Cookie-cutter sedans and hatchbacks fill American highways. If you're the type of person that feels today's vehicle market lacks personality, the 2016 Hyundai Veloster is a must-see option. With a unique, sporty persona, the Veloster lives up to its aggressive-sounding name with strong performance and styling that bucks the bland economy car trend.
The Veloster is indeed a compact hatchback, but it simply doesn't look the part. It's low-to-the-ground, wide stance and muscular exterior is attention-grabbing, and with three-door hatchback and two-door coupe options, you have choices to ensure the Veloster truly meets your needs. If "three-door" caught your attention, it's because the Veloster is everything but traditional. In its hatchback configuration, the passenger side features front and backseat doors while the driver's side sports a single door. If conservative is your style, you may want to look elsewhere.
Performance to Match the Veloster's Personality
It's difficult to match the Veloster's bold character with equally exciting performance, but Hyundai did an amazing job building a powertrain that meets the expectations set by the design. Under the hood, the Veloster houses a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 132 horsepower and 120 pound-feet of torque. Six-speed manual and automated manual (paddle shifters) transmissions are available, both routing power to the front-wheel drive system.
For drivers more concerned about performance over fuel economy, the Veloster Turbo, Turbo R-Spec and Rally Editions are equipped with a turbocharged 1.6-liter engine, which takes performance ratings to 201 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque.
Make a Bold Choice with the 2016 Hyundai Veloster near Denver
The 2016 Hyundai Veloster might look like a bold choice, but aside from its styling, there are plenty of assets that also make it a smart choice. In its base offering, there are a number of exciting features you'd be hard pressed to find in many of the Veloster's competitors. The base model sits on 17-inch wheels and comes with surprising standard equipment like heated mirrors, a rearview camera, a cargo cover, a 7-inch touchscreen that aids with a multitude of audio connectivity options, and a six-speaker sound system.
Throughout the Veloster range, Denver car shoppers will find an array of options that enhance the convenience, safety and performance of the hatchback or coupe. Explore all your options and get behind the wheel of the 2016 Hyundai Veloster at Shortline Hyundai to get a true feel for the boldest car in the compact segment.