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Hyundai Veloster repairs by problem area

Engine (21%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (6%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (35%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (20%)

Other (5%)

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Hyundai Veloster body repair cost distribution

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Chart based on 30 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2013 Hyundai Veloster 3dr Hatch

turbocharged 201hp 1.6L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

7000 mi Sunroof rattling and sunscreen squeaking. 
7300 mi Sunroof rattling and sunscreen squeaking. 
16000 mi Major interior hatch trim detached. Unable to reattach, replaced with new part. 

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2013 Hyundai Veloster 3dr Hatch

turbocharged 201hp 1.6L I4 6-speed manual FWD

16120 mi Plastic bezel on exterior of car was squeaking against windshield. This part was removed in an earlier tsb replacement, had not been squeaking prior. The part was removed, a loose plastic piece was found and removed, and it was re-sealed 
1000 mi Steering Wheel Peeling. Had to be replaced. 
3100 mi Sheet metal had a gap, causing creaking. Corrected issue. 
620 mi Turbo Badge was applied incorrectly from the factory, Letters were crooked and did not line up with each other. 
8860 mi Veloster Badging fell off on the back. New badging is on order Floor mat has lost it's veloster embroidered patch. New floor mat orderd Blower fan was squeeking on the '1' fan setting. Replaced by dealer. New Veloster badge adhered to back 
9860 mi Floor mats still on order. Dealer put in 2014 style floor mats on delivery, did not notify owner, now in limbo as they try to figure out what to do. Dealer broke center air vents when installing radio 
11780 mi Dealer replaced broken vent Broke other center vent when replacing the previously broken center vent Replaced previously broken vent, again. 
13020 mi Dealer nicked/cut the steering wheel and a section of the dashboard during the radio install 
13220 mi Dealer damaged dash and steering wheel. Offered repair, repair was unsuccessful. Dash textured and repair area not, very visible. Wheel is dmgd in high use area and repair is already showing wear. Dealer promised to replace dash and wheel. 
14260 mi Dealer refuses to replace the previously damaged dashboard and steering wheel that was poorly repaired. States that they cannot complete work without creating new squeeks and rattles. Told to "just live with it" Dealer decided they are no longer going to replace the floormats due to not having the embroidered patch that has come off. Currently refuses to do anything about the issue. 
1860 mi Rust spot on hatch. 
6700 mi Spot of rust on hatch had only been paint pened over in the fall. Rust came back with a vengeance over the winter. Whole hatch has to be repainted now. Lots of cut corners at Hyundai recently. 
28000 mi Steering wheel leather rubbing off 

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2013 Hyundai Veloster 3dr Hatch

138-horsepower 1.6L I4 6-speed manual FWD

59000 mi Window pillar decal pealing away. 

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2013 Hyundai Veloster 3dr Hatch

138-horsepower 1.6L I4 6-speed automated manual FWD

15080 mi Hatch finger pocket kept falling out. 
21080 mi Paint was flaking off near hatch due to contamination during factory painting. 
14300 mi

C $50
Hatch finger pocket fell out again. 
59000 mi paint has chips, purchased extended paint warranty when purchased the car. they "touched it up" but true paint repair can't be done in 2 hours in rainy weather. don't hold much hope for it to be right 

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2012 Hyundai Veloster

Engine not specified

14000 mi Replaced steering wheel for delamination of the "leather". 

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2012 Hyundai Veloster 3dr Hatch

138-horsepower 1.6L I4 6-speed manual FWD

14000 mi Found a rust spot starting at the exhaust area, Dealer told me it was not covered by the warranty, so it was not fixed.After finding this out i was sorry for buying this car. 
57940 mi Replacement of steering wheel as per TSB due to premature wear (rubberized material started peeling off). Rear door handle lubricated because of squeaking. 
36000 mi Dealer damaged lower dash and radio surround in previous replacement to Headunit. Dealer admits to error/damage, and is replacing dash under Customer Satisfaction - but part is on Worldwide Backorder. 
53300 mi Replacement of previously-damaged lower dash (Customer Satisfaction). 

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2012 Hyundai Veloster 3dr Hatch

138-horsepower 1.6L I4 6-speed automated manual FWD

27200 mi Had rattle coming from windshield (outside) plastic cowl on the drivers' side. Dealer confirmed the rattle when driven over bumps or imperfections in road. Dealer applied a "rattle kit" to the underside of the cowl, which solved the issue. 
16800 mi Sunroof began to squeak when closed & driving. Annoying... Tech sprayed "Hyundai Silicon Spray" around circumference of rubber seals of sunroof, and this solved the problem. Took all of 5 minutes of his time. 
17000 mi Service department damaged the dashboard when replacing the radio headunit. 
5000 mi Driver door rattle 
6000 mi Trip piece around window fell onto ground when opening passenger door. I could not find where it fell from, and took it to the dealer for help. It goes in the upper right area of the passenger windows. No charge. 
9500 mi

US $31
steering wheel was pealing.Repalced at no cost. 

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Hyundai Veloster Body Problems

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