New Teaser Reveals Kia Carens Booking Date

Kia reveals the booking date for Carens in India. The Kia Carens is the 4th model in the South Korean company's product portfolio in India.

Kia has been one of the fastest-growing automobile brands in India with successful product launches such as the Kia Seltos, Kia Sonet and Kia Carnival.

New Teaser Reveals Kia Carens Booking Date

With the launch of Kia Carens in India, Kia will be entering one of the most demanding automobile sectors in India where consumers demand space, luxury, features, affordable pricing and many more.

New Teaser Reveals Kia Carens Booking Date

This means the upcoming Kia Carens will be positioned between the Kia Seltos and the Kia Carnival on the company's product line-up. According to the teaser released by Kia, the bookings for the Kia Carens will commence by Jan 14, 2022.

New Teaser Reveals Kia Carens Booking Date

The company has high hopes for the Kia Carens as the company is planning to increase the annual capacity of its manufacturing plant in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh.

New Teaser Reveals Kia Carens Booking Date

To do this, Kia is planning to do 3 shifts in its Anantapur facility to reach the maximum production capacity of 3 lakh units per year.

New Teaser Reveals Kia Carens Booking Date

If the South Korean manufacturer achieves the full manufacturing capacity at its Anantapur facility, then it will also reduce the waiting period of Kia's mass-market cars such as Seltos and Sonet.

New Teaser Reveals Kia Carens Booking Date

Coming back to Kia Carens, we expect the upcoming vehicle from Kia to be packed to the brim with all the latest features.

New Teaser Reveals Kia Carens Booking Date

The Kia Carens features a spacious and comfortable cabin. The cabin also features a multi-layered dashboard with three spoked leather-wrapped steering wheel.

New Teaser Reveals Kia Carens Booking Date

The Kia Carens will feature Kia's UVO connected car tech, 10.25-inch infotainment unit with Apple Car Play and Android Auto, electric sunroof, ambient lighting and many more.

Apart from that, the Kia Carens will also feature 6 USB-C ports, so all the occupants can charge their digital devices at the same time.

New Teaser Reveals Kia Carens Booking Date

The Kia Carens will be powered by the same engine options as the smaller Kia Setos, this means the upcoming Kia vehicle will get the tried-and-tested 1.5-litre naturally-aspirated petrol engine, 1.5-litre turbocharged diesel engine and the punchy 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol engine.

New Teaser Reveals Kia Carens Booking Date

The Kia Carens could also carry the same transmission options as the Kia Seltos, this means the Kia Carens may feature transmission options such as 6-speed manual, 6-speed automatic, 6-speed iMT and a 7-speed DCT.

New Teaser Reveals Kia Carens Booking Date

We expect Kia to price the Carens competitively in India with ex-showroom prices ranging between Rs 15 to Rs 20 lakh.

New Teaser Reveals Kia Carens Booking Date

This means the Kia Carens will compete with vehicles such as Hyundai Alcazar, MG Hector Plus, Tata Safari, Mahindra XUV700. Apart from these, the Kia Carens should also compete with the upcoming vehicles such as the next-gen Mahindra Scorpio and Toyota Rumion.

New Teaser Reveals Kia Carens Booking Date

Thoughts About Kia Carens

Kia has a very successful product lineup in India, thanks to the brand's long list of standard features and efficient powertrains. With the Kia Carens, the company has used the same formula and we expect Kia Carens to perform well in the demanding Indian automotive market.

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Article Published On: Friday, December 31, 2021, 18:52 [IST]
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