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Old 07-29-2016, 04:51 PM   #1
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Towing a 2016 Hyundai Veloster Hatchback

Ok we have given up on the Scion iA and are now looking at the Hyundai Veloster hatchback. Both Roadmaster and Blu-ox make tow plates of this vehicle. Does anyone have experience with this vehicle as a tow behind.

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Ok we have given up on the Scion iA and are now looking at the Hyundai Veloster hatchback. Both Roadmaster and Blu-ox make tow plates of this vehicle. Does anyone have experience with this vehicle as a tow behind.

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As long as it is a manual transmission it can be towed 4 down. If it is an automatic the answer is NO it cannot be towed 4 down.
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Thanks it is a manual transmission.

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Ok it is now a done deal. We have purchased the Veloster and have outfitted the rig with a blu ox tow system. We took our first road trip with it traveling from Tennessee to Florida. All went pretty well but still working out some issues. It seems that our Duo breaking system is working but the dash/front window light is not working so we will need to have that looked at. Also I am still trying to figure out how to retract and lock the blu ox tow bar when not in use.


Otherwise quite happy with the system


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Ok it is now a done deal. We have purchased the Veloster and have outfitted the rig with a blu ox tow system. We took our first road trip with it traveling from Tennessee to Florida. All went pretty well but still working out some issues. It seems that our Duo breaking system is working but the dash/front window light is not working so we will need to have that looked at. Also I am still trying to figure out how to retract and lock the blu ox tow bar when not in use.


Otherwise quite happy with the system


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If I may ask, what EXACTLY does the owners manual say about Recreational Vehicle towing, (behind a motor home)? I ask that because, the last we considered purchasing one, we consulted either the Dinghy Towing Guide or, found an owners manual, and it stated it could not be towed either a stick or an automatic. But, that was a while ago so, maybe they've changed their tactics or, we're wrong, which is highly possible.
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Current manual does not mention RV towing so I called the factory rep and was told a manual can be towed four wheels down.




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Current manual does not mention RV towing so I called the factory rep and was told a manual can be towed four wheels down.




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How is the 2016 Veloster working out as a dinghy. I have a 2016 Veloster Turbo 6spd manual and am hoping to flat tow.
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LCRV we have no towed it for about 8,000 miles with no problems. We did have a break issue and found out it had been installed incorrectly. It was an easy fix and the original shop reimbursed us for the cost.
It is a fun car to drive when we are camped.
You can also to the turbo with no issues


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Thanks for the reply momdoc.

Is your Veloster keyed or does it have a push button ignition? Does your steering wheel lock when the ignition is turned OFF?

I have more questions but I'll start with these.
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It is a key start and yes the wheel will lock so you need to keep the key to ACC and transmission in neutral.


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We've been towing a 2012 Hyundai Accent SE full time for three years and 33,000 miles. It has a similar drivetrain to the Veloster. It's been a great toad.
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