Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen Golf 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 Golf.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Hyundai Veloster as you will with the Volkswagen Golf, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.
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). Whether you pick the Hyundai Veloster or the Volkswagen Golf, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 Golf have similar Destination Charges.
The Hyundai Veloster is about the same width as the Volkswagen Golf. When looking at overall length, the Hyundai Veloster takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volkswagen Golf.
The Hyundai Veloster has much less torque than the Volkswagen Golf, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.
The Hyundai Veloster has a smaller turning radius than the Volkswagen Golf, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
The Hyundai Veloster has less horsepower than the Volkswagen Golf, so it will probably be somewhat slower.
The Hyundai Veloster has less seating than the Volkswagen Golf, making the Volkswagen Golf the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Hyundai Veloster has significantly less cargo room than the Volkswagen Golf, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Veloster than that of the Volkswagen Golf.
Compare the 2013 Hyundai Veloster and the 2014 Volkswagen Golf.
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MSRP*: $17,600 - $22,100
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MSRP*: $19,995 - $25,200
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $500||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||--||As low as 1.90%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 1.08%||--|
|City MPG:||24 - 27||24 - 30|
|Highway MPG:||35 - 37||31 - 42|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||5 years/60,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$16,983 - $21,038||$19,195 - $24,192|
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