Kia Motors has introduced the refreshed version of its premium MPV - Kia Carnival at a starting price of Rs 24.95 lakhs (ex-showroom). The MPV now features the new Kia logo. Besides that, two new variants - Limousine and Limousine Plus, have also been added. With this, the Carnival is now offered in a total of four trim levels - Premium, Prestige, Limousine, and Limousine Plus, and six variants.
|2021 Kia Carnival Variants||Price (ex-showroom)|
|Premium 7-Seater||Rs 24.95 lakh|
|Premium 8-Seater||Rs 25.15 lakh|
|Prestige 7-Seater||Rs 29.49 lakh|
|Prestige 9-Seater||Rs 29.95 lakh|
|Limousine 7-Seater||Rs 31.99 lakh|
|Limousine Plus 7-Seater||Rs 33.99 lakh|
Kia has equipped the new Limousine trim with a plethora of features. These include an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment unit with UVO support & OTA map updates, VIP premium leatherette seats with leg support in the second row, ECM mirror, a 10.1-inch rear-seat entertainment system, Smart Pure air purifier, and many more. The Limousine Plus variant, on the other hand, gets a host of features like a 10-way power driver seat, an 8-speaker Harman Kardon audio system, driver seat ventilation, premium wood garnish, a 10.1-inch dual rear-seat entertainment system, Highline tyre pressure monitoring system, and leather-wrapped steering wheel & gear knob. Besides these, features like 18-inch crystal cut alloy wheels will be offered as standard on all trims. Also, premium leatherette seats will be offered in Prestige, Limousine, and Limousine Plus trims with diamond-shaped quilting.
Performance-wise, the 2021 Carnival MPV is powered by a 2.2-litre, 4-cylinder diesel unit mated to an 8-speed automatic gearbox. The engine further churns out a top power of 197 bhp at 3800 rpm and a peak torque of 440 Nm at 1500-2750 rpm.