Just about any compact hatchback these days provides considerably good versatility as well as ample feature content, but finding a vehicle that allows you to have some fun at the same time is getting a little harder to find though. In the 2018 Hyundai Veloster what seemed to be a reasonable choice because it’s elegant, uniquely styled, it is available with strong turbocharged engine and it’s nontraditional door set up allows easier access to the back seat.
The exterior styling of the new Hyundai Veloster is very unique and distinctive. The headlights are also pretty nicely designed, they’re incorporated with halogen projector beam headlights with LED daytime running lights with kinda angry look. Exterior mirrors are heated and with LED turn indicators. Fog lights are also halogen, wheels are 17 or 18-inch alloy’s. At the back it have LED tail-lamps,rear window wiper with window defroster and center mounted unique dual exhaust tips.
As far as build quality and materials go inside at the Veloster it’s not the best we’ve seen. The dashboard is all from hard touch plastic and it is on the upper door panel as well. The seating comfort is ok however the seats are pretty firm. The new Hyundai Veloster also have a lot of useful options like heated front seats, new Blue Link system on a seven-inch touch screen, Apple Siri “Eyes Free”, HD Radio, navigation and Sirius XM. On the back seats it have poor limited access and also pretty poor head and leg room too.
2018 Hyundai Veloster Engine
The guys from Hyundai are offering one engine for the Veloster bu with a powerful turbocharger. The base and only engine a 1.6-Liter 4-cylinder that is capable to put out 138 horsepower, this engine is coupled with dual-clutch automatic or 6-speed manual transmission. Also they offer a twin scroll turbocharger and with it’s help the engine will generate 201 horsepower and 195 pound feet of torque. With this turbo you can get an optional 7-speed dual-clutch automatic. EPA estimates are good 25 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway. Acceleration is achieved in 7.3 seconds. Top speed is 139 miles per hour.
2018 Hyundai Veloster Price
The new 2018 Hyundai Veloster is ranked 14th in the compact segment. The price for this hatchback is ranging from $18,825 up to $24,425. Major competitors are: Mazda Mazda 3, Honda Civic, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Jetta, Kia Soul, Kia Forte and Ford Focus.