In recent memory, Kia has released an all-new model. The 2020 model year saw the coming of the Kia Telluride, while 2021 added both the Kia Seltos and Kia K5 that have all received high praise. Now, the brand is offering another groundbreaking design shift and built: the Kia Carnival.
Replacing the Kia Sedona in the new model year is the 2022 Kia Carnival. As the newest minivan to join the category, it offers the latest in technology and capabilities from the Kia brand. Headed towards release later in the year, Palmen Kia provides an overview on the model below:
Interior & Comfort
Safety & Technology
|Heated Power-Adjustable Outside Mirrors
||Dual 12.3-inch Screens with Navigation and standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™
||Kia Drive Wise Technology|
|Smart Power Tailgate & Power Sliding Rear Doors
||Second Row Slide-Flex Seating
||Blind Spot Assistance and Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance|
|Dual Power Tilting and Sliding Sunroofs
||Dual-Screen Rear-Seat Entertainment with Device Mirroring
||Wireless Phone Charger|
|Sound-Absorbing Front Windshield and Front Door Windows
||11-Speaker Plus Subwoofer Bose® Audio System
||Passenger View with Night Vision|
With an expansive list of features, the 2022 Kia Carnival is prepared to take on the road ahead. Offered in four total trim levels (LX, EX, SX, SX-Prestige), the model’s base MSRP is $32,100. At the starting price, those interested can have a slew of features listed above, including up to 145.1 cubic feet of total cargo room. Dual 12.3-inch Displays are offered on the EX trim, though all display options offer standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility. Plus, the model will receive standard Kia Drive Wise safety technology, which includes Rear Occupant Alert, Forward Collision-Avoidance, and Blind Spot Assistance among others.
Every 2022 Kia Carnival will come equipped with a 3.5-liter V-6 engine. With it, models can receive up to a best-in-class 290 horsepower and 262 ft-lbs of torque. Meanwhile, the powertrain can offer up to an estimated 26 Highway MPG rating despite being able to tow up to 3,500 lbs. Plus, its extensive performance testing offers a perfect balance of weather conditions. Tested in subzero locations as well as in triple-digit temperatures, it’s ready to perform in any weather Wisconsin has to offer.
Arriving at Palmen Kia in the coming weeks, the 2022 Kia Carnival offers an expansive, fresh look in the minivan class. Contact an associate for more information on the upcoming model or view our inventory when the model arrives.