Kia has announced details of a range of upgrades to its Carens MPV, to refresh its appearance and functionality, improve in-cabin ambience, and update the safety and connectivity features on offer to buyers.
The new Vauxhall Zafira Tourer made its show debut in Paris, demonstrating a unique blend of exceptional versatility and optimum comfort. Its flexibility makes it an ideal choice for families and professionals who need a spacious and versatile vehicle for travelling long distances in high comfort.
In 1996, the first-generation Scenic was unveiled by Renault and it meant the invention of the compact multi-purpose vehicle. Now, 20 years later, the French manufacturer has redefined the concept. The new Scenic is a modern, assertive MPV that will be bought not only for the driving enjoyment it delivers, but also for the comfort the whole family will be able to enjoy whilst travelling.
The SsangYong Rodius is one of very few MPV people movers that doesn’t come with the traditional ‘people versus luggage’ compromise, and with seven adults comfortably seated still packs in a further 875 litres of luggage space.
Dacia, Europe’s fastest growing automotive brand for the last six years is poised to expand its ever-growing line-up later this year with the release of Lodgy, an MPV which will be available as either a five- or genuine seven-seater.
Vauxhall has confirmed that the Zafira Tourer concept, previewed at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, will become a production reality, with first cars in UK showrooms by early 2012.
Ford’s all-new C-MAX will go on sale in the UK in October, priced from £16,745. Both the sporty but spacious five-seater and the Grand, a versatile seven-seater, come with a simplified two-series line-up – Zetec and Titanium. Diesel prices start from £18,245 for the C-MAX Zetec and £19,745 for the C-MAX Grand Zetec.
Chevrolet’s first entrant into the European MPV segment, the Orlando, will be one of the star attractions at the Mondial de l’Automobile in Paris on September 30, when the full production model makes its world debut. It will be one of four Chevrolet world premieres at the show.
The new Volkswagen Touran compact MPV opens for ordering today complete with fresh styling both inside and out, a range of efficient new engines and a starting price of £17,585 RRP on the road. First deliveries are set to take place on 22 September.