Hyundai Venue has recently been launched in India and received a great response. It has grabbed 17,000 bookings in its pre-booking phase. Not just this, the reviews suggest that the 1.0-litre TGDi engine is a great churner with efficient returns. Although the mild hybrid version is not a new aspect in the current market, Hyundai will be stepping into this with the latest Venue. Officials from Hyundai have hinted regarding this and we may see such a car in near future
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Hyundai Venue 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine will be the one to receive this system. There will be a 12V mild hybrid system to function while the car is idling. In competing terms, Maruti Suzuki Baleno and Ciaz Smart Hybrid could be the direct rival to this. The 1.2-litre Dualjet Dual VVT engine produces 22-23 KMPL of mileage. Hyundai Venue mileage with the current 1.0-litre engine is 18.27 KMPL that will receive a hike after the inclusion of Mild Hybrid system.
Hyundai Venue launched on 21st May 2019. It came up with three engine options: 1.2-litre Kappa engine with 83 PS of power and 115 Nm of torque, mated to a 5-speed gearbox; a 1.4-litre diesel engine with 89 PSof power and 220 Nm of torque. The third engine is the 1.0-litre turbo petrol (as mentioned above) which churns out 120 PS of power and 172 Nm of torque. This engine is mated manual and automatic gearboxes. For the mileage, they return 17.52 KMPL (1.2L-Petrol), 23.70 KMPL (1.4 Litre Diesel), 18.27kmpl (1.0-litre turbo Petrol Manual) and 18.15kmpl (1.0-litre turbo Petrol Automatic).
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Internationally, Hyundai has tried a 48VMild Hybrid with Tucson. In India, MG Hector will also be having a similar system. Not just these cars but the industry is taking this seriously and more cars with the mild hybrid system are arriving in the near future replacing small diesel engines to match up with the current emission norms.