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2022 Kia Carnival
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$331 / month
Finance
$454 / month
Vehicle Price
A typical negotiated price before taxes & fees.
Incentives
Incentives that help lower the selling price of a vehicle.
Available Money Factor of 0.00112 for 36 month lease
Incentives
Incentives that help lower the selling price of a vehicle.
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Trade-In Value
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2022 Kia Carnival Overview

John Diether
Automotive Editor - April 21, 2021

What's New

The 2022 Kia Carnival is an all-new replacement for the long-running Sedona minivan. Along with its novel name, the Carnival wears SUV-like styling while retaining all the interior space of a family van. The Carnival offers comprehensive safety technology, configurable second-row seating, a 12.3-inch touchscreen, and a 3.5-liter V6 engine with 290 horsepower. The available VIP Lounge Seating brings a new level of passenger comfort to this class.

Choosing Your Kia Carnival

The 2022 Carnival comes in four trims levels: LX, EX, SX, and SX Prestige. Pricing starts at $33,275 and tops out at $47,275 for the SX Prestige.

Engine Choices

Every Carnival is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 290 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque. An eight-speed automatic transmission sends power to the front wheels. For comparison, the outgoing Sedona uses a 3.3-liter V6 with 270 hp. Towing capacity is unchanged at 3,500 pounds.

According to EPA fuel economy estimates, the Carnival achieves 19 miles per gallon city, 26 mpg city, and 22 combined. These are typical figures for a gas-powered minivan.

Passenger and Cargo Capacity

The Carnival is as spacious as family vans get. The standard interior seats seven across three rows. A configurable three-person second row, optional on the LX and standard on the EX and SX, boosts capacity to eight. The middle seat can slide forward to put a small child closer to parents — or fold into a table when not in use. The SX Prestige comes with second-row captain's chairs, so capacity reverts to seven.

With all rows in use, the Carnival offers 40.2 cubic feet of cargo space. The third row can fold into the floor, resulting in 86.9 cubic feet. Removing the second row opens up 145.1 cubic feet, more than any other minivan on the market. Note the captain's chairs used in the SX Prestige aren't removable, so official capacity remains at 86.9 cubic feet. However, they do slide forward to provide additional space.

Safety Features

The Sedona's one major flaw — lack of standard driver assistance technology — has been cured by the arrival of the Carnival. Every example gets lane-keeping assist, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, rear parking sensors, a rear-seat reminder, driver alertness monitoring, and front automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection.

Starting with the EX, the Carnival also comes with adaptive cruise control, cyclist detection, front parking sensors, and an in-vehicle camera and PA system. The SX trims add a surround-view camera. A blind-spot camera display is exclusive to the SX Prestige.

Connectivity

The entry-LX comes with an 8-inch touchscreen, six speakers, six USB ports, and wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. The EX and SX feature a 12.3-inch touchscreen, navigation, wireless charging, and eight speakers. The SX Prestige gets 12-speaker Bose sound.

The SX and SX Prestige come standard with a rear dual-screen entertainment system.

Carnival LX — From $33,275

The LX starts out with cloth upholstery, tri-zone climate control, handsfree power-sliding side doors, heated side mirrors, proximity key access, LED headlights, and 17-inch silver alloy wheels.

The LX Seat Package ($2,000) adds leatherette upholstery, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, a 10-way power driver seat, heated front seats, and the eight-passenger layout with a configurable second-row middle seat.

Carnival EX — From $38,775

The Seat Package is standard on the EX, along with rear sunshades, a handsfree power liftgate, machine-finish 19-inch wheels, and nicer interior trim.

Carnival SX — From $42,275

The SX receives ventilated front seats, an eight-way power passenger seat, two household-style power outlets, and acoustic front side glass. The exterior features additional chrome trim, gloss black wheels, LED fog lights, and power-folding side mirrors.

Carnival SX Prestige — From $47,275

The Prestige offers a genuine leather interior with a heated steering wheel, LED lighting, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, and a universal home remote. The second-row features heated and ventilated VIP Lounge captain's chairs with swing-out footrests for recliner-like seating. Full LED exterior lighting is also standard.

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CarsDirect Tip

The EX offers an impressive level of technology and interior comfort for the price. We think it sets a new level of value in family travel. If your budget allows, we recommend also taking a serious look at the SX Prestige. The middle-row accommodations are really something special in this class.

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