Kia Carens Review from South Africa

2000 Kia Carens LX 1.8 petrol

Year of manufacture2000
First year of ownership2001
Most recent year of ownership2001
Engine and transmission 1.8 petrol Manual
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 8 / 10
Dealer Service marks 9 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 9 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.6 / 10
Distance when acquired1200 kilometres
Most recent distance13000 kilometres
Previous carNissan Sani 4x4


A pleasure to drive and very inexpensive


Absolutely nothing.

General Comments:

A first class vehicle for the money.

Dealer sales/service superb.

Ground clearance a problem after my Sani was taken from me in a hijack.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 5th March, 2001

Average review marks: 8.6 / 10, based on 1 review