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

Cheap to buy, long warranty, good sized boot.

CONS

Lacks the cabin versatility of rivals, indifferent build quality.

At a glance

New price £8,995 - £13,508
Used price £190 - £1,085
Fuel economy 31 - 43 mpg
Road tax cost £235 - £325
Insurance group 15 - 17 How much is it to insure?

PROS

Cheap to buy, long warranty, good sized boot.

CONS

Lacks the cabin versatility of rivals, indifferent build quality.

Kia Carens rivals

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