Hyundai Grand Starex 2018 (facelift) has already launched its sale in PH

Updated May 27, 2021 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

This redesigned Hyundai Grand Starex 2018 is reported to have been distributed to markets throughout the country.

Though there isn’t any official announcement from Hyundai distributor in Asia – Hyundai Asia Resources, we can be sure that the facelifted Hyundai Grand Starex 2018 is already on sale with the price at P2,085,000. This information is confirmed by a dealer and also on Hyundai Philippines’ website.

Hyundai Grand Starex 2018 facelift

Hyundai Grand Starex facelift witnesses noticeable styling changes.

Compared to its original, this restyled model has a more delicate grille with thinner strips, sweeping headlights and smaller rectangular foglights. In addition, signal lights are attached to its side mirrors while 17-inch alloy wheels are highlighted with bi-color design.

Hyundai Grand Starex 2018 facelift will apply 2.5L CRDi engine, associated with a 5-speed automatic transmission to produce max speed of 168 hp and peak torque of 441 Nm. Speaking of its interiors, this van will get more car-like cabin with hi-tech devices like 8-inch touchscreen infotainment equipped with navigation gadgets, 4-spoke steering wheel and restyled gear lever.

Hyundai Grand Starex 2018 in the Philippines
Model 2017 SRP 2018 SRP Difference
Hyundai Grand Starex 2.5 GL MT (Diesel) ₱1,378,000 ₱1,395,000 ₱17,000
Hyundai Grand Starex 2.5 CRDi GLS AT (with Swivel - facelifted) N/A ₱2,085,000 N/A
Hyundai Grand Starex 2.5 CRDi GLS AT (with Swivel) ₱1,588,000 ₱1,868,000 ₱280,000
Hyundai Grand Starex 2.5 GL MT (Super Express) ₱1,418,000 ₱1,445,000 ₱27,000
Grand Starex 2.5 GL 5MT (18-Seater) N/A ₱1,445,000 N/A

Hyundai Grand Starex 2.5 GL MT (Seatless)

N/A ₱1,248,000 N/A

Hyundai Grand Starex 2018 facelift

Hyundai Grand Starex 2018 Facelift cabin

The facelift is priced at P2,085,000

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Know more about Hyundai Grand Starex 2023

Hyundai Grand Starex

The Hyundai Starex is a rear-wheel-drive, van available in the Philippines. It comes in a seatless cargo variant, an 18-seater variant, or 10-seater variant.  

Locally, the Hyundai Starex has a total of nine different variants in the Philippines. The Hyundai Grand Starex Philippines price ranges from Php 1,248,000 to Php 2,938,000. 

Under the hood, the Hyundai Starex uses a 2.5-liter diesel engine, or a 2.5-liter CRDi engine. The non-CRDi versions are capable of making up to 100 horsepower and 226 Nm of torque. The CRDi 2.5-liter mill meanwhile, can produce up to 170 horsepower and 441 Nm of torque.  

All non-CRDi versions of the Starex uses a five-speed manual gearbox, while the CRDi versions come with a five-speed automatic transmission. All versions are rear-wheel-drive. 

Size-wise, the Hyundai Starex is 5,125mm long, 1,920mm wide, and 1,925mm in height. It also has a wheelbase length of 3,200mm, and a ground clearance of 190mm. 

Locally, the Starex rivals the likes of the Toyota Hiace, Nissan Urvan, Foton Toano, among others.