KUALA LUMPUR November 10, 2016 – Naza Kia Malaysia, the official distributor of KIA vehicles in Malaysia, is exclusively previewing the New Kia Grand Carnival at the MAI Malaysia Autoshow 2016 at MINES International Exhibition & Convention Centre (MIECC) from November 10 – 13 2016.

“Improved driving dynamics and power and the incorporation of modern styling cues, premium materials and technology are just some of what customers can expect from the New Kia Grand Carnival. First introduced in 1999, it was one of the cornerstones of the Kia brand and boasts a strong heritage. The New Kia Grand Carnival is coming back strong and will be an excellent choice for those who are in search of premium class, large space and safety all in one superb vehicle. We are looking to launch this premium MPV in early 2017,” said Dato’ Samson Anand George, Group Chief Operating Officer, Automotive Group, Naza Corporation Holdings.

“The New Kia Grand Carnival has been a tremendous success worldwide for Kia, connecting on multiple levels with families, thriving professionals and active lifestyle consumers alike. We are confident it will achieve a similarly positive reaction in Malaysia,” said Dato’ Samson.

The New Kia Grand Carnival’s comprehensive safety features and elegant style have helped garner some impressive accolades like the NHTSA Overall 5-Star Crash Safety Rating, Autobytel Minivan of the Year title, IIHS Top Safety Pick, J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) award in the mini-van segment and 2016 AutoPacific Ideal Vehicle award in the mini-van segment.

The New Kia Grand Carnival’s contemporary styling and proportions offer all of the functional convenience of the segment while defying its design limitations. In addition to innovative design, the New Kia Grand Carnival also delivers the exceptional interior volume with ample passenger and cargo room and a quiet and comfortable cabin with a full range of driver-oriented and family-friendly features.

Under the hood is an R 2.2 CRDi VGT Turbo Diesel Engine which produces 193 PS and 440 Nm of torque mated to a torque converter six-speed automatic transmission.

The New Kia Grand Carnival comes with an abundance of safety features and driver technology such as Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Traction Control System (TCS), Brake Assist System (BAS), Hill-start Assist Control (HAC), Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD), Antilock Braking System (ABS), six airbags, safety power windows and ISOFIX lock-in child seats.

The New Kia Grand Carnival comes with five years warranty with unlimited mileage with terms and conditions applied. Naza Kia Malaysia will open bookings for the New Kia Grand Carnival at the MAI Malaysia Autoshow 2016 and all KIA outlets nationwide.

Naza Kia Malaysia recently introduced Kia Value 5 which guarantees the future value of Kia vehicles and provides peace of mind to Kia customers. After five years of Kia ownership, customers will be eligible to trade-in their vehicles and get a new Kia car with a guaranteed value.

In conjunction with the Australian Open 2017, Naza Kia Malaysia is organising Kia Lucky Drive to Melbourne, Australia from November 1, 2016 until November 30, 2016. One lucky winner will stand a chance to experience the Australian Open 2017 live when they test drive any Kia vehicles this November.

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