The Kia Carens is the company’s fourth car in the Indian market after the Seltos, Sonnet and Carnival. Its starting price has been fixed at Rs 8.99 lakh (ex-showroom) in India.
Kia Carens: Kia India today finally launched its all new car Kia Carens in the country. This is the company’s fourth car in the Indian market after the Seltos, Sonet and Carnival. The starting price of the new Kia Carens has been fixed at Rs 8.99 lakh (ex-showroom) in India. The booking for this has already started and one can book this 6/7-seater car by paying a token amount of Rs 25,000.
Kia Carens: Variants and Price
The new Kia Carens has been launched in India in five trim levels, with a total of 15 variants. Of these, 12 are manual variants, while 3 are equipped with automatic transmission. It is offered in Premium, Prestige, Prestige Plus, Luxury and Luxury Plus trims with 6/7 seater layout. The starting price of the new Kia Carens ranges from Rs 8.99 lakh to Rs 16.99 lakh (ex-showroom). It competes with vehicles like Maruti Suzuki XL6, Hyundai Alcazar, MG Hector Plus.
Kia Carens: Engine Specifications
The Kia Carens shares its mechanicals with the Seltos and is offered with two petrol engines and one oil burner. The first is a 1.5-litre petrol motor that makes 115 hp / 144 Nm, and is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox. It also gets a 1.4-litre turbo petrol engine that generates 140 hp / 242 Nm. It is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 7-speed DCT. Lastly, there is a 1.5-litre diesel engine that generates 115 hp / 250 Nm. It comes with a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 6-speed AT.
Features and Safety Equipments
Kia is known for offering a plethora of features in its products. The new Kia Carens gets a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Kia Connect technology. Some other features include an electric sunroof, a digital instrument cluster, an 8-speaker Bose sound system. Apart from this, it gets safety features like six airbags, ABS, ESC, hill-start assist, all-wheel disc brake, TPMS. All the variants also get rear parking sensors.