After the grand success of Seltos in the Indian market, Kia is now all set to launch their premium of luxury MPV Carnival in Indian market. Kia Motors will be displaying the Kia Carnival in the upcoming Auto Expo next month. Kia had officially revealed details of the upcoming car on their website and has now released another teaser video on their Youtube channel that shows the glimpses of this upcoming car.
This is the second teaser video from Kia on Carnival. Just like the first one, Kia is again showing glimpses of the Carnival MPV and showing how premium or luxurious it is going to be from the inside. The video indicates that Carnival is going to be the best of the best MPV in terms of looks, features and comfort. The video shows the VIP seats with retractable leg supports and also shows three row of seats. From the Tease it is evident that the Carnival is going to be very spacious on the inside.
Kia had already released details about the MPV on their website and according to that Carnival will be available in 7-seater, 8-seater and 9-seater configurations. It will be available in 5 trims under the levels Premium, Prestige and Limousine. Premium will be the base trim and the Limousine will be the most expensive one.
The upcoming Kia Carnival is going to be feature loaded MPV. It will have features like VIP seats, retractable leg support, power sliding doors,touchscreen infotainment system at the front and entertainment screen for rear seat passengers, Smart Air purifier and dual panel electric sunroof. It is well equipped in terms of safety as well as it gets features like High strength steel structure, Six airbags, ESC, Front and rear parking sensors and Hill Start Assist Control. It will also feature Kia UVO system we have seen in the Seltos earlier.
The Carnival when launched will get a 2.2L diesel engine which is BS6 compliant. The engine will generate 200 PS of peak power and 440 Nm of peak torque. This will be mated to an 8-speed sportmatic automatic transmission. With all the features it is fair to assume that Carnival will be expensive when compared to Toyota Innova Crysta. Kia Carnival is likely to be priced around Rs 26-30 lakh ex-showroom. We’re driving the Carnival luxury MPV tomorrow, and will bring your our first impressions of India’s latest people mover shortly. Keep an eye on this space.