Updated Design and Features: Makeover: The 2025 Kia Carnival receives a sleek enhancement, featuring-

a more prominent grille and updated LED headlights and taillights.

New Powertrain: They are now offered a hybrid powertrain, which combines a turbocharged 1.6-liter-

four-cylinder engine with an electric motor, resulting in a total horsepower of 242.

Price Increases - Overall Increase: The prices for the 2025 Carnival have increased by a few thousand dollars.

Hybrid Premium: An extra $2000 is needed for the new hybrid powertrain.

Trim Prices - LX Trim:  Beginning at $37,895, there has been a $2900 increase from 2024.

LXS Trim: Price begins at $39,895. Most affordable hybrid option available for $41,895.

EX Trim: Comes with 19-inch wheels and enhancements to the interior. The base price has now been raised to-

$42,095, reflecting a $1600 increase. The Hybrid EX is priced at $44,095.

SX Trim: Includes LED fog lights, two 115-volt power outlets, and dual sunroofs. Beginning at $46,995, there has been a $3300 increase.

The Hybrid SX model comes with an additional cost of $2000, bringing the total price to $48,995.

SX Prestige: The exterior trim has been darkened and a heated steering wheel comes as a standard feature.

The current price is $51,995 ($53,995 for the hybrid version; $48,095 in 2024).

Competitor Comparisons -  Toyota Sienna: Every model is equipped with a powerful 245-hp hybrid powertrain. The starting price is $39,080.

Less expensive than the standard Carnival Hybrid. Honda Odyssey: Unfortunately, there is no hybrid option available.

It is priced higher than both the Carnival and Sienna. Chrysler Pacifica: The only minivan available with an optional plug-in hybrid powertrain.

Expensive, with a price tag exceeding $50,000.