Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) today announced it has commenced bookings for its VENUE SUV, claimed to be the country’s first connected SUV. The global launch of the Hyundai VENUE in India is scheduled to take place on 21 May, 2019, with booking now being accepted with an amount of Rs 21,000. Customers can book the Hyundai VENUE online through Hyundai website (https://bookonline.hyundai.co.in/) or visit any Hyundai Dealership with the booking amount.
The Hyundai VENUE will be available in four major trims with multiple powertrain options. The connected compact SUV is defined by key values of Solid Presence, Refreshing Driving Experience and Leading-Edge Connectivity. It is said to stand for the third SPACE, which is trendy, unique and stylish, and is a true representation of Hyundai’s newest connected SUV. Hyundai VENUE aims to create ease of life for the customers by being their perfect and connected companion, HMIL noted.
The company said that in line with its promise of unmatched performance and innovation in mobility, VENUE will have several firsts to its credit. It will be the first Hyundai India model to offer an in-house developed seven-speed advanced DCT technology in addition to the proven six-speed and five-speed manual transmissions. The 1 l Kappa Turbo GDi petrol engine will also debut with the Hyundai VENUE, along with the 1.2 l Kappa petrol and 1.4 l U2 CRDi diesel engine.
Vikas Jain, National Sales Head, HMIL, said, “Today we are set to mark a new beginning in the Indian compact SUV segment. The Hyundai VENUE has already captured the customers’ Purchase of Interest and we are confident this SUV will set a new benchmark in auto industry.” The Hyundai VENUE is a testimony of the company’s commitment to bring the best of global products and technology for customers in India, he added. Jain further said that the VENUE is a true example of Hyundai’s emphasis towards becoming a lifetime partner in the everyday lives of customers, with its modern progressive design and versatile package including Seamless Connectivity, Complete Safety and Peace of Mind.