It may have come on the scene as one of the oddest cars we’ve seen in a while and it certainly raised a ton of questions, but the Hyundai Veloster has been a success since it first arrived in 2012. This little car that’s a three passenger-door build that looks sporty and energetic, but it also appears to be an affordable hatchback that can be enjoyed on the drive. This car is ready to be offered for the 2019 model year and it has some impressive features and upgrades to make it one you’ll surely want to drive.
For the 2019 model year, the Hyundai Veloster will offer two different powertrains for you to have the drive you want. There’s a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that pumps out 147 horsepower and 132 lb.-ft. of torque or the 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that increases these numbers to 201 ponies and 195 lb.-ft. of torque for the drive. The 2.0-liter engine can be had with either a six-speed manual or automatic transmission while the turbocharged engine is paired to either a six-speed manual or seven-speed dual clutch automatic transmission for the drive and the shifting you want in your car.
Looking Great in Every Way
When you take a look at the 2019 Hyundai Veloster, you’re going to see a model that’s offered with a more aggressive look which offers a big, wide grill, big fender flares, some aerodynamic upgrades, a new rear diffuser, 18-inch wheels, and some performance tires that can be had to give this car the look and the function you’re going to love. Inside, you’ll see unique bucket seats that can be clad in either leather or cloth along with different colors you can choose for the interior appearance that you want in the Veloster.
The third door is meant to give access to the rear seat, but this seat is one that will be more suitable for gear and equipment and not for people. This area is ok for a short drive for a person to sit in this space, but if you think of the Veloster as more of a two-seat coupe and not as one that’s build for a crowd you’re sure to have much more pleasure out of the experience you enjoy with this car. The back of the Veloster is pretty impressive with the 19.9 cubic feet of cargo space in the trunk, making this one of the largest storage areas in a vehicle of this size. In fact, this space is larger than some of the crossover SUVs such as the Toyota CH-R and Jeep Renegade that are found in the market today. When you take a look up front at the dashboard, you’re going to see a ton of excellent tech that you’ll be able to take advantage of and make useful to you when you’re ready to connect and get out on the road in this little car that you love to drive.
Getting Technological in the Veloster
There are two infotainment systems you can choose from for this car, both of which make use of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to support the smartphone you have and enjoy using every day. There’s also wireless phone charging capability, a head-up display, automatic climate controls, push-button starting, and the connectivity of Amazon Alexa and Google Home support. The driver assistance features you’ll find in this car include lane keep assist, high beam assist, blind spot assist, rear cross traffic warnings, and a drowsy driver attention warning to give you the assistance you need on the road.
Sporty, fun, funky, and practical aren’t always words that are used to describe one vehicle, but in the case of the 2019 Hyundai Veloster, these are the words that make sense. With this new model, you’re going to have a car that’s excellent drive, affordable for you, and is much more refined than what you’ve had in the past. Visit your nearby Hyundai dealer today and take this car out for a drive to see if it can be the one you’re going to love to enjoy on a daily basis. This car is sure to be a huge smile on your face when you get out on the road and drive.
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