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The Kia Carnival luxury MPV is all set to go on sale in India next month, at the 2020 Auto Expo. However, it seems like Kia Motors India couldn't wait till next month to tell us more about its long-anticipated luxury MPV. The carmaker today announced the variants details, engine specifications, and other key information about its upcoming Kia Carnival, which as per the company, will come in 7-, 8-, and 9-seater options, equipped with several segment-first features. In terms of variants, the Kia Carnival will be offered in 3 main trims - Premium, Prestige and Limousine.


Starting with the seating arrangement, we must tell you that the Premium trim can be opted for in both 7- and 8-seater options, while the Prestige trim will come in 7- and 9-seater options. The top-spec Limousine variant is only offered in 7-seater option, but instead of the standard captain seats for the second row, this one will get the lounge-style VIP luxury seats. The standard 7-seater option gets the regular has 4 captain seats with 3 sinking (bench) seats, the 8-seater has 4 captain seats and 3 sinking seats, while the 9-seater version comes with 6 captain seats and bench seat for the last row.

Visually, the Kia Carnival will certainly come with a large footprint with sliding rear door and power tailgate. Upfront, we have the signature Tigre Nose grille, with wrap-around LED Projection headlamps with LED DRLs. The profile features a floating roof design and all three trims get 18-inch alloys as standard, but in different options. The rear features wide LED taillamps, broad metal surfaces and a glass area shaped to give it more prominent shoulders. The MPV also gets a premium-looking cabin, made up of high-grade materials. The Carnival also offers a range of intelligently designed features, depending on the variant.

Kia Carnival - Premium

In terms of features, the entry-level Premium variant comes with a touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple Carplay, 4 Speakers and 2 Tweeters and Steering Audio Controls. It also gets rear-view camera, 3.5-inch cluster LCD panel, cruise control, smart key with push start/stop button, tilt and telescopic steering, electrically adjustable outside mirror, all power windows with driver auto-down and auto headlight control. Standard safety features include dual airbags, ABS with EBD, Front and Rear Disc Brakes, ISO-FIX, and Rear Parking Sensors. On the exterior front, the Carnival Premium trim comes with 18-inch Crystal-Cut alloy wheels, chrome outside door handles, rear spoiler with LED HMSL and rear chrome garnish.

Kia Carnival - Prestige

In addition to the features offered with Premium trim, the Prestige variant also comes with the dual-panel sunroof, interior LED lights, sunshade curtains, electric folding outside mirror, chrome inside door handles, pop up sinking seats, and sliding seats. The cabin also gets a 220V laptop charger and USB charger. Prestige line offers Electronic Stability Control with Hill Assist Control, Roll-over Mitigation and Cornering Brake Control, Side and Curtain Airbags and Front Parking Sensors. The exterior features chrome inserts for the front grille, LED projector headlamps with LED position lamps, Ice Cube Shaped LED fog lamps, LED rear combination lamps, roof rails, chrome surround on the window, smart power tailgate, UV cut front door glass and windshield.

Kia Carnival - Limousine

The top-spec Limousine variant comes with 2nd Row Luxury VIP Seats with leg support, premium Nappa leather seat upholstery, leather-wrapped steering wheel and gear knob, premium wood garnish, 18-inch sputtering finish alloy wheels, and high line tyre pressure monitoring system. The MPV also gets a more advanced infotainment system with navigation and UVO connected car technology from the Seltos, which will be free for 3 years. The top-spec trim will also get an 8 Speaker Sound System from Harman/Kardon and 10.1-inch dual touchscreen rear-seat entertainment system. Other creature comforts include Smart Pure Air Purifier with perfume diffuser, Electronic Parking Brake, 10-way Power Driver Seat, Driver Seat Ventilation, Front Console Wireless Smartphone Charger and Auto Antiglare Inside Rear View Mirror (ECM) with UVO Controls and Smartwatch connectivity.

The smartwatch allows remote engine start-stop, AC Control, Smart Pure Air control, horn/ light, door lock/ unlock and vehicle status. It also provides Tyre pressure and fuel level information status along with notifications on movement and safety alerts.

Under the hood, the Kia Carnival will feature a BS6 compliant 2.2-litre VGT diesel engine that is tuned to offer 197 bhp at 3,800 rpm and develops a peak torque of 440 Nm between 1500 to 2750 rpm, the engine is paired with Kia's 8-speed Sportsmatic automatic transmission.

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Kia Carnival Price By Variants

Variant Ex-Showroom Specification Compare

Carnival Premium 7 STR

24.95 Lakh 2199 cc, Diesel, Automatic, 0 Kmpl

Carnival Premium 8 STR

25.15 Lakh 2199 cc, Diesel, Automatic, 0 Kmpl

Carnival Prestige 7 STR

28.95 Lakh 2199 cc, Diesel, Automatic, 0 Kmpl

Carnival Prestige 9 STR

29.95 Lakh 2199 cc, Diesel, Automatic, 0 Kmpl

Carnival Limousine 7VIP STR

33.95 Lakh 2199 cc, Diesel, Automatic, 0 Kmpl

Kia Carnival Price

Ex-showroom 24,95,000
Insurance 1,36,580
RTO Amount 3,11,875
TCS 24,950
Est On-Road Price* 29.68 Lakh
Ex-showroom 25,15,000
Insurance 1,37,480
RTO Amount 3,14,375
TCS 25,150
Est On-Road Price* 29.92 Lakh
Ex-showroom 28,95,000
Insurance 1,54,580
RTO Amount 3,61,875
TCS 28,950
Est On-Road Price* 34.4 Lakh
Ex-showroom 29,95,000
Insurance 1,59,080
RTO Amount 3,74,375
TCS 29,950
Est On-Road Price* 35.58 Lakh
Ex-showroom 33,95,000
Insurance 1,77,080
RTO Amount 4,24,375
TCS 33,950
Est On-Road Price* 40.3 Lakh

Kia Carnival Expert Reviews

2020 Kia Carnival Review; Does It Redefine the MPV Segment?

2020 Kia Carnival Review; Does It Redefine the MPV Segment?

The Kia Carnival is big, stylish and very comfortable. It's also Kia Motors India's new flagship offering in the country and we've sampled the all-new offering in Hyderabad that promises to be a gamechanger in the premium MPV segment. Read Kia Carnival Review in Detail

Kia Carnival Specifications

Engine CC 2199 cc
Max Power 197 bhp
Max Torque 440 Nm
Fuel Diesel
Transmission Automatic
Length/Width/Height 5115/1985/1740 mm
Boot Space 540 mm

Kia Carnival Features

  • Apple CarPlay

  • One Touch Power sliding Doors

  • SunGlass Holder

  • 220V Laptop Charger

  • Dual Electric Sunroof With All Interior LED Lights

  • Smart Power Tailgate

  • 4th Row Pop-Up Sinking Seats

  • 3rd Row Sliding Seat

  • Wireless Smartphone Charger

Kia Carnival Colors

Kia Carnival Steel Silver

Steel Silver
Available for all variants.

Kia Carnival Glacier White Pearl

Glacier White Pearl
Available for all variants.

Kia Carnival Aurora Black Pearl

Aurora Black Pearl
Available for all variants.

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