This is indeed the most awaited moment of 2020, the prices of the Kia Sonet have finally been revealed and starts at ₹6.71 lakhs (Ex-Showroom) for the HTE variant, while the top-spec GTX+ will cost ₹11.99 lakhs (Ex-showroom).

Kia Sonet
Kia Sonet

The Kia Sonet has also garnered over 25,000 bookings so far and still clocks at least 1000 bookings per day. It is the first “Made in India” model to be exported to over 70 countries.

So let’s see whether the Sonet is really worth the hype or not!

What powers the Kia Sonet?

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Engine Specifications

Engine SMART STREAM 1.0 T-GDi SMART STREAM G 1.2-litre 1.5-litre CRDi WGT 1.5-litre CRDi VGT
Power 120ps@6,000rpm 83ps@6,300rpm 100ps@4,000rpm 115ps@4,000rpm
Torque 172 Nm@1,500-4,000 rpm 115 Nm@4,200 rpm 240 Nm@1,500-2,750rpm 250 Nm@1,500-2,750rpm
Transmission 7-speed DCT / 6-speed iMT 5-speed MT 6-speed MT 6-speed AT

 

  • Kia has also revealed that the GT line is the most popular variant on the Kia Sonet.

How fuel-efficient is the new Maruti Suzuki Brezza rival?

Sonet fuel efficiency
fuel efficiency
Engine Smartstream 1.2 Petrol 1.2 T GDi Petrol 1.5L CRDi Diesel
Fuel-Efficiency 18.4 kmpl 18.3kmpl /18.2 kmpl 18.2 kmpl / 24.1 kmpl
Transmission 5MT 7-speed DCT / 6-speed iMT 6AT/ 6MT

 

Want to know about how the Sonet out-performs its rivals in terms of fuel efficiency. Click Here.

What do the Sonet offers (feature-wise)?

  • Kia did promise that the Sonet will sport some unique and first in segment features which the rivals fail to offer under a tight price bracket.
Exterior Features
Exterior Features
  • On the outside, we get to see Kia’s signature tiger-nose grille, new heart-beat DRLs, electric sunroof, crystal cut alloy wheels and dual muffler alongside diffuser fin skid plates.
Interior Features
Interior Features
  • Coming to the inside, for starters, we will get to see a massive 10.25-inch HD infotainment system, Bose seven-speaker system with sub-woofer, wireless smartphone charger with cooling function, cooled glove box and ventilated front seats.
Major Highlights
Major Highlights
  • Additional features include ambient lighting, built-in HEPA air-purifier, a fully coloured TFT display and many more.
  • Its standard safety package includes dual airbags, ABS with EBD, emergency stop signal, front disc brakes and rear parking sensors.

Find the variant-wise feature list HERE

Is it Value for Money?

Kia Sonet Prices Revealed
Kia Sonet Prices Revealed

Kia Sonet Variant-Wise Price (Ex-Showroom)

Engine Variants
HTE HTK HTK+ HTX HTX+ GTX+
SmartStream G 1.2 6.71 lakh (5MT) 7.59 lakh (5MT) 8.45 lakh (5MT)
G-1.0 T-GDI 9.49 lakh (6 iMT), 10.49 lakh (7 DCT) 9.99 lakh (6MT) 11.65 lakh (6 iMT) 11.99 lakh (6MT)
D 1.5 CRDi WGT 8.05 lakh (6MT) 8.99 lakh (6MT) 9.49 lakh (6MT) 9.99 lakh (6MT) 11.65 lakh (6 MT) 11.99 lakh (6MT)
D 1.5 CRDi VGT 10.39 lakh (6AT)

What else, if not the Sonet?

Well, if you are still not satisfied with what the Kia Sonet offers, you can easily go for something like the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Ford Ecosport, Hyundai Venue and the Tata Nexon.

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