The 2025 Hyundai Staria has undergone minor changes, losing one of its safety features but gaining a handful of small tech upgrades.

    It’s in showrooms now.

    The Staria now goes without an active blind-spot assist system to prevent drivers from moving into an occupied lane, reverting to a more basic warning system.

    Despite this omission, prices are unchanged, with petrol V6 examples starting from $49,500 before on-road costs while the turbo-diesel four-cylinder is priced from $52,500 before on-road costs.

    Base Staria variants now have USB-C ports throughout (replacing the older USB-A outlets) and new-look badges, while the Elite and Highlander grades have been equipped with rain-sensing wipers and Hyundai’s Bluelink connected services.

    There’s still no sign of the Hyundai Staria hybrid sold in Korea, despite this drivetrain now featuring in its Kia Carnival twin-under-the-skin.

    The Kia Carnival continues to comfortably outsell the Staria in Australia. In the first five months of 2024, Kia sold 3279 Carnivals while Hyundai sold 511 Starias.


    2025 Hyundai Staria 3.5L petrol FWD$49,500
    2025 Hyundai Staria 2.2L turbo-diesel AWD
    2025 Hyundai Staria Elite 3.5L petrol FWD$57,500
    2025 Hyundai Staria Elite 2.2L turbo-diesel AWD
    2025 Hyundai Staria Highlander 3.5L petrol FWD$64,500
    2025 Hyundai Staria Highlander 2.2L turbo-diesel AWD

    Prices exclude on-road costs.


    The 2025 Hyundai Staria continues with two unchanged drivetrain choices.

    3.5-litre naturally aspirated V6 petrol2.2-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel
    Drive typeFront-wheel driveAll-wheel drive
    TransmissionEight-speed automaticEight-speed automatic


    3.5-litre naturally aspirated V6 petrol2.2-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel
    Fuel consumption10.5L/100km8.2L/100km
    Fuel tank size75L75L
    Fuel type91 RON regular unleadedDiesel


    2025 Hyundai Staria
    Boot space (all seats up)831L
    Boot space (third row folded)1303L
    Braked towing capacity2500kg
    Unbraked towing capacity750kg

    Servicing and Warranty

    The 2025 Hyundai Staria is covered by a five-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty.

    Servicing is required every 15,000km or 12 months, whichever comes first.

    Hyundai not only offers Lifetime Service Plan Pricing but also three pre-paid service packages, allowing owners to pay up front for their three-, four- and five-year visits – but with no additional savings.

    Service intervalService pack price
    Three years (45,000km)$1290 (petrol), $1327 (diesel)
    Four years (60,000km)$1740 (petrol), $1916 (diesel)
    Five years (75,000km)$2160 (petrol), $2345 (diesel)


    The Hyundai Staria received a five-star ANCAP safety, based on testing conducted in 2021.

    It received scores of 85 per cent for adult occupant protection, 65 per cent for vulnerable road user protection, and 74 per cent for safety assist.

    In addition to seven airbags – front, front-side, front-centre plus curtain bags on the A and B pillars – the following active safety features are standard:

    • Autonomous emergency braking with multi-collision brake
    • Blind-spot monitoring
    • Driver attention monitoring
    • Lane-keep assist
    • Lane Following Assist (lane centring)
    • Rear cross-traffic assist
    • Safe exit warning
    • Surround-view camera
    • Front and rear parking sensors

    While Starias previously featured active blind-spot assist as standard, the 2025 model has reverted to an alert-only system.

    The Elite adds safe exit assist and a 3D view for the surround-view camera, while Highlanders gain Hyundai’s Blind-Spot View Monitor that displays camera footage of the vehicle’s blind spot in the instrument cluster.

    New to the top two variants is Hyundai’s Bluelink connectivity, which includes automatic collision notification, an emergency call (SOS) function, and alert services including geo-fencing, valet, speed and time alerts.

    Standard Equipment

    The base Hyundai Staria comes standard with the following equipment:

    • 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system
    • Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    • 4.2-inch instrument cluster screen
    • LED headlights, daytime running lights, fog lights and tail lights
    • Automatic high-beam
    • Heated, power-folding exterior mirrors
    • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
    • Wireless phone charging
    • Electronic parking brake
    • Tilt and telescopic steering column adjustment
    • Paddle shifters
    • Six-speaker sound system
    • Five USB-C outlets (NEW, previously USB-A in second and third rows)
    • Tyre pressure monitoring
    • 18-inch alloy wheels
    • Full-size alloy spare

    The Elite adds:

    • Rain-sensing wipers (NEW)
    • 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with wired Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    • DAB+ digital radio
    • Satellite navigation
    • Black leather upholstery
    • 12-way power driver’s seat
    • Dual-zone climate control
    • Keyless entry and start
    • Remote start
    • Power sliding doors
    • Hands-free power tailgate
    • Second- and third-row window sunshades
    • Bluelink connected services (NEW)
      • Remote control of climate and vehicle functions
      • Vehicle settings management
      • Live traffic updates
      • Navigation send to car
      • Voice recognition for POI lookup, vehicle controls

    The Highlander adds:

    • Dual-panel sunroof
    • 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster
    • LED interior lighting
    • Heated and ventilated front seats
    • Heated steering wheel
    • Rear passenger view monitor
    • Cloth headliner
    • ‘Premium’ dashboard and door panel materials
    • Blue/black two-tone leather interior (available for an extra $295)


    A choice of five colours are offered, with all bar Creamy White and Abyss Black incurring a $695 premium.

    • Creamy White
    • Shimmering Silver
    • Abyss Black
    • Graphite Grey
    • Moonlight Blue

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    Jordan Mulach

    Born and raised in Canberra, Jordan has worked as a full-time automotive journalist since 2021, being one of the most-published automotive news writers in Australia before joining CarExpert in 2024.

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