In this Kia Carens vs Volkswagen Taigun comparison, we’ll look at the variant-wise prices, engine specs and dimensions to help you decide which car you should buy.
Kia Carens Vs Volkswagen Taigun Price Comparison
Let’s first look at the prices of both the cars for the petrol-manual powertrain.
With the petrol-manual powertrain, the Kia Carens’s prices start at Rs. 9.60 lakh and top out at Rs. 16.60 lakh. The Volkswagen Taigun’s petrol-manual range costs between Rs. 11 lakh and Rs. 15.40 lakh.
The Carens petrol-automatic is available in 3 variants, with prices ranging from Rs. 14.80 lakh to Rs. 17.5 lakh. The Taigun’s 3 petrol-automatic variants cost between Rs. 14.4 lakh and Rs. 17.8 lakh.
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The 6 diesel-manual variants of the Kia Carens start at Rs. 11.4 lakh and go up to Rs. 16.8 lakh . Volkswagen Taigun is not available with diesel-manual powertrain.
The 2 diesel-automatic variants of the Kia Carens start at Rs. 17.65 lakh and go up to Rs. 17.7 lakh. The Volkswagen Taigun is not available with a diesel-automatic powertrain.
Kia Carens Vs Volkswagen Taigun Dimension Comparison
The Kia Carens is an MPV while the Volkswagen Taigun is an SUV. The Carens is 4540mm long, 1800mm wide and 1708mm tall. The Carens’s wheelbase is 2780mm long. The Taigun measures 4221mm long, 1760mm wide and 1612mm tall and has a wheelbase measuring 2651mm. In terms of dimensions, the Kia Carens is significantly larger than the Volkswagen Taigun. So, the Carens will offer a stronger road presence than the Taigun.
The Carens has a ground clearance of 190mm while the Taigun has a ground clearance of 188mm. The 216-litre boot space of the Carens is 169 litres smaller than that of the Taigun.
Kia Carens Vs Volkswagen Taigun Engine Spec Comparison
The Kia Carens is available with 2 petrol engines — a 1.5L normal petrol and a 1.4L turbo petrol engine. The 1.5L normal petrol gets a 6-speed manual while the 1.4L turbo petrol is available with a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed DCT transmission. The 1.5L normal petrol engine of the Carens makes 115PS of power at 6300rpm and 144Nm of torque at 4500rpm. The 1.4L turbo petrol engine in the Kia Carens pushes out 140PS of power at 6000rpm and 242Nm of torque between 1500rpm and 3200rpm.
The Volkswagen Taigun is available with 2 petrol engines — a 1.0L turbo petrol and a 1.5L turbo petrol engine. The 1.0L turbo petrol engine gets a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed TC automatic transmission, while the 1.5L turbo petrol engine is available with a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed DCT automatic transmission. The 1.0L turbo petrol engine of the Taigun makes 115PS of power at 5000rpm and 178Nm of torque between 1750 and 4500rpm. The 1.5L turbo petrol engine in the Volkswagen Taigun pushes out 150PS of power at 5000rpm and 250Nm of torque between 1600rpm and 3500rpm.
KIA CARENS VS VOLKSWAGEN TAIGUN
PETROL ENGINE SPEC COMPARISON
The Kia Carens only gets a 1.5L turbo diesel engine, which is available with a 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic TC transmission. The Carens’s turbo diesel engine makes 115PS of power at 4000rpm and 250Nm of torque between 1500rpm and 2750rpm.
The Volkswagen Taigun is not offered with a diesel engine in any variants.
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