Hyundai Kona VS Venue : two unique models
The Hyundai Kona and the Hyundai Venue are two of the sportiest SUVs in the Hyundai lineup. These two vehicles come with a wide range of special features that give you a fun and convenient driving experience. While these two vehicles do look remarkably similar, there are a few differences that help each SUV stand out on their own. Here is an in-depth comparison of the Hyundai Kona and the Hyundai Venue to help give you a better idea of which sporty SUC would be best for you.
Both of these compact SUVs look similar to each other. However, even at first glance, you can quickly point out how some of the exterior features differ from each other. Both of these vehicles feature a wide and aggressive-looking grille as well as slender headlights that are available in LED. The Kona, however, has a more sloping hood and is outlined in sleek curves that travel all the way from the nose of the vehicle to the rear spoiler, which helps to give it a sportier and more aerodynamic look. The Venue has a slightly shorter body, but it still provides plenty of interior space thanks to the taller roof, which provides an ample amount of headroom while also giving the exterior a bolder and more eye-catching style.
The Kona and the Venue both offer luxurious and comfortable interiors that offer a wide range of special features. Both of these vehicles offer plenty of interior space. However, the Kona offers slightly more legroom for the backseat passengers and the Venue provides a little more headroom for all occupants. There is also a large amount of interior cargo space in the rear.
If you do need to haul extra-large items, both vehicles allow you to fold the rear seats down in a 60/40 split configuration which allows you to customize your cargo and passenger space. With both rear seats folded down flat, the Kona offers a little more cargo space. The Kona provides 45.8 cubic feet of space with the rear seats down and the Venue only provides 31.9 cubic feet of rear cargo space.
Other luxurious features that both of these vehicles offer includes the standard heated front seats and heated steering wheel to help keep you warm all winter long. Both also offer an available power sunroof to help the interior feel more luxurious and comfortable.
The Kona comes standard with a 7-inch touchscreen display, or you can opt for the larger available 8-inch touchscreen display. Both displays come standard with hands-free technology as well as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
The Venue, however, comes standard with an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment display that sits proudly on top of the dash and also comes standard with Bluetooth connectivity options as well as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. To help ensure that all occupants can clearly hear the radio, the Kona also offers an avaial5 Infinity sounds system that provides eight strategically placed speakers as well as an external amplifier.
Power and Performance
The Venue comes standard with a 1.6-litre engine that is mated to wither a 6-speed manual transmission or a CVT and delivers up to 121 horsepower. The Kona's standard 2.0-litre engine is slightly more powerful and delivers 26 more horsepower as well as 21 more lb-ft of torque.