Kia Carens
The car will be introduced into the market soon

Kia Carens is loaded to the rafters with new age features

The list of variants of the Kia Carens and the features each grade will come equipped with have come to light thanks to a leaked brochure of the MPV.

Expected to be launched next month, with bookings set to commence on 14th January, the Carens will be offered in 5 different grades.

Measuring 4540 mm long (2780 mm wheelbase), 1800 mm wide and 1708 mm tall, the MPV will be offered in exterior colours such as Aurora Black Pearl, Clear White, Glacier White Pearl, Gravity Grey, Imperial Blue, Imperial Blue, Intense Red, Moss Brown and Sparkling Silver.

Both 6- and 7-seat configurations will be there for customers to choose from and the car will be offered with the same engine lineup as the Kia Seltos.

Thus, the G1.5-litre NA petrol (115 PS and 144 Nm) with 6-speed MT, G1.4-litre T-GDi (140 PS and 242 Nm) with 6-speed MT and 7-speed DCT, and 1.5-litre CRDi VGT (115 PS and 250 Nm) with 6-speed MT and 6-speed AT will be there.

Kia Carens Features
The MPV comes with a premium cabin

Below are Kia Carens’ variants and the features they come equipped with –

Premium – G1.5, G1.4 T-GDi and D1.5

  • 16-inch steel wheel with cover
  • Rear spoiler with high-mount stop lamp
  • Two tone black and beige interior with indigo accents
  • Indigo metal paint dashboard
  • Semi-leatherette black and indigo seats
  • Second row seats with electric one touch tumble function in 6-seater
  • Second row 60:40 split seats with sliding, reclining and tumble functions and folding armrest with cup holders in 7-seater
  • Third row 50:50 split seats with reclining and folding function
  • Driver seat height adjust (manual)
  • Front armrest with storage
  • Air-con vents for second and third row in the roof
  • Adjustable headrests in all rows along with lamps
  • 7.5-inch LCD display, 5 USB Type-C ports and power sockets

Prestige – G1.5, G1.4 T-GDi and D1.5

  • ‘Follow Me Home’ headlamps with ‘Auto Light Control’
  • Electrically adjustable ORVMs with LED blinkers
  • Front parking sensors
  • Integrated roof rails
  • Shark fin antenna
  • Keyless entry with burglar alarm
  • Two tone black and beige interior
  • Dark metal paint dashboard
  • Premium fabric and leatherette combi seats (black and beige) and seat back pockets
  • One-touch auto up/down driver window
  • 8-inch infotainment touchscreen
  • 12.5-inch LCD instrument cluster with 4.2-inch TFT MID
  • Rear-view monitor and camera with guidelines
  • Wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth and voice recognition
  • Audio controls on the steering wheel
Kia Carens Seats
Both 6- and 7-seat configurations are on offer

Prestige Plus – G1.4 T-GDi and D1.5

  • LED DRLs and LED tail lamps
  • 16-inch dual tone alloy wheels
  • Chrome window garnish
  • Electrically foldable ORVMs
  • Fabric and leatherette combi (black and beige) seats
  • Smart key with remote engine start, push button start
  • Automatic air-con, cooled can/cup holders in first and second rows
  • Rear sunshades, wiper and defogger
  • Drives modes in 7-speed DCT – Eco, Normal and Sport
  • Auto cruise control with speed limiting function

Luxury – G1.4 T-GDi and D1.5

  • LED headlights, LED fog lamps and LED DRLs with integrated indicators
  • Chrome external door handles
  • Telescopic leather-wrapped D-cut steering wheel
  • Back high gloss dashboard with techno print
  • Two tone Triton Navy and Beige interior
  • 10.25-inch infotainment touchscreen with navigation, wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
  • Kia Connect; OTA map and system updates
  • Smart Pure air purifier
  • 64 colour ambient lighting
  • Auto anti-glare IRVM with Kia Connect controls
  • Under-seat tray and retractable seat back tables
Tail Lamps
The side profile reminds one of the Seltos

Luxury Plus – G1.4 T-GDi and D1.5

  • Sunroof and rain-sensing wipers
  • Rear door puddle lamps with Kia logo projection
  • Premium leatherette Beige and Triton Navy seats
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Second row captain seats with sliding, reclining and tumble (6-seater)
  • Drive modes for 7-speed DCT and 6-speed AT – Eco, Normal and Sport; paddle shifters
  • Ambient lighting linked with drive modes
  • LED console lamp with sunglass holder, LED reading lamps for second and third rows
  • Third row boarding assist handles with illumination
  • 8-speaker BOSE premium sound system
  • Wireless smartphone charger with cooling function

Apart from the numerous features, Kia Carens will also come equipped as standard with safety equipment such as disc brakes on all corners, 6 airbags, ABS, ESC, VSM, BAS, DBC, HAC, rear parking sensors, ISOFIX mounts, front seat belts with load limiter and pretensioner, and TPMS.