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2017 Hyundai Veloster

MPG

City 25 - 28 MPG Hwy 33 - 35 MPG

Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety:
    5 stars
  • Frontal Crash:
    4 stars
  • Side Crash:
    5 stars

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

Consumer Reviews Write a Review

Overall Rating:
4.5 (out of 5)
Value 4.5
Exterior 4.6
Interior 4.6
Comfort 4.5
Performance 4.3
Reliability 4.6
*****
Best car I have ever owned.

by Frank Mendiola Jr from Caldwell, Idaho | October 29, 2019

I enjoy the feel of the car on the road. It has plenty of power and runs beautifully. There is plenty of leg room in the front and whole look of the car is very sporty. I love it!

*
The worst car ever

by Hojofan from Cincinnati Ohio | September 17, 2019

This Hyundai has been nothing but a trouble car from the start. Bought it brand new and it’s falling apart fast from constantly blowing lights to blowing tires to fuses and sounds that should not be occurring i wish I never got this crap

*****
Love this car

by Christy from Gardner | September 01, 2019

Is excellent on gas, nice to look at, easy to drive and navigate. No issues so far with the performance of this car. Very happy with the purchase

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2017 Hyundai Veloster Overview

New/Notable

The 2017 Hyundai Veloster is a sporty, three-door hatchback. It competes with the Ford Focus, MINI Hardtop, and Honda Civic. This year, Hyundai took some of most popular features of the Veloster and put them into a new Value Edition trim.

Four trims are available: the base model, Value Edition, Turbo R-Spec, and Turbo.

Exterior
The Veloster remains one of the more unique-looking hatchbacks on the road. It has a lower profile stance, an aggressive front-end, and a chopped hardtop. The Turbo R-Spec and Turbo trims come with tuner-style underbody spoilers and larger 18-inch alloy wheels. Standard features include automatic headlights, front fog lights, power/heated side mirrors, a centered exhaust system, and a rear LED high center-mounted stop light. Projector headlights, turn signal indicators at the side mirrors, a panoramic moonroof, and LED taillights are also available.

Under the Hood
The base model Veloster is powered by a standard 132-hp, 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine mated to a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. Things get more interesting with the Turbo R-Spec and Turbo trim levels, which are powered by a 201-hp, turbocharged 1.6-liter 4-cylinder joined to a standard 6-speed manual. A 7-speed automatic is also available for the Turbo trim. Models with the 1.6-liter/automatic powertrain have the best EPA-estimated fuel economy rating of 28/35 city/highway. The lowest rating is 25/33 mpg for the high-performance models with the Turbo 1.6-liter/manual.

Interior
Inside, the Veloster has a sporty cloth interior with a 60/40-split folding rear seat. Maximum cargo capacity is 34.7 cubic feet with the rear seat folded down. The center stack features a standard audio system that includes a 7-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility, Bluetooth connectivity, and a USB port. It can be upgraded to the Blue Link Telematics System with navigation as well as a Dimension premium audio system. Standard features include air conditioning, power windows/locks, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and an automatic dimming rearview mirror. Leather upholstery, two-tone trim, heated front seats, sporty interior accessories, proximity key entry, and push-button start are available as well.

Safety
Standard safety features include a rearview camera, six airbags, antilock brakes, and an electronic stability system.