Pursuing a substantially-publicised six-thirty day period delay, Hyundai Motor Organization Australia (HMCA) is now stocking dealerships with its all-new Staria Load.
Changing the fourteen-yr-aged iLoad in Hyundai’s commercial auto line-up, the Staria Load, is out there as of this thirty day period in two-seat Van or 5-seat Crew Van formats with pricing starting from $45,740 plus on-highway prices.
The Staria Load is out there with twin sliding facet doors as typical and the option of a major-hinged liftback or barn-doorway-model twin swing tailgate, the latter owing towards the close of the yr at no further price.
Presented it carries a $3000 price high quality above the lowest priced automatic iLoad, the vehicle-only Staria Load introduces a vary of protection and driver help systems that weren’t out there in Hyundai’s outgoing and outdated gentle commercial van.
It adopts numerous of these systems courtesy of a lighter, additional rigid system it shares with the Santa Fe SUV, which the model says also gifts the Staria Load with a additional auto-like travel.
Provided in entrance-wheel travel only – and with a 2.2-litre turbo-diesel engine making 130kW/431Nm(+5kW/-11Nm when compared to the outgoing 2.5-litre diesel) and paired exclusively to an 8-speed automatic transmission – the Staria Load characteristics a stable beam rear axle and leaf sprung rear-close to provide noticeably additional cargo area than its predecessor.
Cargo area grows to 4935 litres (VDA) up from 4426L, meaning the Staria Load can accommodate a few Euro-sized pallets (or two typical Australian pallets).
The flooring height has also been decreased from 614mm to 573mm with the facet doorway aperture increasing by above 200mm (to 870mm).
The rear aperture on Liftback models measures 1300mm huge by 1320mm significant.
The load bed grows to 2607mm in size (+237mm), 1640mm huge (+20mm), and 1436mm tall (+96mm).
Eight tie-down points provide maximum load stability whilst felt board trim lines essential spots of the partitions to avoid cargo-inflicted injury.
Payload is stated at 1090kg with a braked towing potential of 2500kg. Fuel intake is stated at 7.0L/100km on the mixed cycle whilst the turning circle grows to eleven.9m (up .9m) by advantage of the Staria Load’s much larger footprint.
The Staria Load adopts practically all of Hyundai’s SmartSense energetic driver help and collision-avoidance systems as typical.
Driver interest warning, forward collision-avoidance help, haptic warning functionality, smart speed limit help, lane-preserving help, lane next help, foremost auto departure inform, parking sensors, tyre stress checking, harmless exit warning, rear cross-traffic collision avoidance-help and blind-location collision-avoidance help are all typical, in addition to 7 airbags.
The Staria Load has nevertheless to be analyzed by ANCAP.
A shipment of about two hundred ‘Limited Release’ vans are out there whilst stocks past.
Priced from $45,240 (plus on-highway prices), these variants miss out on out on numerous of the protection systems stated higher than but is not expected to become a full-time aspect of the line-up.
The gentle commercial Staria Load also adopts numerous of the creature comforts uncovered in its folks-mover sibling, the Staria.
These include things like black cloth upholstery, a leather-based-wrapped multi-functionality steering wheel, 4.2-inch supervision instrument cluster, dusk-sensing headlights, keyless entry, Qi wireless telephone charging, an eight.-inch infotainment procedure with Apple CarPlay, Android Vehicle, Bluetooth connectivity and AM/FM radio.
The Staria Load rides on 17-inch steel wheels (to accommodate much larger, uprated brakes) with a full-sized spare. Metallic paint is a $695 option.
Hyundai backs the Staria Load with a 5-yr/unlimited-kilometre guarantee and life time company plan. Roadside help is incorporated for the to start with 12 months and extended for yet another 12 months with each individual successive scheduled company. Provider intervals are set at 12 months/fifteen,000km (whichever arrives to start with) and are priced at $360 each individual for the to start with 5 years.
The Hyundai Staria Load competes with rivals together with the Ford Transit Personalized 340S (from $43,290), LDV G10 (from $32,490), Mitsubishi Specific GLX ($38,490), Peugeot Qualified 150HDi ($39,990), Renault Targeted traffic Pro ($37,390), and segment-foremost Toyota HiAce LWB ($39,740) which accounts for 34.4 for every cent of segment product sales.