5 New 7-Seaters Cars with ADAS Launching this Year!

Kia Carnival

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

Jeep Meridian Facelift

  • Exterior Design changes will include front and rear bumper changes, Radar Module on the lower air intake, and tweaked connected tail-lamps.
  • Interiors will more or less look the same except it may get new upholstery for the cabin, and sliding 2nd row seats.
  • Dimensions will be more or less the same.
  • Engine Options: 2.0 L Diesel (172 BHP, 350 NM) (6 Speed MT, 9 Speed AT)
  • New Features: Powered Captain Seats (2nd Row), Heated Seats, ADAS Level 2, and more.
  • Expected Price: Rs. 34 – Rs. 40 L
  • Expected Launch: September – October 2024

Hyundai Alcazar Facelift

  • Exterior Design changes include new front fascia similar to new Creta, new alloy wheels, headlamps, connected tail-lamps inspired from Palisade, and updated bumpers.
  • Interior will closely resemble the new Creta while also having Palisade-inspired elements.
  • Based on Hyundai-Kia K2 Platform.
  • Dimensions will see slight increase in Length, Width, and Height.
  • Engine Options:
    • 1.5 L 4 Cylinder Turbo Petrol Engine (157.57 BHP, 253 NM) [6 Speed MT, 7 Speed DCT]
    • 1.5 L 4 Cylinder Diesel Engine (113.98 BHP, 250 NM) [6 Speed MT / AT]
  • Features: New Co-Passenger Powered Seats, Dual-Zone Climate Control, Powered Tailgate, Level 2 ADAS with 19 Features.
  • Expected Price: Rs. 17 – Rs. 22 Lakh
  • Expected Launch: September 2024
  • Rivals: Tata Safari, Mahindra XUV700, MG Hector Plus, Kia Carens

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. 85 Lakhs
  • Expected Launch: Late 2024
  • Rivals: BMW iX

MG Gloster Facelift

  • Exterior to undergo major changes like new blocks-like front grille, updated bumpers, new DRLs, Head-lamps, connected tail-lamps, and new alloy wheels.
  • Interior will be updated with new rectangle-shape infotainment system, new instrument cluster, redesigned center console and dashboard, new seat upholstery, and more.
  • Dimensions: Length increased by 229 MM [5214 MM], width by 90 MM [2016 MM], and Height by 9 MM [1867 MM]. Wheelbase remains the same.
  • Engine Options 2.2 L Twin-Turbo Petrol and 2.2 L Turbo Engine [8 Speed AT]
  • New Features: Upgraded Level 2 ADAS, Ventilated and Heated Seats for Co-Passenger, and 2nd Row; and more.
  • Expected Launch: Late 2024
  • Expected Price: Rs. 38 – Rs. 44 Lakh

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