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Kia Carnival
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2018 Kia Carnival S (Australia)
Overview
Manufacturer Kia Motors
Also called Kia Sedona
Production 1998–present
Body and chassis
Class Minivan (M)
Body style 5-door minivan
Layout Front-engine, front-wheel-drive

The Kia Carnival is a minivan manufactured by Kia Motors, introduced in January 1998, now in its third generation and marketed globally under various nameplates — prominently as the Kia Sedona.

In North America, Hyundai marketed a rebadged variant, the Hyundai Entourage, from 2006 to 2009.

The first generation were launched in 1999 based on the Ford Windstar's platform. They were available with a 2.5 litre 6-cylinder petrol engine and a 2.9 litre 4-cylinder turbo diesel engine.

It had a facelift in 2001, and they were available until 2006 with a 2.5 litre 6-cylinder petrol engine and a 2.9 litre 4-cylinder turbo diesel engine.

In 2006, the second generation was launched based on the Hyundai Entourage's platform. It is available with 2.7 and 3.8 litre 6-cylinder petrol engines and a 2.9 litre 4-cylinder turbo diesel engine.

In North America, the EX was the highest-level body style with amenities such as interior and exterior chrome accents, interior wood grain, leather wrapped steering wheel and gear shift knob and alloy wheels, with optional leather appointed seating, sunroof and DVD player.

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