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2021 Kia Sedona
EX FWD
2022 Kia Carnival
EX FWD
MSRP
$37,600
Invoice
$36,284
Average Price Paid
$39,584
49 listings nationwide

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EX FWD
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EX FWD
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2021 Kia Sedona
EX FWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The Kia Sedona, last refreshed in 2018, carries over mostly unchanged for 2021. The minivan segment may be a niche market, but it’s full of tough competition like the Chrysler Pacifica...

2022 Kia Carnival
EX FWD
Matt Smith Test Drive Review:

With the all-new 2022 Carnival, Kia is trying something different. By blending crossover SUV design with sensational technology and genuine VIP passenger seating, Kia hopes the Carniva...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9

Specs

2021 Kia Sedona
EX FWD
2022 Kia Carnival
EX FWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21.1 gal 19 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
276 hp @ 6,000 RPM
290 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
248 lb-ft @ 5,200 RPM
262 lb-ft @ 5,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
12.3:1
Displacement
3,300 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.62 in x 3.3 in
3.62 in x 3.43 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 8 seats 8 seats
Front Legroom 40.9 in 41.1 in
Back Legroom 41.1 in 40.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 33.9 cu ft 40.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,582 lbs 1,506 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 201.4 in 203 in
Width 89.3 in 89.2 in
Height 69.1 in 68.5 in
Wheelbase 120.5 in 121.7 in

Available Options

2021 Kia Sedona
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Celestial Blue
  • PANTERA Metal
  • Silky Silver
  • Snow White Pearl

Option Packages

  • Dual Screen Rear Seat Entertainment System
  • Ex Premium Package
2022 Kia Carnival
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Astra Blue
  • Aurora Black
  • Ceramic Silver
  • Flare Red
  • PANTERA Metal
  • Snow White Pearl

Option Packages

  • Rear Seat Entertainment
  • Tow Hitch (PNP)

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