The Hyundai Venue has been launched in India with prices starting from Rs 6.50 lakh (ex-showroom pan-India). The Korean carmaker’s first-ever sub-4m SUV competes with the Maruti Suzuki Brezza, Mahindra XUV300, Tata Nexon and the Ford EcoSport.
Hyundai is offering the Venue with both petrol and diesel engine options. The diesel Venue gets a 1.4-litre engine that produces 90PS of power and 220Nm of torque, mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. The petrol Venue, on the other hand, is available with two engine options. There’s the Elite i20’s 1.2-litre unit mated to a 5-speed manual transmission for a total output of 83PS and 115Nm. This engine is only offered in the lower E and S variants. Hyundai is also offering a new 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol unit that produces 120PS and 172Nm. This engine can be had either with a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed DCT (dual-clutch automatic transmission).