Kia Carens

Kia Carens 1.6 GDi ISG 2 5dr Review

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A competitively priced and practical MPV, but its best rivals are more sophisticated to drive and have higher quality interiors

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Trim: 2

2 trim gets you climate control, automatic lights and wipers and the smaller of the two colour touchscreen infotainment systems. It’s the one we’d go for.

Engine: 1.6 GDi ISG

This petrol engine is smooth, even when pushed hard, but feels gutless at low revs. It’s therefore not the best choice if you’re constantly driving a fully loaded car.

Key information

0-62 MPH10.9 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure


Urban: 36.2Motorway: 54.3
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?



EmissionsOfficial emissions rating



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