Kia Motors teases next generation Carnival MPV ahead of launch

The new Kia Carnival MPV is scheduled to launch later this year. But ahead of the global unveiling, the carmaker has released a glimpse of what the next generation Carnival will look like.

By: Sabyasachi Dasgupta
| Updated on: 18 Jun 2020, 13:26 PM
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Design sketch of the fourth generation Kia Carnival MPV teased by the carmaker.
Design sketch of the fourth generation Kia Carnival MPV teased by the carmaker.

Kia Motors has hinted at the design of the brand’s fourth-generation Carnival flagship through a design sketch of the MPV. Released in Korean specification, the all-new Carnival – sold in many markets worldwide as the Kia Sedona – will appeal to progressive young families with its combination of innovation, flexibility, and style.

The new model builds on its predecessors’ heritage in the mid-sized MPV segment, following more than two million Carnival sales worldwide since the first generation launched in 1998. With a stronger, more stylish presence, futuristic new details and an SUV-inspired design, Kia designers have even dubbed the new model a ‘Grand Utility Vehicle’.

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At the front, the Carnival’s confident new face seamlessly integrates high-tech headlamps with Kia’s iconic ‘tiger-nose’ grille. Kia’s designers call this ‘symphonic architecture’, with the design of the front bringing together a range of detailed, technical features which create a sense of harmony and structural energy.

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From the side, a bold character line runs the length of the car, linking the front and rear lamps, with its glasshouse characterised by a new chrome fin which extends to surround the rear.

The new Kia Carnival is due on-sale in Korea in the third quarter of 2020, with global sales in many of Kia’s markets to follow thereafter. Kia will release new images and more details about the fourth-generation Carnival soon.

In India, Kia Motors had launched the third generation Carnival MPV during the Auto Expo in February this year. Being touted as a VIP MPV, Kia has positioned Carnival as a premium vehicle with stylish looks and fully-loaded interiors. Priced at 24.95 lakh, the MPV had a good momentum in the initial months, pushing Kia's sales figures up at a time when vehicle sales were down due to the coronavirus crisis. It remains to be seen when the carmaker decides to bring the upgraded model for the Indian customers.

First Published Date: 18 Jun 2020, 13:26 PM IST
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