The Kia Sonet will impart its foundation and engine choices to its kin – the Hyundai Venue; the compact SUV will be launched around mid-2020.
Kia has had a solid beginning in our market, with its underlying two contributions – the Seltos, which was well-received, and the Carnival MPV that was as of late propelled at the Auto Expo 2020. Its third contribution – the Kia Sonet compact SUV – was showcased at the Auto Expo, however in concept form. We would now be able to affirm that the production spec Kia Sonet will be launched around mid-2020, with a market launch tailing it in August.
Talking about the powertrains, the Sonet will highlight three engine alternatives – a 1.2 petrol, a 1.0 turbo-petrol and a 1.5 diesel – which are similar units found in the Hyundai Venue. Gearbox decisions are likewise expected to be similar to the Venue, with the 1.2-petrol getting a 5-speed manual, the 1.0-liter turbo-petrol and 1.5-diesel getting a 6-speed manual and the previous will likewise likely get a 7-speed DCT automatic gearbox. However, the Kia Sonet is additionally expected to one-up the Venue with a diesel-automatic power-terrain choice.
Moreover, the Sonet will likewise receive more equipment, for example, the Kia Seltos’ 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, and a huge sunroof is additionally a chance.
Kia is required to situate the Sonet on the higher side of the compact SUV segment, with costs expected to be in the INR 7-12 lakh (ex-showroom) section. Its adversaries will incorporate the Tata Nexon, Maruti Vitara Brezza, the Hyundai Venue, Mahindra XUV300 and Ford EcoSport.
Kia Sonet To Be Launched In August 2020
– The company has revealed that the Kia Sonet will be launched in August this year.
– The Sonet will get three engine options – 1.2-L petrol, 1.0-L Turbo Petrol and 1.5-L Diesel.
– The car is expected to be priced in between INR 7-12 Lac ( ex-showroom)
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