This stylish little SUV trumps VW’s T Cross whereas may find the Citroën C3 Aircross a more interesting challenge in the A segment.
Its compact dimensions are deceptive, as four pleasantly plump adults fit easily. City dwellers who aspire beyond a hatch would easily bond with the cheeky Venue with its altitude gobbling turbocharged engine, outstanding comfort and growing list of standard features, depending on the model. Safety is not compromised, as all derivatives have Electronic Stability Control (ESC).
A beautiful cascading grille incorporates Hyundai’s signature forward-looking visage found on the Kona and Santa Fe SUVs, where the unique front lamp layout separates the indicators and headlights. Futuristic design in all areas and brilliant space utility makes the charming Venue irresistible and a perfect commuter.
The infotainment system features either a 3,8-inch mono LCD display in the Motion derivative, or an 8-inch Display Audio touchscreen system and rearview monitor for the Venue Fluid and Glide versions. The Fluid and Glide include both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto functions for intuitive operation and voice-controlled search capabilities.
Glovebox cooling, rear air condition ventilation ducts and automatic cruise control with buttons on the steering wheel features in both the Fluid and Glide models.
Many standard safety features, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist and Hill Start Assist Control is rare in this segment. The hill-loving economical three-cylinder turbocharged Kappa 1,0 T-GDI engine delivers 88kW and pairs with a seven-speed auto or manual.
Make sure that you get noticed by having some fun with a contrasting roof in polar white with phantom black or lava orange with phantom black.