2021 Kia Grand Carnival: The 3 variants in detail

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As a culture that’s big on family, there’s certainly a place for minivans in the hearts and minds of Pinoys, and one of the more popular options in this segment is the Kia Grand Carnival. With every version, Kia's sizable family car has managed to deliver quality comfort and space in generous amounts, and buyers from all over have shown their approval with their wallets. The Carnival nameplate has already sold over two million units globally, making it a respectable seller for the South Korean car brand since its inception in 1998.

The locally sold 2021 Kia Grand Carnival—a 2019 carryover—is driven by a 2.2-liter Euro 4-compliant 2.2 Turbocharged intercooler VGT diesel engine that delivers 197hp and 441Nm. An 8-speed automatic transmission with Shiftronic is the only gearbox option.

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Kia describes the Grand Carnival cabin as “a supremely elegant and spacious cockpit,” with well-planned design and function cues all around. For infotainment, the top-ranging Grand Carnival variants have an 8-inch touchscreen with Bluetooth, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. The leather-upholstered seats are extremely flexible thanks to stand-up 2nd row seats and pop-up sinking third row seats, allowing owners to maximize storage as necessary.

Philippine car buyers have three Kia Grand Carnival trims to choose from, with 11-seater and 7-seater options available. Price ranges from PHP2 million for the base LX AT to PHP2.4 million for the top-ranging EX AT. Check out the breakdown of the specs and features of each Kia Grand Carnival variant below.

KIA Grand Carnival 2.2 LX AT 11- Seater (PHP2 million)

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Dimensions (mm): 5111 x 1985 x 1755
  • Wheelbase (mm): 3060
  • Ground clearance (mm): 180
  • Seating Capacity: 11 Persons
  • Trunk Capacity (liters): 325
  • Fuel Tank Capacity (liters): 80
  • Luggage Capacity - Behind Third Row (Liters): 960
  • Luggage Capacity - Behind Second Row (Liters): 2220
  • Luggage Capacity - Behind Front Seats (Liters): 4022
  • Curb Weight (kg): 2107
  • Gross Vehicle Weight (kg): 2800

POWERTRAIN

  • Engine Type: 2.2L In-Line 4 Cylinders, DOHC, Common Rail Direct Injection E-VGT
  • Displacement (cc / Liters): 2199 (2.2)
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Max power (hp / RPM): 197 @ 3800
  • Max torque (Nm / RPM): 441 @ 1750 to 2750
  • Transmission type: 8-Speed Automatic with Shiftronic
  • Drivetrain: Front Wheel Drive
  • Front / Rear Suspension: Macpherson Strut and Stabilizer / Multi-Link
  • Front / Rear Brakes: Disc / Disc
  • Wheels: 235 / 65 R 17 Alloy

EXTERIOR

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  • Headlights: Projection Type Halogen
  • Auto Light Control: Without
  • Position Lamps: Light Guide
  • Front Fog Lamps: Without
  • Rear Combination Lamps: Standard
  • Front and Rear Bumpers: Body Color
  • Exterior Rearview Mirrors: Body Color and Electric Adjustable
  • Turn Signal Indicators: Rearview Mirror Mounted
  • Sunroof: Without
  • Radiator Grille: Bar Type
  • Outside Door Handles: Body Color
  • Door Garnish: Black
  • Rear Window Defogger: Standard
  • Sliding Door: Manual
  • Tailgate Manual
  • Paint Options: Clear White, Silky Silver, Panthera Metal, Aurora Black Pearl

INTERIOR

  • Seat Material: Cloth
  • Steering Wheel: Polyurethane
  • Controls: Audio, Bluetooth and Cruise Control
  • Gear Shift Knob: Polyurethane
  • Dashboard Trim: Standard
  • Inside Door Handles: Matte Silver
  • Parking Brake: Foot Operated
  • Air Conditioner Type: Front and Rear (Manual)
  • Remote Keyless Entry: Standard
  • Push Start: Without
  • Driver’s Seat: Manual Slide, Recline and Height Adjust with 2-way Power Lumbar
  • Interior Rearview Mirror: Day and Night
  • Infotainment System: AM / FM Radio, CD, MP3 with USB and Aux-in Ports
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth Hands-Free
  • Number of Speakers: 6

SAFETY

  • Anti-Lock Brakes: Standard
  • Airbags: Driver and Front Passenger
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC): Without
  • Brake Assist: Without
  • Hill Start Assist Control: Without
  • Engine Immobilizer: Standard, with Burglar Alarm
  • Parking Distance Warning: Rear Sensors
  • Rear Camera Display: Without

KIA Grand Carnival 2.2 EX AT 11-Seater (PHP2.18 million)

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Dimensions (mm): 5111 x 1985 x 1755
  • Wheelbase (mm): 3060
  • Ground clearance (mm): 180
  • Seating Capacity: 11 Persons
  • Trunk Capacity (liters): 325
  • Fuel Tank Capacity (liters): 80
  • Luggage Capacity - Behind Third Row (Liters): 960
  • Luggage Capacity - Behind Second Row (Liters): 2220
  • Luggage Capacity - Behind Front Seats (Liters): 4022
  • Curb Weight (kg): 2107
  • Gross Vehicle Weight (kg): 2800

POWERTRAIN

  • Engine Type: 2.2L In-Line 4 Cylinders, DOHC, Common Rail Direct Injection E-VGT
  • Displacement (cc / Liters): 2199 (2.2)
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Max power (hp / RPM): 197 @ 3800
  • Max torque (Nm / RPM): 441 @ 1750 to 2750
  • Transmission type: 8-Speed Automatic with Shiftronic
  • Drivetrain: Front Wheel Drive
  • Front / Rear Suspension: Macpherson Strut and Stabilizer / Multi-Link
  • Front / Rear Brakes: Disc / Disc
  • Wheels: 235 / 60 R 18 Alloy

EXTERIOR

  • Headlights: Projection Type Halogen
  • Auto Light Control: With
  • Position Lamps: LED
  • Front Fog Lamps: Projection Type
  • Rear Combination Lamps: LED
  • Front and Rear Bumpers: Body Color
  • Exterior Rearview Mirrors: Body Body Color, Electric Adjustable and Folding
  • Turn Signal Indicators: Rearview Mirror Mounted
  • Sunroof: Without
  • Radiator Grille: Bar Type
  • Outside Door Handles: Body Color
  • Door Garnish: Black
  • Rear Window Defogger: Auto Defogger
  • Sliding Door: Powered
  • Tailgate Manual
  • Paint Options: Snow White Pearl, Silky Silver, Panthera Metal, Aurora Black Pearl

INTERIOR

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  • Seat Material: Cloth
  • Steering Wheel: Polyurethane
  • Controls: Audio, Bluetooth and Cruise Control
  • Gear Shift Knob: Polyurethane
  • Dashboard Trim: Glossy Black
  • Inside Door Handles: Chrome
  • Parking Brake: Foot Operated
  • Air Conditioner Type: 3-Zone Automatic with Cluster Ionizer
  • Remote Keyless Entry: Smart Entry
  • Push Start: With
  • Driver’s Seat: Manual Slide, Recline and Height Adjust with 2-way Power Lumbar
  • Interior Rearview Mirror: Day and Night
  • Infotainment System: 8-inch Touchscreen, AM / FM Radio, CD, MP3 with USB and Aux-in Ports
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth Hands-Free with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Number of Speakers: 6

SAFETY

  • Anti-Lock Brakes: Standard
  • Airbags: Driver and Front Passenger
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC): Without
  • Brake Assist: Without
  • Hill Start Assist Control: Without
  • Engine Immobilizer: Standard, with Burglar Alarm
  • Parking Distance Warning: Front and Rear Sensors
  • Rear Camera Display: With

KIA Grand Carnival 2.2 EX AT 7-Seater (PHP2.4 million)

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Dimensions (mm): 5115 x 1985 x 1740
  • Wheelbase (mm): 3060
  • Ground clearance (mm): 180
  • Seating Capacity: 7 Persons
  • Trunk Capacity (liters): 325
  • Fuel Tank Capacity (liters): 80
  • Luggage Capacity - Behind Third Row (Liters): 960
  • Luggage Capacity - Behind Second Row (Liters): 2220
  • Luggage Capacity - Behind Front Seats (Liters): 4022
  • Curb Weight (kg): 2177
  • Gross Vehicle Weight (kg): 3045

POWERTRAIN

  • Engine Type: 2.2L In-Line 4 Cylinders, DOHC, Common Rail Direct Injection E-VGT
  • Displacement (cc / Liters): 2199 (2.2)
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Max power (hp / RPM): 197 @ 3800
  • Max torque (Nm / RPM): 441 @ 1750 to 2750
  • Transmission type: 8-Speed Automatic with Shiftronic
  • Drivetrain: Front Wheel Drive
  • Front / Rear Suspension: Macpherson Strut and Stabilizer / Multi-Link
  • Front / Rear Brakes: Disc / Disc
  • Wheels: 235 / 60 R 18 Alloy

EXTERIOR

  • Headlights: Projection Type Halogen
  • Auto Light Control: With
  • Position Lamps: LED
  • Front Fog Lamps: Projection Type
  • Rear Combination Lamps: LED
  • Front and Rear Bumpers: Body Color
  • Exterior Rearview Mirrors: Body Color, Electric Adjustable and Folding
  • Turn Signal Indicators: Rearview Mirror Mounted
  • Sunroof: Dual
  • Radiator Grille: Bar Type
  • Outside Door Handles: Body Color
  • Door Garnish: Black
  • Rear Window Defogger: Auto Defogger
  • Sliding Door: Powered
  • Tailgate Powered
  • Paint Options: Snow White Pearl, Silky Silver, Panthera Metal, Aurora Black Pearl, Titanium Brown

INTERIOR

  • Seat Material: Leather
  • Steering Wheel: Leather
  • Controls: Audio, Bluetooth and Cruise Control
  • Gear Shift Knob: Leather
  • Dashboard Trim: Glossy Black
  • Inside Door Handles: Chrome
  • Parking Brake: Foot Operated
  • Air Conditioner Type: 3-Zone Automatic with Cluster Ionizer
  • Remote Keyless Entry: Smart Entry
  • Push Start: With
  • Driver’s Seat: Manual Slide, Recline and Height Adjust with 2-way Power Lumbar
  • Interior Rearview Mirror: Electro Chromic
  • Infotainment System: 8-inch Touchscreen, AM / FM Radio, CD, MP3 with USB and Aux-in Ports
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth Hands-Free with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Number of Speakers: 6

SAFETY

kia grand carnival

  • Anti-Lock Brakes: Standard
  • Airbags: Driver and Front Passenger
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC): With
  • Brake Assist: With
  • Hill Start Assist Control: With
  • Engine Immobilizer: Standard, with Burglar Alarm
  • Parking Distance Warning: Front and Rear Sensors
  • Rear Camera Display: With

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