Hyundai gets 15,000 pre-orders for the Venue - Report

21/05/2019 - 17:19 | ,   | Sagar Parikh

Hyundai is already sitting on 15,000 pre-orders for the just-launched Venue. The new B-SUV has been priced from INR 6.50-10.84 lakh*.

Hyundai Venue Front Three Quarters Left Side
Hyundai has capped the monthly production of the Venue at 9,000 units.

The latest development indicates that most customers booking the Venue now will be basically backordering, as Hyundai has capped the monthly production at 9,000 units. The company had accepted pre-orders from the 2nd till the 20th of this month. With the prices announced and being so attractive, the demand will likely go up notably.

The Hyundai Venue is the production version of the Hyundai HND-14 ‘Carlino’ concept from Auto Expo 2016. It took a period of four years and investment of $100 million to develop this model. It will be sold in developed markets like the USA, Canada and Australia as well.

The Hyundai Venue’s main highlight is the Blue Link connectivity suite comprising 33 connected vehicle features, of which 10 are India-specific. Remote engine start/stop, remote climate control with engine start, real-time vehicle tracking, geo-fence alert, auto crash notification and assistance, panic notification and stolen vehicle tracking are some the main features included in Blue Link.

Hyundai Venue Rear Three Quarters Right Side
64% of the Hyundai Venue's pre-orders have been specified with a petrol engine.

Below are the other highlights of the Hyundai Venue:

Hyundai Venue - Highlights

Design Performance Comfort and Convenience Safety Connectivity Technologies
− Aggressive Front Dark Chrome Grille

− LED Tail lamps

− Projector H/ lamp with LED DRLs

− Outside Door Handles Chrome

− Shark Fin Antenna

− Projector Type Fog lamps

− 1.0L Turbo PL Engine w/ 6MT

− 7 Speed DCT

− Electric Sunroof

− Cruise Control

− Air Purifier

− Wireless Charger

− Voice Recognition

− Arkamys Sound

− Rear AC Vents

− Cornering Lamps

− Glove box cooling

− 6 Airbags

− Speed Sensing Auto Door lock

− ESC/ESP & VSM (Vehicle Stability Mgt.)

− HAC (Hill Assist Control)

− BAS (Brake Assist System)

− ISOFIX

− Full Connectivity – Hyundai BLUE LINK

− Remote Start, Door/Climate/Horn/ Light Control

− Real-time Traffic Information

− POI Send2Car (Destination Transfer)

− Destination Set in link with Schedule

− Vehicle Theft Notification/Track / Immobilize

− Share My Car (APP Sharing)

− 8” Touchscreen AVNT w/ Apple Carplay & Android Auto

Hyundai sells the Venue in four mechanical configurations in India, as listed below:

Hyundai Venue - Specifications

Engine & Transmission Maximum Power Maximum Torque Fuel Economy Rating (ARAI)
1.0L turbocharged petrol | 6-speed MT/7-speed DCT 120 PS 172 Nm 18.27 km/l (MT)/18.15 km/l (DCT)
1.2L naturally aspirated petrol | 5-speed MT 83 PS 115 Nm 17.52 km/l
1.4L turbocharged diesel | 6-speed MT 90 PS 220 Nm 23.70 km/l

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The Hyundai Venue competes with the Maruti Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon, Ford EcoSport and Mahindra XUV300.

Hyundai Venue - Prices*

Configuration E S SX SX (O) SX+
1.2L petrol-MT INR 6,50,000 INR 7,20,000
1.0L petrol-MT INR 8,21,000 INR 9,54,000 INR 10,60,000
1.0L petrol-DCT INR 9,35,000 INR 11,10,500
1.4L diesel-MT INR 7,75,000 INR 8,45,000 INR 9,78,000 INR 10,84,000

*Ex-showroom India, introductory

[Source: livemint.com]

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