2025 Kia Carnival Hybrid and K5 Revealed

February 12th, 2024 by

  As a part of the 2024 Chicago Auto Show, Kia has unveiled upcoming refreshes of the Carnival and K5. Highlighting the reveal is the Hybrid Powertrain version of the 2025 Kia Carnival, bringing the advanced fuel economy of hybrid vehicles to the minivan line. The updated K5 features new design elements both inside and…

2024 Kia Carnival Pricing

June 7th, 2023 by

The 2024 Kia Carnival Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV) is similar to the 2023 model with minor packaging changes. The Carnival competes in the Midsize MPV bracket but competes with three-row SUV models due to its SUV styling, ample room for passengers and cargo volume, and practicality. The Carnival competes with the top brands on the market…

2023 Award Season

February 15th, 2023 by
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The Golden Globes, the Grammys, SAG, the Oscars… it’s the 2023 award season. Awards are not just for celebrities. The major automotive awards are also bestowed this time of year. Manufacturers and dealers hope for brand, model, and dealership awards. The most important automotive awards carry weight with consumers and translate into a definitive sales…

2023 Kia Carnival MPV

January 30th, 2023 by

The 2023 Kia Carnival is an innovative and versatile multi-purpose vehicle with an SUV-inspired design, best-in-class 290 horsepower, passenger, and cargo space, and a 3.5L V6 engine.  Carnival’s bold multipurpose design with SUV styling and practical convenience features such as a slide flex seating system position well against three-row SUV/crossover models. The Carnival is unreservedly…

Kia CPO Fills Inventory Gap

January 5th, 2022 by
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New Kia inventory is at its lowest in 15 months and Kia Certified Pre-owned (CPO) vehicles are filling the inventory gap for both us and our customers.  We are getting inventory every week, but not enough to satisfy all requests.  This demand is making it difficult for customers to find and drive the vehicles they…

2022 Kia Carnival vs. 2022 Chrysler Pacifica

October 12th, 2021 by

Since its release in February of this year, the 2022 Kia Carnival multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) has challenged perceptions of what a minivan can be.  How does the Carnival stack up against the 2022 Chrysler Pacifica, a segment favorite since 2017? The Carnival is a clear favorite with a lower starting price, more standard features, better warranty, and…

2022 Kia Carnival vs. 2021 Honda Odyssey

August 4th, 2021 by

The 2022 Kia Carnival was a new introduction this year and replaces the Kia Sedona. Kia positions the Carnival as a multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) vs a traditional minivan. In a short time, it has become a legitimate challenger to segment rivals. The 5th generation 2021 Honda Odyssey is a long-time minivan favorite. Let’s see how…

2022 Kia Carnival vs. 2021 Toyota Sienna

July 28th, 2021 by

The 2022 Kia Carnival was a new introduction this year and replaces the Kia Sedona. Kia positions the Carnival as a multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) vs a traditional minivan. The 2021 Toyota Sienna was also new this year. The primary difference is that the Toyota Sienna is only available as a hybrid vehicle. In fact, there…

Towing for Fun

April 28th, 2021 by

Summer is fast approaching. After more than a year of restrictions, most of us are ready to get up and go. Having a vehicle that can tow a boat, camper or trailer ramps up the fun factor. Kia offers five vehicles with towing capacity. Telluride 5000 Carnival 3500 Sorento 2500-3500 Sportage 1653 Sedona 2500 Each…


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