2012 Hyundai Veloster

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$17,300-$18,550
$16,699-$17,887
27 CITY / 36 HWY
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Overview

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.


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