2022 Kia Carens Engine, Dimensions Revealed - Bookings Open On January 14

2022 Kia Carens Engine, Dimensions Revealed - Bookings Open On January 14

Kia India have revealed the complete details of the Kia Carens. Kia will start accepting bookings for the Carens from January 14, 2022 onwards. They will offer the Carens in five trim levels - Premium, Prestige, Prestige Plus, Luxury and Luxury Plus. In addition to that, the Carens will have the segment-longest wheelbase and Kia claims it to be even longer than many vehicles above its class. On the powertrain front, the Carens will get 1.5L normal petrol, 1.4L turbo petrol and 1.5L diesel engine options.

2022 Kia Carens

Kia Carens will come with 6 airbags as standard across all variants along with other safety features like ESC, VSM, all-disc brakes, etc. Kia will offer the Carens with both 6- and 7-seater layouts and we expect it to offer class-leading space. If we talk about dimensions, the Carens measures 4540mm in length, 1800mm in width, 1708mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2780mm. Its wheelbase is 20mm longer than that of the Alcazar. You can see a detailed dimensions comparison with the Alcazar in the table below:

Kia Carens Vs Hyundai Alcazar Dimensions





















Here is the list of features the Kia Carens will have on offer:

  • 10.25-inch Touchscreen infotainment
  • Telematics (connected car tech)
  • BOSE sound system with 8 speakers
  • Multi colour ambient lighting
  • Air Purifier
  • 10 Hi-Safety Package (6 Airbags, ESC, VSM All-Wheel Disc Brakes, Highline TPMS, rear parking sensors, etc as standard
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Multi-Drive modes (Sport/Eco/Normal)
  • 2nd-row seat with electric tumble function
  • Sunroof
  • Paddle shifters
  • Front parking sensors
  • 2nd and 3rd row diffused AC vents
  • Separate compressor for rear AC
  • LED DRLs with LED Headlamps
  • 16-inch dual-tone alloy wheels
  • LED Taillamps
  • Wireless phone charger with cooling
  • 1st-row Cooling Cup Holders
  • Retractable Seat Back Table with Cup Holder and Gadget Mount
  • Sliding-type Under Seat Tray 
  • Retractable Cup Holder & Tray

Kia Carens

Kia Carens will carry on with the engine and gearbox options we get with the Seltos. The base 1.5L normal petrol engine, with 115PS and 144Nm, will come with a 6-speed manual. Both the 1.4L turbo petrol, with 140PS and 242Nm, and 1.5L diesel, with 115PS and 250Nm, will come standard with a 6-speed manual along with 7-speed DCT and 6-speed torque converter options respectively.

Kia Carens will come with 8 colour options:

  • Blue
  • Brown
  • Red
  • Black
  • Grey
  • Metallic White
  • White

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Kia Carens Interior

Kia India will start accepting bookings for the Carens from January 14 onwards. We expect Kia India to launch the Carens sometime next month. The prices may start from Rs 13.0 lakh whereas the top variants could fetch up to Rs 20.0 lakh ex-showroom. The Carens will go against the following cars:

  • Mahindra XUV700
  • Maruti Suzuki Nexa XL6
  • Hyundai Alcazar
  • Tata Safari
  • Toyota Innova
  • Mahindra Marazzo
  • MG Hector Plus


Amit Saraswat

Born and brought up in Agra, he grew up reading magazines more than textbooks. With a keen interest in cars, he decided to make his future in automotive journalism and is currently helping in content at V3Cars.


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