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The EPA has released the fuel economy numbers for the 2020 Hyundai Venue and they look pretty darn good. Remember that the Hyundai Venue is offered with a choice of two transmissions, a 6-speed manual and a CVT. The CVT is the fuel miser with a rating of 30 mpg city, 34 mpg highway, and 32 mpg combined.  The manual clocks in at 27 mpg city, 35 mpg highway, and 30 mpg combined. The closest competitor, the Nissan Kicks does a little better at 31 mpg city, 36 mpg highway, and 33 mpg combined.  Other non-hybrid crossovers in the segment are a little bit larger and a bit more powerful, so the Venue beats them there. 

The Venue is powered by a 1.6 liter 4-cylinder producing 121 horsepower and 113 lb.-ft of torque to the front wheels. All-wheel drive is not an option.

You can read more about our first impressions of the 2020 Hyundai Venue here.

 


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They stayed pretty true to their sketches and yet I just do not care for the look of the front nose nor the fact that the top half of the auto looks like they squeezed the car to try and make it smaller but the wheel base kept it locked at that width.

Reminds me of big lower body, with little head on top. Weird looking to me.

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4 hours ago, dfelt said:

They stayed pretty true to their sketches and yet I just do not care for the look of the front nose nor the fact that the top half of the auto looks like they squeezed the car to try and make it smaller but the wheel base kept it locked at that width.

Reminds me of big lower body, with little head on top. Weird looking to me.

Very fugly!! Typical Hyn design language with weird proportions. Hopefully they didn't lie about the mpg's again.

I think Drew was just baiting me on this one 😴  Drew, can you please find some valuable content next?😁

GM Strike update possibly? 🙌🏻

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      Disclaimer: Hyundai Provided the Santa Fe, Insurance, and One Tank of Gas
      Year: 2019
      Make: Hyundai
      Model: Santa Fe
      Trim: Ultimate
      Engine: Turbocharged 2.0L GDI 16-Valve DOHC CVVT Four-Cylinder
      Driveline: Eight-Speed Automatic, All-Wheel Drive
      Horsepower @ RPM: 235 @ 6,000
      Torque @ RPM: 260 @ 1,450 - 3,500
      Fuel Economy: City/Highway/Combined - 19/24/21
      Curb Weight: 4,085 lbs
      Location of Manufacture: Montgomery, Alabama
      Base Price: $38,800
      As Tested Price: $39,905 (Includes $980.00 Destination Charge)
      Options:
      Carpeted Floor Mats - $125.00

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