All-new 2013 Kia Carens revealed at BGC

Columbian Autocar Corporation, headed by their President Ms. Ginia Domingo, lauched the all-new 2013 Kia Carens Philippine reveal in an exclusive event held in Taguig, Bonifacio High Street Central.

Kia Carens is a compact designed and engineered MPC with sleek aerodynamics and cab-forward design. As such it blends contemporary and distinctive exterior styling with a fresh and trendy interior. The top of the line all-new Kia Carens 1.7L EX A/T variant that comes with seven-seater capacity plus amenities that would delight even the pickiest of passengers.

This third-generation MPV is fitted with a 1.7L diesel powertrain, mated with a 6-speed manual transmission for the LX variant and a 6-speed automatic transmission for the LX and EX variants.

Other superb specifications as follows--- Engine: U2 1.7L Inline 4-Cylinders, DOHC, 16v, Swirl Control Valve (SCV), CRDi with VGT Intercooler Turbo, Timing Chain, Euro 3 Compliant Displacement: 1685cc

Horse Power: 134.14 HP
Torque: 331 Nm (LX) / 320 Nm (EX)
Suspension (Front/Rear): MacPherson Struts with Coil Springs & Stabilizers / Coupled Torsion Beam Axle Transmission: 6-Speed Transmission
Tire Size: 205/55 R16 (LX) / 225/45 R17 (EX)
Brakes (Front/Rear): Ventilated Disc / Disc

Safety Features: ABS, ESP, Airbags, Keyless Entry with Alarm, Impact Sensing Door Locks, Front & Rear Parking Assist (for EX), High Mount Stop Light, Immobilizer, Child Anchor ISOFIX

Other features: Cornering Lamps, Roof Rail (EX), Panoramic Sunroof (EX), Rear Spoiler, Paddle Shifts (EX), Glovebox cooling (EX) The top of the line all-new Kia Carens 1.7 EX AT is priced at PHP 1,480,000, and is available in Clear White, Galaxy Brown and Ebony Black.

The Kia Carens 1.7 LX M/T and Kia Carens 1.7 LX A/T MPV units are available in Clear White, Bright Silver, Camden Beige and Galaxy Brown. Kia Carens 1.7 EX A/T comes in Clear White, Galaxy Brown, and Ebony Black.

Kia Carens 1.7 LX M/T : PhP 1,140,000
Kia Carens 1.7 LX A/T : PhP 1,230,000
Kia Carens 1.7 EX A/T : PhP 1,480,000

Guests were able to test drive the new Kia Carens unit. Family-oriented activities such as kiddie football clinic was conducted much to the delight of the onlookers as well.