2017 Hyundai Grand Starex Royale Facelift Comes to Malaysia. If you are a fan of Hyundai Grand Starex Royale in Malaysia, you are very lucky because the refreshed 2017 has come to the country. Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors, the authorized distributor in Malaysia has recently launched this car. And, it will be available in showrooms across the country very soon.
In another market, this 11-seater car is called Hyundai 1800, and it is the first time the car was refreshed since its first launch almost ten years ago. But in Malaysia, 2017 model is the fourth update and this time it comes with the major exterior facelift. Hyundai promises the exterior update will give more dynamic and distinctive look for this car.
2017 Hyundai Grand Starex Royale Facelift Specifications
Exterior Interior redesign
The most noteworthy part of the visual update is the Lexus-inspired grille. It gives some elegant vibe to the 2017 Hyundai Grand Starex Royale Facelift large car especially since it is accentuated by chrome inserts and thick chrome plate surrounds.
Besides the grille, the new component in the front fascia includes revamped bumper as well as newly designed intakes and LED DRL strips. In the rear, this car also gets new tinted taillamps, new rear bumper and also four angular exhaust pipes. Furthermore, three options of exterior colors are available for the customers to choose.
The colors include:
- Creamy White
- Timeless Black
- Hyper Silver
While the exterior receives so much improvement, customers need to be satisfied with the same old interior components that include a touch screen with AVN system and swivel seats covered with Nappa leather upholstery. But, it is certainly not disappointing because the previous version already has the nice and comfortable cabin. So, the lack of interior changes will not decrease the value of this newest Grand Starex Royale.
To make up for the lack of interior upgrade, some great features and techs come as standard in this car. Those features include cruise control system, automatic sliding doors, safe drive recorder and also front & rear parking assistance complete with cameras.
Engine Changes — 2017 Hyundai Grand Starex Royale Facelift
The engine remains the same with the previous model. Which means it is powered by 2.5 L 4-cylinder CRDI turbo diesel engine and mated to 5-speed automatic transmission. This engine can deliver 170 PS at 3,600 RPM and 392 Nm of torque at 2,000 to 2,500 RPM.
2017 Hyundai Grand Starex Royale Facelift Price and Release Date
2017 Hyundai Grand Starex Royale Facelift model will be available in Malaysia this December. And, it is priced at RM 168,888 (on-the-road, with insurance) in Malaysia. Furthermore, it also comes with five years or 300,000 km warranty.
|Transmission||2.5 litre CRDi diesel|
|Wheelbase||170 PS at 3,600 rpm|
|Top Speed||392 Nm from 2,000 to 2,500 rpm|
|Hyundai Grand Starex Royale Deluxe 2.5GLS Price||RM 168,888|
|Release Date||December 2016|
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