Kia has introduced the upgraded Carens and unveiled its new values online. It has new powertrains, transmissions, and more features like that. After getting new upgrades, the MPV is now valued from Rs 10.45 lakh to Rs 18.95 lakh, ex-showroom.
The brand new Carens comes with a 160PS 1.5-litre turbo-petrol engine, taking the place of the 1.4-liter turbo petrol unit. The new engine purports to give 20PS more and drops the manual shift for an iMT at the same time, it carries on with its seven-speed DCT.
The Carens Turbo model witnesses a price surge of Rs 50,000 for all the models (it does not include the base Premium).
As it is stated before, Kia is dropping the conventional three-pedal manual shifting setup from its diesel-supported models. The Carens diesel models are now provided having an iMT transmission, as well as the current six-speed torque changer automatic.
The Features Of This Brand New Kia
The 116/250 Nm 1.5-liter diesel engine is now BS6 Phase 2 complaint also. The iMT models are valued at Rs 50,000 in diesel manual trims. The diesel automatic amalgamation is restricted to the top-spec Luxury Plus model.
The cost of this model is Rs 18.90 lakh to Rs 18.95 lakh, taking Rs 50,000 extra for its BS6 Phase 2 compliance update.
The feature-enriched MPV now provides much more as standard. The 12.5-inch digitized instrument cluster, which was provided before from the second-to-base Prestige variant, is now standard.
The feature-enriched MPV
In addition to this, Kia associated car technology suite gets attached to Alexa connectivity. Going further, the mid-spec Prestige Plus trim is now accessible having a leather-wrapped gear knob, that has been shaped down from the higher-end Luxury variant.
It so far has a 10.25-inch touchscreen system, cruise control, electric one-touch folding second-row seats, an electric sunroof, ventilated front seats, six airbags, and a rear parking camera.
The Kia Carens carries on to be placed as a premium option to the Maruti Ertiga and XL6, Toyota Innova Hycross, and some models of the Toyota Innova Crysta.
Now, this thing is to be seen how powerful and indigenous it comes out to be after it is used by various people. The actual review by the people who so far have used the vehicle is the real gem.
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However, Kia is undoubtedly doing well in the industry, gradually leaving everyone behind.
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