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Kia Carens bookings cross 50,000 mark. Luxurious, Luxurious Plus trims in excessive demand


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Kia India says that 60% of the bookings for the brand new Carens have been recorded from Tier 1 and Tier 2 cities within the nation.

By HT Auto Desk
Up to date on:
10 Mar 2022, 05:09 PM

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A comparatively excessive floor clearance and sporty alloy design add to the youthful visible enchantment of the Kia Carens.

Kia India on Thursday introduced that its newly launched Carens has crossed 50,000 bookings just below two months since its reserving opened on January 14, 2022. The corporate says that its new automobile has ‘struck the best chord’ with the Indian clients. Additionally, 60% of the bookings for the brand new Carens have been recorded from Tier 1 and Tier 2 cities within the nation.

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The carmaker additional added that Carens’ Luxurious and Luxurious Plus variants have been a preferred alternative with 45% reserving contribution.

Commenting on this milestone, Myung-Sik Sohn, Chief Gross sales Officer, Kia India stated, “This response for the Carens has created a by no means earlier than pleasure in household mover section and it matches the thrill that our different SUVs have generated, and it is extremely encouraging.”

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Kia India knowledgeable that the demand for the automobile’s petrol and diesel variants stay balanced, with round 50% of the purchasers preferring the diesel variants. Then again, the automated variant solely managed to draw 30% of the purchasers whereas the remaining went for handbook trims of Carens.

In February, Kia India had bought 5,300 items of the Carens in simply 13 days of its launch. “The Indian automotive business goes via a tricky section as we face an acute scarcity of semiconductors, hampering our manufacturing and therefore the availability to the market. Nonetheless, we hope that the scarcity of chips will begin enhancing from Q2 onwards. To curb the lengthy supply interval on our vehicles, now we have began the third shift at our Anantapur manufacturing facility beginning March 2022. We’re proud that our clients’ belief stays undeterred in these difficult instances, serving to us carve a distinct segment within the Indian automotive market. We guarantee our patrons that we’re working across the clock with our suppliers and companions to scale back the ready interval for the Carens and different fashions,” Sohn added.

First Revealed Date: 10 Mar 2022, 05:01 PM IST

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