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2 out of 5 2.0
Parkers overall rating: 2 out of 5 2.0
Kia Carens (00-06) - rated 2 out of 5
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At a glance

New price £8,845 - £13,343
Used price £340 - £1,170
Fuel economy
Not tested to latest standards
View pre-2017 economy specs
Road tax cost £250 - £340
Insurance group 15 - 17 How much is it to insure?


Cheap to buy, long warranty, good sized boot.


Lacks the cabin versatility of rivals, indifferent build quality.

Kia Carens rivals

Written by Parkers on

Carens lags behind its European rivals in nearly every area. But we'd recommend it as a used buy, if you're on a tight budget as it's well equipped, affordable and can seat up to six people.

Kia Carens rivals