Hyundai has commenced sales of the facelifted Hyundai Veloster in its home market South Korea. The new Hyundai Veloster is priced from ₩18,450,000 (approx. US$17,102 or £11,280 or €14,705). The facelifted model is available in two different engine configurations – 1.6-litre GDi and 1.6-litre Turbo GDi. The 1.6-litre GDi produces 138 hp and 167 Nm of torque while the 1.6-litre Turbo GDi produces 201 hp and 265 Nm of torque.
Models with base GDi engine can be had with 6-speed automatic, 6-speed manual or a 6-speed Dual Clutch Transmission. Models with the turbocharged GDi engine can be had with either a 6-speed manual or a new 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission. The new Veloster is capable of achieving fuel economy as high as 15.2 km/l (highway figure for 1.6 GDi with 6-speed DCT). CO2 emissions stand as low as 129 g/km (1.6GDi with 6-speed manual transmission). Depending on the engine and transmission configuration, the new Veloster weighs from 1,225 kg (1.6 GDi with 6-speed manual transmission) to 1,330 kg (1.6-litre Turbo GDi with 7-speed DCT).
The new model gets more stylish exterior with dark silver trims, three new exterior colours including a matte paint, new 18-inch alloy wheels and two-tonne colour options for the seats, centre console trims, doors, and seat belts. The stitching of the leather-wrapping on the steering wheel is also matched with the two-tonne colour opted. There are 10 body paint options available on the facelifted model. Other notable features include 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, latest Blue link 2.0 service, Beats audio system and an Engine Sound Equalizer that has six different engine sound options from which the selected one is produced using the speakers.
The pricing for the new Hyundai Veloster in South Korea is as follows:-
|PYL [Red Package]||₩20950000|
|PYL [DCT Red Package]||₩21550000|
|1.6 T-GDi||Turbo Dspec [Manual Grey Package]||₩21900000|
|Turbo Dspec [Manual Blue Package]||₩21900000|
|Turbo Dspec [Manual Orange Package]||₩21900000|
|Turbo Dspec [Automatic Grey Package]||₩23700000|
|Turbo Dspec [Automatic Blue Package]||₩23700000|
|Turbo Dspec [Automatic Orange Package]||₩23700000|