2022 Kia Carnival Review

2022 Kia Carnival


In the market for your next Kia minivan near Jenkintown, Abington, and Willow Grove, PA? If so, we encourage you to check out the 2022 Kia Carnival. The Carnival comes with all of the features you love about a Kia minivan, with a sleek and stylish design and tons of advanced technology amenities. The exterior design intentionally replicates a Kia SUV.

Our team at Sussman Auto Group has gathered some of the 2022 Kia Carnival’s top specs and created this detailed review for you to check out. Continue reading to learn more!

2022 Kia Carnival: Power & Performance 

Kia Carnival PerformanceFor being a Kia minivan, the 2022 Kia Carnival packs a punch when you’re cruising down the highway. You’ll notice its smooth acceleration, which is thanks to the standard powertrain.

The Carnival comes standard with a 3.5L V6 engine that’s paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. Together, this powertrain distributes enough force to create a top-notch output of 290 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque. Plus, you’ll achieve a towing capacity of up to 3,500 pounds when properly equipped.

Behind the wheel of the Kia Carnival, you’ll expect less trips to the gas station when equipped with the standard powertrain. You’ll experience up to an EPA-estimated 19 city/26 highway MPG.¹

Advanced Technology Highlights

Kia Carnival TechnologyWith a cabin full of passengers, it’s important that everyone stays entertained and connected during your travels. We’re happy to report that the 2022 Kia Carnival brings you all your favorite features.

This Kia van comes standard with an 8-inch touchscreen display that gives you access to top features, like Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, Bluetooth® wireless technology, and more. You’ll also enjoy a 6-speaker audio system and voice recognition capability.

Moving up to some of the higher Carnival trim levels, you’ll enjoy a 12-speaker Bose® Premium Audio System, which delivers a concert-like sound experience throughout the cabin. You can also opt for available features, including a rear entertainment system, a wireless phone charger, a 12.3-inch Supervision Meter Cluster LCD display, and tons of other options.

Kia Carnival: Interior Dimensions

Kia Carnival Interior SeatsOne of the main reasons drivers tend to lean towards a Kia minivan for their next ride is that they need tons of room for passengers. The 2022 Kia Carnival delivers enough seats for up to eight riders and seven in some of its configurations. Plus, everyone will enjoy tons of personal space, which makes for a more relaxing ride.

In total, the Carnival delivers the following interior dimensions:

Headroom (First, Second, & Third Row): 40.9./39.5/36.8 inches

Legroom (First, Second, & Third Row): 41.1/40.5/35.6 inches

Shoulder Room (First, Second, & Third Row): 64.2/63.2/59.5 inches

Hip Room (First, Second, & Third Row): 59.8/66.4/50.4 inches

Additionally, the Carnival offers extra space for cargo. When all of the seats are in use, the Kia Carnival delivers 40.2 cubic feet of cargo space. When the rear seats are folded down, you’ll enjoy a maximum cargo space of 145.1 cubic feet.

Test Drive the 2022 Kia Carnival

Ready for a closer look at our 2022 Kia Carnival models? If so, schedule a test drive at Sussman Auto Group today! We look forward to assisting drivers near Jenkintown, Abington, and Willow Grove, PA.


EPA fuel economy estimates. Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and your vehicle’s condition.