The Veloster is offered in five trims: 2.0, 2.0 Premium, Turbo R-Spec, Turbo and Turbo Ultimate. The 2.0 and 2.0 Premium are powered by a 147-hp 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and the Turbo trims get a 201-hp 1.6-liter Turbo engine. The 2.0, Turbo R-Spec and Turbo Ultimate come with a six-speed manual transmission standard with an available six-speed automatic optional on the 2.0 and a seven-speed dual-clutch auto-shift transmission available on the Turbo Ultimate. Standard transmissions on the 2.0 Premium is a six-speed automatic transmission while the Turbo comes with a seven-speed dual clutch-auto-shift and multi-link rear suspension is standard on all. Safety equipment includes six airbags, Torque Vectoring Control, traction control, stability control, Brake Assist, Lane Keep Assist, Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist and Driver Attention Warning. Other safety features, depending on trim, include Blind-Spot Collision Warning, Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning and Pedestrian Detection. Standard equipment on the 2.0 includes a rearview camera, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay capability and Bluetooth. The remaining trims also get 18-inch alloy wheels, Clari-Fi, Siri Eyes-Free, 8-inch monitor with BlueLink, Infinity audio system with SiriusXM, 8-speakers, heated seats and proximity keyless entry with push button start. The 2.0 Premium, Turbo and Turbo Ultimate also include a power sunroof and auto climate control. Turbo Ultimate adds leather seats, HD radio, voice activated navigation and a head-up display with sport mode.
For 2019, the Hyundai Veloster is a complete redesign.