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2015 Volkswagen GTI vs. 2015 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 Volkswagen GTI than the Hyundai Veloster. The Hyundai Veloster will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen GTI.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Volkswagen GTI 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 Volkswagen GTI will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Hyundai Veloster, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Volkswagen GTI and the Hyundai Veloster have similar Destination Charges.

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

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

Handling
The Volkswagen GTI 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 Volkswagen GTI is somewhat more powerful than the Hyundai Veloster.

Utility
The Volkswagen GTI 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 Volkswagen GTI will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Hyundai Veloster.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Volkswagen GTI is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Hyundai Veloster.

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2015 Volkswagen
GTI

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MSRP*: $24,395 - $29,595

2015 Hyundai
Veloster

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MSRP*: $18,000 - $22,600
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 2.39%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 1.61%
City MPG: 25 24 - 27
Highway MPG: 34 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
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Invoice*: $23,419 - $28,411 $17,360 - $21,505

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