Much awaited Kia Sonet launched in India; priced at INR 6.71 Lakh onwards

Kia Sonet launched in India
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HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Kia Sonet launched in India with a price tag of ₹6.71 Lakh onwards.
  • The sub 4-metre SUV comes with six trim levels.
  • Bookings for the Kia Sonet can be done against a token amount of ₹25,000.

Kia Motors has launched the Kia Sonet in India. The Korean carmaker has priced the Sonet from ₹6.71 Lakh for the base petrol variant, while, the top petrol and diesel variant comes with a price tag of ₹11.99 Lakh. The all-new Kia Sonet comes with six trim levels divided into the Tech line and the GT line.

The Tech line consists of the HTE, HTK, HTK+, HTX and HTX+ variants. Meanwhile, the GT line includes the GTX+ variant. However, the exciting part about the Kia Sonet launch is that the company has already received around 25,000 bookings already. Meanwhile, Kia will also reveal the price of the Sonet petrol DCT and AT soon.

Kia Sonet Front
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The features on the top-spec variant on offer are the air purifier, a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, sunroof, ventilated front seats, ambient lighting, cruise control, BOSE Premium 7-speaker audio system, AI voice command, wireless charging pad, front parking sensors and OTA map updates. Meanwhile, Kia will also offer the 57 UVO connected car feature with the Kia Sonet.

Kia Sonet Rear
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Kia also offers different drive and traction modes with the Kia Sonet. Meanwhile, the safety features on offer are the ABS, EBD, HSA, VSM, TPMS and Brake Assist.

The engine that powers the Kia Sonet is a 1.2-litre petrol unit that produces 83BHP of power and 115Nm of torque. It comes with a 5-speed manual gearbox. The second 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine produces 120BHP of power and 175Nm of torque. The gearbox available with this engine is a 6-speed iMT or a 7-speed DCT transmission. Meanwhile, the 1.5-litre turbo diesel engine produces 100BHP of power along with a peak torque of 240Nm. This engine comes paired to a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed torque converter.

Kia Sonet Side Profile
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Similarly, Kia Sonet in India will rival the Hyundai Venue, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300, Ford EcoSport and the upcoming Toyota Urban Cruiser.

Kia Sonet Dashboard
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PRICE LIST OF THE KIA SONET:

Sonet 1.2L Petrol Variants

  • HTE MT – ₹6,71,000
  • HTK MT – ₹7,59,000
  • HTK+ MT – ₹8,45,000

Sonet 1.0L Turbo Petrol Variants

  • HTK+ iMT – ₹9,49,000
  • HTK+ DCT – ₹10,49,000
  • HTX iMT – ₹9,99,000
  • HTX+ iMT – ₹11,65,000
  • GTX+ iMT – ₹11,99,000

Sonet 1.5L Diesel WGT Variants

  • HTE Diesel MT – ₹8,05,000
  • HTK Diesel MT – ₹8,99,000
  • HTK+ Diesel MT – ₹9,49,000
  • HTX Diesel MT – ₹9,99,000
  • HTX+ Diesel MT – ₹11,65,000
  • GTX+ Diesel MT – ₹11,99,000

Sonet 1.5L Diesel VGT Variants

  • HTK+ Diesel AT – ₹10,39,000

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