KIA Carnival

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(2014) Kia Carnival EX R-SERIES (5dr 8 seat Wagon)

Carnival 8-seater FWD wagon receives facelift & V6 petrol engine transplant in May 2010. MY10 range now offers a 2.9td EX 5AT, 2.9td LIMITED 5AT & new 3.5p LIMITED 6AT. New Carnival LIMITED with 3.5p V6 petrol engine matched to a 6AT with sportshift, replaces previous 3.8p V6. 2.9L turbodiesel model continued. 3.5p LTD V6 is smaller, power rises to 202kW @ 6300rpm, from 179kW @ 6000rpm, torque has remained around the same.

All 3-seat rows with leather-upholstered (8-seater), rear-most seats split 60/40. Each of the 3-centre row command-style seats can fold forward or be completely removed. Electric powered sliding side doors & opening tailgate. Safety mechanism prevents dr & tailgate closing on limbs. 8-way electric adjustable seat & tilt steering, 3-zone climate air part of LIMITED model specs, as is electric sunroof, in-dash 6-CDplayer, MP3 & 8 Hi-Fi speakers. 2.9td engine with 5AT discontinued April 2011.

New EX variant of Carnival added to range January 2012, powered by revised 3.5L V6 petrol engine matched to 6AT with some luxuries removed such as leather seats. Features hi-equipment & comfort levels, electric opening side door, bluetooth hands-free, dual zone climate control, plus reverse warning sensors, retains modular seating system.

Standard specs include 6-airbags, electric rear quarter window operation, steering wheel-mounted audio & cruise controls, front fog lights, electric heated door mirrors, remote central door locking with burglar alarm & full electronic stability control, alloy wheels & disc brakes all-round.

New EX & LTD (with spec level same as 2.9td models) with a 2.2td R Series diesel engine variant option for Carnival introduced June 2012 in limited numbers to indent order only.

General Info

Price $49990
Shape Wagon
No. Doors 5
Seats 8


Wheelbase 3020
Turning Diameter 12
Minimum Clearance 167
Height 1810
Length 5130
Width 1985


Brakes Rear solid disc
Front disc, vented
Entertainment & Communication CD player
6-speaker audio system
AUX input with USB capability
USB port with iPod compatibility
MP3 player
AM/FM stereo tuner/radio
Exterior Roof rails
Mudguards front/rear
Full electric door operation
Door mirror's, body colour with side turn signal
Door mirror's, heated
Interior Cruise control
Trip computer
Steering wheel mounted cruise control
A/C dual zone
Steering wheel mounted audio controls
A/C climatic
Centre console sunglass holder
ECM rear view mirror, electrochromatic
Lighting Front fog lights
Dual map reading lights
High-mounted rear stop light
Safety EBD Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
ABS Anti-lock Braking System
Front seatbelt pretensioners
Front seatbelt load limiters
Reverse warning sensors
Child safety rear door locks
ISOFIX child seat anchorage points
Dual front airbags
ESP Electronic Stability Programme
Side curtain airbags
Dual side airbags


Engine Name Kia R-Series 2.2td
Engine Description Turbo-diesel, CRDi R-Series
Drive Train FWD
Compress Ratio 16.1
Aspiration Turbo diesel
Valve Train DOHC
Fuel Tank Capacity 75
Recomended Fuel diesel
BasicFuelType Diesel
Capacity 2199
Cylinder Count 4
Valves Per Cylinder 4
Transmission Manufacturer Kia
Gears 6
Transmission Type Automatic Sportshift
Torque Nm 429
Torque RPM 2000
Power Kw 143
Power RPM 3800
Economy Combined 8.1
CO2 Emissions 213


Kerb Weight Min 1996
Kerb Weight Max 2161
Towing Capacity Braked 2000
Towing Capacity Unbraked 750

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