Hyundai’s Venue Cargo encompasses a safe cargo maintain, has a payload of 500kg, and guarantees to be a preferred small industrial automobile.
Hyundai launched a refreshed Venue mannequin vary in 2022, and the Cargo is predicated on the entry-level spinoff, the Venue 1.2 Movement.
Outfitted with 361mm metal wheel rims, the Cargo is available in Polar White. The decrease part of the hatch door has been widened to allow simpler loading of enormous gadgets within the rear compartment. The cargo space will be enlarged by eradicating the rear seat bench, and a metal mesh grille will be fitted behind the entrance seats for further safety. Smaller grilles are fitted to the rear facet window openings and the rear window.
The inside is remarkably spacious: the cargo compartment behind the entrance seats is 1 200mm lengthy, 1 200mm extensive, and 900mm deep. This ends in a capability of 1 296ℓ.
An infotainment system options an eight-inch (203mm) show audio touchscreen system and a rear- view monitor within the entrance console. The system works with each Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for intuitive operation of smartphone purposes, together with app-based navigation, a helpful characteristic for a supply automobile.
Consumers may even recognize the USB cell cellphone charging ports, a Supervision 4,2-inch (107mm) LCD show to point out helpful info, and Bluetooth hands-free cellphone operation.
The Venue Cargo’s passive security options embrace two entrance airbags and three-point seatbelts for the driving force and passenger.
An anti-lock braking system helps to maintain the Cargo underneath management throughout sudden stops and in troublesome street circumstances. It’s complemented by digital brake-force distribution, which balances braking forces at every wheel when the automotive is dynamically loaded, and brake help, which gives most braking drive to the driving force throughout an emergency cease. All these security options are commonplace.
Engine and suspension
The naturally aspirated four-cylinder Kappa 1,2-litre MPi petrol engine, delivering 61kW most energy and 115Nm most torque, drives the Venue Cargo by means of a five-speed handbook transmission.
The automobile has a median gas consumption of 6,5ℓ/100km, measured in a mixture of open-road, freeway and metropolis driving.
The Cargo’s suspension configuration and tuning create a superb compromise between experience consolation and assured automobile management. The suspension and steering ship a mix of management and stability, and the automobile gives first rate floor clearance.
MacPherson-type struts with a stabiliser bar and coil springs are used for the entrance suspension, whereas a coupled torsion beam axle with coil springs is designed to manage
with a big cargo load and contribute in the direction of safe road-handling.
The Hyundai Venue Cargo is priced at R329 900 (VAT inclusive). A VAT-registered enterprise can declare again value-added tax on the acquisition.
“In contrast with the alternate options out there from aggressive manufacturers at an identical value, the operating value of a Hyundai Cargo automobile could be very low,” says Stanley Anderson, gross sales and operations director of Hyundai Automotive South Africa.
“Furthermore, it’s backed by an industry-leading guarantee for seven years or 200 000km, which makes quite a lot of sense contemplating the excessive mileage lined each day by such a industrial automobile.”
Service intervals are at 15 000km, or yearly when relevant.