· Carens registers the highest day 1 booking numbers for a Kia in India
· Detailed prices of the Kia Carens will be announced soon

Kia India, the fastest growing carmaker in the country, revealed that the Kia Carens has received a tremendous response from the Indian customers, with 7738 bookings registered on the very first day. The company opened the pre-bookings for prospective customers on 14 January’22 through the Kia India official website http://www.kia.com/in and via any of the authorized dealerships of Kia India by paying an initial booking amount of INR 25,000.

Commenting on the development, Tae-Jin Park, Managing Director and CEO, Kia India, said: “We are delighted with the overwhelming response that Kia Carens has received from customers, within the first 24 hours of starting the pre-bookings. It is the highest first day booking we have received for any of our products in India. With the Carens, we offered a choice of multiple engine and transmission options, coupled with the standard Robust 10 High Safety package and many first-in-class features, to ensure it suits the requirement of anyone who wants a sophisticated and safe family mover. It is heartening to see the faith of our customers in brand Kia and this response from them is a testimony to the rising popularity of our latest offering in the country.”

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.

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