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Kia Sonet Launched Starting at Rs. 6.71 Lakh

Kia Motors today launched its compact SUV – Kia Sonet in India. It is available in 2 trim lines – Tech-Line offering HTE, HTK, HTK+, HTX and HTX+ variants; and the first-in-segment GT-Line with GTX+ variant. In total, the Sonet comes with 17 variants, including two petrol engines, two diesel engines (WGT & VGT configurations), five transmissions and two trim levels – Tech Line and GT-Line. The Sonet is loaded with a comprehensive list of features as standard as well as offered with the latest in in-car technology via the Kia UVO Connect.It is available in  eight monotone and three dual-tone colour schemes. The Sonet entry-level HTE smartstream G1.2 5MT variant is priced at Rs. 6,71,000 (ex-showroom, pan-India).

Kia Sonet comes with two petrol engines variants – a versatile Smartstream 1.2-litre four-cylinder and a powerful 1.0 T-GDi (turbocharged petrol direct injection) and with two efficient 1.5-litre CRDi diesel engine (WGT & VGT configurations). The Sonet comes with five transmission options; this includes five- and six-speed manuals, an intuitive seven-speed DCT, six-speed automatic, and Kia’s new six-speed Smartstream intelligent manual transmission (iMT). For the first time in this segment, the 1.5 CRDi diesel motor is also available with a six-speed automatic transmission.

Fuel Efficiency: (in kmpl)

  • D1.5 VGT 6AT – 19.0 (Best in segment)
  • D1.5 WGT 6MT – 24.1 ( Best in segment)
  • G1.0T-GDi 7DCT – 18.3
  • G1.0T-GDi 6iMT – 18.2 ( Best in segment)
  • Smartstream G1.2 5MT – 18.4 (Best in segment)

The Kia Sonet comes with an attractive choice of eight exquisite colours of Clear White, Glacier White Pearl, Steel Silver, Gravity Grey, Intense Red, Aurora Black Pearl, Intelligency Blue, Beige Gold and three dual tone options of Intense Red with Aurora Black Pearl, Glacier White Pearl with Aurora Black Pearl and Beige Gold with Aurora Black Pearl.

Interior Features:

  • First-in-segment 10.25-inch HD touchscreen with navigation and live traffic information
  • Kia’s intuitive and user friendly UVO ‘connected car’ technology with 57 smart features
  • Segment first 4.2-inch instrument cluster for important information to the driver in vivid color and clarity, such as turn-by-turn navigation instructions, Highline Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) and drive mode and traction mode selection
  • Segment first BOSE premium seven-speaker sound system with sub-woofer to offer concert-like ambience
  • Mood enhancers such as LED Sound Mood Lights, introducing a level of personalisation unique to this segment
  • Kia’s Smart Pure Air Purifier with Virus and bacteria protection
  • Wireless smartphone charger with cooling function
  • Front Ventilated driver and passenger seats
  • GT-Line trims are finished with contrast red stitching on the steering wheel, seats and door armrest, while a D-cut steering wheel adds to its sporty appeal

Exterior Design Features:

  • Kia signature ‘tiger-nose’ grill flanked by ‘heartbeat’ LED DRLs and stylish front skid plates below make the look of Sonet quite attractive
  • Classy chrome and diamond knurling pattern in the grille – a distinctive grille mesh featuring a three-dimensional geometric design
  • A distinctive hood and bumper with an upright stance, a strongly raked A-pillar, and a round roofline that reflects strong profile
  • Sporty dual muffler design and rear skid plate with diffuser fins
  • Riding on sharp-looking 16-inch crystal -cut alloys in a racy design, the overall impression of the Sonet is that of a strong, powerful and sporty vehicle
  • With overall dimension of 3,995 mm length, width of 1,790 mm, 1,642^ mm height, 2500mm wheelbase and Bootspace of 392L, the Sonet offers spacious cabin as well as luggage space

Safety Features:

  • Six airbags
  • ABS (anti-lock braking system) with EBD (electronic brake force distribution)
  • ESC (Electronic Stability Control), HAC (Hill-start Assist Control), VSM (Vehicle Stability Management) and BA (brake assist)
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Projector fog lamps
  • Highline tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
  • Auto headlamps
  • ISOFIX child-seat anchoring points
  • Auto Collision Notification

Ex-showroom price of all variants:

EngineVariantAll IndiaPrice (Ex Showroom Prices in Lacs)
Smartstream Petrol 1.2LHTE 5MTINR 6,71,000
HTK 5MTINR 7,59,000
HTK+ 5MTINR 8,45,000
Petrol 1.0 T-GDIHTK+  Smartstream 6iMTINR 9,49,000
HTK+  Smartstream 7DCTINR 10,49,000
HTX    Smartstream 6iMTINR 9,99,000
HTX+  Smartstream 6iMTINR 11,65,000
GTX+  Smartstream 6iMTINR 11,99,000
Diesel1.5L CRDi WGTHTE 6MTINR 8,05,000
HTK 6MTINR 8,99,000
HTK+ 6MTINR 9,49,000
HTX 6MTINR 9,99,000
HTX+ 6MTINR 11,65,000
GTX+ 6MTINR 11,99,000
Diesel1.5L CRDi VGTHTK+ 6ATINR 10,39,000


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