4 Upcoming New Kia Models Poised to Launch Soon!

New Kia Carnival at Chicago Auto Show

Kia Carnival Facelift

  • Exterior Design changes new “Tiger” front grille with chrome inserts and surrounds, dual-function big LED DRLs placed within the vertically-positioned LED headlamps, skid plates at front and rear, new 19-inch and 20-inch alloy wheel options, functional roof rails on top, rear gets new connected tail-lamps, huge rear windshield, roof spoiler, and flat tail-gate.
  • Interior features seamless integrated dual 12.3-inch displays, new dual-tone upholstery for the cabin, sunshades for all rows, new redesigned centre console like round dial for drive shift, next to 2 cupholders, buttons behind it for ventilated, and other functions, wireless charging pad in front of drive shift, flight seats in second-row, captain seats option for third row, and bench seats in 4th row.
  • Built on Hyundai-Kia N3 Platform
  • Dimensions will be more or less the same.
  • Engine Options:
    • 2.2 L Diesel (197.2. BHP, 440 NM) (8 Speed AT)
    • 1.6 L Turbo Petrol Hybrid (177.5 BHP, 264.7 NM – Petrol; 72.41 BHP, 304 NM – Hybrid) (6 Speed AT)
  • Features: 8 Airbags, Heated and Ventilated Seats, Level 2 ADAS, Heads-up Display, Dual Sunroof, E-ride, E-Handling, Dynamic Torque Vectoring, KRELL Premium Sound System, and so much more.
  • Expected Price: Rs. 30 – Rs. 45 L
  • Expected Launch: Second Half of 2024

Kia EV9

  • Exterior Design includes thin LED light bar, Y-design mini-LEDs, Gloss black finish lower air intake, ORVMs, and roof rails. Dual-tone bumpers front and rear, new 21-inch alloy wheels, unique LED Tail-lamps with flat curv-ish tailgate, roof spoiler, and more.
  • Interiors include dual 12.3-inch seamless-integrated displays, three-rows with dual-tone leather seat upholstery, Lounge Seats in 1st and 2nd Row with Heated and Ventilated Function and power extendable headrests, power tailgate, extendable 2nd row centre console with multiple USB Charging port, Meridian Sound System, and more.
  • Built on the E-GMP Platform.
  • Dimensions: 5010 – 5015 MM Length, 1980 MM Width, 1755 – 1780 MM Height, 3100 MM Wheelbase.
  • Battery Specs:
    • 76.1 kWh RWD (214.5 BHP, 350 NM) (0 – 100 KMPH in. 8.2 Seconds at 185 KMPH top speed)
    • 99.8 kWh RWD (201 BHP, 350 NM) (0 – 100 KMPH in. 9.4 Seconds at 185 KMPH top speed)
    • 99.8 kWh AWD (380 BHP, 600 NM) (0 – 100 KMPH in. 5.3 Seconds at 200 KMPH top speed)
    • Range: 541 KMs
  • Features: 1st and 2nd row Ventilated and Heated Seats, Dual Sunroof, Level 3 ADAS, 14 Speaker Meridian Sound System, Heads-up Display (HUD), 3-Zone Climate Control, Swivel Seats – 2nd Row, and more.
  • Expected Pricing: Rs. 1 Crore
  • Expected Launch: Late 2024
  • Rivals: BMW iX

Kia Clavis SUV

  • Exterior Design takes inspiration from Soul SUV and other electric SUV line-ups like vertical LED DRLs from EV5, tail-lamps from EV9, and some other elements as well.
  • Interior Design will likely a blend between Sonet and the Seltos like free-standing 10.25-inch infotainment, digital instrument cluster from Seltos, HVAC control panel from Seltos, etc. and more.
  • Dimensions will be just above 4 Meters in length with a likely 2.6 Meters wheelbase.
  • Engine Options:
    • 1.2 L 4 Cylinder Petrol (81.8 BHP, 113.8 NM) (6 Speed MT, 7 Speed IVT)
    • 1.0 L 3 Cylinder Turbo Petrol (118.41 BHP, 172 NM) (6 Speed MT, 7 Speed DCT)
    • 1.5 L 4 Cylinder Diesel (113.98 BHP, 250 NM) (6 Speed MT / IMT / AT)
  • Features: Ventilated Seats, Level 2 ADAS, 360 Surround View Camera, Panoramic Sunroof, Dual 10.25-inch Displays, Powered Driver Seat, Hill Descent Control, Dual-Zone Climate Control, and so much more.
  • Expected Launch: Late 2024
  • Expected Pricing; Rs. 9 – Rs. 17 Lakhs

Kia Carens Facelift

  • Exterior Design will feature new front grille with inspiration from other international models, slightly tweaked LED Tail-lamps, dual-tone bumpers, new “Kia EV” Series inspired alloy wheels, and ADAS Suite – Radar at lower air intake, and camera in top windshield.
  • Interior changes include new free-standing 10.25-inch infotainment system, new Seltos-like 10.25-inch Digital Cluster, new theme for the dashboard, new upholstery options for the cabin, panoramic sunroof on top, redesigned centre console, and more.
  • Built on Hyundai-Kia K2 Platform.
  • Dimensions will be more or less the same.
  • Engine Specs:
    • 1.5 L Turbo Petrol (158 BHP, 253 NM) (6 Speed IMT, 7 Speed DCT)
    • 1.5 L Diesel (114 BHP, 250 NM) (6 Speed MT / IMT / AT)
  • New Features: 360 Surround View Camera, Powered Driver Seat, Sequential Indicators, new alloy wheels, Dual-Zone Climate Control, Level 2 ADAS and more.
  • Expected Pricing: Rs. 11 – Rs. 20 L
  • Expected Launch: Late 2024 – Early 2025

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