Kia Motors is all set to launch their second offering for the Indian market in the form of Carnival luxury MPV. Kia is pitching it as a luxury MPV and it sits above Toyota Innova Crysta. Prices of Carnival MPV were revealed at the Auto Expo 2020. The luxury MPV starts from Rs. 24.95 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi, making it a lot pricier than the Toyota Innova Crysta – its chief competitor. We got a chance last month to review the all-new Kia Carnival in Hyderabad and if you want to have a look at the complete review click here. Here we have a detailed video of Kia Carnival which showcases all the features that it offers on the inside and outside.
The video has been uploaded on to Kia’s official youtube channel. The video starts by showing the exterior of the Carnival MPV with its signature Tiger nose grille, projector type headlamps, LED DRLs, skid plate and ice cube shaped LED fog lamps with chrome garnishes around it. The front of the car looks elegant and premium.
The Carnival is a huge MPV in comparison to the MPVs like Toyota Innova Crysta, Mahindra Marazzo etc. Carnival is 5,115 mm long, 1,985 mm wide and has a height of 1,755 mm. The video also showcases the 18-inch sputtering alloy wheels that the top-end Limousine trim gets. Lower variants are equipped with diamond cut alloy wheels. Rear of the car also looks premium with uniquely designed LED tail light with a chrome strip running between the lights. The floating roof design, rear spoiler and the skid plate on the rear bumper all give it a premium, elegant and proportionate look.
On the inside, Kia Carnival offers all the comfort features that one would expect from a car of this size and segment. It is available in multiple seat configurations. It is available in 7, 8, 9 and 7 seater with VIP seats. The VIP seats are available in the top-end Limousine version only. It offers leg support for the second row passengers with two infotainment screens for the passengers. second row passenger also gets a provision to plug in his/her laptop charger inside the car.
Carnival offers ample amount of space on the inside. Passengers can sit comfortably on all-three rows and still offer a boot space of 540 litres. With second row of seats folded, the boot space expands to 1624 litres. Other features that Carnival offers are touch screen infotainment system, cruise control, dual sunroof, ventilated driver side seat, nappa leather seats, tri-zone climate control, UVO connect feature, electrically opening and closing sliding doors and so on.
Kia Carnival is available in a single engine option. The Carnival MPV is powered by a BS6 compliant 2.2 litre turbocharged diesel engine generating 200 Ps and 440 Nm of peak torque which is mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission as standard. Kia is also working on a sub-4 meter compact SUV that will go against Maruti Brezza and others in the segment. Kia will also showcase the concept model of the sub-4 meter at the expo along with Carnival.