2023 Kia Carnival in Waterloo, ON

Drivers in the market for a practical vehicle that combines the best elements of both SUVs and minivans will appreciate the 2023 Kia Carnival. Wondering if this vehicle is the right option for your family? To educate drivers about the 2023 Kia Carnival, we’ve broken down its most notable interior features, design qualities, engine performance ratings, and more.

Exterior Design

Striking Colours

Seven bold paint options are available for the 2023 Kia Carnival’s exterior. Available colour options available for the 2023 Carnival include: 

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

SUV Influence 

Although the 2023 Kia Carnival is classified as a Multi-Purpose Vehicle, its design includes many familiar qualities found in popular SUVs. The 2023 Carnival was designed with both practicality and utility in mind. Standard exterior features found on this vehicle include 17” alloy wheels, LED daytime running lights, splash guards, and silver skid plates.

Exterior 2023 Kia Carnival Measurements Dimensions
Wheelbase 3,090 mm
Length 5,155 mm
Width 1,995 mm
Height 1,740 mm

Interior Design

Comfortable Seating

There are three comfortable rows of seating inside the 2023 Kia Carnival, making it the perfect vehicle for larger families. Depending on its configuration, the 2023 Carnival is capable of seating up to seven or eight passengers. Select configurations come with a Second-Row VIP Lounge mode, which allows passengers to recline their seats and stretch out their legs on raised footrests.

Storage Space

The 2023 Kia Carnival is a spacious vehicle, and features an ample amount of storage space for hauling cargo. Whether you need to store travel equipment and luggage or groceries and personal belongings, the 2023 Carnival is sure to have room. When the second-row seats are removed and the third row seats are folded down, the 2023 Carnival features 4,110 litres of available cargo space.

Interior 2023 Kia Carnival Measurements Dimensions (First/Second/Third Row)
Head Room 1,039 / 1,003 / 981 mm
Shoulder Room 1,630 / 1,606 / 1,511 mm
Hip Room 1,520 / 1,686 / 1,280 mm
Leg Room 1,044 / 1,029 / 903 mm


Reliable Capability

While large family vehicles are perfect for hauling around plenty of passengers, they also require powerful, capable engines to comfortably accelerate. The 2023 Kia Carnival features plenty of power, coming equipped with a 3.6-litre V6 engine attached to an eight-speed automatic transmission system. With an output of 290 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque, the 2023 Carnival has more than enough power to drive with ease and precision.

Comfortable Ride Quality

Passengers will appreciate the smooth and comfortable ride quality of the 2023 Kia Carnival. The 2023 Carnival’s steel unibody was built to withstand uneven surfaces, allowing the vehicle to stay steady even when the road gets bumpy.

Engine Specifications: 3.5-Litre V6
Horsepower 290 hp
Torque 262 lb.-ft.
Transmission IVT Automatic


Device Integration

Inside the 2023 Kia Carnival, drivers have multiple ways to connect their favourite devices. With support for USB audio input, USB device charging, Bluetooth connectivity, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto, drivers have no shortage of ways to stay connected while on the road.

Passenger View Display

The 2023 Kia Carnival’s infotainment system features an in-cabin monitoring system in select configurations. This display option allows drivers to easily keep track of the second and third rows.

High-Tech Convenience

Many of the technology features found inside the 2023 Carnival make everyday driving comfortable and convenient. Notable interior amenities available for this model include a smart power liftgate, remote keyless entry, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror.


Forward Collision Avoidance Assist

Select configurations of the 2023 Kia Carnival feature an available Forward Collision Avoidance Assist feature, complete with Junction Turning functionality. When drivers signal for a left turn, this driver assistance feature will automatically apply the brakes if it detects a potential collision with another vehicle.

Around View Monitoring

With the available Around View Monitoring feature, drivers can back into a tight parking spot or parallel park with ease. This advanced monitoring feature utilizes multiple cameras to create a virtual 360 degree view of your vehicle, making it easy to keep aware of your surroundings as you maneuver in reverse.

2023 Kia Carnival Trim Levels

Carnival LX

Starting at $35,795*

LED Headlights
Rear Parking Sensors

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Carnival LX+

Starting at $39,295*

Power Sliding Doors
Heated Front Seats

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Carnival EX

Starting at $43,295*

Advanced Smart Cruise Control
LED Taillights

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Carnival EX+

Starting at $46,595*

Wireless Phone Charger
Satellite Radio Support

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Carnival SX

Starting at $49,595*

Around View Monitoring
Integrated Navigation System

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Wondering where drivers can shop for the 2023 Kia Carnival in the Kitchener-Waterloo area? Waterloo Kia is the perfect place to start your search for this and other popular Kia vehicles. Drivers can schedule a test drive with the 2023 Carnival by filling out the form below. One of our team members will accompany you, and will be able to answer any questions you may have. 

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