KIA introduce the latest addition, the KIA Carens


Kathmandu.  KIA has established itself as a reliable and trustworthy brand among Nepalese car enthusiasts. KIA has consistently delivered innovative, modern, and stylish vehicles that cater to the diverse needs of Nepali customers.

Today, KIA is proud to introduce the latest addition, the KIA Carens. The Carens is not just another car, it is the car with the perfect combination of Safety, Space, and Style that makes it an ideal car for modern families.

‘Kia Carens has received the prestigious Indian Car of the Year (ICOTY) award for 2023. The MPV was announced as the winner at the 18th edition of ICOTY awards that concluded recently.”    

“The Carenshas registered its best-ever monthly sales of 7,900 units in January 2023, bettering the previous best of 7,895 units in June 2022, and has cumulatively sold 70,656 units in India since its launch a year ago.”

One of the most remarkable features of the Carens is its 10 Robust Hi-Safety Packages, which come standard across all variants. It includes:

6 Airbags, ESC (Electronic Stability Control), VSM (Vehicle Stability Management), BAS (Brake Assist), HAC (Hill- start Assist Control), DBC (Downhill Brake Control), ABC (Anti-lock Brake System), All Wheel Disc Brakes, Highline Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, Rear Parking Sensors.

There are two petrol engines on offer, a 1.5-litre unit with 115bhp and 144 Nm of torque and a 1.4-litre turbo petrol with 140bhp and 242 Nm of torque. Only a 6-speed manual is offered with the 1.5-litre petrol, while the 1.4-litre turbo petrol also benefits from a 7-Speed DCT option. Carens is also equipped with a 1.5-litre diesel with 115bhp and 250 Nm of torque, with manual and automatic transmission. The Luxury Plus trim also gets steering-mounted paddle shifters with 7-speed DCT or the 6-speed automatic.

The three-row MPV boasts a long list of comfort and convenience features in addition to generous dimensions. Features include a 10.25-inch infotainment display, digital instrumentation, sunroof, roof-mounted aircon vents with adjustable airspeed for the 2nd and the 3rd row, seat back mounted tray table with cup holder with tablet and smartphone notch, ventilated front seats, 64-colour ambient lighting, air-purifier, Bose Audio system, one-touch 2nd-row tumble to name a few. It comes in 7-seater configurations, a large boot space with 216 litres of luggage space, expandable to a massive 645 litres with the third row folded.