2013 Hyundai Veloster Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$17,600-$23,100
$16,983-$21,978
26 /CITY / 35 /HWY
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What's New for 2013:

  • Veloster Turbo model debuts with turbocharged, 201-horsepower, 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine
  • Veloster Turbo features sport-tuned steering and unique design inside and out

Exterior Features
The left and right side of the 2013 Hyundai Veloster are different. There's a third door on the right side of the car, which is designed to provide easier access to the Veloster's rear seat. Additionally, the Veloster comes standard with heated power side mirrors, square center-mounted exhaust outlets, and a set of 17-inch aluminum wheels. Larger 18-inch wheels, larger round exhaust outlets, and unique styling elements punctuated by fog lights and LED taillights serve to distinguish the Veloster Turbo.

Interior Features
The Veloster is a 4-passenger vehicle with a hatch that can hold 15.5 cubic feet of cargo. Air conditioning, power door locks with remote keyless entry, power windows, tilt/telescoping steering wheel, Bluetooth, and a stereo with satellite radio, USB port, iPod connection and an auxiliary audio input jack come standard on the Veloster. Blue Link telematics is also standard, offering smartphone integration and a variety of information, entertainment and emergency services.

Optional Features
The Veloster Turbo adds leather, heated front seats, Dimension premium sound system, Proximity Key entry with push-button ignition, alloy pedals, electroluminescent gauges, and unique 18-inch wheels. A panoramic glass sunroof, navigation system, and a matte gray paint job are also available.

Under the Hood
The 2013 Veloster is equipped with a 1.6-liter, direct-injected 4-cylinder engine making 138 horsepower with the standard 6-speed manual gearbox or 132 horsepower with the optional EcoShift 6-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, which includes paddle shifters and hill-start assist.

The Veloster Turbo is powered by a direct-injected, turbocharged, 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine generating 201 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 195 lb.-ft. of torque as low as 1,750 rpm. A 6-speed manual gearbox is standard. A 6-speed automatic transmission equipped with a manual shift gate and paddle shifters is optional.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Hyundai Veloster are:
  • Veloster with manual transmission: 28/40/32 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • Veloster with DCT: 29/40/33 mpg
  • Veloster Turbo with manual transmission: 26/38/30 mpg
  • Veloster Turbo with automatic transmission: 25/34/29 mpg

Safety
Every Veloster is equipped with 6 air bags, 4-wheel-disc anti-lock brakes with brake assist, and a traction and stability control system. Hyundai also installs a Blue Link communication system with SOS Emergency Assist into every Veloster, and includes a free subscription for a limited time. Blue Link also offers vehicle speed and geo-fencing limit setting, which provides text-message alerts when those speeds and boundaries are exceeded. A reversing camera and rear parking sensors are optional on the Veloster.

As this overview is written, neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has conducted tests for the Hyundai Veloster.

What's New for 2013:

  • Veloster Turbo model debuts with turbocharged, 201-horsepower, 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine
  • Veloster Turbo features sport-tuned steering and unique design inside and out

Exterior Features
The left and right side of the 2013 Hyundai Veloster are different. There's a third door on the right side of the car, which is designed to provide easier access to the Veloster's rear seat. Additionally, the Veloster comes standard with heated power side mirrors, square center-mounted exhaust outlets, and a set of 17-inch aluminum wheels. Larger 18-inch wheels, larger round exhaust outlets, and unique styling elements punctuated by fog lights and LED taillights serve to distinguish the Veloster Turbo.

Interior Features
The Veloster is a 4-passenger vehicle with a hatch that can hold 15.5 cubic feet of cargo. Air conditioning, power door locks with remote keyless entry, power windows, tilt/telescoping steering wheel, Bluetooth, and a stereo with satellite radio, USB port, iPod connection and an auxiliary audio input jack come standard on the Veloster. Blue Link telematics is also standard, offering smartphone integration and a variety of information, entertainment and emergency services.

Optional Features
The Veloster Turbo adds leather, heated front seats, Dimension premium sound system, Proximity Key entry with push-button ignition, alloy pedals, electroluminescent gauges, and unique 18-inch wheels. A panoramic glass sunroof, navigation system, and a matte gray paint job are also available.

Under the Hood
The 2013 Veloster is equipped with a 1.6-liter, direct-injected 4-cylinder engine making 138 horsepower with the standard 6-speed manual gearbox or 132 horsepower with the optional EcoShift 6-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, which includes paddle shifters and hill-start assist.

The Veloster Turbo is powered by a direct-injected, turbocharged, 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine generating 201 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 195 lb.-ft. of torque as low as 1,750 rpm. A 6-speed manual gearbox is standard. A 6-speed automatic transmission equipped with a manual shift gate and paddle shifters is optional.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Hyundai Veloster are:
  • Veloster with manual transmission: 28/40/32 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • Veloster with DCT: 29/40/33 mpg
  • Veloster Turbo with manual transmission: 26/38/30 mpg
  • Veloster Turbo with automatic transmission: 25/34/29 mpg

Safety
Every Veloster is equipped with 6 air bags, 4-wheel-disc anti-lock brakes with brake assist, and a traction and stability control system. Hyundai also installs a Blue Link communication system with SOS Emergency Assist into every Veloster, and includes a free subscription for a limited time. Blue Link also offers vehicle speed and geo-fencing limit setting, which provides text-message alerts when those speeds and boundaries are exceeded. A reversing camera and rear parking sensors are optional on the Veloster.

As this overview is written, neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has conducted tests for the Hyundai Veloster.

Available Trims for the 2013 Hyundai Veloster
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name Turbo w/Black Int (3dr Cpe Man) Transmission Manual MSRP 22100.00 Engine 1.6L/97 City/Hwy MPG 24/35
Name Turbo w/Blue Int (3dr Cpe Man) Transmission Manual MSRP 22100.00 Engine 1.6L/97 City/Hwy MPG 24/35
Name Turbo w/Black Int (3dr Cpe Auto) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 23100.00 Engine 1.6L/97 City/Hwy MPG 24/31
Name Turbo w/Blue Int (3dr Cpe Auto) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 23100.00 Engine 1.6L/97 City/Hwy MPG 24/31
Name w/Black Int (3dr Cpe Man) Transmission Manual MSRP 17600.00 Engine 1.6L/97 City/Hwy MPG 27/37
Name w/Gray Int (3dr Cpe Man) Transmission Manual MSRP 17600.00 Engine 1.6L/97 City/Hwy MPG 27/37
Name w/Black Int (3dr Cpe Auto) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 18850.00 Engine 1.6L/97 City/Hwy MPG 28/37
Name w/Gray Int (3dr Cpe Auto) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 18850.00 Engine 1.6L/97 City/Hwy MPG 28/37
Name RE:MIX (3dr Cpe Man) Transmission Manual MSRP 20050.00 Engine 1.6L/97 City/Hwy MPG 27/37
Name RE:MIX (3dr Cpe Auto) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 21300.00 Engine 1.6L/97 City/Hwy MPG 28/37
Name w/Red Int (3dr Cpe Man) Transmission Manual MSRP 17600.00 Engine 1.6L/97 City/Hwy MPG 27/37
Name w/Red Int (3dr Cpe Auto) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 18850.00 Engine 1.6L/97 City/Hwy MPG 28/37
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INTERIOR
  • Heated leather front bucket seats
  • 6-way adjustable driver seat w/driver height adjustment -inc: pwr lumbar support
  • 60/40 split folding rear seat -inc: adjustable head restraints
  • Front center console w/armrest, storage -inc: dual cupholders
  • Alloy pedals
  • Needle punch carpeted floor covering
  • Leather-wrapped tilt/telescopic steering wheel -inc: audio, cruise, Bluetooth controls
  • Trip computer
  • Instrumentation -inc: speedometer, tachometer, fuel level, digital odometer, digital clock, external temperature
  • Supervision cluster
  • Pwr windows -inc: driver auto-up
  • Pwr door locks
  • Remote keyless entry w/alarm, panic
  • Proximity entry w/push button start
  • Cruise control
  • Remote releases -inc: hood, fuel filler door
  • Air conditioning
  • Rear window defroster w/timer
  • (2) 12V outlets
  • Black high glossy interior accents
  • Front map pockets w/bottle holders
  • Dual illuminated visors w/extensions
  • Interior lighting -inc: front map, center room, cargo area
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob
  • Front passenger seatback pocket
  • Cargo cover
  • Premium cloth front bucket seats
  • 6-way adjustable driver seat w/driver height adjustment
  • Urethane tilt/telescopic steering wheel -inc: audio, cruise, Bluetooth controls
  • Pwr windows
  • Metallic interior accents
  • Custom RE:MIX floor mats
  • LED interior lighting -inc: front map, center room, cargo area
EXTERIOR
  • 18" alloy wheels
  • 18" tires
  • Tire mobility kit
  • Body-color bumpers
  • Body-color rear spoiler -inc: LED high-mounted stop lamp
  • Ground effects bodykit
  • Unique front fascia/grille
  • Projection headlights w/unique LED accents
  • Front fog lights
  • Rear LED taillights
  • Body-color folding pwr heated exterior mirrors -inc: side repeaters
  • Tinted glass
  • Variable intermittent front wipers w/mist function -inc: rear wiper
  • Body-color door handles
  • 17" alloy wheels
  • P215/45HR17 tires
  • Body-color grille w/black intake
  • Headlights w/LED accents
  • Body-color folding pwr heated exterior mirrors
  • 18" dark finish alloy wheels
  • Body kit
MECHANICAL
  • 1.6L DOHC GDI 16-valve I4 turbocharged engine
  • 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
  • Sport-tuned pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Front ventilated/rear solid disc brakes
  • Chrome dual center exhaust outlet
  • 6-speed automatic transmission w/SHIFTRONIC -inc: active ECO system
  • 1.6L DOHC GDI 16-valve I4 engine w/dual CVVT
  • Pwr rack & pinion steering
  • 6-speed EcoShift dual clutch automatic transmission -inc: paddle shifters, active ECO system
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Anti-lock braking system w/electronic brake force distribution
    • 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
    • Hill start assist control
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • 450-watt Dimension AM/FM/SiriusXM stereo w/CD/MP3 player -inc: LCD high resolution 7" touchscreen, (7) speakers, subwoofer, external amp, iPod/USB port, aux input jack, RCA cable *Includes 90-day complimentary SiriusXM subscription*
    • Gracenote technologies -inc: iPod album cover art, advanced voice recognition
    • Bluetooth hands-free phone system -inc: voice recognition
    • SiriusXM Stocks, SiriusXM Sports, SiriusXM Weather
    • In-glass antenna
    • Roof-mounted shark fin antenna
    • AM/FM/SiriusXM stereo w/CD/MP3 player -inc: LCD high resolution 7" touchscreen, (6) speakers, iPod/USB port, aux input jack *Includes 90-day complimentary SiriusXM subscription*

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