2012 Hyundai Veloster Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$17,300-$18,550
$16,699-$17,887
27 /CITY / 36 /HWY
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What's New for 2012:
- All-new model for 2012

Exterior Features
The 2012 Hyundai Veloster is a compact hatchback with an asymmetrical 3-door arrangement. The forward-hinged third door is positioned behind the right passenger door, which is shorter than the driver side door. The Veloster is offered in only one trim level and comes standard with 17-inch wheels and LED running lights.

Interior Features
The 2012 Hyundai Veloster offers seating for 4 and provides 15.5 cubic feet of trunk space. Standard equipment includes Blue Link telematics, Bluetooth connectivity, 6-speaker audio system with iPod interface and streaming Pandora radio capability, all controlled through a 7-inch touch screen. Air conditioning, power accessories, cloth upholstery, and a split-folding rear seat are also standard.

Optional Features
Hyundai groups options for the Veloster into two packages. The Style package features 18-inch wheels, panoramic sunroof, fog lights, chrome grille surround, leatherette upholstery, and an upgraded audio system. The Tech package can only be added to the Style package and includes a navigation system, unique 18-inch wheels, rear parking sensors, keyless ignition and entry, and automatic headlights.

Under the Hood
The 2012 Hyundai Veloster is fitted with a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine rated at 138 horsepower. Front-wheel drive and a 6-speed manual transmission are standard, with an automated dual-clutch manual transmission (DCT) available.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Hyundai Veloster are 29/38/32 mpg (city/highway/combined).

Safety
Standard safety features on the 2012 Hyundai Veloster include front-seat side air bags, full-length side curtain air bags, and anti-lock brakes.

To date, neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) have conducted tests on the 2012 Hyundai Veloster.


What's New for 2012:
- All-new model for 2012

Exterior Features
The 2012 Hyundai Veloster is a compact hatchback with an asymmetrical 3-door arrangement. The forward-hinged third door is positioned behind the right passenger door, which is shorter than the driver side door. The Veloster is offered in only one trim level and comes standard with 17-inch wheels and LED running lights.

Interior Features
The 2012 Hyundai Veloster offers seating for 4 and provides 15.5 cubic feet of trunk space. Standard equipment includes Blue Link telematics, Bluetooth connectivity, 6-speaker audio system with iPod interface and streaming Pandora radio capability, all controlled through a 7-inch touch screen. Air conditioning, power accessories, cloth upholstery, and a split-folding rear seat are also standard.

Optional Features
Hyundai groups options for the Veloster into two packages. The Style package features 18-inch wheels, panoramic sunroof, fog lights, chrome grille surround, leatherette upholstery, and an upgraded audio system. The Tech package can only be added to the Style package and includes a navigation system, unique 18-inch wheels, rear parking sensors, keyless ignition and entry, and automatic headlights.

Under the Hood
The 2012 Hyundai Veloster is fitted with a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine rated at 138 horsepower. Front-wheel drive and a 6-speed manual transmission are standard, with an automated dual-clutch manual transmission (DCT) available.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Hyundai Veloster are 29/38/32 mpg (city/highway/combined).

Safety
Standard safety features on the 2012 Hyundai Veloster include front-seat side air bags, full-length side curtain air bags, and anti-lock brakes.

To date, neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) have conducted tests on the 2012 Hyundai Veloster.


Available Trims for the 2012 Hyundai Veloster
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name w/Black Int (3dr Cpe Man) Transmission Manual MSRP 17300.00 Engine 1.6L/97 City/Hwy MPG 27/37
Name w/Black Int (3dr Cpe Auto) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 18550.00 Engine 1.6L/97 City/Hwy MPG 27/35
Name w/Gray Int (3dr Cpe Man) Transmission Manual MSRP 17300.00 Engine 1.6L/97 City/Hwy MPG 27/37
Name w/Red Int (3dr Cpe Man) Transmission Manual MSRP 17300.00 Engine 1.6L/97 City/Hwy MPG 27/37
Name w/Gray Int (3dr Cpe Auto) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 18550.00 Engine 1.6L/97 City/Hwy MPG 27/35
Name w/Red Int (3dr Cpe Auto) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 18550.00 Engine 1.6L/97 City/Hwy MPG 27/35
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INTERIOR
  • Premium cloth front bucket seats
  • 6-way adjustable driver seat w/driver height adjustment
  • 60/40 split folding rear seat -inc: adjustable head restraints
  • Front center console w/armrest, storage -inc: dual cupholders
  • Needle punch carpeted floor covering
  • Urethane tilt/telescopic steering wheel -inc: audio, cruise, Bluetooth controls
  • Trip computer
  • Instrumentation -inc: speedometer, tachometer, fuel level, digital odometer, digital clock, external temperature
  • Pwr windows
  • Pwr door locks
  • Remote keyless entry w/alarm, panic
  • Cruise control
  • Remote releases -inc: hood, fuel filler door
  • Air conditioning
  • Rear window defroster w/timer
  • (2) 12V outlets
  • Metal paint interior accents
  • Black plastic door trim
  • Front map pockets w/bottle holders
  • Dual illuminated visors w/extensions
  • Interior lighting -inc: front map, center room, cargo area
  • Front passenger seatback pocket
  • Cargo cover
  • Cloth/leatherette front bucket seats
  • Alloy pedals
  • Leather-wrapped tilt/telescopic steering wheel -inc: audio, cruise, Bluetooth controls
  • Pwr windows -inc: driver auto-up
  • Piano black interior accents
  • Leatherette door trim inserts
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob
EXTERIOR
  • P215/45HR17 tires
  • Tire mobility kit
  • Body-color bumpers
  • Body-color rear spoiler -inc: LED high-mounted stop lamp
  • Body-color grille w/black intake
  • Headlights w/LED accents
  • Body-color folding pwr heated exterior mirrors
  • Tinted glass
  • Variable intermittent front wipers w/mist function -inc: rear wiper
  • Body-color door handles
  • 18" alloy wheels
  • P215/40VR18 tires
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Chrome grille surround w/piano black highlights
  • Front fog lights
MECHANICAL
  • 1.6L DOHC GDI 16-valve I4 engine w/dual CVVT
  • 6-speed manual transmission
  • Front wheel drive.
  • 36-amp/hr battery
  • 90-amp alternator
  • Independent MacPherson strut front suspension -inc: coil springs
  • Torsion axle rear suspension -inc: coil springs
  • Front/rear stabilizer bars
  • Pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Front ventilated/rear solid disc brakes
  • Chrome dual center exhaust outlet
  • 17" alloy wheels
  • 6-speed EcoShift dual clutch auto transmission -inc: paddle shifters, active ECO system
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Anti-lock braking system w/brake assist
    • Vehicle stability management (VSM)
    • Electronic stability control system (ESC)
    • Traction control system (TCS)
    • Electronic shift interlock system
    • Front/rear crumple zones
    • Driver/front passenger airbags -inc: occupant classification system
    • Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags
    • Front/rear side curtain airbags
    • Blue Link mobile telematics system
    • 3-point seatbelts
    • LATCH system
    • Pwr window lock-out button
    • Child safety locks
    • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
    • Energy-absorbing steering column
    • Hillstart assist control
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • AM/FM/XM stereo w/CD/MP3 player -inc: LG high resolution 7" touchscreen, (6) speakers, iPod/USB port, aux input jack *Includes 90-day complimentary XM subscription*
    • Gracenote technologies -inc: iPod album cover art, advanced voice recognition
    • Bluetooth hands-free phone system -inc: voice recognition
    • XM Stocks, XM Sports, XM Weather
    • In-glass antenna
    • Roof-mounted shark fin antenna
    • 450-watt Dimension AM/FM/XM stereo w/CD/MP3 player -inc: LG high resolution 7" touchscreen, (7) speakers, subwoofer, external amp, iPod/USB port, aux input jack, RCA cable *Includes 90-day complimentary XM subscription*

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