Motors, one the recent entrants in the Indian passenger vehicle market,
showcased Kia Carnival, a multipurpose vehicle (MPV) that will take on the
likes of the very successful Toyota Innova Crysta. Kia’s first vehicle for
India, the Seltos, is selling like hot cakes in the passenger SUV segment.
Kia Carnival is powered by a diesel 2.2L VGT BS6 compliant engine paired with
an 8-speed Sportsmatic transmission (8AT). Offering power-packed performance,
replete with the most aspirational interior and exceptional ride and comfort,
the Carnival will be launched at the upcoming Delhi Auto Expo 2020.
Carnival will be offered in three exuberant trims – Premium, Prestige and
Limousine and with multiple seating configurations of 7, 8 and 9. There are two
7 seater options, the regular has 4 captain seats with 3 sinking seats and another variation
the7 VIP, has the option of second row VIP seat for ultra-luxurious experience.
The 8 seater has 4 captain seats and 3 sinking seats. The 9 seater, which has 6
Captain + 3 sinking seats . It is equipped with class-leading features to
connect with style-conscious and tech-savvy consumers, like Dual Panel Electric
Sunroof, VIP Seats with 10.1” Dual Touchscreen Rear Seat Entertainment System,
One-Touch Power Sliding Door and Smart Power Tailgate among others.
front of the Carnival comes with a wide, upright ‘tiger-nose’ grille and
wrap-around LED Projection headlamps with LED DRLs to give it an imposing
appearance. In profile, it has a swept-back silhouette with a long bonnet and
an all-round glass area that gives it a dynamic appearance along with Floating
Roof design and R18” Sputtering Finish alloy wheels. A strong crease that runs
along the length of the car and sculpted surfaces add to its dynamism. The rear
of the Carnival further emphasizes its
solid appearance with wide LED rear lamps, broad metal surfaces and a
glass area shaped to give it more prominent ‘shoulders’. Dual Panel Electric
Sunroof gives a statement of luxury.
First in segment Connectivity
is the latest evolution in connected car and infotainment, which is testimony
of Kia’s continued quest to provide advanced technology that makes driving
safer, convenient and enjoyable.UVO comes with 37 smart features, offered free
for initial 3 years.
of UVO Smart features can be now accessed through smart watch as well, which
takes car connectivity at a different level. The smart watch 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.
air travel was a key influence behind the design and layout of the cabin.
Sophisticated and luxurious, the cabin of the Carnival is made up of high-grade
materials, providing a premium, modern look. Its elegant individual seats,
superior ambience and consistent design throughout the cabin are aimed at
ensuring maximum utility and comfort for all. The Carnival also sports a range
of intelligently-designed features to ensure a more efficient and flexible use
of space for all occupants. Depending upon the trim level and seating option,
the Carnival can accommodate up to 9 persons in all.
Modern technology for a more luxurious
new Carnival is equipped with a range of advanced on-board technologies
designed to improve the car’s capabilities and owner and occupant satisfaction.
The VIP seats in the Limousine trim offer tremendous comfort and leg room for
passengers, and can be set for individual preferences. The 10.1” Dual
Touchscreen Rear Seat entertainment system comprising 10.1”monitors, and 8
speakers Harman Kardon Premium Sound system offer Lounge-like experience while
on the move. The Smart Power Tailgate
automatically opens when the smart key is ‘sensed’ in close proximity to the
trunk, while the Carnival’s power-sliding rear doors also open at the touch of
a button. Smart Pure Air purifier gives clean and fresh air to the occupants.
2199cc four-cylinder common rail direct injection VGT diesel BS6 compliant
engine has been engineered for greater efficiency and performance. Developing
200 ps at 3,800 rpm and 440Nm of torque
between 1500 and2750 rpm, the engine is paired with Kia’s 8-speed Sportsmatic
transmission. This offers smooth application of power for a relaxed drive as
well as performance when you want it.
Comfort and convenience features
with a host of convenience features, the Carnival offers efficient use of space
and comfort for passengers. Features like Tri zone Auto AC, Electronic Parking
Brake, Auto Defog windscreen, Smart Cruise Control, front and Rear parking
sensors, tilt and telescopic steering wheel adjustment, auto-dimming rear-view
mirror and numerous storage spaces throughout the cabin for greater
practicality make it a perfect partner on the road.
DETAILS OF THE TRIMS ARE AS BELOW:
base trim of Kia Carnival is loaded with key technology and infotainment
features such as touchscreen Audio with Android Auto and Apple Carplay, 4
Speakers and 2 Tweeters and Steering Audio Controls. It will come with Rear View Camera, 3.5” 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.
trim on the Carnival features driver and passenger airbags, ABS with EBD, Front
and Rear Disc Brakes, ISO-FIX, and Rear Parking Sensors.
Alloy Wheels, Chrome outside Door Handles, Rear Spoiler with LED HMSL and Rear
Chrome Garnish accentuate the sophisticated look of the RV.
trim will be available in 7-seater and 8-seater variants.
Prestige Trim naturally offers all the features of Premium trim along with
several additions, making the Carnival even more desirable for customers.
line offers Electronic Stability Control with Hill Assist Control, Roll-over
Mitigation and Cornering Brake Control, Side and Curtain Airbags and Front
enhancing the look and adding convenience to the drive are Front Grille with
Chrome inserts, LED Projection Headlamps with LED Position Lamps, Ice Cube
Shape LED Fog Lamps, LED Rear Combination Lamps, Roof Rails, Chrome Surround on
window, Smart Power Tailgate, UV Cut front door glass and windshield and 220V
Laptop Charger and USB Charger.
Dual Panel Electric Sunroof with all Interior LED lights, Sunshade Curtains,
Electric Folding Outside mirror, Chrome inside Door handles, Pop up sinking
seats, sliding seats and much more will make the CARNIVAL as comfortable as a
Prestige trim will be available in 7
seater and very practical 9(6 captain + 3 sinking) seat options.
is the top-of-the-line Carnival and will include all the features available in
the Premium and Prestige trims. That apart, the Limousine trim is available as
a 7-seater option, and will be topped up with 2nd Row Luxury VIP Seats with Leg
Support, Premium Nappa Leather Seat Upholstery, Leather wrapped steering wheel
and gear knob, Premium Wood Garnish, R18”Sputtering Finish Alloy Wheels and
High Line Tyre Pressure Monitoring
the infotainment quotient a higher will be Touchscreen Audio with In-built
Navigation and UVO Connected Car (3 Year Free), Harman/Kardon Premium 8 Speaker
Sound System and 10.1” Dual Touchscreen Rear Seat Entertainment System.
trim takes relaxation and ease to the next level with 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
Source: Kia Motors India
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