Through this, the company has forayed into the 6/7 seater MPV segment, with the addition of captain seats for the second row in the 6-seater. It is worth noting that the 6-seater variant will be restricted to the top-spec Luxury Plus trim. Delivery has been started at the dealerships and deliveries will start soon. Recently we reviewed it,
How was the design of the cairns done?
The design of the Kia Carens is quite bold and it looks like an SUV. In its front, LED headlamp with LED daytime running lamp has been given. The rear of the car gets LED tail lamps which are connected by a thin strip. Large wheel arches can be seen on the side and body lines that run from front to end. A similar line starts at the front headlight and ends at the front door.
Kia Cars Interior
This car has a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, while its lower variant gets an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system. Its instrument cluster is completely digital and its steering wheel feels like a Seltos. This includes new generation Kia Connect with 66 connected car features, Bose sound system with 8 speakers, 64 color ambient lighting.
Along with this, smart air purifier, ventilated front seat, multi drive mode, sunroof, paddle shifter, wireless charger, cooling cup holder, cup holder, sliding type under seat tray have been given. In terms of safety, it has 6 airbags, ESC, VSM, HAC, DBC, ABS, BAS, all-wheel disc brake, highline tire pressure monitoring system, rear parking sensor.
Kia Cairns Engine
It has a 1.5-litre petrol engine, 1.5-litre diesel engine and 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol engine. Its 1.5-litre petrol engine will only come mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox. The 1.5-litre diesel engine is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox or a 6-speed torque converter automatic gearbox with paddle shifters. At the same time, the turbo petrol engine has been brought only with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox with paddle shifters.
In terms of size, it is going to be 4,540 mm long, 1,800 mm wide, 1,708 mm high and will have the longest wheelbase of 2,780 mm in its segment. At the same time, these 8 color options include Imperial Blue, Moss Brown, Sparkling Silver, Intense Red, Glacier White Pearl, Clear White, Gravity Gray and Aurora Black Pearl.
Kia Cars Mileage
Its 1.5 liter petrol engine gives mileage of 15.7 kmpl on manual gearbox and 16.2 kmpl on automatic gearbox. At the same time, its turbo petrol engine gives a mileage of 16.5 kmpl. Apart from this, the Kia Carens also gets a 1.5-litre diesel engine, which gives a mileage of 21.3 kmpl with manual gearbox and 18.4 kmpl with automatic gearbox.
|Engine||Mileage (ARAI)||Seltos Mileage||0-100 kmph|
|1.5L Petrol / MT||15.7 kmpl||16.5 kmpl||11.5 seconds|
|1.4L Turbo-Petrol / MT||16.2 kmpl||16.1 kmpl||10 seconds|
|1.4L Turbo-Petrol / DCT||16.5 kmpl||16.5 kmpl||10.2 seconds|
|1.5L Diesel / MT||21.3 kmpl||21.0 kpml||12.4 seconds|
|1.5L Diesel / AT||18.4 kmpl||18.0 kmpl||13.4 seconds|
The Kia Carens has finally been brought to the Indian market, keeping in mind the growing trend of MPVs in the Indian market. This MPV of the company got great booking, now it has to be seen how much it sells in the first month.