2020 Veloster N driving on desert highway

How fast is the 2020 Hyundai Veloster N?

2020 Hyundai Veloster N Performance Stats and Specs

The hot hatch category is one of the most underrated in the automotive industry. Hatchbacks make for excellent performance vehicles, thanks to their light weight, good weight distribution, and inherently good handling. Despite that, many automakers instead point their focus towards more lucrative parts of the market, like the booming crossover SUV segment. As a result, when a manufacturer comes out with a hot hatch, we take notice. Queue the Hyundai Veloster, a performance hatchback from a popular underdog company.

So, how fast is the 2020 Hyundai Veloster N?


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2020 Veloster gauge cluster showcaseVeloster N Acceleration and Top Speed

The 2020 Hyundai Veloster N, the hot hatch, performance version of the Veloster, does 0-60 mph in 5.5 seconds. Hyundai states that the top speed is 155 mph, but some drivers have reported top speeds of over 160 mph. Its quarter-mile time clocked in at 14.2 seconds, reaching 100 mph. This number will vary from driver to driver and with whatever drive-mode is selected. Available drive modes are Eco, Normal, Sport, and N. N is the custom mode that gives the driver full control over engine throttle response, adaptive dampers, limited-slip differential, engine rev matching, stability control, steering weight, and exhaust.

Veloster N Specs

The 2020 Hyundai Veloster N has a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that puts out 250 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. A Performance Package is available that adds an additional 25 horsepower, bringing the maximum horsepower up to 275. It also adds an electronic limited-slip front differential, a variable exhaust-valve system, and 19-inch wheels. The only available transmission is a six-speed manual, similar to many other racing vehicle variants. The Veloster N is FWD.

Interested in the 2020 Hyundai Veloster N?

Consider scheduling a test drive in a Veloster at Apple Valley Hyundai in Winchester, VA. If you decide that the Veloster is right for you, check out our Express Delivery Service. It can get you in and out of the dealership with your new vehicle in less than an hour.