Venue is India’s highest-selling sub four-meter SUV of 2020 (Jan-May) in India, with over 24,400 units sold
Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) today announced that its Venue, claimed to be India’s first fully-connected SUV has sold over 1 lakh units within one year of launch. The Venue has recorded sales of over 97,400 units in India and over 7,400 units in international markets. This has resulted in the Venue surpassing many milestones, placing it well to become an SUV of ‘Many Firsts.’
Hyundai Venue began creating new records right from its launch and became the first SUV to become numerous firsts. It was the highest-selling sub four-meter compact SUV in CY 2020 in India (Jan-May). Almost 44 % of Venue sales are for the version featuring Hyundai’s Kappa 1 l, T-GDi petrol engine, making it the most popular engine option and showcasing a strong acceptance of Hyundai’s Advanced Global Technology. Of these, over 15,000 units have been sold with the optional seven-speed DCT transmission. In addition, HMIL said over 30,000 customers have opted for Venue variants with the company’s BlueLink Connected Technology.
SS Kim, Managing Director and CEO, HMIL, said the Venue is India’s first fully-connected SUV and most-awarded Car of The Year 2019-20, setting a chord with new age customers. With the Venue, HMIL has pioneered fully-connected technology, and has paved the way to democratise global technologies like the Kappa 1 l, T-GDi engine and seven-speed DCT in India, he added.