Kia Carens Bookings Open at Rs 25,000 in India, Launch Soon
Kia’s upcoming MPV, the Carens, which is going to be the fourth model in its current lineup in the Indian vehicle market, is all set to hit the roads, most likely in February this year. Ahead of its official launch, the booking process has started by the company today, January 14th, 2022. People can book the MPV by depositing Rs 25,000 through Kia’s official website or by visiting the nearest brand-authorised dealership across the country. The new MPV will be available in five different trim levels: Premium, Prestige, Prestige Plus, Luxury, and Luxury Plus. Prices for this Hyundai Alcazar, MG Hector Plus, Tata Safari, and Mahindra XUV700 rival are anticipated to be announced soon.
This forthcoming car features the Korean brand’s “Opposites United” design language, which seems to be heavily inspired by the premium international-spec Kia SUVs. Built on Kia’s sophisticated technology, the new Carens has a bold front fascia with the brand’s signature Tiger Face design. The new MPV gets LED headlights with LED DRLs, which are divided by a small grille and chrome trim, while the rear air intake also comes with ample chrome embellishment. On the side profile, it sports thick cladding for the wheel arcades.
Furthermore, Kia has used chrome to a great extent on the window line and doorknobs. The Kia Carens, which rides on dual-tone alloy wheels, also gets roof rails and a sharp front end design. It gets LED taillamps, a roof spoiler with a third brake light, a sizeable windscreen with a wiper, and a thick lining of chrome on the bumper. On the inside, this 2022 model MPV comes equipped with a digital instrument console, an 8-speaker BOSE sound system, a 10.25-inch touchscreen, puddle lamps for the rear doors, and an electric sunroof, to mention a few.
Other notable features include paddle shifters, connected car technology, 5-USB Type-C ports, under-seat trays, pop-out cup holders and more. Though the brand has not revealed the powertrain, it has also indicated that the upcoming MPV will have a turbocharged petrol engine coupled with a 7-speed DCT and a diesel engine with automatic transmission. In terms of pricing, the upcoming car is expected to get a starting ex-showroom price tag of around Rs 15 lakhs.