Hyundai Veloster Turbo Is A New Charged Version Of Unique 4-Door Hatchback


Hyundai Veloster hatchback by Korean manufacturers brought to market in 2012, and in January 2015 in Korea presented an updated model of the “charged” 4-door.

An updated version of the 2017 Hyundai Veloster Turbo will be available starting in mid-spring 2016.

New Bodykit

Updated Hyundai Veloster Turbo received an aerodynamic body kit, the car now looks more sporty and original. Even after the planned upgrade of the exterior has a new trapezoidal radiator grille with chrome rim, different shape of the bonnet, more prominent bumper, and rear bumper embedded in the diffuser there are two-pipe exhaust system.

Also read about 2017 Hyundai Accent redesign

Hyundai Veloster Turbo starts from $18,000.

Dimension Parameters and Performance Rating

The fact that The sports version of the hatchback-unlike its civil counterpart was slightly larger than in size: 425 cm long (3 inches longer), width 180.5 cm (1.5 inches wider), height 140,5 cm (0.6 cm higher). No change was only the size of the wheelbase and ground clearance.

With this transmission the car can accelerate to first 60 in 8.5 seconds and its top speed is 119 miles per hour. The fuel consumption of the Veloster 2015 Turbo 33 mpg. All other specifications of Hyundai Veloster Turbo with the exception of retuned steering and enhanced brakes are the same as the less powerful “civilian” model.

Bright Interior

The interior of the 2017 Hyundai Veloster Turbo differs from the “civilian” model of the new instrument panel, front sports seats with definite lateral support, and two-tone upholstery, and the steering wheel is covered with perforated leather.

Now Turbocharged

Under the hood of the hot hatchback has placed a 1.6-liter engine T-GDi (186 265 Nm HP) with turbocharger and direct fuel injection. Turbo is equipped with robotized transmission 7-DCT dual-clutch that sends all the traction to the front axle.

Moreover, the hatchback gets a pretty impressive list of basic equipment: leather multi-functional steering wheel, climate control, leather interior and leather multifunction steering wheel, xenon headlights, engine start button, electro, modern multimedia complex with 7 speakers, external amplifier and subwoofer, 18-inch alloy wheels with an original design, the side mirrors and cruise control.

2017 Hyundai Veloster Turbo
Engine type DOHC 16V I4, turbocharged
Displacement 1.6L
Power/torque 201 hp@6000 rpm; 195 lb-ft
Transmission 6-speed manual/7-speed automated manual
Wheelbase 104.3 in
Length 167.3 in
Height 55.1 in
Passenger volume 105.3 cu ft
Cargo volume 15.5 cu ft – 34.7 cu ft
0-60 6,7 sec
Top speed 140 mph (est)
PRICE RANGE: $19,000-$23,000 (est)
Competitors: Honda Civic, Mazda 3, Ford Focus
  • Chiefs_Echo_Chamber

    still needs more power. Especially, in the early shifts.

    • Novel Concepts

      That’s what she said.

Editor's rating
4.6 overall
  • Safety4.6
  • Performance4.7
  • Design4.5
  • Features4.6
  • Fuel economy4.6

Unique hatchback from Hyundai is more likely to get only minor updates next year. More powerful turbocharged engine is a big leap forward which makes this tiny car a proper competitor for entry level hot hatches.

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