The fuel economy is distinctly to Hyundai Veloster's advantage. This automobile burns 4.3 l less petrol in the combined cycle when compared with the Lotus. Interesting is that average fuel consumption in the combined cycle for the S segment, in which the Hyundai Veloster is classified, is 9.7 l whereas the Hyundai Veloster Coupe burns up by 39 percent less amount of fuel than the average.
The Hyundai Veloster consumes of 7.4 l petrol fewer in the city compared to the Lotus Exige S Coupe 3.5 DOHC V6 VVT-i 350HP manual. The Hyundai Veloster, as a representative of S class, uses 6.4 l per 100 km fewer than the average in its class. The average fuel consumption in the “S” class is 13.5 l of fuel for every 100 km.
In this category it is the Hyundai which can hold 12 l more fuel compared with the Lotus Exige S. The medium fuel tank capacity in the S segment, from which the Hyundai Veloster comes from, equals 68 l, whereas in sports cars class (represented by the Lotus Exige S) it equals 68 liters.
Hyundai has 11 % longer wheelbase than the Lotus. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also provides more storage space. But, vehicles having a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
The Hyundai Veloster is 136 millimeters longer in relation to the Lotus Exige S Coupe. Long vehicles have more interior space and usually provide bigger trunk. Although the Hyundai Veloster Coupe seems to be better pick for families or drivers who love the idea of comfortable driving, the Lotus Exige S Coupe 3.5 DOHC V6 VVT-i 350HP manual may appeal to women as it will not cause troubles with parking and will have smaller turning radius.
Number of doors
For drivers that like a vehicle for more than two persons the 4-door Hyundai Veloster Coupe 1.6 GDI 140HP manual is much appropriate to choose. Nevertheless, for those that appreciate more attractive styling of the vehicle we recommend to choose the 2-door Lotus Exige S Coupe.
If you are a tall driver or you tend to carry in the trunk thinks of large dimensions, the Hyundai Veloster Coupe, which is by 24 % higher than the Lotus, would be better choice for you. However, these two vehicles do not differ much when it comes to its height and it should not be much noticeable.