Upcoming 3 New MPVs Launching Soon in India!

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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 Carens Facelift

  • Exterior Design changes include new front grille, new front & Rear bumpers, new 18-inches alloy wheels, connected LED DRLs, new C-shaped LED Tail-lamps, etc.
  • Interior changes may include new dual free-standing 10.25-inch displays – similar to Seltos, new theme for the dashboard, new upholstery options for the cabin, panoramic sunroof on top, redesigned centre console, and more.
  • Dimensions will be more or less the same.
  • Engine Specs:
    • 1.5 L Turbo Petrol Engine (158 BHP, 253 NM) (6 Speed MT, 7 Speed DCT)
    • 1.5 L Diesel Engine (114 BHP, 250 NM) (6 Speed MT / IMT / AT)
  • New Features: 360 Surround View Camera, Powered Front Seat, Sequential Indicators, One touch up/down for all windows, Dual-Zone Climate Control, Level 2 ADAS and more.
  • Expected Pricing: Rs. 11 – Rs. 20 L
  • Expected Launch: September 2024
  • Rivals: Maruti Suzuki XL6, Hyundai Alcazar, MG Hector Plus, Mahindra XUV700 (7-Seater)

Maruti Suzuki Spacia-based “YDB” MPV

  • Exterior Design include front fascia inspired from Spacia, tall stance body, no sliding doors, flat rear tailgate, LED Headlamps & Tail-lamps, 15-inch Alloy Wheels, functional roof rails on top.
  • Interiors design include three-rows seating, dashboard design may be similar to Brezza, Swift, Fronx, etc; Gear shift lever will be dash-mounted, 2nd-row AC vents, fabric upholstery, and so on.
  • Based on Heartect Platform.
  • Dimensions will be around 3.9 Meters in Length with a 2.5 Meters Wheelbase.
  • Engine Options:
    • 1.2 L 3 Cylinder Z12E Petrol Engine (80.46 BHP, 111.7 NM) (5 Speed MT / AMT)
    • 1.2 L 3 Cylinder Z12E Petrol + CNG Engine (5 Speed MT)
    • 1.2 L 3 Cylinder Petrol Hybrid Engine (eCVT Gearbox)
  • Features: 9-inch Infotainment System with Wireless Apple Carplay / Android Auto, 360 Surround View Camera, Wireless Charging Pad, Rear AC, and more.
  • Expected Launch: 2026
  • Expected Price: Rs. 6 – Rs. 11 Lakhs
  • Rivals: Renault Triber

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