Kia India has unveiled the new KA4 (fourth-gen Kia Carnival) at the ongoing Car Expo 2023 – in excess of two a long time following its world debut. In comparison to the existing Carnival on sale in India, the new, fourth-gen design is even larger with SUV-like styling, extra quality, and loaded with a host of new and superior tech.
In comparison to the outgoing model, the new KA4 is 40 mm more time at 5155 mm, when the wheelbase has been improved by 30 mm to 3090 mm. Visually, the MPV will get a bold front stop with a substantial, chrome Tiger-nose grille flanked with modern LED headlamps and LED DRLs. The profile continues to aspect a van-like layout with sliding rear doors and new alloys. At the rear, you get modern linked LED taillights, and Kia also has roof rails on supply.
Within, the new Kia KA4 will come with an all-new interior and it will be presented in three- or four-row seating configurations, with 7, 9 or 11. The present India-spec design only will come with 7, 8 and 9 seating configuration possibilities. The MPV also will get a massive 12.3-inch single-unit show that has been divided into a totally digital instrument cluster and an infotainment process, with haptic touch controls. The new KA4 also receives a new 3-spoke multi-purposeful steering wheel, together with new smooth-contact panels for the dashboard with white stitching and, a new beige/gray dual-tone inside with matching upholstery. The air-con controls have also been up-to-date, and the new centre console arrives with a piano black end with a change-by-wire rotary dial as an alternative of a gear lever for the transmission.
In conditions of features, it receives sliding electrical rear doorways, LED headlights with daytime running lights (DRLs), LED taillights, Kia Hook up related car technology, panoramic sunroof, tri-zone local weather handle, Android Car and Apple CarPlay, ventilated front seats and ambient lighting, many airbags, antilock braking method (Ab muscles) with electronic brake-power distribution (EBD), front and rear parking sensors and electronic stability manage among the other individuals.
Below the hood, the KA4 will get a 3.5-litre V6 Turbo GDI which is the selection-topping powertrain that belts out 286 bhp and 355 Nm of peak torque. Then is the 3.5-litre V6 multiport-injection (MPI) motor that puts out 268 bhp and 332 Nm of peak torque. Diesel engine options consist of the 2.2-litre, four-cylinder diesel engine that powers the Carnival in India currently. It churns out 197 bhp and 440 Nm of peak torque. All 3 powertrains are mated to an 8-velocity computerized transmission as conventional.