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Hyundai Venue selling in good numbers in Utility Vehicle segment

Parichay Malvankar
Written by Parichay Malvankar

Hyundai’s Venue compact-SUV has been doing good in the sales race. The sub-4 metre SUV has now become a common sight on the streets, hinting that the market is loving the new product from Hyundai which slots below the much loved Hyundai Creta. Hyundai has now revealed that they have sold more than 42,681 units of the Venue in the May-September 2019 period. Hyundai also claims that this makes Venue the highest selling utility vehicle in this period.

Hyundai has received more than 75,000 bookings so far for the Venue and there is a noticeable waiting period on this car. The brand has delivered 42,681 cars so far within the first 5 months of launch of this compact-SUV. The Hyundai Venue rivals the likes of Ford EcoSport, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Mahindra XUV300, Mahindra TUV300 and Tata Nexon.

The Venue is built from 69% Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS) + High Strength Steel (HSS) and comes with safety features such as ABS with EBD, Airbags, parking sensors, speed alert system, seat belt reminder, etc. as standard.

The Hyundai Venue is sold in 3 engine options which include an all-new 1.0L T-GDI turbocharged petrol motor making a debut with 120 PS of power and 171.6 Nm of torque. This engine comes matched to a manual as well as 7-speed DCT automatic gearbox. The 1.2L Kappa series petrol engine produces 83 PS of power and 114.7 Nm of torque matched to a 5-speed manual. The diesel variants come with a 1.4L engine producing 90 PS of power and 219.6 Nm of torque matched to a 6-speed manual gearbox.

Features on the Hyundai Venue include connected tech features via the touchscreen infotainment, climate control, wireless charging, electric sunroof, Arkamys sound system, LED DRLs, LED tail lamps, projector headlamps, dual tone alloy wheels, roof rails, body cladding, fabric seats, etc.