2023 Kia Carnival in Kitchener, ON

The 2023 Kia Carnival will appeal to drivers looking for a family-friendly vehicle that combines the practicality of a minivan with the stylish design of an SUV. The sleek styling, cleverly designed interior and boatloads of practicality offered by the 2023 Kia Carnival helps shed the stereotypes of minivans of old. Unsure if this van is the best choice for your family? Don’t sweat it! Our team at Kitchener Kia has outlined the 2023 Kia Carnival’s most noteworthy interior features, design characteristics, engine performance ratings, and more in order to inform prospective owners about this feature-laden vehicle.

Exterior Design

Unique Colour Options

Owners can choose from seven available paint options for the 2023 Kia Carnival. Let your personality shine through with the following paint colours:

  • Aurora Black
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Flare Red
  • Storm Blue
  • Ghost Grey
  • Thunder Grey
  • Ultra Silver

SUV or Minivan?

The exterior design of the 2023 Kia Carnival combines the rugged styling of modern Kia SUVs with the family-friendly practicality that minivans are known for. Kia classifies the Carnival as a Life Utility Vehicle (LUV) that appeals to families with active lifestyles. As such, they’ve engineered the vehicle with practicality, utility and capability in mind. All 2023 Kia Carnival models come standard with exterior features including stylish LED daytime running lights, 17” alloy wheels, splash guards, and silver skid plates.

Specifications: 2023 Kia Carnival
Wheelbase (mm) 3,090 
Length (mm) 5,155 
Width (mm) 1,995 
Height (mm) 1,740 

Interior Design

Clever and Luxurious Seating

All 2023 Kia Carnival models are fitted with three-rows of comfortable seating, making it an ideal vehicle for transporting up to eight passengers. The entry-level LX model features customizable and removable second row seats, allowing for more cargo space easel accessible through the sliding doors. Owners who opt for a higher trim level Kia Carnival model can benefit from the available Second-Row VIP Lounge seats, allowing their passengers to experience a luxurious reclined seating experience complete with raised power footrests.

Practical Storage

The 2023 Kia Carnival is a large family vehicle with plenty of storage space for cleverly designed storage and cargo spaces. The 2023 Carnival offers a massive 4,110L of cargo capacity when the third row seats are folded down and the second row seats are removed. With all this space, the 2023 Carnival will undoubtedly have more than enough space for your childrens’ sport equipment, a week’s worth groceries, or even a full set of luggage for your next family vacation!

Specifications Kia Carnival Dimensions (First/Second/Third Row)
Head Room (mm) 1,039 / 1,003 / 981 
Shoulder Room (mm) 1,630 / 1,606 / 1,511
Hip Room (mm) 1,520 / 1,686 / 1,280 
Leg Room (mm) 1,044 / 1,029 / 903 


Smooth Power Delivery

Large family vehicles are ideal for people hauling, but with all the weight that they carry, a strong, capable and reliable engine is necessary. The 2023 Kia Carnival delivers on this front with all models being powered by a naturally-aspirated 3.5L V6 DGI engine mated to an eight-speed automated transmission. Putting out 290 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque, the 2023 Carnival offers more than enough power for effortless, precise driving.

Specifications 2023 Kia Carnival 
Displacement 3.5L V6 GDI 
Transmission  8-Speed IVT Automatic 
Horsepower 290 hp
Torque 262 lb-ft


Connectivity Abounds

The 2023 Kia Carnival offers drivers and passengers with a plethora of ways to stay connected while on the road. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are standard on all 2023 Kia Carnival models, as well as Bluetooth connectivity and USB charge ports. Available connectivity features include a wireless charger and Kia Connect.

12.3” Multimedia Interface with Navigation

Certain 2023 Kia Carnival models are available with a 12.3” Multimedia Interface, complete with an in-built navigation system. This stunning wide-screen display provides a clean digital experience that contains a host of convenience and entertainment features.

Clever Convenience

The 2023 Carnival has a number of technological elements that make driving easy and enjoyable. This Life Utility Vehicle contains several notable convenience features including rear parking sensors, an available power liftgate, and remote keyless entry with push-button start.


360° Camera Monitoring System

Park stress-free with the available 360° Camera Monitoring System on the 2023 Kia Carnival. This advanced monitoring system utilizes multiple cameras strategically placed throughout the vehicle and projects a 360-degree view of the Kia Carnival on the available 12.3” Multimedia Interface. Tight parking spots, parallel parking situations and reversing maneuvers in the 2023 Kia Carnival are now a breeze with this advanced camera system.

Blind Spot Collision Avoidance Assist

Highway trips and errands around town are made safer by the 2023 Kia Carnival. Available on select trim levels of the 2023 Kia Carnival, owners can opt for this advanced safety feature that helps you avoid a collision by detecting vehicles in your blind spot and actively moves the Carnival away from the adjacent vehicle.

2023 Kia Carnival Trim Levels

2023 Kia Carnival LX

Carnival LX

Starting at $35,795*
  • LED Headlights
  • Customizable & Removable 2nd Row Seats
  • Advanced Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA)
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2023 Kia Carnival LX+

Carnival LX+

Starting at $39,295*
  • Power Sliding Doors
  • Wireless Phone Charger
  • Heated Front Seats & Steering Wheel
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2023 Kia Carnival EX

Carnival EX

Starting at $43,295*
  • LED Taillights
  • Blind-Spot Collision Avoidance Assist (BCA)
  • Advanced Smart Cruise Control
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2023 Kia Carnival EX+

Carnival EX+

Starting at $46,595*
  • 360° Camera Monitoring System
  • 12.3” TFT Digital Instrument Cluster
  • 12.3″ Multimedia Interface with Integrated Navigation
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2023 Kia Carnival SX

Carnival SX

Starting at $49,595*
  • Dual Sunroof
  • Bose Premium Sound System
  • Power Adjustable Second Row VIP Lounge Captain Seats (Leather)
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Kitchener Kia is your go to store for all things Kia in Kitchener-Waterloo and surrounding areas. Whether you’re interested in purchasing a 2023 Kia Carnival, or another new or pre-owned Kia model, our knowledgeable Kia Sales Specialist will be more than happy to assist you. Bring your Kia home to our state-of-the-art service department for routine maintenance or purchase genuine Kia parts to ensure the longevity of your vehicle, all at Kitchener Kia. If you have any further questions or concerns about the 2023 Kia Carnival or any of our other services,
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