Kia Carens MPV India Launch In Q1 2022

The new Kia Carens MPV will be manufactured exclusively in India and has been designed specifically for our market.

By Shubham Parashar


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17-Dec-21 03:40 PM IST



  • The Kia Carens will go on sale in India next year.
  • It has been developed specifically for the Indian market.
  • It'll be made exclusively in India and will be exported to other markets.
The Kia Carens MPV finally made its global debut in India and is all set to go on sale in Q1 of calendar year 2022. The new Kia Carens MPV will be manufactured exclusively in India and has been designed specifically for our market. The company says that primarily the MPV will be sold in India while only 20 per cent of its production volume will be exported to other right-hand-drive (RHD) and left-hand-drive (LHD) markets. Kia India is prioritising meeting its demand in the domestic market first and maintaining constant supply for Indian customers.

Also Read: Kia India Will Export 20 Per Cent Of Carens' Production Volume


The Kia Carens comes with SUV-like styling, which is accentuated by dual-tone alloy wheels, LED taillamps and

The new Kia Carens shares its platform with the Kia Seltos. The exterior gets an aggressive treatment with a split lighting setup, signature LED DRLs, sleek LED headlamps, and a muscular bumper with large air intakes. Then sporty alloy wheels, bold character lines and roof rails also build up on that robust appeal. The rear section gets sharp-looking wraparound LED taillamps connected by what looks like an LED strip. The sculpted tailgate and an aggressive rear bumper too complement the design pretty well.

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The Kia Carens will get a feature loaded cabin.

On the inside, the design is quite minimalist and the dashboard with very few buttons and horizontal air-con vents looks very flush. We also get to see a three-spoke multi-functional steering wheel, and features like wireless charging, a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, with UVO connected car tech, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, auto climate control, ambient mood lighting, spotlights, rear table trays and sunroof among others are on board. In terms of safety, it will come with six airbags and all-four disc brakes as standard along with other drive assist features like, electronic stability control, hill descent control, rollover mitigation and hill assist among others.

Also Read: Kia India To Expand Presence In 225 Cities By 2022


The Kia Carrens will get both petrol and diesel powertrian options.

It will also share its powertrain options with the Seltos. So on offer will be the 1.4-litre, four-cylinder turbo petrol, 1.5-litre, four-cylinder naturally-aspirated petrol and the 1.5-litre, four-cylinder diesel engine options. While six-speed manual transmission will be standard, the turbo petrol will be offered with the option of a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission (DCT) and the diesel will be available with a six-speed torque converter automatic gearbox.

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