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Kia Carens Estate boot space, practicality and safety

2000 - 2006 (change model)
Practicality rating: 2.5 out of 52.5

Written by Parkers Published: 6 June 2019 Updated: 6 June 2019

All models have dual front airbags and ABS and three-point seatbelts all-round. SE models gain side airbags. Security isn’t great, just the mandatory immobiliser (no alarm or deadlocks).

A useful amount of head and legroom, but not up to standards set by the latest C-MAX, Scenic and Touran. Family-sized boot, but the rear seats can only be folded down – not removed.

Euro NCAP rating

Ratings for this model not available

Equipment and options

Each trim level will have different equipment offerings.
Basic equipment (10)
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • Driver`s airbag
  • Electric mirrors
  • Folding rear seats
  • Front electric windows
  • Heated mirrors
  • PAS
  • Passenger`s airbag
  • Rear electric windows
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
Standard Equipment
Optional Equipment
EX Standard Equipment (13)
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • ABS
  • Air conditioning
  • CD
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Lumbar support
  • Remote locking
  • Roof rails
  • Steel wheels
EX Optional Equipment
  • n/a
GS Standard Equipment (10)
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • ABS
  • Air conditioning
  • CD
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Remote locking
  • Roof rails
  • Steel wheels
GS Optional Equipment
  • n/a
GSX Standard Equipment (7)
  • ABS
  • Air conditioning
  • Alloy wheels
  • Central locking
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Lumbar support
  • Roof rails
GSX Optional Equipment (1)
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
LE Standard Equipment (13)
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • ABS
  • Air conditioning
  • CD
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Leather seat trim
  • Lumbar support
  • Remote locking
  • Roof rails
  • Steel wheels
LE Optional Equipment
  • n/a
LX Standard Equipment (11)
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • ABS
  • Air conditioning
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Lumbar support
  • Remote locking
  • Steel wheels
LX Optional Equipment (1)
  • CD
SE Standard Equipment (16)
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • ABS
  • Alloy wheels
  • CD
  • Climate control
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Lumbar support
  • Parking sensors
  • Remote locking
  • Roof rails
  • Side airbags
  • Traction control
SE Optional Equipment (1)
  • Electric sunroof
SX Standard Equipment (3)
  • Central locking
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Steel wheels
SX Optional Equipment (2)
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • Height adjustable drivers seat

Dimensions

Length 4439mm - 4493mm
Width 1709mm - 1748mm
Height 1603mm - 1609mm
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