2022 Kia Carens 3-Row SUV Revealed

2022 Kia Carens 3-Row SUV Revealed

Kia India today revealed their 2022 Carens SUV with 3-row seating. The Carens will get 7-seat and 6-seat options with electric, one-touch tumble feature in the second row for easy access to the third row seats. The Carens is likely to go on sale between January and March 2022.

2022 Kia Carens

2022 Kia carens Competition/Rivals

The Carens SUV will compete with other 3-row cars in the price segment like the Hyundai Alcazar, Tata Safari and Mahindra XUV700. The potential competitors for the Carens also include the XL6 on the budget end and the Toyota Innova Crysta at the higher end of the new SUV’s price range.

2022 Kia Carens Engine Options

The Carens will come with the following engine options:

  • 1.4L turbo petrol with 6-speed manual transmission
  • 1.4L turbo petrol with 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission
  • 1.5L turbo diesel with 6-speed manual transmission
  • 1.5L turbo diesel with 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission

Here are the expected specs of these engines:

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EXPECTED ENGINE SPECS

 

Turbo Petrol

Turbo Diesel

Displacement

1.4L

1.5L

Cylinder

4

4

Capacity

1353 cc

1493 cc

Maximum Power

140PS @ 6000rpm

115PS @ 4000rpm

Peak Torque

242Nm @ 1500 - 3200rpm

250Nm @ 1500 - 2750rpm

Manual

6-speed

6-speed

Automatic

7DCT

6TC

While the carmaker confirmed that the Carens will get a 1.4L turbo petrol and 1.5L turbo diesel engine options with manual and automatic, the specs are not confirmed. However, these two engine options with a manual and automatic transmission are also available with the Seltos. So, we can expect the Carens to offer similar power and torque output as the Seltos.

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2022 Kia Carens Features (Confirmed Features)

The 2022 Kia Carens will come with the following features:

  • 6 airbags as standard
  • All wheel disc brakes as standard
  • Sunroof
  • 2-level centre console storage
  • Underseat storage
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Captain seat option in second row
  • One-touch electric tumble second row seat for easy access to third row seats
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • Telematics
  • Rear AC vents with separate compressor for second and third row occupants
  • Perfume slot
  • 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment
  • Android Auto and Apple Carplay
  • Steering-mounted controls
  • Cruise control
  • Auto AC
  • Front-row and second-row armrests
  • 8-speaker Bose sound system
  • LED headlamps
  • LED tail lamps
  • LED DRLs
  • Integrated air purifier
  • Multi-colour ambient lighting

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2022 Kia Carens Colour Options

The Kia Carens will come in the following 7 exterior colour options:

  • Blue
  • Brown
  • Red
  • Black
  • Silver
  • Grey
  • White

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mahesh Yadav

Mahesh is a fan of compact, quirky and underrated vehicles that punch above their weight. Multix, Nano, Strom R3 and Navi are his favorites.

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