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2014 Hyundai Veloster vs. 2014 Volkswagen Beetle Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen Beetle than the Hyundai Veloster, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Hyundai Veloster will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen Beetle.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Hyundai Veloster as you will with the Volkswagen Beetle, 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 Hyundai Veloster will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volkswagen Beetle. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Hyundai Veloster and the Volkswagen Beetle have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Veloster is about the same width as the Volkswagen Beetle. When looking at overall length, the Hyundai Veloster takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volkswagen Beetle.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Hyundai Veloster doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Volkswagen Beetle.

Handling
The Hyundai Veloster has a smaller turning radius than the Volkswagen Beetle, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Hyundai Veloster has less horsepower than the Volkswagen Beetle, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Hyundai Veloster and the Volkswagen Beetle. The Hyundai Veloster has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Volkswagen Beetle.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Veloster than that of the Volkswagen Beetle.

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2014 Hyundai
Veloster

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MSRP*: $17,800 - $22,300

2014 Volkswagen
Beetle

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MSRP*: $19,995 - $29,995
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.79% --
City MPG: 24 - 28 22 - 29
Highway MPG: 33 - 36 31 - 41
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4, Inline-5
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $17,172 - $21,225 $19,195 - $28,795

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