Kia Carnival 2020 Review, Specification, and Price – The Carnival is BIG. On size, space, and common sense. It additionally guarantees a top-notch lodge understanding for each inhabitant. It’s in excess of a counterpart for the current MPV standard – the Innova – and could even exceed the lot higher situated V-Class in certain zones. What’s more, since we’ve not so much observed anything very like this brute previously, we’re going to separate this first crash into the view from a couple of alternate points of view.
According to the spectator, the Kia Carnival is about as attractive as vans could get. It does this by keeping things straightforward. Kia’s mark ‘tiger-nose’ aluminum completed grille, huge LED projector headlamps (with daytime running lights) and ‘ice 3D shape’ haze lights make for an attractive face.
Solid and straight character lines as an afterthought underscore its 5.1-meter length, while the 18-inch chrome amalgams add some bling to the profile. However, we’re not exactly sure the blingy wheels are in line with the remainder of the structure.
Seen from the back, the Carnival keeps it basic with enormous, rectangular taillights that house some LED components, and an unobtrusive chrome strip.
As far as measurements, it’s practically 400mm longer and 155mm more extensive than an Innova and sits on an any longer wheelbase also. The Toyota is somewhat taller, however. And keeping in mind that Kia hasn’t discharged ground leeway figures, apparently, the Innova has it beat here also.
From The Driver Seat
From the driver’s viewpoint, you see a customary plan for the dashboard and the instrument bunch. Where the Carnival takes things up a step, nonetheless, is in the wrapping up. Everything feels premium with delicate touch materials on the scramble, a cowhide wrapped directing haggle calfskin situates right now Limousine variation.
As far as highlights it packs in a ton, so there’s a 10-way flexible, fueled driver seat which is additionally ventilated, remote charging and three zones of atmosphere control. Infotainment is through an 8-inch touchscreen in advance (with route and Kia’s UVO associated vehicle tech) and two 10.1-inch contact screens in the subsequent column. There’s Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for the front screens and the frameworks is even remote CarPlay empowered. There are even two sunroofs and a lot of baggage space with the capacity to crease away seats to free up much more.
The Casual Driver
The primary unavoidable issue that anybody has with driving anything of this width and length is, obviously, how simple is it to move in tight spaces and swarmed lanes. Furthermore, our feelings of dread were immediately settled on this drive. With the seat set high and the tilt-adaptive movable directing wheelset to a happy with driving position, permeability all around is sans object.
It additionally seems to have a tight turning circle for a vehicle its size: a few U-turns on a double carriageway and arranging a tight circle was no issue by any means. We’d love to give it a go in firmly stuffed shopping center parking garages, however!
Progressing the Kia Carnival is additionally exceptionally simple to drive. Truth be told, all the controls: the directing rate, the delicate throttle reaction and the brakes, all power you to drive steadily. With 200PS and 440Nm of torque, it unquestionably has the legs for the expressway. In any case, you should design you overwhelms given the sheer size of the Carnival. At around 100kmph, the motor is ticking over at a delicate 1500rpm and those rates, motor clamor, wind commotion, and street clamor are held within proper limits. Kia credits additional sound-stifling material in key zones for this.
All things considered, the brakes could’ve been more grounded. They’re on the supply side so this powers you to drive all the more warily and lift off well ahead of time. What’s more, except if you rush it, the 8-speed programmed is smooth and moves are essentially imperceivable. There’s an eco mode as well and Kia claims a genuinely great 13.9kmpl ARAI-confirmed mileage for the Carnival. That is very authentic, as well, taking into account that after a great deal of static running and a ton of strolling speed drives around a parking garage for the shoot, our test vehicle just dropped down to 10kmpl. We’ll despite everything put this case to test when we get our hands on one for an appropriate street test.
Thus, the Carnival isn’t drivers enchant yet it isn’t giving them any pointless cerebral pains either. What’s more, this constrained loosened up driving style has a totally beneficial outcome on the solace in the remainder of the lodge. With this tenderness making the traveler experience all the better for the second, third and even fourth columns.
Solace all around
It’s spoiling tenants with agreeable ride quality as well. Our drive-in Hyderabad was over, for the most part, great streets with only a couple of awful fixes and we had no issues over them either. Side to side movement, which is constantly an issue on long vehicles, is all around controlled. Indeed, even in the third line, switching to another lane doesn’t give you that uncomfortable inclination. Be that as it may, taking corners even somewhat quicker than typical will have third line travelers grumbling.
It is fascinating to perceive how this too long wheelbase and agreeable suspension arrangement handles downright terrible streets and huge speed breakers. That said the underlying impression is that it despite everything rides head and shoulders over any MPV and even the most premium SUVs marked down today.
The Boss Seats
Manager seat in an MPV? In the top-spec ‘Limousine’ variation, you get adaptable ‘celebrity’ chief seats in the subsequent line. They slide advance and back, alter for tilt and furthermore have leg-rests that stretch out down (all physically). The seats can likewise be moved outwards or inwards to take into account better entrance for third column travelers. Pick the seven-seater design in the other two variations and you pass up the VIP seats. Be that as it may, the subsequent line can ‘stand facing’ the front seats, permitting significantly more extensive and progressively agreeable access to the third line. Experientially, the VIP seats are overly agreeable, however, the leg rest is somewhat gimmicky. To utilize them would require somewhat more space than there is and tall travelers will discover their feet fouling with the front seats. There are additionally two touch screen infotainment screens that are standard in the Limousine variation. These can be combined with your cell phone to stream content far beyond the typical USB, HDMI, and Aux-In inputs. There’s likewise a 220V AC power attachment in the back, a keen air purifier, and controlled sliding entryways. Atmosphere controls for the traveler territory are inquisitively put on the correct side of the main event over the driver’s head and inside reach of just the correct second column skipper seat. This inquisitive arrangement is apparently done to consider them to be in the simple reach of the driver. There’s likewise the bigger of the two sunroofs throughout the subsequent column, and this joins with the front sunroof to make the lodge even more vaporous. The huge windows on the sliding entryways likewise help and these even open and close with a one-touch work.
Kia’s acing the space game in the third column. Indeed, even with three side by side, you could cover a decent separation without a lot of distress. There are abundant headroom and legroom with the capacity to take care of your feet under the seat front. You can even lean back the column to make things significantly progressively agreeable. The third column additionally gets its own security blinds, a USB charger, and rooftop-mounted air-con vents also. It’s by a long shot the best third line understanding for grown-ups we’ve found in anything at a bargain as of now without exception.
The Luggage Space
With each of the three columns set up, there are 540 liters of room: enough for four medium measured hard cases to fit with still more space to put stuff on top. You can likewise overlay the third line in a 60:40 split, or totally crease them away and free up enough space to move house and still convey four in comfort.
With the third line collapsed down a level, there are an immense 1624 liters. Also, on the off chance that you truly need to, you can unbolt the subsequent line and free up a gigantic 2759 liters. Enough for a bike, we figure. Likewise, the rear end is even controlled in the best two variations and highlights a sans hands work too.
Kia Variations And Practicality
We invested a larger part of our energy in the Carnival Limousine, the leader variation. You could likewise pick between the base-spec Premium and mid-spec Prestige variations, and among 9-, 8-and 7-seat choices.
The 8-seat arrangement is like the seven-seater aside from that the wing seats are currently somewhat littler and are joined by a removable unit that sits between them. This bends over as both a leaning back seat and it can likewise be collapsed down to frame an armrest with cupholders.
With the 9-seater arrangement, there are a few indications of a trade-off. The third and fourth line is somewhat confined and you’d need to ‘change’ in the initial three lines to fit nine grown-ups in the vehicle. The commander seats get progressively littler as you move rearward and the fourth column occupies all the baggage room. The second and third commander seat lines slide forward to change room to breathe, while the fourth column can be collapsed down to leave six chief seats and a level extra room at the back. Along these lines, there is some adaptability to this arrangement as well.
The Family Man
As far as wellbeing, the Kia Carnival has double front, side and drape airbags. There are likewise ISOFIX youngster seat mounts, ABS with EBD, turn over moderation, slope start help. Cornering brake control, front stopping sensors and a switching camera with dynamic stopping lines are additionally standard on this Limousine variation.
Kia is situating the Carnival as its lead premium contribution and we don’t see it being evaluated beneath the Rs 30 lakh mark (ex-showroom). It’s head and shoulders over the present arrangement of MPVs in the Indian market as far as sheer space and gear choice just as giving you a premium, verging on extravagance lodge understanding. As we’re certain it’s likewise going to give a lot of well-known premium SUVs a decent run for their money
|Variant||On Road Price||Ex-Showroom Price||RTO + Others||Insurance|
|Carnival Premium (Diesel)||Rs. 29,35,219||Rs. 24,95,000||Rs. 3,15,875.00||Rs. 1,24,344|
|Carnival Premium 8 STR (Diesel)||Rs. 29,58,490||Rs. 25,15,000||Rs. 3,18,375.00||Rs. 1,25,115|
|Carnival Prestige (Diesel)||Rs. 34,00,644||Rs. 28,95,000||Rs. 3,65,875.00||Rs. 1,39,769|
Kia Carnival 2020 Review, Specification
|Engine Displ.:||2199 cc|
|Power Windows:||Front and Rear|
|Airbags:||Driver and Side Front|
|Child Safety Lock:||Yes|
|Gear Shift Indicator:||Yes|
Engine and Transmission
|Engine Type||2.2L VGT Deisel Engine|
|Max Power (bhp@rpm)||197bhp@3800rpm|
|Max Torque (nm@rpm)||440nm@1500-2750rpm|
|No. of cylinder||4|
|Valves Per Cylinder||4|
|Gear Box||8 Speed|
Fuel & Performance
|Emission Norm Compliance||BS VI|
Suspension, Steering & Brakes
|Front Suspension||MacPherson Strut with coil spring|
|Rear Suspension||Multi Link|
|Steering Column||Tilt & Telescopic|
|Steering Gear Type||Rack & Pinion|
|Front Brake Type||Disc|
|Rear Brake Type||Disc|
Dimensions & Capacity
|Boot Space (Litres)||540|
|Wheel Base (mm)||3060|
|Kerb Weight (Kg)||2195|
|Gross Weight (Kg)||2830|
Comfort & Convenience
|Power folding 3rd Row Seat|
|Automatic Climate Control|
|Air Quality Control|
|Remote Climate Control (A/C)|
|Remote Trunk Opener|
|Remote Engine Start/Stop|
|Accessory Power Outlet|
|Remote Horn & Light Control|
|Rear Reading Lamp|
|Rear Seat Headrest|
|Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts|
|Rear AC Vents|
|Seat Lumbar Support|
|Active noise cancellation|
|Parking Sensors||Front & Rear|
|Find My Car location|
|Real-Time Vehicle Tracking|
|Smart Access Card Entry|
|Smart Key Band|
|Engine Start/Stop Button|
|Glove Box Cooling|
|Central Console Armrest|
|Gear Shift Indicator|
|Luggage Hook & Net|
|Lane Change Indicator|
|Leather Steering Wheel|
|Leather wrap gear-shift selector|
|Electric Adjustable Seats||Front|
|Driving Experience Control Eco|
|Fog Lights – Front|
|Fog Lights – Rear|
|Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror|
|Manually Adjustable Ext. Rear View Mirror|
|Rain Sensing Wiper|
|Rear Window Wiper|
|Rear Window Washer|
|Rear Window Defogger|
|Alloy Wheel Size (Inch)|
|Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators|
|Tyre Size||235/60 R18|
|Anti-Lock Braking System|
|Power Door Locks|
|Child Safety Locks|
|No of Airbags||6|
|Day & Night Rear View Mirror|
|Passenger Side Rear View Mirror|
|Rear Seat Belts|
|Seat Belt Warning|
|Door Ajar Warning|
|Side Impact Beams|
|Front Impact Beams|
|Vehicle Stability Control System|
|Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank|
|Eletronic Stability Control|
|Anti-Pinch Power Windows||Driver’s Window|
|Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock|
|ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts|
|SOS / Emergency Assistance|
|Blind Spot Monitor|
|Hill Descent Control|
|360 View Camera|
Entertainment & Communication
|Integrated 2DIN Audio|
|Wireless Phone Charging|
|USB & Auxiliary input|
|Touch Screen size||8 inch|
|No of Speakers||8|
|Rear Entertainment System|