New Kia Carens with South Korean Style

Kia has been presented at the Paris Motor Show the new generation Carens. The Korean compact MPV is completely renewed, from design, now more elegant and dynamic, to its interior dimensions, they gain in space and versatility.

Kia continues to modernize its range of vehicles rapidly. The modern lines, sleek and aerodynamic put the South Korean manufacturer closer to the big European brands. This new design style now reaches its compact MPV, the Carens, who has performed at the Paris Motor Show its third generation.

The new Kia Carens comes completely from scratch and on a new platform. On it sits a body, built entirely of steel, with a more stylized and refined aerodynamics, which conceals an interior much more spacious and practical thanks to increased wheelbase. Additionally, you can choose five or seven seats.

Based on the new design style of the South Korean brand, which starts from the same ‘tiger nose’ of the front, the new dimensions give the compact MPV renovated one image more dynamic and sporty. The new Carens is 4.5 meters, is 20 mm shorter, 15 mm narrower and 40 mm lower than its predecessor. However, his battle has grown by 50 mm -2.750 meters-and the cabin is situated below thanks to the advancement of the pillar, now in front of the front wheel center.

Offering comfort and technological features included in the new Carens includes, among others, cruise control as standard , while optionally be eligible for electric parking brake, audio system with six speakers, Smart Key with Push Button Start and Engine stop, panoramic sunroof and electric and lighting in the exterior door handles. Due to so many advances and superior features the buyers in Uganda and in rest of Africa are looking into more used Kia Carens.

The new Kia Carens include in its range of engines for Europe up to four options, depending on the market, ranging from 115 hp to 177 hp and a CO2 emission levels from 118 to 167 g / km in models with manual through changes in the thrusters.

The first two options the engine represent Diesel ‘U2’ of 1.7 liters , available in potencies of 115 hp and 26.5 mkg torque on the one hand, and of 136 hp and 33.6 mkg, on the other. The first variant announces a CO2 emissions level of 118 g / km, a 19 percent drop from the previous generation.

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The offer mechanical fuel the form the engine ‘Gamma’ 1.6 liter , with an output of 135 hp and a torque of 16.8 mkg, and the engine ‘Nu’ 2.0-liter, 177 hp and 21, 5 mkg. The latter is the fastest of all Carens; reaching 100 km / h from standstill in 9.7 seconds and reaches a top speed reaches 191 km / h.

The combined consumption lowest approved it marks the Kia Carens 1.7 Diesel 115 hp in its variant ‘Eco Dynamics’: 4.4 liters per 100 km and 118 g / km CO2 emissions. In the petrol range, the more efficient is the 1.6 135 hp Eco Dynamics: 5.5 l/100 km and 145 g / km of CO2.

All engines will be associated with a standard six-speed manual transmission, which is announced to increase the sensations of driving comfort thanks to its first two runs of short relationships and sixth long relationship. The more powerful variants, both diesel and gasoline, are also available with a six-speed automatic transmission and optional levers on the steering wheel.

Just like the Japanese vehicles the demand of used Kia Carens is mainly from Russia, New Zealand, and South America and especially from African countries like Uganda, Zambia, Tanzania, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Mauritius, Botswana, Mozambique and South Africa.

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