Hyundai Motor India celebrates a successful first year of its sub-four-metre compact SUV – Venue. Over one lakh units since its launch last year, with over 97400 customers in India & more than 7400 customers globally. Hyundai tells us that the Venue is the highest-selling sub-four-metre compact SUV during CY 2020 in India (Jan-May). Furthermore, nearly 44 percent of Venue sales come from Hyundai’s Kappa 1.0-litre T-GDi petrol engine.
Commenting on the occasion, SS Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd., said, “Hyundai Venue is India’s first Fully Connected SUV and most awarded Car of The Year 2019-20 setting a chord with New Age customers. Hyundai has been at the helm of innovation in the automotive industry, introducing revolutionary products and technologies that have established new benchmarks. With Venue, we have pioneered Fully Connected technology for customers. Additionally, Venue has paved the way to democratize GlobalTechnologies such as Kappa 1.0-litre T-GDi & seven-speed DCT for Hyundai cars in India, offering customers’ excitement, delight and enhanced value.”
There are some other interesting facts from the Hyundai Venue sales figures too. Over 15000 units sold of the Kappa 1.0-litre T-GDi engine mated with seven-speed DCT transmission that offers customers a ‘sportier’ experience., Also, 30 percent plus sales contribution comes from the BS6-compliant 1.5-litre U2 CRDi diesel engine (Mar-Jun 2020). Last but certainly not least, 30000 customers opted for Venue variants with Hyundai’s BlueLink Connected Technology.