India is witnessing the growth of the compact SUV segment in the past few years. Due to heavy demand of the compact SUV’s, the auto manufacturers in the country are planning to launch to new or updates to their existing compact SUV’s. Hyundai had recently launched the Hyundai Venue 2019 which is the company’s newest sub 4- meter SUV in the Indian market. The Hyundai’s launch is the direct challenge to the existing heavyweight champion of the compact SUV car which is the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza.
But how well the Hyundai Venue stack up against the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza. Will the Hyundai Venue able to dethrone the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza? Well, that answer lies in the hands of time!
But for now, lets us do a comparative study of Hyundai Venue vs Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza and see how they fare against each other and which of them seems an attractive buy.
Dimensions and Size:
The Hyundai Venue 2019 is 3995 mm long, 1770 mm wide, 1590 mm tall and the car has a wheelbase of 2500 mm. When the dimension of the car is compared with the Maruti Vitara Brezza, it turns out that the Venue is equal in length, 20 mm narrower,50 mm shorter and has equal wheelbase.
The Venue gets a brand-new 8-inch floating touchscreen display, which is, loaded with latest connectivity feature like Apple Carplay, Android Auto, navigation and more. It also has an instrument console is a dual-pod unit that comes equipped with a large MID unit in the center.
The Maruti Brezza, on the other hand, gets a 7-inch SmartPlay infotainment system that can be connected via the USB, Bluetooth, and Aux cable just like the Hyundai Creta. The car also gets other features like voice command, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto along with Mirror link. Also, there is a built-in GPS but you will need an SD card that has preloaded maps in it.
The Venue comes with latest features like remote engine start/stop, remote climate control, voice recognition, vehicle relationship management, and more. Some of the other features include an electric sunroof, cruise control, automatic climate control, rear AC vents, cornering lamps, a cooled glovebox, and a multi-functional steering wheel with tilt. Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza sports some latest feature like features like SmartPlay Infotainment System, Tilt Steering, Rain-Sensing Auto Wipers, Cruise Control, Auto Headlights.
Engine and Transmission:
The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza 2019 is available with a Fiat borrowed 1.3-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine that pumps out 89 bhp and 200 Nm of peak torque. The engine is mated with an optional 5-speed automatic gearbox. The diesel fuelled Vitara Brezza gives a fuel efficiency of 24.3km per liter. On the other hand, the Hyundai Venue 2019 Specifications includes three engine variants namely – 1L, 3 cylinder turbo engine, 1.4 Litre 4-cylinder U2 CRDi diesel engine and 1.2 Litre Kappa Dual VTVT 4-cylinder petrol engine. The 1.4L, 4-cylinder diesel engine produces 84 bhp of power and 220Nm of Torque. The engine is mated with 6-speed manual transmission. Despite the presence of a powerful engine, the Hyundai Venue mileage stands at 23.7 km/L.
The price of any car is one of the most important factors that can make or break any deal. The lowest variant of the Hyundai Venue is available at Rs 6.50 lacs which is the ex-showroom price of its base model E 1.2 Petrol while the top variant costs Rs 11.11 lacs which is the ex-showroom price of its highest model car Sx Plus (o) 1.0 Automatic and Petrol variant.
The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza lies in the range of Rs. 7.41 lacs to Rs. 10.55 lacs. The lowest model of the Brezza is Ldi Opt which is a diesel variant and is priced at Rs.7.41 Lacs. The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza on road price starts from Rs. 8.77 Lacs. On the other hand, Hyundai Venue on road price starts from Rs. 6.5 lacs for its variant.
The price point clearly reveals the buyer segment Hyundai Venue is directly targeting to bring down the sales of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza. Overall the Hyundai Venue Reviews are quite positive as Hyundai Venue specifications offer value for money.
The comparison between Hyundai venue and Maruti Suzuki Vitara reveals that the Venue is here to stay and will offer great competition in its segment.