Kia Carnival vs Volkswagen Caravelle Comparison

    Kia Carnival

    Volkswagen Caravelle

    2024 Kia
    Carnival
    vs
    2024 Volkswagen
    Caravelle

    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the people mover category, between scores of 6.9 and 8.6.
    0.0
    8.6
    8.4
    0.0
    Based on the Kia Carnival PLATINUM
    Based on the Volkswagen Caravelle
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    Transporting thingsTransporting things
    Fuel Efficiency
    72L
    468 to 691 km
    80L
    528 km
    Warranty
    7 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $47,480 - $67,580
    $69,290
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    CarExpert's Take

    James Wong
    Production Editor
    James Wong drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Unrivalled practicality for the money
    • Drives better than most premium rivals
    • Quite efficient for such a big rig
    Misses
    • No auto wipers... still!
    • No wireless smartphone mirroring
    • Isn't exactly cheap, nor are service costs
    Anthony Crawford
    Senior Road Tester
    Anthony Crawford drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • More car-like that ever before with updated tech and safety systems
    • Versatility of the Multivan range is genius
    • Smooth drivetrains and improved steering feel
    Misses
    • No 4Motion option on the Cruise Edition seems like an oversight
    • Some options prices are over the top
    • LED headlights are still optional across the range

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • Premium Paint (+$695)
    • Additional Battery - Cut-off Relay & Monitoring (+$750)
    • Adaptive Cruise Control (+$750)
    • Alarm System/Tow Away Protection/Int Surveillance (+$710)
    • Armrests - Front Seats (+$570)
    • Comfort Dash for Digital Cockpit (+$450)

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO CDI, GASOLINE DIR & MPFIDIESEL TURBO F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    2151 - 34701968
    Size (L)
    2.2L, 3.5L2.0L
    Induction
    DIESEL TURBO 4, V6DIESEL TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAMDUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    16 - 2416
    Power
    148kW - 216kW110kW
    Power RPM
    3800 - 64003250
    Torque
    355Nm - 440Nm340Nm
    Torque RPM
    1750 - 50001500
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    12.3 - 1616

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