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Kia Carens: The magic of Kia Carens, booking figures cross 50000, these variants are in highest demand

Kia revealed the prices of its three-row MPV or recreational vehicle Kia Carens (Kia Carens) on February 15. Kia India on Thursday announced that its newly launched Kia Carens has crossed the 50,000 booking mark within two months of the opening of bookings on January 14, 2022. The company says that its new car has struck a “right rapport” with the Indian customers. Also, 60 per cent bookings for new carriers have been registered from Tier 1 and Tier 2 cities of the country. 

With these trims, the popular
carmaker has reported that the Luxury and Luxury Plus variants of the Cars have emerged as a popular choice. Both these variants account for 45 per cent of the total bookings.

Kia Carens
Kia Carens – Photo: Kia

How many bookings for which variant,
Kia India informed that the demand for petrol and diesel variants of the car remains balanced. Around 50 per cent customers are preferring the diesel variant. The automatic variant, on the other hand, has managed to attract just 30 per cent of the customers. While the rest of the bookings were made for the manual trims of the car.

On achieving the milestone of booking 50,000 cars, Myung-sik Sohan, Chief Sales Officer, Kia India, said, “This response to caravans has created a never-before-seen excitement in the family mover segment. And it matches the excitement that our other SUVs have generated, and it is very encouraging.” 
In February, Kia India sold 5,300 units of the Carens within just 13 days of its launch. Sohan further added, “The Indian automotive industry is going through a tough phase as we are facing acute semiconductor shortage, which is hampering our production and hence supply disruption in the market. However, we anticipate It is expected that the semiconductor chip shortage will start improving from the second quarter (Q2) onwards.” 

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