The new 2016 Hyundai Veloster offers hatchback practicality with compact dimensions of a coupe. This vehicle is an attractive offer for a driver on a budget. Besides standard version, this car is available in three special and limited editions. With such an offer, everyone gets a chance to taste a bit of performance car in a regular daily commute.
2016 Hyundai Veloster Exterior and Changes
Updates and facelift of the 2016 Hyundai Veloster include details like revised hood and slightly larger front grille with a dark-gray surroundings. As for wheels, a standard 17-inch sized alloys have a new design, while 18-inch rims are now wrapped in slightly wider tires. Other details on a bodywork remain the same, since Veloster‘s debut in year 2012. This is true for a standard edition.
Special editions include more details such are: front splitter, side-blade red exterior accents, low aggressive stance and dual centered chrome-tipped exhaust. Panoramic sun-roof is also available as an option.
Color of the exterior in standard version of Hyundai Veloster can be painted in one of the following nuances: Century White, Triathlon Gray, 26.2 Yellow, Ironman Silver, Pacific Blue, Ultra Black, Boston Red and Vitamin C.
|Exterior dimensions||Veloster||Turbo R-Spec / Rally / Tubo edition|
|Length (in inches)||166.1||167.3|
|Width (in inches)||70.5||71.1|
|Height (in inches)||55.1||55.1|
|Wheelbase (in inches)||104.3||104.3|
2016 Hyundai Veloster Interior
Choice of trims for the 2016 Hyundai Veloster is modest. Two tone combination is available for Basic and Turbo editions, while Turbo R-Spec interior is painted in red and Rally Edition in blue accent. Otherwise, not many things have changed since previous version of Veloster. The easy readable dashboard, consists of two-clustered gauges which are devided by smal LCD display. Central console features revised infotainment system with a 7-inch color touchscreen.
|Head room w/o sunroof||39 inches||35.3 inches|
|Head room w/ panoramic sunroof||37.2 inches||37.3 inches|
|Leg room||43.9 inches||31.7 inches|
|Shoulder room||55.6 inches||54 inches|
|Hip room||53.2 inches||52.6 inches|
2016 Hyundai Veloster Engine specs
Standard edition of 2016 Hyundai Veloster is powered by four-cylinder naturally aspired 1.6 Liter engine. Power output of this drivetrain is 132 HP at 6,300 rpm with a torque of 120 lb/ft at 4,850 rpm. To accelerate from 0-60 it takes 8.4 seconds. Top speed is estimated at 133 MPH. Transmission is 6 speed automatic Eco Shift with dual clutch mechanism. Estimated fuel economy is 27 MPG in city and 35 MPG on a highway.
Identical engine is installed into Turbo, Turbo R-Spec and Turbo Rally editions of Veloster. Except this time is turbo-charged, as the badge name suggests. As a results engine is capable of producing 201 HP at 6,000 rpm with torque of 195 lb/ft at 1,750 up to 4,500 rpm. The new 2016 Hyundai Veloster Turbo is available with an 7 speed automatic dual clutch transmission as an option. Expected fuel economy for turbo-charged engine is 25 MPG in a city and 33 on a highway.
2016 Hyundai Veloster Safety and tech
Vehicle Stability Management System monitors safety and good handling while driving. This technology includes: electronic stability control, traction control system, anti-lock braking system, electronic brake-force distribution with brake assist.
The infotainment system is revised in 2016 Hyundai Veloster. With features like Apple Siri Eyes Free, HD Radio, and SiriusXM with Travel Link it should make your ride pleasant experience.
2016 Hyundai Veloster Editions and Price
Among basic, 2016 Hyundai Veloster is offered in three more editions: Turbo, Turbo R-Spec and Rally Edition. Price starts from $18,000 for standard and goes up to $23,950 for Rally edition.
|Edition / Price||Manual transmision||Ecoshift Dual Clutch Transmision|
|Veloster Turbo R-Spec||$21,600||N/A|
|Veloster Turbo Rally||$23,950||N/A|