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2021 Hyundai Veloster vs. 2019 smart EQ fortwo Review

New 2021 Hyundai Veloster

2021 Hyundai
Veloster

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New 2019 smart EQ fortwo

2019 smart
EQ fortwo

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MSRP*
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$18,900 to $28,450
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$23,900 to $26,740
Invoice* $18,271 to $27,070 $22,347 to $25,002
MPG - City 25 - 28 124
MPG - Hwy 33 - 34 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 80-hp, (electric)
Seating Capacity 4 2
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Convenience
With the Hyundai Veloster you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the smart EQ fortwo, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

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 smart EQ fortwo. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Hyundai Veloster is much higher than that for the smart EQ fortwo.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Veloster is much slimmer than the smart EQ fortwo, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Hyundai Veloster, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the smart EQ fortwo.

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

Handling
The Hyundai Veloster has a significantly larger turning radius than the smart EQ fortwo, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Veloster has a much more powerful engine than the smart EQ fortwo. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
The Hyundai Veloster offers greater seating capacity than the smart EQ fortwo, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.

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