Maruti XL6 Vs Kia Carens: Price and specifications comparison



Maruti Suzuki has finally launched the new XL6 in India at a starting price of Rs 11.29 lakh and goes up to Rs 14.55 lakh (both prices are ex-showroom) onwards. The six-seater Maruti XL6 will rival the likes of its sibling Ertiga and the Kia Carens. Here is how the 2022 Maruti XL6 fairs with Kia Carens in terms of pricing.

CarNew Maruti XL6Kia Carens
Ex-showroom price Rs 11.29 lakh – Rs 14.55 lakhRs 9.5 lakh – Rs 17.70 lakh

The new Maruti XL6 is available at a starting price of Rs 11.29 lakh, while the Kia Carens starting price is Rs 9.5 lakh (both prices are ex-showroom). The Maruti XL6 top-spec variant is around Rs 3.15 lakh affordable than the Kia Carens top trim which costs around Rs 17.70 lakh (ex-showroom).
Following are the engine specifications of the two MPVs –

Car New Maruti XL6Kia Carens
Engine 1.5-litre four-cylinder NA petrol1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol/ 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol/ 1.5-litre diesel
Power 101 hp115 hp/140 hp/115 hp
Torque 136.8 Nm144 Nm/242 Nm/250 Nm
Transmission 5-speed MT, 6-speed AT6-speed MT, 6-speed AT, 7-speed DCT

Currently, the Kia Carens is the most powerful offering a maximum power output of 140 hp. The Kia Carens’ 1.5-litre diesel engine generates the peak torque of 250 Nm. In terms of transmission too, the Kia Carens has an upper hand as it offers 7-speed DCT. The new Maruti XL6 now gets six-speed torque convertor automatic transmission and paddle shifters. Considering the pricing and specifications, the 2022 Maruti XL6 can also be a potential rival to the Kia Carens and Mahindra Marazzo.


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