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Hyundai Elantra vs. Hyundai Veloster

When comparing the Hyundai Elantra to the Hyundai Veloster, the Hyundai Elantra has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. The Hyundai Veloster has the advantage in the area of interior volume. The Hyundai Elantra and Hyundai Veloster have the same overall quality score base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Hyundai Elantra versus the Hyundai Veloster, the Hyundai Elantra is a better car than the Hyundai Veloster.

Hyundai Elantra versus Hyundai Veloster Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Hyundai Elantra ranges from $16,418 to $23,988 while a used Hyundai Veloster from the same model year range is priced between $18,993 to $27,994. For a new model, the Hyundai Elantra's price is between $20,777 and $27,061, with the Hyundai Veloster priced between $21,003 and $29,647.

Hyundai Elantra versus Hyundai Veloster Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Hyundai Elantra and Hyundai Veloster is 7.9 out of 10. With both vehicles earning the same number they are extremely competitive in their vehicle segment. Hyundai Elantra is ranked 11 out of 25 Best Small Cars and Hyundai Veloster is ranked 14 out of 25, with their respective reliability, retained value, and safety ratings used to break the tie, in that order.

Hyundai Elantra versus Hyundai Veloster Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency

For engine performance, the base engine of both the Hyundai Elantra and the Hyundai Veloster makes 147 horsepower. The Elantra is rated to deliver an average of 37 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 521 miles. The Veloster is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 436 miles. Both models use regular unleaded.

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2023 Hyundai Elantra

2021 Hyundai Veloster

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$20,777 - $27,061

Used Asking Price:

$16,418 - $23,988

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

41.1%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$21,003 - $29,647

Used Asking Price:

$18,993 - $27,994

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

38.3%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.9 / 10

Reliability:

7.7 / 10

Retained Value:

7.9 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.9 / 10

Reliability:

7.5 / 10

Retained Value:

8.2 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

7 / 25
8 / 25
11 / 25
19 / 25

iSeeCars Rankings

13 / 25
13 / 25
14 / 25
20 / 25

Summary Review

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Summary Review

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Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Body Styles

Coupe

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

Limited, N Line, SE, SEL

Trim Levels

2.0L Premium, Turbo 1.6T, 2.0L, Turbo R-Spec, Turbo Ultimate

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

10 years / 100000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

10 years / 100000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4.04 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

147 hp @ 6200 rpm

Torque:

132 foot-lbs @ 4500 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.054 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

147 hp @ 6200 rpm

Torque:

132 foot-lbs @ 4500 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.052 hp per pound

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT Automatic)

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

33 / 42 / 37

Range (city/hwy):

409 / 521 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Manual

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

25 / 33 / 28

Range (city/hwy):

330 / 436 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Available

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

N/A

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Available

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Available

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.6 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.3 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

56.5 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.3 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55.6 inches

Cargo Space:

14.2 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

99.4 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

38.1 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.6 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

56 inches

Rear Head Room:

35.9 inches

Rear Leg Room:

34.1 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

54.3 inches

Cargo Space:

19.9 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

109.8 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

2725 lbs

Width:

71.9 inches

Height:

55.7 inches

Length:

184.1 inches

Wheelbase:

107.1 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.3 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

2822 lbs

Width:

70.9 inches

Height:

55.1 inches

Length:

166.9 inches

Wheelbase:

104.3 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.6 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

15.0 x 6.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

195/65R15

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

P215/45R17