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2009 Hyundai Grandeur, Launched with Green Diesel - (Australia)

October 28th, 2008
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Hyundai is releasing details of its 2009 Grandeur large sedan range that includes the introduction of the 2.2 litre CRDi turbo Diesel engine which achieves 7.9 litres / 100 km fuel economy*, as well as a range of additional enhancements and refinements.

The 2009 Grandeur offers luxury car comfort and performance combined with real world fuel economy delivered through the 3.8 litre V6 petrol and 2.2 CRDi turbo Diesel engines. The diesel fuel economy advantages enjoyed by Hyundai Santa Fe customers can now be enjoyed in a luxury sedan.

Hyundai’s newest Ambassador, the Sydney F.C. and Qantas Socceroo John Aloisi is the first 2009 Grandeur CRDi turbo Diesel driver. “It’s great to get into such a well-specified car,” commented John Aloisi. “I’m really excited about Hyundai’s Green Diesel engine and the benefits it offers in fuel savings.”

2009 Grandeur – enhanced specification summary:
2009 Grandeur is available with either 3.8 litre V6 petrol or 2.2 CRDi turbo Diesel engines. Exterior enhancements include a new radiator grille, chrome inserts in the front and rear bumpers, indicators in the door mirrors and new style 17” alloy wheels.

The 2009 Grandeur’s interior cabin exudes effortless luxury and sophistication. Changes for 2009 include an upgraded 8 speaker (including subwoofer) ‘JBL’ audio system that incorporates USB audio input with iPod® compatibility, USB memory stick, blue interior illumination and a supply of latex-free vinyl gloves is included with the CRDi model variant.

2009 Grandeur also incorporates Hyundai’s Active Locking Operation (HALO) which prevents unwanted entry. HALO features a speed sensing central locking system which automatically locks all doors when the vehicle reaches 45 km/h. The doors automatically unlock upon key removal from the ignition. Front seat occupants can override the system to easily exit the car.

Standard safety equipment includes ESP Stability Control incorporating Traction Control System (TCS), Anti-skid Brake System (ABS) + Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD), active head restraints for driver and front passenger, child seat anchor points with ISO Fix points and 8 airbags including dual front airbags, dual side (thorax) airbags and curtain airbags (for all outboard occupants).

Other luxury features include power tilt and telescopic steering wheel, IMS (Integrated Memory System for power driver’s seat, steering wheel and outside mirrors), electro chromatic interior mirror, rain-sensing wipers, auto dusk-sensing headlights, powered folding outside mirrors with 3 mode auto-dipping in reverse.

2009 Grandeur offers a range of colours that are matched to either a new black or beige leather interior.
The 2009 Grandeur comes with Australia's first 5 year warranty with unlimited kilometres, whilst introducing a comprehensive 12 months Hyundai Premium Roadside Assist program.

A range of Genuine Hyundai Accessories is available for customers to ensure their 2009 Grandeur is tailored to their needs. The range includes Front Park Assist Sensors, Cargo Liner and Roof Racks (2 bar set). All Genuine Hyundai Accessories are covered by Hyundai’s Australian first 5 year Accessory warranty with unlimited kilometers.

2009 Grandeur – model range:
3.8 V6 petrol powertrain:

  • 194 kW of peak power @ 6,000 rpm
  • 348 Nm peak torque @ 4,500 rpm
  • 5 speed automatic with Selectronic
  • Fuel consumption* 10.8 litres / 100 km

2.2 CRDi turbo Diesel powertrain:

  • 114 kW of peak power @ 4,000 rpm
  • 343 Nm peak torque @ 1,800 to 2,500 rpm
  • 5 speed automatic with Selectronic
  • Fuel consumption* 7.9 litres / 100 km

*Source: ADR 81/01 static laboratory combined average city & highway cycle test. Fuel consumption will vary depending on a combination of driving habits and the condition of the vehicle.

2009 Grandeur range – recommended retail prices:
The 2009 Grandeur continues to offer Australian motorists outstanding value:

  • Grandeur 3.8 V6 petrol 5 speed auto $39,990 RRP
  • Grandeur 2.2 CRDi turbo Diesel 5 speed auto $41,990 RRP
  • Optional metallic / mica paint $375 RRP

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