Sporty hatchbacks have the innate ability to give you sports car performance when you want it and small car versatility when you need it. At Lakeland Hyundai in Lakeland, FL, we’re delighted to have one of the best hatchbacks at our dealership – the 2015 Hyundai Veloster. Lakeland Hyundai is located at 1500 West Memorial Blvd. and proudly serves Plant City, Brandon and Winter Haven, FL with an award-winning staff. Stop by our dealership today and explore the largest selection of new Hyundai models around.
The sporty hatchback segment is booming with a lot of competitors, so let’s see how the 2015 Hyundai Veloster does against the MINI Cooper.
When pitting these two cars against one another, the first thing you’ll notice is the price difference. The Cooper starts at $20,700, while the Veloster has a starting price of $18,000. That’s a savings of $2,700 in favor of the Veloster. For the money, the new Veloster is a great value for your money in the sporty hatchback segment.
When considering a sporty hatchback, performance and punchy engines are at the top of the priority list. Both of these hatchbacks are available with two engines for you to choose from. The base Cooper has a 1.5L inline-three making 134 hp and 162 lb-ft of torque. The entry-level Veloster is equipped with a 1.6L inline-four producing 138 hp and 123 lb-ft of torque. The range-topping Cooper has a 2.0L turbocharged inline-four making 189 hp and 207 lb-ft of torque. The top-of-the-line Veloster packs a 1.6L turbocharged inline-four generating 201 hp and 195 lb-ft of torque underneath its hood.
When tackling Florida’s back roads with the new Veloster, it’s important that you feel safe in the vehicle. With the Veloster’s extensive list of safety features, you can rest assured knowing that the hatchback can protect you in the case of an accident. Safety features on the Veloster include:
The 2015 Hyundai Veloster is one of the best sporty hatchbacks on the market today. When comparing the Veloster to the MINI Cooper, the Veloster has the edge. Visit Lakeland Hyundai in Lakeland, FL to test drive a new Veloster today.