Hyundai Staria LPG, ‘quiet ride’ is the number one reason to buy

Buyers of Staria LPG, a new multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) by Hyundai Motor Company, cited ‘quiet ride quality’ as the biggest attraction of the LPG model. 31% of survey respondents chose ‘quiet ride comfort’ as the reason for choosing LPG, followed by eco-friendliness (30%), durability (15%), economy (14%), and performance (5%).

The Korean LPG Association conducted a survey on the reasons for choosing the LPG model among 108 Staria LPG contractors among online community members (Staria Family, Club Staria) from May 3 to 31. done. 66% of Staria LPG buyers are owners of existing diesel vehicles, and by gender, males accounted for 94%, and in particular, those in their 40s accounted for the highest purchase rate of 47%.

Staria LPG has improved power performance by 51%, torque 39%, and fuel efficiency by 15% compared to the previous model Starex LPG (maximum output 159 horsepower, maximum torque 23.0 kg m, fuel economy 6.1 km/ℓ) Quietness and efficiency by combining the 8-speed automatic transmission with a maximum output of 240 horsepower, a maximum torque of 32.0 kg m, and a fuel efficiency of 7.0 km/ℓ (cargo standard), equipped with the largest domestic 3.5 liter large displacement LPG engine. has secured

In addition, according to the user’s driving use, it is characterized by a variety of options, such as a lounge for passenger luxury model, a cargo suitable for cargo transportation (3 to 5 seats), and a tourer (9 or 11 seater) useful for camping, car parking, and multi-person transportation.

As consumers’ interest in Staria LPG, which boasts upgraded performance and high cost-effectiveness, increases, sales volume is also increasing rapidly. From March 25 to June 3, when the Staria pre-contract began, the total number of contracts was 22,511 units, of which 4,946 units were LPG models, accounting for 22%.

In particular, cargo LPG models that benefit from the LPG truck support project are enjoying high popularity, accounting for 25.3% of the total number of cargo contracts of 9,571 units. The LPG truck new car purchase support project is a project that provides a subsidy of 4 million won to those who scrap diesel vehicles and purchase new LPG trucks. If the vehicle being scrapped is a grade 5 emission vehicle, the early scrapping subsidy can also be up to 6 million won. can receive up to

By Kim Jung-hwan, staff reporter [email protected]

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