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2015 Kia Carnival : "Considerable changes" from KV7 concept

Kia’s head of design says the production version of the new Kia Carnival had to be modified substantially from the concept car in order to accommodate the additional seating capacity required. Admitting the Carnival’s look was majorly changed midway through the design process, Peter Schreyer says the changes were necessary for the people mover’s requirements...

2015 Kia Carnival unveiled

The 2015 Kia Carnival people mover has been unveiled in New York as the Korean brand finalises its design transformation across its model range. The new Kia Carnival, which has dropped the “Grand” from the previous model’s badge and is referred to as the Kia Sedona in other markets, will launch in Australia late this year or very early in 2015...

2015 Kia Carnival teased again; name confirmed

A second teaser of the all-new Kia Carnival has been released along with confirmation of the car’s name and initial powertrain and specification details. The latest sketch, which follows last week’s first look at the front end, reveals the Carnival in profile, highlighting its new wraparound glasshouse with disguised D-pillars and horizontally positioned rectangular LED tail-lights that span the rear quarter panels and tailgate...

Kia teases next-generation people-mover

The successor to the Kia Grand Carnival has been teased in an official design sketch, giving us our first clear look at the styling of the new-generation people-mover. The all-new eight-seater will debut at this month’s New York auto show before going on sale in Australia at the end of 2014...

2015 Kia Grand Carnival spied in Australia

A pair of eagle-eyed CarAdvice readers have sent through exclusive images of the all-new third-generation Kia Grand Carnival in full camouflage in Australia. A number of Kia Grand Carnival models are in the country for hot weather testing, with one of our readers spotting them in a holding yard in Sydney's western suburbs, and another catching the cars on the move in Victoria...

2014 Kia Grand Carnival takes shape

New spy photos of the 2014 Kia Grand Carnival provide proof the next-generation people-mover will have a bolder, more stylish shape than the ageing current model. The drooping front end of today's Carnival will be replaced with a stubbier front end comprising a short overhang and an upright nose. There are suitably large headlights and grille for the company's biggest model...

Kia Grand Carnival: first look at third-gen people-mover

The all-new Kia Grand Carnival has been spied undergoing testing in Germany. CarAdvice's spy photographers captured the third-generation people-mover outside the Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Centre in Russelsheim, giving us our first look at the new eight-seater that's set to be unveiled in 2014...

New Kia Grand Carnival's design overhaul

The current Kia Grand Carnival remains as one of the last key Kia models to get a design update, leaving the Korean company with enormous expectations to deliver yet another elegant design. Since former Audi designer Peter Schreyer was appointed chief design officer in 2006, the company has transformed its image from a budget Korean manufacturer to a world-class marque with trend setting designs...

2012 Kia Grand Carnival update on sale in Australia

The Kia Grand Carnival has been upgraded for the 2012 model year, with a new diesel engine, revised line-up and new specifications and prices. The short wheelbase Kia Carnival S has been dropped from the local line-up, and along with it goes the 2.7-litre V6 petrol engine...