Hyundai Venue is the latest sub-4m compact SUV launched in the Indian market and it has Ford EcoSport as one of its biggest rivals
Ford EcoSport is the model that made the sub-4m compact SUV segment popular in India. However, over the years, competition has increased by quite a lot. Hyundai Venue and Ford EcoSport belong to the sub-4m family, which is why they have almost identical dimensions.
Ford EcoSport Vs Hyundai Venue exterior dimensions
The Ford EcoSport is a little bigger in size. It measures 3,998mm in length in comparison of 3,995mm of the length of Hyundai Venue. The Hyundai Venue is, however, slightly wider than the Ford EcoSport and measures 1,770mm against the EcoSport’s 1,765mm. The Ford EcoSport is taller by 42mm and measures 1,647mm while the Venue gets only 1,605mm of height.
|Model||Hyundai Venue||Ford Ecosport|
|Length||3,995 mm||3,998 mm|
|Width||1,770 mm||1,765 mm|
|Height||1,605 mm||1,647 mm|
|Wheelbase||2,500 mm||2,519 mm|
|Ground Clearance||190 mm||200 mm|
|Boot Space||350 L||352 L|
|Tyre Size (Top Variant)||16 inch||17 inch|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||45 L||52 L|
It should also be noted the Ford EcoSport has a longer wheelbase and measures 2,519mm than the Hyundai Venue’s 2,500mm wheelbase. The EcoSport gets a higher ground clearance of 200mm which is full 10mm higher than the Hyundai Venue. The Ford EcoSport also offers a maximum tyre size of 17-inch adding a sporty look to the vehicle.
Comparing the boot space, the EcoSport and the Hyundai Venue offer almost the same size. The EcoSport gets the second largest boot in the segment with 352-litres of space while the Hyundai Venue gets 350 litres of boot space. That’s not all, going on long-distance drives, the EcoSport offers a larger fuel tank at 52 litres while the Venue can officially hold a maximum fuel of 45-litres.
Ford EcoSport Vs Hyundai Venue engines:
Both the cars get three engine options – two petrol and one diesel. The Hyundai Venue offers a 1.2-litre naturally aspirated engine that generates a maximum power of 83 PS and peak torque of 115 Nm.
It gets a 5-speed manual transmission as standard. The EcoSport gets a much more powerful 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine that generates a maximum of 123 PS and 150 Nm. It gets a choice of manual and automatic transmission.
|Specs||Hyundai Venue||Ford Ecosport|
|Engine||1.2 – Litre MPI Four-Cylinder PETROL||1.5 – Litre Three Cylinder Petrol|
|Power||83 PS||123 PS|
|Torque||115 NM||250 NM|
|Transmission||5 Speed MT||5 Speed MT/ 6 Speed AT|
Both the sub-4m compact SUVs get a turbocharged petrol engine too. The Hyundai Venue gets a 1.0-litre three-cylinder turbocharged engine that generates a maximum power of 120 PS and peak torque of 172 Nm.
|Specs||Hyundai Venue||Ford Ecosport|
|Engine||1.0 Litre Turbo GDI Three Cylinder Petrol||1.0 Litre Three Cylinder Petrol|
|Power||120 PS||125 PS|
|Transmission||6 Speed MT/7 Speed DCT||6 Speed MT|
It gets a choice between a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed Dual Clutch Automatic transmission. The EcoSport also gets a 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine that generates a maximum of 125 PS and peak torque of 170 Nm. It only gets a manual transmission.
The Hyundai Venue’s diesel variants get powered by a 1.4-litre diesel engine that generates a maximum of 90 PS and 220 Nm of peak torque. The diesel engine option only gets a 6-speed manual transmission as standard.
|Specs (Diesel)||Hyundai Venue||Ford Ecosport|
|Engine||1.4 Litre||1.5 Litre|
|Power||90 PS||100 PS|
|Torque||220 NM||205 NM|
|Transmission||6-Speed MT||5-Speed MT|
The Ford EcoSport, in comparison, gets a 1.5-litre diesel engine that generates a maximum of 100 PS and peak torque of 205 Nm. It gets a 5-speed manual transmission as standard. The EcoSport has the more powerful petrol and diesel engine in this comparison.