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2014 Honda CR-Z vs. 2015 Hyundai Veloster Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Hyundai Veloster will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Honda CR-Z.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda CR-Z 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 Honda CR-Z 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 Honda CR-Z and the Hyundai Veloster have similar Destination Charges.

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

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

Handling
The Honda CR-Z 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 Honda CR-Z 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 Honda CR-Z has less seating than the Hyundai Veloster, making the Hyundai Veloster the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Honda CR-Z 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 Honda CR-Z is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Hyundai Veloster.

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2014 Honda
CR-Z

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MSRP*: $19,995 - $21,840

2015 Hyundai
Veloster

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MSRP*: $18,000 - $22,600
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Lease Incentive: As low as 3.84% As low as 1.61%
City MPG: 31 24 - 27
Highway MPG: 38 33 - 36
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 2 - 2 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*: $19,048 - $20,798 $17,360 - $21,505

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