Kia Delivers 71 Specially Customised Carens MPV To The Punjab Police

  • Feb 15, 2024
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These purpose-built Carens feature both visual upgrades and additional tech to aid officials during emergencies

Kia Carens Built For Punjab Police

  • Kia delivers 71 purpose-built Carens to the Punjab Police

  • Features modifications such as high intensity strobe lights, and 'Dial 112 - Emergency Response Vehicle' decals on the exterior.

  • Powered by 115 PS 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine paired with 6-speed MT.

Back at the 2023 Auto Expo, Kia showcased its three-row SUV, the purpose-built Carens MPV, modified for emergency services in our country. Among them, one was tailored for the police force, and now the automaker has delivered 71 of these specially customised vehicles to the Punjab Police. Let's delve into the changes made over the regular Carens for this purpose.

Kia Carens Built For Emergency Services

Primary focus of these purpose-built Carens lies in the additional modifications they offer. It features high-intensity strobe lights that produce regular flashes and is switched on during an emergency. Additionally, they are equipped with personal assistance systems (PA system) and 'Dial 112 - Emergency Response Vehicle' decals on the exterior. 

The vehicles also come equipped with a 60 Ah battery to ensure the smooth functioning of the additional fitted equipment. It is powered by 115 PS 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine with 6-speed manual transmission.

Kia Carens Built For Emergency Services

Earlier, the purpose-built Carens displayed at the 2023 Auto Expo featured additional technology such as a messaging board on the roof, which could be particularly helpful during highway accidents. It also included a Citizens Band (CB) radio for communication purposes. But do note that these are purpose built vehicles and they can be customised as per the requirement. Check it out in the video below, where the Carens for police forces is presented alongside one specially built vehicle for medical emergency services.


As for the prices, the standard Carens start from Rs 10.44 lakh and go up to Rs 18.95 lakh (ex-showroom). It locks horns with the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga, Maruti Suzuki XL6 and Mahindra Marazzo, while being an affordable alternative to the Toyota Innova Hycross,Innova Crysta and Maruti Suzuki Invicto.

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