Carens/Rondo

All-NEW CARENS

With thoroughly contemporary and distinctive European
styling, coupled with maximum versatility and cutting-edge safety
and convenience features, the all-new Carens is ready to
shake up the compact MPV segment.

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Style
Sophisticated modern design

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Sporty and Dynamic

Front view with the latest Kia design identity

Style02

High-Tech and more Visibility

LED-daytime running Lights

Space
Flexibility & Advanced technology

Space01

Blend sporty image with Practicality

Speedy profile and character line

Space02

Spacious cargo room

2nd, 3rd Row seats folded flat

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Spanning the entire roof surface

Panoramic Sunroof

Convenience
Numerous features  for convenience ahead of you

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Ideal driving positions

10-way power driver’s seat

Exterior on 360VR

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Bright Silver #a2a6a9images/360vr/exterior/3D_L/
Camden Beige #aaaaa1images/360vr/exterior/K3Y_L/
Galaxy Brown #3f3b34images/360vr/exterior/K7N_L/
Inferno Red #a61620images/360vr/exterior/AJR_L/
Newport Blue #1f2b42images/360vr/exterior/KU9_L/
Titanium Silver #323130images/360vr/exterior/IM_L/
Black Cherry #000000images/360vr/exterior/9H_L/
Inferno Red

Inferno Red is also available

  • Options might differ by regions.
  • All information and illustrations are based on data available at the time of publication and subject to change without notice.
    Contact your local Kia dealer for current information.

Features

Front and rear parking sensors - Lower trim models can be ordered with sensors at both the front and rear that alert you to obstructions while parking via an audible signal that increases in intensity as your vehicle gets closer to an object.
6 air bag SYSTEM - Driver, passenger, front side and curtain airbags help minimize the risk of serious injury as the final line of defense in the event of a collision.
Rear view camera - The 4.3-inch touch screen display also serves as a rear view camera monitor to ensure that backingup and reverse parking is safe and convenient.
hac Hill-start assist control - By maintaining brake grip until you press the accelerator, HAC prevents the vehicle from dangerously rolling backwards when pulling away from a standstill on an incline.
ESC Electronic Stability Control - ESC is an active safety feature that provides optimized braking and engine torque control by monitoring individual wheel speed, steering angle and skidding.

Specifications

Dimensions
Dimensions Carens
Overall length 4,525 Overhang (rear) 835
Overall width 1,805 Interior demension (length) 2,454
Overall height 1,610 Interior demension (width) 1,513
Wheelbase 2,750 Interior demension (height) 1,264
Wheel tread (Front) 1,573 Min. ground clearance (sub frame) 151
Wheel tread (rear) 1,586 Fuel tank capacity (litres) 58
Overhang (front) 940 Min. turning circle radius (m) 5.5

All information and illustrations are based on data available at the time of publication and subject to change without notice.
Contact your local Kia dealer for current information.

Engine
Gamma 1.6 GDI Engine Nu 2.0 MPI Engine U2 1.7 Diesel Engine
Kia Carens Engine Gamma1.6 Kia Carens Engine Nu2.0 Kia Carens EngineU2 1.7di

Max. Power
134PS @ 6,300 rpm

Max. Torque
16.6kg.m @ 4,850 rpm

Max. Power
152ps @ 6500 rpm

Max. Torque
19.8kg.m @ 4800rpm

Max. Power
136ps @ 4,000 rpm

Max. Torque
33.7 kg.m @ 1,750~2,500 rpm (MT)
32.6 kg.m @ 1,750~2,500 rpm (AT)

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Kia Carens Exterior The Stylish Family Car

The Stylish Family Car for Modern Life, Carens

The all-new Carens is ready to shake up the compact MPV segment. It’s a truly innovative family car created with the demands of modern living in mind while also adding a dash of spice to your life.

Kia Carens Exterior FAMILY

practicality & fun, FAMILY

You work hard for a brighter future, so you deserve a vehicle that allows you to enjoy precious moments with family. Carens will help you discover those gratifying times of leisure that are often lost amidst the burgeoning cityscape. Let Carens be a part of family memories that will last a lifetime

Kia Carens Exterior in the city

Cool and chic in the city

Sporty, stylish and sophisticated. These are words not usually associated with an MPV. But new Carens brings a whole new level of design to the segment, and feels right at home whether parked in your driveway or in the trendiest part of town.

Kia Carens Exterior city and outdoor
Kia Carens Exterior multitalented

A multitalented player

Versatility is the hallmark of a class-leading MPV, and new Carens is at the head of the pack with voluminous space, flexible seating configurations and clever storage compartments that belie a car so strikingly handsome.

Kia Carens Exterior King of the concrete jungle

King of the concrete jungle

Need an occasional break from the hustle and bustle of city life? Lose yourself in the elegant refinement and state-of-the-art technologies new Carens has to offer. Your daily work commute, trip to the market or movie night out with the kids can now be made in ultimate comfort and style.

Kia Carens Exterior King of the concrete jungle2
Kia Carens Exterior A perfect fit for your lifestyle

A perfect fit for your lifestyle

Whether at work or at play, new Carens is the ideal companion for getting the most out of your daily life. Never before has a compact MPV offered so much versatility, comfort and convenience – all wrapped up in a thoroughly modern and stylish package.

Kia Carens Exterior As eco-conscious as you are

As eco-conscious as you are

Kia Carens Exterior Fog lamps

Fog lamps

The fog lamps are stylishly integrated with the air intake holes of the front bumper using black housing to accentuate the car’s athletic stance.

Kia Carens Exterior Side Mirror

Side Mirror

Wing-type electric folding two-tone side mirrors feature LED turn signal lamps and puddle lamps for added safety and convenience.

Kia Carens Exterior Outside door handle

Outside door handle

Body color grip-type handles come as standard, but for a more classic look you can also choose chrome-finished handles as an option.

Kia Carens Exterior Safety power windows

Safety power windows

As an additional safety option, all windows feature a mechanism that automatically stops them from closing when an obstruction is detected.

Kia Carens Exterior Rear spoiler

Rear spoiler / High-mounted stop lamp

Standard on all models, the rear spoiler adds a sporty touch to the exterior design while a high-positioned stop lamp ensures that you are clearly visible to drivers behind.

Kia Carens Exterior Wheels

Wheels

A choice of four newly-designed wheels gives Carens maximum curb appeal.

① 205/55R 16" Steel Wheel
② 205/55R 16" Alloy Wheel
③ 225/45R 17" Alloy Wheel
④ 225/45R 18" Alloy Wheel (* Not available in Gamma 1.6 GDI engine)

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Kia Carens Interior one in control

Because you’re the one in control

An ergonomically designed cockpit puts priority on driver comfort and intuitive, fingertip operation of new Carens’ numerous high-tech features, while the low positioning of the windscreen base and wide, sweeping dashboard design ensure excellent visibility of the road ahead.

Kia Carens Interior Panoramic sunroof

Panoramic sunroof

Seldom found in competing vehicles, new Carens has an optional powered panoramic sunroof spanning the entire roof surface that lets both natural light and fresh air flood into the cabin while adding to the ‘cool urban’ look of the exterior.

Kia Carens Interior Smart space for the CITY - For me

Smart space for the CITY - For me

Whether transporting materials for a DIY project or taking work home, configuring your vehicle’s seats has never been so easy, nor so flexible.

For me
1st row partial and
2nd & 3rd row full folding

Kia Carens Interior Smart space for the CITY-For my spouse

Smart space for the CITY-For my spouse

Whether transporting materials for a DIY project or taking work home, configuring your vehicle’s seats has never been so easy, nor so flexible.

For my spouse
2nd and 3rd row full folding

Kia Carens Interior Smart space for the OUTDOORS - For the family

Smart space for the OUTDOORS - For the family

Live life to the fullest thanks to a level of cargo and passenger seating versatility that will push the limits of your imagination.

For the family
2nd row partial and
3rd row full folding

Kia Carens Interior Smart space for the OUTDOORS-For the kids

Smart space for the OUTDOORS-For the kids

Live life to the fullest thanks to a level of cargo and passenger seating versatility that will push the limits of your imagination.

For the kids
Seating for 7 people

Kia Carens Interior 4.3” TFT LCD touch screen audio

4.3” TFT LCD touch screen audio

A high-fidelity 6-speaker audio system featuring radio, CD and MP3 playback can be conveniently controlled using the large, high visibility touch screen display.

Kia Carens Interior 4.3” TFT LCD trip computer

4.3” TFT LCD trip computer

A high visibility screen centrally positioned between the supervision cluster gauges displays essential vehicle information such as individual door-open alerts service reminder, while also offering user-customizable menus.

Kia Carens Interior Dual-zone full auto climate control

Dual-zone full auto climate control

Separate temperatures can be set according to driver and front-seat passenger preferences, while the clean air system generates cluster ions to purify and deodorize the cabin air. And as an added touch of convenience, the auto defogging system detects when condensation is formed on the inside of the windscreen and automatically defogs the glass for optimal visibility.

Kia Carens Interior Auto light control

Auto light control

Enjoy fingertip operation of the headlamps, high beam, front and rear fog lamps and turn signal, while the auto function means you longer need to worry about forgetting to turn your headlamps on or off.

Kia Carens Interior Paddle shifters

Paddle shifters

Sequential manual shifts can be made with the simple flick of a finger for a sporty and engaging drive.

Steering wheel remote control
Conveniently positioned buttons and switches give you full reign over audio, Bluetooth hands-free and auto cruise control functions.

Heated steering wheel
A heating device located on the inside of the steering wheel rapidly warms your hands on frigid winter days.

Kia Carens Interior A haven of roominess and comfort

A haven of roominess and comfort

Available in a choice of 5 or 7 seat versions, new Carens boasts an imaginative interior layout – including three individual split folding 2nd row seats – to deliver versatile seating configurations and ample cargo space ideal for people who are always on the go.

Kia Carens Interior Interior color schemes-Black & Beige

Interior color schemes-Black & Beige

Accompanying the fine quality upholstery and ample use of soft-touch materials throughout the cabin are stylish interior color options that are an expression of your contemporary yet practical lifestyle.

Black & Beige Presenting the ultimate in understated contrast, the black and beige color scheme exudes a subtle sense of high-fashion for any occasion.

Kia Carens Interior Interior color schemes-Black

Interior color schemes-Black

Accompanying the fine quality upholstery and ample use of soft-touch materials throughout the cabin are stylish interior color options that are an expression of your contemporary yet practical lifestyle.

Both traditional and strikingly modern at the same time, the all-black color scheme is sure to never go out of style.

Kia Carens Interior

Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride

The seats found in new Carens have been engineered not only for maximum versatility but also for the ultimate in ride comfort. Innovative technologies applied to the driver and passenger seats make even the longest journeys seem like a quick trip around the corner.

Sporty bucket seats
The driver and 1st row passenger seats feature a sporty yet functional design that provides ample lumbar and thigh support while accentuating the modern feel of the cockfit.

Kia Carens Interior Ventilated seats

Ventilated seats

Cool air is channeled and discharged through the both driver and front passenger seats via inner-mounted air ducts to prevent perspiration in hot weather.

Seat warmers
You and your front seat passenger can stay warm and cozy on frigid winter days thanks to 3-step heated seats that rapidly activate at the touch of a button.

Kia Carens Interior 10-way power driver’s seat

10-way power driver’s seat

Electronically adjust your seat with conveniently placed controls to easily find the most ideal driving position.

Kia Carens Interior 2nd row sliding and 60:40 split folding

2nd row sliding and 60:40 split folding

The 2nd row seats offer full-flat folding for maximum cargo hauling versatility while the 7 seat version adds a forward and backward sliding function for maximum passenger comfort.

Passenger seatback folding
The back cushion of the front passenger seat can be conveniently folded forward to create additional space for extra-long items.

Kia Carens Interior Electric seat cushion extension

Electric seat cushion extension

Especially welcomed by long-legged drivers, the bottom cushion of the driver’s seat can be extended forward for optimal driving comfort.

Kia Carens Interior Premium quality upholstery

Premium quality upholstery

Careful attention was paid to the selection of materials used in new Carens’ seats. Choose from top-grade, supple leather, woven cloth fabric or knit cloth fabric that add to the high-class feel of the cabin.

Kia Carens Interior Electric powered lumbar support

Electric powered lumbar support

The back cushion of the driver’s seat features additional support at the touch of a button to ensure maximum comfort and minimal fatigue on extended trips.

Kia Carens Interior Button start stop system

Button start / stop system

Conveniently turn on and off the engine ignition with just the simple push of a button. You no longer need to hassle with keys when starting or finishing your trip.

Kia Carens Interior Remote keyless entry system

Remote keyless entry system

The smart key unlocks the doors as soon as you touch the door handle so that you never have to worry about fumbling around for keys.

Kia Carens Interior Spacious cargo room

Spacious cargo room

A walk-in sliding function on the outer 2nd row seats enable occupants to easily access the 3rd row seats with a light touch of a lever, while the luggage flat configuration for the 2nd and 3rd row seats provides expansive space for hauling all types of cargo.

Kia Carens Interior Fold-up tray

Fold-up tray

The backs of both driver and front passenger seats are fitted with convenient trays that feature an additional cup holder for extra convenience of the 2nd row seat occupants.

Kia Carens Interior Cargo under storage compartment

Cargo under storage compartment

A spacious compartment located under the floor at the rear of the vehicle is the perfect place to store away emergency safety and cleaning supplies.

Kia Carens Interior Cooled glove box

Cooled glove box

The large 8 glove box has a cooling function that comes in handy when storing perishable items or cold drinks, especially on long journeys.

Kia Carens Interior Center console

Center console

Two drinks can be securely stored within easy reach while a center fascia undertray and large storage compartment under the center armrest provide plenty of space for storing personal items.

Kia Carens Interior Cargo security screen

Cargo security screen

Create a separate partitioned-off space at the rear of the vehicle to stow away any personally belongings that you want to hide from prying eyes.

Kia Carens Interior Cargo net

Cargo net

A handy cargo net can be fastened using convenient hooks to prevent items such as sporting equipment from rolling around.

Kia Carens Interior 2nd row sun blind

2nd row sun blind

The manually retractable sunshades for the 2nd row windows provide protection from harsh sun glare and help to keep the cabin cool.

Kia Carens Interior Rain sensor

Rain sensor

The windscreen wipers are automatically activated as soon as moisture is detected for greater convenience and visibility.

Kia Carens Interior ECM mirror

ECM mirror

Distracting headlamps behind you are a thing of the past thanks to the auto-dimming, wide-angle electric chromatic mirror.

Kia Carens Interior EPB

EPB (electronic parking brake)

Engage the parking brake simply by pressing a button and take all of the guesswork out of knowing whether it's properly engaged or not.

Kia Carens Interior Portable flashlight

Portable flashlight

When mounted on the wall socket, this handy detachable flashlight automatically recharges while also serving as an interior lamp for the cargo area.

Kia Carens Interior Auto defogging system

Auto defogging system

A sensor automatically initiates a defogging process when condensation is detected on the windows to ensuring optimal visibility in humid climates.

Kia Carens Interior Rear air ventilation

Rear air ventilation

Back seat passengers can also enjoy warm or cool air circulation thanks to rear air vents positioned at the back of the center console.

Kia Carens Interior Opposed-type wiper system

Opposed-type wiper system

Unlike conventional wiper systems, the wiper blades are mounted on opposite sides of the windshield and move in the opposite direction for maximum visibility even in heavy rain and snow.

Kia Carens Interior 6-speed auto transmission

6-speed auto transmission

This independently developed gearbox features a lightweight, compact design that offers improved shift quality and durability while also boosting fuel economy and acceleration.

Kia Carens Interior 6-speed manual transmission

6-speed manual transmission

This completely new gearbox features a trigger-type ‘R’ gear release button for effortless operation while short shift strokes promote faster and more accurate shifting.

Kia Carens Interior Organ-type accelerator pedal

Organ-type accelerator pedal

The organ-type accelerator pedal moves along the same natural plane as your foot for more comfortable operation, especially on extended journeys.

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