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Kia Carens vs Maruti Suzuki Ertiga

Kia Carens vs Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Summary

Kia Carens Price starts at Rs. 9.59 Lakh which is Rs. 1.24 Lakh costlier than base model of Maruti Suzuki Ertiga priced at Rs. 8.35 Lakh. The claimed mileage of Kia Carens (Diesel Model) is 21.3 kmpl where as claimed mileage of Maruti Suzuki Ertiga (Petrol Model) is 20.5 kmpl. In technical specifications, Kia Carens (Top Model) is powered by 1493 cc engine , while Maruti Suzuki Ertiga (Top Model) is powered by 1462 cc engine. The Comparison Kia Carens Premium vs Maruti Suzuki Ertiga LXI can be described on the basis of price and specifications.
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Basic Info Carens Luxury Plus Diesel ATErtiga ZXI Plus AT
Brand Name Kia Maruti Suzuki
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 17.69 Lakh View On Road Price Rs. 12.79 Lakh View On Road Price
Rating
4.5
(25 Ratings)
3.9
(11 Ratings)
Engine Displacement 1493 cc 1462 cc
Body Type SUV,MUVAll SUV Cars MUVAll SUV Cars
Fuel Type Diesel Petrol
Max Power 113.42bhp@4000rpm 101.65bhp@6000rpm
No Of Cylinders 4 4
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Gear Box 6-Speed 6-Speed
Drive Type 2WD 2WD
Colors
Carens Colors
Ertiga Colors
Mileage (ARAI) 18.4 Kmpl 20.3 Kmpl
Tyre Size 205/65 R16 185/65 R15
Steering Mounted Audio Control Yes Yes
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Airbags Driver, Passenger and Side Front Driver, Passenger and Side Front
Insurance Rs. 60,530 Carens Insurance Rs. 41,050 Ertiga Insurance

Engine Type
1.5 L CRDi VGT
K15C Smart Hybrid
Engine Displacement
1493 cc
1462 cc
Fuel Type
Diesel
Petrol
Max Power
113.42bhp@4000rpm
101.65bhp@6000rpm
Max Torque
250nm@1500-2750rpm
136.8nm@4400rpm
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
No Of Cylinders
4
4
Transmission
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
6-Speed
6-Speed
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Drive Type
2WD
2WD
Paddle Shift
Fuel Supply System
CRDi
...
Kerb Weight
...
1150-1205 Kg
Turbo Charger
...

20-80 kmph (kickdown)
6.67s
...
Braking (100-0 kmph)
40.02 Meters
...
Braking (80-0 kmph)
24.95 Meters
...
Mileage (ARAI)
18.4 Kmpl
20.3 Kmpl

Suspension Front
McPherson Strut with coil spring
Mac Pherson Strut & Coil Spring
Suspension Rear
Coupled Torsion Beam Axle with Coil Spring
Torsion Beam & Coil Spring
Brakes Front
disc
Disc
Brakes Rear
disc
Drum
Steering Type
Power
...
Minimum Turning Radius
...
5.2
Tyre Size
205/65 R16
185/65 R15
Alloy Wheel Size
R16
R15
Tyre Type
Tubeless, Radial
Tubeless, Radial

Dual Tone Dashboard
Ventilated Seats
...
Additional Interior Features
Leather Wrapped D-Cut Steering Wheel with Carens Logo,Distinct Black High Gloss Dashboard with Techno Print,Opulent Two Tone Triton Navy and Beige Interiors,Premium Head Lining,Inside Door Handle Hyper Silver Metallic Paint,Leatherette Wrapped Door Trims,Luggage Board,Cabin Surround 64 Color Ambient Mood Lighting,Premium Leatherette (Beige and Triton Navy) Seats,Rear Doors Spot Lamp with Kia Logo Projection,Front Armrest with Open Storage and Tray,Multi Drive Modes linked with Ambient Mood Lighting,31.7 cm (12.5”) Full Segment LCD Cluster with Advanced (10.6cm) 4.2" Color TFT MID
Sculpted Dashboard with Metallic Teak-Wooden Finish,Metallic Teak-Wooden Finish on Door trims(Front),Premium Dual Tone Interiors,2nd Row 60:40 Split Seats with one touch Recline & Slide,3rd Row 50:50 Split Seats with Recline Function,Flexible luggage Space with Flat Fold(3rd Row),Plush Dual tone Seat Fabric,Driver & Co-Driver Seat Back Pockets,Leather Wrap Steering wheel with Metallic Teak-Wooden Finish,Split Type Luggage Board,Driver Side Sunvisor with Ticket Holder,Passenger Side Sunvisor with Vanity Mirror,Dazzle Chrome Tipped Parking Brake Lever,Gear Shift knob with Dazzle Chrome Finish,MID with Coloured TFT,Fuel Consumption(Instantaneous and Avg),Distance to Empty
Fabric Upholstery
Leather Seats
...
Rear Seat Headrest
Seating Capacity
7
7
Doors
5
5
Fuel Capacity
45 Liters
45 Liters

Alloy Wheels
Additional Exterior Features
Digital Radiator Grille (with Chrome Décor),Body Colored Front Bumper,Kia Signature Tiger Nose Grill (with Chrome Surround Accents),Body Colored Rear Bumper,Rear Bumper Garnish (Chrome Garnish with Diamond Knurling Pattern),Rear Skid Plate (Black Premium Hi- Gloss),Wheel Arch and Side Moldings (black),Beltline (Chrome),Two Tone Side Door Garnish,Chrome Outside Door Handles,Integrated Rear Spoiler with Hi-Gloss Black Side Cover,Sky Light Sunroof,Crown Jewel LED Headlamps,Star Map LED DRLs with integrated turn signal,Ice Cube LED Fog Lamps,Star Map LED Taillamps,Body Colored Outside Rear View Mirror
3D Origami Style LED Tail Lamps,Dynamic Chrome Winged Front Grille,Floating Type Roof Design in Rear,Machined Two-Tone Alloy Wheels,New Back Door Garnish with Chrome Insert,Chrome Plated Door Handles,Body Coloured ORVMs
Outside Rear View Mirror
Turn indicators on ORVM
Trunk Light
...
Rear Spoiler
Antenna
Roof Rails
...
Length*Width*Height
4540*1800*1708 mm3
4395*1735*1690 mm3
Wheelbase
2780 mm
2740 mm

In Car Entertainment (Audio)
...
17.8 Cm Touchscreen SmartPlay Infotainment System, Tweeters 2, Apple Carplay, Android auto, FM/AM/Radio, Speakers Front and Rear, Integrated 2DIN Audio, Bluetooth Connectivity, USB and Auxiliary input, Touch Scree
Connectivity
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Addtional Comfort Features
1st Row Cup Holders (with Cooling Function),2nd row Can Holders (with Cooling Function),Easy Push Retractable Tray,Easy Push Retractable Cup Holder,Sunglass Holder,Sunvisor with Vanity Mirror (Passenger side),Sunvisor with Ticket Holder (Driver Side),Retractable Roof Assist Handles,Umbrella Holder,Rear Door Sunshade Curtains,3rd row Boarding Assist Handles (with Illumination),Lower Seat Back Pocket - Passenger,Lower Seat Back Pocket - Driver,Retractable SeatBack Table with Cup Holder and Gadget Mount,Sliding Type Under Seat Tray,2nd row 60:40 split seats with Sliding, Reclining and Tumble,2nd row SeatBack Folding Armrest with Cup Holders (7STR),2nd Row Seat One Touch Easy Electric Tumble,2nd row One Touch Easy Tumble,3rd row 50:50 Split Seats with Reclining and Full Flat Folding,Luggage Room Seat Back Hooks,2nd Row Adjustable Headrests,3rd Row Adjustable Headrests,Burglar Alarm,Auto Anti
2nd Row Roof Mounted AC with 3 Stage Speed Control,Air Cooled Twin Cup Holder(Console),Power Socket(12V) Front Row with Smartphone Storage Space,Power Socket(12V) 2nd Row,2nd Row Smart Phone Storage Space,Power Socket (12V) 3rd Row,Retractable ORVMs(Key Operated),Coin/Ticket Holder(Driver Side),Cabin Lamp(Fr. + Rr.),Foot Rest
USB Charger
Front & Rear
...
Central Control Armrest
With Storage
Available
Gear Shift Indicator
...
Rear Curtain
Available
...
Additional Entertainment Features
26.03 cm (10.25”) HD Touchscreen Navigation with Next Generation Kia Connect,BOSE Premium Sound System with 8 Speakers,Bluetooth Hands Free
17.78cm Smartplay Pro Touch Screen Infotainment System,2 Tweeters
Smart Entry
One Touch Operating Power Windows
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
Drive Modes
3
...
No of Speakers
8
4
AC
Rear AC Ducts
Heater
Power Steering
Steering Column
Tilt & Telescopic
...
Steering Mounted Audio Control
Cruise Control
Power Windows ( Front / Rear )
Front and Rear
Front and Rear
Adjustable Driver Seat
Heated Seat Front
Heated Seats Rear
Adjustable Front Passenger Seat
Lumbar Support
Folding Rear Seat
3rd Row 50:50 Split
3rd Row 50:50 Split
Rear Seat Center Armrest
...
Tachometer
Dual Trip Meter
Low Fuel Warning Lamp
Clock
Seat Belt Warning
Push Ignition
AM/FM Radio
USB Auxiliary Input
Touch-screen Display
GPS Navigation System
...
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
Automatic Head Lamps
Auto Rain Sensing Wipers
...
Follow me home headlamps
Adjustable Head Lights
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
Rear
Front Cupholders
Door Pockets
...
Front & Rear Door
12V Power Outlets
Bottle Holder
...
Front & Rear Door
Sun Roof
...
Moon Roof
...

Anti-Pinch Power Windows
Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts
Day/Night Rearview Mirror
3
Hill Assist
Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
...
Airbags
Driver, Passenger and Side Front
Driver, Passenger and Side Front
Seat Belts
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist (BA)
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
...
Engine Immobilizer
...
Central Locking
Child Safety Lock
Rear Wash Wiper
Rear Defogger

Pros and Cons

  • Positives
  • Negatives

Kia Carens

  • Distinctive looks
  • great presence
  • plenty of practical touches
  • comprehensive powertrain options and an attractive price point

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga

  • Looks better
  • four airbags in the top-end variant
  • 6-speed automatic with paddle shifters. CNG is available with more features
  • claimed efficiency gets a slight boost

Kia Carens

  • Misses out on some wow features
  • SUV lovers may find it's people mover looks a little hit or miss
  • could have done with larger rims.

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga

  • Not much change to the exterior. Power numbers have dropped slightly. Prices have jumped up.

Is Kia Carens Better Than Maruti Suzuki Ertiga?

53% users have chosen Kia Carens over Maruti Suzuki Ertiga in a survey being conducted on zigwheels.com.
Apart from this survey a total of 82 users have also rated Kia Carens and Maruti Suzuki Ertiga on some really important factors like Mileage , performance, comfort, safety etc. and have given their personal opinions about these cars.
Kia Carens has out rated Maruti Suzuki Ertiga on all the rating factors.

Before making your decision you should also consider the unbiased and thorough analysis of these cars on every aspect by our auto experts who have summarised the analysis in pros, cons and final conclusion..

Ratings Factor Ertiga Carens
Mileage 3.7 3.2
Performance 4.0 3.0
Comfort 4.6 4.1
Maintenance 3.4 2.6
Safety 4.4 3.7
Features 4.9 4.3
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Recently Asked User Questions

Q. Which one to choose diesel or petrol?
  • Selecting the right fuel type depends on your utility and the average running of the car. If you drive less than 50km in a day then we recommend you to go with a petrol car as they are easy to maintain, have a longer life span and they cost less initially than the diesel car. On the other hand, diesel cars are preferred if the average daily run is more than 50km which makes it a feasible purchase. Diesel cars are more fuel-efficient and provide more torque, therefore, are preferred for a person who drives more than 50km. Whereas, petrol engine has a low service cost, more life span, generally have a well-controlled NVH level and are cheaper in cost than the diesel engines. Moreover, we would suggest you to take a test drive before making the final decision. Follow the link and select your desired city for dealership details.
  • Petrol
Q. Which option is better in terms of comfort and mileage? Petrol AT or Petrol MT?
  • If you'll be driving more in heavy city traffic then we suggest you opt for Automatic Transmission which is easier to use and more comfortable for the driver, and mileage is better than MT variant, while Manual Transmission vehicles are less expensive more involved and are more fun to drive on highways. And we would suggest you take a test drive before making the final decision. Follow the link and select your desired city and brand for dealership details.
Q. What's the differnce between Carens and Alcazar?
  • Selecting the right car would depend on several factors such as your budget preference on the segment, features required, cabin space, engine options, brand preference, etc. Alcazar will feel homely if you’ve experienced the Creta’s cabin. The layout is easy to navigate and get familiar with as well. There isn’t a difference in quality, fit or finish, and it feels well-built and premium. On the other hand, The Kia Carens recently launched in the Indian market on 15 February. The surprising bit is that the Carens is larger than its cousin, the Hyundai Alcazar, in every dimension. The wheelbase is longer by 20mm, much of which has been added after the B-pillar as is made obvious by the long rear doors. This, along with a taller roofline, change the proportions subtly but surely, resulting in an MPV-like look. The 16” wheels, when compared to the 18” on the Alcazar, temper the stance too. Moreover, we would suggest you to take a test drive before making the final decision for a better understanding of performance and comfort. Follow the link and select your desired city for dealership details.
  • Carens is best
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Carens Vs Ertiga Comparison FAQs

Which car is best between Carens vs Ertiga?

Kia Carens has out rated Maruti Suzuki Ertiga on all the rating factors.

Which car is cheaper Carens vs Ertiga?

The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is cheaper than Kia Carens by Rs. 4.90 Lakh.

Which car has better mileage Carens vs Ertiga?

The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga delivers better mileage 20.3 Kmpl.

Which car offers better performance Carens vs Ertiga?

For the Luxury Plus Diesel AT version, 1493 cc Diesel engine of Carens produces 113.42bhp@4000rpm of power and 250nm@1500-2750rpm of torque. Whereas for the ZXI Plus AT version, 1462 cc Petrol engine of Ertiga produces 101.65bhp@6000rpm of power and 136.8nm@4400rpm of torque
As per the users experiences the Kia Carens has better performance.

User Reviews of Comparison

  • Kia Carens
  • I am eagerly waiting for kia carens to launch on 3rd feb 2022 as it seems to be a very impressive car.The price of this car is expected to be around 14.50 lakh which will be very good pricing considering the current indian market.The looks of this car is very futuristic and i hope the features with which it comes will also be very good.All the details will be reviled in the launch event.

    Hemant Kumar1 few weeks ago
  • Overall "awesome".Nothing else.Luxury plus gives ultimate comfort that no other car/suv provides in this segment.

    Shine K 6 days ago
  • Car is excellent in look, Comfort, Space and style, Overall this car is very good features in mid range sector

    Jagadeesh Cherukuri 3 weeks ago
  • Design from front is not that appealing and width of car is quite less around 1830 to 1840 was required.Features are very good on the car and comfort level is also very fine space in the third row is very nice and can fit a 6 feet person nicely and featues are also very cool and good.

    Husky Man 1 week ago
  • Value for money.Performance is good and very comfortable at 3rd row.Interior is super.Feel like very luxury.

    Pradeep Lv 6 days ago
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