Kia Carens MPV is the Korean automaker’s latest addition to its Indian lineup. Every aspect of the Indian users and families was kept in mind during the creation of this MPV. In fact, the Carens is the next breathtaking product from Kia. The new MPV comes with best-in-class features and design styling. Here are a few highlights of the Kia Carens.

1. Aesthetics

Kia Carens is one of the first models to feature the new ‘Opposites united’ design philosophy of the company. Furthermore, this design styling emphasizes the contrast found in nature. The car has an SUV-like silhouette. Exterior highlights of the Carens are, LED DRLs, chrome accents around the grille, technical-looking taillamps, and chrome trims below the rear bumper.

2. Luxury

Kia Carens MPV

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The cabin is equally exciting as the exterior. Carens interior styling features Kia’s joy for reason design philosophy. Moreover, Kia has done extensive user research to develop a modern, luxurious and functional 3-row interior. Kia has included all the modern features such as a 10.25-inch infotainment system, a fully digital instrument cluster, soothing dual-tone interior shading, unique front armrest, chrome garnished door trims, air freshener vent, ventilated front seats, and stylized sunroof.

3. Safety

The Carens come with 10 robust safety features: 6 Airbags, ABS, ESC, hill assist control (HAC), downhill brake control (DBC), vehicle stability management (VSM), brake assist system (BAS), All-Wheel Disc Brakes, TPMS Highline, and Rear Parking Sensors available across all variants.

4. Powertrain

The Kia Carens MPV comes with two petrol engines and a diesel engine. The first 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine can produce The first is a 115hp, 144Nm of torque, which will be paired to a 6-speed manual gearbox. Moreover, the second 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol engine can generate Then there’s the 140hp, 242Nm of torque. a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed DCT transmission setup is available for this motor.

The diesel engine is a 1.5-litre can produce 115hp and 250Nm of peak torque. In fact, all three transmission options are available for this variant.

5. Competitive pricing

The expected prices of the Kia Carens will be similar to its cousin the Hyundai Alcazar. Prices for the Carens will start at around ₹16 lakhs and goes north till ₹20 lakhs. The Carens MPV will be placed in between the Maruti XL6 and Toyota Innova Crysta

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