2013 Hyundai Veloster: Now featuring an optional 2.0-liter turbo-charged 4-cylinder engine (201 hp/195 lb-ft of torque), the 2013 Hyundai Veloster is a 3-door hatchback powered by a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 138 hp and 123 lb-ft of torque. Transmission options consist of a 6-speed manual and 6-speed dual clutch automatic transmission. Fuel mileage is an EPA estimated 24 mpg city and 37 mpg highway. Features include paddle shifters, hill start assist, MacPherson strut suspension, headlights with LED accents, 18-inch wheels, rear spoiler with LED brake light, sunroof, rearview camera, push-button start, 8-speaker sound system, navigation system, rearview camera, hands-free phone capabilities, steering-wheel mounted audio controls, and sport seats. Safety is comprised of electronic stability control, traction control, anti-lock braking, electronic brake distribution (EBD), brake assist (BA), vehicle stability management, tire pressure monitoring (TPMS), advanced airbags, and backup warning sensors. The Veloster is backed by a 5-year/60,000-mile warranty.Read more Read less
While the Veloster was all new for 2012, Hyundai has still been hard at work trying to make the Veloster appeal to an even broader audience. A high performance version is brand new for 2013 featuring a much more powerful turbocharged engine. Simply dubbed the Veloster Turbo, the new car is faster, handles better and includes more upscale features.
Sleek, sporty styling; available technology; interior space; fuel efficiency
Hyundai is blurring class lines with the Veloster. It's got two doors like a coupe yet it's shaped like a hatchback. No matter what you call it, the Veloster is designed to win over just about everyone. With attractive and unique asymmetrical styling and a sporty demeanor, the Veloster is loaded with standard features that set it apart. Add to that best-in-class interior volume and high-quality materials, with a base price just over $17,000, and the Hyundai Veloster is hard to beat.