Top 5 Hyundais to buy in 2013

The coming year will be one of record sales for Korean automaker Hyundai as it shakes free, in our collective memory, of the awful Pony and Excel.


With sales exceeding that of the Honda CR-Z and Scion tC, the Hyundai Veloster has proven a hit with consumers …

MODEL
: 2013 Hyundai Veloster 1.6 Turbo

STYLE: Sports CarSTARTING PRICE: $25,999 (US)

AVG. FUEL ECONOMY: 7.9-5.2 L/100km

ACCOLADES: Automobile Journalists Association of Canada Best New Sports/Performance Car (Under $50K), AJAC Best New Design

BUZZ: This truly unique sports car is dripping with style and is a gas to zip around in. If you’re interested in the Veloster, this year’s turbo is the one to watch. The twin-scroll turbocharged 1.6-litre engine adds the necessary punch (201 horsepower at 6,000 rpm) to make this car heavy on both style and substance. It’s a bonus that the extra power doesn’t take away from the base model’s surprising fuel-efficiency. With its exotic look, exciting performance and sneaky value, there’s nothing else like it.

COMPETITORS
Volkswagen Golf | Nissan Juke | Honda CR-Z

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