Kia has accustomed its flagship minivan a complete adapt this year and the aftereffect was a Grand Utility Agent – basically a minivan with SUV styling. While the exoteric architecture is amid its best acclaimed traits, the 2021 Carnival, additionally accepted as the Kia Sedona in the U.S., has an autogenous that’s appropriately emphatic.
But the Korean automaker isn’t done with giving the Carnival a added upmarket affair in the cabin. In its home country, the new Carnival gets a Hi Limousine trim that elevates the already high-end minivan to addition level.
On the outside, the deviations from a accustomed Carnival are obvious, starting with the college roof with abetting anchor light. Step boards are added to the ancillary to acquiesce accessible admission and egress, while Hi Limousine badges can be apparent to mark the trim.
Inside, the Carnival Hi Limousine seats seven (including the disciplinarian and advanced passenger), with the additional row accepting two captain seats. Kia said that the berth is awful customizable, but accepted appearance accommodate a massive 21.5-inch adviser for onboard entertainment. The berth additionally allowances from aerial headroom, a congenital air purifier, and a host of LED account lights.
Most importantly, the Hi Limousine comes with pleated curtains for aloofness aloof like a archetypal limo. Kind of old academy for a modern-looking vehicle, but we anticipate it’s adorable.
New to the minivan is advanced driver abetment systems that feature lane-keeping assist, blind-spot detection, and advanced collision-avoidance abetment with car, cyclist, and banal detection. It additionally comes with a semi-autonomous Akin 2 active system, forth with Safe Exit Abetment that prevents the doors from aperture if the car detected an advancing vehicle.
The 2021 Kia Carnival Hi Limousine is now awash in Korea. Whether or not it will ability the U.S. is still bottomless at this point. After all, it ability booty a while afore North America gets the absolutely revamped minivan back Kia’s U.S. website lists the old Sedona for the 2021 archetypal year.