UDHAMPUR, May 22: The new Hyundai Venue was launched at Devika Hyundai here today.
The new car was unveiled by ARTO Udhampur Rachna Sharma in presence of Managing Director Abhimaniue Gupta, Joint Managing Director Karanpal Singh Sahni, General Manager Rajinder Koul along with staff of the Devika Hyundai. With the launch of Venue, Hyundai forayed into high selling compact SUV segment in India.
Speaking at the launch of Hyundai Venue, SS Kim, MD and CEO, Hyundai Motor India Limited said, “We are extremely delighted with the Launch of Hyundai Venue in India. Venue will be India’s First fully Connected SUV equipped with our global Blue Link Connected Technology. The Indian market is at the center of Hyundai’s global growth plan, and the launch of Venue will strengthen our commitment to the Indian Market and fulfill our promise of creating a happy life for our customers”.
The car is priced in the range of Rs. 6.5 to Rs 11.1 lakh for petrol and Rs 7.75 to Rs 10.84 for diesel. It comes with three engine options 1.0 litre turbo petrol and 1.2 litre petrol powertrain alongwith 1.4 litre diesel engine.
The model would compete with Maruti Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon, Ford EcoSport and Mahindra XUV300. Hyundai Venue comes with various India-specific connected features including a panic button for distressed situations. The model comes with various features including an electric sunroof, wireless phone charging, air purifier, cruise control, six airbags, speed sensing autodoor lock and impact sensing unlock, vehicle stability management, among many other first in segment features.
As per the company, 1-litre petrol variant with manual transmission will deliver a fuel efficiency of 18.27 km/litre. The DCT Variant with seven speed transmission would deliver a fuel efficiency of 18.15 km/litre. The 1.2-litre petrol variant comes with fuel efficiency figure of 17.52 km/litre while the 1.4-litre diesel trim would deliver a fuel efficiency of 23.7 km/litre, Hyundai claimed.