The Venue will be available with three engine options – a 1.4-litre diesel, a 1.2-litre petrol and a 1.0-litre turbo-petrol

The petrol Venue gets a 1.2-litre engine that produces 83PS and 115Nm.

Also on offer is a 1.0-litre turbo-petrol that puts out 120PS and 172Nm.

The Venue’s 1.4-litre diesel engine has an output of 90PS and 220Nm.

The Hyundai Venue has been launched in India with prices starting from Rs 6.50 lakh (ex-showroom pan-India). The Korean carmaker’s first-ever sub-4m SUV competes with the Maruti Suzuki Brezza, Mahindra XUV300, Tata Nexon and the Ford EcoSport.

Hyundai is offering the Venue with both petrol and diesel engine options. The diesel Venue gets a 1.4-litre engine that produces 90PS of power and 220Nm of torque, mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. The petrol Venue, on the other hand, is available with two engine options. There’s the Elite i20’s 1.2-litre unit mated to a 5-speed manual transmission for a total output of 83PS and 115Nm. This engine is only offered in the lower E and S variants. Hyundai is also offering a new 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol unit that produces 120PS and 172Nm. This engine can be had either with a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed DCT (dual-clutch automatic transmission).

Along with the prices and the engine specs, Hyundai has also revealed the Venue’s claimed fuel economy figures.

1.2-litre petrol with 5-speed MT 17.52kmpl
1.4-litre diesel with 6-speed MT 23.70kmpl
1.0-litre turbocharged petrol with 6-speed MT 18.27kmpl
1.0-litre turbocharged petrol with 7-speed DCT 18.15kmpl

Now let’s see how the Hyundai Venue fares against its rivals in terms of fuel economy.


Hyundai Venue Mahindra XUV300 Ford EcoSport Tata Nexon
Engine 1.2-litre/1-litre turbocharged 1.2-litre turbocharged 1.5-litre/1.0-litre turbocharged 1.2-litre turbocharged
Power 83PS/120PS 110PS 123PS/125PS 110PS
Torque 115Nm/172Nm 200Nm 150Nm/170Nm 170Nm
Transmission 5-speed MT/6-speed MT,7-speed DCT 6-speed MT 5-speed MT,6-speed AT/6-speed MT 6-speed MT/AMT
Fuel Economy 17.52kmpl / 18.27kmpl, 18.15kmpl 17kmpl 17kmpl, 14.8kmpl / 18.1kmpl 17kmpl / 16kmpl

The Hyundai Venue’s petrol engines the most fuel efficient in their respective categories (naturally-aspirated and turbocharged). The 1.2-litre naturally-aspirated engine returns a claimed fuel efficiency of 17.52kmpl, which is slightly more than the EcoSport 1.5’s 17kmpl.

As for the 1.0-litre turbocharged unit, it is the most frugal petrol engine in the segment, returning a claimed figure of 18.27kmpl with the manual transmission. The Venue leads in terms of fuel economy in automatic versions as well with a figure of 18.15kmpl, which is considerably more than what the EcoSport automatic (14.8kmpl) and the Tata Nexon AMT (16kmpl) offer. The XUV300 is not available with the option of an automatic transmission.

Hyundai Venue Vs Rivals: Spec Comparison

Hyundai Venue Maruti Vitara Brezza Mahindra XUV300 Ford EcoSport Tata Nexon
Engine 1.4-litre 1.3-litre 1.5-litre 1.5-litre 1.5-litre turbocharged
Power 90PS 90PS 115PS 100PS 110PS
Torque 220Nm 200Nm 300Nm 205Nm 260Nm
Transmission 6-speed MT 5-speed MT/AMT 6-speed MT 5-speed MT 6-speed MT/AMT
Fuel Economy 23.70kmpl 24.3kmpl 20kmpl 23kmpl 21.5kmpl/20kmpl

As far as the diesel engine is concerned, the Venue is not the most fuel-efficient offering in its segment. The top spot is taken by the Brezza with a claimed mileage figure of 24.3kmpl. The Venue is not far behind though at 23.70kmpl. The third, fourth and fifth places in this comparison go to the EcoSport, Nexon and the XUV300, respectively.

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