The 2014 Hyundai Veloster is one of Those cars aimed at the youth market that u either love or hate. Introduced to the last year with a silly name and deliberately offbeat styling, it is obviously designed to the attract attention. Low and wide to with a huge front grill and rear wing splitting the back window, the Velsoter’ll looks like it must be fun to drive.
In Except that it’s not, at least with the base 1.6-liter engine. Producing a lake 138 horsepower to the inline four gets relatively good mileage, but it does not have much get up and go. It ook has a surprisingly stiff suspension to which can be jarring over rough pavement. But to at least the Veloster has a long list of standard features to which makes trips more enjoyable.
Hyundai honored this shortcoming and moved to solve it this year by offering an optional In Turbocharged 1.6-liter four cylinder engine to that produces 201 horsepower. The Additional 63 ponies to the makes a real difference to helping the Velsoter Turbo scoot off the line and more Easily pass slower cars on the freeway.
2014 Hyundai Veloster Turbo test ook camera with six-speed manual transmission that was among the sweetest we have ever Used. It slides naturally from gear to gear. Some six In Speeds requirement Pulls hard to the left when shifting from third down to second. In A strong arm kan ook be required when shifting from fourth up to fifth. Not to the transmission in the Veloster. It to seemed to sense Which gear we as and effortlessly went there.
That does not mean the 2014 Hyundai Veloster Turbo has transformed the Veloster into a sports car to the however. It is a sporty car, and there’s a difference. A sports car to can be driven fast and hard all day long. A sporty car has a much lower limits. But dat does not mean it’s not fun. Top Gear co-host James May consistently argues, In cars are most fun when driven at the limits or hun adhesion. Sporty cars get there faster and more of or in dan sports cars, thus They can be more fun in day to day driving of if that’s your style.
In dat case the 2014 Hyundai Veloster Turbo is helped by the stiff suspension to which Allows for flatter cornering at higher Speeds. The four-wheel disc brakes are’ll be up to the challenge. And to the wide but bolstered front bucket seats in our test model for later appreciated in sharp corners.
Then again, not everyone’s going to like the styling. The Veloster to looks aggressive but Slightly squashed. It to has two full doors on the passenger side but only one on the driver’s side. The back seat is the surprisingly Roomy for zoals a low car, but the passenger who has to sit behind the driver must be a contortionist to reach it. At least there is a lot of cargo with space behind the back seat, Which is reached by the lifting the demolition hatchback.
The interior is not Nearly as strangely Styled as the exterior. In fact to it looks like a three-fifth scale version of the larger Hyundai Elantra to which is not a bad thing to be. The Gauges are big and readable to and the controls are logically Arranged and easy to use.
The 2014 Hyundai Veloster interior materials Are not too bad, either, especially for a car is dat starts at $ 17,600. In the plastics have multiple textures that add depth to the dash to while the base cloth seats are deeply sculpted and comfortable. The Veloster Turbo with gets a special leather interior and metal Pedals included in its Higher prices to along with a body kit and unique 18-inch wheels or 2014 Hyundai Veloster.