The Hyundai Venue has an attractive starting price, a good list of features, top-notch safety kit, powerful turbo petrol engine and the second widest sales and service network. Is it good enough to beat the Honda WR-V? Let's compare the two and compare their prices, dimensions and engine specs.
The new Hyundai Venue is available in four variants and 7 exterior colours including 3 new colours – Denim Blue, Lava Orange, and Deep Forest and 3 Dual Tone options.
The 2019 Hyundai Venue competes with Ford Ecosport, Mahindra XUV300, Tata Nexon, Honda WR-V and Maruti Suzuki Brezza.
Hyundai Venue vs Honda WR-V Dimension:
The Hyundai Venue and the Honda WR-V are matched pretty evenly with respect to their length, height, and ground clearance. Even their widths aren't too far apart. But the WR-V has a longer wheelbase, which helps in liberating extra legroom.
Venue vs WR-V Engine Comparison:
Petrol Engine Comparison
Hyundai Venue (Petrol)
Honda WR-V (Petrol)
1.2-litre / 1.0-litre Turbo
83PS @ 6000rpm / 120PS @ 6000rpm
90PS @ 6000rpm
115Nm @ 4000rpm / 172Nm @ 1500 - 4000rpm
110Nm @ 4800rpm
5-MT / 6-MT & 7-AT
Diesel Engine Comparison
Hyundai Venue (Diesel)
Honda WR-V (Diesel)
90PS @ 4000rpm
100PS @ 3600rpm
220Nm @ 1500 - 2750rpm
200Nm @ 1750rpm
The Hyundai Venue has a slightly less powerful normal petrol engine compared to the Honda WR-V. Just like WR-V petrol, it also has a 5-speed manual transmission. The Venue also has a 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine which blows the WR-V out of the water with 120PS of power and 172Nm of torque. It's available with a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The Honda WR-V isn't available with an automatic transmission.
The diesel battle is pretty even. While the WR-V has more power, the Venue makes up for it with more torque. Both are available with a 6-speed manual transmission only.
Price Comparison Venue vs WR-V:
Rs. 6.5 lakh - Rs 11.10 lakh
Rs. 8.08 lakh - Rs. 10.48 lakh
*All prices, ex-showroom
In terms of pricing, the Hyundai Venue has a starting price of Rs 6.5 lakh that goes up to Rs 11.10 lakh for the top variant. On the other hand, the Honda WR-V gets a price tag between Rs. 8.08 lakh and Rs 10.48 lakh.