Kia Carens obtains 7738 reservations in a single day!


South Korean automaker Kia has been riding the crest of the wave of success in India with its offerings like Seltos and Sonnet and to continue to build on the brand’s growing popularity, it recently unveiled its new Carens offering in India. The company opened reservations for the Carens on January 14 and according to the automaker, it has been extremely well received by the people of India as the model garnered 7,738 reservations from the first day of reservations.

The reservation amount for the Carens has been set at Rs 25,000 and Kia plans to launch the car during the month of February. Additionally, the company revealed that Carens broke the record for the most reservations on the first day of launch for any model in its portfolio. Previously, this record was held by Sonet which had received over 6,500 reservations on the first day, and before that, the Seltos had received approximately 6,000 reservations on the first day of reservation.

Kia India Managing Director and CEO Tae-Jin Park commented on the achievement of this milestone saying, “We are delighted with the overwhelming response Carens has received from customers, within 24 hours of the start of the pre-bookings. This is the highest first day booking we have received for any of our products in India,” and he also added, “It is encouraging to see the confidence our customers have in the Kia brand. and this response from them is testament to the surge in popularity of our latest offering in the country,”

Kia’s mainstream seven-seater will be available in five trim levels, including Premium, Prestige, Prestige Plus, Luxury and Luxury Plus. Of which the first four variants will have the seven-seat configuration, while the top-of-the-line Luxury Plus variant will come with an optional six-seat configuration. Park added that the Carens will be offered with a choice of several engine and transmission options, coupled with the standard safety pack and many first-class features to ensure it meets the requirements of anyone wanting a mover. sophisticated and safe family.

Kia Carens obtains 7738 reservations in a single day!

Some of the features that will make their way into the Carens will be a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, 4.2-inch TFT driver display, eight-speaker Bose sound system, air purifier , ventilated front seats, 64-color ambient lights and wireless phone charger with cooling function. And in addition, it will also be equipped with connected car technology, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Bose audio, a single-pane sunroof and a power tumbler at one button for the second row.

Safety-wise, the Carens will come with six airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, electronic stability control, quad disc brakes, hold/descent control and tire pressure monitoring. And when it comes to powertrain options, the family hauler will be available with three engine options which will include a 1.5 petrol, 1.4 petrol and 1.5 diesel engine. Power figures and transmission pairings for which will be 115 PS and 144 Nm with a 6-speed manual, 140 PS and 242 Nm with 6-speed MT / 7-speed DCT and 115 PS and 250 Nm with 6-speed MT / 6 -AT speed, respectively.


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