Used 2012 Hyundai Veloster Hatchback


$8,898 - $10,817
2012 Hyundai Veloster

2012 Highlights

The 2012 Hyundai Veloster is an all-new model.


Pros

  • Lots of features for the money
  • innovative three-door design
  • distinctive styling
  • large trunk
  • long warranty coverage.

Cons

  • Lackluster acceleration
  • poor rear visibility
  • noticeable road noise
  • cramped rear seats
  • ride quality can be overly harsh at times.

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Used 2012 Hyundai Veloster Hatchback for Sale

Hyundai Veloster 2012 69,342 miles
Used 2012Hyundai VelosterBase
List:$9,987
Est.Loan: $187/mo
Hyundai Veloster 2012 3dr Hatchback w/Gray Interior (1.6L 4cyl 6AM) Marathon Blue Gray cloth49,974 miles
Used 2012Hyundai VelosterBase
List:$10,695
Est.Loan: $200/mo
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Hyundai Veloster 2012 49,211 miles
Used 2012Hyundai VelosterBase
List:$9,997
Est.Loan: $187/mo
Marathon Blue Black cloth65,336 miles
Used 2012Hyundai VelosterBase
List:$8,965
Est.Loan: $168/mo
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$247 Below Market
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Dealer Notes

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Triathlon Gray 76,755 miles
Used 2012Hyundai VelosterBase
List:$9,995
Est.Loan: $187/mo
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-- STYLE PACKAGE -- 1 OWNER -- NAVIGATION AND REAR VIEW CAMERA -- COME TEST DRIVE THIS CLEAN 2012 VELOSTER, GRAY WITH GRAY CLOTH/LEATHER INTERIOR, EQUIPPED WITH PW, PDL, ABS, AM/FM CD, SUNROOF, NEW TIRES ALL AROUND, CLEAN INSIDE AND OUT, FINANCING AND EXTENDED SERVICE PLANS AVAILABLE.

Boston Red Black/Red leatherette/cloth85,635 miles
Used 2012Hyundai VelosterBase
List:$8,898
Est.Loan: $166/mo
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71,857 miles
Used 2012Hyundai VelosterBase
List:$9,075
Est.Loan: $170/mo
Malloy Hyundai(4)
29.8 mi away
Vitamin C Black cloth72,202 miles
Used 2012Hyundai VelosterBase
List:$8,999
Est.Loan: $168/mo
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$247 Below Market
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The 2012 Hyundai Veloster is a four-passenger, three-door hatchback that is offered in one very well-appointed trim level. Standard features include LED accent lights, heated sideview mirrors, a rear spoiler, air-conditioning, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, cruise control, full power accessories, a cargo cover, a height-adjustable driver seat, split-folding rear seats, Bluetooth and a CD player, satellite radio, an auxiliary audio jack and USB/iPod connectivity. Also standard is a 7-inch touchscreen that comes with Pandora (via your iPhone) connectivity, two fuel economy coaching games and photo/video playback capability. Hyundai's BlueLink telematics system is also included. The Style package adds 18-inch wheels, a chrome grille surround with black highlights, foglights, a panoramic sunroof, a premium eight-speaker sound system, leatherette upholstery and a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob. The Tech package can be added to the Style package and gets you automatic headlights, rear parking sensors, a navigation system, a rearview camera, keyless ignition/entry and a 115-volt outlet in the center armrest bin. The 2012 Hyundai Veloster is powered by a 1.6-liter inline four-cylinder engine that produces 138 hp and 123 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed manual transmission is standard.AT GUARANTEE AUTOMAXX WE SPECIALIZE IN GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVAL PROGRAMS. WITH OVER 20 LENDERS AT HAND, WE FINANCE THE GOOD, BAD, NO CREDIT, BANKRUPTCY EVEN REPO. NO PROBLEM! HELP IS HERE! WITH OUR 100% CREDIT APPROVAL EVERYONE RIDES! GUARANTEE AUTOMAXX WILL SHOW YOU HOW EASY IT IS TO BUY A QUALITY USED CAR. WE OFFER A 3 MONTH/3,000 MILES POWERTRAIN WARRANTY **FREE OF CHARGE**. HERE AT GUARANTEE AUTOMAXX, WE BELIEVE THAT FAIR PRICES AND OUTSTANDING CUSTOMER SERVICE LEADS TO AN OVERJOYED CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE! WE GUARANTEE MARYLAND & DC STATE SAFETY INSPECTION!CALL US TODAY AT (703)445-1100 !!!

Marathon Blue Gray cloth73,761 miles
Used 2012Hyundai VelosterBase
List:$9,000
Est.Loan: $168/mo
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40,628 miles
Used 2012Hyundai VelosterBase
List:$10,817
Est.Loan: $202/mo
Massey Hyundai(3)
43.8 mi away
61,366 miles
Used 2012Hyundai VelosterBase
List:$9,510
Est.Loan: $178/mo
Umansky Honda(1)
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Used 2012Hyundai VelosterBase
List:$9,733
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Features & Specs

3dr Hatchback w/Gray Interior (1.6L 4cyl 6M)3dr Hatchback w/Black Interior (1.6L 4cyl 6M)3dr Hatchback w/Gray Interior (1.6L 4cyl 6AM)3dr Hatchback w/Black Interior (1.6L 4cyl 6AM)3dr Hatchback w/Red, Black Interior (1.6L 4cyl 6M)3dr Hatchback w/Red, Black Interior (1.6L 4cyl 6AM)
MPG313130303130
Seating444444
Transmission6-speed manual6-speed manual6-speed automated manual6-speed automated manual6-speed manual6-speed automated manual
Fuelgasgasgasgasgasgas
Horsepower138 hp @ 6300 rpm138 hp @ 6300 rpm138 hp @ 6300 rpm138 hp @ 6300 rpm138 hp @ 6300 rpm138 hp @ 6300 rpm

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This car is a blast - surprised by some of the negatives out there...
Didn't even know this car existed until a few weeks ago, when I went to a dealership to check out an Elantra. Went home and did some research and read some reviews - I have to admit I was leery. I commute 100 miles round trip everyday. I was looking to replace a 10 year old Accord. Also have 3 kids (one is an infant). I was looking for really good MPG and in this economy, didn't want to be dropping a lot of coin (read: VALUE) I went back and test drove the Veloster and absolutely loved it! Bought one. It really is a lot of fun to drive, regardless of the HP. the 6 speed manual is smooth. I easily get 30 city and 40-44 hwy (36-38 combined!) - after a solid month of driving.
Blue 2012 Hyundai Veloster w/ Tech & Style Package
I just picked up this car a week ago and boy am I impressed. I traded in my 2005 Saab 9-3 Arc for this car and I have to say the Veloster blows the Saab out of the water. The standard features on this car are substantial from touch screen to blue tooth. Not to mention this car gets up to 40 mpg's on the highway, which is very good. I will say that the only thing that I miss is the speed from my last car, but the Veloster handles extremely wells and grips the road firmly, which I like. So far I am 100% happy with this car and am glad there are companies like Hyundai who understand "value" and honestly try and offer a customer everything at an amazing price point. It is also turns heads.
Fun Car_No issues with speed
I researched the Veloster so when it was time to look they were just coming in and I didn't want the base model. Being my impatient self, I bought a Genesis Coupe (big mistake--different review) in Oct; just traded it in yesterday for the car I should have had in the first place, a black Veloster. The ride is smoother, more comfortable and the amenities are outstanding for a car in this class and price range. No disrespect to the Genesis (Coupe) but this car suits me so much better and I couldn't be happier!
More About This Model

We've been in a moving 2012 Hyundai Veloster before. It was in Southern California on the Pacific Coast Highway, but we weren't driving. We rode shotgun while Hyundai's CEO John Krafcik manned the controls.

Now we're behind the wheel of a very early prototype for a very brief drive on some secondary roads in the United Kingdom. The phrase "early prototype" means we shouldn't judge fit and finish. Hyundai made us cross our hearts and hope to die if we do, so I won't.

Don't care anyway. We're here to try the steering, brakes and suspension. You know, the stuff that really matters.

On Sale This Fall
Hyundai thinks its asymmetric Veloster, which sports two doors on one side and a single one on the other, could become the equivalent of VW's Scirocco or Mini's Cooper S: some kind of halo for the brand. It was designed at Hyundai's studio in Southern California, and it will hit dealerships sometime this fall.

Krafcik himself told us Hyundai even benchmarked the old second-generation Honda CRX (1988-'91) when it came to some of the Veloster's dynamic bits.

Our pre-production test car had the same 1.6-liter normally aspirated four-cylinder engine the car will use in the United States, mated to a precise six-speed manual gearshift. The green Veloster photographed in South Korea is equipped with the optional six-speed dual-clutch automated manual, but the car we drove for evaluation was equipped with three pedals.

The 1.6-liter four is direct injected and rated at 138 horsepower at 6,300 rpm and 123 pound-feet of torque at 4,850 rpm. It powers the Veloster's front tires, idles quietly and spins freely until its fuel cutoff at 6,700 rpm.

Because the 2012 Hyundai Veloster weighs just 2,584 pounds with a manual gearbox, it scoots along well, but we'll wait for the 208-hp turbo model (2013) before we call it quick. It's built on a heavily revised version of the Elantra platform, and that trim weight also helps garner a predicted 30 city/40 highway mpg.

Still, the Elantra only had so much to offer. The Veloster uses an independent front suspension, but it also makes do with a beam rear axle.

The base Veloster will roll on 17s. This prototype is rolling on the optional 18-inch wheels and all-season tires measuring 215/40. Summer tires will be available on the turbocharged Veloster.

How It Goes
The driving position is tidy, though a spot more travel for the nicely sized steering wheel wouldn't go amiss. You sit low in the car, like you would expect in a sports car, the pedals are well spaced and control weights are pleasingly positive.

From rest, the steering is well weighted and linear, although the low-speed ride is on the harsh side. Despite the Veloster's long wheelbase, which measures 104.3 inches, there are big vertical movements around town, with none of the suppleness we've come to expect in, say, Hyundai's own Sonata.

It's the same at higher speeds, with the ride failing to ever quite settle. That can make it feel dynamic and agile, but it shouldn't have to come at the expense of a sophisticated ride. Other cars such as the Mini Cooper ask drivers to make that sacrifice, but ideally the final version of the Veloster wouldn't.

We're told that the development team is still in the process of finalizing the suspension, steering and transmission calibrations, so there's still some fiddle room remaining.

At the moment the 2012 Hyundai Veloster feels very agile. It responds quickly to small steering inputs, with limited roll angle but a quickish roll rate. It's also throttle-adjustable — much keener to turn if you're off the gas or trailing the brakes than it is on the throttle, when it tends to understeer. All this happens well within the realms of grip, too; I'm talking about its demeanor, not slidey behavior.

Some Work To Do
There's still quite a bit of work to do on the chassis, then. But Hyundai ought to release its full potential. There are a lot of competitive and desirable cars at this level, and the Veloster will need all the ammunition it can get.

Hopefully Hyundai will soon let us drive a Veloster on U.S. soil. After our recent ride in California and this brief drive in the U.K., we're very optimistic about Hyundai's uniquely packaged hatchback.

Edmunds attended a manufacturer-sponsored press event to facilitate this report.

Used 2012 Hyundai Veloster Hatchback Overview

The Used 2012 Hyundai Veloster Hatchback is offered in the following styles: 3dr Hatchback w/Gray Interior (1.6L 4cyl 6M), 3dr Hatchback w/Black Interior (1.6L 4cyl 6M), 3dr Hatchback w/Gray Interior (1.6L 4cyl 6AM), 3dr Hatchback w/Black Interior (1.6L 4cyl 6AM), 3dr Hatchback w/Red, Black Interior (1.6L 4cyl 6M), and 3dr Hatchback w/Red, Black Interior (1.6L 4cyl 6AM).

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