecosport takes the lead by offering a number of extra features over Hyundai Venue.
But it is in terms of engine options where both these SUVs gets equal points as both these cars offers 3 engine options along with the availability of automatic variant as well.For Ecosport, it comes in 1.5 petrol variant while for Venue, it is offered in 1.0 turbo model.
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