Malaysia gets locally-assembled 2022 Kia Carnival in 7 & 8-seater variants

Malaysia gets locally-assembled 2022 Kia Carnival in 7 & 8-seater variants

KUALA LUMPUR: The sole distributor of Kia cars in Malaysia, Dinamika Jaya Motors Sdn Bhd has officially launched the new locally-assembled Kia Carnival in 7 and 8-seater options. The 11-seater Carnival will continue as CBU for now. While we’ll discuss the latter in detail in a separate article, our concentration here is on the new CKD unit and what all it brings along.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • How much does the 2022 Kia Carnival CKD version costs?

    The locally-assembled Carnival is offered in three variant options with price rangiing between RMRM 231,228.80 - RM 261,228.80.
  • 2022 Kia Carnival CKD colour options?

    The car is offered in five hues - Astra Blue, Sonic Silver, Jet Black, Snowflake White Pearl, Meteor Gray
  • Many don't know, but with this, the Carnival becomes the first locally assembled model by the brand. Under the supervision of the new distributor, the model is built at the Inokon Assembly facility at Kulim, Kedah.

    2022 Kia Carnival CKD - Price & Variants

    2022 Kia Carnival CKD - Price & Variants

    The locally-assembled Carnival is offered in three variant options, all of which along with their prices are mentioned in the table below.

    2022 Kia Carnival CKD Variants

    Price

    2.2L Diesel 8-Seater

    RM 231,228.80

    2.2L Diesel 8-Seater (High)

    RM 247,228.80

    2.2L Diesel 8-Seater (High)

    RM 261,228.80

    The 11-seater fully-imported model, on the other hand, retails for RM 196,340. Also, part of every purchase is a 5-years manufacturer warranty and 5-Years Free Scheduled Maintenance.

    2022 Kia Carnival CKD - Powertrain

    2022 Kia Carnival CKD - Engine

    Powering the all-new Carnival CKD unit (and also the CBU) is a 2.2-litre turbo diesel unit generating maximum power of 199 hp along with a peak torque of 440 Nm. The drive is sent to wheels via an 8-speed automatic transmission.

    2022 Kia Carnival CKD - Exterior

    2022 Kia Carnival CKD - Exterior

    The locally-assembled Carnival showcases several new inclusions along with many standard inclusions across the range. For instance -

    • Automatic LED headlamps
    • LED daytime running lights
    • LED tail lights
    • LED front fog lamps
    • Bulb-type rear fog lamps
    • Rain-sensing wipers
    • 18-inch alloy wheels with 235/60 tyres
    • Power-folding side mirrors with integrated turn indicators and heating function
    • Sunroof and a panoramic roof (7-seater High variant only)

    2022 Kia Carnival CKD - Interior

    2022 Kia Carnival CKD - Interior

    The cabin is equipped with several comforting and convenient offerings. The list includes

    • Keyless entry and engine start
    • Dual power-sliding rear doors
    • Powered tailgate
    • Eight parking sensors (divided equally front and rear)
    • Paddle shifters
    • Dual-zone front climate control
    • Single-zone rear climate control (with ceiling vents)
    • Eight-way power front passenger seat
    • Saddle Brown leatherette upholstery
    • Leather seats and Premium Relaxation seats with centre walkthrough ( 7-seater High variant only)
    • A 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support
    • A 12-speaker Bose sound system
    • Seven USB ports
    • A Qi wireless charger.

    2022 Kia Carnival CKD - Safety

    2022 Kia Carnival CKD - Safety

    Some of the most significant changes we see here are in the form of safety and driver assistance features. As standard fitment are available the following gears -

    • Seven airbags (front, side curtain and driver’s knee)
    • ABS with EBD & brake assist
    • ESC
    • Traction control
    • Multi-Collision Brake Control
    • Hill start assist
    • Rear Occupant Alert
    • Electronic parking brake with auto brake hold

    2022 Kia Carnival CKD - Features

    The higher-spec Carnival 2.2D 8-seater High and 7-seater High variants benefit from some new advanced safety features like -

    • High Beam Assist (HBA)
    • Smart Cruise Control (SCC)
    • Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance (BCA)
    • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (RCCA)
    • Lane Keeping Assist (LKA)
    • Driver Attention Warning (DAW)
    • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA)
    • Lane Following Assist (LFA)
    • Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW)

    2022 Kia Carnival CKD - Colour palette

    2022 Kia Carnival CKD - Colour palette

    • Astra Blue
    • Sonic Silver
    • Jet Black
    • Snowflake White Pearl
    • Meteor Gray

    What do you think of the new 2022 Kia Carnival CKD version? Let us know in the comments.

    Also Read: 2022 Kia Carnival CKD: All you need to know

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