Hyderabad (Nand Kumar Nair): Hyundai Venue In a career spanning over three years, the company has taken this vehicle to three lakh homes. The rising sales figures show how much people have liked this sub-compact SUV. At the same time, now Hyundai has launched the facelift model of Venue in the market, which looks quite different from before and is equipped with more features.

worth: The 2022 Hyundai Venue is offered with one petrol, one turbo-petrol and one diesel engine option. The SUV will get six trims, which are priced between Rs 7.52 lakh and Rs 12.57 lakh. Meanwhile, Maruti is also bringing its new Brezza next week. Talking about the rival, SUVs like Maruti Brezza, Tata Nexon, Kia Sonet and Mahindra XUV300 compete with Hyundai Venue.

Design has changed

The design of the Venue now looks quite different than before. The new chrome-black grille on the Venue is Tucson inspired. At the same time, the front and rear bumpers have been changed. The 16-inch alloy wheels have also been given a different design than before. The most beautiful part of the Venue is the rear tail light which seems to be inspired by an electric vehicle. The tail light is made up of many small parts and is connected by a long line of lights.

Plenty of features

Hyundai Venue has always been equipped with many features. With the introduction of facelift features in the Venue, Hyundai has focused on the comfort of the passengers. The rear seat has been given two-way adjustability and such vents and arm rests have also been provided for the convenience of the passengers. The seat fabric has also been changed and the driver seat is now equipped with electric adjustment.

Apart from this, customers can enjoy sunroof, wireless-charging, air-purifier and over 60 connected car features in the top variants of Venue. The 9-inch touchscreen on the Venue has been updated, allowing you to input and give commands on the screen in 10 regional languages. The screen in front of the driver has also become fully digital.

Three engine options are given

The Hyundai Venue is one of the few sub-compact SUVs that are sold in petrol, turbo-petrol and diesel engines. In the gearbox too, you get the option of manual, automatic, iMT and dual-clutch. No changes have been made to the engine. However, the company says that the dual-clutch gearbox paired with the turbo-petrol engine now comes with a few updates.

Should I buy the 2022 Hyundai Venue?

The Hyundai Venue is clearly a great option in the subcompact SUV segment. The new Venue gets massive changes in technology, features and looks and is priced between Rs 7.53 lakh and Rs 12.57 lakh (ex-showroom).

Edited By: Sonali Singh