Ajay Jadeja recently took the delivery of Kia Carnival at his home from authorized dealership in Udaipur. The model that he bought is the top-of-the-line variant of the Kia Carnival, which has an ex-showroom price of Rs 33.95 lakh. The Carnival is the second product from Kia Motors India and went on sale at the Auto Expo 2020. While it competes with the Toyota Innova Crysta, it is priced higher, but of course is also a lot more luxurious.
Ajay Jadeja is a former Indian cricketer who was a regular member of the Indian cricket team between 1992 and 2000. He played 196 One Day Internationals and 15 Test matches for India. He was regarded as one of the best fielders in the Indian team in his time.
One of his most memorable innings was his cameo in the 1996 Cricket World Cup quarter-final in Bengaluru against arch rivals Pakistan when he scored 45 off 25 balls, including 40 from the final two overs by Waqar Younis.
Another memorable occasion of his career was taking 3 wickets for 3 runs in 1 over against England in Sharjah to win the match for India.
Ajay Jadeja, along with Mohammed Azharuddin, holds the record for the highest one-day partnership record for the 4th and 5th wicket, set against Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka respectively.
Kia Carnival MPV's price in India starts at Rs. 24.95 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the 7-seater Premium model. The Kia Carnival is on sale in three seating configurations, namely – 7-seater, 8-seater and 9-seater. There are three trims to choose from – Premium, Prestige and Limousine.
The top-spec Limousine variants get a lot of kits, including VIP seats with leg supporters, rear-seat entertainment screens, dual sunroof, 18-inch alloy wheels, power rear doors and tri-zone climate control. And then, there’s also the UVO connected features suite that offers free services for the first three years. The Carnival is on sale in three colour options, which include Aurora Black Pearl, Steel Silver and Glacier Pearl White.
Based on the concept of 'first-class air travel', Kia Carnival comes loaded with high-quality materials as well as a plethora of conveniences and features. The list includes tri-zone auto AC, dual panel electric sunroof, one-touch power sliding door, VIP seats with 10.1-inch dual touchscreen rear seat entertainment system, smart power tailgate, etc.
The Kia Carnival MPV comes powered by a 2,199 cc four-cylinder VGT diesel engine that generates a maximum power of 197 bhp at 3,800 rpm and a peak torque of 440 Nm between 1,500 rpm - 2,750 rpm. For transmission, Kia offers only an eight-speed automatic transmission with the Carnival.