2021 Hyundai Venue Is Small and Funky Crossover

The all-new 2021 Hyundai Venue is a crossover that is the smallest one in the Hyundai`s line of SUVs. Moreover, the current subcompact crossover is still fresh, so we can assume that the newest one will be a carryover model.

According to numerous information, the new member will be redesigned and the manufacturer will add numerous optional features. Under the hood, the Venue will feature an updated version of the automaker’s 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine that now produces 130 hp.

2021 Hyundai Venue front

2021 Hyundai Venue Offers Modern Exterior

The new subcompact crossover 2021 Hyundai Venue is modern and it provides funky design language. First of all, the shape and dimensions of this model remain the same, and Venue features a bold nose with thin LED headlights. On the back, this crossover dominates thanks to the squared LED taillights, and a slight forward lean to its rear hatch.

In addition to the colors, the Hyundai Venue besides White, Black, Silver, and Gray, features Scarlet Red, Intense Blue, Green Apple, and Denim. The most attention provides Denim because it features a two-tone blue-and-white paint job and a super fun blue interior theme.

2021 Hyundai Venue interior

Unique and Fresh Interior

The cabin of 2021 Hyundai Venue will be unique and particular. As we can see from the latest photos, the same design is present as in the bigger Hyundai Kona. Hyundai continues to produce some of the best interiors on the market. The 2-row Hyundai Venue offers seating for five occupants with plenty of headroom thanks to its tall and narrow proportions. Also, there is enough legroom on the front and Venue’s provides 34 inches of rear legroom behind. Overall, this might be tight for larger occupants.

As a part of standard features, the new model offers an 8.0-inch touchscreen, which looks excellent and it supports both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. On top of that, Hyundai’s Blue Link system includes integrations with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.


The upcoming 2021 Hyundai Venue is not yet rated by IIHS. However, the standard safety equipment requires to be a Top Safety Pick. So, we can expect automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, lane-keep assist, and driver attention warning. Optionally, this model can be equipped with the blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert.

2021 Hyundai Venue side

2021 Hyundai Venue Under the Hood

Under the hood of 2021 Hyundai Venue will be only one powertrain option. This small crossover will come with an updated version of the automaker’s 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine. According to the officials, this engine under the Venue model will produce 130 horsepower. This engine is available with a new 6-speed manual transmission in the Venue SE trim. Moreover, choosing up the Venue SEL trim, customers will get a continuously variable automatic transmission.

However, we are still waiting for official EPA figures. Hyundai officials say that this model from some testing provides in the city/highway-combined fuel economy of 32 mpg. This is the same number that Nissan Kicks provides. We must add that the new SUV will be front-wheel drive only. It`s available with modes (Normal/Eco/Sport) and Sport.

2021 Hyundai Venue rear

Price and Release Date

The base 2021 Hyundai Venue SE will start at $17,250. This crossover is well equipped and it comes with a 6-speed manual transmission. SE models that feature continuously variable transmission cost $18,450, while the SEL trim is $19,150. Adding the Convenience package, the price will go up to $20,300. A unique Denim model that comes with a contrasting white roof and select trim pieces start at $21,950.

Moreover, one can get more features and more comfortable choosing the Hyundai Kona model that costs only $20,000. The Nissan Kicks is also in the same range and it starts at $19,500. The new Venue will be released in the late fall of this year. Venue’s closest rivals are the models such as Toyota C-HR, Mazda CX-30, and the Kia Seltos.

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