The diesel 6MT begins at Rs 8.05 lakh (ex-showroom) whereas the turbo variants begins at Rs 9.49 lakh (ex-showroom) with 6iMT gearbox and Rs 10.49 lakh (ex-showroom) with 7-DCT gearbox.
Very similar to Seltos, Kia Sonet is obtainable in tech line and GT line with 6 trims – HTE, HTK, HTK+, HTX, HTX+ and GTX. The highest-end diesel automated and 1.0-litre turbo with 6iMT is priced at Rs 11.99 lakh (ex-showroom).
10:47Kia Sonet first drive evaluation
Kia Sonet will get daring and dynamic design, high-quality interiors, 30+ segment-best options, a large alternative of powertrains. Sonet is obtainable with Kia’s signature UVO Join suite of applied sciences, with a spread of 57 options for homeowners providing comfort, distant management, navigation, security, safety and car administration. This additionally contains Kia’s UVO Voice Help characteristic, which responds to the greeting, “Hi there, Kia.”
A alternative of two petrol engines – Smartstream 1.2-litre, four-cylinder and 1.Zero T-GDi (turbocharged gasoline direct injection) – and a 1.5-litre CRDi diesel engine can be found with a alternative of 5 transmissions. This contains 5 and six-speed manuals, an intuitive seven-speed DCT six-speed automated, and new six-speed clever Handbook Transmission (iMT).
The latter is a technological breakthrough providing fatigue-free driving with its clutch pedal-less gearbox but giving the identical driver management as a traditional handbook transmission. Additionally, for the primary time on this phase, the diesel engine variant of the Sonet comes with a alternative of a six-speed automated transmission.
It additionally comes comprehensively geared up with an array of security options, together with six airbags, ABS (anti-lock braking system) with EBD (digital brake power distribution), ESC (Digital Stability Management), HAC (Hill-start Help Management), VSM (Automobile Stability Administration) and BA (brake help) and extra.
Kia Sonet competes with the likes of Hyundai Venue, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon and Mahindra EcoSport.
Manohar Bhat, Head of gross sales and advertising and marketing, Kia Motors India, mentioned, “Till now, the best reserving for the Kia Sonet has been for the top-of-the-line GTX trim whereas we expect diesel automated fills the hole successfully.”