Kia Sonet officially revealed; ready to launch next month

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Kia showcased the Sub-4-Meter SUV in the Auto Expo 2020. Now, Kia has revealed the global version of the Kia Sonet. However, the Kia Sonet is expected to launch in August.

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Kia revealed the Kia Sonet with two color options – Golden and Red.

The all-new Kia Sonet is somehow similar to the Hyundai Venue, but not exactly in terms of design and detailing. The Kia Sonet is a 5-seater sub-4-meter SUV that offers the LED DRLs, LED tail lamps, LED stop lamp, black roof, silver roof rails, and specially designed tiger-nose grille by Kia.

The Kia Sonet interior is stocked with a 10.25-inch infotainment system, Bose sound system, Kia’s UVO connected car technology. Kia Sonet is equipped with many safety features such as 6 airbags, vehicle stability management, tyre pressure monitoring system, active brake assist & EBD.

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The other features on offer are automatic air conditioning, wireless charging, electric sunroof, and air purifier.

The engine options available with the Kia Sonet are :

  • 1.2-litre Petrol Engine, producing 82PS of power and 114Nm of torque.
  • 1.0-litre Petrol Turbocharged Engine, producing 118PS of power and 172Nm of torque.
  • 1.5-litre Diesel Engine, producing 98PS of power and 240Nm of torque.

All three engines are mated with a 6-speed manual, 7-speed DCT, and a 6-speed iMT transmission as well.

Meanwhile, the Kia Sonet is all set to rival the Ford Ecosport, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon, and the Mahindra XUV 300. However, Kia Sonet is also expected to rival the upcoming Toyota Urban Cruiser, Renault Kiger, and the Nissan Magnite.

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