Hyundai Veloster: 2011-
Hyundai Veloster: 2011-
The Korean automaker has a knack for taking a familiar concept and making it better. The compact Elantra and midsize Sonata raise the affordable family sedan to previously unattained levels.

The Veloster drives off in a different direction, however. The idea behind its three-door concept is to provide sporty coupe styling without sacrificing convenience. But the design actually penalizes the driver at the expense of the passenger by not providing easy access to the rear seat. Customers will begin to cast their votes shortly.

Last updated October 26 2011: 5:29 PM ET
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