Hyundai Venue vs Maruti Brezza vs Kia Sonet vs Tata Nexon: Prices compared
Hyundai Venue is the first among sub-compact SUVs to get an update this year and the 2022 Hyundai Venue was launched amid much fanfare on Thursday in New Delhi. The latest Venue from Hyundai assumed several key design updates on the outside as well as get feature additions on the inside. Launched for the first time here in 2019, the updated model continues to take on some very formidable rivals like Kia Sonet, Tata Nexon, XUV300 from Mahindra and Maruti Suzuki Brezza which is due for an update launch come June 30.
But while 2022 Hyundai Venue has several new highlights, it has also received a price hike on expected lines. Under the hood, the 1.2-litre naturally aspirated motor starts at ₹7.53 lakh while the 1.0-litre turbo petrol motor with DCT is at the top of the price pyramid at ₹12.57 lakh (all prices are introductory and ex-showroom).
So how does the latest Hyundai Venue face off against its main rivals in a price-for-price comparison? Check out the details here.
Hyundai Venue pricing:
The latest Hyundai Venue is offered across six trims - E, S, S+, S (O), SX and SX (O) - depending on the engine and transmission choices. There are two petrol motors and one diesel unit. There are three transmission choices - five-speed manual, six-speed manual, semi-automatic (iMT) and DCT.
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Venue in the E trim on the 1.2-litre petrol motor is at the base, followed by S variant priced at ₹8.70 lakh. Then there is the SX variant with the same engine at ₹10.69 lakh. Do note that this engine is only mated to a five-speed MT.
The new Venue diesel comes at a base price of ₹9.99 lakh, followed by SX at ₹11.42 lakh and then is the SX(O) at ₹12.32 lakh. Do note that the diesel engine is only mated to a six-speed MT.
The turbo petrol-powered Venue has iMT as well as DCT options with the base price at S(O) at ₹9.99 lakh (iMT) and ₹10.96 lakh (DCT). The pricing for the two transmission choices on the SX(O) is at ₹11.92 lakh and ₹12.57 lakh (ex showroom).
Hyundai Venue vs rivals, price comparison:
Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza
The updated Vitara Brezza is due for its launch on July 30 so it will also see a price revision. At present though, the LXi starts at ₹7.42 lakh, VXi is at ₹8.93 lakh, ZXi is at ₹9.68 lakh and ZXi+ is at ₹9.98 lakh. These variants are all with manual transmission. The base automatic is on the VXI at ₹10.13 lakh, followed by ZXi AT at ₹10.88 lakh and ZXI+ AT at ₹11.33 lakh. Do note that Vitara Brezza is the only model in this comparison which does not offer a diesel engine.
Kia Sonet is still one of the relatively newer sub-compact SUV models in the country. Pricing starts with the HTE at ₹7.15 lakh which makes it the most affordable among its direct rivals at the base variant. The Sonet with turbo engine and iMT starts with HTK+ at ₹9.99 lakh while the top-of-the-line(petrol) GTX+ Turbo with DCT is at ₹13.09 lakh which makes this top-end the most expensive among direct competitors. If opting for Sonet with its diesel engine choice, pricing starts at ₹8.89 lakh and goes up to ₹13.69 lakh for GTX+ with AT.
Nexon is the steady player in this segment and while it may not have received any significant update since its first launch in 2017, it continues to find favour among many.
Nexon XE is the base variant and is priced at ₹7.55 lakh, followed by XM at ₹8.55 lakh. While there are several variants in the middle, including special edition Kaziranga version, the top-end XZA+(P) is priced at ₹12.4 lakh. For Nexon with diesel engine option, pay ₹9.85 lakh for the base XM with pricing going up to ₹13.7 lakh for the top-end XZA+(P).
XUV300 is a solidly built car from Mahindra that has a perfect five-star crash safety test rating from Global NCAP.
Pricing for the XUV300 starts with the petrol-pwered W4 at ₹8.41 lakh, followed by W6 at ₹10 lakh and W8 at ₹11.16 lakh. The AMT option is on the W6 which is at ₹10.51 lakh and the top-end W8 Opt which is at ₹13.06 lakh.
With diesel motor under the hood, XUV300 starts with W4 at ₹9.6 lakh, going up to ₹13.92 lakh for the W8 Opt with AMT.
|Hyundai Venue||E - ₹7.53 lakh||S - ₹8.7 lakh||S(O) - ₹9.5 lakh||S(O) Turbo iMT - ₹10 lakh||SX - ₹10.7 lakh||S(O) Turbo DCT- ₹10.97 lakh||SX(O) Turbo iMT - ₹11.92 lakh||SX(O) Turbo DCT - ₹12.57 lakh|
|Kia Sonet||HTE - ₹7.15 lakh||HTK - ₹8.15 lakh||HTK+ - ₹9.05 lakh||HTK+ Turbo iMT - ₹9.99 lakh||HTX Turbo iMT - ₹10.79 lakh||HTX Turbo DCT- ₹11.39 lakh||GTX+ Turbo iMT - ₹12.45 lakh||GTX+ Turbo DCT - ₹13.09 lakh|
|Tata Nexon||XE - ₹7.55 lakh||XM - ₹8.55 lakh||XM(S) - ₹9.15 lakh/ XMA - ₹9.2 lakh||XZ - ₹9.65 lakh/ XMA(S) - ₹9.8 lakh||XZ+ - ₹10.25 lakh||XZ+(HS) - ₹11 lakh/ XZA+ - ₹10.9 lakh||XZ+(O) - ₹11.25 lakh||XZ+(P) - ₹11.75 lakh/ XZA+(HS) - ₹11.65 lakh||XZ+ Kaziranga - ₹11.95 lakh/ XZA+(O) - ₹11.9 lakh||XZA+(P) - ₹12.4 lakh|
|Maruti Vitara Brezza||Lxi - ₹7.84 lakh||Vxi - ₹8.93 lakh||Zxi - ₹9.68 lakh||Zxi+ - ₹9.98 lakh||Vxi AT - ₹10.13 lakh||Zxi AT - ₹10.88 lakh||Zxi+ AT - ₹11.33 lakh|
|Nissan Magnite||XV - ₹7.42 lakh||XL Turbo - ₹7.93 lakh||XV Pre - ₹8.15 lakh||XV Turbo - ₹8.78 lakh||XV Pre Turbo - ₹9.33 lakh||XV Turbo CVT - ₹9.68 lakh||XV Pre Turbo CVT - ₹10.2 lakh|
|Renault Kiger||RXT - ₹7.45 lakh||RXT(O) - ₹7.79 lakh/ RXT AMT - ₹8 lakh||RXZ - ₹8.34 lakh/ RXT(O) AMT - ₹8.35 lakh||RXZ AMT - ₹8.89 lakh/ RXT(O) Turbo - ₹8.89 lakh||RXZ Turbo - ₹9.44 lakh||RXT Turbo CVT - ₹9.79 lakh||RXZ Turbo CVT - ₹10.34 lakh|
|Toyota Urban Cruiser||Mid - ₹9.03 lakh||High - ₹9.78 lakh||Premium - ₹10 lakh||Mid AT - ₹10.15 lakh||High AT - ₹11.03 lakh||Premium AT - ₹11.73 lakh|
|Mahindra XUV300||W4 - ₹8.41 lakh||W6 - ₹10 lakh||W6 AMT - ₹10.51 lakh||W8 - ₹11.16 lakh||W8 Opt - ₹12.38 lakh||W8 Opt AMT - ₹13.06 lakh|
|Hyundai Venue||S+ - ₹10 lakh||SX - ₹11.43 lakh||SX(O) - ₹12.32 lakh|
|Kia Sonet||HTE - ₹8.89 lakh||HTK - ₹9.69 lakh||HTK+ - ₹10.35 lakh||HTX - ₹11.19 lakh||HTX AT- ₹11.99 lakh||HTX+ - ₹12.49 lakh||GTX+ - ₹12.85 lakh||GTX+ AT - ₹13.69 lakh|
|Tata Nexon||XM- ₹9.85 lakh||XM(S) - ₹10.35 lakh||XMA(S) - ₹11 lakh||XZ+ - ₹11.55 lakh||XZ+(HS) - ₹12.3 lakh/ XZA+ - ₹12.2 lakh||XZ+(O)- ₹12.55 lakh||XZ+(P) - ₹13.05 lakh/ XZA+(O) - ₹13.2 lakh||XZ+Kaziranga- ₹13.25 lakh||XZA+(P) - ₹13.7 lakh|
|Mahindra XUV300||W4- ₹9.6 lakh||W6 - ₹10.38 lakh||W6 AMT - ₹11.7 lakh||W8 - ₹12.41 lakh||W8 Opt- ₹13.23 lakh||W8 Opt AMT - ₹13.92 lakh|
All of the prices mentioned above are ex-showroom and indicative at best. Pricing depends on a variety of factors, ranging from build quality, sales strategy, features, engine capability, transmission choices, among others. As such, the above price comparison is only for reference purpose.