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Hyundai Venue Australia

The Hyundai Venue arrived in Australia towards the end of 2019 as one of the most compact SUVs on the market. It needed to be small, because it assumed the position of the brand’s entry-level model, replacing the Accent small car.

The Venue’s eye-catching value and stand-out boxy appearance meant it offered buyers an SUV option for city hatchback money. With tiny exterior dimensions it was city-friendly when it came to driving manners, but with a bigger boot and back seat than you’d probably expect it also ticked the box for urban families, too.

The Hyundai Venue line-up currently starts at $20,940 for the Venue (base) model, through to $26,740 for the flagship Venue Elite ((sunroof).

Hyundai Venue Models Price and Specs

The price range for the Hyundai Venue varies based on the trim level you choose. Starting at $20,940 and going to $26,740 for the latest year the model was manufactured. The model range is available in the following body types starting from the engine/transmission specs shown below.

Year Body Type Specs Price from Price to
2021 Wagon 1.6L, ULP, 6 SP MAN $20,940 $26,740
2020 Wagon 1.6L, ULP, 6 SP AUTO
2020 SUV 1.6L, ULP, 6 SP MAN $14,700 $26,950
2019 SUV 1.6L, ULP, 6 SP MAN $13,400 $25,300
See All Hyundai Venue Pricing and Specs

Hyundai Venue Colours

The Venue is available in the following colours: Cosmic Grey, Phantom Black, Blue Denim, Intense Blue, Polar White, Typhoon Silver and Fiery Red.

  • Cosmic Grey
  • Phantom Black
  • Blue Denim
  • Intense Blue
  • Polar White
  • Typhoon Silver
  • Fiery Red
To confirm current colour availability, please check the manufacturer's website.

Hyundai Venue Dimensions

The dimensions of the Hyundai Venue Wagon and SUV vary according to year of manufacture and spec level.

Year Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
2021 Wagon 1592x1770x4040 mm 170 mm
2020 SUV 1592x1770x4040 mm 170 mm
2020 Wagon 1592x1770x4040 mm 170 mm
2019 SUV 1592x1770x4040 mm 170 mm
The dimensions shown above are for the base model. See All Hyundai Venue Dimensions

Hyundai Venue Interior

The interior of the Hyundai Venue is amazingly practical for the size of this light SUV. It's smaller than small on the outside, but manages to be big enough inside to fit four adults (at a squeeze), while the boot is bigger than plenty of rival small cars, at 355L.

Hyundai Venue Boot Space

One of the Venue’s best features is its big, square boot, measuring in at a generous 355 litres (VDA). A space-saver spare is located underneath the load area.

Hyundai Venue Boot space Hyundai Venue Boot space

Hyundai Venue Accessories

The Hyundai Venue Elite offers customers the choice between a two-tone roof finish, or a sunroof. That might be a tough call for some people. You can't have both... unless you get the car with the sunroof, and get the roof section painted or wrapped at a later date.

Hyundai Venue Fuel Consumption

The Hyundai Venue is available in a number of variants and body types that are powered by ULP fuel type(s). It has an estimated fuel consumption starting from 7L/100km for Wagon /ULP for the latest year the model was manufactured.

Year Body Type Fuel Consumption* Engine Fuel Type Transmission
2021 Wagon 7L/100km 1.6L ULP 6 SP MAN
2020 SUV 7L/100km 1.6L ULP 6 SP MAN
2020 Wagon 7L/100km 1.6L ULP 6 SP MAN
2019 SUV 7L/100km 1.6L ULP 6 SP MAN
* Combined fuel consumption See All Hyundai Venue Pricing and Specs for 2021

Hyundai Venue Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Hyundai Venue here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • Which small SUV should I buy to replace my Hyundai Tucson?

    Boy, the world is your oyster, Elizabeth. There are literally dozens of options when it comes to a compact SUV. If you’re otherwise happy with the Hyundai, then maybe look at the Hyundai Kona. It’s available as a turbo all-wheel-drive or as a non-turbo front-drive car (not to mention the Kona Electric, an all-electric version) and will come with Hyundai’s great factory warranty and reliability that you’ve already experienced with the Tucson. The other option would the equivalent from Hyundai’s sister company, Kia. The Kia Sportage an also be had as a turbo-diesel, although for normal suburban driving, a petrol is probably your best bet.

    Then, you have all the various offerings from the Japanese makers as well as left-field entrants from MG, Fiat, Mini and more. But you need to be careful, because there isn’t always a whole lot of difference between the width of a compact SUV and a mid-sizer. Sure, there’s generally more space inside the bigger car, but it’s often the result of extra length and height rather than width. For instance, your Tucson (assuming it’s the current model) has a width of 1850mm while the Kona is just 50mm (about two inches) narrower. That may not be enough of a difference and you may need to go down two sizes to, say, a Hyundai Venue which is smaller and narrower again with a width of 1770mm.

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  • What are the pros and cons of a 2018 MG ZS?

    ZS pros include cheap pricing, an easy driving experience and a comparatively spacious interior compared to other direct rivals like a Mazda CX-3. The dash is pleasant, there is a decent amount of equipment and the controls are all simple to use. It should also be fairly inexpensive to run and service, though earlier ZSs like yours require six-monthly rather than 12-monthly service intervals.

    There are two engine options - a 1.5-litre four-cylinder model with a four-speed auto on the base Excite, or a 1.0-litre turbo three-cylinder version on higher-specification Excite Plus and Essence grades with a six-speed auto. Note that the latter powertrain is more expensive to service.

    Plus, there's still a fair chunk of the manufacturer's warranty left, which is seven years, while capped-price servicing is also offered.

    But the ZS does not offer AEB Autonomous Emergency Braking, so only rates a four-star ANCAP crash-test rating.

    Additionally, the ZS's suspension is on the firm side in terms of dealing with road bumps, which might upset some occupants, yet there is not much of the 'fun factor' in regards to steering and handling finesse that rivals like the CX-3, Suzuki Vitara, Honda HR-V, Hyundai Venue, Holden Trax, Ford EcoSport and Hyundai Kona offer in spades.

    We've also heard complaints about the interior's perceived quality being sub-par, cabin storage isn't generous and Android Auto isn't supported (though Apple CarPlay is).

    Finally, the ZS' resale value trails all of the aforementioned competitors by a significant margin, meaning it's on track to be worth less when the time comes to on-sell it.

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Hyundai Venue Seats

Shaped for easy entry and egress, you don’t so much sit inside as swing-on into the Venue, before sat on seats that are wide if a bit flat and so lacking in side/lateral support.

As with the tilt/telescopic steering, there’s plenty of adjustment available for the right driving position to be found. The front seats recline via a lever with pre-determined positions. There is a height lifter for the driver's side but not the front passenger's.

The rear bench features a 60/40 backrest, providing a handy limited reclining function, though the (high-set) bench cushion remains as flat at the items up front, so is also lacking in support.

Still, feet can tuck in underneath the front cushions, there’s more room than the diminutive dimensions suggest for a pair of broader passengers, and it doesn’t seem cramped or claustrophobic back there.

Unlike some rivals, the rear bench does not slide forward and backwards to increase/decrease cargo capacity as required.

Hyundai Venue Towing Capacity

The Hyundai Venue has maximum towing capacity of 1100kg for the latest model available.

Year Body Type Braked Capacity from Braked Capacity to
2021 Wagon 800kg 1100kg
2020 SUV 800kg 1100kg
2020 Wagon 800kg 1100kg
2019 SUV 800kg 1100kg
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Hyundai Venue Wheel Size

The Hyundai Venue has a number of different wheel and tyre options. When it comes to tyres, these range from 185x65 R15 8 for Wagon in 2021.

Year Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
2021 Wagon 185x65 R15 8 185x65 R15 8
2020 SUV 185x65 R15 8 15x6 inches 185x65 R15 8 15x6 inches
2020 Wagon 185x65 R15 8 185x65 R15 8
2019 SUV 185x65 R15 8 15x6 inches 185x65 R15 8 15x6 inches
The dimensions shown above are for the base model. See All Hyundai Venue Wheel Sizes

Hyundai Venue Speed

There is no 0-100km/h acceleration speed claim for the Hyundai Venue. It's no hot hatch or horsepower hero, so we'd suggest a 10-second-ish sprint time is about right.