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Kia announces Carens UK specification and pricing

Kia is today announcing pricing and specification details for the all-new Carens that is now available to order from Kia dealerships across the UK.

The all-new third-generation Carens completes the design-led revolution that president and chief design officer Peter Schreyer began only a few years ago, by renewing every model in the range.

All versions of the New Carens in the UK have a versatile and spacious seven-seat interior. There are three highly efficient and modern engines - one petrol and two turbodiesels - two transmissions and three trim and equipment packages.

The petrol engine is the 1.6-litre Gamma GDi direct-injection unit that, with 133bhp and 165Nm of torque, ensures relaxed motorway performance and easy-to-drive, flexible responses in stop-start driving.

Combined fuel economy is 44.1mpg, with comfortably more than 53mpg possible when cruising, while CO2 emissions are 149g/km. The petrol Carens can accelerate from 0-60mph in 10.9 seconds and has a top speed of 115mph.

The new Carens is also available with two versions of the European-designed 1.7-litre CRDi manual transmission turbodiesel engine, developing either 114bhp and 260Nm of torque or 134bhp and 330Nm. 

The standard version delivers maximum torque from 1,250 to 2,750rpm and 0-60mph acceleration in 12.6 seconds with a 112mph top speed.

The more powerful engine option develops its 330Nm between 2,000 and 2,500rpm, which allows 0-60mph to be completed in 10.0 seconds and a top speed of 119mph.

Combined cycle fuel consumption and CO2 emissions are 60.1mpg and 124g/km and 56.4mpg and 132g/km respectively, and a diesel particulate filter is fitted as standard.

The 1.7 CRDi version with the six-speed automatic transmission delivers 134bhp and 320Nm of torque between 1,750 - 2,500rpm, that allows a 0-60mph to be completed in 11.6 seconds and a top speed of 116mph.  Fuel consumption and CO2 emissions are 46.3mpg and 159g/km.

The new Carens is available with three trim and equipment packages, badged ‘1', ‘2' and ‘3'.

Standard features include: seven seats; projection headlights with cornering lamps; LED daytime running lamps; electrically adjustable heated door mirrors; driver's seat height adjustment and tilt and telescopic steering wheel adjustment; a leather-trimmed steering wheel and gearshift; a centre console armrest; air conditioning; rear air ventilation; steering wheel-mounted controls; front and rear electric windows; cruise control with a speed limiter; remote central locking; a six-speaker RDS radio/CD player with iPod connectivity; MP3 compatibility; and Bluetooth with voice recognition and music streaming.

Trim grades ‘1' and ‘2' also have a rear conversation mirror, which is replaced by the controls for the panoramic sunroof on trim grade ‘3'.

The mid-spec ‘2' models include: 16-inch alloy wheels; privacy glass; chrome window trim; fog lights; roof rails; automatic headlight control; rain-sensing front wipers; electrically folding door mirrors with LED indicators and kerbside lamps; dual-zone air conditioning; a luggage net; a portable LED luggage light; and reversing sensors.

The top-grade ‘3' versions include: 17-inch alloy wheels; a panoramic sunroof; leather upholstery; 10-way driver's seat adjustment; heated front seats and a heated steering wheel; aero blade-type front wipers with a de-icing system; second-row sun blinds and LED reading lights; and a colour reversing camera integrated into the centre fascia screen.
 

TECHNICAL FIGURES

 

Performance & Economy

1.6 GDi

1.7 CRDi (114bhp)

1.7 CRDi (134bhp)

1.7 CRDi (134bhp, Auto)

Trim Grade

‘1', ‘2'

‘1', ‘2'

‘3'

‘2'

CO2 Emissions (g/km)

149

124

132

159

VED Band

F

D

E

G

Combined Economy (mpg)

44.1

60.1

56.4

46.3

0 - 60 mph (seconds)

10.9

12.6

10.0

11.6

Top Speed (mph)

115

112

119

116

 

 

Dimensions & Weights

1.6 GDi

1.7 CRDi (114bhp)

1.7 CRDi (134bhp)

1.7 CRDi (134bhp, Auto)

Trim Grade

‘1', ‘2'

‘1', ‘2'

‘3'

‘2'

Length (mm)

4,525

Width (mm)

1,805

Height (mm, inc roof rails)

1,605

Wheelbase (mm)

2,750

Min Kerb Weight (kg)

1,483

1,581

1,591

1,600

Max Kerb Weight (kg)

1,606

1,706

1,716

1,724

Boot vol. (l, VDA, min/max)

492 / 1,650 (seats down)

 

 

Performance

Power (bhp)

Torque (Nm)

0-60 (sec)

Top speed (mph)

‘1' 1.6 GDi 133bhp 6-speed manual ISG 7-seat

133

165

10.9

115

'1' 1.7 CRDi 114bhp 6-speed manual ISG 7-seat

114

260

12.6

112

‘2' 1.6 GDi 133bhp 6-speed manual ISG 7-seat

133

165

10.9

115

'2' 1.7 CRDi 114bhp 6-speed manual ISG 7-seat

114

260

12.6

112

'2' 1.7 CRDi 134bhp 6-speed automatic 7-seat

134

320

11.6

116

'3' 1.7 CRDi 134bhp 6-speed manual ISG 7-seat

134

330

10.0

119

CARE-3 SERVICING & WARRANTY

All versions of Carens have servicing intervals of 20,000 miles or 12 months, whichever comes sooner.

Like many other models in the Kia range, Carens is available with Care-3 - Kia's all-inclusive servicing package that provides retail customers inflation-proof servicing costs for the first three or, in the case of Care-3 Plus, five services of the vehicle's life. 

It is also fully transferable to subsequent owners. 

Care-3 is available on Carens for £329.  Care-3 Plus is available for £609.

As with all new Kias, Carens comes with a seven-year/100,000 mile warranty (unlimited mileage in the first three years) that is fully transferable to subsequent owners.
 

Pricing & Running Costs

MPG (Comb.)

CO2

Ins. Group

OTR

‘1' 1.6 GDi 133bhp 6-speed manual ISG 7-seat

44.1

149

13

£17,895

'1' 1.7 CRDi 114bhp 6-speed manual ISG 7-seat

60.1

124

12

£19,295

‘2' 1.6 GDi 133bhp 6-speed manual ISG 7-seat

44.1

149

13

£19,195

'2' 1.7 CRDi 114bhp 6-speed manual ISG 7-seat

60.1

124

12

£20,595

'2' 1.7 CRDi 134bhp 6-speed automatic 7-seat

46.3

159

16

£21,995

'3' 1.7 CRDi 134bhp 6-speed manual ISG 7-seat

56.4

132

16

£23,895

 

 

 

 

 


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