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2012 Hyundai Veloster

Thursday, March 29th 2012. | Hyundai

2012 Hyundai Veloster comes with different design, especially through asymmetrical innovative three-door layout which makes access to the rear seat easier. This modern hatchback also has the sporty coupe style with long door on the driver side as well as sedan-like with rear-hinged mini door on the passenger side. It’s absolutely fun to drive and has great gas mileage ratings up to 40 mpg highway, even most of the competitors in the affordable small cars class offer better powertrain. Find the upscale interior features and considerable trunk. Enjoy the length warranty coverage like other Hyundai vehicles. Then what may be the shortcomings of the 2012 Hyundai Veloster? Including lack rear visibility, mediocre performance, and the backseat space is too cramped for some taller passenger. Own it with starting price at $17,300 MSRP.

2012 Hyundai Veloster
2012 Hyundai Veloster

2012 Hyundai Veloster Mechanical

The all-new 2012 Hyundai Veloster powered by 1.6-liter GDI DOHC 4-cylinder engine with Dual-CVVT that generates 138-horsepower @ 6,300 rpm & 123 lb-ft of torque @ 4,850 rpm.

Its Front-Wheel Drive (FWD) drivetrain in the 2012 Hyundai Veloster set the standard six-speed manual transmission and optional six-speed EcoShiftâ„¢ dual clutch transmission.

Use unibody as the body construction on the 2012 Hyundai Veloster. Its suspensions are MacPherson Strut with coil springs (front) and Torsion axle-beam axle with coil springs (rear). Other mechanical specifications are power rack-and-pinion steering, 4-wheel disc brakes, standard 17-inch alloy wheels, optional 18-inch alloy wheels, and optional 18-inch alloy wheels with painted inserts.

2012 Hyundai Veloster MPG Mileage Estimates

The fuel tank capacity in the 2012 Hyundai Veloster is 13.2 gallon. While the fuel efficient rating (city/highway/combined) listed below:

  • 2012 Hyundai Veloster with 6-speed manual transmission at 28/40/32 mpg
  • 2012 Hyundai Veloster with 6-speed EcoShift Dual Clutch Transmission at 29/38/32 mpg

2012 Hyundai Veloster Prices

  1. 2012 Hyundai Veloster with 6-speed manual transmission at $17,300 MSRP
  2. 2012 Hyundai Veloster with 6-speed EcoShift Dual Clutch Transmission at $18,550 MSRP

2012 Hyundai Veloster Pictures
2012 Hyundai Veloster Pictures

2012 Hyundai Veloster Safety Features

Here are the safety features for 2012 Hyundai Veloster: Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Traction Control System (TCS), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist, Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), Advanced dual front airbags (SRS) with Occupant Classification System (OCS), driver & front passenger side-impact airbags (SRS), Side-curtain airbags (SRS) (front & rear passengers), rear LATCH child-seat-attachment system, power window lock-out button, remote keyless entry system with alarm, front & rear crumple zones, and energy-absorbing steering column.

Hyundai Veloster 2012
Hyundai Veloster 2012

2012 Hyundai Veloster Exterior Features

Explore the exterior standard features on the 2012 Hyundai Veloster, such as: dual manual-folding heated power side mirrors, headlights with LED accents, 17-inch alloy wheels with P215/45R17 tires, rear spoiler with LED brake light, and dual centered chrome-tipped exhaust. While the optional features are front fog lights, automatic headlights, 18-inch alloy wheels with P215/40R18 tires, and 18-inch alloy wheels with painted inserts & P215/40R18 tires.

2012 Hyundai Veloster Interior View
2012 Hyundai Veloster Interior View

2012 Hyundai Veloster Interior Features

Next, the standard interior features of 2012 Hyundai Veloster: Blue Link™ telematics system, air conditioning, power windows, power windows with driver’s auto-down, 196-watt AM/FM/XM® Satellite Radio/CD/MP3 audio system with 6 speakers, iPod®/USB & auxiliary input jacks, 7-inch high-resolution LCD video touchscreen, premium cloth, 6-way adjustable driver seat, Bluetooth® hands-free phone system with voice recognition, dual illuminated vanity mirrors, tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, steering-wheel-mounted (audio, Bluetooth & cruise control), and trip computer. Then, for the optional features are panoramic tilt-and-slide sunroof, Proximity Key entry with push button start, 450-watt Dimension AM/FM/XM Satellite Radio/CD/MP3 premium audio system with 8 speakers (including external amplifer & subwoofer), Navigation system with 7-inch high-resolution touchscreen display & 90 day trial of XM NavTraffic™, rearview camera, leather bolster/cloth insert sport seats, and leather-wrapped steering wheel & shift knob.

2012 Hyundai Veloster Interior
2012 Hyundai Veloster Interior

2012 Hyundai Veloster Packages

There are two packages available with $2,000 respectively. Style Package: 18-inch alloy wheels with P215/40R18 tires, Chrome grille surround with Piano Black highlights, front fog lights, panoramic sunroof, Piano Black interior accents, Dimension premium audio with 8 speakers (including external amp & subwoofer), leatherette bolster seats & door inserts, leather wrapped steering wheel & shift knob, alloy pedals, and driver auto-up window. Tech Package (requires Style Package):
Unique 18-inch alloys with painted inserts (bodycolor inserts with specific exterior colors), backup warning sensors (bodycolor sensors with specific exterior colors), navigation system with rearview camera, automatic headlights, Proximity Key entry with electronic push button start, and 115V outlet.

Hyundai Veloster
Hyundai Veloster

2012 Hyundai Veloster Rivals

Two close competitors of Hyundai Veloster 2012 in the affordable car class we think Honda Civic Coupe and Kia Forte Koup.


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