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Selected Style 3-Door Coupe Manual w/Black Int
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe Manual w/Black Int 26 35 $17,172 $17,800
3-Door Coupe Manual w/Gray Int 26 35 $17,172 $17,800
3-Door Coupe Manual w/Red Int 26 35 $17,172 $17,800
3-Door Coupe Automatic w/Black Int 28 36 $18,359 $19,050
3-Door Coupe Automatic w/Gray Int 28 36 $18,359 $19,050
3-Door Coupe Automatic w/Red Int 28 36 $18,359 $19,050
3-Door Coupe Manual Turbo R-Spec 24 33 $20,283 $21,300
3-Door Coupe Automatic w/Black Int RE:FLEX 28 36 $20,808 $21,650
3-Door Coupe Automatic w/Red Int RE:FLEX 28 36 $20,808 $21,650
3-Door Coupe Manual w/Black Int Turbo 24 33 $21,225 $22,300
3-Door Coupe Manual w/Blue Int Turbo 24 33 $21,225 $22,300
3-Door Coupe Automatic w/Black Int Turbo 24 31 $22,165 $23,300
3-Door Coupe Automatic w/Blue Int Turbo 24 31 $22,165 $23,300
3-Door Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Manual 31 38 $19,047 $19,995
3-Door CVT 36 39 $19,664 $20,645
3-Door Manual EX 31 38 $20,798 $21,840
3-Door CVT EX 36 39 $21,415 $22,490
3-Door Manual w/Navi EX 31 38 $22,221 $23,340
3-Door CVT w/Navi EX 36 39 $22,838 $23,990
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,172
$19,047
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,800
$19,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$297 / month
$333 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Hyundai Veloster is more sporty coupe than sports car; but with available turbo power and a standout three-door design it isn't short on excitement and flair. If you're looking for a two-seat hybrid hatchback coupe, the 2014 Honda CR-Z is your only choice--but many other small cars offer more driving fun, or higher fuel efficiency, often at equal cost.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 31 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Cars Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 31.7 -
Front Head Room (in) 39 36.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.8 49.1
Second Hip Room (in) 52.6 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.6 53.8
Second Head Room (in) 35.3 -
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54 -
Front Leg Room (in) 43.9 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) 53.2 51.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 61.5 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.6 -
Length, Overall (in) 166.1 160.5
Height, Overall (in) 55.1 54.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 62 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 95.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.5 68.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 34.7 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 15.5 25.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11 10.3
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) 10.3 10.2
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 10.6
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/45HR17 P195/55VR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/45HR17 P195/55VR16
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2584 2639
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 16 X 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 16 X 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 410 340
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 123 @ 4850 140 @ 1000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.6 L/97 1.5 L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 6300 130 @ 6000
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 30 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 31
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.62 3.14
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.27 4.29
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.30
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.96 1.87
Trans Order Code NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.04 1.05
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Hyundai Veloster Honda CR-Z
Body Style Hatchback Hatchback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.1 (Est) 5.4 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
 
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