Hyundai Grand Starex 2019
Overview & Review:
“Hyundai Grand Starex 2019 gets a redesigned front grille adding premium looks to the van. Slim headlights adds up to sleekness giving the Starex a luxury feel”
Hyundai’s are usually cursed for their non-premium looks and cheap plastic interior in the room. While the Korean manufacturers provide competitively cheaper vehicles than the others, people will pay extra for the looks and feel if they have some extra bucks in pocket. However during the past year and so there seems to be change in trend of styling and designing in Hyundai’s lineup which can be noticed right from Hyundai Sonata to all the way Grand Starex. This means that the Hyundai is finally launching its vehicle up to mark in order to compete and claim the market shares. Hyundai Starex therefore has now differentiated itself from the regular people carrier vehicle. As for the lower trims of 2nd gen Hyundai Grand Starex 2019, they remain the same while the higher spec trim has availed all the updates stated.
What’s more to the list?
Hyundai Grand Starex 2019 apart from the updated exquisite grille and sharp front lamps offers some more noteworthy features. The 17’inch wheels adds to the styling and beauty of van paired with side steps boards. The premium look further extends to the interior of van where two-tone interior is offered to serve as more up-notch look. The luxurious feel via two-tone paint inside the room is what differs the inside experience of top trim from the lower trims not only from the outside but also inside. Although there is no major upgrades in term of body, Hyundai still gave the seats a new premium brown leather along with the new dashboard. The newer Hyundai Grand Starex 2019 can accommodate 9 people in total with front 2-rows of seating supporting captain seating symmetry.
Hyundai Grand Starex 2019 comes with a lustful of useful options required in any MPV. Inside the independent climate control maintains atmosphere pleasant and controlled decently. The touchscreen infotainment panel is fitted on central stock at front whereas the rear passengers can enjoy there drop-down LED in the rear during the move on road. In addition to the internal interactions the Hyundai Grand Starex is fitted with dual sunroof which is standard in all trims. The seats have independent seat belts thanks to strict European standards. The seats are comfortable with the head rests being able to move upside down. The headroom is spacious enough within every row for a comfortable stretch out. The rear view mirror is Day and Night for best vision. Lamp roof is fitted for better lighting while trip commuter in the meter. The seats are finished with fabric in lower trims while leather seats come in higher facelift trim. The doors are centrally locked.
Engine and performance:
There’s nothing good in van unless it drives well on road. Sluggish performance is the last thing you want in a fancy van. However this is not the case in Hyundai Grand Starex 2019 as it is powered by 2.5L four cylinder engine. The engine is available in petrol as well as diesel depending upon the market. As for the drivetrain, the Grand Starex runs of its rear wheels shifting through a 5-speed transmission. The diesel engine spins out 450 nm torque at 2000-2250 RPM.
Suspension & Braking:
Cruising down the road with family, bumps can be uncomfortable especially with the kids hanging around in car. The Hyundai Grand Starex 2019 front comes with MacPherson w/ Coil Spring suspension. Quite honestly it isn’t the best or suitable option available in the market however the ride still feels nicer when cruising practically. As for the rear it is equipped with Rigid Axle 5-link w/ Coil Spring. As fo the braking it has disc brakes combined with drum brakes at the back. With a minimum turning radius of 5.61 m and the steering being Hydraulic Power Steering HPS with tilt-adjust functionality.
As for the safety department, Hyundai Grand Starex 2019 isn’t great. Hence only 2 bags for driver and passenger seat. In addition it has Electronic Stability Control ESP and Anti-locking Braking System ABS. Furtherly it also has back warning system is also present for further safety.
Hyundai Grand Starex 2019 is priced at $36,146 and goes up to $43, 4000.