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 25.00 – 27.00 Lakh

Expected Launch Date:  Feb 2020 - May 2020


KIA Grand Carnival Preview

KIA is readying for its India entry with the SP SUV, which was showcased in concept version at the 2018 Auto Expo in Greater Noida. The company previewed as many as seventeen models at the biennial event. While all the displayed models are not India-bound, the one that caught everyone’s eye was the KIA Grand Carnival. Essentially a luxury SUV, it has a spacious cabin with ample room for the occupants and is already a part of KIA’s product line-up in several overseas markets.KIA Grand Carnival Preview

KIA Grand Carnival Exterior

Proportionally, the KIA Grand Carnival measures 5,115mm in length, 1,985mm in width, 1,755mm in height and it sits on a 3,060mm long wheelbase. It features an unconventional design and a bold stance. The SUV has a boxy semblance, despite that, use of clever styling prevents it from looking like a typical utility vehicle with a chunky exterior. Up front, it gets a honey-comb mesh grille with a chrome surrounding. The lower side of the bumper gets large air-inlets and it also houses fog lamps. It additionally features pulled back headlamps and low-slung bonnet with prominent lines. The chunky wheels with multi-spoke alloys add to its visual appeal.KIA Grand Carnival Exterior

KIA Grand Carnival Interior

The spacious cabin not only offers ample room for seating occupants, but it also packs in a host of comfort as well as connectivity features such as smart power tailgate, power sliding doors, resistance cloth seats, three-zone climate control and heated & ventilated seats. In addition, the KIA Grand Carnival also gets engine start stop, stand-up second row seating and stain resistant material seats. The SUV can be had with a seven and eight seat layout.KIA Grand Carnival Interior

KIA Grand Carnival Engine & Transmission

The KIA Grand Carnival specifications for the international model include a 2.2-litre turbocharged diesel and Lambda II 3.3 MPI petrol unit. In terms of output, the 2.2-litre diesel engine makes maximum power of 196bhp of power along with 441Nm of torque. On the other hand, the 3.3-litre MPI petrol unit is good for top power of 264bhp against 317Nm torque. Transmission duties are handled by a six-speed automatic unit.

KIA Grand Carnival Mileage

Both the engines including the 2.2-litre turbocharged diesel and 3.3-litre petrol unit are claimed to be efficient in nature. That said, these units return decent fuel economy.KIA Grand Carnival Mileage

KIA Grand Carnival Braking and Safety

On the safety front, this large SUV or commonly known as the people mover, gets a plethora of vital tech. That said, the KIA Grand Carnival features an advanced high strength steel and airbag system, front and rear parking sensors, rear cross-traffic alert, rear view camera, blind spot detection, lane change assist, forward collision warning system and high beam headlight assist among others.

KIA Grand Carnival Performance and Handling

As for the performance, both the 2.2-litre diesel and the high capacity 3.3-litre petrol unit have been calibrated to offer satisfactory driving experience. Since there is yet no clarity on whether this model will be headed to India, we currently cannot comment on this front.

What do we think about KIA Grand Carnival?

Boasting large proportions, the KIA Grand Carnival is an ideal vehicle for large families like India, though the model may not make it to India now, KIA could think of brining it at a later stage. Overall, it is a visually appealing SUV will a spacious cabin and plethora of features.

*All information provided for this model is for reference only. Actual specifications may vary at the time of the car launch

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  • What can be the expected price of the Kia Grand Carnival?

    Amit kumar Malhotra    2019-10-24

    The expected price of the Kia Grand Carnival will be around Rs 24 lakh and Rs 26 lakh.   Read More

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  • What is the seating capacity of the Kia Grand Carnival?

    DINESH KUMAR    2019-07-08

    The seating capacity of the Kia Grand Carnival comes somewhere around 11. The front cabin features 2 seats, the 2nd, 3rd, 4th row features 3 seats each having a child seat in between.    Read More

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