The 1.6 Veloster is cheaper than its closest rival, the Vauxhall Astra GTC. However, there’s not much between the two cars once you’ve taken into account the Vauxhall’s bigger discounts. Veloster resale values are predicted to be reasonably strong but, because you have to work the entry-level engine so hard, you’ll struggle to get anywhere near the official fuel economy of 42.5mpg. The Turbo’s official figure is 40.9mpg, and it’s more expensive than its main rival, the VW Scirocco,
Hyundai Veloster Coupe quality & reliability
The cabin materials are mostly hard to the touch, but they don't feel cheap or flimsy. That said, the Veloster’s interior isn’t as classy as a Vauxhall Astra GTC’s or a VW Scirocco’s. As with every Hyundai, you get a five-year, unlimited-mileage warranty, although the Korean manufacturer’s reliability record is no better than average.
Hyundai Veloster Coupe safety & security
Even the cheapest Veloster comes with six airbags and active front head restraints, which help contribute to its five-star Euro NCAP safety rating. Stability control is standard across the range to help prevent an accident in the first place, while deadlocks and an alarm are fitted to deter would-be thieves.