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2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo A/T

Eye-Catching Hatchback

A three-quarter front view of the 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo A/T
In short: A distinctive, performance-oriented hatchback.

2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo A/T Review

Boasting an athletic yet efficient 1.6-liter turbocharged inline-4, the Hyundai Veloster Turbo adds an additional 63 horsepower and 72 lb-ft, shaving its 0-60 time down to a quick 6.3 seconds. The turbo is also updated with a more aggressive design, including a rear spoiler and dual exhaust. Our blue tester came tricked out with the Ultimate Package, which adds a panoramic sunroof, backup warning sensors and a navigation system with rearview camera.

Warranty/Service: 5-year/60,000 mile new vehicle warranty; 10-year/100,000 powertrain warranty; 7-year/unlimited-mile anti-preforation warranty; 5-year/unlimited mile roadside assistance

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Base Price: $22,950 / As Tested: $27,520

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: front-engine, front-wheel drive, 4-passenger, 3-door hatchback

Engine: 1.6-liter turbocharged inline 4-cylinder with direct injection
Horsepower: 201 hp @ 6,000 rpm
Torque: 195 lb-ft @1,750 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters and shiftronic

Curb weight: 2,888 lbs
Wheelbase: 104.3 in
Length/Width/Height: 167.3 / 71.1 / 55.1 in
Turning circle: 34.12 ft

Brakes:
4-wheel disc brakes
Suspension: MacPherson strut front; V-torsion-beam rear

Traction: front wheel drive with traction control

0-60 mph: 6.3 seconds
60-0 mph: n/a
Top Speed: 130 mph

EPA City: 24 mpg
EPA Highway: 31 mpg
Combined MPG: 28 mpg

Seating Capacity: 4
Safety: front airbags, front side airbags, side curtain airbags


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Photography: AlphaMedia

Make: Hyundai, Vehicle Type: Hatchback

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