New SUV hits local market

Aziz Idris

Setia Motors Sdn Bhd, the official distributor of Hyundai vehicles in Brunei introduced the latest compact SUV to hit the local market – Venue – during a ceremony at the Hyundai Showroom in Beribi last night.

Present to unveil the all-new Venue was General Manager of Setia Motors James Chin along with guests from Korean Hyundai Motor Company. Shortly after the unveiling, a product presentation was conducted by Senior Sales Manager at Setia Motors Fadhillah bin Sulaiman to highlight the main features of Venue.

According to the sales manager, Venue is Hyundai’s all-new entry SUV and marks the seventh in Hyundai’s lineup.

It is packed with a host of premium driver safety and convenience technologies and is a perfect fit for those seeking a seamless combination of style and versatility.

He also shared that Venue will be the most affordable Hyundai SUV, and joins its larger siblings including Kona, Tucson and Santa Fe.

The SUV has bold modern design elements with optional two-tone colours portion for roof, mirrors and trims. It is equipped with a Gamma 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine paired with a six-speed auto or manual and is estimated to deliver up to 13.9-kilometres per litre.

The SUV’s appealing interior space and comfortable cabin provide adequate space for the versatile urban commuter.

Venue’s advance infotainment system features an eight-inch Display Audio touchscreen system and rear view monitor as well as smartphone compatibility.

All Hyundai vehicles sold in Brunei are covered with five years or 150,000km warranty.

Senior Sales Manager at Setia Motors Fadhillah bin Sulaiman highlights main features of the Venue at the unveiling. PHOTO: AZIZ IDRIS