The Kia Grand Carnival is due to enter a whole new generation globally and spy shots of the new bumpers, completely undisguised, have surfaced on the internet giving us a glimpse of the cosmetics change to come.
If all goes according to plan and the coronavirus does not give too much disruption in production, Kia Motors is expecting the fourth generation all-new Kia Grand Carnival’s arrival into the market in July.
Based on the pictures, the new generation 2020 Kia Carnival will have a boxier design than before. The front grille looks to be finished in piano black and has a vertical design with honey comb in between. Both front and back bumpers are completed with black trims.
According to the Korean Car Blog, this is what we know so far about the all-new fourth generation Kia Carnival;
There is a possibility that Kia might be introducing a more rugged looking X-Line variant that will satisfy buyers who would prefer a SUV but need the seating capacity of an MPV.
The engine on the Kia Carnival will downsize from the 3.3-litre V6 to a more fuel-efficient Theta III 2.5-litre Turbocharged engine. The international markets will also get a hybrid powertrain in the form of a 1.6-litre Turbo GDi connected to an electric motor. We’re pretty sure that this will not be made available in Malaysia, but you never know if Naza Kia might spring a surprise on us.
The interior will sport similar design elements with the new Kia Sorento, featuring a digital instrument cluster. Like new Mercedes-Benz models, the Carnival will have a touch screen panel that flows from the instrument cluster to the infotainment unit.
Source: The Korean Car Blog