Kia India is all set to launch a new variant of its popular MPV Carnival. The new variant of this MPV will be above the existing Prestige variant. As of now, the company offers this MPV in India in three variants – Premium, Prestige and Limousine. The name of the new variant will be Limousine and the top-end variant (which is currently Limousine) of this MPV will be renamed as Limousine Plus.
VIP seats will be available in second row
Looking at the pictures of the new variant of this upcoming MPV leaked on the internet, it is being speculated that the company can launch it in September. Being a variant above the Prestige variant, it will get premium features like VIP seats in the second row, air purifier with virus protection, 8-inch infotainment system with UVO Connect, auto antiglare mirrors and dedicated entertainment screen for the rear passenger. No information has been revealed about the seating layout of this Limousine variant as of now.
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Customers will get benefits up to 2 lakhs
Talking about the rebadged Limousine Plus, the company is going to offer a new design alloy wheel. Looking at the current pace of bookings, it can be said that the demand for the 7-seater Prestige and Limousine versions is very high and their waiting period is up to two months. The special thing is that the company is also giving benefits of up to Rs 2 lakh to the customers who book Kia Carnival.
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197bhp torque and 8-speed automatic transmission
Talking about the engine specifications of Kia Carnival, you will get to see a 2.2 liter diesel engine in it. This engine comes with 440Nm torque and 197bhp power. The company is offering 8-speed automatic transmission in this MPV.