Kia Carnival Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Kia Carnival reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
RECALL: More than 30,000 Kia Sorento SUVs and Carnival people movers pose fire risk
Kia Australia has recalled 26,926 Carnival people movers and 3288 Sorento SUVs that could cause fires Read more
Kia Carnival 2018: Can the software be updated to support Android Auto?
Can the software to the audio and maps on a 2018 Kia Carnival be upgraded to have Android auto, as per the new model 2019? Read more
Kia Carnival 2005: Where can I find an electrical wiring manual?
I need an electrical wiring manual for my 2005 Kia Carnival. Read more
What are the best 7-seat SUV's?
I am looking for a 7-seat SUV that has third row child seat anchor points. The only cars I have found that are suitable are the Nissan Pathfinder, the Holden Acadia and the Mazda CX-9. The CX-9 is ...Read more
Kia Carnival 2017: Error message on nav
The navigation in my 2017 Kia Carnival has an error message: "Application MTXH500YP.exe encountered a serious error and must shut down". What do I do? Read more
Is it worth getting a secondhand replacement engine for my 2004 Kia Carnival?
I own a 2004 Kia Carnival automatic, which is idling rough and blowing grey smoke at start-up. It also periodically doesn't have as much power on acceleration as it had. A bottle of Risolone did ...Read more
Ford, Mazda lead latest safety recalls
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has published its latest round of safety recalls, with models from Ford, Mazda, BMW, Kia, Audi, Jeep, Alfa Romeo and Lamborghini affected. Read more
Is a 2015 Kia Carnival S worth it?
Is a 2015 Kia Carnival S worth $6000 more than 2014 Kia Carnival S? Read more
How does the LDV G10 compare to the Hyundai iMax and Kia Carnival?
I am looking for an all-round, reliable and value-for-money people mover, two or three years old, or a demo vehicle, with low mileage. What is your opinion on the LDV G10 compared to Hyundai iMax, or ...Read more
What could be setting off the front sensors on my Kia Carnival?
I have recently purchased a new Kia Carnival with a nudge bar fitted by the dealer. I recently washed the car in a carwash and now when I reverse and then put it into Drive the front sensors directly ...Read more
Kia Carnival wheel alignment
The brand new Kia Carnival I purchased three months ago keeps pulling to the left. I took it back a couple of times and the KIA workshop has done a wheel alignment, but it still pulls to the left. ...Read more
Should I replace my 2011 Carnival?
Our regularly serviced 2011 Kia Carnival has a sludged-up engine at 90,000 km. We were recommended a new engine, but it is a few months out of warranty, and we are the second owner, so our goodwill ...Read more
What can I do if my car is a lemon?
I bought a 2007 Kia Carnival that I think is a lemon. I was driving it from Melbourne to Mildura on the day I got it and it broke down on the way. The car is under 10 years, but over 160,000 km, so ...Read more
Should my Kia Carnival be pulling to the left?
When I take my hands off the steering wheel of my 2016 Kia Carnival it pulls to the left. I have had it back twice to the dealership and they have told me there is nothing wrong with it. They said it ...Read more
Used Kia Carnival and Grand Carnival review: 1999-2015
Ewan Kennedy reviews the first and second generation Kia Carnival and Grand Carnival as a used buy. Kia Carnival is a South Korean seven or eight-seat people mover that's been on sale in Australia ...Read more
Best people mover for a family?
With the recent addition of a baby girl, we are looking for a safe, reliable people mover for mum, dad and two kids with baby seats. Under normal circumstances I would head for the new Kia Sorento as ...Read more
Sportage ANCAP rating?
I took your advice and recently updated my Honda Accord V6L with a new Kia Sorento Platinum diesel. It’s a great vehicle and I love driving it. My wife and I have also recently been for a test drive ...Read more
iMax or Carnival?
I'm looking at a Hyundai iMax or Kia Carnival, as I have a fifth child on the way. My budget is $10-$15,000. Which is a better option in terms of storage space and reliability? Read more
When will there be safety updates for Carnival?
Any news yet on whether Kia has rectified the front-end structure on the Carnival which prevented a five-star crash rating? Read more