Full specifications for the 2021 Kia Carnival range have been confirmed following the pricing announcement from earlier this week.
The fourth-generation Carnival will be available in four specification levels: S, Si, SLi and Platinum with both petrol and diesel engines.
Pricing starts at $50,390 drive-away for the Carnival S petrol and tops out at $69,990 drive-away for the Platinum diesel.
Scroll down to see each grade’s equipment highlights.
Petrol buyers get a new 3.5-litre naturally-aspirated V6 engine producing 216kW of power and 355Nm of torque. When compared to the outgoing 3.3-litre V6 it develops an extra 10kW and 19Nm.
Diesel variants are powered by the updated 2.2-litre four-cylinder turbo unit that offers 148kW of power and 440Nm of torque.
Both engines are matched to the brand’s new in-house eight-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive.
Dimensionally, the new Carnival measures in at 5155mm long, 1995mm wide and 1740mm tall, with a 3090mm wheelbase. The new model is 40mm longer, 10mm wider and 30mm longer in wheelbase when compared to its predecessor.
With all the seats up luggage space is listed at 627L which increases to 2785L with the third row folded flat.
All models have a 2000kg braked towing capacity, or 750kg unbraked.
The new Carnival range is available now.
2021 Kia Carnival pricing (RRP and drive-away):
Carnival S V6 - $46,880 ($50,390 drive-away)
Carnival S diesel - $48,880 ($52,390 drive-away)
Carnival Si V6 - $52,380 ($55,790 drive-away)
Carnival Si diesel - $54,380 ($57,790 drive-away)
Carnival SLi V6 - $56,880 ($60,290 drive-away)
Carnival SLi diesel - $58,880 ($62,290 drive-away)
Carnival Platinum V6 - $64,680 ($67,990 drive-away)
Carnival Platinum diesel - $66,680 ($69,990 drive-away)
2021 Kia Carnival equipment highlights:
8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system
Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
4.2-inch instrument cluster display screen
Six-speaker sound system
17-inch alloy wheels
Reversing camera with rear parking sensors
Adaptive cruise control
LED headlights and daytime running lights
Automatic high beam
Tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel
Autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian and cyclist detection and junction assist
Rear cross-traffic alert
Driver attention monitoring
Safe exit warning
Front and front-side airbags
Driver’s knee airbag
Curtain airbags for all three rows
Carnival Si adds
12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system with
Wired Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
Eight-speaker sound system
18-inch alloy wheels
Front parking sensors
Dual-zone climate control
Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter
Rear cross-traffic assist
Carnival SLi adds
Keyless entry and start
Power sliding doors
Hands-free power tailgate
10-way power driver’s seat with two-way lumbar
Auto-dimming electrochromic rear-view mirror
LED front fog lights
Rear privacy glass
Safe exit assist
Carnival Platinum adds
Bose 12-speaker sound system
19-inch black alloy wheels
12-way power driver’s seat with four-way lumbar
Eight-way power front passenger seat
Matte chrome exterior trim
Heated steering wheel
Heated and ventilated front seats
Heated rear seats
LED interior lighting
Rear occupant alert
Wireless phone charging
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