Kia Carens MPV Launched in Nepal- Know the Features, Specs and Price
In India, Kia Carens MPV has been launched to compete with Maruti Suzuki Ertiga and Toyota Innova. Earlier this week, the company presented a new model with a starting price of INR 899,000 in New Delhi.
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It’s Kia’s fourth car in India, the Carens MPV which features a three-row recreational car. After launching Seltos, Sonet and Carnival in India, the Korean company has found a healthy market for its new products. In December of last year, Kia introduced Carens for the first time.
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Last year, Kia India’s Anantarpur facility in Andhra Pradesh, India, began production of this vehicle. Since last month, the company had been accepting reservations. Carens has gotten 19,000 bookings thus far, according to Auto Hindustan.
The 1.5-liter naturally aspirated petrol engine, the 1.4-liter turbo petrol unit, and the 1.5-liter diesel engine are three available options in the Kia Carens. A 6-speed manual transmission is available for the 1.5-liter petrol engine.
The 1.5 Liter petrol engine model produces 115hp of power and 144 Nm of torque. While the 1.4 liter, four cylinder turbocharged unit produces 140hp power and 242Nm torque. Similarly, the 1.5-litre, four-cylinder diesel engine unit produces 115hp power and 250Nm of peak torque.
There are two gearbox options for the 1.4-liter turbocharged petrol engine: a 7-speed DC and a 6-speed manual.
Using Carens’s petrol engine, the company claims that it gets 16.5 kilometers per liter of mileage, while using a diesel engine, it gets 21.3 kilometers per liter.
Cairns has six airbags for the passengers protection. Vehicle stability management, parking sensor, downhill brake control, and brake assist are all included.
A 10.25 inch HD touchscreen, a digital driver display, 64-color ambient lighting and air purifier technology are just some of the features of the Kia Carens’ interior. It features a BOSE sound system and a sunroof as well.
This vehicle’s cabin is spacious and wide open for the convenience of the passengers.
As of right now, Kia India is contemplating exporting public transportation vehicles to India in the future. This vehicle will compete with Hyundai’s Alcazar, Tata Safari, Maruti Suzuki XL6, Mahindra XUV-700, and MG Hector Plus.
Kia Carens Price in Nepal
Kia has initially launched the Carens in the Indian market. The Carens MPV is expected to be launched in Nepali market next month according to Continental Trading, Kia’s official distributor.
There are three engine options available in the Carens which has been made public in 12 different variants. The company has unveiled 2 variants of 1.5 liter naturally aspirated engine, 5 variants of 1.5 liter diesel and 5 variants of 1.4 liter turbo petrol engine.
Based on the Indian pricing, it can be estimated that the price of Kia Carens in Nepal will range from NRs 45 Lakh to NRs 75 Lakh.
Update : Kia Carens has been officially launched in Nepali market at a starting price of Rs. 48,90,000 . The top variant of Kia Carens in Nepali market costs Rs. 52,90,000.