Kia carnival is technologically advanced and spacious mover in the budget range. It has created honest customer base since the time of launch. With tonnes of features, comfort and ability to store luggage, this car has easily become a good seller. We test driven the platinum diesel model, and found it be magnificent on the inner, as well as outer side. Let us evaluate the car on every aspect.
Performance: KIA carnival is packed with 2.2L diesel engine with diesel turbo 4 cylinders, having a fuel injection system. The engine delivers maximum power at 147kW @ 3800rpm and maximum torque @ 1750 RPM. When the cabin is full of people and luggage, the engine performs well, and acceleration doesn’t get affected, though the fuel consumption increase to about 2 litre more per 100KM. While riding, the gears are smooth, thanks to 6 speed gear system. They’re made in correct ratio of delivering power and accelerating. The mileage is also good, the diesel engine can deliver you about 7.7L/100km of distance. There are other variants of petrol also, which has a V8 engine of 204 KW power. It uses about 11.6 litres of petrol per 100km. though the petrol variant has better power option, but diesel saves you money. More