Hyundai’s all-new 2016 Veloster arrived at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show, showing a brand new look as well connectivity enhancements. The first visual impact with the vehicle shows a revised front grille as well as a new hood, new 17-inch alloy wheel design and 10mm-wider tire width for 18-inch wheel option.
Moreover, the 2016 Veloster gets black-bolster seats featuring yellow inserts with select exterior colors and enhanced 7-inch touchscreen audio-navigation system functions such as HD Radio capability, “Eyes Free” Apple Siri integration, SiriusXM Travel Link (90-day trial) as well as the next-generation Blue Link telematics enhanced function.
2016 Hyundai Veloster receives an available 7-speed dual-clutch transmission (DCT), exclusive 18-inch machined-finish alloy wheel design, sportier front seats, orange-accented seat bolsters and interior accents, sportier electroluminescent gauge cluster, red seat belts on Turbo R-Spec models as well as 10mm-wider tire width for 18-inch wheels.
Also, heated front seats are offered as standard on Turbo version. Under the hood, the 2016 Veloster uses the Gamma 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 138 hp at 6,300 rpm and 123 lb-ft of torque at 4,850 rpm, when bolted to a manual transmission.
When the engine is equipped with a dual-clutch transmission, the engine delivers 132 hp an 6,300 rpm and 120 lb-ft of torque at 4,850 rpm. Meanwhile, the 2016 Veloster Turbo uses a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that pumps out 201 hp at 6,000 rpm and 195 lb-ft of torque from 1,750 rpm.
When using a manual or automatic transmission, the Veloster Turbo is expected to return a fuel economy of 33 mpg on the highway. Standard Veloster will return 35 mpg on the highway when using a manual transmission and 36 mpg when equipped with a dual-clutch gearbox. [source: Hyundai]