Hyundai Veloster Coupes

Hyundai Veloster

About Hyundai Veloster

The 2017 Hyundai Veloster is a fun and funky sporty compact car with value pricing and a secretly practical side. While it looks like a low-slung coupe, the Veloster hides its functional nature until you need it, thanks to an upward-rising rear door that reveals respectful cargo space, plus a hidden third side door on the right side that allows easier entry for rear passengers. Though it has aggressive looks and a carnivorous name, a base Veloster doesn't have much muscle. Hyundai remedied that a few years ago with a turbocharged model that better competes with sporty hatchbacks like the VW GTI. The Veloster remains a great value thanks to its sub-$19,000 starting price, standard features like Apple CarPlay compatibility, and Hyundai's excellent 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty.

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2017 Hyundai Veloster
What's new for 2017?
2017 Hyundai Veloster

For 2017, Hyundai is adding the Value Edition to the Veloster lineup. It includes panoramic sunroof, navigation, dual-clutch auto transmission, automatic climate control, 18-inch alloy wheels and premium audio system. At $22,185, it's roughly $3,000 more than a standard model, and priced just under the more powerful Turbo R-Spec Veloster.

  • Expert Rating: 6.8
  • Consumers Rating: 7.9
  • MPG 28|35
2016 Hyundai Veloster
What's new for 2016?
2016 Hyundai Veloster

For 2016 a new Rally Edition joins the lineup featuring a stiffer suspension, RAYS lightweight alloy wheels and a B&M Racing sport shifter. A new 7-speed dual-clutch transmission is available on turbo trims, while all Velosters feature a revised hood and grille design, available Siri Eyes Free and upgraded interiors.

2015 Hyundai Veloster
What's new for 2015?
2015 Hyundai Veloster

After the introduction of a turbocharged model and the sharp-looking RE:FLEX model, the Veloster carries over with only a handful of changes. Automatic climate control is now part of the Technology package, and the Style package adds 18-inch wheels.

2014 Hyundai Veloster
What's new for 2014?
2014 Hyundai Veloster

A new Turbo R-Spec trim is added. The R-Spec brings unique visual elements, a B&M short-throw shifter, red leatherette bolstered cloth seating, enhanced suspension and steering tuning, and the lowest price point in the Turbo lineup. New features for the Veloster Turbo include torque vectoring and Active Sound Design in-cabin sound enhancement, while automatic climate control is added to the options list. The base Veloster gains a rearview camera, a driver’s blind-spot mirror and daytime running lights.

2013 Hyundai Veloster
What's new for 2013?
2013 Hyundai Veloster

2013 marks the introduction of the Hyundai Veloster Turbo, a more powerful version of the Veloster, which remains in naturally-aspirated form. In addition to the souped-up engine, the Veloster Turbo features unique front and rear styling, bigger wheels and more standard features, including leather seats. Hyundai’s first use of a matte gray paint will also see its debut on the Veloster Turbo.

2012 Hyundai Veloster
What's new for 2012?
2012 Hyundai Veloster

The 2012 Veloster's stylish looks and odd three-door arrangement are likely focal points, but fuel economy numbers up to 37 mpg on the highway and a price tag that undercuts all of its key competitors are also worth noting.

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