Hyundai Venue Executive edition launched in India; Entry-level diesel variants discontinued

Hyundai India has repositioned the variants of its entry-level SUV in the Indian market – the Venue. Hyundai has introduced two new trims and has discontinued variants too. The Venue competes with the likes of Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza in the Indian market and is priced between Rs 6.92 lakh and Rs 11.78 lakh, ex-showroom.

Hyundai Venue Executive edition launched in India; Entry-level diesel variants discontinued

The Venue sub-4m compact SUV now gets two new trims – S(O) and SX(O) Executive. The new S(O) is available with the 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol and the 1.5-litre diesel engine options. The SX(O) Executive will only be available with a 1.5-litre diesel engine. Here is a detailed price list of the new variants.

Hyundai Venue S(O), SX(O) Executive prices
Variant Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Venue 1.0 Turbo iMT S(O) Rs 9.03 lakh
Venue 1.0 Turbo DCT S(O) Rs 9.94 lakh
Venue 1.5 Diesel MT S(O) Rs 9.45 lakh
Venue 1.5 Diesel MT SX(O) Executive Rs 10.97 lakh

Hyundai Venue S(O)

The new Venue (O) is based on the S trim of the model but it gets a few additional features. Starting with the projector headlamps with LED DRLs, cornering headlamps, 16-inch steel wheels, which are designed to look like alloy wheels and the Supervision instrument cluster.

The S(O) also gets a 2-DIN infotainment system with USB and Bluetooth, steering-mounted audio controls, manual climate control, front and rear power windows, a cooled glovebox and remote locking.

The safety kit includes dual airbags, ABS with EBD. The variant with DCT also gets electronic stability control and hill start assist.

Hyundai Venue SX(O) Executive

Hyundai offers the Venue SX(O) Executive only with the diesel engine option and it is positioned between the SX and the SX(O) trims. The variant is based on the SX trim and gets additional features like electronic stability control, hill start assist keyless entry with push-button start, rear washer and wiper, a Supervision instrument cluster and tyre pressure monitoring system. The variant also gets 16-inch alloy wheels as standard.

Hyundai has also updated the Bluelink connected car technology with voice-based commands. Features like opening and closing of the sunroof can be done by voice, just like the Hyundai Alcazar.

Discontinued variants

Hyundai has discontinued as many as six variants of the Venue including Turbo S MT, Turbo S iMT, Turbo S DCT, Turbo SX(O) MT, E Diesel and S Diesel. The entry-level Turbo S discontinued now and the new variant – S(O) iMT is priced Rs 30,000 higher. The E and S Diesel variants are now replaced by the S (O), which is about Rs 1.07 lakh more expensive and Rs 16,000 more expensive than E and S, respectively.

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