Hyundai Grand Starex

Hyundai Grand Starex News in Malaysia

  • Used Hyundai Grand Starex - 12-seater MPV for Innova money, is it hard to maintain?

    No car fits the adage ‘go big or go home’ quite like the 12-seater Hyundai Grand Starex (TQ). First launched in 2009, the Grand Starex gained popularity for offering more seats, and much of the style, comfort and features of the popular Toyota Alphard, but at much cheaper prices. Having been discontinued to make way for the newer and more expensive 2023 Hyundai Staria. Used, low-mileage units of the Grand Starex can be had for less than the price of a Toyota Innova today. Thus, let’s take a clos


    Apr 10, 2023

  • From new to used cars, these 9 cars were discontinued in Malaysia in 2022

    In what seems like a blink of an eye, another year has passed and 2022 is now behind us. While we took a look at what SUVs and MPVs that will be coming soon (sedan to follow next), let’s take a look and see which cars were axed last year. Compared to 2021, last year witnessed fewer cars that were discontinued. Regardless, the departure of some of these models leave a void that may or may not be filled in the near future. BMW X2 The F39 BMW X2 was launched in Malaysia back in 2018 as an imported


    Jan 9, 2023

  • 2022 Hyundai prices post-SST: Ioniq 5 up by RM 10.5k, Kona Electric up by RM 8.5k

    Just like every carmaker in Malaysia, Hyundai Sime Darby Motor (HSDM) too has just released the revised pricing for Hyundai models sold here following the end of the sales and service tax (SST) exemption on 30-June 2022. The following table shows the updated prices of Hyundai models with the inclusion of SST: Hyundai prices post-SST Variants Pre-SST (RM) Post-SST (RM) Elantra 1.6 MPI Premium 158,888 168,888 Kona 2.0 MPI 119,888 124,188 2.0 MPI Active 136,888 141,328 1.6 TGDI 146,888 150,888 1.6

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    Jul 7, 2022

  • Need a used MPV under RM 80k? These are your best bets

    We’ve covered the top picks for used sedans and SUVs under RM 80k as a follow-up to the survey that revealed the majority of used car buyers shop below RM 80k. Now we’re moving on to used MPVs within the same budget. As per usual, we’ve disqualified MPVs that are too old – aged above 10 years, since most used car bank loans must be settled before the car turns 13. Premium brands are disqualified again as well, but then again there aren’t many MPVs with a “premium” badge. The BMW 2 Series Gran To


    Sep 12, 2021

  • Ditch maintenance costs and more via the Hyundai Grand Starex Smart Lease Programme

    Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) has launched its Hyundai Grand Starex Smart Lease Programme in partnership with Sime Darby Rent A Car (SDRAC), offering corporations, businesses as well as individuals an attractive three to five years leasing programme with great savings. Customers who sign up for the Hyundai Grand Starex Smart Lease programme will enjoy the ownership experience of a new vehicle without having to worry about loan application, long-term maintenance cost, road tax and insurance, r


    Aug 19, 2021

  • Hyundai Grand Starex now with Telematics System; RM 2k upgrade for current owners

    All Hyundai Grand Starex registered from 1-May are pre-installed with a Telematics System, which makes it easier for owners to book a service appointment, locate and report a stolen vehicle, and request for help in the event of an accident or breakdown. The Telematics System comes integrated with six services – eCall: Automatic Accident Detection, Manual eCall: Emergency Assistance, bCall: Breakdown Assistance, Service Assist, Mobile App - Connected Security Features and Stolen Vehicle Tracking.


    Jul 22, 2021

  • Rivalling the Kia Carnival, the Hyundai Staria might be the cheaper-yet-cooler 11-seater MPV

    The 2021 Hyundai Staria (US4) has just entered the ASEAN region, but before it came the 2021 Kia Carnival (KA4). Although they share the same Hyundai-Kia N3 platform, both companies' take on 11 seaters are vastly different, as we'll explore below with these Thai-spec cars. Dimensions - Staria is the bigger car The Staria replaces the Hyundai Grand Starex/H-1, and not only is it bigger than that, it's also larger than the Carnival. Here's how they stack up, and the Hyundai's extra length and heig


    Jul 17, 2021

  • Hyundai H-1 still leads Thailand's 11-seater MPV market, but the 2021 Kia Carnival is catching up

    Although the Hyundai H-1 still leads Thailand's 11-seater MPV January-June 2021 sales chart, the 2021 Kia Carnival is quickly catching up, as latest data posted by Headlight Magazine shows. Hyundai sold 911 units of the H-1 in the five-month period. Although the numbers are still strong, sales dropped in May as the brand only sold 125 units of the H-1 then - the lowest in a month thus far this year. Although it started rather slowly, the Carnival has been consistently outselling the H-1 every mo


    Jul 14, 2021

  • For RM 143k, you can get this one-off N Line-inspired Hyundai Starex for your family needs

    Back in March 2021 (yes, it was only 4 months ago), Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) introduced a unique one-of-a-kind version of the Hyundai Grand Starex. Called simply the Grand Starex Executive Plus Special Edition, it is now listed for sale at Sime Darby Auto Selection Glenmarie for RM 142,800. Though it is a one-off model, the Grand Starex SE is priced at RM 163,888 when it was launched. After travelling for around 8,000 km based on the MPV’s listed mileage, the Starex has lost RM 21,088 or

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    Jul 13, 2021

  • 2021 Hyundai Staria makes ASEAN debut in Thailand - 11-seater only, much bigger than Starex!

    The space-age 2021 Hyundai Staria has just been launched over in Thailand, which also signifies its debut in the ASEAN region. Two variants of the 11-seater MPV are offered there, with prices ranging from THB 1,729,000 (~RM 226,636) to THB 1,999,000 (~RM 257,403) 2.2 diesel only, no V6 Regardless of variant, the Staria pair is driven by a 2.2-litre turbodiesel, with drive sent to the wheels via an eight-speed automatic transmission. Although the Thai-spec MPV eschews the 3.5-litre V6 found in ot


    Jul 9, 2021

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