Kia Carnival

Kia Carnival News in Malaysia

  • Review: Forget recond Vellfires, the 2022 CKD Kia Carnival offers the best value for money

    The Toyota Alphard and Vellfire have been Malaysian’s go-to MPV for many years but you’d be a fool to not consider the fourth-generation 2022 Kia Carnival.If you’re not brand conscious and you’re looking for a family MPV, the 2022 CKD Kia Carnival is an MPV to consider.Also read: If youre shopping for an MPV, heres why you should consider the Kia CarnivalHere’s what our colleague Greg has to say about the locally assembled Kia Carnival:Also read: Review: Forget reco


    Sep 30, 2022

  • Review: CKD 2022 Kia Carnival - For the boss or for the family? Why not both?

    Technically the 2022 Kia Carnival (KA4) sits uncontested in Malaysia. Well yes its an MPV, with lots of seats and a couple of sliding doors, but its the only one you can buy new in its price range thats built solely for the people-carrying business thats not a sanitised version of a commercial van.The 11-seater Carnival that marked the Korean brands re-entry into MalaysiaWe already love the 11-seater, Korean-imported (CBU) variant that came to Malaysia first. Its far more difficult to sieve the


    Aug 8, 2022

  • CKD Malaysia 2022 Kia Carnival heads to Thailand next, ASEAN exports to follow

    11-seater Kia Carnival set to be CKD soon To be sold alongside 7-, 8-seater variants Set for export to Thailand and other ASEAN countries tooThe 2022 Kia Carnival 11-seater – first introduced in Malaysia fully-imported (CBU) from Korea – will soon be locally-assembled (CKD Kulim, Kedah) here, to be sold alongside the CKD 7- and 8-seater variants. It will also be exported to the Thailand and ASEAN markets.'CKD programmes for the 11-seater has been initiated, basically for export to AS


    Aug 1, 2022

  • Kia: CKD cars in Malaysia now cost 3x more to make than 10 years ago, higher material cost and increased vehicle complexity

    The cost to locally-assemble (CKD) a new model have tripled in the last 10 years, says Kia distributor Dinamikjaya Motors, whose parent company Bermaz Auto holds 33.3 percent of Kia Malaysia, the manufacturing arm of the Korean marque here.While Kia Malaysia and Bermaz Auto declined to reveal the amount invested into local manufacturing, we understand that it is a low-mid range 8-digit sum, in Ringgit.Speaking at a press conference yesterday, Executive Chairman Dato Sri Ben Yeoh explained that t


    Jul 29, 2022

  • Here's exactly what you're getting with the CKD Kia Carnival that starts from RM 231k

    While most people announce specs followed by the pricing of new vehicles, Kia’s gone the other way around by revealing the pricing for the locally-assembled (CKD) Kia Carnival before finally unveiling the complete specifications of the MPV.Also Read: CKD 2022 Kia Sorento (MQ4) confirmed for Malaysia - Coming in 2023?The CKD version of the three-row, 7- or 8-seater is now officially open for bookings by Dinamikjaya Motors Sdn Bhd, the new distributor for the brand in Malaysa. This makes the


    Jul 28, 2022

  • Kia completes its takeover of Hyundai's old showroom in Glenmarie

    Dinamikjaya Motors Sdn Bhd, the new sole distributor for the Kia marque in Malaysia, has opened the doors to its first flagship 3S Centre in the Klang Valley. The new Kia centre features a full-fledged facility that comprises sales, service and spare parts for a stress-free ownership experience.The centre features the new Kia Store concept corporate identity. This sees the separate areas of the showroom distinguished by a red loop across the store that connects the display area and customer area


    Jul 28, 2022

  • Priced from RM 231k, first CKD 2022 Kia Carnival rolls off production line; set for export too

    Its finally here – Kia Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., a joint venture between Kia Corporation and Bermaz Auto Berhad (BAuto), has rolled out their first locally-assembled (CKD) Kia model under the new partnership at the Inokom plant in Kulim, Kedah, and its a 2022 Kia Carnival!LED taillights are a CKD-only thingSoon to be officially launched – though previewed earlier at our WapCar Auto Show Exhibition earlier this month – the CKD Carnival will be available in 7- and 8-seater configuratio


    Jul 25, 2022

  • Price confirmed: 2022 CKD Kia Carnival open for booking, from RM 231k to RM 261k

    We now have confirmed pricing of the locally-assembled (CKD) 2022 Kia Carnival, currently on display at the WapCar Auto Show Exhibition. There are three variants available: 2.2D 8-Seater - RM 231,228 2.2D 8-Seater High - RM 247,228 2.2D 7-seater High - RM 261,228Prices stated are on-the-road inclusive of sales and service tax (SST).Details and specifications have yet to be released, but we are able to spot a few key features on the 7- and 8-Seater High variants (both of which appears to be ident


    Jul 2, 2022

  • Forget overnight parts from Japan, it's overnight delivery of the CKD Kia Carnival at Bukit Jalil this weekend

    Fresh off completely selling out the CBU 2022 Kia Carnival here, Dinamikajaya Motors has done a Fast & Furious by overnighting the first 2 units of the new locally-assembled (CKD) 7 and 8-seater Carnival from Kulim, Kedah, to the WapCar Auto Show beginning today at Pavilion Bukit Jalil.Judging from the opening day’s crowd, the MPV is proving to be a huge hit and will undoubtedly be one of the main attractions as the Auto Show carries on over the 1-3 July 2022 weekend.Also Read: 11 seat


    Jul 1, 2022

  • Express delivery from Kulim, for WapCar - these are the first 2 CKD 7- / 8-seater 2022 Kia Carnival, see them at Bukit Jalil this weekend

    The first 2 units of the new locally-assembled (CKD) 7-seater 2022 Kia Carnival has just arrived in Bukit Jalil, just in time for preparations in setting up the WapCar Auto Show, slated to happen from 1- to 3-July, at Pavilion Bukit Jalil.This new MPV is the first CKD Kia model sold by Dinamikjaya Motor, the new custodian of Kia in Malaysia.Imported Kia Carnival shownExterior-wise, the CKD Carnival is nigh-on identical to the imported (CBU) model. The key visual differences are inside.Also Read:


    Jun 30, 2022

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