The Kia Carens deserves closer attention as a solid, well made and practical family MPV. It has lots of equipment and high comfort levels.
There are three engines in the line-up with drivers having the choice of a 1.6 litre petrol unit and two 1.7 litre diesel engines producing 114 bhp and 134 bhp. The 114 bhp diesel unit will return 61 mpg while the 134 bhp is not only quicker it's also a stronger and more economical engine what for with drivers returning 56 mpg. The petrol unit will return 44mpg with emissions of 149g/km.
While many drivers may opt for the Kia Carens as a seven seat MPV, the rear seats are really designed for children. It has, however, lots of space on board and a very large boot.
As a people carrier, it's a very comfortable car to drive, it's excellent on long journeys and its high driving position gives an excellent view on the road ahead. There's lots of versatility on board to with the two front rows of seats sliding folding independently of each other and there's also lots of cubby holes too.
It's also a practical choice for families, the glove box is refrigerated and there's lots of equipment. The mid-level trims offer good value and include alloy wheels, reversing camera, Bluetooth connectivity, dual zone climate control, rear parking sensors and rain sensing wipers. Safety equipment includes cruise control, electronic stability and traction control and lots of airbags.
Kia are well made vehicles and come with a seven-year warranty to underpin its offering so drivers should find a reliable and enjoyable car to drive.
Essentially, the Kia Carens is a well-equipped and practical choice for families needing a people carrier that is versatile and well made. The Kia Carens it's hard to beat in this regard.
Why not have a look at the Carens on the official Kia UK company website and get the latest news about the Carens in the UK at The UK Kia Owners' club. You may also like to see what they're saying about the Carens on the Top Gear website.
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