Hyundai Nishat Motors Launched GRAND STAREX in Pakistan in 2019. It's a minivan. Being a tough and durable machine, this van is capable of seating up to 12 people. The Hyundai Grand Starex’s proven reliability has catapulted the Korean brand’s sales performance. Joining the ranks of the popular Toyota Hi-Ace and Kia Grand Carnival, the Hyundai Grand Starex’ edge lies on its user-friendliness and generous space inside the cabin, making it an ideal vehicle for long drives. Grand Starex is available in three variants in Pakistan GL, GLS, GLX.
Detail specs of Hyundai Grand Starex are as follows.
According to company specs here are some dimensions of Grand Starex in front of you. Overall length, width,and height are 5150mm, 1920mm, 1925mm. And wheelbase of this car is 3200mm. If we consider its ground clearance then it's about 190mm which is quite good. The seating capacity of this MINIVAN is 12 persons without luggage.
This engine comes in two options. Grand Starex comes with a 2.4 L petrol engine and 2.5 Diesel Engine. In Pakistan only petrol variant is available. This engine produces 175HP@ 6000 RPM and 228NM torque. GL variant of Starex comes with 5-speed manual transmission. Other variants like GLS & GLX also come with the 5-speed transmission but it's with an automatic transmission with sports mode.
The exterior of Hyundai Grand Starex is quite aggressive. The front grill gives premium look with front projected headlamps with LEDs. On the front, there are also fog lamps in diffusers. Grand Starex comes with 16" steel rims with tire size of 215. The Hyundai Grand Starex comes LED rear combination tail lamps, side garnish, side sill molding, sliding doors, lift type tailgate, flush glass, a rear spoiler with a high mount stop lamp, power side mirrors with folding with LED side repeaters, and rear under view mirror.
Safety features of this minivan is quite good. It has front and back disc brakes and seat belts for all seats as basic safety. Airbags are also there 2 airbags in GLS and GLX variant and the single airbag in GL variant. Although side airbags, knee airbags, and Curtain Airbags are not there in all variants. Anti Lock Braking System present in all variants. In GL and GLS variant there is not back parking sensors and Rearview camera but in GLX variant Back parking sensors and Rearview camera with ECM mirror included.
On the inside, the Hyundai Grand Starex comes with three different seat fabrics. In GL variant it comes with Grey fabric, In the GLS variant it comes with Beige Fabric and In GLX variant it comes with Leather. On the other hand LED room lamp in GLS and GLX variants, rearview mirror with day and night functions, trip computer, cruise control (only available in GLX variant), and central door locks, power windows. If we talk about seating layout Grand Starex comes with 2-row conference seating and an adjustable 3 seat on the back that can also be used as boot space. Keyless entry also available in all variants whereas a cooled glovebox is not available in the base variant. Hyundai Grand Starex upper variant comes with dual sunroof fully automated Air conditioner. Base variant hav'nt these two options. If we talk about its infotainment system it comes with FM radio, CD player, USB connectivity, MP3 player, with aux connectivity. But Bluetooth connectivity available only in the top GLX variant.
Here are some interior pictures of the Hyundai Grand Starex
For suspension, the Starex has MacPherson with coil springs at the front and a rigid axle 5-link with coil springs at the rear.
Hyundai Grand Starex is direct compatitor of Toyota Hi-Ace and Kia Grand Carnival.
Price of this minivan is from 40 lacs to 52 lacs.