The Hyundai Veloster hasn’t exactly been a sales flop since it first went on sale in 2011, but that hasn’t stopped the rumormill from prematurely killing off the asymmetrical hatchback.
Refuting recent rumors that the Veloster could be getting the axe, Bold Ride is reporting that Hyundai isn’t giving up on the car just yet.
Bold Ride sat down with Hyundai public relations manager Derek Joyce who said reports of the Veloster being killed off are “pure speculation at this point. He went on to add “there’s no plan to eliminate [the Veloster], it’s doing really well in the U.S”
How well, you ask? Since going on sale in the fall of 2011, the Hyundai Veloster has managed to rack up close to 90,000 sales in the U.S. alone. That’s no small number for a niche hatchback, but it’s also Hyundai’s slowest-selling, non-luxury model after the Equus, Azera and Genesis Sedan. Read Article