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2015 Ford Fiesta vs. 2015 Hyundai Veloster Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Fiesta than the Hyundai Veloster. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Ford Fiesta, drivers may find the Hyundai Veloster a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford Fiesta as you will with the Hyundai Veloster, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Ford Fiesta will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Hyundai Veloster. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Ford Fiesta and the Hyundai Veloster have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Fiesta is much slimmer than the Hyundai Veloster, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Ford Fiesta is slightly shorter than the Hyundai Veloster, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
The Ford Fiesta has much less torque than the Hyundai Veloster, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Ford Fiesta has about the same turning radius as the Hyundai Veloster, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Fiesta is significantly less powerful than the Hyundai Veloster. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
The Ford Fiesta offers greater seating capacity than the Hyundai Veloster, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Ford Fiesta has significantly less cargo room than the Hyundai Veloster, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Ford Fiesta is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Hyundai Veloster.

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2015 Ford
Fiesta

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MSRP*: $14,855 - $21,435

2015 Hyundai
Veloster

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MSRP*: $18,000 - $22,600
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 2.39%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 1.99%
City MPG: 26 - 27 24 - 27
Highway MPG: 35 - 38 33 - 36
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $14,299 - $20,631 $17,360 - $21,505

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