2021 Kia Carnival to get the 4-seater option to rival Lexus LM

Published On : 26 April 2020
By Tarashekhar Padhy

An all-new generation of the Kia Carnival can debut within the Korean market in the last half of this year, and this recreation guarantees to be a good higher providing than the present one. Among alternative things, it's conjointly possible to induce a 4-seater configuration. What this implies is that there'll be one row behind the driving force which can embrace 2 captain seats, a briefing kind of like one seen on the uber-luxurious Mercedes-Maybach S-class. whereas there aren't any official pictures of this 4-seater Carnival nonetheless, expect its seats to supply extraordinary levels of comforts, with slews of area and changes on provide.

Buyers watching similar levels of comfort would pay pile and obtain a premium luxury sedan or SUV. an alternative choice is to convert AN existing vehicle (usually MPVs or SUVs) to an expensive 4-seater within the aftermarket. whereas the latter isn't a plan exceptional in India, and there are samples of cars just like the Toyota Innova being fitted with sofa-like reclining chair chairs, solely a number of house owners elect this, and for numerous reasons just like the price of conversion and therefore the considerations concerning piece of furniture and acquirement. By providing the next-gen Carnival during this configuration straight out of the works, Kia appears to focus on those chauffeur-driven people World Health Organization needs supreme levels of seat comfort however don't want to pay a fortune or undergo the aftermarket route to realize it.

What you'll expect within the all-new Carnival are some significant exterior styling updates, though the van-like silhouette can stay unchanged. The insides can feature an all-new dashboard with an enormous panel housing the digital instrument cluster and picture show screens (a layout kind of like what we've seen on some Mercedes models). The new Carnival can still be feature-loaded and is additionally possible to feature paddle shifters within the top-spec versions.

While the next-generation Kia Carnival is probably going to come back to India in 2022, the present version saw a robust debut in India, selling 3,187 units in Feb and March 2020. It's on the market with a 200hp, 2.2-litre diesel motor, and 8-speed transmission, offering 7, 8, and 9-seat layouts, priced between Rs 24.95 and Rs 33.95 hundred thousand (ex-showroom, India).