This fourth-generation of Carnival Luxury Van evolves even further towards the wagon shape that its predecessor debuted, emphasised by an even longer bonnet and a short front overhang. Packed with aesthetic enhancements from exterior to interior exhibiting a spacious, comfortable, and futuristic environment for its passengers. Like its predecessor, this van has a significant levels of space for passengers in all rows.
Kia’s familiar ‘Tiger Nose’ grille, now a little less familiar to fans of the Skoda brand. Where bold chrome notches would normally cut into the top and bottom edges, the upper section now features a simple, subtle bonnet overlap.
Showcasing the new diamond-mesh grille pattern with slender headlights, set above a stepped LED daytime lighting signature.
The new Carnival's profile is classically muscular wagon with the usual sliding rear doors, while a patterned satin silver fin cuts up into the C-pillar for a little extra flair. The same slender lighting theme features at the rear, with an uninterrupted red lighting and reflector bar running the width of the back end.
There’s also a generous amount of tech showcased, Mercedes-like panoramic digital console on the dashboard, connecting both the 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster and the touchscreen infotainment and navigation system. two high-tech digital displays placed under one piece of glass. Like the infotainment system, the climate control has touch-sensitive buttons and the shifter is now dial-type that is situated at the base of the center console.
The latest Kia Carnival also benefits from a 30 mm longer wheelbase, a 30 mm longer rear overhang, and a 10 mm wider body. Those greater dimensions actually translate to more cabin space in all three or four rows.
Practicality also became a major priority for this van, with Kia providing a number of storage options for its occupants, complemented with several features for stowing, supporting, and even charging electronic devices.
Kia Motors Korea is yet to unveil the specifications of this high demand Carnival, but it is expected to be offered with petrol and diesel engine options with some form of electrification as well.
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