Hyundai Grand Starex for sale in Myanmar
The Hyundai Grand Starex is the second generation in the Hyundai Starex series, also often known as Hyundai Satellite in Myanmar. Hyundai added "Grand" to the model’s name to account for the larger dimension and a much stronger engine. Since 2008, Grand Starex has established itself in Myanmar as a popular favorite of taxicabs and large families alike. This fuel-efficient van can accommodate up to 12 people.
Reasons to buy Hyundai Grand Starex
Performance and engine specs of Hyundai Grand Starex
It is easy to see why the Grand Starex is a favorite. With the CRDi engine being a 2.5-litre in-line 4-cylinder with Variable Geometry Turbocharger (VGT) delivering 167 hp 392 NM of torque between 2,000 and 2,500 RPM. Some models also available in Myanmar come with a DVD player, 7-inch LCD panel and a fully-equipped body kit. When driven on highways, this 5-Speed auto-transmission vehicle shows an average fuel consumption of 8.5 to 10 kilometers per liter (km/L). The Grand Starex is able to accelerate from 0-100 kilometers per hour (kph) in 12 to 17 seconds and can reach a top speed of 150 kph. For safety, the Grand Starex includes driver and front passenger airbags, ABS, Electronic Stability Program (ESP) and powerful 16-inch disc brakes, and in the latest models like the Grand Starex Royale, the front and rear parking cameras, as well as front and rear parking assist system, all contributing to its impressive crashworthiness ratings.
The elegant design of the Grand Starex
The Grand Starex has an impressive exterior which commands respect and feels at home in a variety of business and family roles. The body-on-frame construction is paired with a MacPherson with coil spring front suspension and a rigid axle 5-link with coil spring in its rear. The front grille is stylish and dynamic, made of trapezoid honeycomb chrome and accentuated by almond shaped HID headlamps. The rear lamp clusters, made up of reversing lights, rear lights, reflectors and direction indicators, wrap around the sides in a neat bundle.
The strong, modern exterior of Hyundai Grand Starex is complemented by its convenient, comfortable and spacious interior. Its practical, multi-purpose interior features power window controls, a roof mounted cabin lamp, a multi-switch panel, multiple cup holders, dual door pockets, rear seat air control, a seat bench tip-up, and a 1-DIN CD/MP3 player. Full-length side windows go alongside cabin comfort and refinement normally associated with sedans.
Standout features of the Hyundai Grand Starex
The standout features of the Grand Starex are
- a powerful engine with the VGT technology, which allows for easy steering with a decent turning radius of 5.6 meters
- the back-up warning system in the rear bumpers that detects objects otherwise hidden from the driver
Hyundai Grand Starex price in Myanmar
Hyundai Grand Starex, along with most Hyundai cars, can be bought at the Hyundai showroom and sale centers in Yangon today, although most still prefer to rely on the Japanese used car market. Motors Myanmar offers easy access to both new and used Hyundai Grand Starex in Myanmar, for prices ranging from 100L to 230L Kyats.
An entry level 10-seater Grand Starex with manual transmission is valued at 250L Kyats, while the 2014 Grand Starex Royale edition costs up to 300L Kyats. A used or second hand unit can be bought for 90L to 230L, depending on the year it was manufactured, its mileage, along with the general condition of the vehicle. Below you can find average prices of Hyundai Grand Starex cars according to current Motors.com.mm listings:
Overall impression of the Grand Starex
The Grand Starex offers a deliberate and easy sense of comfort, along with everyday convenience to suit every passenger’s needs in Myanmar. It also has 6 large and efficient ceiling-mounted air conditioning vents, making it possible for comfortable cooling to bear the Myanmar tropical heat. Locally, it competes with the Toyota HiAce, Toyota Alphard and Toyota Caldina.
In general, large families who are looking for a van with a spacious interior will love the Hyundai Grand Starex for its:
- Comfort and convenience
- Powerful engine with a lot of torque
- Spacious cabin and legroom