Kia Carnival Launch at Auto Expo 2020 – New Details Emerge

Kia Carnival India Launch

Korean automaker, Kia is all set to launch its second product in the form of Carnival MPV in the country. Dealers have unofficially started taking pre-orders for the MPV. Scheduled to be launched at the 2020 Auto Expo, the upcoming Kia Carnival MPV is likely to be priced around Rs 30 lakh (ex-showroom). It will be introduced as a premium alternative to the Toyota Innova Crysta.

The Kia Carnival MPV will be powered by a 2.2-litre, 4-cylinder turbo-diesel engine. This engine will churn out 200bhp of power at 3,800rpm and 440Nm of torque between 1,750-2,750rpm. The report further claims that the engine will be paired to an 8-speed automatic gearbox.

Kia Carnival India

The Kia Carnival will be offered in 3 seating configurations – six, seven and eight-seats. While the entry-level model will come as an 8-seater with decent features, the top-spec model is likely to be the six-seater and will be kitted with high-end comfort and convenience features.

Exterior design highlights of the top-end Carnival will include the signature ‘Tiger Nose’ grille, a floating roofline, integrated rear spoiler, LED lighting (headlight, fog lights and tail-lights), and skid plates. The MPV will ride on machined 18-inch alloy wheels.

Kia Carnival India Interior

For passengers’ safety and security, the Kia Carnival will be equipped with features like six airbags, traction control and electronic stability control, hill-start assist, a tyre pressure monitoring system, a rear parking camera, parking sensors, automatic defogger and an electronic parking brake.

The MPV will be loaded with high-end comfort and convenience features like powered tailgate, keyless entry and go, wireless charging, power adjustable seats, ventilated driver’s seat, cruise control, power windows, 3-zone climate control, a dual-pane powered sunroof and Nappa leather upholstery. It will be fitted with an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with eSIM for connectivity features and Harman Kardon sound system. The MPV will also get the Kia’s UVO Connect in-car connectivity suite. There will be two 10.1-inch screen for the rear occupants.

Kia Carnival India Details

The Kia Carnival will offer 540-litres of boot space with all three rows in position. The luggage carrying capacity can be further extended to ,624-litres and 2,759-litres by folding the second and third-row respectively.


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