Hyundai Veloster News

Six-Month Road Test Hyundai Veloster: The Great American Road Trip
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 its greatest challenge of all: the great American road trip. This Thursday evening, I'll be setting off on a cross-country road...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo -- First Drive, San Diego, CA, June 19, 2012
2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo Goes To The Matte

The 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo is spooling up for a summer sales launch, but before dealers and eager drivers get their hands on it, automotive journalists by the planeload are passing through the Lodge at Torrey Pines this week, rattling quietly fabulous La Jolla with the sound of forced...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo
2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo Priced From $22,725

The Veloster is getting a horsepower boost for 2013 with a new Turbo model joining the lineup. Hyundai has just released pricing, and the hot little hatchback is going to start from $22,725 including destination. The base price of a Veloster Turbo is $4,500 more than the base naturally aspirated...Read More»

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 owners. Yes, that's a bit of a surprise—especially considering its rakish, low-slung coupe profile. Usually, if you want a...Read More»

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 our experience with the trend-setting hatchback has changed since we received it. The first thing we'll note is the attention...Read More»

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 indication that the engine is broken-in. Yes, the dealership might not have informed you of this, but vehicles don't get their...Read More»

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 we're talking about mechanical underpinnings like the direct-injection engine, or its excellent connectivity and infotainment...Read More»

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 Veloster, it's easy to take one look at this stylish hatchback and deem that Hyundai took the form over function route. That...Read More»

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 Korean hatchback. And what better place to go than Portland's weekly car gathering in Tigard known as Cars and Coffee. It took no...Read More»

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 perfect. Unfortunately, it took less than one week for our new long-term 2012 Hyundai Veloster to acquire its first scar...Read More»

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 Veloster was one of our first choices. Why? Well, first there are all the reasons we point to in our full review of the...Read More»

Best Car To Buy?
TheCarConnection To Name "Best Car to Buy 2012"

We've driven hundreds of vehicles in the past year, including dozens of brand-new models. Now, TheCarConnection--High Gear Media's flagship reviews and news site--is getting ready to name this year's Best Car To Buy. If you're a long-time follower of TCC, you know we rate all mainstream vehicles...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster
Hyundai Hoping For A Big Win At Super Bowl XLVI

It's that time of year again -- time for family and friends to come together and celebrate one of America's most joyous events, the Super Bowl. With less than three months to go until kickoff, advertisers like Hyundai are already huddling to prepare their game-day strategies. Hyundai has announced...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster
2012 Hyundai Veloster, Lego Explorer, MINI Connected: Today's Car News

We drive the 2012 Mercedes-Benz C250 and Ford builds a 2012 Explorer out of Legos. Lincoln is going away from the waterfall grille design while a gas station in Tennessee might be the first to offer rapid electric car charging. All this and more in today's car news, right here on TheCarConnection...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster
2012 Hyundai Veloster: From The Show Floor To The Showroom

How does an all-new type of vehicle, like the 2012 Hyundai Veloster—with such radically different packaging and very extroverted looks—come to exist? That’s what we asked Brandon Ramirez, Hyundai Motor America’s product planning manager, a couple of weeks ago as we were...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster  -  First Drive
BMW Recalls, 2012 Hyundai Veloster, C7 Corvette: Car News Headlines

The 2012 Hyundai Veloster is a sporty value, while one woman buys two 2012 Chevrolet Volts--and gives one away. We compare and contrast the present and past Nissan Z cars, while BMW issues a recall. All this and more in today's car news, right here on TheCarConnection. We give the 2012 Hyundai...Read More»

All-new 2012 Ford Focus Electric
2012 Hyundai Veloster, 2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8, Electric Cars: Today's Car News

The Hyundai Veloster is finally hitting the street, and High Gear Media's taking it for a first drive today. Meanwhile Hyundai's recalling its big Veracruz, and we're thinking diesels are the dark horse in the green-car race. It's all in today's car headlines, right here at TheCarConnection. We...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster
2012 Hyundai Veloster: First Drive

Hyundai chose to give us the first drive of its all-new 2012 Veloster in Portland, Oregon, a city that's seemingly flooded with the young, educated, creative types that many other cities are trying so hard to attract. It's absolutely brimming with (often underemployed) 20- and 30-something...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster online configurator
2012 Hyundai Veloster Pricing, Configurator Now Online

Hyundai’s fresh interpretation on the hatchback, the 2012 Hyundai Veloster, won’t hit dealers for a few months yet. If you’re eager to see how the Veloster stacks up when you begin adding option packages, Hyundai now has its Veloster configurator online. With a starting price of...Read More»

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