The comparison between various models of the Kia Carens will help you make an informed decision before buying the MPV. This detailed video helps to make the differences apparent.
This Kia Carens model comparison video will put all your doubts to rest and guide you to make the right decision according to your needs. Oftentimes, people are torn between going for the mid-trim or the top-trim. In the automobile vernacular, it is frequently assumed that the second from top variant is the most value for money for any car. Does this hypothesis hold true in the case of Kia Carens too, let us find out?
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Kia Carens Model Comparison
The YouTuber takes a detailed walkaround video of the two models that are parked side by side. On the outside, the top-end Luxury Plus trim features LED headlamps, turn indicators that are integrated into the LED DRLs, fog lamps on the grille down below, chrome surrounding the grille, chrome around the bumper at the rear as well. The Prestige Plus trim features a silver accent at the front and rear bumpers which give a slightly different appearance compared to chrome. Another distinguishing factor is the chrome door handles on the top trim compared to body-coloured door handles in the mid-trim. Similarly, the side body cladding is a bit premium on the top trim compared to the mid-trim.
Interior & Features Comparison
There are quite significant differences inside the cabin too. The most noticeable is the size of the touchscreen infotainment system. Other bits include ventilated seats with perforated leather upholstery on the top-trim compared to fabric seats on the mid-trim. The gear level looks much more premium in the top-end trim with attractive inserts, wireless smartphone charging, sunroof, dashboard material, automatic IRVM, 8-speaker premium audio system, soft-touch materials on the door panels, a small display for air purifier on the back of the front seat, etc. These are all available if you choose the Luxury Plus variant.
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The price of the diesel manual Prestige Plus is Rs 13.49 lakh, ex-showroom, while the diesel manual Luxury Plus trim costs Rs 16.19 lakh, ex-showroom stretching the difference to Rs 2.70 lakh. If you are someone who wants an MPV with all the modern features and comfort equipment and don’t mind spending a bit more, then the top trim makes sense. However, if you are in the market for a value for money modern MPV that has all the basic amenities, the Prestige Plus is the ideal variant for you.