Car review: New Kia Carnival is a lounge on wheels

The Kia Carnival packs a 2.2-litre turbodiesel engine.
The Kia Carnival packs a 2.2-litre turbodiesel engine.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

SINGAPORE - Barring some obscenely huge multi-purpose vehicles (MPVs) found only in the United States, the new Kia Carnival is the mother of all MPVs.

Measuring close to 5.2m long, 2m wide and 1.8m tall and weighing close to 2.2 tonnes, the South Korean family carrier with either seven or eight seats has a bigger footprint than even the sumo-size Toyota Alphard.

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