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2014 Hyundai Veloster 2011 Mazda CX-7
 
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  • AWD 4dr s Touring
  • FWD 4dr s Grand Touring
  • AWD 4dr s Grand Touring

Prices

MSRP $19,050 $21,990  
Invoice $18,359 $20,921
Avg. Paid $19,610 $14,619

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.2 8.0  
Critics' Rating 7.5 8.7
Performance 6.9 8.5
Interior 7.6 7.6
Safety 8.5 8.7
Reliability 2.5 3.0
Operating Cost N/A 7.8

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Good gas mileage
  • Peppy turbocharged engine
  • Long list of standard features
  • Nimble handling
  • High-quality interior
  • Strong turbocharged engine
 
Cons
  • Sluggish base engine
  • Cramped back seat
  • Poor fuel economy
  • Limited cargo and rear passenger space

 

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic  
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Regular Unleaded I-4 1.6 L/97 Gas I4 2.5L/151
MPG 28 City / 36 Hwy 20 City / 28 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Hatchback 4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle  

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 104.3 108.3  
Length, Overall (in) 166.1 184.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.5 73.7
Height, Overall (in) 55.1 64.8

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard  
Power Windows Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Dual Moonroof Optional  
Sun/Moon Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional
Rear Spoiler Standard Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2657 3496  

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard  
Tires - Front Performance Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional Optional

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional  

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard  
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Standard Optional
Keyless Start Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4 5  
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 89.8 101.7
Front Head Room (in) 39 39.7
Front Leg Room (in) 43.9 41.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.6 58.0
Front Hip Room (in) 53.2 54.8
Second Head Room (in) 35.3 39.3
Second Leg Room (in) 31.7 36.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54 55.8
Second Hip Room (in) 52.6 53.0
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 34.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 58.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 29.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard  
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Optional
Premium Sound System Optional
Entertainment System Optional

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard  

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional  
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard  
Premium Synthetic Seats Optional
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard  
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard  
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard  
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Rollover Protection System Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard  
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas I4
Displacement 1.6 L/97 2.5L/151
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 132 @ 6300 161 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 120 @ 4850 161 @ 3500
Transmission Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic
Turning diameter 34.1 37.4

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard  
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 28
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 16.4

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Strut MacPherson Strut  
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Multi-link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard  
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard
5-Speed Automatic Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard