LIVE : Kia launches the much anticipated Sonet at INR 6.71 Lakh ex showroom

Kia launched the highly anticipated Compact SUV the Sonet priced at INR 6.71 Lakh ex showroom . The Sonet is Kia’s third car model in the indian market after the Seltos and the Carnival . Sonet comes loaded with a host of segment first features and multiple drivertrain and powertrain options to cater to every kind of buyer .

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The Kia Sonet is prices are as follows –

PETROL 1.2 – 

  • HTE – INR 6.71 Lakh
  • HTK – INR 7.59 Lakh
  • HTK+ – INR 8.45 Lakh

1.0 T-GDI ( Petrol Turbo ) –

  • HTK+ – INR 9.49 Lakh ( 6iMT) . INR 10.49 Lakh ( 7DCT)
  • HTX – INR 9.99 Lakh ( 6iMT)
  • HTX+ – INR 11.65  Lakh( 6iMT)
  • GTX+ – INR 11.99 Lakh ( 6iMT)

D1.5 CRDI WGT (with manual) –

  • HTE – INR 8.05
  • HTK – INR 8.99
  • HTK+ – INR 9.49
  • HTX –  INR 9.99
  • GTX+- INR 11.65

D 1.5 L CRDi VGT –

  • HTK+ – 10.39 ( 6AT)

Here’s our detailed video of the Sonet if you missed it earlier

The Kia Sonet which was earlier showcased at the Auto Expo 2020 as a concept , stays true to its concept car avatar . The styling and the design of the Sonet makes it stand out from the competition inspite of sharing the underpinnings with the Venue . The car is offered in two trims , GT line and Tech Line .

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The Sonet comes with 3 different engine  options –

  • 1 Litre turbo Petrol ( 120Ps and 172 Nm )
  • 1.2 Litre Naturally Aspirated Petrol ( 83PS and 115 Nm )
  • 1.5 Litre Diesel ( 115 PS and 240 Nm mated to the AT  and 100PS/240Nm on the manual )
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Transmission options include the 5-speed manual on the 1.2L Petrol, 6-speed iMT and 7-DCT on the 1.0 GDI petrol, 6-speed manual and 6-speed CVT automatic on the diesel engines.

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The list of features on the Sonet seems unreal considering the price point , a few highlight features include –

  • 6 Airbags
  • Bose 7 speaker audio system
  • First in Segment Ventilated seats
  • Front and Rear Parking sensors
  • UVO connectivity
  • LED headlamps and DRL
  • Electric Sunroof
  • Air Purifier with Virus Protection
  • Wireless charger with cooling
  • Sound mood lighting

And the list goes on . On the safety front , the Sonet gets six sirbags, ABS with EBD, frontand rear parking sensors, HAC & VSM, remote engine start  (MT &AT), rear drive monitor to name a few.

New photo by Motor World India / Google Photos

The Kia Sonet is an excellent package in terms of looks, comfort and styling. It ticks the right boxes and more in every department and now with this pricing it is sure to take the Indian car market by storm. The Kia Sonet competes with the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon, Ford EcoSport, Mahindra XUV 3OO

 

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