Hyundai Verna vs Kia Carens

Should you buy Hyundai Verna 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. Hyundai Verna price starts at Rs 11 Lakh ex-showroom for EX (Petrol) and Kia Carens price starts Rs 10.45 Lakh ex-showroom for Premium (Petrol). Verna has 1497 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while Carens has 1497 cc (Petrol top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the Verna has a mileage of 20.6 kmpl (Petrol top model)> and the Carens has a mileage of 21 kmpl (Petrol top model).

Verna Vs Carens

Key HighlightsHyundai VernaKia Carens
On Road PriceRs.20,25,598*Rs.22,25,342*
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
Engine(cc)14821482
TransmissionAutomaticAutomatic
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Hyundai Verna vs Kia Carens Comparison

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        Hyundai Verna
        Hyundai Verna
        Rs17.42 Lakh*
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            Kia Carens
            Kia Carens
            Rs18.95 Lakh*
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          Basic Information
          On-Road Price in New Delhi
          Rs.20,25,598*
          Rs.22,25,342*
          Finance Available (EMI)
          Rs.39,004/month
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          Rs.43,259/month
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          Insurance
          User Rating
          4.6
          Based on 437 Reviews
          4.4
          Based on 355 Reviews
          Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)
          Rs.3,312
          Rs.3,367
          Brochure
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          Brochure not available
          Engine & Transmission
          Engine Type
          Engine type in car refers to the type of engine that powers the vehicle. There are many different types of car engines, but the most common are petrol (gasoline) and diesel engines
          1.5L Turbo GDi Petrol
          1.5L TGDI Smartstream
          Displacement (cc)
          The displacement of an engine is the total volume of all of the cylinders in the engine. Measured in cubic centimetres (cc)
          1482
          1482
          No. of Cylinders
          ICE engines have one or more cylinders. More cylinders typically mean more smoothness and more power, but it also means more moving parts and less fuel efficiency.
          Max Power (bhp@rpm)
          Power dictates the performance of an engine. It's measured in horsepower (bhp) or metric horsepower (PS). More is better.
          157.57bhp@5500rpm
          157.81bhp@5500rpm
          Max Torque (nm@rpm)
          The load-carrying ability of an engine, measured in Newton-metres (Nm) or pound-foot (lb-ft). More is better.
          253Nm@1500-3500rpm
          253Nm@1500-3500rpm
          Valves Per Cylinder
          Valves let air and fuel into the cylinders of a combustion engine. More valves typically make more power and are more efficient.
          4
          4
          Fuel Supply System
          Responsible for delivering fuel from the fuel tank into your internal combustion engine (ICE). More sophisticated systems give you better mileage.
          -
          GDi
          Turbo Charger
          A device that forces more air into an internal combustion engine. More air can burn more fuel and make more power. Turbochargers utilise exhaust gas energy to make more power.
          YesYes
          Transmission Type
          Automatic
          Automatic
          Gear Box
          7-Speed DCT
          7-Speed DCT
          Drive Type
          FWD
          Fuel & Performance
          Fuel Type
          Petrol
          Petrol
          Mileage ARAI (kmpl)
          20.6
          17.9
          Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
          45
          45
          Emission Norm Compliance
          BS VI 2.0
          BS VI 2.0
          Top Speed (kmph)
          210
          174
          Suspension, Steering & Brakes
          Front Suspension
          Mcpherson strut with coil spring
          Mcpherson strut with coil spring
          Rear Suspension
          Coupled Torsion Beam Axle
          Coupled Torsion Beam Axle with Coil Spring
          Shock Absorbers Type
          Gas Type
          -
          Steering Type
          Electric
          Electric
          Steering Column
          Tilt & Telescopic
          Tilt & Telescopic
          Front Brake Type
          Disc
          Disc
          Rear Brake Type
          Disc
          Disc
          Top Speed (Kmph)
          210
          174
          Tyre Size
          205/55 R16
          205/ 65 R16
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless
          Radial Tubeless
          Wheel Size (Inch)
          -
          No
          Alloy Wheel Size Front (Inch)
          16
          16
          Alloy Wheel Size Rear (Inch)
          16
          16
          Dimensions & Capacity
          Length (mm)
          The distance from a car's front tip to the farthest point in the back.
          4535
          4540
          Width (mm)
          The width of a car is the horizontal distance between the two outermost points of the car, typically measured at the widest point of the car, such as the wheel wells or the rearview mirrors
          1765
          1800
          Height (mm)
          The height of a car is the vertical distance between the ground and the highest point of the car. It can decide how much space a car has along with it's body type and is also critical in determining it's ability to fit in smaller garages or parking spaces
          1475
          1708
          Wheel Base (mm)
          Distance from the centre of the front wheel to the centre of the rear wheel. A longer wheelbase is better for stability and also allows more passenger space on the inside.
          2670
          2780
          Seating Capacity
          5
          6
          Boot Space (Litres)
          528
          210
          No. of Doors
          4
          5
          Comfort & Convenience
          Power Steering
          Mechanism that reduces the effort needed to operate the steering wheel. Offered in various types, including hydraulic and electric.
          YesYes
          Power Windows FrontYesYes
          Power Windows RearYesYes
          Automatic Climate ControlYesYes
          Air Quality Control
          Air filters, also known as air purifiers, purify the air of the cabin by absorbing any harmful or contaminated particles.
          YesYes
          Remote Engine Start/Stop
          Allows you to start//stop the car remotely, via the key fob or the carmaker's mobile app, without entering the car.
          -
          Yes
          Accessory Power Outlet
          12V power socket to power your appliances, like phones or tyre inflators.
          YesYes
          Trunk Light
          Lighting for the boot area. It usually turns on automatically when the boot is opened.
          YesYes
          Vanity Mirror
          A mirror, usually located behind the passenger sun shade, used to check one's appearance. More expensive cars will have these on the driver's side and some cars even have this feature for rear seat passengers too.
          Yes
          -
          Rear Reading LampYesYes
          Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
          Adjustable Headrest
          Unlike fixed headrests, these can be moved up or down to offer the ideal resting position for the occupant's head.
          YesYes
          Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
          A foldable armrest for the rear passengers, usually in the middle, which also comprises cup holders or other small storage spaces. When not in use, it can be folded back into the seat, so that an additional occupant can be seated.
          YesYes
          Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
          A type of seat belt on which the height can be adjusted, to help improve comfort.
          YesYes
          Cup Holders Front
          Storage spaces that are specifically designed to hold cups or beverage cans. Sometimes these can be cooled and heated too.
          YesYes
          Cup Holders RearYesYes
          Rear AC Vents
          Dedicated AC vents for the rear passengers, usually located between the front seats. Helps cool the rear compartment, while offering passengers the option to control the flow. Some rear AC vents allow for fan speed control.
          YesYes
          Heated Seats FrontYesNo
          Heated Seats Rear
          -
          No
          Active Noise Cancellation
          -
          No
          Multifunction Steering Wheel
          A steering wheel that has many buttons to control various functions of the infotainment system and key car functions like cruise control. This allows the driver to manage these functions without taking their hands off the steering wheel.
          YesYes
          Cruise ControlYesYes
          Parking Sensors
          Sensors on the vehicle's exterior that use either ultrasonic or electromagnetic waves bouncing off objects to alert the driver of obstacles while parking.
          Front & Rear
          Front & Rear
          Foldable Rear Seat
          Rear seats that can be folded down to create additional storage space.
          -
          2nd Row Captain Seats Tumble Fold
          Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
          Glove Box Cooling
          A function in the glove box that allows you to keep food items and beverages cool for long durations.
          Yes
          -
          Bottle Holder
          Front & Rear Door
          Front & Rear Door
          Voice CommandYesYes
          Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYesYes
          USB Charger
          Front & Rear
          Front & Rear
          Central Console Armrest
          An added convenince feature to rest one's hand on, while also offering features like cupholders or a small storage space.
          With Storage
          With Storage
          Hands-Free Tailgate
          A tailgate that, in most cases, can be opened automatically by swiping your foot under the rear bumper.
          -
          No
          Rear CurtainYes
          -
          Luggage Hook And NetYes
          -
          Battery SaverYes
          -
          Additional Features
          Drive mode select
          Power Windows (All Doors) with Switch Illumination, Sunglass Holder, Sunvisor with Vanity Mirror (Passenger side), Sunvisor with Ticket Holder (Driver Side), Retractable Roof Assist Handles, Umbrella Holder, 2nd Row Seat One Touch Easy Electric Tumble, 3rd row 50:50 Split Seats with Reclining and Full Flat Folding, 2nd row One Touch Easy Tumble, Luggage Room Seat Back Hooks, Rear AC 4 Stage Speed Control, 2nd & 3rd Row Cup & can Holders with Cooling Function, Solar Glass - UV Cut, Easy Push Retractable Tray & Cup Holder, 3rd row Boarding Assist Handles with Illumination, Walk-in Lever, Room Lamps (LED Type) - All Rows, Console Lamp (LED type) with Sunglass Case, Lower Seat Back Pocket - Driver & Passenger, Retractable SeatBack Table with Cup Holder and Gadget Mount, Sliding Type Under Seat Tray, Auto Anti-glare (ECM) Inside Rear View Mirror with Kia Connect Controls, Driving Rear View Monitor With Button, Smart Pure Air Purifier with Virus and Bacteria Protection
          Massage Seats
          A feature seen in higher-end cars designed to offer a massage to the occupant. Usually activated via the car's central infotainment screen.
          -
          No
          Memory Function Seats
          -
          No
          One Touch Operating Power Window
          Unlike standard power windows, this one allows you to roll up/down the window fully with a single press of the button.
          -
          All
          Autonomous Parking
          -
          No
          Drive Modes
          -
          3
          Glove Box Light
          -
          No
          Idle Start Stop SystemYesYes
          Rear Window Sunblind
          -
          Yes
          Rear Windscreen Sunblind
          -
          No
          Voice assisted sunroofYes
          -
          Drive Mode Types
          -
          Normal|Eco|Sports
          Air ConditionerYesYes
          HeaterYesYes
          Adjustable SteeringYesYes
          KeyLess EntryYesYes
          Ventilated SeatsYesYes
          Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
          Electric Adjustable Seats
          Front
          -
          Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
          Follow Me Home HeadlampsYesYes
          Interior
          Tachometer
          A tachometer shows how fast the engine is running, measured in revolutions per minute (RPM). In a manual car, it helps the driver know when to shift gears.
          YesYes
          Leather Steering WheelYesYes
          Leather Wrap Gear Shift SelectorYesYes
          Glove Compartment
          It refers to a storage compartment built into the dashboard of a vehicle on the passenger's side. It is used to store vehicle documents, and first aid kit among others.
          YesYes
          Additional Features
          Inside rear view mirror(ECM with telematics switches),Interior color theme (Sporty black interiors with red accents),Door trim and crashpad-soft touch finish,Front & rear door map pockets,Seat back pocket (Driver),Seat back pocket (Passenger),Metal finish (Inside door handles,Parking lever tip),Ambient light (dashboard & door trims),front map lamp,Metal pedals
          D-Cut Steering Wheel with Carens Logo, New Distinct Black High Gloss Dashboard with Spatial Print, Xclusive Two Tone Black and splendid Sage Green Interiors, Premium Head Lining, Inside Door Handle Hyper Silver Metallic Paint, Luggage Board, Leatherette Wrapped Door Trims, Cabin Surround 64 Color Ambient Mood Lighting, Seats (Premium Leatherette) - Splendid Sage Green with Orange Stiching, Rear Doors Spot Lamp with Kia Logo Projection
          Digital ClusterYesYes
          Digital Cluster Size (Inch)
          -
          10.25
          Upholstery
          Leatherette
          Leatherette
          Ambient Light Colour
          -
          64
          Exterior
          Available ColorsFiery Red Dual ToneFiery RedTyphoon SilverStarry NightAtlas WhiteTitan GreyTellurian BrownAbyss BlackAtlas White Dual Tone+4 MoreVerna ColorsGlacier White PearlSparkling SilverIntense RedAurora Black PearlImperial BlueGravity Gray+1 MoreCarens Colors
          Body Type
          Adjustable HeadlightsYes
          -
          Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
          Power-adjustable exterior rear view mirror is a type of outside rear view mirror that can be adjusted electrically by the driver using a switch or buttons.
          YesYes
          Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View Mirror
          Manually adjustable exterior rear view mirrors refer to stick-like controls inside the car that are used to adjust the angle of the exterior rear view mirrors.
          -
          No
          Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
          A vehicle's rear-view mirrors that can open and close at the touch of a button.
          YesYes
          Rain Sensing Wiper
          It refers to a water/moisture sensor that automatically starts the wiper when it rains or water is splashed onto the car's windshield. It is a feature that aids both convenience and safety.
          -
          Yes
          Rear Window Wiper
          It is a single wiper used to clear the rear windshield of dust and water. It can be used by itself or with a washer that sprays water.
          -
          Yes
          Rear Window Washer
          It is the sprayer/water dispenser located near the rear windshield that works with the rear wiper to clean the glass.
          -
          Yes
          Rear Window Defogger
          Rear window defoggers use heat to increase the temperature of the rear windshield to clear any fogging up of the glass caused by weather conditions.
          YesYes
          Wheel CoversNoNo
          Alloy Wheels
          Lightweight wheels made of metals such as aluminium. Available in multiple designs, they enhance the look of a vehicle.
          YesYes
          Rear Spoiler
          Increases downforce on the rear end of the vehicle. In most cars, however, they're used simply for looks.
          -
          Yes
          Sun Roof
          A glass panel on the roof of a vehicle, either just over the front seats or extending further backward towards the rear.
          YesYes
          Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
          An additional turn indicator located on the outside mirror of a vehicle that warns both oncoming and following traffic.
          YesYes
          Integrated AntennaYesYes
          Chrome Grille
          A shiny silver finish on the grille of a vehicle.
          -
          Yes
          Projector Headlamps
          Projector headlights are high-performance headlights that use a special lens to focus the headlight beam better, improving visibility.
          No
          -
          Halogen Headlamps
          -
          No
          Cornering Headlamps
          Cornering headlamps either refer to headlights that turn slightly with your steering input or a secondary light within the headlight cluster that switches on when your steering is turned. Like cornering fog lamps, this feature improves visibility while turning.
          Yes
          -
          Roof Rail
          Roof rails are parts attached to a car's roof that can either enhance a car's styling or be used to carry luggage carriers. Not all roof rails are designed to take loads and if they are, they have strict weight limits.
          -
          Yes
          LED DRLs
          LED daytime running lights (DRL) are not to be confused with headlights. The intended purpose is to help other road users see your vehicle better while adding to the car's style.
          YesYes
          LED Headlights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the main headlamp. LEDs provide a bright white beam, making night driving safer.
          YesYes
          LED Taillights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the taillamps.
          YesYes
          LED Fog Lamps
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the fog lamp. A fog lamp is placed low on the bumper to help illuminate the road and surrounding area, enhancing safety in foggy/rainy conditions.
          -
          Yes
          Additional Features
          Horizon LED positioning lamp,Parametric connected LED tail lamps,Black chrome parametric radiator grille,Window belt line satin chrome,Outside door mirrors(Body colored),Outside door handles (Satin chrome),Red front brake calipers,Intermittent variable front wiper
          Dual Tone Crystal Cut Alloys with Black gloss centre cap, Digital Radiator Grille with Chrome Decor, Body Colored Front & Rear Bumper, Wheel Arch and Side Moldings (black), Kia Signature Tiger Nose Grille with Black high glossy Surround Accents, Rear Bumper Garnish - Black high glossy with Diamond Knurling Pattern, Rear Skid Plate - ABP Color, Beltline - Chrome, Black high glossy Side Door Garnish, Body Colored Outisde Door Handles, Roof Rail Black Glossy, Integrated Rear Spoiler, Body Colored ORVMs
          Fog Lights
          -
          Front
          Antenna
          Shark Fin
          Shark Fin
          Convertible Top
          -
          No
          Sunroof
          Single Pane
          Panoramic
          Boot Opening
          Electronic
          Electronic
          Heated Outside Rear View Mirror
          -
          No
          Tyre Size
          205/55 R16
          205/ 65 R16
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless
          Radial Tubeless
          Wheel Size (Inch)
          -
          No
          Safety
          Anti Lock Braking System
          A safety system that prevents a car's wheels from locking up during hard braking to maintain steering control.
          YesYes
          Brake Assist
          -
          Yes
          Central LockingYesYes
          Child Safety Locks
          Safety locks located on the car's rear doors that, when engaged, allows the doors to be opened only from the outside. The idea is to stop the door from opening unintentionally.
          -
          Yes
          Anti Theft Alarm
          An alarm system that sounds when anyone tries to access the car forcibly or break into it.
          Yes
          -
          No. of Airbags
          6
          6
          Driver Airbag
          An inflatable air bag located within the steering wheel that automatically deploys during a collision, to protect the driver from physical injury
          YesYes
          Passenger AirbagYesYes
          Side Airbag FrontYesYes
          Side Airbag Rear
          -
          No
          Day Night Rear View Mirror
          A rearview mirror that can be adjusted to reduce glare from headlights behind the vehicle at night.
          YesYes
          Seat Belt Warning
          A warning buzzer that reminds passengers to buckle their seat belts.
          YesYes
          Door Ajar Warning
          A function that alerts the driver when any of the doors are open or not properly closed.
          YesYes
          Tyre Pressure Monitor
          This feature monitors the pressure inside each tyre, alerting the driver when one or more tyre loses pressure.
          YesYes
          Engine Immobilizer
          A security feature that prevents unauthorized access to the car's engine.
          YesYes
          Electronic Stability ControlYesYes
          Advance Safety Features
          Vehicle stability management (VSM),Electric parking brake (EPB),Emergency stop signal (ESS),Keyless entry(Smart key),Rear defogger with timer,3 Point seat belts (all seats),Dual horn,Driver rear view monitor (DRVM),Forward Collision -Avoidance Assist - Car (FCA-Car),Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist-Pedestrian (FCA-Ped),Forward Collision Avoidance Assist-Cycle (FCA-Cyl),Forward Collision - Avoidance Assist-Junction Turning (FCA-JT),Blind-spot Collision Warning (BCW),Safe Exit Warning (SEW),Smart Cruise Control With Stop & Go (SCC with S&G),Lane Following Assist (LFA)
          Vehicle Stability Management, High Mount Stop Lamp with Emergency Stop Signal, Auto Cruise Control with Speed Limiting Option
          Rear Camera
          A camera at the rear of the car to help with parking safely.
          With Guidedlines
          With Guidedlines
          Anti Pinch Power Windows
          Windows that stop closing if they sense an obstruction (usually the hands of occupants), preventing injuries.
          -
          All Windows
          Speed AlertYesYes
          Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
          Isofix Child Seat Mounts
          A secure attachment system to fix child seats directly on the chassis of the car.
          YesYes
          Pretensioners And Force Limiter Seatbelts
          These mechanisms tighten up the seatbelts, or reduces their force till a certain threshold, so as to hold the occupants in place during sudden acceleration or braking.
          Driver and Passenger
          Driver and Passenger
          Hill Descent Control
          -
          Yes
          Hill Assist
          A feature that helps prevent a car from rolling backward on a hill.
          YesYes
          Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYesYes
          Curtain AirbagYesYes
          Electronic Brakeforce DistributionYesYes
          ADAS
          Forward Collision WarningYes
          -
          Blind Spot Collision Avoidance AssistYes
          -
          Lane Departure WarningYes
          -
          Lane Keep AssistYes
          -
          Driver Attention WarningYes
          -
          Adaptive Cruise ControlYesYes
          Leading Vehicle Departure AlertYes
          -
          Adaptive High Beam AssistYes
          -
          Rear Cross Traffic AlertYes
          -
          Rear Cross Traffic Collision-Avoidance AssistYes
          -
          Advance Internet
          Navigation With Live Traffic
          -
          Yes
          E-Call & I-Call
          -
          No
          Entertainment & Communication
          RadioYesYes
          Speakers FrontYesYes
          Speakers RearYesYes
          Integrated 2DIN AudioYesYes
          Wireless Phone ChargingYesYes
          Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
          Touch ScreenYesYes
          Touch Screen size (Inch)
          10.25
          10.25
          Connectivity
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          Android AutoYesYes
          Apple Car PlayYesYes
          No. of Speakers
          8
          8
          Rear Entertainment System
          -
          Yes
          Additional Features
          Bose premium sound 8 speaker system
          26.04cm Full Digital Color Cluster, 10.25 Inch HD Touchscreen Navigation with Next Generation Kia Connect, Multiple Power Sockets with 5 C-Type Ports, BOSE Premium Sound System with 8 Speakers
          Usb Ports
          C- Type
          Yes
          Inbuilt Apps
          Bluelink
          -
          Tweeter
          2
          -
          Touch Screen Rear
          -
          Yes
          Rear Touch Screen Size
          -
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          Pros and Cons

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          • Cons

            Hyundai Verna

            • Attention to detail, specifically with the interior
            • Impressive features like eight-speaker Bose sound system, 64-colour ambient lights and powered driver seat
            • Effortless performance with the 160PS turbo-petrol engine
            • Large boot space

            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

            Hyundai Verna

            • Looks are polarising
            • Performance is quick, but not exciting

            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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          Which car is cheaper between Hyundai Verna and Kia Carens?

          Hyundai Verna price starts at Rs 11 Lakh & Kia Carens price starts at Rs 10.45 Lakh in New Delhi. Kia Carens is cheaper between these two cars.

          Which car has good mileage Hyundai Verna and Kia Carens?

          The mileage of Verna is 20.6 kmpl in New Delhi & The mileage of Carens is 17.9 kmpl in New Delhi. Hyundai Verna gives better mileage than Kia Carens.
          *Ex-showroom price in New Delhi
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