Kia Carens Vs XL6 Comparison : Prestige Vs Zeta | Carens Better?

Kia Carens Vs XL6 Comparison : Prestige Vs Zeta | Carens Better?

Kia Carens is an MPV that saw immense popularity amongst car aficionados. And now when the new updated XL6 was launched, we as car aficionados, think of it as a worthy rival to the Kia Carens. Here we have an all-new blog over Kia Carens vs XL6. We look at aspects such as price, dimensions, and specs. In the end, we answer the question – ‘Kia Carens vs new Maruti XL6 – Which Is Better?’ as an overview.

Kia Carens Vs XL6 : Prestige Vs Zeta Features

XL6 vs Carens

We will compare wise-priced variants in this comparison. First off is the Kia Carens Prestige Variant with the New Maruti XL6 Zeta Variant.

Prestige vs Zeta

XL6 Zeta variant carries the following features:

  • Dual Tone Alloy Wheels
  • LED DRLs + LED Taillights
  • All black interiors
  • Captain Seat Option
  • Auto AC
  • Cruise Control
  • 7” Touchscreen (Old unit carried on in lower variants) + Android Auto/Apple CarPlay
  • 6 Speakers (4 Speakers + 2 Tweeters)
  • 4 Airbags + ABS + EBD + ESP (w/ hill hold assist)
  • Instrument Cluster with MID with coloured TFT

The Kia Carens Prestige Variant gets the following features 

Kia Carens
  • 16” steel wheels
  • Halogen Headlamps
  • Black and beige interior (Fabric + Leatherette Combination)
  • Manual AC
  • 6 Airbags + ABS + BAS (Brake force Assist System) + ESC + HAC + VSM (Vehicle Stability Management) + DBC (Downhill Brake Control)
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring system
  • All Wheel Disc Brake
  • Rear View Camera
  • 8” Touchscreen + 6 Speakers with Apple CarPlay And Android Auto
  • Auto Headlamps 12.5” LCD Cluster with 4.2” TFT MID

By seeing this data, we can clearly infer that the Carens is better equipped, and is more bang of the buck. However, if one wants a 6 seater, then it becomes a deal breaker for them as Carens Prestige variant doesn’t have this option.

Which One Is Better? Which MPV to go for?

Will It Be A Game Changer?

The answer to this question completely lies in the hands of your needs. If you’re looking for more features, then opting for the Carens will be more suitable. If someone is looking for space, then Carens will be the winner. However this has a disadvantage too. Since the Carens is bigger than the XL6, manoeuvring it around will be a bit of a task as well.

However, for most buyers, the Carens will appeal well and tick most boxes. Whether its in terms of design language, or fresher appeal.

Also Read: Kia Carens MPV launched at 8.99 lakhs!

Kia Carens Vs XL6 Dimensions

Before we move on to other technical aspects of both MPVs, we listed out a table showing the dimensions of both these UVs.

Kia Carens Maruti XL6
Length 4,540 mm 4,445mm
Breadth/Width 1,800 mm 1,775 mm
Height 1,708 mm 1,755 mm
Ground Clearance 195 mm 185 mm
Boot Space 216 litres (With all seats up) 209 litres (With all seats up)
Wheelbase 2780 mm 2740 mm

Kia Carens Vs XL6 Price

The price of both the MPVs doesn’t vary a lot in the lower variants, while the higher variants have a stark difference.

So this was about it for the Kia Carens vs XL6 comparison. If you found this to be informative, make sure to check out other reads at the GoMechanicBlog!