The horsepower is a parameter that majority of car fans pay the biggest attention to. In this case, it is the Kia Carens IV that has by 4 percent horsepower more in relation to the Renault Scenic III Van, which makes this car a bit better in terms of high speed. Thanks to more horsepower the Kia Carens IV 1.6 GDI 135HP manual will also give somewhat more flexiblility in specific gears.
The Kia consumes 0.5 l fewer in the combined cycle in comparison to the Renault Scenic III Van 1.4 TCe 16v 130HP manual. The difference at the level of 0.5 l is not realy noticeable. However within some time it would allow you to make a real savings.
The Kia Carens IV uses 8 percent less fuel in city traffic than the Renault Scenic III Van. The Kia Carens IV, that represents minivan segment, uses 0.8 l fewer gasoline. Bear in mind that average fuel consumption in the urban for the minivan segment equals to 8.2 l, whereas the Kia consumes by 10 % more fuel than the average.
With more luggage capacity the Kia Carens IV will have much more room for loading things and be more functional car than the Renault Scenic III Van. If the capacity of the trunk is important to you, the Kia Carens IV will be better to buy because it is about 97 liters more spacious than the trunk of its contender.
The wheelbase of a vehicle means the distance separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving due to better vehicle's weight distribution. Kia Carens IV has 42 millimeters longer wheelbase distance than Renault Scenic III. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the balance and steering. Thus, the mass of Kia Carens IV should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
The Kia Carens IV has by 14 % bigger engine displacement in relation to the Renault Scenic III Van. This may have a little impact as far as acceleration is concerned, as both figures does not differ much.
Maximum load capacity
Gross trailer weight
The Kia Carens IV is 193 mm longer when compared to the Renault Scenic III. Long vehicles more of passenger space and in most cases have more storage space. While the Kia Carens IV seems to be better for families or drivers who love the idea of comfortable driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Renault Scenic III Van may be more appropriate to the young as it will not make troubles with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
Model release date
Given that the Renault debuted only 4 years earlier than the Kia, the gap between technology used in both vehicles is not really huge, however, the Kia might have slightly more modern solutions used in it.
If you are a tall driver or you tend to carry in the trunk stuffs of large size, the Kia, which is by 1 percent higher than the Renault Scenic III Van, would be better option for you. However, compared vehicles do not vary much it the aspect of its height and it should not be much noticeable.