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2016 Hyundai Veloster vs. 2016 Volkswagen Golf Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
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.

Convenience
The Volkswagen Golf requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Hyundai Veloster, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Hyundai Veloster is somewhat more expensive than the Volkswagen Golf. 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.

Dimensions
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.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Hyundai Veloster transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Volkswagen Golf.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Veloster is somewhat more powerful than the Volkswagen Golf.

Utility
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.

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

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2016 Hyundai
Veloster

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MSRP*: $18,000 - $23,950

2016 Volkswagen
Golf

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MSRP*: $18,495 - $27,425
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $750
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.31% As low as 4.92%
City MPG: 25 - 27 25
Highway MPG: 33 - 35 36 - 37
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $17,360 - $22,755 $17,755 - $26,328

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.