KIA launches Grand Carnival minivan in Pakistan

03:09 PM | 2 Jun, 2018
KIA launches Grand Carnival minivan in Pakistan
KARACHI – South Korean auto manufacturer, KIA Luck Motors (in collaboration with its local partner Yunus Brothers Group) has launched Grand Carnival in Pakistan.

KIA Grand Carnival is equipped with 3.3-liter engine mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission that produces 270 horsepower at 6,400rpm and 318Nm torque @5,200.

The car comes with features such as steering wheel remote controls (Bluetooth handsfree, auto cruise control), push-button start, cluster (3.5˝ mono TFT screen), dual Sunroof, tri-zone climate control, dual airbags, infotainment system, power seats, cruise control, and overhead console to name a few.

Other features are as follow:

  • Full auto air conditioning with independent 3-zone control

  • Sliding door button

  • Smart key remote

  • Auto defog system

  • Conversation mirror

  • Heated steering wheel

  • Hill-start Assist Control (HAC)

  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)

  • High-Performance Damper (HPD)

  • Front and rear parking sensors

  • Blind Spot Detection (BSD)

  • Rear view camera

  • Fog lamps

  • Rear spoiler

  • Shark fin antenna

The Grand Carnival’s standard version is available for Rs3,999,000 and Rs4,799,000 for the high-end version.

The company has inaugurated its first dealership in Karachi and expected to open dealerships in Lahore and Faisalabad soon.

Kia is making its comeback in Pakistan nearly after nine years, by partnering with Lucky Cement group.

The South Korean automaker, which was earlier manufacturing cars with Deewan Farooque, had stopped its production in 2009.

The writer is a member of the staff. He can be accessed on Twitter @iamnozair


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 22 February 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 22, 2024 (Thursday)

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.6 for buying and 282.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 300.2 for buying and 303.2 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.6 for buying, and 354.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.2 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.45.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.6 282.4
Euro EUR 300.2 303.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.6 354.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.2 76.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.45 75.2
Australian Dollar AUD 181.15 183.15
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.15 209.15
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.41 911.41
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.96 733.96
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.1 209.1
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 316.9 319.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08


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