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Hyundai Veloster

2019
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Hyundai Veloster 2019 3-door hatchback Trim Shown: 2019 Base 3-door hatchback FWD Manual
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The redesigned Veloster hatchback moves from the Accent platform to the more capable Elantra GT platform, yet retains the original car's unique three-door configuration, with the right-side rear door allowing access to the back seat. The 147-hp, 2.0-liter engine gained a bit more power and the Turbo version returns with the same 201 hp as before. The ultimate version will be the Veloster N, a high-performance variant with a 275-hp turbocharged four-cylinder, six-speed manual transmission, and track-tuned suspension and brakes. The new interior features a seven-inch color touch-screen infotainment display and standard Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Automatic emergency braking and forward-collision warning will be standard on all trims. The new Veloster comes out this spring.
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2012-2018
2012 Redesign Year
Hyundai Veloster 2017 Trim Shown: 2017 Turbo
Unique coupe-like styling and reasonably entertaining handling mark the Veloster as an original and fairly engaging auto with a distinctive asymmetrical door layout. A single rear door on the passenger side eases rear seat access and improves practicality over a traditional coupe. While the engines could be more powerful, they were willing and the manual transmission offered good shifter feel. Generous standard equipment features add to the appeal. On the downside, outward visibility is compromised, ride quality could be more compliant and better noise isolation would improve the overall experience. For those seeking the most power available, go with the 201-hp, turbocharged model over the slightly less powerful 1.6-liter normally aspirated four-cylinder engine.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2017 $14,800 - $19,825 $11,150 - $15,700
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2016 $14,000 - $16,650 $10,430 - $12,780
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2015 $13,000 - $14,850 $9,500 - $11,150
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2014 $11,700 - $13,275 $8,300 - $9,700
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2013 $10,325 - $11,400 $7,050 - $8,000
2012 $8,925 $5,765