Upcoming Kia Carnival MPV Specs Leaked – 2.2-Litre Diesel, 200PS

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Kia Carnival is expected to be priced around Rs. 28-30 lakh (ex-showroom) and will be packed with several features and technologies

Kia Motors India Limited has made a compelling impact in the domestic scenes courtesy of the Seltos and is now preparing to unveil its second product for India. The Carnival is a premium MPV that will compete against the likes of Toyota Innova Crysta and it will be brought into the country via CKD route. It is expected to be priced around Rs. 28-30 lakh (ex-showroom).

The bookings of the Carnival are said to have begun in select dealerships and the official announcement is due in the coming days. It will be part of Kia’s show floor at the 2020 Auto Expo as well. Ahead of its official debut, the MPV has its exterior, interior and engine details leaked.

As for the powertrain, the premium MPV with multiple seating configurations (six-, seven- and eight-seats) uses a 2.2-litre VGT diesel engine. It is good enough to produce a maximum power output of 200 PS and 440 Nm of peak torque and is mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission only.

Specification Kia Carnival
Engine 2.2 Litre VGT Diesel Engine
Power 200 PS
Torque 440 NM
Transmission 8 Speed Sportmatic Transmission

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On the outside, it boasts an upscale exterior standing in line with its premium appeal. Some of the notable design details include the traditional Tiger Nose front grille, ‘Ice Cube’ shaped LED fog lamps, sportier dual-barrel LED headlamps, electrically foldable ORVMs, 18-inch sputtering alloy wheel design, roof with a floating design, chromed DLO moulding, rear spoiler and LED tail lamps, skid plates up front and rear, powered tailgate and so on.

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KIA Signature Tiger Nose Grille 10.1 Rear Seat Entertainment
Ice Cube Shaped LED Head Lamps USB, AUX, Youtube, Internet, Bluetooth, Screen Mirroring
Front Skid Plates Harman Kardon Sound System ( QUANTUM LOGIC, CLARIFI)
Dual Barrel LED Head Lamps Nappa Leather
Front Parking Sensors Smart Air Purifier
Auto Folding Mirrors One-Touch Doors
R18 Sputtering Alloy Wheels 2nd & 3rd Row Curtains
Aerodynamics 2nd Row Standup Seats
Floating Roof Design Boot Space 540 Litres
Surround DLO  Chrome Moulding 3rd Closed Then 1624 Litres
Day Light Opening 2nd  Row Closes Then 2759 Litres
Rear Spoiler UV Cutoff Glass, 220V Power Outlet
Smart Power Tailgate Roof Mounted Controls
Rear Parking Camera 3rd & 4th PopUp Sinking Seats
Rear LED Tail Lamp 12 Cup Bottle Holders
Rear Parking Sensors All Rows Safety Power Window
Rear Skid Plates Dual Panel Electric Sunroof
Tri-Zone Auto Climate Controls

The Carnival will be brimmed with exterior and interior features along with the latest in-car technologies that will distinguish itself from the hot-selling Innova Crysta. The interior comprises of Harman Kardon audio with Quantum Logic and CariFi tech, seats wrapped in Nappa leather, curtains on the second and third rows, stand up seats on the second row, extendable leg support, pop-up sinking seats in the third and fourth rows and so on.

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Other important features include UV cutoff glass, 220 V power outlet, roof-mounted controls, power windows, one-touch power sliding door, dual-panel electric sunroof, triple-zone automatic climate control, front and rear parking sensors, 12 cup bottle holders, smart air purifier and VIP seats with 10.1-inch rear-seat entertainment.

The connectivity options present are USB, AUX, youtube, internet, Bluetooth and screen mirroring. As standard, the bootspace lies at 540 litres and it can be increased to 1,624 litres and 2,759 litres when third and second rows are folded.