Kia Grand Carnival facelift pricing revealed – KX and SX, new eight-speed computerized, RM156okay to RM185okay
Kia Malaysia has formally launched the pricing for the facelifted Kia Grand Carnival. Two variants can be found – the entry-level KX is priced at RM155,888 and the range-topping SX prices RM184,888. Each are on-the-road costs sans insurance coverage.
Mechanically, each MPVs are powered by the identical 2.2 litre CRDI four-cylinder turbodiesel engine from earlier than, making 200 PS and 441 Nm of torque. A brand new eight-speed computerized transmission, which replaces the older six-speed unit, is employed to ship energy to the entrance wheels.
To recap, the midlife replace brings a couple of adjustments to the desk, most notably the redesigned entrance and rear finish and an digital parking brake (no extra foot brake). Design-wise, the Grand Carnival KX will get the identical “tiger nostril” grille (the SX will get a mesh grille insert) as earlier than, and it will get a pair of redesigned headlamps with LED daytime working lights and halogen projector items.
The SX, alternatively, will get auto-levelling LED headlamps with LED DRLs and “ice dice” LED fog lamps as a substitute of halogen projectors on the KX. On the again, there are new graphics for the LED tail mild clusters, in addition to a brand new bumper design with built-in reflectors and fog lamps. The KX’s 18-inch alloy wheels are a brand new design, and the SX will get a two-tone model of those rollers as a substitute of the earlier chrome 19s.
On the within, commonplace options embrace handbook cloth seats with two-way powered lumbar adjustment, electrochromic rear-view mirror, sunshade blinds for the second and third row seats, USB and auxiliary inputs, powered sliding doorways in addition to leather-wrapped multifunction steering wheel. The SX will get woodgrain trim.
For the KX, there’s a three.5-inch multi-info show, eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay functionalities, triple-zone auto local weather management, a proximity-based handsfree Sensible Tailgate and heated steering wheel. Additionally added listed here are USB fast-charging port and a big storage compartment behind the centre console.
The SX will get upgraded to a seven-inch Supervision multi-info show, eight-way powered entrance seats with driver’s aspect reminiscence, Qi wi-fi charging tray for suitable smartphones and leather-based upholstery. A brand new Lively Eco mode (commonplace for each fashions) has been built-in into the revised centre tunnel which, when depressed, will optimise the engine, transmission and air-conditioning for gasoline effectivity.
Security-wise, the SX will get the brand new Blind Spot Collision Warning with Rear Cross-Visitors Collision Warning and Hill-start Help Management, and each fashions get six airbags, stability management and three Isofix factors – two on the outer center row, and yet one more on the driving force’s aspect of the final row. Obtainable colors are Snow White Pearl, Aurora Black Pearl, Silky Silver and Panthera Steel.
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