Kia Carens vs Skoda Kushaq

Should you buy Kia Carens or Skoda Kushaq? 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. Kia Carens price starts at Rs 10.20 Lakh ex-showroom for Premium (Petrol) and Skoda Kushaq price starts Rs 11.59 Lakh ex-showroom for 1.0 TSI Active (Petrol). Carens has 1497 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while Kushaq has 1498 cc (Petrol top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the Carens has a mileage of 21.3 kmpl (Petrol top model)> and the Kushaq has a mileage of 19.2 kmpl (Petrol top model).

Carens Vs Kushaq

Key HighlightsKia CarensSkoda Kushaq
Mileage (city)--
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
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Kia Carens vs Skoda Kushaq Comparison

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    Kia Carens
    Kia Carens
    Rs17.95 Lakh*
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    Skoda Kushaq
    Skoda Kushaq
    Rs19.69 Lakh*
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    rs17.95 Lakh*
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Basic Information
Brand Name
On Road Price
Offers & DiscountNoNo
User Rating
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Finance Available (EMI)
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Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
Smartstream G1.4 T-GDi
1.5 TSI Petrol
Displacement (cc)
No Of Cylinder
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
Valves Per Cylinder
Fuel Supply System
Turbo ChargerYesYes
Transmission Type
Gear Box
7-Speed DCT
7-Speed DSG
Drive Type
Clutch TypeNo
Dry Double Clutch
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Mileage (City)NoNo
Mileage (ARAI)
16.5 kmpl
17.7 kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity
45.0 (Litres)
50.0 (Litres)
Emission Norm Compliance
Top Speed (Kmph)
Drag CoefficientNoNo

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Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Front Suspension
McPherson Strut with coil spring
McPherson suspension with lower triangular links and stabiliser bar
Rear Suspension
Coupled Torsion Beam Axle with Coil Spring
Twist Beam Axle
Steering Type
Steering Column
Tilt & Telescopic
Tilt & Telescopic
Front Brake Type
Rear Brake Type
Top Speed (Kmph)
Braking (100-0kmph)
Emission Norm Compliance
Tyre Size
205/65 R16
Tyre Type
Tubeless, Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Alloy Wheel Size
0-100Kmph (Tested)
Quarter Mile (Tested)
18.05s @ 129.33kmph
City driveability (20-80kmph)
Braking (80-0 kmph)
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
Width (mm)
Height (mm)
Ground Clearance Laden (mm)
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
Wheel Base (mm)
Kerb Weight (kg)
Grossweight (kg)
Seating Capacity
Boot Space (Litres)
No. of Doors
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Automatic Climate ControlYesYes
Remote Trunk Opener
Remote Engine Start/StopYes
Low Fuel Warning LightYesYes
Accessory Power OutletYesYes
Trunk LightYes
Vanity MirrorYesYes
Rear Reading LampYesYes
Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
Adjustable HeadrestYesYes
Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYes
Cup Holders FrontYes
Cup Holders RearYesYes
Rear AC VentsYesYes
Seat Lumbar SupportYesYes
Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
Cruise ControlYesYes
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
Navigation SystemYes
Foldable Rear Seat
3rd Row 50:50 Split
60:40 Split
Smart Access Card EntryYesYes
Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
Glove Box Cooling
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
Voice ControlYes
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYesYes
USB Charger
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
Central Console Armrest
With Storage
With Storage
Rear CurtainYes
Additional 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-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
Climatronic - Auto A/C with Control touch panel & Air care function, Adjustable dual rear A/C vents, Electric sunroof with anti pinch technolodgy, 20.32cm Skoda Virtual cockpit with red Theme, Rear view camera - with static guidelines. 12V power socket in the front centre console, 2x USB-C socket in the front ( Data & charging), front sun visors with vanity mirror on co-driver side, sharkfin antenna, four foldable roof grab handles, 385 Litres of boot space with 2 fixed hooks and top tether points, Storage compartment in the front and rear doors, rear parcel shelf, Front Seat Back pockets (Driver&Co-Driver), Smartclip ticket Holder, Elastic Bands on both Front doors, Two USB-C Socket in Rear, Coat hook on rear roof handles, utility recess on the dashboard, reflective tape on all four doors, smart grip mat for one-hand bottle operation
One Touch Operating Power Window
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
Drive Modes
Air ConditionerYesYes
Adjustable SteeringYesYes
KeyLess EntryYesYes
Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYes
Leather SeatsYesYes
Fabric UpholsteryNoNo
Leather Steering WheelYes
Leather Wrap Gear Shift SelectorYes
Glove CompartmentYesYes
Digital ClockYesYes
Digital OdometerYesYes
Driving Experience Control EcoYes
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
Ventilated SeatsYesYes
Dual Tone DashboardYesYes
Additional 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
Dashboard with Dual-tone Interior Décor with Ruby Red Metallic Inserts, Premium Honeycomb Décor on Dashboard, Dual-tone Centre Console & Interior Front Door Handles with Ruby Red Metallic Inserts, Chrome ring on the gear shift knob, Black plastic handbrake with chrome handle button, Chrome insert under gear-shift knob, Chrome trim surround on side air conditioning vents & insert on steering wheel, Chrome trim on air conditioning duct sliders, Monte Carlo Inscribed Scuff Plates, Red Ambient Lighting - Dashboard, Monte Carlo Inscribed Ventilated Red & Black front Leather Seats, Monte Carlo Inscribed Red & Black Rear Leatherette Seats, Front & rear Door Armrest with red stitching, Front center armrest with Red Stitching, 2-Spoke Multi-function Steering with Red Stitching with Red Stitching and Chrome Scroller, Auto diing interior rear view mirror
Available ColorsIntense Red Glacier White PearlSparkling SilverMoss BrownClear WhiteAurora Black PearlImperial BlueGravity Gray+3 MoreCarens ColorsBrilliant SilverHoney OrangeCandy-White-With-Carbon-Steel-Painted-RoofTornado-Red-With-Carbon-Steel-Painted-RoofCarbon SteelTornado RedCandy White+2 MoreKushaq Colors
Body Type
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
Fog Lights FrontYesYes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYesYes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorNoNo
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYesYes
Rain Sensing WiperYesYes
Rear Window WiperYesYes
Rear Window WasherYes
Rear Window DefoggerYesYes
Wheel CoversNoNo
Alloy WheelsYesYes
Power AntennaNoNo
Rear SpoilerYesYes
Sun RoofYesYes
Moon RoofYes
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYes
Chrome GrilleYes
Chrome GarnishYes
Halogen HeadlampsNo
Cornering Foglamps
Roof RailYesYes
LED HeadlightsYesYes
LED TaillightsYesYes
LED Fog LampsYes
Additional 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,Dual Tone Crystal Cut Alloys
R17 Dual-tone VEGA Alloy Wheels, Dark Chrome Door Handles, Black Roof Rails with a load capacity of 50, Dual-tone Tailgate Spoiler, Monte Carlo Fender Garnish , ŠKODA Signature Grill with Glossy Black Surround, Rear Bumper Reflectors, Glossy Black Front & Rear Diffuser, Black side armoured cladding, Glossy Black ORVMs, Glossy Black Plastic Cover on B-Pillar & C-Pillar, Carbon Steel Painted Roof, Glossy Black Trunk Garnish, Sporty Red Front Brake Calipers, Rear LED Number Plate Illumination, Anti-glare outside rear view mirrors, Black Roof Rails with a load capacity of 50
Tyre Size
205/65 R16
Tyre Type
Tubeless, Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Wheel Size
Alloy Wheel Size
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Brake AssistYes
Central LockingYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYes
Child Safety LocksYesYes
Anti Theft Alarm
No Of Airbags
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYes
Side Airbag FrontYesYes
Day Night Rear View Mirror
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYes
Halogen HeadlampsNo
Rear Seat BeltsYesYes
Seat Belt WarningYesYes
Door Ajar Warning
Traction Control
Adjustable SeatsYesYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYes
Vehicle Stability Control SystemYes
Engine Immobilizer
Crash SensorYesYes
Engine Check WarningYesYes
Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
Electronic Stability ControlYesYes
Advance Safety Features
BAS (Brake force Assist System),DBC (Downhill Brake Control),High Mount Stop Lamp with Emergency Stop Signal included, Curtain Airbags
Hydraulic Diagonal Split Vaccum Assisted Braking System, MKB (Multi-collision Braking), EDS (Electronic Differential Lock System), XDS & XDS+ (Over 30km/h), TCS (Traction Control System), MSR (Motor Slip Regulation), BDW (Brake Disc Wiping), ROP (Roll Over Protection), Curtain Airbags, Three-point seat belts at the front, Three-point rear outer and centre seat belt, Start & Stop Recuperation, Emergency triangle in the luggage compartment, Dual-tone warning horn, Engine iobilizer with floating code system, Alu Pedals, Dead Pedal for foot rest, Door-open indicator, Remote control with foldable key
Follow Me Home HeadlampsYesYes
Rear CameraYesYes
Anti Pinch Power Windows
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
Isofix Child Seat MountsYesYes
Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsYes
Hill AssistYesYes
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYes
Entertainment & Communication
Speakers FrontYesYes
Speakers RearYesYes
Wireless Phone ChargingYesYes
USB And Auxiliary InputYes
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
Touch ScreenYesYes
Touch Screen Size
10.25 Inch
10 Inch
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Android AutoYesYes
Apple Car PlayYesYes
Number Of Speaker
Additional Features
26.03 cm (10.25”) HD Touchscreen Navigation with Next Generation Kia Connect,BOSE Premium Sound System with 8 Speakers,Bluetooth Hands Free
25.4 cm infotainment System with Skoda Play Apps & Red Theme, Wireless Smartlink - Apple Carplay & Android auto, Skoda Sound System with 6 High-Performance Speakers & Subwoofer, My Skoda Connect - Inbuilt Connectivity
Introduction DateNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNo
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Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

    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

    Skoda Kushaq

    • SUV-like ride quality
    • Impressive cabin design and build
    • Excellent infotainment and sound experience

    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

    Skoda Kushaq

    • Quality of materials in certain areas isn’t Skoda level
    • Lack of premium features
    • No diesel engine option
    • Narrow cabin, especially at the back

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Which car is cheaper between Kia Carens and Skoda Kushaq?

Kia Carens price starts at Rs 10.20 Lakh & Skoda Kushaq price starts at Rs 11.59 Lakh in New Delhi. Kia Carens is cheaper between these two cars.

Which car has good mileage Kia Carens and Skoda Kushaq?

The mileage of Carens is 16.5 kmpl in New Delhi & The mileage of Kushaq is 17.7 kmpl in New Delhi. Skoda Kushaq gives better mileage than Kia Carens.
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