New Hyundai 2020 Hyundai Venue vs 2020 Honda HR-V – Metro Detroit MI for Sale in Southfield, MI

2020 Hyundai Venue vs 2020 Honda HR-V – Metro Detroit MI

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2020 Hyundai Venue vs 2020 Honda HR-V - Metro Detroit MI

Vehicle Overview

The 2020 Hyundai Venue has arrived at Glassman Hyundai, your local Hyundai dealer serving Detroit and the surrounding areas, and it is a brand new compact crossover aiming to shake up the segment. Honda sought to do something similar when it introduced the HR-V for the 2016 model year. Now, the 2020 Honda HR-V is among the old stalwarts of the segment, but it continues to be one of the more popular options. With that in mind, we present our 2020 Hyundai Venue vs 2020 Honda HR-V comparison to learn what makes the Venue tick and what sets it apart from the HR-V and the segment in general.

Metro Detroit MI - 2020 Hyundai Venue's Overview

Exterior – 2020 Hyundai Venue

The dimensions paint a clear picture of how compact the Venue is relative to the HR-V. The Venue has a 99.2-inch wheelbase while the HR-V has a 102.8-inch wheelbase, but the HR-V measures 170.4 inches long overall whereas the Venue measures just 159.0 inches. The Venue is 61.6 inches high and 69.7 inches wide, and the HR-V is 63.2 inches high and 69.8 inches wide.

Metro Detroit MI - 2020 Hyundai Venue's Exterior

Interior – 2020 Hyundai Venue near Metro Detroit MI

While both the Venue and the HR-V are compact crossovers, the Venue is intended to be ultracompact. Consider that it is smaller than even the Kona. Both seat up to five passengers. The base HR-V provides 96.1 cubic feet of passenger volume, and it is impressive engineering that the Venue provides 91.9. The Venue arguably makes better use of its available room for cargo space, but you should expect less of it due to the nature of the vehicle. You get 18.7 cubic feet behind the second row and 31.9 with the seat down. The HR-V provides 24.3 cubic feet behind the second row 58.8 with the seat down.

Metro Detroit MI - 2020 Hyundai Venue's Interior

Mechanical – Venue specs near Metro Detroit

Every 2020 Hyundai Venue sold at Glassman Hyundai is a front-wheel drive crossover. Hyundai has opted for a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine under the hood, and it delivers plenty of pep and twirl for the class. Paired to the four-cylinder is an IVT—as opposed to a CVT—which Hyundai calls its Smartstream Intelligent Variable Transmission. The 2020 Honda HR-V is front-wheel drive standard but available as all-wheel drive at all trim levels save the range-topping Touring, which includes it. Honda has opted for a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine under the hood and pairs it with a continuously variable transmission.

Metro Detroit MI - 2020 Hyundai Venue's Mechanical

Technology – Hyundai Venue specs near Metro Detroit MI

Vehicles in the compact crossover segment are intended to be affordable, so it may surprise drivers just how much standard tech Hyundai has managed to pack in. Even the base Venue SE gets an 8-inch color touchscreen, a rearview camera and Android and Apple smartphone support. As you move up the trim levels, you get integrated navigation, dual USB charging and voice command support with voice recognition. Honda only includes a 5-inch color LCD screen with the base HR-V, but it does add some intriguing features, such as a multi-angle rearview camera with dynamic guidelines and remote entry.

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Our location takes pride in being a consumer-oriented servant Detroit Southfield Troy Michigan drivers can depend on. If you want to test-drive the Venue, you can do that as soon as today by visiting us at your convenience. If you want information that extends beyond our 2020 Hyundai Venue vs 2020 Honda HR-V comparison but can’t make it out to us just yet, consider calling us or contacting us online. Our entire inventory is shoppable via our website, and we are available via live chat and email to assist with questions, quotes, auto loan preapproval, specials, trade-ins and whatever else you may need.


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