Kia Sonet is the most awaited sub-4 metre SUV in India. However, after unveiling, the company has decided to start the pre-bookings of Kia Sonet against a token amount of ₹25,000. The most amazing fact about this car is that Kia is manufacturing the Sonet in India only.
The pre-bookings of Sonet hints at the early arrival of the car. Kia Motors is expected to launch the Kia Sonet in September. Meanwhile, the report also states that Kia will start importing the Made in India Sonet in around 72 markets including Asia, Africa, the Middle East, parts of America, etc.
The interior of the Sonet is clearly a luxurious one as it is offering a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, 57 UVO connected car feature, ventilated seats, LED sound mood lighting, BOSE premium 7 speakers as well as the OTA map updates. Kia is also offering various traction and multi-drive modes with the Kia Sonet.
Kia Sonet in total will get around 6 variants with dual trim – the Tech line and GT line. Meanwhile, other features such as a 4.2 inch digital instrument cluster, auto climate control, sunroof, and the smart air purifier for virus protection will also be offered with the Sonet.
The all-new Kia Sonet runs on 3 different engines:
- 1.2-litre, 4 cylinder petrol engine that produces 83PS of power and 115Nm of torque.
- 1.0-litre T-GDi petrol unit that produces 120PS of power and 172Nm of torque.
- 1.5-litre CRDi diesel engine that produces 100PS of power and 240Nm of torque with the MT transmission.
Meanwhile, the Korean carmaker is offering 5 gearbox options with the Kia Sonet:
- 5 and 6-speed manual transmission
- 6-speed iMT
- 6-speed automatic transmission
- 7-speed DCT
Moreover, for bookings, the customer can visit their nearest dealership.