The new Kia Carnival is making its debut in the US market with its latest iconic images. Their goal is to rule the SUVs segment with its sharp looks, powerful engine, distinct interiors, and new colors. It is also the first car in the United States to carry the brand new logo.
Kia Carnival Exterior
On the outside, the Carnival MPV has a boxy look with bold stripes on the hood that flow into a modified Tiger’s nose grille, and the new corporate logo takes center stage. The face is emphasized even more by LED daytime running lights and LED headlights. The lower part of the bumper has LED fog lights and silver accents to contrast the exterior color of the body. The profile looks clean with a single fold line running through the body line, connecting the front and rear lighting units. Roof rails, door-mounted twin-tone ORVMs, and chrome accents near the rear quarter glass give the floating roof effect to the Carnival The rear appears elegant thanks to the elegant geometric split LED taillights and a subtle chrome streak under the rear windshield. The mirrors and silver plate also make it appear a bit durable.
Kia Carnival Interior
The cabin is very spacious and can accommodate seven to eight passengers. The dashboard is a dual-screen configuration with elegant air-conditioning vents and glossy black accents on the center console and door sills. Other cabin features include wireless smartphone charging, a Bose stereo system with 12 speakers, removable second-row seats, a hands-free power tailgate, hands-free electric sliding doors, and a dual sunroof.
Carnival also scores high on both active and passive safety features. It is equipped with 12 advanced ADAS features, such as Lane Keep Assist, High Beam Assist, Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, Attention Warning Driver, and many more. It also provides UVO connectivity technologies with connected features such as weather refresh, engine idle notification, and audio features like steering wheel heating, audio system, and air conditioning.
Kia Carnival Mileage and Engine
For the international market, the Carnival gets a 3.5-liter six-cylinder petrol engine that produces 290 hp and 355 Nm of maximum torque mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. The Kia Carnival offers a mileage of around 14.11kmpl.
Kia Carnival Price in the USA
The Carnival comes at the price of $32,100 (starting MSRP)* for the base LX trim and goes up to $46,100 (starting MSRP)* for the SX Prestige Trim in the US market.
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