Kia releases 4th-gen Carnival design details

After teasing a darkened sketch of the next-generation Carnival last week, Kia finally shines the light on the actual thing, confirming the SUV-like design, more upright stance and beefier silhouette implied in the earlier illustration.

Entering its fourth-generation, the Kia Carnival—known as the Sedona in other markets—has been a decent seller for the South Korean car brand since its arrival 1998.

In fact, Kia has sold over two million units of the Carnival globally. Kia hopes the new model “will appeal to progressive young families with its combination of innovation, flexibility, and style.”

Given that the SUV is now the most preferred vehicle type in many of the Carnival’s target markets, the move toward a more SUV-like appearance is not at all unexpected, and appears like a natural evolution over the minivan’s previous generation.

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The Carnival’s first images show a more confident Tiger Nose grille that appears more

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Kia releases official design details on fourth-gen Carnival minivan

After teasing a darkened sketch of the next-generation Carnival last week, Kia finally shines the light on the actual thing, confirming the SUV-like design, more upright stance and beefier silhouette implied in the earlier illustration.

Entering its fourth-generation, the Kia Carnival—known as the Sedona in other markets—has been a decent seller for the South Korean car brand since its arrival 1998.

In fact, Kia has sold over two million units of the Carnival globally. Kia hopes the new model “will appeal to progressive young families with its combination of innovation, flexibility, and style.”

Given that the SUV is now the most preferred vehicle type in many of the Carnival’s target markets, the move toward a more SUV-like appearance is not at all unexpected, and appears like a natural evolution over the minivan’s previous generation.

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https://www.kianewscenter.com/

The Carnival’s first images show a more confident Tiger Nose grille that appears more

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2021 Toyota Sienna hybrid minivan revealed with photos, specs, details

There’s a new minivan on the block. It’s the 2021 Toyota Sienna, and the van is totally new from the ground up. Toyota hasn’t given us a fresh new Sienna since the current-generation hit the roads for the 2011 model year, so this one is a long time coming. The big news here is the single hybrid powertrain choice Toyota is introducing to the new Sienna. There will be no gas-only option, and there will be no PHEV “Prime” option either.

We’ll get into powertrain specifics in a second, but the Sienna’s new design inside and out is another huge change. Toyota describes it as a minivan with SUV styling characteristics. One look at RAV4 sales is all you need to know why Toyota wanted to make the Sienna remind people of SUVs. Still, the traditional minivan shape is still very much intact with the short hood and long

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2021 Toyota Venza hybrid crossover revealed with photos, specs, details

The Toyota Venza is back, but it’s not the same Venture Monza vehicle it was when Toyota discontinued the car-like crossover after the 2015 model year. Instead, the 2021 Toyota Venza is much more SUV-like, and it’s only going to be sold in hybrid form. Measuring in at 186.6 inches in total length, the new Venza aligns itself with mid-size two-row crossovers like the Ford Edge, Honda Passport and Chevy Blazer. Though, it is on the shorter side (by about half of a foot) when compared to all of its future competitors.

Toyota has chosen to go with a highly stylized and sharp design for the Venza, mirroring the approach of others in this segment. There’s some Highlander in there, but the aggression has been turned up a few notches. The Venza shares plenty with other Toyotas, as it rides on the TNGA-K platform that underpins vehicles like

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