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2014 Ford Focus ST vs. 2014 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 Focus ST than the Hyundai Veloster. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Ford Focus ST and the Hyundai Veloster in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford Focus ST 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). The Ford Focus ST is somewhat more expensive 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 Focus ST and the Hyundai Veloster have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Ford Focus ST is about the same width as the Hyundai Veloster. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Ford Focus ST, which is slightly longer than the Hyundai Veloster.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Ford Focus ST does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Hyundai Veloster.

Handling
The Ford Focus ST has a larger turning radius than the Hyundai Veloster, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Focus ST is somewhat more powerful than the Hyundai Veloster.

Utility
The Ford Focus ST offers greater seating capacity than the Hyundai Veloster, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Ford Focus ST will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Hyundai Veloster.

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

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2014 Ford
Focus ST

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MSRP*: $24,115

2014 Hyundai
Veloster

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MSRP*: $17,800 - $22,300
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City MPG: 23 24 - 28
Highway MPG: 32 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
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $22,486 $17,172 - $21,225

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