Kia Carens Unofficial Bookings Open

Kia Carens Unofficial Bookings Open

Ahead of the official bookings, which start on january 14, 2022, some Kia dealers are already accepting bookings for the new Kia Carens. Our sources confirmed this information to us and suggest that those who want to stay ahead in the booking queue should contact a Kia dealership directly to get an early delivery.

Kia Carens

Kia unveiled their 3-row crossover in December 2021 in India. Kia also revealed the variant details of the Carens recently and confirmed that it’ll come in 5 trim options:

  • Prestige
  • Premium
  • Premium Plus
  • Luxury
  • Luxury Plus

Some notable features of the Carens are:

  • 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

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

On the powertrain front, the Carens will come with 3 engine options. 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. We expect Kia to launch the Carens in Q1 of 2022 and it will compete with the Hyundai Alcazar, Tata Safari, Mahindra XUV700, MG Hector Plus, Maruti Suzuki Nexa XL6 and Mahindra Marazzo.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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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