Alcoa Twin City Hyundai Compares the 2019 Hyundai Veloster to the Previous Model Year

If you're shopping for a new Hyundai Veloster in Alcoa, Tennessee, then Twin City Hyundai is the dealership for you. Here, you'll find a comprehensive selection from the brand, including both newer and older generations. To help you figure out which model year is most suitable for you, we conducted a brief comparison. Through this assessment, you will learn the difference between the 2019 Hyundai Veloster and its previous iteration.

Highlights from the 2017/2018 Hyundai Veloster

Prior to the 2019 cycle, there was the 2017 Hyundai Veloster which was then carried over in 2018. This edition is a popular choice because it encompasses many sought-after features. Below, we've outlined some of the equipment offered with its base model to give you an idea of its value.


  • Standard 132-horsepower 1.6L GDI 4-Cylinder engine
  • Available 201-horsepower 1.6L Twin-Scroll Turbo GDI 4-Cylinder engine
  • Options of a 6-speed manual or 6-speed EcoShift® Dual Clutch Transmission with SHIFTRONIC®


  • Standard LED headlight accents, daytime running lights, and fog lights
  • Chrome-tipped dual exhaust, alloy wheels, and heated exterior mirrors
  • 6-way adjustable driver seat and leather-wrapped steering wheel with mounted controls


  • 7-inch display audio system with smartphone/USB/video auxiliary inputs
  • Apple CarPlay™/Android Auto™/Bluetooth® connectivity
  • 6-speaker AM/FM/SiriusXM® HD Radio™ system


  • Rearview Camera and Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Advanced 6-airbag safety system and ABS brakes with Electronic Brake-force Distribution
  • Vehicle Stability Management, Electronic Stability Control, and Traction Control System

What's New for the 2019 Hyundai Veloster?

You will find many similarities between the 2019 Hyundai Veloster and past iterations; however, there are many upgrades with this new model which make the driving experience even more enjoyable. In addition to many of the features from the 2017/2018 model, there are noticeable changes, including...

A Boosted Powertrain: The base model starts with a 2.0L MPI Atkinson Cycle 4-Cylinder engine that supplies a stronger output of 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque. A new 7-speed EcoShift® DCT has also been added to the list of available transmission systems.

An Improved Design: On the outside, its projector headlights now have an automatic on/off function and the rear spoiler is integrated with LED brake lights for better visibility. On the inside, there is a little more room thanks to 60/40 split fold-flat back row and a little more comfort with premium cloth seats.

Enhanced Tech Specs: As a standard, a convenient Remote Keyless Entry System has been added. Meanwhile, higher trims are available with an 8-inch multimedia system, an 8-speaker INFINITY® Premium audio system, and a Blue Link® Connected Car System.

Extra Safety Precautions: Along with former innovations, the new model will receive the support of Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, and Driver Attention Warning from the get-go. Smart Cruise Control, Blind-Spot Collision and Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warnings, and rain-sensing wipers are presented as upgrades.

Want to Know More About the New Hyundai Veloster?
Contact Our Hyundai Dealership in Alcoa, TN.

The best way to understand how the 2017, 2018, and 2019 Hyundai Veloster models differ is to take them out for a test drive yourself. So, if you take an interest in this new Hyundai car, then please head over to Twin City Hyundai in Alcoa, Tennessee. Our specialists will teach you all there is to know about the lineup. That way, you can select the one you like best! When your decision is made, the associates over at our finance center will help you complete the deal. A fantastic driving experience will be yours before you know it! For more information today, feel free to contact us.


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