2019 Hyundai Veloster Recalled After Safety Test
June 6, 2019—Hyundai's redesigned 2019 Veloster is being recalled due to faulty door latch housings, according to a statement from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), released last week, reported CNET.
According to NHTSA's recall notice, the Veloster's driver's side door latch housing can become damaged in the event of a side-impact crash, which would allow the door to open. This is hazardous because, as NHTSA says, "the door opening could result in occupant ejection or increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash."
This problem was first discovered in 2018, when he Insurance Institute for Highway Safety conducted its side-impact crash test on the 2019 Veloster.