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Kia Carnival Platinum 2018 review: snapshot

The Kia Carnival Platinum sits above the S, Si and SLi.

The Kia Carnival Platinum is an eight-seater people mover that's offered on one platform with two engine choices.

It comes with either a 3.3-litre V6 petrol engine which makes 206kW/336Nm and costs $60,290 before on-road costs, or a 2.2-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel that produces 147kW/440Nm. It costs $2500 more at $64,790.

All Carnivals are equipped with an eight-speed automatic transmission powering the front wheels, along with AEB, lane departure warning and adaptive cruise control as standard. The Platinum is equipped with a reversing camera and rear sensors, along with automatic lights, multi-zone climate control, 19-inch alloys, front parking sensors, leather interior with sunshades for the rear windows, powered, heated and vented driver and passenger front seats, tinted glass, LED combination rear lamps and quad-LED DRLS, leather wrapped steering wheel and gearshifter, and an 8.0-inch screen with sat nav and Apple CarPlay.

The Platinum also adds rear cross-traffic alert, blind spot monitoring and lane change assist.

It sits above the S, Si and SLi.

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Range and Specs

Platinum 2.2L, Diesel, 6 SP AUTO $51,888 – 54,991 2018 KIA CARNIVAL 2018 Platinum Pricing and Specs
S 3.3L, ULP, 6 SP AUTO $29,500 – 42,955 2018 KIA CARNIVAL 2018 S Pricing and Specs
Si 2.2L, Diesel, 6 SP AUTO $42,880 – 42,990 2018 KIA CARNIVAL 2018 Si Pricing and Specs
Sli 3.3L, ULP, 6 SP AUTO $45,880 – 48,990 2018 KIA CARNIVAL 2018 Sli Pricing and Specs
Tim Robson
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