Kia Carnival 2014, third generation in sight

Kia Carnival 2014, third generation in sight

He Kia Carnival born in 1999 as the largest of the South Korean brand minivan, and in 2006 it reached its second generation. Nevertheless, marketing in Europe ended in 2012. In other markets such as the US, continues to be sold under the name Sedona. It is precisely on American soil where third generation Carnival / Sedona will be presented worldwide.

Kia CarnivalIt is in the New Auto Show York, second major appointment for the motoring world after the Detroit Motor Show in January, and will start next April 18th. A few days ago he showed a first teaser Kia revealing what her face now a new teaser lets us intuit how it will laterally. In the first image we can see the arrival of the now standard large front grille South Korea's largest minivan and the led technology the front headlights. In the side view, we can see the radical change in its shape and its imposing size, one might wonder whether it will continue unfolding in two body, short and long, to cater to markets as diverse, in this regard, as in the US and Europe. Similarly, the location of the handholds, it follows that sliding rear doors remain.

In general, the new Carnival / Sedona give you a great leap forward in terms of design, as it did in its day Kia Carens, compact van brand. The brand has just revealed, as far as information is concerned, It will seat eight occupants and their equipment, plus a great versatility inside, and it will be 'Oriented' to adventure lovers. With the new teaser, Kia has also announced that its next-generation Sedona / Carnival will debut its new entertainment system and telematics, ready to bring the Internet to its new models.

Now we just need to wait if the renewed Carvnival reach the European market. Remember that the Carnival of second generation He had a length of 4.81 meters long, ranking among the largest carriers in the market. There is already talk of mechanical version 3.3 GDI petrol V6 290 hp, a motor, not reach the Old World, where reasonable option would be to incorporate a Diesel as 197 CV 2.2 CRDi incorporating, for example, the Sorento.