2020 Kia Sonet Compact SUV, Price, and Variants Explained.

Kia Sonet Variants

Kia Sonet SUV, the third product from Kia motors has been launched in the Indian market. The price structure of Kia Sonet along through the variants is Rs 6.71-11.99 lakh (Ex-showroom). Similar to the Seltos, it is also offered in two trims lines- the HT line with five trims and the GT line with one range-topping trim. Apart from the trims and variants, Kia Sonet offered with three engine options and five gearboxes to choose from.

Engines and gearbox explained

The Sonet is offered in both diesel and petrol motors. For petrol it has two engine options, one is a 1.2-liter, 83 bhp naturally aspirated engine mated to a 5-Speed manual gearbox, and the second is 1.0-litre, 120 bhp, turbo petrol engine mated to either a 6-Speed IMT (Intelligent Manual Transmission) or 7-Speed DCT automatic gearbox.

For diesel, it has a 1.5-liter, 100 bhp turbo diesel engine mated to a 6-Speed manual and a 115 bhp version mated to a 6-Speed Torque Converter Automatic gearbox.

Features that we’ll get in the trims

Kia Sonet variants are like- HTE, HTK, HTK+, HTX, and HTX+, these are the trims of the Tech line (HT line). The GT line has only one fully loaded variant named GTX+, which comes with all the bells and whistles.

Tech Line (HT Line)

Kia Sonet HTE

  • ABS with EBD
  • Dual airbags
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Rear AC vents
  • Front and rear USB charging ports
  • Fabric upholstery
  • All-black interiors
  • 15-inch steel wheels with covers
  • Electrically adjustable ORVMs
  • Tilt-adjustable steering
  • Front power windows
  • Manual AC

Kia Sonet HTK

In addition to HTE trim

  • 16-inch wheels with covers
  • Driver seat height adjust
  • Remote locking
  • Rear power windows
  • Steering mounted media controls
  • 2-DIN audio system with Bluetooth connectivity
  • ‘UVO Lite’ connected features
  • 4 speakers
  • All-black interior
  • Semi-leatherette seats

Kia Sonet HTK+

In addition to HTK trim

  • ESC (1.0P AT only)
  • Hill-start assist (1.0P AT only)
  • 4 speakers and 2 tweeters
  • Traction control (1.0P AT only)
  • Projector fog lamps
  • Auto headlamps
  • ORVMs with integrated turn indicators
  • Drive modes (1.0P AT only)
  • Power-folding ORVMs
  • Rear defogger
  • Auto climate control
  • 8.0-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Rear view camera with parking guidelines

Kia Sonet HTX

In addition to HTK+ trim

  • Auto LED headlamps
  • Projector fog lamps
  • Remote engine start
  • Beige and black interiors
  • Leatherette steering wheel and gear knob
  • LED front and rear DRLs
  • ORVMs with integrated turn indicators
  • Sunroof
  • Keyless entry and go
  • Cruise control
  • ISOFIX child seat mounts
  • Rear center armrest
  • Rear seat adjustable headrest

Kia Sonet HTX+

In addition to HTX trim

  • Rear washer and wiper
  • Voice commands
  • 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels
  • LED ‘sound mood lighting’
  • Leatherette upholstery
  • Tyre-pressure monitor
  • Leatherette door trim
  • Dual-tone roof (optional)
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Air purifier
  • 10.25-inch touchscreen
  • ‘UVO’ connected car tech
  • 7-speaker Bose Audio system

GT Line

Kia Sonet GTX+

In addition to HTX+ trim

  • 4 more airbags (6 airbags in total)
  • ESC
  • Front parking sensors
  • Traction control (AT only)
  • Hill-start assist
  • Drive modes (AT only)
  • Wireless phone charger

Kia Sonet Price in India

Kia Sonet price list Ex-showroom
Variants1.2-liter Petrol1.0-liter Petrol1.5-liter Diesel
HTERs 6.71 lakhRs 8.05 lakh
HTKRs 7.59 lakhRs 8.99 lakh
HTK+Rs 8.45 lakhRs 9.49-10.49 lakhRs 9.49-10.39 lakh
HTXRs 9.99 lakhRs 9.99 lakh
HTX+Rs 11.65 lakhRs 11.65 lakh
GTX+Rs 11.99 lakhRs 11.99 lakh
Price list of Kia Sonet

Competition?

The Kia Sonet will compete with the hot segment cars like Maruti Suzuki Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon, Ford Ecosport, Mahindra XUV 300, and the upcoming Toyota Urban Cruise that is set to launch on September 23.

Kia Sonet Variants

  • Launched with three engine and five gearbox options
  • Tech line (HT Line) has five variants
  • GT line has only one variant- GTX+

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