Text: Marcus De Guzman / Photos: Hyundai Philippines | posted October 20, 2014 15:06
The 2 trims also come with updated bumpers, a new chrome grill and new 16-inch alloy wheel design
Hyundai Asia Resources Inc. (HARI), the official distributor and service provider of Hyundai cars in the Philippines recently introduced two new luxury trim packages for the Starex Gold variant series that will make land travel comparable to that of a private jet according to the company.
Outside, both models feature an updated look that consists of a new chrome grill, body-colored side mirrors with side repeaters, new 16-inch alloy wheel design and new front and rear bumpers. A Rear Parking Camera has been integrated with the Grand Starex's four-eye parking sensor on the rear bumper that enables parking the Granx Starex easier. It comes as standard in all variants. Available colors for the Grand Starex Gold Premium and Platinum include Creamy White and Hyper Metallic.
Aboard the cabin, the seats and interior trim are covered in beige while second row captain seats are available for both the Premium and Platinum trim. Interior amenity for the Premium Package include a new 6.5-inch Monitor Entertainment System with GPS navigation at the dashboard and two 9-inch headrest mounted monitors for viewing entertainment.
The Platinum's Entertainment System on the other hand has a 22-inch LCD Video Monitor that is placed between the front row and second row of seats. It can retract from the Multimedia In-Dash Console System and is paired with a high-fidelity surround sound system that can transform the Grand Starex into a personal mobile Home Theater according to Hyundai.
Prices for the new luxury trim packages for the Grand Starex are as follows:
Grand Starex CRDi GLS A/T Gold (Premium Package) PHP 2,368,000
Grand Starex CRDi GLS A/T Gold (Platinum Package) PHP 2,588,000