Kia Sonet Overview
Kia Motors India revealed its Kia Sonnet sub-four meter SUV for its global premiere on last Friday, 7th of August, 2020. The company is hoping to attract many car enthusiasts in the sub-four meter SUV segment by offering a bold and stylish design.
Earlier, Kia introduced their previous model, the Kia ‘Seltos‘ in India. It was then brought and sold in Nepal as well. Kia Sonnet becomes the 3rd productions of Kia motors in the Indian market after the Seltos & Carnival.
Revealed at the Auto Expo 2020,sub-compact SUV, the Kia Sonet has now become a highly anticipated launch from the company.
The Kia slogan ‘The Power to Surprise‘, is one of the famous slogans among the automobile industries. The launch of their new sub-compact SUV, the Kia Sonet will soon be available in the Nepali market as well.
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Kia Motors is one of the well known and biggest manufacturing motors company in the world. And the new Kia Sonet is specially built for energetic, smart, bold, tech-lover youths. The company aimed to design a bold-looking car to attract as many youngsters as possible.
The company decided to launch the new model during the upcoming festival seasons. It includes a double tone rooftop choice that straight away puts it on-pattern—the new Sonet looks and style derived from the SUVs and the interiors packed with many exciting features.
Kia Sonet Major Specifications
- 10.25-inch (26.03 cm) HD touchscreen with navigation.
- Smart Pure Air Purifier.
- Wireless smartphone charger.
- Manual transmission via and Smart Key.
- Remote engine start for automatic
- BOSE Premium seven-speaker.
- Traction modes and Multi-drive.
- Front-passenger seats.
- Ventilated driver.
- LED Sound Mood Lighting
- Over-the-air (OTA).
Kia Sonet: Body & Design
Unlike Hyundai Venue with its split headlamp, New Kia Sonet features smooth headlights with coordinated LED DRLs converging into the grille.
At the front part, the Sonet has Kia’s chunky grille pattern with unique face design. It also includes a high bonnet with ripped creases making look bolder and beautiful.
The Sonet SUV idea comprises noticeable wheel curves,dual-tone alloy wheels, rooftop rails, rooftop including contrast colour, and wing mirrors.
On the rear side, it includes inclining C-column converging with a forcefully raked-back windshield and a LED light bar interfacing a couple of sweptback tail-lights and a window line that forcefully ascends at the C-column.
Kia Sonet Interiors
New Kia Sonet interiors feature Dashboard equipped with an extensive infotainment system of 10.25-inch in the segment. It will come with Boss speakers, the best speaker brand in the world. It also comes with a multi-information display.
Talking about other Kia Sonet features, it includes the electric sunroof, vertically-stacked air-con vents, remote charging port, and wireless mobile charger, ventilated seats with an automatic climate control system, a manual transmission gear handle, and lively red sewing.
The calfskin seats get two-fold sewed channelling up to the in-lodge extravagance.
The upcoming Kia Sonet has a displacement of 1499 cc which will be available in both petrol and diesel engines. First, a Petrol engine with a 1.2-litre four-cylinder and another powerful 1.0-litre T-GDi turbocharged petrol engine.
It will also also be available in an automatic 1.5-litre CRDi diesel engine with a 6-speed torque converter.
All these engines include five transmission options along with a 5-6 speed manual, Intelligent Manual Transmission (IMT) gearbox, and also with intuitive 7-speed DCT.
Will compete against
The Kia Sonet will compete against- Maruti Suzuki Breza, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300, Hyundai Venue, and the Ford EcoSpot in the Nepali market.