These are the top 4 upcoming MPVs in India – from Kia, Nissan, and Lexus
The MPV segment in India is gearing up for some exciting launches from renowned brands like Kia, Nissan, and Lexus. These upcoming MPVs will offer some of the best new-age designs, and updated interiors and will offer the best features for the price. They will pack a powerful set of engines that will deliver a stunning performance and can accommodate seven and nine passengers. Here is the list of the top 4 upcoming MPVs that are soon launching in India.
|Estimated Price (INR)
|New-Gen Kia Carnival
|Rs. 26 Lakh
|Rs. 1 Crore
|Nissan MPV Based On Triber
|Rs. 15 Lakh
|Kia Electric RV
|Rs. 35 Lakh
1. New-Gen Kia Carnival:
Kia recently unveiled the facelifted fourth-generation global Carnival in Korea. It will make its way to India in the coming year. Serving as a replacement for the discontinued third-gen model, the new-gen Carnival boasts significant cosmetic updates inside and out. While globally available in multiple powertrain options, the Indian variant is likely to retain the 2.2-litre four-cylinder turbo diesel engine that will make 200 PS and 440 Nm of torque. Paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission, the 2024 Carnival will compete with the top-spec variants of the Toyota Innova Hycross and the Mahindra Marazzo.
2. Lexus LM:
The luxurious Lexus LM MPV is already open for bookings in India, with official prices will be unveiled soon. It will be available in a single variant, the LM 350h with a four-seater Ultra Luxury and a seven-seater VIP trim. The second-generation Lexus LM will sit as an upscale alternative to the Toyota Vellfire. It will come at a price of over Rs. 1 crore, it aims to redefine luxury in the MPV segment.
3. Nissan MPV Based On Triber:
As part of the Renault-Nissan alliance’s strategic plan, there are speculations about Nissan introducing an MPV based on the Triber platform. The Triber is a compact MPV from Renault and is known for its affordability. The Nissan variant is expected to share the same platform and might be powered by a 1.0L three-cylinder petrol engine.
4. Kia Electric RV:
Kia India has confirmed the arrival of an electric RV in the 2025-26 period. This electric model, possibly an MPV, will cater to the family-oriented customer base. As the industry witnesses an EV boom predominantly with SUVs and crossovers, Kia’s electric RV will bring a unique offering. Additionally, a facelifted version of the Carens is also anticipated in the coming years.
As these brands prepare to roll out their latest MPV offerings, the Indian market can anticipate a diverse range of choices catering to various preferences and needs. These new-age MPVs will offer the best of design and modern features accompanied by loads of comfort and luxury.