BMW 6 Series vs Kia Carens Comparison

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    BMW 6 Series
    BMW 6 Series
    GT 630d M Sport
    Rs79.90 Lakh*
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    Kia Carens
    Kia Carens
    Luxury Plus Diesel AT
    Rs17.70 Lakh*
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BMW 6 Series vs Kia Carens

Should you buy BMW 6 Series or Kia Carens? Find out which car is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs. BMW 6 Series price starts at Rs 69.90 Lakh ex-showroom for GT 630i M Sport (Petrol) and Kia Carens price starts Rs 9.60 Lakh ex-showroom for Premium (Petrol). 6 Series has 2993 cc (Diesel top model) engine, while Carens has 1497 cc (Petrol top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the 6 Series has a mileage of 18.65 kmpl (Diesel top model)> and the Carens has a mileage of 21.3 kmpl (Diesel top model).

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Basic Information
Brand Name
On Road Price
Rs.84,47,876#
Rs.20,76,167#
Offers & DiscountNoNo
User Rating
4.7
Based on 13 Reviews
4.6
Based on 58 Reviews
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.1,60,791
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Rs.41,340
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Insurance
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder engine
1.5 L CRDi VGT
Displacement (cc)
2993
1493
No Of Cylinder
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
261.4bhp@4000rpm
113.42bhp@4000rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
620Nm@2000-2500rpm
250nm@1500-2750rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Valve Configuration
DOHC
-
Fuel Supply System
CRDI
CRDi
Bore X Stroke (mm)
90.0X84.0
-
Turbo Charger
Twin
Yes
Super ChargerNo
-
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
8 Speed
6-Speed
Drive TypeNo
Clutch TypeNoNo
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Mileage (City)NoNo
Mileage (ARAI)
17.09 kmpl
18.4 kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity
66.0 (Litres)
45.0 (Litres)
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Top Speed (Kmph)NoNo
Drag CoefficientNoNo

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Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Front Suspension
Air Suspension
McPherson Strut with coil spring
Rear Suspension
Air Suspension
Coupled Torsion Beam Axle with Coil Spring
Steering Type
Power
Power
Steering Column
Tilt
Tilt & Telescopic
Steering Gear Type
Rack & Pinion
-
Front Brake Type
Disc
disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
disc
0-100kmph (Seconds)
6.1
-
Braking (100-0kmph)
-
40.02m
verified
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Tyre Size
245/45 R19, 275/40 R19
205/65 R16
Tyre Type
Runflat Tyres
Tubeless, Radial
Alloy Wheel Size
19
R16
0-100Kmph (Tested)
-
9.61
verified
Quarter Mile (Tested)
-
18.05s @ 129.33kmph
verified
City driveability (20-80kmph)
-
6.67s
verified
Braking (80-0 kmph)
-
24.95m
verified
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
5091
4540
Width (mm)
2158
1800
Height (mm)
1538
1708
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
124
-
Wheel Base (mm)
3070
2780
Front Tread (mm)
1615
-
Kerb Weight (kg)
1885
-
Rear Headroom (mm)
978
verified
-
Front Headroom (mm)
1053
verified
-
Rear Shoulder Room (mm)
1516
verified
-
Seating Capacity
4
7
No. of Doors
4
5
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Power BootYes
-
Automatic Climate Control
4 Zone
Yes
Air Quality ControlYes
-
Remote Trunk OpenerYes
-
Remote Fuel Lid OpenerYes
-
Remote Engine Start/Stop
-
Yes
Low Fuel Warning LightYesYes
Accessory Power OutletYesYes
Trunk LightYesYes
Vanity MirrorYesYes
Rear Reading LampYesYes
Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
Adjustable Headrest
-
Yes
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYes
-
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYesYes
Cup Holders FrontYesYes
Cup Holders RearYesYes
Rear AC VentsYesYes
Heated Seats FrontNo
-
Heated Seats RearNo
-
Seat Lumbar SupportYesYes
Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
Cruise ControlYesYes
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
Navigation SystemYesYes
Foldable Rear Seat
40:20:40 Split
3rd Row 50:50 Split
Smart Access Card EntryNoYes
Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
Glove Box CoolingYes
-
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
-
Voice ControlYesYes
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYesYes
USB Charger
Front
Front & Rear
Steering Mounted TripmeterNo
-
Central Console Armrest
With Storage
With Storage
Tailgate AjarYes
-
Hands-Free TailgateYes
-
Gear Shift IndicatorYes
-
Rear CurtainYesYes
Luggage Hook And NetYes
-
Battery SaverNo
-
Lane Change IndicatorYes
-
Additional Features
Brake Energy Regeneration, Automatic Start/Stop function, Remote control parking, Parking Assistant, Park Distance Control (PDC) front and rear, Roller sunblinds for rear side windows, electrically operated, Floor mats in velour, Rear seats headrests with comfort cushions in Alcantara, Electrically Reclining Rear Seats with added comfort, BMW Display Key, Servotronic steering assist, Launch Control, Cruise control with braking function,
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-glare (ECM) Inside Rear View Mirror with Kia Connect Controls,Rear View Camera with Dynamic Guidelines,Driving Rear View Monitor with button,Roof Flushed 2nd & 3rd Row Diffused AC Vents,Rear AC 4 Stage Speed Control,Console Lamp (LED type) with Sunglass Case,Room Lamps (LED Type) - All Rows,USB A type Media Port,Multiple Power Sockets with 5 C-Type USB Ports,Smartphone Wireless Charger with Cooling Function,Smart Pure Air Purifier with Virus and Bacteria Protection,Auto Cruise Control with Speed Limiting Option
Massage Seats
Front
-
Memory Function Seats
Front
-
One Touch Operating Power Window
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
Autonomous Parking
Semi
-
Drive Modes
6
3
Air ConditionerYesYes
HeaterYesYes
Adjustable SteeringYesYes
KeyLess EntryYesYes
Interior
TachometerYesYes
Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYes
Leather SeatsYesYes
Fabric UpholsteryNoNo
Leather Steering WheelYesYes
Leather Wrap Gear Shift Selector
-
Yes
Glove CompartmentYesYes
Digital ClockYesYes
Outside Temperature DisplayYes
-
Cigarette LighterYes
-
Digital OdometerYesYes
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front & Rear
-
Driving Experience Control EcoYesYes
Folding Table In The RearNo
-
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
Ventilated SeatsNoYes
Dual Tone DashboardYesYes
Additional Features
Black/ Dark Coffee, Leather ‘Dakota’ Cognac exclusive stitching/piping in contrast
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
Exterior
Photo Comparison
Rear Right Side
Available ColorsCarbon BlackIndividual Tanzanite BlueMineral WhitePiemont RedBernina Grey Brilliant Effect6 Series ColorsIntense Red Glacier White PearlSparkling SilverMoss BrownClear WhiteAurora Black PearlImperial BlueGravity Gray+3 MoreCarens Colors
Body Type
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
Fog Lights FrontYesYes
Fog Lights RearYes
-
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYesYes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorNoNo
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYesYes
Rain Sensing WiperYesYes
Rear Window WiperNoYes
Rear Window WasherNoYes
Rear Window DefoggerYesYes
Wheel CoversNoNo
Alloy WheelsYesYes
Power AntennaNoNo
Tinted GlassNo
-
Rear SpoilerYesYes
Removable Or Convertible TopNo
-
Roof CarrierNo
-
Sun RoofYesYes
Moon RoofYesYes
Side StepperNo
-
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYes
Chrome GrilleNoYes
Chrome GarnishNoYes
Smoke HeadlampsNo
-
Halogen HeadlampsNoNo
Roof RailNoYes
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Rain Sensing Driving Lights,Laser Lights,LED Tail lamps,LED Fog Lights,Cornering Fog lights
-
Trunk Opener
Smart
-
Heated Wing MirrorYes
-
LED DRLsYesYes
LED HeadlightsYesYes
LED TaillightsYesYes
LED Fog LampsYesYes
Additional Features
Exterior mirrors electrically foldable with automatic, anti-dazzle function on driver side, mirror heating, memory, integrated turn indicators and automatic parking function for passenger-side exterior mirror, Active rear spoiler, Active Air Stream Kidney Grill, Soft-Close function for side doors, Heat protection glazing, Frameless doors, integrated turn indicators and automatic parking function for passenger-side exterior mirror, BMW Laserlight with LED low-beam headlights, LED high-beam headlights with laser module with up to 650m range, 4 LED daytime running light rings, LED direction indicator and LED cornering light including Auto High Beam Assistance. Includes adaptive headlights function, blue laser design element and exclusive BMW Laserlight signature, BMW Kidney Grille with vertical slats in Black High-Gloss, Car key with exclusive M logo - M door sill finishers, illuminated, M Aerodynamics package with front apron, side skirts and rear apron with diffuser insert in Dark Shadow metallic, ‘M’ designation on the side panels in chrome, M Sport brake with brake callipers in Dark Blue metallic and M logo, Mirror base, B-pillar finisher and window guide rail in black High-Gloss, Trapezoidal tailpipe finishers in chrome, Window recess cover and finisher for window frame in Black High-Gloss,
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
Tyre Size
245/45 R19, 275/40 R19
205/65 R16
Tyre Type
Runflat Tyres
Tubeless, Radial
Wheel Size
-
-
Alloy Wheel Size
19
R16
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Brake AssistYesYes
Central LockingYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYes
Child Safety LocksYesYes
Anti Theft AlarmYes
-
No Of Airbags
6
6
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYes
Side Airbag FrontYesYes
Day Night Rear View MirrorYes
Auto
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYes
Xenon HeadlampsNo
-
Halogen HeadlampsNoNo
Rear Seat BeltsYesYes
Seat Belt WarningYesYes
Door Ajar WarningYes
-
Side Impact BeamsYes
-
Front Impact BeamsYes
-
Traction ControlYes
-
Adjustable SeatsYesYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYes
Vehicle Stability Control SystemYesYes
Engine ImmobilizerYes
-
Crash SensorYesYes
Centrally Mounted Fuel TankYes
-
Engine Check WarningYesYes
Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
Clutch LockNo
-
EBDYesYes
Electronic Stability ControlYesYes
Advance Safety Features
Three-point seat belts at all seats, including pyrotechnic belt tensioners at front and belt force limiters at front and outer rear seats, Rear doors with mechanical childproof lock, Electric Parking brake with auto hold function, Cornering Brake Control, Attentiveness Assistant, Airbag, passenger side, deactivatable via key, Active front seat headrests, Surround view cameras with 360 degree view including top view, panorama view and 3D view , Parking Assistant ,Remote Control Parking ,Brake Energy Regeneration ,Active Park Distance Control Rear,Head Airbags Front and Rear ,Airbag, passenger side, Deactivatable Via key ,Dynamic Braking Lights ,Attentiveness Assistant ,BMW Condition Based Service ,Cornering Brake Control, Dynamic Stability Control ,Electric Parking Brake with Auto Hold Function ,Emergency Spare Wheel ,Runflat Tyres with Reinforced side walls ,Warning Triangle with First Aid kit ,,Panorama View and 3D View, Active Front Seat Headrests
BAS (Brake force Assist System),DBC (Downhill Brake Control),High Mount Stop Lamp with Emergency Stop Signal included, Curtain Airbags
Follow Me Home HeadlampsNoYes
Rear CameraYesYes
Anti Theft DeviceYes
-
Anti Pinch Power Windows
-
Driver's Window
Speed AlertYes
-
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
Knee AirbagsNo
-
Isofix Child Seat MountsYesYes
Heads Up DisplayYes
-
Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsYesYes
Blind Spot MonitorYes
-
Hill Descent ControlNo
-
Hill AssistNoYes
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYesYes
360 View CameraYes
-
Entertainment & Communication
Cd PlayerYes
-
Cd ChangerNo
-
Dvd PlayerYes
-
RadioYesYes
Audio System Remote ControlYes
-
Mirror LinkYes
-
Speakers FrontYesYes
Speakers RearYesYes
Integrated2DINAudioYesYes
Wireless Phone ChargingYesYes
USB And Auxiliary InputYesYes
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
CompassYes
-
Touch ScreenYesYes
Touch Screen Size
12.3
10.25 Inch
Connectivity
Apple CarPlay,HDMI Input
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Android AutoYesYes
Apple Car PlayYesYes
Internal StorageYes
-
Number Of Speaker
16
8
Rear Entertainment SystemYes
-
Additional Features
2 x USB connections in centre console, Rear-Seat Entertainment Professional [Two tiltable 10.2” screens in HD resolution with a BluRay drive, Operated by touch on display, Connectivity for MP3 players, game consoles, USB devices and headphones possible, Two USB sockets type C with data capabilities, Compatibility with BluRay and HDMI, Access to the vehicle’s entertainment functions (e.g. radio and DVD player), navigation system], BMW Live Cockpit Professional (High-resolution 12.3” Control Display, BMW Operating System 7.0 with variable configurable widgets, Navigation function with 3D maps, Voice Control, BMW Virtual Assistant), iDrive Touch with handwriting recognition, Harman Kardon Surround Sound system (464 W, ), Bluetooth with audio streaming, hands-free and USB connectivity, BMW Gesture Control,Wireless Apple CarPlay/Android Auto,
26.03 cm (10.25”) HD Touchscreen Navigation with Next Generation Kia Connect,BOSE Premium Sound System with 8 Speakers,Bluetooth Hands Free
Warranty
Introduction DateNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNo
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Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

    BMW 6 Series

    • Creamy ride quality
    • Effortless performance
    • Spacious cabin
    • Comfy rear seat experience

    Kia Carens

    • Looks unique, in a good way.
    • Good presence with generous exterior dimensions
    • Lots of practical elements integrated into the cabin
    • Available in 6- and 7-seater configurations
    • Turbo-petrol and diesel engine options
    • Automatic transmission option with both engines

    BMW 6 Series

    • Not the most fun to drive BMW
    • Spare tyre takes up boot space

    Kia Carens

    • Missing some premium features
    • Looks more like an MPV, than an SUV
    • 16-inch wheels look small on the overall large side profile

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