Upcoming Kia Motors cars in India in 2020-21

Upcoming Kia Motors cars in India in 2020-21
  • Kia Motors is expected to launch eight new cars in 2020-21.
  • These upcoming cars are expected to cost between ₹7 lakh to ₹50 lakh.
  • Out of these, the Kia Soul is an EV and it could launch as soon as June 2020.
Kia is expected to launch eight new cars in the upcoming financial year of 2020-21. Out of these eight scheduled launches, six are expected to launch in 2020 itself.

These prices of these cars will range between ₹7 lakh to ₹50 lakh.

If you are out in the market looking for a new car, these upcoming Kia cars in India could be worth waiting for.

Kia Carnival

The Kia Carnival is expected to launch in February at Auto Expo 2020. Ahead of launch, Kia has revealed a few details about its upcoming multi-purpose vehicle.

The Kia Carnival has a 2.2-litre VGT engine which is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. The engine outputs 200PS and has a torque of 440Nm. It comes in three seating configurations – 7, 8 and 9.

Slotting above the popular Innova Crysta, the Kia Carnival is loaded with features like support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, an 8-inch display in the front and two 10.1-inch displays in the second row. It also has tri-zone auto AC, auto defogger, power-sliding rear doors and more.

Kia Rio

Kia Rio was first showcased at Auto Expo 2018. Now, Kia is bringing it to India this year.

The Kia Rio is a premium hatchback that is powered by a 1.6-litre engine that outputs 130PS power and 161Nm of torque. The Rio comes in 6-speed manual and automatic transmission versions.

Other features include a 7-inch touchscreen with support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, cruise control, a six-way adjustable driver’s seat and more.

The Kia Rio is expected to launch in June 2020.

Kia Stonic

The Kia Stonic is a small SUV that comes in petrol and diesel variants. The petrol variant comes in 1.25-1.4 litre variants, while the diesel variant has a 1.6-litre engine.

Features of the Kia Stonic include a large central display, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, heated front seats, cruise control and keyless entry.

The Kia Stonic is expected to launch in June 2020.

Kia Soul

The Kia Soul is an electric vehicle that outputs 204PS of power and 400Nm of torque. It is powered by a 64KWh battery and has a claimed range 450KM.

The Kia Soul is expected to launch in June 2020.


The Kia QYI is a 5-seater SUV that is expected to debut in the second half of 2020. It could come with a 1.2-litre petrol engine with 7-speed auto transmission, along with a 1.5-litre diesel engine with 6-speed transmission.

Other features of the Kia QYI include sunroof, an 8-inch display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support.

Kia Stinger

The Kia Stinger is the next flagship sedan from the Korean car maker. It comes in three variants – standard with a 2-litre engine with 247PS, a 2.2-litre engine with 200PS and a high-end performance-oriented GT edition with 3.3-litre with a V6 engine that can output 370PS.

The Stinger is a luxurious car that has Nappa leather seats and an 8-inch display for infotainment system. Kia is yet to reveal more features.

The Kia Stinger is expected to launch in April 2021.

Kia Sportage

The Kia Sportage is a mid-range SUV that competes with the likes of Jeep Compass, Hyundai Tucson and Mahindra XUV500. It comes with a 2-litre petrol or diesel engine that outputs up to 185PS and 400Nm of torque.

The Kia Sportage is expected to launch in April 2021.

Kia Picanto

The Kia Picanto is a hatchback that is based Grand i10. It comes with up to 1.2-litre petrol engine that can output up to 84PS of power and 121Nm of torque. This is paired with 4-speed automatic or 5-speed manual transmission.

The Kia Picanto is expected to launch in December 2021.

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