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, Engine Specs, Dimensions Comparison

Kia Carens Vs Volkswagen Taigun Price Comparison

Let’s first look at the prices of both the cars for the petrol-manual powertrain.

KIA CARENS VS VOLKSWAGEN TAIGUN PETROL-MANUAL PRICE COMPARISON (Ex-Showroom)

Kia Carens

Volkswagen Taigun

Variant

Price

Variant

Price

Premium 7 1.5L Normal

Rs. 9,59,900

Comfortline 1.0L Turbo

Rs. 10,99,900

Prestige 7 1.5L Normal

Rs. 10,69,900

Highline 1.0L Turbo

Rs. 12,99,900

Premium 7 1.4L Turbo

Rs. 11,19,900

Topline 1.0L Turbo

Rs. 14,99,900

Prestige 7 1.4L Turbo

Rs. 12,39,900

GT 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 15,39,900

Prestige Plus 1.4L Turbo

Rs. 13,89,900

Luxury 7 1.4L Turbo

Rs. 15,27,900

Luxury Plus 6 1.4L Turbo

Rs. 16,54,900

Luxury Plus 7 1.4L Turbo

Rs. 16,59,900

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.

KIA CARENS VS VOLKSWAGEN TAIGUN PETROL-AUTO PRICE COMPARISON (Ex-Showroom)

Kia Carens

Volkswagen Taigun

Variant

Price

Variant

Price

Prestige Plus 7 1.4L Turbo DCT

Rs. 14,79,900

Highline 1.0L Turbo TC

Rs. 14,39,900

Luxury Plus 6 1.4L Turbo DCT

Rs. 17,44,900

Topline 1.0L Turbo TC

Rs. 16,39,900

Luxury Plus 7 1.4L Turbo DCT

Rs. 17,49,900

GT Plus 1.5L Turbo DCT

Rs. 17,79,900

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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KIA CARENS VS VOLKSWAGEN TAIGUN DIESEL-MANUAL PRICE COMPARISON (Ex-Showroom)

Kia Carens

Volkswagen Taigun

Variant

Price

Variant

Price

Premium 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 11,39,900

Prestige 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 12,59,900

Prestige Plus 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 14,09,900

Luxury 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 15,49,900

Luxury Plus 6 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 16,74,900

Luxury Plus 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 16,79,900

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.

KIA CARENS VS VOLKSWAGEN TAIGUN DIESEL-AUTO PRICE COMPARISON (Ex-Showroom)

Kia Carens

Volkswagen Taigun

Variant

Price

Variant

Price

Luxury Plus 6 1.5L Turbo TC

Rs. 17,64,900

Luxury Plus 7 1.5L Turbo TC

Rs. 17,69,900

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

KIA CARENS VS VOLKSWAGEN TAIGUN DIMENSION COMPARISON

Kia Carens

Volkswagen Taigun

Length

4540mm

4221mm

Width

1800mm

1760mm

Height

1708mm

1612mm

Wheelbase

2780mm

2651mm

Ground Clearance

190mm

188mm

Boot Space

216L

385L

Fuel Tank Capacity

45L

50L

Wheel Size (Base)

195/65 R15

205/60 R16

Wheel Size (Top)

205/65 R16

205/55 R17

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

Volkswagen Taigun

Displacement

1.5L

1.4L

1.0L

1.5L

Engine Type

Normal

Turbo

Turbo

Turbo

Cylinders

4

4

3

4

Power

115PS @ 6300rpm

140PS @ 6000rpm

115PS @ 5000rpm

150PS @ 5000rpm

Torque

144Nm @ 4500rpm

242Nm @ 1500 – 3200rpm

178Nm @ 1750 – 4500rpm

250Nm @ 1600 – 3500rpm

Manual

6-speed

6-speed

6-speed

6-speed

Automatic

7-speed DCT

6-speed TC

7-speed DCT

Manual Mileage

15.70kmpl

16.2kmpl

18.10kmpl

18.47kmpl

Auto Mileage

16.5kmpl

16.44kmpl

17.88kmpl

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.

KIA CARENS VS VOLKSWAGEN TAIGUN DIESEL ENGINE SPEC COMPARISON

Kia Carens

Volkswagen Taigun

Displacement

1493cc

Engine Type

Turbo

Cylinders

4

Power

115PS @ 4000rpm

Torque

250Nm @ 1500 – 2750rpm

Manual

6-speed

Automatic

6-speed

Manual Mileage

21.3kmpl

Auto Mileage

18.4kmpl

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