The All-New Carnival was sold more than 17,000 units in just one and a half month after being released, an unprecedented pace in the history of minivans. A Kia Motors official said, “The All-New Carnival is enjoying a huge popularity as a family minivan.”
Compared to its previous model Carnival 2G which passed the 17,000 mark in seven months after being launched, the new Carnival broke the level in just one and a half month. In other words, the Carnival is selling at a more than four times faster than its previous model.
At present, the monthly output of the Carnival is about 5,000 units. Kia Motors explained that even if a customerwants to buy an Carnival now, she must wait to take the deliveryuntil late September or early October.