Mahindra XUV 700 vs Kia Currens
In this article, we are going to compare Mahindra XUV 700 Vs Kia Carens. But before that, I would like to clear some things or else some people will go ahead and say in the comments what kind of comparison is this. The Kia Carens are going to be an MPV car, but its styling has been kept very much like an SUV. Kia has already described it as a recreation vehicle, which means it is a mix of MPV and SUV. You can read it in Hindi also.
Mahendra’s XUV is completely a 7 seater SUV car. But in both the cars, we will get to see 6 seater and 7 seater configurations. So many people are confused about whether to stop for the pricing of the car or else book the Mahindra XUV700 now.
There is a very long waiting period for Mahindra XUV700. If you book now you will not get it immediately, you have to wait 7-10 months. But once the Kia Carens are launched, you can get the Kia Carens immediately. So in this article, we will try to know more about Compare Mahindra XUV Vs Kia Carens, what is the difference between these two cars, and what are the similarities. Kia Carens Vs Mahindra XUV 700 There is a huge difference in price and Kia Carens is an MVP car, while Mahindra XUV is an SUV car. So they do not have any comparison, but many people have an interest in both these vehicles.
Kia Carens Vs Mahindra XUV 700 Dimensions
First of all, let’s talk about dimensions. The Kia Carens have a length of 4540 mm and are 155 mm shorter than the Mahindra XUV700. The Kia Carens have a width of 1800 mm and are 90 mm less than the Mahindra XUV 700. The height of Kia Carens is 1700 mm and is 55 mm less than Mahindra XUV 700. Mahindra XUV700 is a bit big in terms of length, width, and height.
But in terms of wheelbase, the Kia Carens are slightly bigger than the Mahindra XUV700. The Kia Carens have a wheelbase of 2780 mm and the Mahindra XUV700 has a wheelbase of 2750 mm. In terms of wheelbase, the Kia Carens is 30 mm bigger. In terms of ground clearance, the Kia Carens have a ground clearance of 195 mm, while the Mahindra XUV has a ground clearance of 200 mm. Mahindra XUV700 is slightly bigger in ground clearance as well.
|Dimensions||Kia Carens||Mahindra XUV 700|
|Wheel size||16 inch||17/18 inch|
Mahindra XUV 700 Vs Kia Carens Engine Option
Talking about the engine specifications, both the cars have petrol and diesel engine options. But 3 engine options have been given in Kia Carens, while Mahindra XUV700 has 2 engine options. Two petrol and one diesel engine option has been given in Kia Carens and one petrol and one diesel engine option has been given in Mahindra XUV700. Both the engines of Mahindra XUV700 are more powerful than the engines of Kia Carens. Mahindra XUV700 wins in terms of engine and dimensions.
Mahindra XUV 700 Vs Kia Carens Petrol Powertrain
|Petrol Powertrains||Mahindra XUV 700||Kia Carens|
|Type||2.0L Turbo Petrol||1.4-liter turbocharged|
|Gearbox||6-Speed AT/MT||6-speed MT/ 7-speed DCT (Turbo only)|
Kia Carens Vs Mahindra XUV 700 Diesel Powertrain
|Diesel Powertrains||Kia Carens||Mahindra XUV 700|
|Type||1.5-liter diesel||2.2 L Turbo Diesel|
|Gearbox||6-speed MT/6-speed AT||6-Speed AT/MT|
Kia Carens Vs Mahindra XUV 700 Interior Features
Now let’s talk about the interior features, very good features are offered inside Mahindra XUV 700 and personally, I also liked the interior of Mahindra XUV 700. The reason behind this is their dashboard and dual touchscreen infotainment system above the dashboard and the biggest panoramic sunroof of the Sentiment. Because of this, the XUV700 looks like a premium SUV car.
The Kia Carens will also offer a lot of features including a new interior theme and an attractive dashboard and a large 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system. Apart from this, a fully digital instrument console has also been given and more similar features are offered.
|Features||Kia Carens||Mahindra XUV 700|
|Wireless Phone Charging||Yes||Yes|
|Touch Screen Size||10.25 Inch||10.25 Inch|
|Connectivity||Android Auto, Apple CarPlay,||Android Auto, Apple CarPlay,|
|Number Of Speaker||8||12|
|Sunroof||Electric Sunroof||Panoramic Sunroof|
|Interior Lighting||Ambient light, Reading Lamp||–|
Now let’s talk about those features that Mahindra XUV700 has but not in Kia Carens. The Mahindra XUV700 will get a large panoramic sunroof, but the Kia Carens get a smaller electronic sunroof. Apart from this, the XUV700 will also get an electronic parking brake, but it is not given in the Carens. The 360 camera option has been given in the XUV700, but missing in Carens. So these were the features that Mahindra XUV700 has but not in Kia Carens.
Both the cars will get 6 seater and 7 seater options and a table will be available in the second row of the Kia Carens, which is missing in the Mahindra XUV700. These were all the features that will be seen in both cars. Apart from this, the XUV700 has a lot of space in the third row, on which two adults can sit comfortably. The wheelbase of the Kia Carens is more, so two adults can sit comfortably in the Kia Carens as well. All these features are there in Kia Carens Vs Mahindra XUV 700.
But some advanced features are available in the top model of Mahindra XUV 700, such as Adash i.e. Advanced Driving Assistance, Lane Keep Assistance, Automatic Emergency Braking, and Memory Seat.
Mahindra XUV 700 Vs Kia Carens Exterior Look
Talking about the exterior look, the exterior look of both the cars has been kept quite bold and is also very appealing. But I like the exterior look of Mahindra XUV700 a bit better than the Kia Carens. The front fascia of the XUV is quite good and the rear looks quite big too. The exterior look of the Kia Carens is also quite strong. Although the Carens is an MVP car, its look has been kept exactly like an SUV car. If both the cars are parked together, the XUV700 will look a bit bigger as the dimensions of the XUV700 are slightly bigger.
Kia Carens Vs Mahindra XUV 700 Lighting Setup
Talking about the lighting setup, both cars have a very attractive lighting setup. The setup of LED DRL, LED headlight, LED foglight has been given in both cars.
Mahindra XUV 700 Vs Kia Carens Side Profile
Both the cars look quite big from the side profile. But the Kia Carens has a decent sloping roofline. 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels have been given in Kia Carens and 17 and 18-inch alloy wheels have been given in Mahindra XUV700. Sequence fencing has been given on the door handle of the Kia Carens, which is missing in the XUV700. The rear profile is also quite big for both cars. The exterior look of both the cars is quite nice to see. Which car do you like the look of car, do tell by commenting.
Kia Carens Vs Mahindra XUV 700 Safety Features
Now let’s talk about the most important safety features. Good safety features are available inside both cars, but in terms of standard safety features, the Kia Carens are far ahead. 6 airbags will be available as standard in the Kia Carens, which means that all the models of the Kia Carens will get 6 airbags. Apart from this, all the features like disc brake, hill assist control, electronic stability control, tire pressure monitoring system will be standard safety features in the car. Mahindra XUV700 comes with two airbags as standard.
|Safety Features||Kia Carens||Mahindra XUV 700|
|NCAP Rating||Not Tested||5 Star (Global NCAP)|
|Airbags||6 Airbags||2 Airbags|
|Child Seat Anchor Points||Yes||Yes|
|Seat Belt Warning||Yes||Yes|
|Anti-Lock Braking System||Yes||Yes|
|Electronic Brake-force Distribution||Yes||Yes|
|Electronic Stability Program||Yes||Yes|
|Hill Hold Control||Yes||Yes|
|Traction Control System||Yes||Yes|
Apart from this, ABS, EBD, rear parking sensors, and other features are standard in both cars. But the XUV700’s most plus point is its ADASH technology, but for this, you will have to pay a little more money. The XUV700 has also got a 5-star rating in crash tests, but the Kia Cars are yet to undergo a crash test. In terms of overall safety features, the XUV700 is quite good, but in terms of standard safety, the Kia Carens are good.
Mahindra XUV 700 Vs Kia Carens Price
If the Kia Carens fall in the MVP segment, then its price can be between 10 to 12 lakhs. If the Kia Carens come in the SUV segment, then its price can be 14 to 15 lakhs. Mahindra XUV700’s price starts at Rs.13 Lakh and goes up to Rs.22 Lakh.
|Price||Mahindra XUV 700||Kia Carens|
Bookings for Kia Cares will start on January 26. If we talk about which of the two cars is the best, then both the cars are the best in their segment. But when it comes to a winner, the XUV700 is a clear winner. If your budget is above 15 lakhs then you should take XUV700 and if your budget is below 15 lakhs then you should take Kia Carens. The Kia Carens standard safety features are good. But the XUV700 is much better than the Kia Karens on the exteriors and interiors.
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