Kia India, the fastest growing carmaker in the country, today revealed that the Kia Carens has received a tremendous response from the Indian customers, with 50,000 bookings registered in the first two months. The company opened the pre-bookings for prospective customers on 14 January’22 through the Kia India official website www.kia.com/in and via any of the authorized dealerships of Kia India.
Notably, the company has attained this milestone in just under two months since its booking opened on January 14, 2022. The vehicle has struck the right chord with modern Indian families across the country, as around 60% of the bookings came from Tier 1 and 2 cities. The Luxury and Luxury Plus variant has been a popular choice for our customers, as their booking contribution stands at 45%.
The demand for the petrol and diesel variant of the Carens is balanced, with around 50% of the customers preferring the diesel variants of the Carens. Furthermore, the demand for the automatic variant of the vehicle also attracted close to 30% of the customers. Last month, the company sold 5,300 units of the Carens amid the semiconductor shortage in just 13 days of its launch, resonating an overwhelming response for the car.
The Kia Carens will be offered in 5 trim levels – Premium, Prestige, Prestige Plus, Luxury and Luxury Plus, coupled with multiple powertrain and seating options. All the 5 trim levels will offer the Robust 10 Hi-safety package as standard, making the Kia Carens safe for a family drive. The vehicle also hosts many first-in-class features, such as 26.03 Cm (10.25”) HD Touchscreen Navigation with Next Generation Kia Connect, BOSE Premium Sound System with 8 speakers, Cabin Surround 64 colour Ambient Mood Lighting, Smart Pure Air Purifier with Virus and Bacteria protection, Ventilated front seats, Multi Drive Modes (Sport / Eco/ Normal) linked with Ambient Mood Lighting, 2nd Row Seat One Touch Easy Electric Tumble and SkyLight Sunroof.
The Kia Carens will be available with three powertrain options – Smartstream 1.5 Petrol, Smartstream 1.4 T-GDi Petrol and 1.5 CRDi VGT Diesel. Further, customers will also get an option to choose from three transmission options – 6MT, 7DCT and 6AT. The vehicle will be offered in the Seven seater option in Premium to Luxury trims, while the Luxury Plus trim will be available with a choice of both 6 and 7 seater options.