2023 Kia Carnival at Kia of Lincolnwood.

2023 Kia Carnival at Kia of Lincolnwood

Get to know the all-new 2023 Kia Carnival, the vehicle hauls like rides like a luxury vehicle, looks like an SUV, and has the capabilities of a van. The Kia Carnival is an 8-passenger vehicle, offering the best of both worlds with its performance and sophisticated design. Powered by a 3.5L V6 engine, a smooth 290 horsepower and 262 pound-feet torque empower you to swiftly tackle any road ahead. Next-level interior amenities such as a live rear passenger view with night vision, and a VIP lounge will bring you, and your passengers ultimate comfort. Read below to see how the 2023 Kia Carnival compares to the competition and swing by Kia of Lincolnwood for a test drive today. Take the time to also view our large inventory of new and used sedans, hatchbacks, crossovers & minivans, or even hybrids & electric vehicles. Check out our latest offers and review all your financing options.

Starting at $32,900

2023 Kia Carnival Highlights

  • Performance: 3.5L V6 engine, 290 horsepower, 262 lb-ft of torque, and 3,500 lbs of max towing capacity.
  • Interior: Three available seating options, dual screen informant system, and 40.2 cu-ft of cargo space.
  • Exterior: Multiple wheel designs and sizes, Heated and Power-Adjustable Side View Mirrors with LED Turn Signals, and bold accent options.
  • Technology: Dual informant display and standard automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection, and lane-departure warning with lane-keeping assist.

What’s New to the 2023 Kia Carnival?

The 2023 Kia Carnival received a trim update to the Carnival SX trim. The SX option now offers dual 12.3-inch displays and now comes with optional reclining captain’s chairs in the second row.


Kia Carnival Competitive Comparisons

2023 Kia Carnival vs the 2022 Hyundai Custo and the 2023 Honda Odyssey

2023 Kia Carnival
Starting Price: $32,900
Cargo Volume: 40.2 cu-ft
VIP Passenger Seating: Available
Dual Screen Informant System: Available
Horsepower: 290
Torque: 262 lb-ft of torque
Kia Drive Wise Driver Assist Technology: Standard
2022 Chrysler Pacifica
Starting Price: $37,095
Cargo Volume: 32.3 cu-ft
VIP Passenger Seating: Not Available
Dual Screen Informant System: Not Available
Horsepower: 287
Torque: 262 lb-ft of torque
Kia Drive Wise Driver Assist Technology: Not Available
2023 Honda Odyssey
Starting Price: $37,340
Cargo Volume: 32.8 cu-ft
VIP Passenger Seating: Not Available
Dual Screen Informant System: Not Available
Horsepower: 280
Torque: 262 lb-ft of torque
Kia Drive Wise Driver Assist Technology: Not Available

Why pay more, for less? The 2023 Kia Carnival outshines the competition in both power and premium amenities. Don’t settle for smaller cargo space, fewer technology amenities, and less power in the 2022 Chrysler Pacifica or 2023 Honda Odyssey. The new 2023 Kia Carnival comes standard with premium safety features, the latest in technology, impressive cargo space, and a focus on comfort for all passengers.


The 2023 Kia Carnival is powered by a 3.5-liter V-6 engine, and an eight-speed automatic transmission, providing an impressive 290 horsepower. Even with the cabin full of cargo, or the maximum towing capacity of 3,500 pounds, the 2023 Kia Carnival does not feel overworked. The estimated 22 MPG combined fuel economy, makes for fewer stops on your next road trip. The suspension in the 2023 Kia Carnival provides a smooth, relaxed ride while the turning 18.85-inch radius will help get into tight spots.

The all-new 2023 Kia Carnival offers the best in its class when it comes to design and amenities. The available Up to nine USB outlets and a wireless charging pad offer the charge you need behind the connectivity this Kia offers. Available leather accents, VIP reclining seats, three-zone climate control, and a 12-speaker Bose audio system bring luxurious interior comforts at an affordable price. The exterior boasts a boxy, SUV-like design with LED lights, dual sunroofs, solar-control windows, and so much more.

From safety features to entertainment technology, the 2023 Kia Carnival offers it all. Kia Drive Wise Driver Assist Technology offers auto emergency braking with junction turning detection, blind spot detection, rear cross-traffic collision avoidance assist, a driver attention warning, and more. Entertainment technology will exceed your expectations, with available 12.3-inch dual informant displays that are Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatible. Rear seating features a dual-entertainment system that will make you feel at home with the available streaming options.

Kia Carnival Trims

2023 Carnival MPV LX

Carnival MPV LX

Starting at $32,900

  • 3.5L V6 Engine w/ 290 HP & 262 lb-ft.of torque
  • 17-inch Alloy Wheels, Silver Finish
  • LED Multi Reflector Headlights
  • Rear Passenger Air Conditioning and Power Sliding Rear Doors
  • Rear Occupant Alert w/ Ultrasonic Sensors

2023 Carnival MPV LX Seat Package.

Carnival MPV LX Seat Package

Starting at: $34,900

  • 8-Passenger Seating w/ 2nd Row Slide-Flex Seating
  • SynTex Seating Trim
  • Power Driver’s Seat w/ Heated Front Seats
  • Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel and Leather-Wrapped Gear Shift Knob
  • 8-Way Power Driver’s Seat w/ 2-Way Power Lumbar Support

2023 Carnival MPV EX.

Carnival MPV EX

Starting at: $38,400

  • 19-inch Alloy Wheels, Machined Finish
  • Tri-Zone Auto Climate Control with 2nd & 3rd Row Integrated Window Sunshades
  • Passenger View – In Cabin Camera and Passenger Talk – In Cabin Intercom
  • 12.3-inch Touchscreen Display w/ Navigation, Kia Connect and SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
  • Wireless Phone Charger, Wi-Fi Hotspot

2023 Carnival MPV SX.

Carnival MPV SX

Starting at: 41,600

  • Roof Rails, and Black Exterior Trim
  • 115V Power Outlet
  • Surround View Monitor & Blind-Spot View Monitor
  • Smart Cruise Control w/ Stop & Go
  • Rear Parking Collision-Avoidance Assist

2023 Carnival MPV SX Prestige.

Carnival MPV SX Prestige

Starting at: $46,000

  • Dual Sunroofs
  • Bose® Premium Audio System
  • Leather Seat Trim, Heated & Ventilated Front Seats
  • Front Power Seats with Driver Memory
  • VIP Lounge Seating

2023 Kia Carnival FAQs

The new 2023 Kia Carnival starts at $32,900.

The 2023 Kia Carnival is estimated to get 19 city and 26 highway mpg.

The second row offers 39.5 inches of legroom and the third row offers 36.8 inches of legroom.

The 2023 Kia Carnival offers an available Bose 12-speaker premium audio system.

The 2023 Kia Carnival comes standard with a 3.5-liter V-6, 290 horsepower; an eight-speed automatic transmission.

The 2023 Kia Carnival offers Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, dual 12.3-inch panoramic connectivity displays, rear seat entertainment with device mirroring available, 9 USB chargers with front wireless charger, and more.

The rear dual screens have wireless capability and device mirroring, allowing you to stream media via your compatible Apple® or Android™ device.

Kia of Lincolnwood is located at: 6750 N Lincoln Ave • Lincolnwood, IL 60712
Kia of Lincolnwood 42.003556, -87.729050.