- the new 2022 kia carnival starts at $33,275, a $1700 price increase from the kia sedona it replaces.
- the carnival received sweeping interior and exterior updates, including a design which gives it more suv-like proportions.
- despite the increase in starting price, the carnival still undercuts its competitors. it'll reach u.s. dealers by the second quarter of this year.
the 2022 kia carnival, formerly known as the sedona, received sweeping updates for this model year and with it, a price increase of $1700. the carnival now starts at $33,275 for the entry-level lx, and reaches $47,275 on the highest trim level, sx-prestige, which is new for this year.
the 2022 carnival has a new, more stylish look which gives it suv-like proportions. it also received stylish updates to its interior and now comes standard with an 8.0-inch infotainment screen and an optional 12.3-inch screen. the carnival is front-wheel-drive only, and one engine is offered: a 3.5-liter v-6 engine with 290 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque.
the next trim up from the lx is ex, and it starts at $38,775. the second-highest trim level, sx, comes at a starting price of $42,275. although the starting price of the carnival received a generous price increase for 2022, it is still priced below its competitors such as the 2021 chrysler pacificaand the 2021 toyota sienna, which start at $36,690 and $35,635, respectively.
the 2022 kia carnival is set to reach dealers in the u.s. by the second quarter of this year.