July 18, 2019

Hyundai Reveals ‘Venue’ Entry-Level SUV

Hyundai Venue
Hyundai Venue

Hyundai has revealed the Venue – the latest SUV to join its growing product line-up.

Packed with a host of premium driver safety and convenience technologies, Venue will, says Hyundai, be the most affordable Hyundai SUV.

A compact SUV, the Venue’s design offers a new interpretation of Hyundai’s signature design language and comes fitted with a suite of advanced safety technologies.

These include:

  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA)
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Blind-Spot Collision Warning
  • Driver Attention Warning
  • Rear Collision Cross-Traffic Warning (RCCW)
  • Drive Modes includes a snow mode for improved FWD road performance.

Venue has some top-notch Connectivity and Multimedia Systems too.

The infotainment system features an 8-inch Display Audio touchscreen system and rear-view monitor. The 8-inch display includes both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. For those that opt for navigation, free Real-Time Traffic is provided by HERE maps service with free map updates included via Hyundai MapCare for 3 years. There are also Dual USBs, 3.5” TFT instrument cluster display to illustrate useful information, rear-view camera and Bluetooth hands-free phone.

Remote starting is also available via its Blue Link integrations with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. These integrations work by a customer simply asking an Alexa or Google Assistant–enabled device, like an Amazon Echo or Google Home, to start their car.

Venue comes with Hyundai’s Smartstream Gamma 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine. The Dual Port Fuel Injection (DPFI) engine is paired with either a six-speed manual transmission or Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT) automatic.