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Price for the 2022 Hyundai Venue facelift starts at Rs.  7.53 lakh (Ex-showroom, India)

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Price for the 2022 Hyundai Venue facelift starts at Rs. 7.53 lakh (Ex-showroom, India)

Since its launch in India in 2019, the Venue has been one of Hyundai’s most popular models with over 3 lakh units sold in India. Now, Hyundai has given the sub-compact SUV a facelift, bringing updated styling, tweaks to the interior, and new features. Prices for the new Venue now start at Rs 7.53 lakh (ex-showroom, India). We take a look at what’s changed.

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Exterior Style

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The new Venue features connected tail lamps.

While the Venue retains its same basic silhouette Hyundai has brought in some styling details in line with its latest global SUV line-up. Up front, the most noticeable change is the new ‘Parametric Jewel Grille’ with chrome inserts and a darkened surround. The unit melds neatly with the high-set cluster that houses the parking lights and indicators. The main headlamp unit sits lower down on the bumper and features integrated daytime running elements. The front bumper too is new and gets a rectangular blacked-out section lower down housing the central air-dam. A faux skid plate element completes the look. Down the sides little has changed saved for the new design of alloy wheels. At the back the most noticeable change is the rear lights which are now larger, connected by a LED lightbar and feature individual dash-like lightning elements. The rear bumper too is new and also features a prominent blacked-out section and faux skid plate.

Also Read: 2022 Hyundai Venue Facelift Launch Date Announced; Design Sketches Released

Interior Updates

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Interior of the new Hyundai Venue

The cabin still retains the same dashboard design though the biggest change is the move away from the outgoing car’s all-black interior. The lower dashboard is now finished in a lighter shade of beige as are the seats. Fabric upholstery still remains standard with only the top-spec model getting a mix of fabric and leather upholstery. Also new to the cabin is the ambient lighting and power adjustability for the driver seat – only 4-way adjustable, and a two-step recline function for the rear seat backrest.

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Hyundai Venue gets a two-step adjustable seat back-rest, a first in class feature.

Variants, Engine and Gearbox

The new Venue is available in a total of six variants – E, S, S+, S(O), SX and SX(O) – and with three engine options with the choice of engine depending on the variant. The base E and S variants are only available with the familiar 82 bhp 1.2-litre petrol engine. The S+ is available with the 98 bhp 1.5-liter diesel engine while the S(O) is available with either the naturally aspirated petrol or 118 bhp 1.0-litre turbo-petrol engine. The SX variant is only available with the 1.2 petrol and 1.5 diesel engine while the fully-loaded SX(O) can be had only with the turbo-petrol and diesel.

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Venue gets two petrol and one diesel engine options.

Also Read: 2022 Hyundai Venue Facelift India Launch Highlights

The 1.2 petrol and 1.5 diesel are only available with manual gearboxes (5-speed for the petrol and 6-speed for the diesel) while the 1.0 turbo-petrol can be had with either a 6-speed clutch pedal-less iMT gearbox or a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic.

Features Updates

The Venue is now also more feature-loaded than before. Focusing on the fully-loaded variants, it now gets new LED headlamps, reclining rear seat backrest, ambient lighting, power-adjustable driver seat, updated BlueLink connected tech with 60+ features and 12 language recognition, Home to Car functionality via Google and Alexa Voice commands, digital instrument cluster, puddle lamps and drive modes for the DCT equipped models.

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Other updates include making equipment such as vehicle stability management, hill start assist, auto headlamps, tire pressure monitoring and 8.0-inch touchscreen among others now available from the mid-spec S variant onwards.

Differential Equipment Availability

The new Venue also get feature differences between the same variant based on which engine in under the bonnet. In the S(O) trim the 1.2 petrol gets you smaller 15-inch wheels compared to the turbo’s larger 16-inches. Even cruise control and a rear wiper are exclusive to the turbo variant.

Also Read: Hyundai Venue Subcompact SUV Crosses 3 Lakh Units Sales Milestone In India

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Similarly, moving to the SX variant, the 1.2-litre petrol variant still runs smaller steel wheels while the diesel will get you 16-inch alloys. Additionally, its only the petrol model that gets you BlueLink connected car tech though the diesel does get you wireless smartphone connectivity which is lacking on the petrol – the BlueLink-equipped touchscreen doesn’t support wireless Android Auto and AppleCarPlay. The diesel however does get you remote engine start, cruise control and a rear wiper which is missing on the SX petrol.

Price and Rivals

The Venue’s prices start from Rs 7.53 lakh for the base 1.2 petrol E variant. The prices for the turbo-petrol and diesel, meanwhile, start from Rs 9.99 lakh. The full price list is as follows:










Variants 1.2 MPi Petrol (MT) 1.0 Turbo GDi Petrol (iMT) 1.0 Turbo GDi Petrol (DCT) 1.5 CRDi Diesel (MT)
E ₹7,53,100
S ₹8,70,400
S(O) ₹9,50,200 ₹9,99,900 ₹10,96,700.
S+ ₹9,99,900.
SX ₹10,69,500. ₹11,42,500
SX(O) ₹ 11,92,000 ₹12,57,000 ₹12,32,000.

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The Venue goes up against the Kia Sonet, Tata Nexon, Maruti Vitara Brezza, Toyota Urban Cruiser, Mahindra XUV300, Renault Kiger and Nissan Kicks in the heavily contested sub-compact SUV segment.

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