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2012 Hyundai Veloster Six-Month Road Test: Video Update

2012 Hyundai Veloster Six-Month Road Test: Video Update

We're a little more than halfway through our six-month road test of the 2012 Hyundai Veloster. So, what have we found? Great fuel economy and technology, and shortcomings with its visibility and rear seat, as you'll see here in our video road test. No doubt, the Veloster's styling can be somewhat... read more

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2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI Six-Month Road Test

2012 VW Passat Six-Month Road Test: Do You Really Need An SUV?

A five-seat crossover vehicle sounds like the ideal solution to a family's needs, but won't a sedan do the same job nearly as well? Every time we get in the HGM Six-Month... read more July 4, 2012 by 4


 
2012 Hyundai Veloster: Six-Month Road Test

Six-Month Road Test Hyundai Veloster: The Great American Road Trip

We've already put our Six-Month Road Test Hyundai Veloster through a battery of unusual tests, including the Fido test and our Cars and Coffee challenge. Now it's time for... read more July 3, 2012 by 0


 
Owen, in the Six-Month Road Test Hyundai Veloster

Six-Month Road Test Hyundai Veloster: The Fido Test

It took only a couple of weekends in our six-month road test 2012 Hyundai Veloster to glean that this small car could work surprisingly well for some city-dwelling dog... read more June 4, 2012 by 3


 
2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI Six-Month Road Test

2012 VW Passat Six-Month Road Test: Wash, Wax, And 40.5 MPG

It's been nearly a month since we took delivery of our Six-Month Road Test sedan, the 2012 VW Passat TDI. In that time, it's rarely sat in Park for more than a day or two in... read more May 30, 2012 by 10


 
2012 Hyundai Veloster: Six-Month Road Test

Six-Month Road Test Hyundai Veloster: The Break-In Period

We've had our six-month road test 2012 Hyundai Veloster for almost two months at this point, and we are just past the 1,500-mile mark. It's time to take a look and see how... read more May 18, 2012 by 1


 
2012 Volkswagen Passat Six-Month Road Test, Durham, North Carolina

2012 Volkswagen Passat Six-Month Road Test: A First Look At Quality

Our Six-Month Road Test of the 2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI rolls on, and as it approaches a full thousand miles and a fully broken-in powertrain, we've taken a closer look at... read more May 14, 2012 by 3


 
2012 Hyundai Veloster: Six-Month Road Test

Six Month Road Test Hyundai Veloster: A Real-World 40 MPG?

As the odometer on our 2012 Hyundai Veloster has been nearing the 1,500-mile mark, we've noticed the gas mileage getting better, especially the last tank or so—an... read more May 11, 2012 by 8


 
2012 Hyundai Veloster

Six-Month Road Test Hyundai Veloster: Dual-Clutch Differences

The 2012 Hyundai Veloster, as we have it for our first Six-Month Road Test, includes a lot of standout technology for the money. Many of the Veloster's features, whether... read more April 30, 2012 by 0


 
2012 Hyundai Veloster: Six-Month Road Test

Six-Month Road Test Hyundai Veloster: Visibility Challenges

We have nearly 1,000 miles on our six-month road test Hyundai Veloster, and we've come to realize that the stylish exterior has come at the cost of visibility. With the... read more April 30, 2012 by 1


 
2012 Volkswagen Passat

2012 Volkswagen Passat: TheCarConnection's Six-Month Road Test

Our Six-Month Road Test fleet is growing. Just three weeks ago, our first-ever SMRT car, the 2012 Hyundai Veloster, took up light housekeeping at our Portland bureau. This... read more April 24, 2012 by 1


 
2012 Hyundai Veloster: Six-Month Road Test

Six-Month Road Test Hyundai Veloster: The Cars And Coffee Challenge

One of the first tasks we wanted to accomplish during our six-month road test of the 2012 Hyundai Veloster was to see how other car enthusiasts would react to the little... read more April 16, 2012 by 6


 
2013 Buick Enclave

2013 Buick Enclave, Volkswagen Recall, Shelby GT500's Future: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, our six-month road test Hyundai Veloster suffered its first injury and the Shelby GT500's fate is revealed. Porsche revealed the 2013 Cayenne GTS... read more April 10, 2012 by 0


 
2012 Hyundai Veloster: Six-Month Road Test

Six-Month Road Test Hyundai Veloster: The First Cut Is The Deepest

It's something every new car owner hates: the first scratch. Whether it be on the paint, wheels, glass, or interior, it doesn't matter. The moment your new baby is no longer... read more April 9, 2012 by 8


 
2012 Hyundai Veloster: Six-Month Road Test

2012 Hyundai Veloster: TheCarConnection's Six-Month Road Test

Truth be told, we already like the 2012 Hyundai Veloster—so much that when our High Gear Media editorial team decided to start doing long-term vehicle tests, the... read more April 6, 2012 by 6


 

 
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