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Kia Sonet Spotted Undisguised on its way to Dealership

With just days to from its grand launch, the Kia Sonet has been spotted on its way to dealerships in Gurugram. The video was uploaded by a YouTube channel Indian auto news.

Kia has recently commenced the online bookings of the Sonet and despite the Rs 25,000 booking amount, it is rumoured that the Sonet has already garnered over 6,000 bookings in a single day.

What powers the Sonet?

Kia Sonet
Kia Sonet

Kia Sonet 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

The Sonet will be offered in two-trims- Tech Line and GT Line with multiple engines and transmission options. Furthermore, the Sonet line-up will have 5 variants from the Tech-line while only one will be offered with the GT Line model.

Read More: Kia Sonet Variant-Wise Features Leaked Ahead of September Launch

What does the Sonet offer (feature-wise)?

Kia Sonet front profile
Kia Sonet front profile
  • Starting from the front, the Sonet features the brands signature Tiger Nose grille, multi-segmented 3D inserts, slim LED headlamps and it’s signature ‘heartbeat’ DRLs.
  • It also houses massive bumper which houses the fog lamps and a large air-intake area covered with hexagonal mesh and silver-finished garnish.
Kia Sonet | Side Profile
Kia Sonet | Side Profile
  • Coming to the sides, we get to see some curvaceous doors while the C-pillars has retained its blacked-out treatment applied to the top and lower edge from its concept model.
Kia Sonet | Back Profile
Back Profile
  • The Sonet sports the best in class features including Kia’s signature UVO Connect suite of technologies, navigation, safety, security and vehicle management alongside 57 other connected features.
Kia Sonet Interior
Interior
  • It also houses a massive 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment display paired with a 7-speaker Bose sound setup and exclusive sound mood ambient lighting.

What about its Launch & Rivals?

  • The launch is expected to take place sometime in September. However Kia has not revealed the prices, but we can expect the Sonet to range between ₹ 7-13 lakhs (Ex-Showroom).
  • The new Urban SUV will rival the likes of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Mahindra XUV300, Tata Nexon and Ford EcoSport.
  • It will also lock its horns with the upcoming Toyota Urban Cruiser, Renault Kiger and Nissan Magnite scheduled to launch during the same month.

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Jaskaran Singh Bhola
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