Pursuing a considerably-publicised six-month hold off, Hyundai Motor Enterprise Australia (HMCA) is now stocking dealerships with its all-new Staria Load.
Replacing the fourteen-12 months-old iLoad in Hyundai’s commercial car or truck line-up, the Staria Load, is readily available as of this month in two-seat Van or 5-seat Crew Van formats with pricing beginning from $45,740 furthermore on-highway prices.
The Staria Load is readily available with twin sliding facet doorways as normal and the selection of a major-hinged liftback or barn-door-design twin swing tailgate, the latter due toward the conclusion of the 12 months at no excess expense.
Presented it carries a $3000 cost quality above the least expensive automatic iLoad, the automobile-only Staria Load introduces a array of protection and driver guidance systems that weren’t readily available in Hyundai’s outgoing and outdated gentle commercial van.
It adopts a lot of of these systems courtesy of a lighter, more rigid platform it shares with the Santa Fe SUV, which the brand says also gifts the Staria Load with a more automobile-like travel.
Made available in entrance-wheel travel only – and with a two.two-litre turbo-diesel motor making 130kW/431Nm(+5kW/-11Nm when compared to the outgoing two.5-litre diesel) and paired completely to an eight-speed automatic transmission – the Staria Load features a reliable beam rear axle and leaf sprung rear-conclusion to supply noticeably more cargo space than its predecessor.
Cargo space grows to 4935 litres (VDA) up from 4426L, meaning the Staria Load can accommodate a few Euro-sized pallets (or two normal Australian pallets).
The floor top has also been minimized from 614mm to 573mm with the facet door aperture raising by above 200mm (to 870mm).
The rear aperture on Liftback designs actions 1300mm broad by 1320mm high.
The load mattress grows to 2607mm in duration (+237mm), 1640mm broad (+20mm), and 1436mm tall (+96mm).
8 tie-down details supply highest load protection though felt board trim lines critical parts of the partitions to protect against cargo-inflicted damage.
Payload is outlined at 1090kg with a braked towing capability of 2500kg. Gasoline use is outlined at 7.0L/100km on the blended cycle though the turning circle grows to 11.9m (up .9m) by advantage of the Staria Load’s bigger footprint.
The Staria Load adopts almost all of Hyundai’s SmartSense lively driver assist and collision-avoidance systems as normal.
Driver attention warning, forward collision-avoidance assist, haptic warning purpose, intelligent speed restrict assist, lane-trying to keep assist, lane pursuing assist, leading car or truck departure warn, parking sensors, tyre pressure monitoring, safe exit warning, rear cross-traffic collision avoidance-assist and blind-location collision-avoidance assist are all normal, in addition to 7 airbags.
The Staria Load has but to be analyzed by ANCAP.
A shipment of roughly 200 ‘Limited Release’ vans are readily available though stocks past.
Priced from $45,240 (furthermore on-highway prices), these variants pass up out on a lot of of the protection systems outlined above but is not predicted to turn out to be a comprehensive-time component of the line-up.
The gentle commercial Staria Load also adopts a lot of of the creature comforts observed in its persons-mover sibling, the Staria.
These include things like black fabric upholstery, a leather-based-wrapped multi-purpose steering wheel, four.two-inch supervision instrument cluster, dusk-sensing headlights, keyless entry, Qi wireless cellphone charging, an eight.-inch infotainment program with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth connectivity and AM/FM radio.
The Staria Load rides on 17-inch metal wheels (to accommodate bigger, uprated brakes) with a comprehensive-sized spare. Metallic paint is a $695 selection.
Hyundai backs the Staria Load with a 5-12 months/endless-kilometre warranty and lifetime company system. Roadside guidance is involved for the initial 12 months and prolonged for another 12 months with just about every successive scheduled company. Assistance intervals are established at 12 months/fifteen,000km (whichever will come initial) and are priced at $360 just about every for the initial 5 several years.
The Hyundai Staria Load competes with rivals like the Ford Transit Custom 340S (from $forty three,290), LDV Produce 9 LWB (from $forty two,095), Mitsubishi Categorical GLX ($38,490), Peugeot Professional 150HDi ($39,990), Renault Traffic Pro ($37,390), and phase-leading Toyota HiAce LWB ($39,740) which accounts for 34.four per cent of phase sales.