The 2022 Kia Carnival blurs the line between minivan and SUV with an imposing on-road presence and practical design. See how the new Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV) compares to the brand’s flagship three-row SUV in this comparison of the 2022 Kia Carnival versus the 2021 Kia Telluride from Friendly Kia.
2022 Kia Carnival
2021 Kia Telluride
Up to 3,500 lbs.
Up to 5,000 lbs.
168.2 cubic feet
178.1 cubic feet
40.2 cubic feet
21.0 cubic feet
The 2022 Kia Carnival takes the minivan throne with class-leading interior and cargo space, excellent warranty coverage, and an impressive range of standard driver assists. The Telluride may have more passenger space overall, but the Carnival earns the title for third-row spaciousness with more shoulder room, hip room, and legroom. And with 40.2 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third row alone, there’s no question which wins the storage game. Just some of the advantages that owners of the Kia Carnival enjoy include:
The 2021 Kia Telluride continues as a top choice among three-row midsize SUVs thanks to its bold design, spacious interior, and impressive breadth of available features. The Telluride may have less space to offer for third-row seating, but it still wins the title for most passenger space overall—including almost 2 inches more legroom in the second row. Just some of the advantages that owners of the Kia Telluride enjoy include:
Kia fans in the Tampa Bay area can get more information on the 2022 Kia Carnival and 2021 Kia Telluride when they speak with the team of experts at Friendly Kia in New Port Richey, FL.