July 16

Top Safety Features of the Kia Carnival


The Kia Carnival isn’t just another minivan update; it’s a new multi-purpose vehicle blending minivan and SUV qualities. Its standout features include spacious seating for seven or eight, practical cargo solutions, and a robust range of safety features.

Driver Assistance Technology

The Carnival comes equipped with standard driver assistance features:

  • Forward Collision Warning and Pedestrian Detection: Alerts and automatically brakes if obstacles are detected.
  • Driver Drowsiness Monitoring: Monitors driving behavior to detect fatigue.
  • Rear Parking Sensors and Rear Cross Traffic Alert: Aids in parking maneuvers and alerts of approaching vehicles.
  • Lane Departure Warning and Lane Keep Assist: Keeps the vehicle centered in its lane on highways.

Additional optional features include cyclist detection, adaptive cruise control, blind spot monitoring, and a surround-view parking camera for enhanced safety.

Family-Friendly Safety

The Carnival caters to families with:

  • Rear-Seat Monitoring System: Includes a camera and intercom for monitoring and communication with rear passengers.
  • Adjustable Middle Row Seating: Slides forward for easy access to children or back for more legroom.
  • 24-Hour Rear Vehicle Movement Detection: Alerts if movement is detected after the vehicle is exited.

Safe Exit Assistance

This system warns passengers of approaching vehicles and can override rear door opening attempts. Power sliding rear doors can also be equipped with child lock systems for added security.

Trims and Safety Features

Choose from LX, EX, SX, and SX Prestige trims, each offering different safety features and interior luxuries:

  • LX: Standard driver assistance features, optional eighth seat with blind spot monitoring.
  • EX: Adds adaptive cruise control, front parking sensors, and cyclist detection.
  • SX: Includes surround-view parking camera and rear-seat entertainment.
  • SX Prestige: Adds a digital gauge cluster for enhanced vehicle performance monitoring.

Ready to explore more about the Kia Carnival’s safety and features? Browse our inventory online or contact our auto experts at Huffines Kia Corinth for a test drive and personalized assistance.


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