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Kia Carnival Vs Maserati Ghibli Vs Mercedes-Benz V-Class comparison

  • Kia Carnival
Kia Carnival Price
Maserati Ghibli Price
Mercedes-Benz V-Class Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 24.95 Lakh
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₹ 1.31 Crore
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₹ 71.1 Lakh
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Kia Carnival Vs Maserati Ghibli Vs Mercedes-Benz V-Class Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the Carnival Vs Ghibli Vs V-Class on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which car to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these cars.

Carnival Vs Ghibli Vs V-Class – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Petrol Maserati Ghibli in New Delhi starts at ₹ 1.31 Crore and goes up to ₹ 1.44 Crore for the fully-loaded Petrol model. The base Diesel version of the Maserati Ghibli costs ₹ 1.34 Crore, whereas the Maserati Ghibli Diesel top-end costs ₹ 1.42 Crore. On the other hand, Mercedes-Benz V-Class price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 71.1 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 1.1 Crore for range topping Diesel model Lastly, the Diesel Kia Carnival starts at ₹ 24.95 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 33.95 Lakh for the fully-loaded Diesel model.

SummaryKia CarnivalMaserati GhibliMercedes-Benz V-Class
Price₹ 24.95 Lakh₹ 1.31 Crore₹ 71.1 Lakh
Body TypeMUVSedanSUV
Mileage13.90 Km/l16.94 Km/l16.00 Km/l
Power197 bhp350 bhp160 bhp
Engine2199 CC2979 CC2143 CC
Fuel TypeDieselPetrolDiesel

Carnival Vs Ghibli Vs V-Class – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Maserati Ghibli base Petrol engine returns 17 Km/l, whereas the base diesel returns 17 Km/l. The Mercedes-Benz V-Class base Diesel returns 16 Km/l. The Kia Carnival Diesel basic model, on the other hand, gives 14 Km/l.

Carnival Vs Ghibli Vs V-Class – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Maserati Ghibli gets 2 Petrol 350, 430 bhp engines and 275 bhp Diesel engine, whereas the Mercedes-Benz V-Class comes in 160 bhp Diesel engine. Lastly, the Kia Carnival is offered in 197 bhp Diesel engine.


Engine Type CRDi3.0-L V6OM651 2.2-litre Diesel Engine
Displacement (CC) 2199 CC2979 CC2143 CC
No Of Cylinder N/A64
Power 197 bhp@3800 rpm350 bhp@5500 rpm160 bhp@3800 rpm
Torque 440 Nm@1750-2750 rpm500 Nm@4500 rpm380 Nm@1600 rpm
Drive Train 2WDRWDRWD
Emission BS VIN/AN/A


Length 5115 mm4971 mm5370 mm
Width 1985 mm2128 mm1928 mm
Height 1740 mm1461 mm1880 mm
Wheelbase 3060 mm2998 mm3430 mm
Ground Clearance N/A120 mmN/A
Boot Space 540 L500 LN/A
Kerb Weight N/A1875 KgN/A
Gross Weight N/A1810 KgN/A
Front Track N/A1635 mmN/A
Rear Track N/A1653 mmN/A
Minimum Turning Radius N/A5.85 mN/A
No. Of Doors 545
Seating Capacity 757


No. of gears AutomaticAutomaticAutomatic
Clutch Type N/AN/AN/A

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type TubelessTubeless, RadialTubeless Radial
Front Tyre Size 235/60 R18235/50 R18245 / 45 R17
Rear Tyre Size 235/60 R18235/50 R18245 / 45 R17

Braking System

Front Brake Type DiscVentilated DiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscVentilated DiscDisc


Front Suspension Macpherson Strut With Coil SpringDouble-wishboneN/A
Rear Suspension Multi LinkFive-Arm MultilinkN/A

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 13.90 Km/l16.94 Km/l16.00 Km/l
Fuel Tank Capacity


Power Steering
Steering Type PowerHydraulic Power SteeringElectric Power Steering
Adjustable Power Steering


Performance 0 To 100 Kmph N/A5.5 secondsN/A
Max Speed N/A267N/A

Safety & Security

Passenger Airbagstickticktick
Side Airbagscrossticktick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributiontickticktick
Brake Assisttickticktick
Hill Assistcrossticktick
Electronic Stability Programcrossticktick
Tractional Controlcrossticktick
Engine Immobilizertickticktick
Central LockingticktickRemote
Child Safety Locktickticktick
Power Door Locktickticktick
Automatic Headlampstickticktick
Cornering Lightstickcrosstick
Turn Indicators On ORVMtickticktick
Rear Wipertickcrosstick
Rain Sensing Wiperstickticktick
Headlight Washerscrossticktick
Headlamp Beam Adjustercrossticktick

Comfort & Convenience

Air ConditionerAutomatic - Three Zone2-Zone Climate ControlAutomatic - Dual Zone
Steering AdjustmentTilt And TelescopicTilt & TelescopicManual Tilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audiotickticktick
Paddle Shift-tick-
Cruise Controltickticktick
Power Outlets 12Vtickticktick
Rear Parking Sensortickticktick
Rear Parking Cameratickticktick
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirrortickticktick
Push Start Stop Buttontickticktick
Height Adjustable Driver Seattickticktick
Lumbar Supportcrossticktick
Front Armresttickticktick
Rear Armresttickticktick
Front Cup Holderstickticktick
Keyless Entrytickticktick
Climate Controlticktickcross
One Touch Power sliding Doorstick-cross
One Touch Tumble Second Row Seatcross--
Shark Fin Antenna and Integrated Rear Spoilercross--
SunGlass Holdertick-cross


Light TypeProjector BulbAdaptive LEDLED
Front Fog Lampstickticktick
Rear Fog Lampscrossticktick
Rear Unique Inverted Lightscross--

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptyticktickcross
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatorticktickcross
Seat Belt Warningtickticktick
Low Fuel Warningtickticktick
Door Ajar Warningtickticktick
GPS Navigationtickticktick
Apple CarPlaytick-cross


Music System20.32cm (8") Touchscreen Infotainment Systemtick-
CD/DVD Playertickticktick
Internal Memorycrossticktick
USB Supporttickticktick
Bluetooth Supporttickticktick


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