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Hyundai Veloster

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Hyundai Veloster 2015 3-door hatchback
Trim Shown: Turbo
The Veloster hatchback has three doors, with the right-side rear one providing access to the tight rear seat. Based on the small Accent, the Veloster's 138-hp, 1.6-liter four-cylinder delivers adequate power, and the precise six-speed manual has low-effort throws. A dual-clutch, six-speed automated manual is optional. We got 31-mpg overall from a version with the manual transmission. Moving up to the Turbo gets you a strong 201-hp turbo-four and an available six-speed automatic. Handling is responsive and secure. The ride is quite stiff, but it isn't punishing. Rear visibility through the split back window is merely adequate at best.

Safety Equipment

ABS and ESC standard. Side and head protection air bags standard.

Road Test

With distinctive coupe-like styling and agile handling, the Veloster is an original and innovative design, featuring a unique asymmetrical door layout. A single rear door on the passenger side eases rear seat access and adds more practicality than a...


  • Handling, fuel economy, extra door, turning circle.


  • Ride, noise, low-end torque, rear visibility, rear seat.


2 front, 2 rear
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Body Styles
3-door hatchback
Transmissions Available
  • 6-speed Automatic
  • 6-speed Sequential
  • 6-speed Manual
Engines Available
  • 1.6-liter 4 (132 hp)
  • 1.6-liter 4 turbo (201 hp)
  • 1.6-liter 4 (138 hp)