17 Sep 2021: 2021 Kia Carnival debuts in India at Rs. 25 lakh
Kia Motors has introduced the 2021 iteration of its Carnival MPV in India with a starting price-tag of Rs. 24.95 lakh. The car is now offered in four variants, namely, Limousine+, Limousine, Prestige, and Premium, and comes with a bunch of premium features. It is powered by the same 2.2-liter diesel engine which is seen on the outgoing model. Here's our roundup.
Exteriors: It sports a 'Tiger Nose' grille and 18-inch wheels
The 2021 Kia Carnival features a sculpted bonnet, the new brand logo, a chrome accented 'Tiger Nose' grille, a wide black air dam, and LED headlights as well as fog lights. On the sides, it is flanked by roof rails, blacked-out B-pillars, indicator-mounted ORVMs, and 18-inch crystal-cut alloy wheels. A shark fin antenna, a roof-mounted spoiler, and wrap-around taillights are available on the rear.
Fact: A 197hp engine fuels the MPV
The 2021 Kia Carnival draws power from a 2.2-liter diesel motor that generates 197.2hp of power and 440Nm of peak torque. Transmission duties are handled by an 8-speed automatic gearbox.
Interiors: The vehicle provides entertainment system for rear passengers as well
The 2021 Kia Carnival offers a premium 7/8/9-seater cabin with a 10-way powered driver's seat, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, an air purifier, and a sunroof. It also houses an 8-speaker Harman Kardon sound system, a 10.1-inch rear entertainment system, and an 8.0-inch infotainment console with OTA updates and UVO support system. Six airbags and a rear-view camera are provided for safety.
Fact: How much does it cost?
The new Kia Carnival carries a starting price-tag of Rs. 24.95 lakh for the base-end Premium (7-seater) model and goes up to Rs. 33.99 lakh for the top-spec Limousine+ (7-seater) variant (both prices, ex-showroom).
Also see: Discounts worth Rs. 3.75 lakh on Kia Carnival this July
Kia Carnival Hi Limousine, with a luxurious 4-seater cabin, unveiled
2022 Kia Carnival MPV announced in the US: Details here
Read more on Auto by NewsBytes.