Hyundai has announced that it has sold over 3 lakh units of its popular subcompact SUV, Venue in India so far. The Hyundai Venue was the first fully connected SUV to be launched in India and has taken the top spot with regards to monthly sales in the SUV segment on several occasions. In fact, nearly 18 per cent of Venues sold so far have been equipped with Hyundai’s Advanced Bluelink connected technology. The Venue was launched on May 21, 2019, which means it has already completed 3 years in the Indian market. Right now, the company is gearing up to bring in a mid-life facelift, which is expected to be launched in June 2022.
The Venue was launched on May 21, 2019, and it has already completed 3 years in the Indian market
Talking about the sales milestone, Tarun Garg, Director, Sales, Marketing & Service, Hyundai Motor India Ltd., said, “The success of Hyundai Venue is a proof of customer love for our hi-tech and feature-packed product offerings. The venue has been a model of many firsts, right from the introduction of Advanced Bluelink connected car technology to the highly innovative iMT (Intelligent Manual Transmission), continuing to excite customers year on year. We are absolutely delighted with the success of Venue and are thankful to all our customers for the love and trust bestowed on Brand Hyundai.”
Nearly 18 per cent of Venues sold so far have been equipped with Hyundai’s Advanced Bluelink connected technology
The Hyundai Venue had crossed the 1 lakh unit sales mark within a year of its launch, in May 2020, and the company says that in the year 2021 along it sold 1.08 lakh units of the car. Interestingly, over 70 per cent of the Venue sales come from the petrol models, which include the 1.2-litre naturally aspirated motor and the 1.0-litre turbo petrol. Hyundai also sold the most number of SUVs in India in 2021, at 2.5 lakh units, out of which 42 per cent of sales came from the Venue. The carmaker says that right now, the Hyundai Venue holds a market share of 16.9 per cent in its segment.
In addition to the petrol engine options, the Venue is also offered with a 1.5-litre diesel engine. The Venue also comes with multiple transmission choices a 5-speed manual (1.2 petrol), 6-speed manual (1.0 T-GDi, 1.5 diesel), 6-speed iMT (1.0 T-GDi) and 7-speed DCT automatic (1.0 T-GDi). The SUV is offered in six variants – E, S, S+, SX, SX+ and SX(O), and it’s currently priced between ₹ 7.11 lakh to ₹ 11.84 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
- Hyundai has sold 3 lakh units of the Venue in the last 3 years
- Petrol models accounted for over 70 per cent of sales
- Nearly 18 per cent of Venues sold were equipped with the Bluelink system