2021 Hyundai Venue Elite test drive review

Blue Link added, but no facelift. – Dubai Car News

Updated 2023 Hyundai Venue It’s arrived in Australia – but the recent facelift applied to the Indian-made vehicle won’t make it to our Korean-sourced version.

Instead, revisions for the 2023 model year focus on the Venue’s technology suite, Hyundai’s Bluelink remote connectivity app for the range-topping Elite.

It is the second vehicle in the brand’s local range to get connected car technology, joining the facelifted Palisade launched in mid-2022.

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The system includes automatic collision notification, SOS emergency call, a valet mode, built-in voice control, connected satellite navigation, and the ability to lock/unlock or start the engine from a smartphone application.

Also, a larger 4.2-inch instrument cluster display, a wireless phone charger and a USB-C port have been added to the Venue range, while the Elite gets two rear USB-C ports and an auto-dimming rear-view mirror. .

It also includes a price increase of between $160 and $960, the deletion of the manual active variant, a rear-facing alert system and critical vehicle departure alert.

The Hyundai Venue competes in the light SUV segment in Australia, with the likes of the Mazda CX-3, Kia Stonic, Toyota Yaris Cross and Volkswagen T-Cross.

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2023 Hyundai Location Pricing

Prices exclude on-road costs.

Model Transfer Price Change
location manual $21,900 Up to $160
location automatic $23,900 Up to $160
active automatic $26,000 Up to $330
Eliot automatic $28,500 Up to $960

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Features of 2022 Hyundai Venue


4.2-inch semi-digital instrument cluster (new) Four speaker audio system
Wireless Phone Charger (New) Fabric upholstery
USB-C charging port (new) Manual cruise control
15 inch alloy wheels Manual air conditioning
8-inch infotainment system Heated and power adjustable exterior mirrors
Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Halogen headlights, taillights and daytime running lights
Reversing camera Tire pressure monitoring.


Apart from the location:
17 inch alloy wheels Leather-accented steering wheel and gear shifter
Rear parking sensor LED daytime running lights
Six speaker audio system LED side mirror indicators.
‘Premium’ cloth upholstery


In addition to active:
Hyundai Blue Link Connected Car Technology (New) Blind spot alert
Rear USB-C charging ports (new) Rear cross traffic alert
Auto Dimming Rear View Mirror (New) Single zone climate control
Keyless entry and push-button start Power folding exterior mirrors
Satellite navigation LED tail lights
Wired Apple CarPlay and Android Auto One touch up and down driver’s window
DAB+ digital radio Rear privacy glass.
Glass sunroof (not available with two-tone roof option)

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the color

Abyss is black Cosmic grey
Atlas white bright red
Intense blue Shining silver

Metallic or Mica paint is available across the entire lineup for an additional $595.

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Engine, drivetrain, and fuel economy

Under the bonnet, the Hyundai Venue packs a 1.6-litre naturally aspirated four-cylinder petrol engine. It produces 90kW and 151Nm, sending power exclusively to the front wheels only.

A six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission is available on the entry-level grade, while the latter gearbox is standard on the Active and Elite.

2023 Hyundai Venue Fuel Economy (claimed)
1.6 liter manual 7.0L 160 grams per km
1.6 liter automatic 7.2L 165 g/km

In our long-term test, the 2020 Venue achieved a combined average fuel consumption figure of 9.2L/100km.

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Hyundai Venue Ancap 4 Star



Hyundai Venue is covered. Four star ANCAP safety ratingBased on testing done in 2019.

The crash-testing body said the result was caused by the autonomous emergency braking system in the Venue, which failed to adequately prevent a rear-end collision during testing. He has not tested further since the initial results were announced.

The Venue range features six airbags (dual frontal, side chest and side curtain).

All variants include the following active safety equipment as standard:

2023 Hyundai Venue Safety Features
Critical Vehicle Departure Alert (New) Lane Keep Assist
Lagging Warning (New) Automatic high beam
Autonomous emergency braking (vehicle and pedestrian) Driver attention warning.

Blind Spot Alert and Rear Cross Traffic Alert are limited to the flagship Elite variant.

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Hyundai Venue has a wheelbase of 2520mm, and is 4040mm long, 1770mm wide and 1592mm tall.

2023 Hyundai Venue Boat Space

The Hyundai Venue has a 355 liter boot.

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Warranty and Servicing

In line with Hyundai’s wide range, the venue is covered with the brand’s five-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty.

It has a free 12-month roadside assistance program. This coverage increases to 10 years if the vehicle is exclusively serviced by the manufacturer.

Hyundai recommends servicing every 12 months or 15,000 km, whichever comes first.

Lifetime limited cost servicing is offered throughout the location range, but this cost will vary depending on the service interval.

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