Seven-up for Kia's new Carens
31 March 2006

Kia has revealed a teaser sketch of its forthcoming Carens MPV, which will be unveiled in Spain in May.

Mechanical details about the latest generation of the Carens model are scarce, but Kia has confirmed that it will be larger all-round, and available with seven seats for the first time in Europe. The rear seats fold down flat into the floor of the boot when not required.

The model will be unveiled in the flesh at the Madrid motor show on May 25.

Our Verdict

Volkswagen Eos

The Volkswagen Eos has much cachet and is pleasant and predictable to drive, but is feeling a little bit long-in-the-tooth

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