In addition to the souped-up engine, the Veloster Turbo features unique front and rear styling, bigger wheels and more standard features, including leather seats. As with any coupe, rear leg room is not spacious, although it is surprisingly large compared with the competition. The auto landscape's littered with risks that failed to pay off--heaps like the Aztek, Capri, VehiCross, X90. The majority of buyers who opt for the automatic will be treated to smooth shifts, and Turbo versions with that transmission benefit from the addition of a Sport mode for swifter acceleration. Driving It Driving a Veloster is like a tale of two cars, depending upon which engine is under the hood.
It's daring in a way no small, sporty coupe has been in ages. Blue Link service is not available where there is no cellular coverage particularly in enclosed or remote areas. The Veloster's just not meant to be a four-person commuter. Buyers can choose either a six-speed manual or automatic transmission. Because of the Turbo's high torque, Hyundai doesn't offer its efficient dual-clutch automatic on the more powerful Veloster. The extra side door does make it easier to pack in kids and even slight-framed adults, but the door opening is angled to accommodate the styling, and it's just tough for larger people to clamber in without difficulty. Standard 2013 Velosters have a 1.
Its far-out design will draw comparisons with the Nissan Juke, but a longer, lower and slightly wider stature makes the Hyundai more of a car than a crossover. The cargo capacity of the 2013 Hyundai Veloster is particularly strong for a sports coupe. Overall I love the car. It delivers an estimated peak output of 138 hp at 6,300 rpm and maximum torque of 123 lb. Both versions of the car are rewarding to drive when equipped with the short-throw, easy-to-shift 6-speed manual transmission. This package provides more than just the quickest route to your destination.
Unlike those, it's winning on almost every level. Yet from the front seats, the Veloster feels unexpectedly airy and spacious—thanks largely to the roof's tallest point, which is just at the top of a rather high windshield and the car tapers back from there. Hyundai's feels a bit more composed at city speeds, since they've tuned in more idle creep--the natural slow roll to speed that follows a lift off the brakes. The Veloster also shows promise as a decent vehicle for weekend trips and longer highway hauls; in an initial drive, we noticed surprisingly little road noise, with only a slight bit of wind noise at the top of the front pillar as we neared 80 mph. A Dimension premium stereo is standard while navigation and a backup camera are optional.
What you are probably thinking of is the free year of tier one features. Backup warning sensors and a rearview camera system are available on the base version and standard on the Turbo; they're a big help, since the low-slung Veloster has huge blind spots to its rear three-quarters, a consequence of its wacky, innovative door treatments. And with the optional navigation system, the Veloster offers a rearview camera system and backup warning sensors. Help keep them safe with custom, preset notifications of when they're on the move. Driving Experience The driving experience of the 2013 Hyundai Veloster is not as polished as more upscale coupes, but it handles adequately for an entry-level sports car. I have had it only 3 weeks so opinions are based on minimal use. The Remote package gives you convenient access to features via the web or smartphone app.
Turbo Velosters have heated leather front seats, and a power driver seat adjustable eight ways with lumbar support. And, it must be noted, to get the Tech Package you also must purchase the Style option. Blue Link is available on most 2013-2015 Hyundai Vehicles. The 2013 Hyundai Veloster has a lip spoiler and the base trim has 17-inch wheels. For additional details and system limitations visit HyundaiBlueLink.
Perspective has a lot to do with how you see the Veloster's exterior, we found. Destination Send-To-Car by Google If your Hyundai is equipped with navigation, you can use the Blue Link® app or in—car voice commands to search for destinations—like the highest rated Italian restaurant or cheapest gas in the area. I didn't get the turbo, I just wanted a new car that was inexpensive and economical and classy! Vehicle Details Techy but tasteful are the operative words here. It also has the ability to immobilize the vehicle if carjacked. Features and Specifications subject to change without notice. Its far-out design will draw comparisons with the Nissan Juke, but a longer, lower and slightly wider stature makes the Hyundai more of a car than a crossover.
Its eggy exterior was nothing shocking compared to the slip-on sports-shoe stance of the Veloster. This was an incredible purchase!!! As a result, the Veloster can seem sluggish off the line, though it lightens up and gets more energetic as it lifts revs above 4000 rpm. The 2013 Hyundai Veloster solves this with the addition of a turbocharged version that packs significantly more punch. So far, after only 1000 miles, I am very happy with my choice. In the event of an accident, no matter where you are, Hyundai-trained operators are standing by to provide assistance and summon help. . I'll come back in a year and update this.