It was a secret in name only: Kia’s Sedona minivan is changing its name to Carnival as the model undergoes a complete redesign this year. The new Carnival, which has already made its debut in South Korea, will make its debut in the second quarter of this year in North America.
Yesterday, Kia Canada introduced us officially to the 2022 Carnival.
A minivan no matter what you call it
The minivan segment has been on a downward trajectory for the past 15 years or so, though it has stabilized in recent years. Still, fact is that in 2021, consumers largely prefer SUVs. What’s more, some motorists probably wouldn’t be caught dead sitting behind the wheel of a minivan, even though they know full well that this type of vehicle is the most practical for families.
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