Here is a detailed features comparison between Hyundai Alcazar and Kia Carens. The three-row SUV segment has seen some impressive products off-late. This segment has the potential to see exponential growth in the immediate future which is why many major players are making sure that they have a product here. This includes the likes of Hyundai Alcazar, Tata Safari, Mahindra XUV700 and MG Hector Plus. Kia has entered this segment with their fourth product in India, the Carens. It has made an official debut in the Indian market. Being the sibling of the Alcazar, we have come up with a detailed comparison of the features of the two SUVs.
Hyundai Alcazar vs Kia Carens – Features Comparison
The Alcazar is based on the Creta which is already a feature-rich SUV. It comes loaded with all the bells and whistles like a 10.25-inch fully digital instrument cluster. Second-row wireless charging pad, Bose premium sound system, BlueLink connected-car tech, 64-colour ambient lighting, a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment unit with latest connectivity options, auto air purifier, drive mode select, front-row seat-back table and a voice-enabled panoramic sunroof. On the other hand, the Toyota Innova Crysta features leather upholstery, a new Smart Playcast touchscreen infotainment unit with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, automatic climate control, cruise control, power-adjustable driver’s seat, keyless entry and go, power-adjustable driver’s seat and much more.
The newly introduced Kia Carens also boasts of a lengthy list of convenience and comfort features. This includes things like a 10.25-inch Infotainment Display seamlessly integrated with the Digital Instrument Cluster like we have seen on the Seltos as well, Connected Car Tech, BOSE Premium Sound System with 8 Speakers, 64-Colour Ambient Mood Lighting, Air Purifier, Ventilated Front Seats, SkyLight Sunroof, 2nd Row Seat “One Touch Easy Electric Tumble”, Hi-Secure Safety Standard Package – (6 Airbags, ESC+VSM+HAC+DBC+ABS+BAS, All-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard across all trims), Distinct Black High Gloss Dashboard, Paddle Shifters, among other things.
There are no mentions of which powertrains will come with the Carens. However, Kia has announced that there will be options of petrol and diesel along with a 7-speed DCT and 6-speed Automatic gearbox. The exact powertrains and prices will be announced on the launch which is expected to take place soon.