The Kia Carnival 2.2D SX 2018 now comes to the Malaysian market and jumps into the locally-assembled MPV lineups as the all-new top-of-the-line version. The car is priced at RM188,888 (P2,542,000) and built to replace the EX version, which means it will be offered in 2 variants, namely the KX RM161,000 (P2,165,000) and the SX. It should be noted here that this is not a facelift.
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Kia Grand Carnival 2.2D SX 2018
For starters, the SX’s front fascia receives significant refreshment including a redesigned front bumper, HID projector headlamps, fresh Tiger Nose grille with chrome bars and Diamond Glitter LED positioning lights.
The lower bumper has projector fog lamps with chrome trim while the rear and front bumpers are now adorned with skid plates. Besides, it also gets fresh 19’’ Chrome Sputtering alloys, 2 new paint cues - Blackberry and a unique Silky Silver. The Aurora Black Pearl and Snow White Pearl colors can also be offered.
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The SX’s front fascia receives significant refreshment
Getting inside, the Kia Carnival 2.2D SX 2018 cabin features upscale 2-tone burgundy leather seats, along with the wooden decor. It remains the 8’’ screen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay functions. Now the rear occupants also have their own entertainment when the carmaker has equipped screens mounted on two headrests, offering WiFi connectivity as well. It still keeps the standard 6-speaker setup and twelve-way power adjustability.
Meanwhile, the second passenger seating row now gets a fresh sliding center console tray. A rear-view camera, sliding rear doors, keyless entry with start and heated steering wheel are also included in the standard features’ package.
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The Kia Carnival 2.2D SX 2018 cabin features upscale 2-tone burgundy leather seats
It remains the 8’’ screen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay functions
It still keeps the standard 6-speaker setup and twelve-way power adjustability
The second passenger seating row now gets a fresh sliding center console tray
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Under the hood, the Kia Carnival 2.2D SX 2018 is powered by a 2.2L 4-cylinder turbodiesel engine which is capable of cranking out 190 hp and 440 Nm of torque, works in a conjunction with a 6-speed automatic transmission.
While there hasn’t any revelation for the arrival of the Philippine-spec Carnival SX, let check out the newest price of the Kia Grand Carnival in the Philippines for your further reference.
|Model||2017 SRP||2018 SRP||Difference|
|Kia Grand Carnival 2.2 AT (11-Seater) VGT DSL||P2,095,000||P2,110,000||P15,000|
|Kia Grand Carnival 2.2 AT (7-Seater) VGT DSL||P2,245,000||P2,245,000||0|
|Kia Grand Carnival 2.2 AT (7-Seater) VGT DSL Leather||P2,545,000||P2,545,000||0|
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