Hyundai Launches India’s First Fully Connected SUV – ‘VENUE’

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Bhubaneswar: Hyundai Motor India Ltd., the country’s first Smart Mobility Solutions Company and the largest exporter since inception, today launched India’s first fully Connected SUV – Hyundai VENUE. The Hyundai VENUE has been designed to offer Solid Road Presence, Refreshing Driving Experience and Seamless Connectivity with Hyundai Blue Link.  Speaking at the launch of Hyundai VENUE, Mr. S S Kim, MD & CEO,Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said, “We are extremely delighted with the Launch of Hyundai VENUE in India. VENUE will be India’s First fully Connected SUV equipped with our global Blue Link Connected Technology. The Indian market is at the center of Hyundai’s global growth plan, and the launch of VENUE will strengthen our commitment to the Indian Market and fulfill our promise of creating a happy life for our customers.”
“Equipped with many first and best in segment with connectivity features, Hyundai VENUE will become a personal sanctuary for their customers. We are sure Hyundai VENUE will create a new benchmark in the segment and demonstrate Hyundai’s unwavering promise of offering the highest quality and feature rich products to the customers.”
Development Concept Hyundai VENUE is crafted step-by-step to meet the needs of Indian youth who seek future technology, Space, Comfort, Safety and Ergonomics with new age style.The development direction ofHyundai VENUE is defined by Solid Presence, Refreshing Driving Experience and Leading-Edge Seamless Connectivity. The core philosophy of VENUE stands for the 3rd SPACE which is trendy, unique, 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 connected friend on the go.
Hyundai VENUE is defined by 3 key Values:  Solid Presence, Refreshing Driving Experience and Seamless Connectivity.

1.  The Solid Presence  VENUE conveys a Modern Design and Versatile compact package. For those constantly on-the-go, VENUE offers adaptability to the urban entrepreneur lifestyle many consumers experience in today’s fast-paced environment.
Hyundai VENUE possess Confident and Characteristic front design with Bold yet premium appeal. The design of the new VENUE exhibits confident body forms, delivering a new interpretation of Hyundai’s signature design language. The front of the vehicle showcasesDark Chrome Front Grille which includes the new Hyundai signature face while the side profile reflects a solid and full volume wheel arch and strong character line. The sophisticated rear design with unique emblem gives it a premium and luxury appeal.
The cube shaped Projector head lamps provide a distinct look to the front design while the LED DRL surrounding the projector headlamps adds to the unique looks.
• R16 Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels• LED tail lamps with Crystal Effect• Sporty Roof Rail• Shark Fin Antenna  • Silver Skid Plates• Chrome Finish Outside Door handles (Best-in-Segment)• Projector Fog lamps (Best-in-Segment)
The interior design is simple yet stylish to enhance the appeal and Customer experience. Three interior colour themes are being offered to suit the dynamic lifestyle of the customers.
• Color themes – Black Single Tone, Khaki Dual Tone and Denim Dual Tone• Sporty Front Design• Supervision Cluster for multiple information• Combination of Leatherette and Fabric Upholstery• FATC with digital Display• Unique Laser Cut finish on the crash pad • AC vents silver surround• High gloss finish on center fascia, Gear knob, AC and Audio Knobs• Leatherette wrapped Steering • Metal Finish Inside Door handles

 

Colours
The Hyundai VENUE will be available in 4 major trims with multiple powertrain options in 7 exciting exterior colours including 3 new colours – Denim Blue, Lava Orange and Deep Forest and 3 Dual Tone options.
2. Refreshing Driving Experience

The VENUE comes with Efficient Powertrain options with unmatched performance with several firsts to its credit. It is the first Hyundai product with in-house developed 7-Speed advanced Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) technology (Best-in-Segment) in addition to the proven 6 MT and 5 MT transmissions. The VENUE will be powered with debut of Kappa 1.0 Turbo GDi Petrol Engine along with well- proven 1.2 l Kappa Petrol and 1.4 l Diesel Engine.   Engine & Transmission  Engine Capacity (CC) Maximum Power (ps/rpm) Maximum Torque (kgm/rpm) Transmission ARAI Certified Figures(kmpl)1.0 (Kappa T- GDI Petrol Engine) 998 [email protected],000 17.5 @1,500~4,000 6 MT 18.27(Best-in-Segment) 7 DCT 18.15(Best-in-Segment)1.2 l Petrol 1,197 [email protected],000 [email protected],000 5 MT 17.521.4 l Diesel 1,396 [email protected],000 [email protected],500~2,750 6 MT 23.70
Hyundai VENUE has been tested and evaluated in the most demanding conditions across the length and breadth of India to ensure it exceeds customers’ expectations in drivability and performance.
Exterior Dimensions Length x Width x Height 3,995 x 1,770 x 1,605 mm (With Roof Rack)Wheelbase 2,500 mm

 

 

Reassurance with High Level Safety
Hyundai VENUE is a result of continuous, consistent and innovative effort to create a car with utmost Passenger and Pedestrian safety. Built for ultimate driving pleasure and complete peace of mind, Hyundai VENUE boasts of Advanced Safety System providing the best Active and Passive safety for a stress-free driving. Built with the application of 69 % Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS) + High Strength Steel (HSS), Hyundai VENUE achieves prominent Static & Dynamic stiffness with improved structural rigidity.
VENUE meets the Pedestrian Safety norm, lower stiffener is applied to front crash beam to improve on the pedestrian safety. Additionally, standard ABS with EBD, Dual Airbags and Rear Parking Sensors provide uncompromised safety.
Standard Safety Features:
• Dual Front Airbags • ABS with EBD • ISOFIX • Seatbelt Reminder • Rear Parking Sensors• Speed sensing Auto door lock & Crash sensing Auto Door Unlock

Safety Features:
• 6 Airbags in Top Variant• Hill Assist Control• Electronic Stability Control• Vehicle Stability Management• Auto Headlamps with Escort Function• Cornering Lamps• Rear Camera with Rear Parking Sensors• Power window with auto Up/Down

Ride & Handling
Adopting the bigger, stronger, rigid platform, VENUE provides a stable and comfortable ride.
VENUE is equipped with balanced suspension system and confident steering to enhance ride comfort and ease of manoeuvrability to suit the India road conditions. The front suspension is mounted with McPherson Strut with coil spring that gives stability at rough road drives and reduces body roll giving improved cornering performance. The rear suspension uses Coupled Torsion Beam Axle with coil spring and rear shock absorber that minimizes shock rebound providing a comfortable and stable ride. The advanced aerodynamics combined with Strong body structure and extensive use of sound absorbing materials ensures superior NVH isolation for a quiet and pleasant driving experience.

 

Amenities, Comfort & Convenience Hyundai is constantly thinking about customers and the quality of the cars that they would like to drive.This philosophy is evident in the Hyundai VENUE’s comfort and convenience features. It is trulythe most perfect blend of style, proportion, architecture and technology. The SUV’s appealing interior space and comfortable cabin provide adequate space for the versatile urban commuter. Hyundai VENUE comes with a host of Comfort and Convenience features including Smart Electric Sunroof, Wireless Phone Charger, Air Purifier, Cruise Control to name a few.
3. Technology – Seamless Connectivity Hyundai VENUE is India’s first Connected SUV with the most advanced Connectivity solution- ‘Hyundai Blue Link’ which has an in-built and tamper-proof device powered by Vodafone-Idea eSIM and a Cloud-based Voice Recognition platform from Global AI (Artificial Intelligence) Company – Sound Hound. The Hyundai Blue Link is Hyundai’s global technology which is introduced in the Indian market with 33 features out of which 10are India specific features for most practical and holistic connectivity with Safety, Security, Geographic Information Services, Vehicle Management Relationship Management, Artificial Intelligence, Alert Services and Location Based Services. The Hyundai Blue Link is set to herald a new era of smart connected cars in India. The Blue Link services will be complimentary for first 3 years and post which customers can further renew the services. For all Hyundai VENUE Customers as a special service – Blue Care home visit will be scheduled on the 15th Day of the purchase of the vehicle.  Additionally, to actively support and guide our customers for Blue Link Application and Services, we have trained a team of over 615 Blue Link Wizards as specialists in their field and in-turn they have trained over 10,000 Hyundai Sales Consultants and approximately 9, 000 Dealer Service Manpower across India. Among many firsts in the industry, Hyundai will install Blue Link Simulation app across dealerships to give their customers a connected in-car experience. This will enable the customers to have a firsthand feel of the technology.
Peace of Mind
As a Lifetime Partner and beyond, Hyundai VENUE will provide complete peace of mind with 3 Years/unlimited kms Warranty and 3 Years Road Side Assistance. It will also offer the lowest cost of maintenance with doorstep service facility.

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