Hello friends Today we will talk about India’s awaited premium compact SUV Kia sonet. Kia Motors is about to launch its third product in India. This South Korean company has earlier launched mid-size SUV Seltos and premium MPV Carnival in India.
The third product of the company is Kia’s One of the Most Popular segment i.e. a sub compact feature which is named Kia Sonet.Compact Suv Kia Sonet was the show case Kia at the 2020 Auto Expo, which was 90% of the company’s production-ready production models.
In India, it will be launched first time and after that it will be sold in a large number of countries.Which is being given features and design in it, it is of international level.
Pricing and launching.
Kia Motors is launching its all new Kia Sonet on 7 August 2020.In India, its expectation price can be expended between 6.8 lakh to 11.4 lakh ex-showrooms.
Let’s talk about its look and design which is very stylish and bold. All new sonet come with 16 inch alloy wheels.The look of the front is the muscular and inspiring look. In front kia Signature Tiger Nose Grill with Chrome Accents, Step Well Geometric Grill Mesh, Tiger Eyeline DRLs and Headlamps, LED Projector Foglamp.
In the rear, the company has a LED tail light and both the taillights have a red reflector connected between them which looks quite good and Roof rails, shark fin antenna, rear wiper Like many things will be given.
Kia Sonet will be offered with a 10 inch touchscreen infotainment system with Kia’s UVO connected technology, ventilated seats, vertical front AC vents, front armrest, leather wrapped steering wheel with multifunction steering wheel, climate control and a Boss sound system.
Others features included Android Auto and Apple Car Play, wireless phone charger, Cruise Control, multi information display and key less entry with push button start.
Lets talk about its safety, Dual Front Airbags are available in the front.Anti Lock Braking System with EBD, Rear Parking Sensors with a Rear View Camera, Speed Alert System, Front Passenger Seat Belt Reminder and many more.
Engine and performance.
The new Kia sonnet will be launched in 3 engine variants in the market.
First is 1.0 litre, three cylinder turbocharged petrol engine that develops 120 bhp power and 172 Nm of torque with 6-speed manual and 7-speed DCT and the turbo petrol will also be offerd with IMT.
Second 1.2 litre 4 Cylinder Naturally Aspirated Petrol Engine that develops 83 bhp and 115 Nm of torque with 5-speed manual transmission.
Third is 1.5 litre 4 Cylinder Diesel Engine that produced 99 bhp and 220 Nm of maximum torque with 6-speed manual gearbox.
The Kia Sonet once launched in India will be positioned in the sub 4-metre compact-SUV segment.
The Sonet will take on rivals such as the Hyundai Venue, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Mahindra XUV300, Tata Nexon and the Ford Ecosport; among a few others.
Dimensions And Colours.
Length. – 3995 mm
Width – 1770 mm
Height. – 1590 mm
Wheelbase – 2500 mm
Ground clearance – 195 mm
Boot space – 350 mm