Kia To Unveil New Carens In Madrid


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3rd April, 2006

Kia Motors has announced its all-new Carens compact MPV will make its world premiere at the forthcoming Salon International del Automovil de Madrid (Madrid Motor Show).  The Carens (known as Rondo in USA) will be revealed to the world for the first time at the bi-annual Spanish motor show, held in the capital’s Parque Ferial Juan Carlos 1 exhibition complex from 25th May.

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    Longer, wider and taller than the model it replaces, the all-new Kia Carens will be available with seven seats for the first time in Europe.  The rear seats fold down flat into the boot floor when not required.

Underlining the importance of the European marketplace to Kia, the Carens launch will be the fifth new model -- following the Picanto, Rio, Sportage and Carnival -- to make its debut at a European motor show.

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