Compare 2012 Aston Martin DBS vs 2012 Hyundai Veloster

2012 Aston Martin DBS
2012 Hyundai Veloster
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 11 17 N/A $275,461
2-Door Coupe Carbon 11 17 N/A $284,576
2-Door Volante 11 17 N/A $290,461
2-Door Volante Carbon 11 17 N/A $295,987
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3-Door Coupe Manual w/Gray Int
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe Manual w/Black Int 27 37 $16,699 $17,300
3-Door Coupe Manual w/Gray Int 27 37 $16,699 $17,300
3-Door Coupe Manual w/Red Int 27 37 $16,699 $17,300
3-Door Coupe Automatic w/Black Int 27 35 $17,887 $18,550
3-Door Coupe Automatic w/Gray Int 27 35 $17,887 $18,550
3-Door Coupe Automatic w/Red Int 27 35 $17,887 $18,550
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$16,699
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$275,461
$17,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$4591 / month
$288 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.2
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 Hyundai Veloster starts with niche appeal, but its impressive handling and strong, high-value feature set should play well to the mainstream.
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Fuel Economy
City
11 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
17 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Minicompact Cars - TBD -
Number of Passenger Doors
- 3
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 39.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 55.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
78.0 89.8
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 43.9
Passenger Capacity
2 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.2
Second Head Room (in)
- 35.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 54.0
Second Leg Room (in)
- 31.7
Second Hip Room (in)
- 52.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.6
Length, Overall (in)
185.8 166.1
Height, Overall (in)
50.4 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 62.0
Wheelbase (in)
107.9 104.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.0 70.5
Track Width, Front (in)
- TBD - 61.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 15.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.7 x - TBD - 11.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 x - TBD - 10.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 14.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.7 34.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 2.88
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P295/30R20 P215/45HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/35R20 P215/45HR17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3737 2584
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8.5 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x 11 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 90
Engine
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
420 @ 5750 123 @ 4850
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
5.9L/362 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
510 @ 6500 138 @ 6300
Engine Type
Gas V12 Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
13 31 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
17 37 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
11 27 (Est)
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.68
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.61
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.37
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.54
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.95
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.71 4.26
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Aston Martin DBS Hyundai Veloster
Body Style
Coupe 3 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
14.1 - TBD -
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
1 7

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