- Kia is updating the Carnival minivan with a brand new search for the entrance and rear ends.
- We do not find out about inside updates at this level, however it might obtain some new options.
- Search for U.S. specs on the the 2025 Carnival to be launched inside the subsequent few months.
The Kia Carnival’s appears have been already certainly one of its robust fits, and the minivan is getting an replace for the 2025 mannequin 12 months that offers it an much more enticing look. Kia launched photographs of the Korea-spec Carnival with new front- and rear-end designs, plus completely different wheels and a brand new trim stage referred to as Gravity with a blacked-out coloration scheme.
Up entrance, the brand new grille texture and the bigger headlights with futuristic-looking LED accent strips make a stronger assertion. The taillights are additionally new and have LED strips that stretch almost the width of the automotive, whereas additionally extending downward into the fender. We’re significantly a fan of the silver and black wheels on the pictured mannequin, which characteristic a cool geometric sample.
Kia can also be introducing a brand new trim stage referred to as Gravity that has black accents together with the wheels, the window surrounds, and different bits of trim. We do not know if this model will come to the U.S., or what title it could use if it does.
Pictures of the inside have not been launched but, so we’re undecided if it’ll embody updates as properly. We would not be shocked if Kia launched some new options or up to date the Carnival’s infotainment display as a part of this facelift. Some new upholstery and trim choices may also be added.
We do not count on modifications to the Carnival’s powertrain, which is a 3.5-liter V-6 engine that is accessible solely with front-wheel drive and an eight-speed automated transmission. Search for Kia to launch extra particulars on the U.S.-spec model of the 2025 Carnival inside the coming months. It ought to go on sale on our shores both late this 12 months or early in 2024.
Regardless of being raised on a gradual food plan of base-model Hondas and Toyotas—or maybe due to it—Joey Capparella nonetheless cultivated an obsession for the automotive business all through his childhood in Nashville, Tennessee. He discovered a strategy to write about vehicles for the college newspaper throughout his faculty years at Rice College, which finally led him to maneuver to Ann Arbor, Michigan, for his first skilled auto-writing gig at Vehicle Journal. He has been a part of the Automotive and Driver staff since 2016 and now lives in New York Metropolis.