Kia Carens vs Maruti Ertiga

Kia Carens vs Maruti Ertiga Summary

Kia Carens Price starts at Rs. 8.99 Lakh which is Rs. 87,400 costlier than base model of Maruti Ertiga priced at Rs. 8.12 Lakh. The claimed mileage of Kia Carens (Diesel Model) is 21.3 kmpl where as claimed mileage of Maruti Ertiga (Petrol Model) is 19 kmpl. In technical specifications, Kia Carens (Top Model) is powered by 1493 cc engine , while Maruti Ertiga (Top Model) is powered by 1462 cc engine. 67% users have chosen Maruti Suzuki Ertiga over Kia Carens in a survey being conducted on zigwheels.com.
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Basic Info Carens Luxury Plus Diesel AT 6 STRErtiga ZXI AT
Brand Name Kia Maruti Suzuki
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 16.99 Lakh View On Road Price Rs. 10.85 Lakh View On Road Price
(16 Ratings)
(2066 Ratings)
Engine Displacement 1493 cc 1462 cc
Body Type SUV,MUVAll SUV Cars MUVAll SUV Cars
Fuel Type Diesel Petrol
Max Power 113.42bhp@4000rpm 103.26bhp@6000rpm
No Of Cylinders 4 4
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Gear Box 6-Speed 4 Speed
Drive Type 2WD FWD
Carens Colors
Ertiga Colors
Mileage (ARAI) 18.4 Kmpl 17.99 Kmpl
Tyre Size 205/65 R16 185/65 R15
Boot Space ... 209 Liters
Steering Mounted Audio Control Yes Yes
Cruise Control Yes No
Airbags Driver, Passenger and Side Front Driver and Passenger
Insurance Rs. 57,998 Carens Insurance Rs. 36,776 Ertiga Insurance

Engine Type
1.5 L CRDi VGT
K15 Smart Hybrid
Engine Displacement
1493 cc
1462 cc
Fuel Type
Max Power
Max Torque
Emission Norm Compliance
No Of Cylinders
Gear Box
4 Speed
Valves Per Cylinder
Drive Type
Valve Configuration
Paddle Shift
Fuel Supply System
Kerb Weight
1135-1170 Kg
Bore X Stroke
74 X 85 mm
Turbo Charger
Mild Hybrid
Fast Charging

Mileage (ARAI)
18.4 Kmpl
17.99 Kmpl

Suspension Front
McPherson Strut with coil spring
MacPherson Strut coil spring
Suspension Rear
Coupled Torsion Beam Axle with Coil Spring
Torsion Beam and Coil Spring
Brakes Front
Ventilated Disc
Brakes Rear
Steering Type
Minimum Turning Radius
5.2 metres
Tyre Size
205/65 R16
185/65 R15
Alloy Wheel Size
Tyre Type
Tubeless, Radial
Tubeless, Radial

Dual Tone Dashboard
Ventilated Seats
Additional Interior Features
Leather Wrapped D-Cut Steering Wheel with Carens Logo,Distinct Black High Gloss Dashboard with Techno Print,Opulent Two Tone Triton Navy and Beige Interiors,Premium Head Lining,Inside Door Handle Hyper Silver Metallic Paint,Leatherette Wrapped Door Trims,Luggage Board,Cabin Surround 64 Color Ambient Mood Lighting,Premium Leatherette (Beige and Triton Navy) Seats,Rear Doors Spot Lamp with Kia Logo Projection,Front Armrest with Open Storage and Tray,Multi Drive Modes linked with Ambient Mood Lighting,31.7 cm (12.5”) Full Segment LCD Cluster with Advanced (10.6cm) 4.2" Color TFT MID
Sculpted Dashboard With Wooden Finish, Wooden Finish On Door Trim Fr, Dual Tone Interior, Chrome Tipped Parking Brake Lever, Gear Shift Knob With Chrome Finish, MID With Coloured TFT, Fuel Consumption (Instantaneous And Avg), Distance To Empty, headlamp on Warning
Fabric Upholstery
Leather Seats
Rear Seat Headrest
Seating Capacity
Boot Space
209 Liters
Fuel Capacity
45 Liters
45 Liters

Alloy Wheels
Projector Headlights,LED Tail lamps
Trunk Opener
Additional Exterior Features
Digital Radiator Grille (with Chrome Décor),Body Colored Front Bumper,Kia Signature Tiger Nose Grill (with Chrome Surround Accents),Body Colored Rear Bumper,Rear Bumper Garnish (Chrome Garnish with Diamond Knurling Pattern),Rear Skid Plate (Black Premium Hi- Gloss),Wheel Arch and Side Moldings (black),Beltline (Chrome),Two Tone Side Door Garnish,Chrome Outside Door Handles,Integrated Rear Spoiler with Hi-Gloss Black Side Cover,Sky Light Sunroof,Crown Jewel LED Headlamps,Star Map LED DRLs with integrated turn signal,Ice Cube LED Fog Lamps,Star Map LED Taillamps,Body Colored Outside Rear View Mirror
Chrome Plated Door Handles, Body Coloured ORVM
Outside Rear View Mirror
Turn indicators on ORVM
Xenon Headlights
Trunk Light
Rear Spoiler
Roof Rails
4540*1800*1708 mm3
4395*1735*1690 mm3
2780 mm
2740 mm

In Car Entertainment (Audio)
Audio System With Electrostatic Touch Buttons, Tweeters 2, FM/AM/Radio, Speakers Front and Rear, Integrated 2DIN Audio, Bluetooth Connectivity, USB and Auxiliary input
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Addtional Comfort Features
1st Row Cup Holders (with Cooling Function),2nd row Can Holders (with Cooling Function),Easy Push Retractable Tray,Easy Push Retractable Cup Holder,Sunglass Holder,Sunvisor with Vanity Mirror (Passenger side),Sunvisor with Ticket Holder (Driver Side),Retractable Roof Assist Handles,Umbrella Holder,Rear Door Sunshade Curtains,3rd row Boarding Assist Handles (with Illumination),Lower Seat Back Pocket - Passenger,Lower Seat Back Pocket - Driver,Retractable SeatBack Table with Cup Holder and Gadget Mount,Sliding Type Under Seat Tray,2nd row Captain Seats with Sliding, Reclining & Tumble,2nd Row Seat One Touch Easy Electric Tumble,2nd row One Touch Easy Tumble,3rd row 50:50 Split Seats with Reclining and Full Flat Folding,Luggage Room Seat Back Hooks,2nd Row Adjustable Headrests,3rd Row Adjustable Headrests,Burglar Alarm,Auto Anti-glare (ECM) Inside Rear View Mirror with Kia Connect Controls,
Split Type Luggage Board, Driver Side Sunvisor With Ticket Holder, Passanger Side Sunvisor, Air Cooled Twin Cup holder
USB Charger
Front & Rear
Not Available
Central Control Armrest
With Storage
With Storage
Tailgate Ajar
Gear Shift Indicator
Rear Curtain
Not Available
Luggage Hook and Net
Battery Saver
Lane Change Indicator
Additional Entertainment Features
26.03 cm (10.25”) HD Touchscreen Navigation with Next Generation Kia Connect,BOSE Premium Sound System with 8 Speakers,Bluetooth Hands Free
Audio System With Electrostatic Touch Buttons, Tweeters 2
Smart Entry
Massage Seats
Not Available
Memory Functions For Seat
Not Available
One Touch Operating Power Windows
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
Autonomous Parking
Not Available
Drive Modes
Internal Storage
No of Speakers
Rear Entertainment System
Rear AC Ducts
Power Steering
Steering Column
Tilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audio Control
Cruise Control
Power Windows ( Front / Rear )
Front and Rear
Front and Rear
Adjustable Driver Seat
Heated Seat Front
Heated Seats Rear
Adjustable Front Passenger Seat
Lumbar Support
Folding Rear Seat
3rd Row 50:50 Split
60:40 Split
Rear Seat Center Armrest
Dual Trip Meter
Low Fuel Warning Lamp
Seat Belt Warning
Push Ignition
AM/FM Radio
USB Auxiliary Input
DVD Playback
Touch-screen Display
GPS Navigation System
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
Automatic Head Lamps
Auto Rain Sensing Wipers
Follow me home headlamps
Adjustable Head Lights
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
Remote Operated Fuel Tank Lid
Front Cupholders
Door Pockets
Front & Rear Door
12V Power Outlets
Cigarette Lighter
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
Sun Roof
Moon Roof

Anti-Pinch Power Windows
Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
Knee Airbags
ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts
Head-Up Display
Day/Night Rearview Mirror
Blind Spot Monitor
Hill Descent Control
Hill Assist
Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
360 View Camera
Driver, Passenger and Side Front
Driver and Passenger
Seat Belts
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist (BA)
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
Traction Control System (TCS)
Engine Immobilizer
Central Locking
Child Safety Lock
Fog Lamps (Front / Rear )
Rear Wash Wiper
Rear Defogger

Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

Kia Carens

  • Distinctive looks
  • great presence
  • plenty of practical touches
  • comprehensive powertrain options and an attractive price point

Maruti Ertiga

  • Great ride quality over bad roads. There's also a CNG variant on sale
  • but only in the VXI trim. Well thought out practical interiors with many people carrying and luggage distribution options.

Kia Carens

  • Misses out on some wow features
  • SUV lovers may find it's people mover looks a little hit or miss
  • could have done with larger rims.

Maruti Ertiga

  • No dedicated AC vents for the third row. Interiors could be a little more premium to keep up with the competition.

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Carens and Ertiga Competitors

Recently Asked User Questions

Q. Ertiga or XL6 which one is best. Can we replace middle row captain seats of XL6 to Ertiga like middle row seats.
  • Same engine and specs but In xl6 no diesel option it's bad for a 7 seater.maruti may withdraw the 1.5 litre diesel ot electric?so if you opt for petrol enjoy xl6 from nexa its design is fantastic good detailing.
  • You may buy Middle seat from (htt******zon.in) or from indiamart
  • You may buy Middle seat from Amazon or from indiamart
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Q. What are the differences between Ertiga ZXi and ZXi Plus?
  • Please note, Music system is not the only difference...Zxi is 60-65k cheaper than Zxi +So music system is not the only difference, another major difference is the INSTRUMENT CLUSTERin Zxi you get a mono chrome MID, where as in ZXI+ you get a graphic display which shows exactly which door is open along with hell lot of other features... so please choose wisely... zxi+ is still better choice
  • Zxi is 60-65k cheaper than Zxi +So music system is not the only difference, another major difference is the INSTRUMENT CLUSTERin Zxi you get a mono chrome MID, where as in ZXI+ you get a graphic display which shows exactly which door is open along with hell lot of other features... so please choose wisely...
  • No sir there is jn zxi also have graphic display for show exact door , and only rear camera and display is added not other function
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Q. Which 6-7 car is best to buy. I am confused between Ertiga, Xl6 and Triber or should I wait any other coming within 3 months. - Duster?
  • You will go for ertiga because1. its spacious2. plush interior3. its so comfortable4. third row is more comfortable than any other mpv5. stable on high sped6. obviously pricinggo for diesel because if you have to commute daily
  • Go for ertiga xl6 a good optiontriber ,wr cant tell now.duster is more pricey.CSN exit for petrol manual.(bs6)why not bolero sir?
  • You should buy spacious car like ertiga will be best for long tour and daily purpose
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Carens Vs Ertiga Comparison FAQs

Which car is best between Carens vs Ertiga?

As per the users experiences Kia Carens is a winner for you if you are seriously looking for comfort, safety and features in your car. But Maruti Ertiga is better on the grounds of mileage, performance and maintenance.

Which car is cheaper Carens vs Ertiga?

The Maruti Ertiga is cheaper than Kia Carens by Rs. 6.14 Lakh.

Which car has better mileage Carens vs Ertiga?

The Kia Carens delivers better mileage 18.4 Kmpl.

Which car offers better performance Carens vs Ertiga?

For the Luxury Plus Diesel AT 6 STR version, 1493 cc Diesel engine of Carens produces 113.42bhp@4000rpm of power and 250nm@1500-2750rpm of torque. Whereas for the ZXI AT version, 1462 cc Petrol engine of Ertiga produces 103.26bhp@6000rpm of power and 138Nm@4400rpm of torque
As per the users experiences the Kia Carens has better performance.

User Reviews of Comparison

  • Kia Carens
  • Maruti Ertiga
  • I am eagerly waiting for kia carens to launch on 3rd feb 2022 as it seems to be a very impressive car.The price of this car is expected to be around 14.50 lakh which will be very good pricing considering the current indian market.The looks of this car is very futuristic and i hope the features with which it comes will also be very good.All the details will be reviled in the launch event.

    Hemant Kumar1 few weeks ago
  • Overall "awesome".Nothing else.Luxury plus gives ultimate comfort that no other car/suv provides in this segment.

    Shine K 6 days ago
  • Car is excellent in look, Comfort, Space and style, Overall this car is very good features in mid range sector

    Jagadeesh Cherukuri 3 weeks ago
  • Design from front is not that appealing and width of car is quite less around 1830 to 1840 was required.Features are very good on the car and comfort level is also very fine space in the third row is very nice and can fit a 6 feet person nicely and featues are also very cool and good.

    Husky Man 1 week ago
  • Value for money.Performance is good and very comfortable at 3rd row.Interior is super.Feel like very luxury.

    Pradeep Lv 6 days ago
Carens User Reviews
  • Superb car...with so many features in low price,low maintenance, superb resale option also...seating arrangement is also best as per the size of the car...its a lovely MPV as well as family car of this segment....

    Nitesh Bhavani few weeks ago
  • Good look and maintinence the best way to get the best way of life and work in the morning and evening entertainment and a half hours ago by ac the best of luck with your friends and family.

    Sarvesh Yaduvanshi few weeks ago
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    Maa Bhagawati few weeks ago
  • Comfortable family car.Ease in drivingvalue for the moneylow maintenance cost.Ac to be upgraded and the head light beam is week that needs properly designed.

    Surendra Singh few weeks ago
  • Good and stylish, our life safety car, comfortable drive in road, good mileage, comfortable space in inner side, locking good interior, every thing is best.

    Lorentus Bara few weeks ago
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