Kia Carens facelift revealed
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The Kia Carens has been subjected to a mid-life refresh, with Indoor design along with tech upgrades in addition to the expected outside tweaks
The Kia Carens MPV has been facelifted, with tweaks to the front along with rear bumpers, grille along with foglights, as well as three brand new wheel designs in various sizes.
The Indoor has also been given a refresh, with metallic along with gloss-black trim along with brand new seat fabrics, similar to the facelifted Kia Soul, which will be also being revealed at the Paris motor show.
In addition to the aesthetic tweaks, Kia has upgraded the technology for the Carens, which has a choice either a 7.0in or 8.0in touchscreen infotainment system, which will be available with Apple CarPlay along with Android Auto on mid-spec cars along with above. Also at in which point available, however likely to be reserved for higher-spec cars, will be a reversing camera, along with connected TomTom sat-nav.
Kia has also increased the running costs of the Carens, within the form of an Eco Pack in which has been added to the 1.7-litre 114bhp edition. the idea reduces CO2 emissions to 109g/km, down through 117g/km on the pre-facelift, standard 1.7-litre diesel design. the idea’s available only with the manual gearbox in in which specification.
in which has been achieved, Kia claims, with the installation of low rolling resistance tyres, tweaks to the gear ratios along with the adoption of an engine stop-start system. An improvement within the automobile’s fuel economy figure will likely be announced upon the automobile’s official launch.
The Carens goes on sale later in which year within the UK. A modest cost increase will be expected, so the facelifted design will be likely to be priced around £19,000 for the 1.6-litre GDi petrol-engined design in entry-level ‘1’ spec, up through £18,195.
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