Kia Carens to formally debut in Indian marketplace next week
Kia Carens MPV has gotten a few more tidbits of information ahead of its formal debut in the Indian market. Beginning on January 14, 2022, customers will be able to reserve a Carens MPV. The next model will be available in five variations – Premium, Prestige, Prestige Plus, Luxury and Luxury Plus. It will be available in six- and seven-seat configurations when it debuts.
Read down to find more about the top feature highlights.
The Carens, according to Kia, will have the class’s longest wheelbase. In terms of dimensions, the vehicle has a length of 4,540mm, a width of 1,800mm, a height of 1,708mm, and a wheelbase of 2,780mm.
The forthcoming MPV will receive crown jewel LED headlights with Star Map LED DRLs and digital radiator grille with the Kia Signature Tiger visage. In addition, 16-inch dual-tone crystal-cut alloy wheels and Star Map LED tail lamps are included with the vehicle.
The Kia Carens will be available with a choice of three different powertrains: two petrol models and a diesel model.
The Smartstream G1.5 gets a six-speed manual transmission that delivers 112bhp at 6,300rpm and 144Nm of torque at 4,500rpm.
The SmartStream G1.4 T-GDi, on the other hand, delivers 136 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 242 pound-feet of torque from 1,500 rpm to 3,320 rpm.
The turbo petrol engine will be offered in both six-speed manual transmission and seven-speed DCT. Both a six-speed manual and a six-speed automatic are available for the 1.5-liter CRDi VGT diesel engine, which produces 112bhp at 4,000 rpm and 250Nm of torque between 1,500 and 2,750 rpm.
In terms of safety, the next model will include six airbags as standard across all variants along with ESC, VSM, HAC, DBC, and ABS with BAS. The vehicle will also offer highline TPMS, and front and rear parking sensors.
The next-generation Kia Connect (66 connected car capabilities), an eight-speaker Bose premium sound system, and ambient mood lighting in 64 different colors will all come included on the forthcoming Kia Carens. In addition, a virus and bacteria-protecting smart pure air purifier, ventilated front seats, and a SkyLight sunroof will be included in the vehicle. The vehicle will also provide one-touch simple electric tumble second row seats.
Specification of Kia Carens
|Engine Displacement (cc)||1497|
|No. of cylinder||4|
|Max Torque ([email protected])||[email protected]|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||45.0|
Kia Carens Price in Nepal
The Kia Carens Multi Utility Vehicle is projected to be offered by Kia in the range of INR 15-20 Lakh.