2022 Kia Carnival vs. 2022 Honda Odyssey

2022 Kia Carnival vs. 2022 Honda Odyssey in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia


2022 Kia Carnival vs. 2022 Honda Odyssey in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia

At Straitway Kia, we strive to deliver the best selection of vehicles, and we constantly update our inventory with the most recent models from the Kia lineup. A recent yet exciting new arrival is the 2022 Kia Carnival, offering excellent functionality and lots of space for family activities. You can also add a Kia Protect plan to gain further peace of mind for years to come, giving you well-rounded protection for your Kia.

Interior Features & Styling Comparison

Inside the Carnival, you will have standard seating for eight passengers, while the top-of-the-line trim offers captain's chairs for more comfort, but it reduces the passenger capacity to seven. Cloth seating is found on the first two trim levels, while the next two get synthetic leather seats, and the top trim receives full leather seats for added elegance and class. The Kia minivan incorporates advanced technology features into its interior design to deliver comfort, functionality, and connectivity on the go.

The Odyssey also has seating for eight passengers, but it lacks the option for captain's chairs on any of its trim levels. Cloth seating is standard on the base trim level while going up a trim level brings leather-trimmed seating surfaces, and the top trim adds a piping finish to its leather upholstery.

2022 Kia Carnival Interior


2022 Kia Carnival Interior


Engine Performance & Fuel Economy Comparison

The 2022 Carnival has a 3.5-litre V6 engine with an output of 290 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque, which pairs with an eight-speed automatic transmission to drive the front wheels. With this engine, you will enjoy quick acceleration and a responsive throttle pedal, making the Carnival a great vehicle to drive. As for its fuel economy, you can expect a rating of 12.0 L/100 km in the city and 8.9 L/100 km on the highway.

Similarly, the Odyssey features a 3.5-litre V6 engine, but instead, it delivers slightly less performance, achieving 280 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque. As for the transmission, the Honda minivan has a ten-speed automatic that drives the front wheels. Although the Odyssey has less power and more gears, it only achieves a fuel economy rating of 12.2 L/100 km in the city and 8.5 L/100 km on the highway, making the Kia Carnival a more efficient minivan in the city, and it also delivers superior performance.

Safety Features Comparison

The Kia Carnival makes standard loads of safety features, giving you complete peace of mind as you drive on the road. Those features include a rearview camera, rear parking sensors, advanced forward collision avoidance assist, driver attention warning, lane follow assist, and lane-keep assist system. As optional, you can add more features such as around view monitor, rear cross-traffic collision avoidance assist, parking collision avoidance assist in reverse, front parking sensors, blind-spot view monitor, and much more.

On the other hand, the Oddesy also brings forth loads of safety features as standard, giving you many similar features to the Kia. The standard safety features include a forward-collision warning system, collision mitigation braking system, lane departure warning system, road departure warning system, traffic sign recognition, and hill start assist. Other optional safety highlights are the rear cross-traffic monitor and blind spot information system.

Financing Options

Our dealership makes loads of financing options available through our Finance Centre, giving you affordable payments and competitive rates. Contact us to get more details about the 2022 Kia Carnival and inquire about model availability. To truly experience this excellent vehicle, you will want to schedule a test drive to get a closer look at everything that the 2022 Carnival has to offer.