At the motor show in new York, the company Hyundai introduced the smallest crossover Venue, which was nearly 23 centimeters shorter than the “Crete”. Simultaneously with the U.S. premiere of the car took place in India.
Overall length of new items is 4036 mm, width — 1770 mm, height — 1565 mm, and the size of its wheelbase reaches to 2520 mm. Thus, the car was 234 mm shorter, 10 mm narrower and 65 mm below the “Crete”. The difference in distance between the axes amounts to 70 millimeters in favor of the Venue.
Trunk volume novelty — 530 liters (with folded seats of the second row is increased to 903 liters). For comparison, the amount of “cargo” compartment “Crete” is equal to 402 litres (1396 liters with folded seats).
The crossover has received an unusual radiator grille with chrome rectangles, two-story lighting, on Kona and Santa Fe, the rear lights in the style of the concept Carlino, which debuted at the motor show in India three years ago, as well as the ability to order two-tone body color with contrasting roof. In the “base” Venue is offered with 15-inch wheels, with surcharge car can be equipped with 17-inch wheels.
The car will be powered by a gasoline 1.6-liter engine, whose power is not specified. The engine is paired with a six-speed “mechanics” or CVT. The crossover is available only with front-wheel drive.
In the equipment of the model includes a multimedia center with support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, rear view camera, tracking system for dead zones, warning of frontal collisions, maintain lane traffic, help when leaving the Parking lot in reverse.
U.S. sales will begin in the fourth quarter of this year. Prices to be announced. About the prospect of Venue in Russia, not yet reported.
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