The 2022 Hyundai Venue facelift comes with some significant upgrades in exterior as well as interior and is offered in a total of six variants in India.
The 2022 Hyundai Venue facelift comes in six variants in India.
The 2022 Hyundai Venue facelift has finally gone on sale in India and it comes with some significant upgrades both in the exterior and interior of the SUV. The new Hyundai Venue facelift comes in six variants – E, S, S+, S(O), SX and SX(O) and ex-showroom prices start at ₹7.53 lakh for the base petrol version, ranging up to ₹12.57 lakh for the top-end turbo petrol variant. The range of variants of the new Hyundai Venue has also been revamped and you can get all those details in the link below. For now, we tell you how different the Venue 2022 facelift is from its predecessor.
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The most important that the Hyundai Venue has received is its looks and its design is definitely more futuristic and a bit sportier compared to the outgoing model. The 2022 Hyundai Venue facelift gets a wider “parametric jewel grille” that looks sportier with generous chrome inserts and blends seamlessly with new turn signals and parking lights up top. The split headlight treatment continues even on this facelifted model and the bumper has also been redesigned with a bigger air dam and skid plate. Even the rear boasts some major updates like sleeker and sharper taillights which are now paired with a full-length light bar across the width of the tailgate. Two-tone multi-spoke alloy wheels are also new.
The outgoing Hyundai Venue also appealed with its SUV and boxy design, but appeared to be more funky than bold with the waterfall grille while the rear looked a bit more streamlined compared to the new model.
The cabin of the new 2022 Hyundai Venue facelift is still a familiar space thanks to the same general layout, but it now gets a two-tone treatment and the dashboard is now digital. The rear seat now features a two-stage recline function, a first in the segment.
The predecessor was offered with a single-tone gray cabin with silver inserts while it was updated with the four-spoke steering wheel with the launch of the iMT variant. The outgoing Hyundai Venue came with analog dials for the speedometer and tachometer with a reasonably sized MID in the center.
Features and technology
Now, that’s another area where we’ve seen substantial improvements in the new Hyundai Venue facelift, starting with the four-way power driver’s seat for tilt and height adjustment. However, it still has a manual lever for backrest adjustment. As for the technology on offer, the 2022 Hyundai Venue facelift is available with an updated version of Hyundai’s BlueLink connected car technology with over 60 connected car features and support for 12 languages, including 10 languages. regional. The system, as before, supports over-the-air updates.
Obviously, the above mentioned features were not available on the Hyundai Venue before, but it was the first connected car which went on sale in India in 2019 and came with quite a few premium features. segment at the time like wireless charging, a larger 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, and Arkamys premium sound system, among others.
Mechanically, the new Hyundai Venue is identical to the outgoing model retaining both the gasoline engines and the diesel engine. The range starts with the naturally aspirated 1.2-litre four-cylinder 82 bhp petrol engine which is available in all variants except the top-of-the-line SX(O) variant. Top variants have the option of the more powerful 118 hp 1.0-litre three-cylinder turbo petrol engine, which is not available in the E, S and SX trims. The diesel engine is the famous 1.5 liter with 99 hp, available in all versions except E and S. Gearbox options include a five-speed manual for the petrol 1.2, a six-speed manual for the 4 1.5 diesel, a six-speed iMT for the 1.0 Turbo and a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission (DCT) for the 1.0 Turbo. That said, the 2022 Hyundai Venue facelift now also gets drive mode selection with three modes – Normal, Eco and Sport.
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