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Kia Carens Sales Figures

Kia Carens

The Kia Carens (Korean: 기아 카렌스) is a car manufactured by Kia since 1999, spanning over four generations. The Kia Carens is a compact MPV (Multi-Purpose Vehicle) that has been produced by the South Korean manufacturer Kia Motors since 1999. Known for its affordability, practicality, and versatility, the Carens is designed to provide comfortable seating and ample cargo space for families and those who need a flexible vehicle for various needs.The Kia Carens represents a blend of practicality, versatility, and affordability in the compact MPV segment.

Kia Carens Europe Sales Data & Charts

The Carens has been marketed under various names in different countries, such as the Kia Rondo in some North American markets. It has been a popular choice in several regions for those seeking an affordable and practical family vehicle. In Europe it is known as the Carens and it has been a strong seller.

Europe Annual Sales

Year Sales Units
2000 1,523
2001 5,761
2002 7,498
2003 19,252
2004 16,139
2005 15,946
2006 14,489
2007 19,843
2008 15,482
2009 11,766
2010 3,502
2011 1,348
2012 685
2013 14,330
2014 22,307
2015 21,967
2016 20,381
2017 19,192
2018 19,382
2019 844
2020 1

Europe Annual Growth

Kia Carens Generations

First Generation (RS; 1999–2002)

  • Launched as Kia’s entry into the compact MPV market.
  • Offered with a range of gasoline and diesel engines.
  • Known for basic comfort and affordable pricing.

Second Generation (UN; 2002–2006)

  • Featuring a more refined design and increased interior space.
  • Improved safety features and equipment levels.
  • Available in both five and seven-seater configurations.

Third Generation (UN; 2006–2013)

  • More modern and stylish exterior design.
  • Enhanced interior quality with better materials and features.
  • Continued offering various engine options, including more efficient diesel engines.

Fourth Generation (RP; 2013–2021)

  • Completely redesigned with a sleeker, more dynamic appearance.
  • Improved technology, including infotainment and driver assistance systems.
  • Focus on comfort and practicality, with sliding and folding rear seats.