What’s indisputable is that this 2019 Hyundai Veloster N indeed a factory special. It starts with the age old recipe of stuffing a big engine into a little car. From there, that's when it gets really interesting and Hyundai has applied the right bits in all the right ways to this Veloster N.

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Comments

    • Manko Slayer
      Manko Slayer

      inside looks so trash though...

      about 1 day ago
    • David Santiago
      David Santiago

      still think they should have brought the I30N over and given it a AT option (from the Optima since it has a 2.0t) with better TCU tuning if they really wanted to capture sales from other hot hatches....GTIs are great but have reliability concerns, the CTR is great but looks aren't for everyone....the focus ST is a used car at this point and no other true hot hatches...just warm hatches....this Veloster N sides more with the CTR than a GTI but with less practicality.....great car but not going to sell well enough.

      about 2 days ago
    • Malinkadink
      Malinkadink In reply to David Santiago

      Yeah i30N would have been nicer. The velosters odd 3 door setup makes me lean towards a CTR easily. Wish the CTR had an exhaust like the N, its so boring with its quiet 3 pipe exhaust lol

      about 1 day ago
    • Gunter Longsack
      Gunter Longsack

      so is it fun for a slow car?

      about 2 days ago
    • Brian Makse
      Brian Makse In reply to Gunter Longsack

      Mega.

      about 2 days ago
    • rudy torres
      rudy torres

      That God damn bird turd

      about 3 days ago
    • Anthony Campanelli
      Anthony Campanelli

      Can you please
      Compare the veloster n to its closest competitors. I was at the N.Y. auto show last night where I discovered the veloster. I love it and may buy it. Just want to know what else I should look at. Great video. I’m glad I found your channel

      about 4 days ago
    • Brian Makse
      Brian Makse In reply to Anthony Campanelli

      Thanks for watching. We’ve extensively covered all the competitors on our channel. Glad you like what we’re doing. Feel free to support our Patreon and hit up our merch store!

      about 4 days ago
    • NO3-
      NO3-

      I wish they offered a dual clutch. There is definitely a market for it, just look at the golfs.

      about 4 days ago
    • David Santiago
      David Santiago In reply to NO3-

      agreed....the GTI wouldn't see the sales numbers it does without the DSG....

      about 2 days ago
    • Zac Paul
      Zac Paul In reply to NO3-

      Rumor has it Hyundai is testing a DCT. That said, this car is incredible with its manual, which is incredibly easy to drive and highly engaging.

      about 3 days ago
    • Brian Makse
      Brian Makse In reply to NO3-

      No thanks. The manual is way too much fun.

      about 4 days ago
    • Jim U
      Jim U

      How reliable is the Veloster N?

      about 4 days ago
    • Brian Makse
      Brian Makse In reply to Jim U

      It’s got a killer warranty.

      about 4 days ago
    • Jonathan Coburn
      Jonathan Coburn

      Best review yet of the veloster n

      about 5 days ago
    • Brian Makse
      Brian Makse In reply to Jonathan Coburn

      Thanks. I could have gone another ten minutes on this thing, but sometimes you just have to draw a line. Be sure to tell your friends.

      about 4 days ago
    • Great 1
      Great 1

      Hyundai's first REAL performance car is the GENESIS COUPE NOT THE VELOSTER N!💯 This guy in the video got it WRONG!👎

      about 5 days ago
    • Brian Makse
      Brian Makse In reply to Great 1

      LOL

      about 5 days ago
    • briannasdad05
      briannasdad05

      Very nice car. I always loved driving my Honda CRX SI. I got rid of it a few years ago & miss it. I’ve been looking for a fun practical car to purchase again & I think this is it.

      about 7 days ago
    • Brian Makse
      Brian Makse In reply to briannasdad05

      This thing is soooo good. Looking forward to more seat time.

      about 4 days ago
    • Zac Paul
      Zac Paul In reply to briannasdad05

      This car is it. If you are looking for something you can drive every day, customize just about every performance setting to your liking, actually enjoy driving in heavy traffic, and can track bone stock on the weekend, this is it.

      about 5 days ago
    • RabidRizon
      RabidRizon

      self proclaim accomplished race car driver.... cause if you was what you claimed you have more then 21k subs ffs. great vid tho but yeah...

      about 8 days ago
    • abracing199
      abracing199 In reply to RabidRizon

      How the hell is there any correlation between a YouTube channel's size and the driving skill of the person running it? You sound like a blubbering idiot.

      about 8 days ago
    • Brian Makse
      Brian Makse In reply to RabidRizon

      But, yeah, I’m just sitting here making stuff up...

      about 8 days ago
    • yk
      yk

      Its shame that Hyundai USA doesn't offer those convenient options what Canada offers.

      about 9 days ago
    • J R
      J R In reply to yk

      +yk no sunroof or leather for the N - even in Canada.

      about 5 days ago
    • yk
      yk In reply to yk

      +Brian Makse like heated seats and steering wheel. And sun roof. And leather seats....

      about 6 days ago
    • Brian Makse
      Brian Makse In reply to yk

      Like what?

      about 8 days ago
    • 똥딲은 휴지
      똥딲은 휴지

      WOW He pronounced Hyundai 99% perfectly!

      about 9 days ago
    • Resonance
      Resonance In reply to 똥딲은 휴지

      Actually is that a big deal?

      about 4 days ago
    • Brian Makse
      Brian Makse In reply to 똥딲은 휴지

      I’m pretty fly for a white guy.

      about 8 days ago
    • 똥딲은 휴지
      똥딲은 휴지 In reply to 똥딲은 휴지

      +Brian Makse I meant to say, non-Koreans always mispronounce "Hyundai". But, you pronounced it pretty good 👍

      about 9 days ago
    • Brian Makse
      Brian Makse In reply to 똥딲은 휴지

      What did I miss?

      about 9 days ago
    • Eugenio Picado
      Eugenio Picado

      Great work for Hyundai for #savethemanuals

      about 9 days ago
    • TheDudeInTheRedHotHatch
      TheDudeInTheRedHotHatch

      Great review. Only one thing I don't agree on: you should get it in Engine Red, not in Black. I have an i30 N and it's a fantastic color in the sun + it contrasts the black parts extremely nicely. You can check out my instagram @theredhothatch too see how it looks ;)

      about 10 days ago
    • TheDudeInTheRedHotHatch
      TheDudeInTheRedHotHatch In reply to TheDudeInTheRedHotHatch

      +Brian Makse believe it is. ;) Thanks.

      about 8 days ago
    • Brian Makse
      Brian Makse In reply to TheDudeInTheRedHotHatch

      That's assuming it's the same red! Congrats on your N!

      about 8 days ago
    • Tommy Lee
      Tommy Lee

      picking mine up in June!

      about 10 days ago
    • Tony Lester
      Tony Lester

      I like the exhaust sounds so much I'm trading my Elantra sport in for a N tomorrow.

      about 10 days ago
    • Brian Makse
      Brian Makse In reply to Tony Lester

      Heath Cox I’ve done plenty of things. What did I do this time?

      about 1 day ago
    • Heath Cox
      Heath Cox In reply to Tony Lester

      +Brian Makse Did you???

      about 1 day ago
    • NO3-
      NO3- In reply to Tony Lester

      Tony Lester sounds nice tho

      about 3 days ago
    • Tony Lester
      Tony Lester In reply to Tony Lester

      +NO3- yeah the n line is a joke. All look no go. Waste of money.

      about 3 days ago
    • NO3-
      NO3- In reply to Tony Lester

      Tony Lester they make an elantra GT N line, but the i30N won’t be coming to North America or Korea.

      about 4 days ago
    • Pars S
      Pars S

      2 second reach down and shift and get hands back in driving position. Kinda like shifting an 18 wheeler. Far cry from these other sporty setup where you can shift while wresting your arm on armrest. That the problem with Koreans, the secondary engineers don't know how to support the lead. Lots of missed opportunities.

      about 10 days ago
    • Brian Makse
      Brian Makse In reply to Pars S

      @Pars S what are you even talking about? SMH

      about 8 days ago
    • TheDudeInTheRedHotHatch
      TheDudeInTheRedHotHatch In reply to Pars S

      Dumbass comment. Shifting is plenty fast and tactile in my i30 N. Next to the Civic Type R it's probably the second best manual shift on the market (even in the EU). If you're driving with your arm on the armrest most of the time...well, you're driving like a pleb.

      about 10 days ago
    • jay czyzyk
      jay czyzyk

      Great review but I'll keep my 9 gen sj

      about 10 days ago
    • Will Mac
      Will Mac

      Like plaid on a hipster. My plaid is loose af dude, child of the 90's. How are the seats though? I'm a bit chub like 230 pounder.

      about 11 days ago
    • Brian Makse
      Brian Makse In reply to Will Mac

      @Will Mac seats are great, like I said, but it's a personal preference thing.

      about 8 days ago
    • Josh Aslinger
      Josh Aslinger In reply to Will Mac

      I sat in one at Rolex 24hrs in the Hyundai booth. The seats are super comfy compared to my Focus ST1 seats. The side bolsters are better and the bottoms are softer. Im 6' 240lbs

      about 11 days ago
    • Keystone
      Keystone

      Looks pretty solid for the price

      about 11 days ago
    • Cisco Chavez
      Cisco Chavez

      I love it

      about 11 days ago
    • Mike McGlock
      Mike McGlock

      They're probably going to sell like 5 a month

      about 12 days ago
    • Cindy Sue
      Cindy Sue

      They should of put the lower driving lights in it like the I30N.

      about 12 days ago
    • inchskater
      inchskater

      A few people already gave this car big praise. Maybe I should get that car until there are some more choices for electric cars.

      Thank you for the great review!

      about 12 days ago
    • Tuan Nguyen
      Tuan Nguyen In reply to inchskater

      the pop and crackle are the main reason. And the cops can't give you shit cause it is a factory exhaust :))

      about 5 days ago
    • fsp48
      fsp48

      Enjoyed watching your review. It really showcased that Hyundai checked all the hot hatch boxes...especially still saving the manual in 2019.

      about 13 days ago
    • Rubedo Alaberti
      Rubedo Alaberti

      I have the performance package in black (in the US). Thanks for the tip about the light wheels, and as always love your content and perspective!

      about 13 days ago
    • Brian Makse
      Brian Makse In reply to Rubedo Alaberti

      Let me know what you find. Yes, second gen. Drove it before it arrived in North America. Third gen, nope, but RS3 yes.

      about 12 days ago
    • Rubedo Alaberti
      Rubedo Alaberti In reply to Rubedo Alaberti

      +Brian Makse I'm already looking into a set, and I might as well buy winter tires/wheels early too.. lol.

      Out of curiosity, any chance you have had any experience with the second (third?) gen Audi TT RS?

      about 12 days ago
    • Brian Makse
      Brian Makse In reply to Rubedo Alaberti

      Congrats and thanks. Not sure which wheel, haven’t done any research, same size and offset, but lighter would make the car work better.

      about 13 days ago
    • That Ebutuoy Guy
      That Ebutuoy Guy

      You sound like Justin Pritchard. Still remember seeing you review cars with 3 other guys here in Toronto. What happened to that ensemble?

      about 13 days ago
    • Brian Makse
      Brian Makse In reply to That Ebutuoy Guy

      Yeah, and I look like Matt Farah’s Canadian cousin...but it should be obvious that I didn’t shoot this in Ontario.

      We disbanded and I carried on.

      about 13 days ago