Features & Performance of The New 2022 Kia Carnival

The Carnival slots in as an all-new van from Kia that features distinct styling, versatile performance capability, and a wide variety of comfort and tech features. If you're in the market for a new family vehicle that's well-suited to handling today's latest tech needs, then the new Kia Carnival is an excellent model to consider. The new Kia Carnival is available to drivers in four trim levels, one engine configuration, and a long list of comfort and convenience features. If you're looking for a future-leaning van, then the new Kia Carnival is a must consider. The full Kia Carnival trim lineup consists of the LX, EX, SX, and SX-Prestige.


Powering the Kia Carnival is a 3.5-liter V6 engine that makes 290 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque. Paired with the spritely V6 engine is an 8-speed automatic transmission. Drivers can look forward to front-wheel drive with all trim versions of the Kia Carnival. Exterior

The Kia Carnival takes a different exterior design scheme on things, carefully meshing sporty styling and classic van looks to create a unique exterior. The Kia Carnival slots in as part SUV and part van in looks but remains clearly van-oriented in its capability.


From various tech and comfort offerings to seating for up to eight, the Kia Carnival deftly meshes modern comfort needs with classic van capability. From standard cloth-trimmed seats and power sliding doors to tri-zone automatic climate control and a passenger talk intercom system, the Kia Carnival covers its bases in terms of interior features and capability. 

Standard Equipment

The base trim level of the Kia Carnival features a modern set of features, with the base trim coming outfitted with an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment display, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, Bluetooth connectivity, seating for seven, power sliding doors, air conditioning, and a host of driver assistance features. The Carnival takes a strong stance on safety, providing drivers with forward collision avoidance, blind spot monitoring with rear cross traffic alert, lane keeping assistance, automatic high beams, driver attention monitoring, rear parking sensors, and safe exit. The Carnival includes all the classic safety equipment like seat belts and airbags, as well.


Whether you're looking to entertain the whole family or you're just happy with a central infotainment display, the new Kia Carnival provides drivers with plenty of options. Indeed, the standard trim includes an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment display, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, and a basic audio system. However, for drivers looking to add a bit more tech into the mix, the Kia Carnival offers up dual-screen rear entertainment displays, two 115-volt outlets, and a 12-speaker Bose premium audio system. The Kia Carnival also allows drivers to add in a 12.3-inch LCD driver information cluster.

Contact Kia of Fargo to Test Drive a new Kia Carnival

Contact Kia of Fargo to schedule a Kia Carnival test drive when you're ready! Wondering about the finance side of things? Drivers can utilize our online finance center to get a jump on the finance side of things. You can fill out a finance application online to get an idea of what kind of finance packages, auto loans, and leasing deals might be available. Or, if you'd rather do things the classic way, you can always reach out to our in-house team of finance professionals! We're also proud to provide drivers with an array of other online shopping tools to make your car shopping experience as convenient as possible. Head over to our online inventory search tool to browse our latest selection of new Kia Carnival models right from the comfort of home. Options abound at Kia of Fargo, contact our team to schedule a new Kia Carnival test drive today.

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