2012 Hyundai Veloster Road Test Specs | Edmunds

2012 Hyundai Veloster - Road Test Specs

2012 Hyundai Veloster Hatchback

(1.6L 4-cyl. 6-speed Manual w/Black Interior)


Year Make Model2012 Hyundai Veloster
Vehicle TypeFWD, three-door, four-passenger coupe
Estimated MSRP$17,500


ConfigurationTransverse, front-engine, front-wheel drive
Engine typeNaturally aspirated, direct-injected inline-4, gasoline
Displacement (cc/cu-in)1,591/97
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDOHC, four valves per cylinder, variable intake + exhaust-valve timing
Compression ratio (x:1)11.0
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)138 @ 6,300
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)123 @ 4,850
Transmission typeSix-speed manual
Transmission ratios (x:1)I = 3.615; II = 1.955; III = 1.370; IV = 1.036; V = 0.794; VI = 0.688
Final-drive ratio (x:1)4.267


Suspension, frontIndependent, MacPherson struts with coil springs, shock absorbers, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearV-Beam torsion axle, monotube shock absorbers, coil springs, stabilizer bar
Steering typeElectric-assist power rack and pinion steering
Steering ratio (x:1)15.6
Tire sizeP215/40VR18
Wheel size18-by-7.5 inches front and rear
Wheel materialAlloy
Brakes, front11-inch ventilated discs
Brakes, rear10.3-inch ventilated discs

Fuel Consumption

Fuel economy, mfr. est. (mpg)30 city/40 highway
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)13.2

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)2,584
Length (in.)166.1
Width (in.)70.5
Height (in.)55.1
Wheelbase (in.)104.3
Track, front (in.)61.5
Track, rear (in.)61.3
Legroom, front (in.)43.9
Legroom, rear (in.)31.7
Headroom, front (in.)39.0
Headroom, rear (in.)35.3
Shoulder room, front (in.)55.6
Shoulder room, rear (in.)54.0
Seating capacity4
Trunk volume (cu-ft)15.5
Ground clearance (in.)5.6


Bumper-to-bumper5 years/60,000 miles
Powertrain10 years/100,000 miles

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