- It will be available in five variants: Premium, Prestige, Prestige Plus, Luxury and Luxury Plus.
- It can be booked with a token amount of Rs 25,000.
- It will get a choice of 1.5-litre petrol/diesel and 1.4-litre turbo petrol engines with Seltos.
- It will be compared to Hyundai Alcazar, Mahindra XUV300, Tata Safari and MG Hector Plus.
The bookings for Kia Carens have started on January 14. According to the information received from the company, 7738 units of this car were booked on the very first day. This is the highest booking figures for Kia cars in India in a single day. The company’s best-selling Sonet and Seltos have also not received so many bookings in a single day.
The Kia Carens will come in five variants: Premium, Prestige, Prestige Plus, Luxury and Luxury Plus. This MPV car will be based on the Hyundai Alcazar , although its design will be quite different from it. The Hyundai Alcazar is an extended version of the Creta and its design is almost identical. At the same time, the Cairns car will be quite different from the Seltos.
The Kia Cars will get a choice of 115PS 1.5L petrol and diesel and 140PS 1.4L turbo petrol engines from the Seltos. It will get a 6-speed manual gearbox as standard with all engines, while the diesel engine will get a choice of 6-speed automatic and 7-speed DCT gearbox with the turbo engine.
Like the Seltos and Sonet, the Cars will also be a feature loaded car. It will get features like 10.25 inch Touchscreen infotainment system, connected car technology, 8-speaker Bose sound system, ventilated front seat, electronic sunroof and one touch tumble second row seat.
For passenger safety, it will get six airbags, electronic stability control (ESC), traction control, hill assist/descent control, tire pressure monitoring and all-wheel disc brakes as standard. Features like front parking sensor and rear parking camera will also be available in its top model.
Kia Cars price in India could be between Rs 14.5 Lakh to 19 Lakh (ex-showroom). In the segment, this car will be compared to Hyundai Alcazar, MG Hector Plus , Tata Safari and Mahindra XUV700.