auto news desk, Recently, Hyundai discontinued its 2.0L engine and launched the Alcazar with a 1.5L turbocharged petrol engine as per the new RDE norms, priced at Rs 16.75 lakh, ex-showroom. At the same time, Kia launched the 1.5L turbocharged petrol engine. Launched petrol engine Kia Carens without noise and same engine capacity. However, due to the new RDE norms, the company discontinued the 1.4 turbo engine. The starting price of the new Carens is Rs 1.5 lakh. 12 lakh ex-showroom. The company has introduced the car with the new engine in four premium, prestige, luxury and luxury plus variants.
The 1.5 turbo engine of the new Kia Carens will be capable of producing 160bhp power and 260NM torque. Along with this, 6-speed IMT and 7-speed DCT gearboxes have been added. Apart from giving a new engine, no other changes have been made in this MPV car. At the same time, two more engines have been given in it, in which the first 1.5 turbocharged diesel engine is capable of giving 115bhp power and 250Nm torque. Along with this, 6-speed IMT and automatic transmission have been given.
Talking about the features, it will get 10.25-inch touch-screen system with connected car technology, Apple Car Play and Android system, auto climate control system, keyless entry, cruise control, ventilated front seats, wireless phone charging, rearview camera, digital features. are like Instrument cluster is present.
The Kia Carens car competes with cars like Hyundai Alcazar, Maruti Ertiga, Maruti XL6 and Mahindra Marazzo in its segment.