This year the all-new 2022 Kia Carnival blurs the line between minivan and SUV with dynamic performance, a sculpted design, and a comprehensive blend of features that add to the everyday commute. Here we put the brand's new Multi-Purpose Vehicle to the test by comparing the 2022 Kia Carnival against the popular 2021 Ford Expedition full-size SUV.
2022 Kia Carnival
2021 Ford Expedition
|Up to 19 city/26 highway mpg|
Up to 17 city/23 highway mpg
40.2 cubic feet
20.9 cubic feet
Wireless Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™
Hands-Free Sliding Doors
Blind-Spot View Monitor
When it comes to choosing an affordable new three-row family vehicle, we’d recommend the 2022 Kia Carnival every time. Pricing for the 2021 Expedition starts high at $51,800 – and that’s only for the two-row base model. So, buying a three-row Expedition SUV will actually run you something north of $53,410. The 2021 Kia Carnival undercuts that price by nearly $20K.
For that price you get twice the cargo space, more features, and better fuel economy to extend the cost savings through the life of your vehicle. And with Kia’s famous 10-year/100,000-mile warranty, you know you’re in it for the long haul.
There are plenty of more reasons for buyers to choose the new 2022 Kia Carnival this year. For one, every Carnival comes loaded with a class-leading suite of standard active safety features, including:
You're not likely to find that same breadth of safety systems standard in the Ford Expedition or in any other competing SUV or minivan.
We’ve only touched the tip of the iceberg on the complete highlights of the all-new 2022 Kia Carnival. Between the available LX, EX, SX, and SX-Prestige trim levels, the Carnival’s offerings only get more impressive as you continue to move up the lineup.
Carnival fans in the Tampa Bay area can get more information on the 2022 Kia Carnival when they reach out to their local team of experts at Friendly Kia.