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of the 2019 Hyundai Veloster. Base trim shown.
Some automakers today would have you believe that nobody wants cars anymore. Everyone's buying SUVs, crossovers and small trucks that sit high and don't handle well, don't accelerate quickly and get mediocre mileage. Sports coupes? Dead in the water. Put a fork in 'em — they're done.
Not so fast, says Hyundai; fun cars aren't quite dead yet. To prove it, they've brought us the new 2019 Hyundai Veloster sports coupe. The slickly styled, value-priced front-wheel-drive coupe has been thoroughly redone for 2019 and doused with a big bucket of refinement. It's still quirky, still sporty, still has that playful demeanor that's made it a niche favorite. But it now brings a sophistication to its operation that should really open some eyes.
A Joy to Rev
The goal here is to have the most fun you can without spending ridiculous money, and the Veloster achieves it — at least with the turbocharged variant. Two engines are available, a naturally aspirated 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine making a rather tepid 147 horsepower (I didn't drive that one) or a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder making 201 hp (now we're talking). The turbo is a snarly, raspy little mill, making a lot of its torque down low where it's most usably felt.
And feel it you will: It's extremely responsive, exhibits very little in the way of turbo lag and is a joy t... Read More
Hyundai thinks there are still a number people who like to drive, and like to drive small cars. For them, there's the 2019 Hyundai Veloster.
2019 Hyundai Veloster First Drive Video: Big Deal for Small-Car Lovers
Do you like small, sporty, fun-to-drive compact coupes? Well, if you do, just know that right this very second, there are probably fewer of you than there were about 10 minutes ago... Read more
Is the 2019 Hyundai Veloster the Most Fun You Can Have for $24,000?
Some automakers today would have you believe that nobody wants cars anymore. Everyone's buying SUVs, crossovers and small trucks that sit high and don't handle well, don... Read more
What Does It Cost to Fill Up a 2019 Hyundai Veloster?
Redesigned from the inside out for 2019, Hyundai's quirky three-door Veloster hatchback now has some competitive pricing to go along with its spring on-sale date. The car ... Read more
I love this car so much I bought my 3rd Veloster
I really do love this car. It meets all my needs in a car; fun to drive, sporty and fast, 3rd door for allowing passengers in and out with ease, Hatch back trunk space allows for me to place large ... Read full review
All around excitement
This is my first brand new car and I love it! I previously owned a 2015 Veloster and enjoyed that to an extent, but let me tell you, improvements have been made. The beautiful red accents inside the ... Read full review
The 2019 Hyundai Veloster currently has 0 recalls