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2016 Kia Carnival SLi

2016 Kia Carnival SLi Specifications

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About the 2016 Kia Carnival SLi

The 2016 Kia Carnival SLi is a front-wheel drive four-door wagon that was released to the Australian market on 01/07/2015 classified as a YP MY16 UPDATE. The Carnival is regarded as a people movers built in Korea with prices from a dealer as a used car starting at $30,100.

The Carnival is a front-wheel drive 4 door with 8 seats, powered by a 2.2L DIESEL TURBO 4 engine that has 147 kW of power (at 3800 rpm) and 440 Nm of torque (at 1750 rpm) via a Six-speed Automatic. KIA claims the Carnival SLi uses 7.7L/100km of Diesel in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 199g of CO2. It has a 80L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 1039km per full tank.

The Carnival measures 1755mm (69.1 inches) in height, 5115mm (201.4 inches) in length, 1985mm (78.1 inches) in width with a 3060mm (120.5 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 2092kg (4612.1 lbs) of unladen weight. The Carnival SLi comes standard with 235/60 R18 front tyres and 235/60 R18 rear tyres. It requires a service every 12 months or 15,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2016 Kia Carnival SLi has a 171mm ground clearance with a 2000kg braked and 750kg unbraked towing capacity. It has a final gear ratio of 3.32.

The Carnival has received a 4 star rating from ANCAP. The VIN number can be found on the Under Driver Seat On Floor and the compliance plate is located on the LHS - Lower Door Aperture. An example VIN number would be similar to KNAMA81AME6000011.


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2016 Kia Carnival SLi owner review


 2016 Kia Carnival SLi owner review

I purchased this Kia Carnival new with additional options for $54,000 (including all on-road costs). I would buy this car again because it has been a great choice our family made with the head not the heart, keeps the kids separated whilst still having plenty of boot space.

Kia Carnival SLi Details
Used Price From Dealer$30,100
Trade-In Value$25,000
Body Stylefour-door wagon
Release date01/07/2015
Discontinued date31/10/2016
Drive typeFWD
VIN plate locationUnder Driver Seat On Floor
Compliance plate locationLHS - Lower Door Aperture
VIN ExampleKNAMA81AME6000011
Country of originKorea
Safety ANCAP rating4 stars
Number of doors4
Seating capacity8
Kia Carnival SLi Engine Specifications
Size2199cc, 2.2L
Power @ RPM 147kW @ 3800rpm (197.1 hp)
Torque @ RPM440Nm @ 1750rpm (324.5 lb-ft)
Cylindersturbocharged four-cylinder
Number of Valves16
Euro Rating-
Compression ratio16
Power/weight ratio70.3kw/tonne
Bore/stroke85.4mm × 96mm (3.3in × 3.8in)
Kia Carnival SLi Drivetrain and Wheels
TransmissionSix-speed Automatic
Drive typefront-wheel drive
Turning circle11.2m (36.7 ft)
Brake (front) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Brake (rear) typeDISC
Front tyre & wheel size235/60 R18 - 7x18
Rear tyre & wheel size235/60 R18 - 7x18
Front suspension typeMacPherson strut, Coil Spring, Gas damper, Anti roll bar
Rear suspension typeMulti-link system, Coil Spring, Gas damper, Anti roll bar
Kia Carnival SLi Fuel Specifications
Fuel typeDIESEL
Fuel tank capacity80L
Fuel consumption (combined average)7.7L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)-
Fuel consumption highway (average)-
Vehicle range1039.0km (645.6 miles)
Emission standard-
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)199g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)-
CO2 emissions (highway)-
Kia Carnival SLi Dimensions
Length5115mm (201.4 inches)
Width1985mm (78.1 inches)
Height1755mm (69.1 inches)
Wheelbase3060mm (120.5 inches)
Front track1740mm (68.5 inches)
Rear track1747mm (68.8 inches)
Ground clearance171mm (6.7 inches)
Unladen weight2092kg (4612.1 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass2875kg (6338.3 lbs)
Gross Combination Mass-
Kia Carnival SLi Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity2000kg (4409.2 lbs)
Unbraked towing capacity750kg (1653.5 lbs)
Kia Carnival SLi Warranty
Warranty length84 months
Warranty distanceUnlimited km
Kia Carnival SLi Servicing
Service interval (km)15,000 km
Service interval (months)12 months
Kia Carnival SLi Options
Standard Features
  • 12 Volt Power Outlet
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Anti-lock Braking
  • Air Con & Climate Control Multi Zone
  • Antenna - Roof-mounted Shark Fin type
  • Adjustable Steering Wheel - Tilt & Telescopic
  • Ambient Temperature Display
  • AUX/USB Input Socket
  • 18 Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Brake Assist
  • Body Coloured Exterior Door Handles
  • Bottle Holders - Front & Rear
  • Cruise Control
  • Cup Holders - Front & Rear
  • Coat Hanger Hook/s
  • Cargo Tie Down Hooks/Rings
  • Centre Console Box - Multi-purpose
  • Central Locking Remote Control
  • Child Proof Rear Door Locks
  • Child Seat Anchor Points
  • Child Seat - ISOFIX Anchorage System
  • Chrome Surround - Exterior Side Windows
  • Digital Clock
  • Dust & Pollen Filter
  • Door Pockets - Front Seat
  • Daytime Running Lights - LED
  • Dusk Sensing Headlights
  • Digital Video Disc Player
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution
  • Exterior Mirrors - Heated
  • Electronic Stability Program
  • Flip/Folding key
  • Fog Lights - Front
  • Glovebox Cooler
  • Headrests - Adjustable on All Seats
  • Head Airbags
  • Headlights - Coming/Leaving Home Function
  • Hill Holder
  • High Mounted Rear Stop Light
  • Illuminated - Entry/Exit with Delayed Fade
  • Illuminated Glove Box Compartment
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Intermittent Wipers - Variable
  • Keyless Entry & Drive
  • Leather Accented Upholstery
  • Lockable Glove Box Compartment
  • Leather Gear Knob
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Multi-function Control Screen
  • Multi-function Steering Wheel
  • MP3 Compatible Audio/CD Player
  • Mobile Phone Connectivity
  • Power Door Closing
  • Parking Distance Control Rear
  • Parking Distance Control Front
  • Power front seat Driver
  • Power Mirrors With Indicators & Folding
  • Power Steering
  • Power Tailgate
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Centre Armrest
  • Remote Boot/Hatch Release
  • Radio CD with 6 Speakers
  • Remote Fuel Lid Release
  • Roof Rails
  • Rear Lights - LED
  • Rear Privacy Glass
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Reversing Camera
  • Rear View Mirror - Auto Dimming
  • Rear Window Demister
  • Rear Wiper/Washer
  • Side Airbags
  • Satellite Navigation
  • Seatbelts - Height Adjustable Front Seats
  • Seatbelts - Load Limiters Front Seats
  • Seatbelts - Lap/Sash for All Seats
  • Seatbelts - Pre-tensioners Front Seats
  • Seatbelts - Reminder for Front Seats
  • Storage Compartment - In Dash
  • Side Door Impact Beams
  • Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
  • Speed Dependent Volume Control
  • Split Fold Rear Seat
  • Seatback Pockets - Front Seats
  • Start/Stop Button
  • Sunvisors with Vanity Mirrors & Illumination
  • Spare Wheel - Space Saver/Temporary
  • Trip Computer
  • Traction Control System
Optional Features
  • Metallic Paint - $695