Delhi, January 14,
Kia Motors, world's leading automaker, recently showcased its
vehicle for the Elite class - the bold, stylish and sophisticated Kia Carnival.
Carnival is powered by a Diesel 2.2L VGT BS VI 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.
The Kia Carnival is a perfect blend of style and practicality,
offering best-in-class safety, comfort and refinement for occupants. The 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 the7VIP, 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.
Kookhyun Shim, MD & CEO, Kia Motors India said, “We are
overwhelmed by the love for brand Kia that the Indian market has shown. To
strengthen our relationship further and add new fans to the brand, we are all
set to launch the new Kia Carnival in India. With this new aspirational offering,
Kia Motors is addressing the unmet needs of the Indian Elite Class consumers. With
its fresh styling, rich features, excellent quality and exuberant appointments,
the Carnival addresses Indian customers who value aesthetics, performance,
refinement, safety and space. I am sure that the Carnival will also be
well-received by India and add to Kia’s reputation as an exciting brand for
Carnival comes with a wide and stylish stance combined with Kia’s
characteristic boldness, offering a perfect blend of pragmatism and
versatility. The 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.
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.
2199cc four-cylinder common rail direct injection VGT diesel BS VI- compliant
engine has been engineered for greater efficiency and performance. Developing
200 ps at 3,800 rpm and 440Nm of torque
between 1500~2750 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.