14 Press Releases
10/26/22 ID: 19556
KIA CARNIVAL, K5 AND SPORTAGE EARN 2022 NEWSWEEK AUTOS AWARDS
Kia America earned three honors in the 2022 Newsweek Autos Awards, recognizing the 2022 Carnival as the Best Minivan, 2022 K5 as the Best Family Car and the 2022 Sportage as one of five vehicles selected as an Editor’s Pick, based on features, specifications, and driving impressions.
07/29/22 ID: 19155
KIA IS MOST AWARDED BRAND IN J.D. POWER 2022 AUTOMOTIVE PERFORMANCE, EXECUTION, AND LAYOUT (APEAL) STUDY
Kia America has earned three J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) awards, including one for the all-new EV6, Kia’s first dedicated EV and first step toward the brand’s transformative ‘Plan S’ global electrification strategy. The electric crossover took the top spot in the Compact SUV segment, while the Carnival MPV and K5 each won their respective segments. The announcement follows the Forte being crowned number one in the compact car segment in the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study.
05/12/22 ID: 18878
KIA CARNIVAL MPV NAMED FAMILY VEHICLE OF THE YEAR BY HISPANIC MOTOR PRESS
The 2022 Kia Carnival MPV has been named “Family Vehicle of the Year” in the 2022 Top Ten Vehicles for Hispanic Car Buyers ranking by Hispanic Motor Press. The 12th annual program recognizes the best new vehicles for Hispanic car buyers based on styling, driving satisfaction, technology, safety, environmental impact, mechanical reliability, and value.
03/29/22 ID: 18522
KIA CARNIVAL MPV NAMED AUTOGUIDE’S 2022 ‘FAMILY VEHICLE OF THE YEAR’
The Kia Carnival MPV was recently named “Family Vehicle of the Year” by AutoGuide. The vehicle was recognized as the top family vehicle due to its impressive interior capacity, extensive safety features, and modern design.
03/03/22 ID: 18492
KIA CARNIVAL MPV WINS 2022 AUTOTRADER BEST NEW CAR AWARD
The Kia Carnival MPV, one of Kia’s most popular new models, has been named among the “Best New Cars for 2022” by Autotrader.
02/24/22 ID: 18478
Kia receives eight IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK and TOP SAFETY PICK+ awards
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recognized eight Kia vehicles – tied for second most in the industry – on its 2022 TOP SAFETY PICK (TSP) and TOP SAFETY PICK+ (TSP+) awards lists. The Kia Telluride, Sorento, Seltos, Carnival built after March 2021 (with specific headlights), Sportage, and Soul (with optional front crash prevention and specific headlights) all received TSP awards. The Kia K5 and Stinger sedans qualified as TSP+ winners.
02/18/22 ID: 18473
Kia named to Car and Driver 2022 Editors’ Choice Awards with six winning vehicles
The Telluride, Sorento, Carnival, K5, Soul and Rio were named Car and Driver 2022 Editors’ Choice award winners, alongside other models representing the publication’s annual standard of automotive excellence. The six Kia models were selected from nearly 400 models that the editors tested, rated, and ranked across market segments—from crossover SUVs to electric vehicles and sedans to family-sized vans.
08/24/21 ID: 17816
2022 KIA CARNIVAL EARNS 2021 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK AWARD
The 2022 Kia Carnival MPV has been awarded the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) TOP SAFETY PICK (TSP) rating just months after the vehicle’s introduction with a new name to the Kia lineup. The designation applies to the Carnival when equipped with LED projector headlights and built after March 2021. The Carnival earned ratings of ‘good’ in all six IIHS crashworthiness evaluations, including the driver-side small overlap front, passenger-side small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraint tests.
08/25/21 ID: 17814
KIA AMERICA DONATES VEHICLES TO KHEIR CLINIC IN LOS ANGELES
Kia America today announced the donation of two new 2022 Carnival MPVs to Kheir Clinic, a Los Angeles-based medical facility that provides culturally-sensitive, quality primary healthcare and human services support to underserved and uninsured residents of Southern California. The donation will help Kheir Clinic continue its mission of providing essential health care and social services to underserved communities throughout the Los Angeles metropolitan area.
08/06/21 ID: 17671
KIA AMERICA INTRODUCES NEW ON-DEMAND, AT-HOME CAR SHOPPING EXPERIENCE
Embracing the on-demand, at-home economy, Kia America has announced the new “Kia@Home” product and brand experience which delivers scheduled test drives of two of Kia’s most technologically advanced vehicles direct to consumers at a convenient location of their choosing in several major cities. Showcasing the innovative all-new Carnival MPV and the all-electric Niro EV, Kia@Home tailors the retail experience to shoppers’ needs.
04/08/21 ID: 17274
KIA LAUNCHES ALL-NEW MARKETING CAMPAIGN FOR AN ALL-NEW CATEGORY OF VEHICLE - THE CARNIVAL MPV
Kia is debuting the all-new 2022 Carnival MPV in a multifaceted marketing campaign, the centerpiece of which is a :30-second broadcast spot entitled “What Else Ya Got?” The spot illustrates how the Carnival MPV offers active consumers a host of benefits to support their busy lives and stakes Carnival as a new offering in the unoccupied space between SUV and family hauler.
03/01/21 ID: 17090
Kia Motors America announces pricing of the all-new 2022 Carnival MPV
Following on the heels of the Carnival MPV’s North American debut last week, Kia Motors America (KMA) has announced pricing for the multi-faceted people mover. Pushing the boundaries on expected fronts and bringing new life to a staid segment, the 2022 Carnival MPV is offered in four trim levels: LX, EX, SX, and SX Prestige. This all-new MPV is expected to go on sale in the second quarter of this year and pricing starts at $32,100.
02/23/21 ID: 17075
All-new 2022 Kia Carnival multi-purpose vehicle transcends
The all-new 2022 Kia Carnival Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV) replaces the outgoing Sedona to become a multifaceted and unexpected companion. Staking claim on the unoccupied space between SUV and family hauler, the Carnival arrives with a new name and is the first vehicle to be sold in the U.S. with Kia’s new logo proudly displayed on its sculpted hood. It pushes the boundaries on expected fronts in much the same way the Kia K5 did to redefine what a midsize sedan should be.
02/15/21 ID: 17063
All-New 2022 Kia Carnival Multi-Purpose Vehicle Will Transcend the Mainstream on February 23
The new Carnival MPV pushes the boundaries of design and innovation to become a multifaceted and unexpected companion. This three-row, seven- or eight-passenger adventurer takes on a bold and boxy appearance that follows the same visual language that defined the brand’s recent lineup of rugged utility vehicles, such as Telluride, Sorento, and Seltos. Highlights include best-in-class cargo volume, a class-leading 290-horsepower V6, and a wide array of ADAS features with segment-exclusive Blind-Spot View Monitor. The Carnival will be the first vehicle in the U.S. to proudly wear the new Kia badge and promote our new global brand identity.