Kia has finally revealed the pricing of the Carnival MPV at the 2020 Auto Expo in India. We had driven the car last month and here’s what we think about it.
Kia Carnival Tiger Nose Grille. (Image courtesy: Arjit Garg/News18.com)
Kia has launched the Carnival Premium MPV in India at a starting price of Rs 24.95 lakh (ex-showroom) for the premium variant. The Limousine variant, on the other hand, has been priced at Rs 33.95 lakh (ex-showroom). We drove the car last month in Hyderabad and came out impressed with what the car brings to the table.
As far as my memory goes, MPVs have always been considered a “cheap” way of transporting people in India. However things have started to look rather bright in the past couple of years with manufacturers launching some really interesting products in this body type. Right from the India’s first modular MPV Renault Triber, to India’s first luxury MPV Mercedes-Benz V-Class, MPVs have started to outperform everyone’s expectations. And now, Kia Motors is here to challenge the status quo with their newest offering, a premium MPV called the Carnival. We recently got a chance to drive the upcoming Carnival in Hyderabad and here’s our Kia Carnival first drive review: