For some time, Kia has been a serious consideration for anyone using a novated lease to buy a car. In a competitive automotive market, there are plenty of brands revving their engines to try and be heard above the others; though Kia has focused on doing what it does well better than almost anyone else.
This is shown in the new Kia Carnival – an eight-seater, four-wheel-drive wagon built for those who need serious carrying capacity. Perhaps a better name for the Carnival would be the Tardis, the near-infinitely-spacious phone booth from Doctor Who. While Carnival as who Kia opted for, it’s certainly not clowning around.
What makes the Kia Carnival unique?
When we say the Kia Carnival is an eight-seater, we mean a real eight-seater, not a model with pipe dreams of cramping eight tiny children into its seats. The car is designed for comfort as well as functionality, which is something that’s evident when we check out some of its features.
An infotainment system is programmed for easy use, meaning drivers are less likely to get distracted when driving. There are four anchor points for child seats, or the car’s interior can move to help you transport large goods.
Not only is the Carnival a car designed for extended family school runs, avid surfers or kayakers can fit a fair size board or boat in the back by folding down the seats.
Safety top of mind
The Kia Carnival is not a mere sideshow when it comes to keeping you and your passengers safe. All new models – those manufactured from December 23, 2015 – have recently been granted a five-star ANCAP safety rating.
The model comes with a traction control system, driver reversing camera, and airbags as standard, helping to keep the occupants safe in crashes, big or small.
How much does it cost?
The Kia Carnival has a dealership price of between $51,060 and $60,720, and this obviously varies depending on when and where you buy one. The more powerful 2.2-litre, four-cylinder turbo diesel model offers more punch for a slightly higher price.
However, by using a novated lease, you can save 10 per cent on the purchase price straight up! Novated leasing is a popular way of affording a new car and bundling the running costs into one payment before tax!
To find out more, contact Alliance Leasing. We have novated leasing down to a fine art.