2021 Kia Carnival/Sedona - Luxury Family Car!

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Say Hello To The New 2022 Kia Sedona

The new Kia Sedona is much more stylish and spacious than its predecessor.

We've known for a long time that Kia is developing an all-new version of the Sedona minivan to replace the current model, which is now five years old. And here it is: the next-generation Kia Sedona has been officially unveiled. What you're looking at is, in fact, South Korea's new Kia Carnival, which is sold as the Sedona in the US, but the design should carry over to the 2022 Kia Sedona when it goes on sale in America, where it will compete with the Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Grand Caravan, and Honda Odyssey. Since Kia has already announced minor changes for the 2021 Sedona in America, the all-new version won't arrive until the 2022 model year.

Based on Kia's new mid-size platform, Kia dubs the Carnival as a "Grand Utility Vehicle" that is more refined, spacious, and capable than its predecessor.

As we saw in preview images, the 2022 Kia Sedona is a very handsome-looking minivan, sporting a new stylish, SUV-inspired design. Compared to the outgoing model, the new Sedona features a shorter front overhang, a longer hood, and an increased wheelbase.

A single character line runs the length of the car, while the prominent wheel arches and sharp lines modernize the Sedona's design. At the front, Kia's familiar tiger-nose grille spans the entire width of the minivan, incorporating LED daytime running lights and sleek-looking headlights. Sculpted bumpers and a lower air intake at the front are complemented with metallic trim and a black lower bumper matching Kia's SUVs.

At the back, the fourth-generation Kia Sedona features a full-width light bar and an SUV-inspired metallic lower skid plate. This is easily one of the best-looking minivans on the market.

There's a choice of eight exterior colors and aluminum alloy wheels available in 17, 18 or 19-inch sizes. Thanks to its new platform and larger body, the fourth-generation Carnival is one of the most spacious minivans on the market, offering three- or four-row seating configurations with space for seven, eight, or 11 occupants depending on the market.

Compared to the old model, the new Sedona has a 1.1-inch longer wheelbase and is 0.3-inches wider, 1.5 inches longer, and has a 1.18-inch longer rear overhang to create more cabin space for third-row passengers and offer a best-in-class cargo capacity according to Kia.

In a seven-seat configuration, the new Sedona features reclining 'Premium Relaxation Seats' for second-row occupants, with adjustable back-, arm- and leg-rests. With only the first row of seats in use, the new Sedona will offer 102.5 cubic-feet of cargo space. Ride comfort is also improved thanks to a new fully independent suspension system and a range of "noise, vibration and harshness measures." In terms of tech, the 2022 Kia Sedona is equipped with a dual-display combining a 12.3-inch digital driver instrument cluster and a 12.3-inch touchscreen for the infotainment and navigation system located under a single seamless piece of glass.

Wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are also included depending on the market, while Kia Live services provides live traffic information, weather forecasts, points of interest, and highlights of potential on- and off-street parking. Thanks to Kia's new 'Rear Passenger View & Talk' feature, front passengers can check on rear-seat occupants using a small camera linked to the infotainment system. The front passenger's voices are also amplified through the rear-seat speakers. To improve the practicality, Kia has also added a one-button smart open-and-close for the rear power-sliding doors and tailgate.

Under the hood, the 2022 Kia Sedona is offered with a choice of three enignes: a 3.5-liter gasoline direct injection V6 producing 289 hp and 261 lb-ft of torque, a 3.5-liter MPi gasoline V6 with 268 hp and 244 lb-ft of torque, and a 2.2-liter Smartstream diesel rated at 199 hp and 324 lb-ft of torque. Engine options for the US-spec Kia Sedona haven't been announced yet.

Regardless of the engine, the 2022 Kia Sedona is offered with an eight-speed automatic transmission. A new column-mounted motor-driven power steering set-up replaces the outgoing model's hydraulic power steering system, resulting in more responsive handling and a 5.6 percent quicker steering ratio.

Available safety tech includes a forward collision-avoidance assist with car, pedestrian and cyclist detection, lane-keeping assist, blind-spot collision-avoidance assist, intelligent speed limit assist, driver attention warning, blind-spot view monitor, high beam assist, smart cruise control, lane following assist, highway driving assist, and a surround-view monitor.


💬 Comments on the video
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KIA is like never before...it's killing the competitors

Author — deepu surapaneni

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it looks like a big strong SUV, but also has the convenience of a minivan

Author — IC

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Never ever I wanted to even consider buying a minivan, but I think with this one you changed my mind. If it makes it to Canada.

Author — Daniel Brkovic

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Kia killing the competition 🤩 not a van person but I’ll buy this vehicle 🔥

Author — MIKEY

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Kia really meant when they say “Power To Surprise”

Been driving my Forte for the past 8 years and i have to say I am happy!

Author — Thangavelu Dorairaju

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We want this in europe as well! I have Kia Carnival from 2007 and still is great car!

Author — Tomislav Smolčić

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in that the most beautiful thing I've ever seen? (commented while being high)

Author — Sandesh Bhandare

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Это лучшая презентация автомобиля что я видел 👍

Author — Макс Макс

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Damn I hope we will get them in South Africa.. that's one damn fine machine with all the extras one could dream of.. well done Kia motors 👌👌

Author — Russel Lawson

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Perfect, we want to see in Turkish market. It's a SUV and also MPV.

Author — MEHMET ÇAY

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Kia one of my favourite car...and the design looks modern

Author — alan el

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Im not a mpv guy, but suprisingly love this car for first sight. Design really futuristic. Honda odyssey you watch out.

Author — Boy Boy

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Авто класный и очень популярен в корее

Author — Andrei Kazanskii

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They just reinvented the Minivan 😅 doesn’t even look like a mini van

Author — isaiah ursery

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OMG, I never thought my dream car would be a minivan

Author — Zheng Cao

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Wow!!! What an absolutely beautiful vehicle. I would love to own one of those for my family.It looks so incredible, but i dont think El Salvador would ever have it, unless it is a gift or a win.Because to get that shipped and processed would cost an arm and a leg.

Author — Sven Nezzer

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Not a mini van person but wow! This looks great!!

Author — BBdecool1

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Simply WOW. Great Work Kia. I have a Proceed GT since 1 Year and i love this Car

Author — Ali 439

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Well done Kia, nice design for an MPV

Author — widhi nugraha

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A HUUUUGE departure from the previous styling! Honeslty makes me wanna buy a minivan lolol

Author — Jack Bailey