Kia Carens Luxury (O) variant launched: Price & What's new

The 2023 Kia Carens Luxury (O) variant has been launched in India at a starting price of Rs 17 lakh for the petrol 1.5L Turbo Petrol 7DCT version (ex-showroom).

The 1.5L Diesel 6AT variant is priced at Rs 17.70 lakh

It comes in a 7-seater configuration and gets a few additional features over the Luxury variant.

These include a sunroof and ambient lighting that changes based on the drive mode.

The car also gets a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity.

A leather-wrapped steering wheel, cooled cupholders, curtain airbags, 16-inch crystal-cut alloy wheels and disc brakes on all four corners are the other features.

Powering the new Luxury (O) variants of the Kia Carens is a 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine that develops 158 bhp and 253 Nm of peak torque, paired with a 7-speed DCT.

It also gets a 1.5-litre diesel engine that churns out 113 bhp along with 250 Nm of torque and comes mated to a 6-speed AT. This variant does not get a manual or iMT option.