2020 Hyundai VENUE vs 2020 Nissan Kicks

The 2020 Hyundai Venue is a vehicle that Hyundai is calling an urban compact SUV. The Venue was built for big city living, with a quick and agile performance and nimble handling. The 2020 Venue starts off at a comfortable $17,350 manufacturer suggested retail price for its first time on the market, making it an easy choice for shoppers. This Hyundai vehicle lineup includes three available trim levels – SE, SEL, and Denim – and offers two feature-filled package options.

Being that this is the first time we are seeing the Hyundai Venue on the market, many are wondering how it compares to other available vehicles. In this comparison guide from Hyundai of Mankato we are going to look at how the 2020 Hyundai Venue compares to the 2020 Nissan Kicks. See how the two vehicles compare below.

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2020 Hyundai Venue


2020 Nissan Kicks

1.6-liter DPI 4-cylinder engine Base Engine 1.6-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine
121 horsepower | 113 pound-feet of torque Power Specs 122 horsepower | 114 pound-feet of torque on the road
8-inch touchscreen display with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ Standard Infotainment Center 7-inch touchscreen display
30 city/34 highway/32 combined mpg EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy 31 city/36 highway/33 combined mpg

First-Ever Hyundai VENUE Rises Above Nissan Kicks

As we stated above, the 2020 Venue starts off at a budget-friendly $17,350. The competing 2020 Nissan Kicks comes in at a pricier starting MSRP of $18,870. Beneath the hood of the base 2020 Venue is a 1.6-liter DPI 4-cylinder engine with 121 horsepower and 113 pound-feet of torque on tap. A six-speed manual transmission comes standard in the Venue SE but shoppers can opt for an available Intelligent Variable Transmission in its place, which is standard in the SEL and Denim models. The competing 2020 Kicks comes equipped with a 1.6-liter engine paired to an Xtronic CVT® to deliver a comparable 122 horsepower and 114 pound-feet of torque on the road. Both models offer nearly identical EPA-estimated fuel economies, with the Venue earning 32 combined mpg and the Kicks earning 33 combined mpg.

Inside the first-ever Hyundai Venue there is an 8-inch touchscreen display in the center stack. This standard equipment comes with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ connectivity, which are not standard features in the 2020 Nissan Kicks.

The 2020 Venue offers shoppers an exciting array of exterior color options that are full of personality. Shoppers can choose to wrap their Venue in Denim, Green Apple, Black Noir Pearl, Scarlet Red Pearl, Galactic Gray, Stellar Silver, Ceramic White, or Intense Blue.

For more information on the first-ever 2020 Hyundai Venue and its availability in Mankato, contact a member of the Hyundai of Mankato team today.

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