Kia Carens vs Volkswagen Taigun Comparison

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    Kia Carens
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    Rs17.50 Lakh*
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Kia Carens vs Volkswagen Taigun

Should you buy Kia Carens or Volkswagen Taigun? 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 9.60 Lakh ex-showroom for Premium (Petrol) and Volkswagen Taigun price starts Rs 11.40 Lakh ex-showroom for 1.0 TSI Comfortline (Petrol). Carens has 1497 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while Taigun 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 Taigun has a mileage of 19.2 kmpl (Petrol top model).

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Basic Information
Brand Name
On Road Price
Rs.20,09,174#
Rs.21,45,113*
Offers & DiscountNo
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User Rating
4.6
Based on 83 Reviews
4.5
Based on 113 Reviews
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.39,897
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Rs.40,819
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Insurance
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
Smartstream G1.4 T-GDi
1.5L TSI EVO with ACT
Displacement (cc)
1353
1498
No Of Cylinder
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
138.05bhp@6000rpm
147.51bhp@5000-6000rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
242nm@1500-3200rpm
250nm@1600-3500rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Fuel Supply System
GDi
TSI
Turbo ChargerYesYes
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
7-Speed DCT
7-Speed DSG
Drive TypeNo
Clutch TypeNoNo
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Petrol
Petrol
Mileage (City)No
13.64 kmpl
verified
Mileage (ARAI)
16.5 kmpl
17.88 kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity
45.0 (Litres)
50.0 (Litres)
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Top Speed (Kmph)
153.98
150.49
Drag CoefficientNoNo

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Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Front Suspension
McPherson Strut with coil spring
McPherson suspension and stabiliser bar
Rear Suspension
Coupled Torsion Beam Axle with Coil Spring
Twist beam axle
Steering Type
Power
Electric
Steering Column
Tilt & Telescopic
Tilt & Telescopic
Turning Radius (Metres)
-
5.05
Front Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Drum
Top Speed (Kmph)
153.98
150.49
Braking (100-0kmph)
40.02m
verified
38.80m
verified
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Tyre Size
205/65 R16
205/55 R17
Tyre Type
Tubeless, Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Alloy Wheel Size
R16
R17
0-100Kmph (Tested)
9.61s
verified
10.08s
verified
Quarter Mile (Tested)
18.05s @ 129.33kmph
verified
17.37s@ 134.75kmph
verified
City driveability (20-80kmph)
6.67s
verified
6.08s
verified
Braking (80-0 kmph)
24.95m
verified
24.35m
verified
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
4540
4221
Width (mm)
1800
1760
Height (mm)
1708
1612
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
-
188
Wheel Base (mm)
2780
2651
Front Tread (mm)
-
1531
Rear Tread (mm)
-
1516
Kerb Weight (kg)
-
1310
Grossweight (kg)
-
1700
Seating Capacity
7
5
Boot Space (Litres)
-
385
No. of Doors
5
5
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Automatic Climate ControlYesYes
Remote Engine Start/StopYes
-
Low Fuel Warning LightYesYes
Accessory Power OutletYesYes
Trunk LightYesYes
Vanity MirrorYesYes
Rear Reading LampYesYes
Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
Adjustable HeadrestYesYes
Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
-
Yes
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYes
-
Cup Holders FrontYesYes
Cup Holders RearYesYes
Rear AC VentsYesYes
Seat Lumbar SupportYesYes
Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
Cruise ControlYesYes
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
Rear
Navigation SystemYesYes
Real-Time Vehicle Tracking
-
Yes
Foldable Rear Seat
3rd Row 50:50 Split
60:40 Split
Smart Access Card EntryYesYes
Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
Glove Box Cooling
-
Yes
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
-
Luggage Hook And Net
-
Yes
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
Engine Idle Start/Stop, Multi-Function Steering with audio and call control, Adjustable dual rear AC Vents, Front seats back pocket (both sides), Smart storage - bottle holder with easy open mat , Height adjustable head restraints, Smart touch Climatronic AC, Auto diing IRVM, KESSY - Push button start stop
One Touch Operating Power Window
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
Drive Modes
3
-
Air ConditionerYesYes
HeaterYesYes
Adjustable SteeringYesYes
KeyLess EntryYesYes
Interior
TachometerYesYes
Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYes
Leather SeatsYes
-
Fabric UpholsteryNoYes
Leather Steering WheelYesYes
Leather Wrap Gear Shift SelectorYes
-
Glove CompartmentYesYes
Digital ClockYesYes
Digital OdometerYesYes
Driving Experience Control EcoYes
-
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
Ventilated SeatsYes
-
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
GT branding on front grill, GT branding at rear, Chrome plaquette on the front fender with GT branding,Seat upholstery GT - partial leatherette with Wild Cherry Red stitching,Center armrest in Leatherette, front, Laser red ambient lighting, GT welcome message on infotainment, Alu pedals, Red painted brake calliper in front, Dual tone exterior with roof painted in Carbon Steel Grey, Premium dual tone interior, High quality scratch-resistant dashboard, Amur Grey or Dark Red Glossy and Carbon Pattern décor inserts, Chrome accent on air vents slider, Chrome accent on air vents frame, Leatherette + Fabric seat upholstery, Driver side foot rest, Driver side sunvisor with ticket holder, Passenger side sunvisor with vanity mirror, Foldable roof grab handles, front, Foldable roof grab handles with hooks, rear, Ambient light pack: LEDs for door panel switches, front and rear reading lamps, Luggage compartment: Light and utility hooks, Rear parcel tray, 20.32 cm Digital cockpit (instrument cluster), 12V Plug front, Front 2x USB-C sockets (data+charging), Rear 2x USB-C socket module (charging only), Time fence, Driving behaviour, SOS emergency call, Safety aletrs, Trip ananlysis, Documents due date reminder
Exterior
Photo Comparison
Rear Right Side
Available ColorsIntense Red Glacier White PearlSparkling SilverMoss BrownClear WhiteAurora Black PearlImperial BlueGravity Gray+3 MoreCarens ColorsCurcuma YellowCarbon Steel GreyReflex SilverCandy WhiteWild Cherry RedTaigun 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 WasherYesYes
Rear Window DefoggerYesYes
Wheel CoversNoNo
Alloy WheelsYesYes
Power AntennaNo
-
Rear SpoilerYesYes
Sun RoofYesYes
Moon RoofYesYes
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYes
Chrome GrilleYesYes
Chrome GarnishYesYes
Dual Tone Body Colour
-
Yes
Halogen HeadlampsNoNo
Cornering Foglamps
-
Yes
Roof RailYesYes
Lighting
-
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Tail lamps,Cornering Fog lights
LED DRLsYesYes
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
3D Chrome step grille, Chrome applique on door handles, Chrome garnish on window bottom line, Dual tone exterior with Carbon Steel roof, Signature Trapezoidal chrome wing, front, Chrome strip on grille - upper, Chrome strip on grille - lower, Front diffuser Silver painted, Muscular elevated bonnet with chiseled lines, Sharp dual shoulder lines, Functional roof rails, Silver, Side cladding, grained, Body coloured door mirrors housing with LED indicators, Body coloured door handles, Rear diffuser Silver painted, Signature Trapezoidal chrome wing, rearf
Tyre Size
205/65 R16
205/55 R17
Tyre Type
Tubeless, Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Wheel Size
-
-
Alloy Wheel Size
R16
R17
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Brake AssistYesYes
Central LockingYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYes
Child Safety LocksYesYes
No Of Airbags
6
6
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYes
Side Airbag FrontYesYes
Day Night Rear View Mirror
Auto
Auto
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYes
Halogen HeadlampsNoNo
Rear Seat BeltsYesYes
Seat Belt WarningYesYes
Side Impact Beams
-
Yes
Front Impact Beams
-
Yes
Adjustable SeatsYesYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorYes
-
Vehicle Stability Control SystemYes
-
Engine Immobilizer
-
Yes
Crash SensorYesYes
Engine Check WarningYesYes
Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
EBDYesYes
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
Active Cylinder Technology, Engine idle Start/Stop, Curtain Airbag, Multi-collison brakes (MCB), Anti-slip regulation (ASR), Brake disc wiping, Electronic differential lock system, All seats with 3-point seat belts, Seat belt reminder (Driver and Co-dr), 5 headrest (for all passengers), Engine iobiliser with floating code system, Speed alert system, Parking sensors, rear, Reversing camera with static guidelines, ISOFIX child seat anchorage, rear 2x, Rain and Light sensor, Tire Pressure Deflation Warning , Auto-diing interior rearview mirror, Auto coming / leaving home lights
Follow Me Home HeadlampsYesYes
Rear CameraYesYes
Anti Pinch Power Windows
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
Speed Alert
-
Yes
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYes
-
Isofix Child Seat MountsYesYes
Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsYes
-
Sos Emergency Assistance
-
Yes
Geo Fence Alert
-
Yes
Hill AssistYesYes
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYes
-
Entertainment & Communication
RadioYesYes
Speakers FrontYes
-
Speakers RearYesYes
Integrated2DINAudioYesYes
Wireless Phone ChargingYesYes
USB And Auxiliary InputYesYes
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
Touch ScreenYesYes
Touch Screen Size
10.25 Inch
10.09 Inch
Connectivity
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Android AutoYesYes
Apple Car PlayYesYes
Number Of Speaker
8
6
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
Valet mode,ygicTM navigation, offline, GaanaTM, Booking.comTM, AudiobooksTM
Warranty
Introduction DateNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNo
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Pros and Cons

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    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

    Volkswagen Taigun

    • Classy Volkswagen family SUV look
    • Punchy and refined 1.5-litre TSi engine
    • Impressive infotainment experience
    • Fun to drive
    • Automatic transmission with both engine options.

    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

    Volkswagen Taigun

    • Sitting three people at the back is a squeeze
    • Fit and finish levels are not as good as the Vento
    • GT Line gets less features as compared to the Highline
    • No diesel engine option

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