2024 Kia Carnival Hybrid: MPG, AWD & Price

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2024 Kia Carnival Hybrid: MPG, AWD & PriceThe hybrid version of 2024’s Kia Carnival people mover is expected to arrive in South Korean showrooms in January of the following year. It might be available in Australia.

2024 Kia Carnival Hybrid
2024 Kia Carnival Hybrid

Information on Kia’s Kia Carnival Hybrid – and the upgraded Carnival line-up – are expected to be announced either in the month of December 2023 or 2024. The bulletin tells dealers to be prepared for prices to rise with the new version.

Australian showroom opening times are still to be determined but it is possible that the South Korean launch schedule could indicate Australian openings beginning during the first 3 months of next year.


The hybrid electric Carnival is scheduled to be manufactured in Kia’s Sohari facility which is set to be revamped for the production of hybrid as well as fully-electric vehicles by the beginning of next year.

Because both Carnival and Sorento have an identical platform, it’s likely that the popular car could be able to adopt the Sorento Hybrid’s motor that uses a 1.6-liter fuel-injected four-cylinder engine with the 1.5kWh battery as well as an electric motor that is 40kW, to produce a total power of 169 kW.

“These new models will include a range of passenger vehicles, SUVs, and MPVs across several segments, each incorporating industry-leading technology for long-range driving and high-speed charging from Hyundai Motor Group’s new (E-GMP) Electric-Global Modular Platform,” Kia made the announcement on January 20, 2021.

The local branch of the company is likely to be examining sales for both diesel and petrol Carnival in addition to the Sorento Hybrid, before making an announcement on whether it is possible that the 2024 Kia Carnival Hybrid will be sold in Australia.

Kia Australia representatives have previously indicated an interest in the possibility of a hybrid Carnival one, provided that it’s constructed in right-hand drive and enough inventory is available for local sales.

As per the leaked announcement from the dealer according to the leaked dealer bulletin, according to the leaked dealer bulletin, Carnival Hybrid will pair electric motors with the 1.6-liter turbocharged motor – similar to the one found with the Sportage as well as Sorento Hybrids.

The 1.6-liter turbo engine (132kW/265Nm) is paired with an electric motor that produces 44kW and a 6-speed auto transmission that allows the system to produce 169kW and 350Nm.

It remains to be determined what it is possible that the 2024 Kia Carnival Hybrid will offer the choice of AWD (AWD) which could only be front-wheel drive, in line with reports that come from South Korea say the floor beneath the rear of the vehicle is not able to support the power of an axle in order to support AWD.

The hybrid version is expected to be released within the wider Kia Carnival range’s mid-life facelift as spy images show. the arrival of a new aesthetic overhaul that is in the style of the latest EV9 huge electric SUV.

In 2024, the Kia Carnival is a minivan-type MPV that is set to get a makeover. The new look of the 2024 model can be seen in one of the most impressive renditions “Kolesa” which is very beneficial in presenting an image for KIA supporters.

Quoted from Cristian Gnaticov. Autoevolution Design with new vertical headlights that have different lighting as well as new DRLs which give it an appearance of a futuristic design. This is seen in the illustration digitally. In 2024, the Kia Carnival also features a redesign of its front bumper.

The rear of 2024, the Kia Carnival has a new back door, which has been relocated to a license plate holder that has been redesigned with taillights that follow the design of the headlight unit to an extent. They are also fitted with a brand-new bumper and an air spoiler.

The fourth-generation Kia Carnival will receive a revamp by the time of 2023. Alongside the mid-life upgrade and the minivan’s lineup, we could see the addition of a Hybrid model. This 2024 Kia Carnival Hybrid has a good chance of reaching the US and Canada, where rivals are equipped with plug-in and hybrid Hybrid options.

2024 Kia Carnival Hybrid Interior
2024 Kia Carnival Hybrid Interior


Interior upgrades are also planned as spy images show an upcoming curved glass display with a huge touchscreen in the center as well as a wide-screen display for the instrument panel. Carnival currently Carnival comes with a 12.3-inch touchscreen for infotainment, however, it has a 12.3-inch instrument cluster is available.

The reason for this is that the new orders are protected by price and Kia Australia holds backorders for a number of years and backorders Kia Australia has not been capable of introducing the required functions because it would result in an increase in price that would not be able to handle.

In the interior, this 2024 Kia Carnival dispels the norm of minivans today, with an elegant and sleek dashboard that provides a seating area with a larger feeling.

Some other standout features include the touchscreen on the dashboard at the top as well as the available digital instrument clusters, two-tone leather seating, second-row reclining seats, and many more. It is expected that the Kia Carnival 2024 to arrive with the same look and feel inside.

For technological advancements, the 2024 Kia Carnival is well-equipped. This includes the standard power sliding doors at the rear and an 8-inch touchscreen. Apple CarPlay, Android Auto as well as many numerous other options.

The price range for shoppers is as much as a 12.3-inch, 12.3-inch digital meter cluster as well as the 12-speaker Bose music system as well as a Bluetooth smartphone charger, a wall outlet with 115 volts as well as much more. These features will be the same as in the year 2024. Kia Carnival 2024.

Although only a single 8.0-inch infotainment display is normal, two 12.3-inch screens that span two-thirds of the carnival’s dashboard are available one of which serves as a gauge display while the other performs functions for infotainment. Apple CarPlay, as well as Android Auto, are both standard. There are up to nine USB ports that can be found throughout the cabin of Carnival. The rear seat entertainment system is available from SX trim. However, a 12-speaker Bose stereo is only available in the most expensive SX Prestige trim.

2024 Kia Carnival Hybrid Review
2024 Kia Carnival Hybrid Review


In order to remain competitive in the electrical automobile (EV) market in the current market, it is essential that the Kia Carnival EV (or whatever brand it chooses to use for production) has to have an approximate range of 500-450 kilometers and a 10-80 percent charging time that is around 30 minutes, as well as performances that are comparable or even better than the gasoline-powered 200kW V6 Kia Carnival.

Kia Carnival has committed to launching 11 electric vehicles before 2026. six of them humans-driven or SUVs – made up of four vehicles based that are built around the E-GMP modular platform and two models built on the same platform that are diesel and petrol vehicles.

The next-generation Niro small SUV, which comes with a petrol-electric hybrid, plug-in hybrids, as well as all-electric alternatives – scheduled to take one of the slots that are based on combustion, the EV Kia Carnival is expected to be the one filling the other slot.

Be sure to check back with Drive for the latest information details about Kia’s Kia Carnival Hybrid and Kia Carnival EV as the launch is near.

In 2024, the Kia Carnival has an MSRP of $32,900 for its base model, and the range-topper begins at $46,000.