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    2020 Toyota Fortuner vs Kia Carnival - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    by Mahesh Yadav Dates: 17 Oct 2020

    Which car is better: Toyota Fortuner or Kia Carnival? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to help you decide which car better fulfils your requirements.

     


    2020 Toyota Fortuner vs Kia Carnival

    Fortuner 2020 vs Carnival 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

    FORTUNER VS CARNIVAL | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL 

    Toyota Fortuner

    Kia Carnival

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    2.7L 4x2 MT

    ₹28.66

    -

    -

    2.7L 4x2 AT

    ₹30.25

    -

    -


    Toyota Fortuner prices start from Rs. 28.66 lakh for petrol manual and go up to Rs. 30.25 lakh for petrol automatic powertrain. The Kia Carnival is not available with a petrol powertrain.

    FORTUNER VS CARNIVAL | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL

    Toyota Fortuner

    Kia Carnival

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    2.8L 4x2 MT

    ₹30.67

    Premium 7 Seater

    ₹24.95

    2.8L 4x2 AT

    ₹32.53

    Premium 8 Seater

    ₹25.15

    2.8L 4x4 MT

    ₹32.64

    Prestige 7 Seater

    ₹28.95

    2.8L 4x4 AT

    ₹34.43

    Prestige 9 Seater

    ₹29.95

    -

    -

    Limousine 7 Seater

    ₹33.95


    For the diesel powertrain, The Toyota Fortuner diesel manual prices start from Rs. 30.67 lakh and the top-spec Fortuner 4WD automatic costs Rs. 34.43 lakh. The Kia Carnival diesel automatic prices start from Rs. 24.95 lakh and go up to Rs. 33.95 lakh. The Carnival is not available with a diesel engine and a manual transmission.

    Fortuner 2020 vs Carnival 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

    Toyota Fortuner is 4795mm long, 1855mm wide and 1835mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2745mm. The Toyota Fortuner has a boot space of 296 litres. The Kia Carnival measures 5115mm in length, 1985mm in width and 1755mm in height. The wheelbase of Kia Carnival is 3060mm and it has a boot space of 540 litres.

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    FORTUNER VS CARNIVAL | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Toyota Fortuner

    Difference

    Kia Carnival

    Length (mm)

    4795

    320

    5115

    Width (mm)

    1855

    130

    1985

    Height (mm)

    1835

    80

    1755

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2745

    315

    3060

    Boot Space (litre)

    296

    244

    540

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    225

    45

    180

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    80

    20

    60

    Tyre Size (Base Variant)

    265/65 R17 (2WD)

    -

    235/60 R18

    Tyre Size (Top Variant)

    265/60 R18 (4WD)

    -

    235/60 R18


    Dimension Review

    • The Carnival is longer than the Fortuner by 320mm.
    • The Carnival is wider than the Fortuner by 130mm.
    • The Fortuner is taller than the Carnival by 80mm.
    • The Carnival has a longer wheelbase than the Fortuner; by 315mm.
    • The Carnival has 244 litres more boot space than the Fortuner.
    • The Fortuner has 45mm more ground clearance than the Carnival.
    • In terms of dimensions, the Carnival is considerably wider and longer than the Fortuner. So, it’ll offer better road presence than the Fortuner.

    Fortuner 2020 vs Carnival 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One has Better Performance?

    FORTUNER VS CARNIVAL | ENGINE COMPARISON

    ENGINE SPECS

     

    Toyota Fortuner

    Toyota Fortuner 2WD

    Toyota Fortuner 4WD

    Kia Carnival

    Engine

    2.7 L Petrol

    2.8 L Turbo Diesel

    2.8 L Turbo Diesel

    2.2 L Diesel

    Displacement

    2694 cc

    2755 cc

    2755 cc

    2199 cc

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    166PS @ 5200rpm

    177PS @ 3400rpm

    177PS @ 3400rpm

    200PS @ 3800rpm

    Peak Torque

    245Nm @ 4000rpm

    420Nm [MT] @ 1400 - 2600rpm /

    450Nm [AT] @ 1600 - 2400rpm

    420Nm [MT] @ 1400 - 2600rpm /

    450Nm [AT] @ 1600 - 2400rpm

    440Nm @ 1500-2750rpm

    Manual Transmission

    5-speed

    6-speed

    6-speed

    -

    Manual FE

    10.01kmpl

    14.6kmpl

    14.2kmpl

    -

    Automatic Transmission

    6-speed TC

    6-speed TC

    6-speed TC

    8-speed torque converter

    Automatic FE

    10.26kmpl

    14.4kmpl

    14.2kmpl

    13.9kmpl


    Toyota Fortuner vs Kia Carnival

    Toyota Fortuner 2.7 L, 4-cylinder petrol engine makes 166PS of maximum power and 245Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a 6-speed torque converter type automatic transmission. The Toyota Fortuner petrol manual has a mileage of 10.01kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 10.26kmpl.

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    Toyota Fortuner 2.8 L, 4-cylinder turbo diesel engine makes 177PS of maximum power and maximum torque of 420Nm with 6-speed manual transmission and 450Nm with 6-speed torque converter type automatic transmission. The Fortuner has a claimed mileage of aprox.14.4kmpl for all diesel drivetrains.

    Kia Carnival 2.2 L, 4-cylinder diesel engine makes 200PS of maximum power and 440Nm of peak torque. It is available with an 8-speed torque converter type automatic transmission and claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 13.9kmpl.

    Engine Review

    • The Fortuner is the only SUV in its class to offer a petrol powertrain. 
    • The Carnival has a more powerful diesel engine than the Fortuner.
    • The Carnival's diesel engine produces more torque than the Fortuner diesel MT but slightly less than the Fortuner diesel automatic.
    • The Fortuner diesel is more fuel-efficient than the Carnival.
    • The Carnival's diesel engine has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Fortuner. So, it will offer better drivability compared to the Fortuner.

    Fortuner 2020 vs Carnival 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

    Notable top features of Fortuner 2020 are:

    • Bi-LED Headlamps w/ LED DRL
    • Drive modes: ECO / PWR mode
    • 7-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto, Apple CarPlay & Navigation
    • Seven airbags
    • Electrically controlled power back door w/ memory
    • Navigation turn display on MID
    • Cruise control
    • Automatic climate control w/ auto rear cooler
    • Active traction control
    • Hill launch & hill descent control
    • Electronic drive [2WD/4WD] control

    Notable top features of Carnival 2020 are:

    • LED headlamps w/ DRL
    • Captain seats in 2nd row
    • R17 alloy wheels
    • Touchscreen audio system w/ 8 speakers, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay & rear screens 
    • Auto headlamps
    • Wireless charging
    • 3-Zone A/C
    • Powered Side Doors
    • Ambient lighting
    • Front parking sensors
    • Side & curtain airbags
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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Mahesh is a fan of compact, quirky and underrated vehicles that punch above their weight. Multix, Nano, Strom R3 and Navi are his favorites.



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