Volkswagen Virtus Vs Kia Carens Price, Engine Specs, Dimensions Comparison

In this Volkswagen Virtus vs Kia Carens comparison, we’ll look at the variant-wise prices, engine specs and dimensions to help you decide which car you should buy.

volkswagen virtus vs kia carens price, engine specs, dimensions comparison

Volkswagen Virtus Vs Kia Carens Price Comparison

Let’s first look at the prices of both the cars for the petrol-manual powertrain.

Volkswagen Virtus

Kia Carens

Variant

Price

Variant

Price

Comfortline 1.0L Turbo

Rs. 11,21,900

Premium 7 1.5L Normal

Rs. 9,59,900

Highline 1.0L Turbo

Rs. 12,97,900

Prestige 7 1.5L Normal

Rs. 10,69,900

Topline 1.0L Turbo

Rs. 14,41,900

Premium 7 1.4L Turbo

Rs. 11,19,900

Prestige 7 1.4L Turbo

Rs. 12,39,900

Prestige Plus 1.4L Turbo

Rs. 13,89,900

Luxury 7 1.4L Turbo

Rs. 15,29,900

Luxury Plus 6 1.4L Turbo

Rs. 16,54,899

Luxury Plus 7 1.4L Turbo

Rs. 16,59,900

VOLKSWAGEN VIRTUS VS KIA CARENS

PETROL-MANUAL PRICE COMPARISON (Ex-Showroom)

With the petrol-manual powertrain, the Volkswagen Virtus’s prices start at Rs. 11.22 lakh and top out at Rs. 14.42 lakh. The Kia Carens’s petrol-manual range costs between Rs. 9.60 lakh and Rs. 16.60 lakh.

Volkswagen Virtus

Kia Carens

Variant

Price

Variant

Price

Highline 1.0L Turbo TC

Rs. 14,27,900

Prestige Plus 7 1.4L Turbo DCT

Rs. 14,79,900

Topline 1.0L Turbo TC

Rs. 15,71,900

Luxury Plus 6 1.4L Turbo DCT

Rs. 17,44,900

GT Plus 1.5L Turbo DCT

Rs. 17,91,900

Luxury Plus 7 1.4L Turbo DCT

Rs. 17,49,900

VOLKSWAGEN VIRTUS VS KIA CARENS

PETROL-AUTO PRICE COMPARISON (Ex-Showroom)

The Virtus petrol-automatic is available in 3 variants, with prices ranging from Rs. 14.28 lakh to Rs. 17.92 lakh. The Carens’s 3 petrol-automatic variants cost between Rs. 14.80 lakh and Rs. 17.50 lakh.

VOLKSWAGEN VIRTUS VS KIA CARENS
DIESEL-MANUAL PRICE COMPARISON (Ex-Showroom)

Volkswagen Virtus

Kia Carens

Variant

Price

Variant

Price

Premium 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 11,39,900

Prestige 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 12,59,900

Prestige Plus 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 14,09,900

Luxury 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 15,49,900

Luxury Plus 6 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 16,74,900

Luxury Plus 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 16,79,900

The Volkswagen Virtus is not available with a diesel-manual powertrain. The Kia Carens diesel-manual is available in 6 variants, with prices ranging from Rs. 11.40 lakh to Rs. 16.80 lakh.

VOLKSWAGEN VIRTUS VS KIA CARENS
DIESEL-AUTO PRICE COMPARISON (Ex-Showroom)

Volkswagen Virtus

Kia Carens

Variant

Price

Variant

Price

Luxury Plus 6 1.5L Turbo TC

Rs. 17,64,900

Luxury Plus 7 1.5L Turbo TC

Rs. 17,69,900

The Volkswagen Virtus is not available with a diesel-automatic powertrain. The Carens diesel-automatic is available in 2 variants, with prices ranging from Rs. 17.65 lakh to Rs. 17.70 lakh.

Volkswagen Virtus Vs Kia Carens Dimension Comparison

VOLKSWAGEN VIRTUS VS KIA CARENS
DIMENSION COMPARISON

Volkswagen Virtus

Kia Carens

Length

4561mm

4540mm

Width

1752mm

1800mm

Height

1507mm

1708mm

Wheelbase

2651mm

2780mm

Ground Clearance

179mm

190mm

Boot Space

521L

216L

Fuel Tank Capacity

45L

45L

Wheel Size (Base)

205/55 R16

195/65 R15

Wheel Size (Top)

205/55 R16

205/65 R16

The Volkswagen Virtus and the Kia Carens are both sedans. The Virtus is 4561mm long, 1752mm wide and 1507mm tall. The Virtus’ wheelbase is 2651mm long. The Carens measures 4540mm long, 1800mm wide and 1708mm tall and has a wheelbase measuring 2780mm. In terms of dimensions, the Volkswagen Virtus is significantly smaller than the Kia Carens. So, the Carens will offer a stronger road presence than the Virtus.

The Virtus has a ground clearance of 179mm while the Carens has a ground clearance of 190mm. The 521-litre boot space of the Virtus is 305 litres larger than that of the Carens. However, the Carens is a 3-row SUV and you can free up more boot space by folding the 3rd row seats.

Volkswagen Virtus Vs Kia Carens Engine Spec Comparison

The Volkswagen Virtus is available with 2 petrol engines – a 1.0L turbo petrol and a 1.5L turbo petrol engine. The 1.0L turbo petrol gets a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed TC automatic transmission, while the 1.5L turbo petrol is available with a 7-speed DCT automatic transmission. The 1.0L turbo petrol engine of the Virtus makes 115PS of power at 5000rpm and 178Nm of torque between 1750rpm and 4500rpm. The 1.5L turbo petrol engine in the Volkswagen Virtus pushes out 150PS of power at 5000rpm and 250Nm of torque between 1600rpm and 3500rpm.

The Kia Carens is available with 2 petrol engines – a 1.5L normal petrol and a 1.4L turbo petrol engine. The 1.5L normal petrol engine gets a 6-speed manual while the 1.4L turbo petrol engine is available with a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed DCT automatic transmission. The 1.5L normal petrol engine of the Carens makes 115PS of power at 6300rpm and 144Nm of torque at 4500rpm. The 1.4L turbo petrol engine in the Kia Carens pushes out 140PS of power at 6000rpm and 242Nm of torque between 1500rpm and 3200rpm.

Volkswagen Virtus

Kia Carens

Displacement

1.0L

1.5L

1.5L

1.4L

Engine Type

Turbo

Turbo

Normal

Turbo

Cylinders

4

4

4

4

Power

115PS @ 5000rpm

150PS @ 5000rpm

115PS @ 6300rpm

140PS @ 6000rpm

Torque

178Nm @ 1750 – 4500rpm

250Nm @ 1600 – 3500rpm

144Nm @ 4500rpm

242Nm @ 1500 – 3200rpm

Manual

6-speed

6-speed

6-speed

Automatic

6-speed TC

7-speed DCT

7-speed DCT

Manual Mileage

19.40kmpl

15.70kmpl

16.20kmpl

Auto Mileage

18.12kmpl

18.67kmpl

16.50kmpl

VOLKSWAGEN VIRTUS VS KIA CARENS

PETROL ENGINE SPEC COMPARISON

The Volkswagen Virtus is not available with a diesel engine. The Kia Carens gets a 1.5L turbo diesel engine, which is available with a 6-speed manual and 6-speed TC automatic transmission. The Carens’s turbo diesel engine makes 115PS of power at 4000rpm and 250Nm of torque between 1500rpm and 2750rpm.

Volkswagen Virtus

Kia Carens

Displacement

1.5L

Engine Type

Turbo

Cylinders

4

Power

115PS @ 4000rpm

Torque

250Nm @ 1500 – 2750rpm

Manual

6-speed

Automatic

6-speed TC

Manual Mileage

21.30kmpl

Auto Mileage

18.40kmpl

VOLKSWAGEN VIRTUS VS KIA CARENS

DIESEL ENGINE SPEC COMPARISON

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