Hyundai has bolstered the 2023 Venue’s list of features for the model year. The subcompact SUV now comes with a rear-seat reminder and a center console armrest as standard. The digital screen in the instrument cluster has grown to 4.2 inches. The Limited trim gains a wireless smartphone charging pad. Beyond these changes, the 2023 Hyundai Venue is mostly a carryover model.
Choosing Your Hyundai Venue
The Venue continues to be available in three trims: SE, SEL, and Limited. Pricing for the Venue starts at $20,795 and goes up to $24,045.
Hyundai keeps things simple for the Venue by only offering the subcompact SUV with a single powertrain. The SUV comes with a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 121 horsepower and 113 pound-feet of torque. The engine is paired with a continuously variable automatic transmission that Hyundai calls an intelligent variable transmission. The subcompact SUV is rated to get up to 29 mpg in the city, 33 mpg on the highway, and 31 mpg combined. Unlike other subcompact SUVs in the class, the Venue is only available with front-wheel drive.
Passenger and Cargo Capacity
The subcompact Venue offers seating for up to five. As one would expect from an SUV of this size, the cabin offers snug seating for adults. Cargo capacity is also tight, as the SUV has 18.7 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats and a total of 31.9 cubic feet of cargo space.
Despite being an affordable subcompact SUV, the Venue comes standard with pedestrian detection, forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, lane keeping assist, automatic high-beam assist, a driver attention monitor, and rear-seat alert.
The SEL trim adds blind spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert.
Every Venue comes with an eight-inch touchscreen, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, an HD Radio, four audio speakers, Bluetooth, and two USB ports.
The SEL trim gains six audio speakers. Navigation, a satellite radio, and two extra USB ports are only available on the Limited trim.
2023 Hyundai Venue SE – MSRP From $20,795
The affordable SE trim doesn’t come with a lot of upscale convenience features, but it has enough features to be a comfortable vehicle for commuting. Automatic headlights, 15-inch alloy wheels, power-adjustable exterior mirrors, remote keyless entry, air conditioning, cruise control, a tilt-and-telescoping steering column, power windows, cloth upholstery, and manually adjustable front seats.
2023 Hyundai Venue SEL – MSRP From $22,545
The mid-level SEL steps things up with roof rails, a power sunroof, automatic climate control, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, rear disc brakes, a snow-driving mode, and 17-inch wheels.
2023 Hyundai Venue Limited – MSRP From $24,045
The top-of-the-line Limited trim brings a few niceties with heated front seats, heated exterior mirrors, LED exterior lighting, hands-free keyless entry, push-button start, two rear USB ports, and a wireless charging pad. The Limited reverts back to having wired Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Compare Venue Trims Side-By-Side
Unless you’re looking for a really affordable vehicle for commuting or daily use, we recommend the 2023 Hyundai Venue SEL. It comes with a lot more convenience features that shoppers expect to see in a modern vehicle, while not being a huge upgrade in pricing compared to the base SE.