Kia Carnival is presented with a 3.5-liter V6 GDI petrol engine producing 287 hp. and 260 Nm of torque, which is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The minivan will also come with a hybrid powertrain, which consists of a 1.6-liter turbocharged gasoline engine and an electric motor with a total power of 242 hp. They work with a six-speed automatic transmission.
The new product received an updated exterior design – a large rectangular grille, cubic headlights and LED daytime running lights. The car looks like an SUV, but it is still a front-wheel drive minivan with three rows.
Inside, the Carnival features a new instrument panel, a high-tech center console and an optional Connected Car Rear Cockpit with multiple 14.6-inch HD displays.