New Kia Rondo MPV Teased Ahead of Paris Motor Show Reveal

Colum Wood
by Colum Wood

Kia has released a selection of teaser images of an all-new MPV model ahead of its debut at the Paris Motor Show this fall.

Called the Carens, it’s described as a compact MPV, putting it in the same segment as vehicles like the Mazda5 or Chevrolet Orlando and will likely share a platform with the next-generation Kia Forte. In fact, the Carens is no stranger to our shores, sold here as the Rondo in the past.

Kia is promising the all new Rondo will, “combine striking looks with spacious functionality and an emotional appeal that has become a standard feature of Kia products.”

It will feature a longer wheelbase than before, with lager wheels and a chrome beltline accent to add some flare to this family mover.

GALLERY: Kia Carens

Colum Wood
Colum Wood

With AutoGuide from its launch, Colum previously acted as Editor-in-Chief of Modified Luxury & Exotics magazine where he became a certifiable car snob driving supercars like the Koenigsegg CCX and racing down the autobahn in anything over 500 hp. He has won numerous automotive journalism awards including the Best Video Journalism Award in 2014 and 2015 from the Automotive Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC). Colum founded Geared Content Studios, VerticalScope's in-house branded content division and works to find ways to integrate brands organically into content.

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