When we compare the Chrysler Voyager's and the Kia Carnival's specifications and ratings, the Chrysler Voyager has the advantage in the area of resale value. The Kia Carnival has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. The Chrysler Voyager and Kia Carnival have the same fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Chrysler Voyager's and the Kia Carnival's specifications and ratings, the Kia Carnival is a better car than the Chrysler Voyager.
Chrysler Voyager vs. Kia Carnival Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Chrysler Voyager loses 48.5 percent of its value and the Kia Carnival loses 49.9 percent of its value. This means the Chrysler Voyager retains 1.3 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Kia Carnival.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Chrysler Voyager’s base engine makes 287 horsepower, and the Kia Carnival base engine makes 290 horsepower. Both the Voyager and the Carnival are rated to deliver an average of 22 miles per gallon, with highway ranges of 532 and 494 miles respectively. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are minivans, the Kia Carnival has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The Chrysler Voyager has the advantage in the areas of rear head room The Chrysler Voyager and Kia Carnival are comparable in regards to front leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Chrysler Voyager has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.