The Hyundai Venue facelift has been launched in India at Rs 7.53 lakh. Simply earlier than the launch, we determined to revisit our hottest Hyundai Venue drive tales and have put collectively an inventory of our high 4 drive tales, since 2019, with the compact SUV. It was launched in India on 21 Could 2019 and at the moment it was priced within the vary of Rs 6.50 lakh to Rs 10.80 lakh with 13 variants throughout three engines and two gearbox choices.
First drive overview
In our first ever encounter with the Venue we drove the then first in section 1.0-litre GDi turbo petrol SX variant guide. Right here we discovered that it ticked all the fitting bins by way of options, trip high quality and punch from the engine. On the flip aspect, it may have finished with extra shoulder room on the rear.
Long run overview
Simply a short time after the drive, a diesel-powered Venue joined our long-term fleet and in these eight months, we did fairly a bit with the automotive even within the face of a pandemic.Throughout that point it did the city-run, and freeway run and even proved to be a worthwhile help automotive for our photograph and video shoots. On the finish of our stint, we had managed to place 11616km on the clock, the likes of which included story quantity 5 on this listing.
The Hyundai Venue was the primary automotive within the nation to introduce a clutch-less guide. This was an alternate method to the automated guide and noticed the automotive get a guide transmission however with an automatic clutch. Throughout our drive expertise, we found that you simply acquired all the advantages of a guide however with none of the additional struggles related to having a 3rd pedal within the automotive.
Highway take a look at
This was our most complete overview of the Venue because it was launched and right here we acquired our fingers on the 1.0-litre petrol and the 1.4-litre diesel that was ultimately changed by a 1.5-litre engine that now powers all the Hyundai diesel household proper from the i20 to the Alcazar three-row SUV. Right here too we had been impressed with the function listing and driving expertise that the Venue supplied.
Nice India drive 2019
Whereas we could name this a high 4 listing, we are able to’t neglect our most epic journey with the Venue. On the 2019 Nice India drive, we took the then model new Venue from the Statue of Unity in Gujarat to the dusty shores of Jaisalmer. En route, we took in all of the sights, sounds and numerous meals. In the long run, the Venue diesel gave us 16.9kmpl constantly over the 3000km journey.
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