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Kia Sonet

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Rs. 6.89 - 13.55 Lakh Showroom Price: Delhi
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Kia Sonet Key Specifications

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Petrol Turbo Diesel Turbo Petrol
998 cc 1493 cc 1197 cc
18.2 Kmpl 19 - 24.1 Kmpl 18.4 Kmpl
Automatic & Manual Automatic & Manual Manual
  • Bootspace 392 Liters
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Kia Sonet Latest Updates

Kia has launched the Sonet Anniversary Edition at Rs 10.79 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), which is Rs 40,000 more expensive than the HTX (on which it is based), and packs plenty of orange trim exterior elements. It also gets an ‘Anniversary Edition’ badge on the front grille, though the cabin and the features list remain similar to the HTX trim.

The Sonet Anniversary Edition is available in two powertrain options: 1-litre turbo-petrol and 1.5-litre diesel engine, with manual (clutchless manual in turbo-petrol) and automatic gearboxes.

Kia retails the Sonet from Rs 6.89 lakh to Rs 13.55 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). It rivals the Tata Nexon, Hyundai Venue, Nissan Magnite, Renault Kiger, and Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza.

Kia Sonet Specifications

Under the hood,the Sonet is offered with three engine options: an 83PS 1.2-litre petrol, a 120PS 1.0-litre turbo petrol, and a 1.5-litre diesel engine in 100PS (MT) and 115PS (AT) states of tune. While the 1.2-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel engines are offered with a manual transmission, the 1.0-litre turbo-petrol gets the iMT (Intelligent Manual Transmission) clutchless manual only. Automatic transmission options are only available for the 1.5-litre diesel and 1.0-litre turbo-petrol engines, with the diesel option utilising a proper 6-speed torque converter, unlike its rivals which come with an AMT. Fuel efficiency figures are rated at 18.4kmpl(1.2-litre petrol MT), 18.2/18.3kmpl(1.0-litre turbo-petrol MT/DCT), and 24.1/19kmpl(1.5-litre diesel MT/AT)

Kia Sonet Features

The Kia Sonet is loaded with features like a 10.25-inch infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay,UVO connected car tech,LED sound mood lighting, a 7-speaker Bose sound system, cruise control, and a coloured multi-info display. Other bits include a sunroof, ventilated front seats, automatic headlamps and keyless entry with push-button start. On the safety front, it features six airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors with a rearview camera, electronic stability control, and a tyre pressure monitoring system.

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Kia Sonet Price

The Sonet is priced from Rs. 6.89 - 13.55 Lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Sonet comes in 27 variants of spec and feature combinations and available in 10 colours. The price of Sonet petrol variants ranges between Rs. 6.89 Lakh to Rs. 13.09 Lakh while the prices of Sonet diesel variants start at Rs. 8.55 Lakh and the top-end diesel is priced at Rs. 13.55 Lakh. Sonet also comes with 8 automatic variants starting at Rs. 10.79 Lakh.
Sonet Variants Ex-Showroom Price
Sonet 1.2 HTE Rs. 6.89 Lakh
Sonet 1.2 HTK Rs. 7.89 Lakh
Sonet 1.5 HTE Diesel Rs. 8.55 Lakh
Sonet 1.2 HTK Plus Rs. 8.75 Lakh
Sonet 1.5 HTK Diesel Rs. 9.49 Lakh
Sonet HTK Plus Turbo iMT Rs. 9.89 Lakh
Sonet 1.5 HTK Plus Diesel Rs. 9.99 Lakh
Sonet HTX Turbo iMT Rs. 10.39 Lakh
Sonet 1.5 HTX Diesel Rs. 10.69 Lakh
Sonet Turbo iMT Anniversary Edition Rs. 10.79 Lakh
Sonet HTX DCT Rs. 11.09 Lakh
Sonet Diesel Anniversary Edition Rs. 11.09 Lakh
Sonet 1.5 HTX Diesel AT Rs. 11.49 Lakh
Sonet Turbo DCT Anniversary Edition Rs. 11.49 Lakh
Sonet HTX Plus Turbo iMT Rs. 11.85 Lakh
Sonet Diesel AT Anniversary Edition Rs. 11.89 Lakh
Sonet HTX Plus Turbo iMT DT Rs. 11.95 Lakh
Sonet 1.5 HTX Plus Diesel Rs. 12.19 Lakh
Sonet 1.5 HTX Plus Diesel DT Rs. 12.29 Lakh
Sonet GTX Plus Turbo iMT Rs. 12.29 Lakh
Sonet GTX Plus Turbo iMT DT Rs. 12.39 Lakh
Sonet 1.5 GTX Plus Diesel Rs. 12.65 Lakh
Sonet 1.5 GTX Plus Diesel DT Rs. 12.75 Lakh
Sonet GTX Plus Turbo DCT Rs. 12.99 Lakh
Sonet GTX Plus Turbo DCT DT Rs. 13.09 Lakh
Sonet 1.5 GTX Plus Diesel AT Rs. 13.45 Lakh
Sonet 1.5 GTX Plus Diesel AT DT Rs. 13.55 Lakh

Kia Sonet Variants

Kia offers the Sonet in a total of six variants within the Tech Line and GT Line trims: HTE, HTK, HTK+, HTX, HTX+, and GTX+. It is also available in an Anniversary Edition, a new limited edition model, which is based on the HTX trim.

The Tech Line takes a more elegant approach to its design while the GT Line adds a dose of sportiness with several red inserts and GT Line badging inside and out.

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Sonet 1.2 HTE
18.4 Kmpl . Petrol . Manual
Rs. 6.89 Lakh
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Sonet 1.2 HTK
18.4 Kmpl . Petrol . Manual
Rs. 7.89 Lakh
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Sonet 1.5 HTE Diesel
24.1 Kmpl . Diesel . Manual
Rs. 8.55 Lakh
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Sonet 1.2 HTK Plus
18.4 Kmpl . Petrol . Manual
Rs. 8.75 Lakh
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Kia Sonet Alternative & Comparison

Model Price Mileage Engine Transmission Ground Clearance
Renault Kiger Renault Kiger Rs 5.64 - 10.09 Lakh 18.24 - 20.53 Kmpl 999 cc Manual & Automatic NA Compare Now
Kia Seltos Kia Seltos Rs 9.95 - 18.10 Lakh 16.1 - 20.8 Kmpl 1353 cc, 1493 cc, 1497 cc Manual & Automatic NA Compare Now
Hyundai Venue Hyundai Venue Rs 6.99 - 11.85 Lakh 17.52 - 23.7 Kmpl 998 cc, 999 cc, 1197 cc, 1493 cc, 1498 cc Manual & Automatic NA Compare Now
Tata Nexon Tata Nexon Rs 7.29 - 13.48 Lakh 17 - 17.2 Kmpl 1199 cc, 1497 cc, 1499 cc Manual & Automatic 209 mm Compare Now
Tata Punch Tata Punch Rs 5.49 - 9.09 Lakh 18.82 - 18.97 Kmpl 1199 cc Manual & Automatic 187 mm Compare Now

Editor's View of Kia Sonet

  • Upside

    Like the concept, the production spec Sonet looks curvy and powerful. Lots of variants to choose from and even a diesel auto is on the cards. Like the Seltos the interiors don't disappoint either. Long features list includes ventilated seats

  • Downside

    The waiting period most definitly is going to be painfully long

  • Our Verdict

    The Sonet looks sure to raise the bar a fair few notches for the segment

The Sonet’s feature list has got everyone excited, but can the drive experience build on the hype of the brochure?

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  • 4.0

    Its been almost 40 days since i purchased kia sonet htx imt.Overall i am very pleased with the experience.I would want to highlight both good points and not so good points: good points: 1.The performance of the car.Having driven amt earlier this car is superb in pickup and the overall road performance.It feels sporty and i always felt enthralled while driving it even in tight spots or open roads.It reaches 100 kmph in no time.The handling even at high speed is superb and you always feel in control of car.Braking at high speed is again pretty good and you feel confident.2.Look and features are superb in this price bracket and i really doubt any other car in this price bracket provides such package of looks, Power and features.Speaker quality is quite good given that it is not bose and an in-house speaker.I had to do few modifications in the speaker settings to get the best output.3.Imt transmission is smooth though gear shifting for me was little hard in beginning as i was not used to this transmission.4.Best part- service- from car sales to first service i have never felt so good in terms of the overall experience.I called my sales advisor when i felt an issue in my car (which was nothing but my inexperience with transmission).He immediately came to my house with one of their service person and looked into the issue.They did not say anything when they found it was nothing but even guided me on the overall transmission and car handling process.That was awesome! even during the service and after i have been getting calls from both kia service center and company on the service experience and it is really good.The service advisor don't force you to buy anything extra, Though they will suggest so.Not so good points:1.Mileage- even after my first service, I am getting mileage of 9-10 kmpl.Company promises 18.2, So i am expecting at least 13-14 in city and 18 in highways.I have not traveled more than 50-60 km in one stretch, So it is still to be tested on long routes.2.Creep mode- i have faced few issues with creep mode particularly in reverse mode where even on flat surfaces sometimes it doesn't work smoothly.3.There are few dos and donts with imt transmission which need to get used to to prolong clutch and transmission life.Overall, Till now i am pleased with the experience and would recommend the car to other buyers.

  • 3.3

    Love the car, But mileage is a big issue for turbo petrol variant.Its been about 100 days i own sonet htx petrol.Displays mileage of 9-10 in local without ac.Have done around 800 km highway trip, Still got only around 13.Poor in mileage dept.Performance is very good on highways and imt convenient in city, Little underpowered at low rpm but not as bad as nexon, So satisfactory enuf.Overall i consider it a good buy because my running is less, It gives me pleasure on driving & love the feel inside it.Seats good enuf, Cud hv been better though.Mileage is little disappointing.In hot delhi summer, It may drop to 9 with ac, Will see.

  • 5.0

    Yes it is possible.I bought a kia sonet htx petrol engine car recently and these were the questions i had as well.As the difference amount between htx and htx+ version is 2.3 lakhs i felt it's waste to spend extra money, Instead i can upgrade the htx externally after buying and it worked out well for me.I added the below add ons to my htx car 1.2 air purifiers2.Alloy wheels3.Amplified sound system4.Lightingit costed me around 90k basically i saved 1.5 lakh with extra interest charges on the financial optionshope it was helpful.Thank you.

  • 5.0

    Canceled Venue SX petrol and waited for this and it was worth it. I got HTX diesel at the same ex-showroom price with all the additional features and latest interior & exterior. Engine 5/5Comfort, 5/5Space, 4/5 (4 persons in my family) Interior 5/5 (as per other options in the segment), Overall rating 4.9/5. The only downside is steel wheel caps not looking so great. We will change soon. The showroom guys won't allow for self-insurance/zero bargaining/long waiting if not pre-booked. Hopefully, I pre-booked the first day itself.

  • 3.0

    nice engine and features with high price pro -good engine (DCT only)good features (HTX plus and GTX plus only)3 years warranty con -price is too high for automatic GTX plus versionrear seat comfort is very bad (its not family car)sonet top variant price are very near to seltos medium variantso should i buy a small automatic DCT car (1.0 turbo 3cylinder engine)with full features for 14.30 lac orshould i buy automatic CVT car (1.5 4cylinder )with all necessary features for 16.30 lac

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Kia Sonet Colours

  • Glacier White Pearl With Aurora Black Pearl Glacier White Pearl With Aurora Black Pearl
  • Beige Gold With  Aurora Black Pearl Beige Gold With Aurora Black Pearl
  • Glacier White Pearl Glacier White Pearl
  • Steel Silver Steel Silver
  • Gravity Gray Gravity Gray
  • Intense Red Intense Red
  • Aurora Black Pearl Aurora Black Pearl
  • Intelligence Blue Intelligence Blue
  • Beige Gold Beige Gold
  • Intense Red With Aurora Black Pearl Intense Red With Aurora Black Pearl
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Q. Which car is better, Sonet or XL6?
  • Selecting between the Kia Sonet and Maruti XL6 would depend on certain factors such as your budget, preference of the segment, usage of the car, features required, etc. The Sonet is an impressive SUV with lots of features, attractive styling, lots of variants to choose from and multiple powertrain options. It is impressive, even more so than the Seltos, as it delivers a palpably richer experience in a smaller package and in a more price-sensitive segment. On the other hand, the XL6 is a good option for a large family looking for one car that could do it all. Maruti has done enough with the XL6 to distinguish it from the Ertiga but a few more wow features and a better safety package would have made it an irresistible package. For a better understanding of compatibility and riding comfort, we would suggest you to take a test drive. Follow the link and select your desired city for dealership details. Read More: - Kia Sonet vs Maruti XL6
Q. Is HTX variant worth to buy?
  • If you are looking for a feature-rich iteration of the Sonet then you may go with the HTX variant. The MY2021 Sonet brings in a variety of changes including a new monogram on the wheel hub caps, good tailgate, the steering wheel and the key, new features, and a variant rejig. The HTX variant now gets Electronic Stability Control, Vehicle Stability Management, Hill Assist Control (HAC), and 16-inch alloy wheels making it a value for money proposition. Moreover, we would suggest you to take a test ride before making the final decision. Follow the link and select your desired city for dealership details.
Q. Is HTK Plus variant worth to buy?
  • You may go for the Sonet HTK Plus variant if you are looking for a decently loaded variant of the SUV. The HTK Plus offers semi-leatherette seats with white stitching, auto headlamps, day/night IRVM, 3.5" mono-color display cluster, projector fog lamps, 8 Inch infotainment unit with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, auto climate control, etc. Moreover, safety is taken care by dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, emergency stop signal, follow me home headlamps, speed sensing auto door lock, etc. Moreover, we would suggest you to take a test ride before making the final decision. Follow the link and select your desired city for dealership details.Read More: - [Kia Sonet 1.2 HTK Plus@https://www.zigwheels.com/newcars/Kia/sonet/1.2-htk-plus
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Q. How is the safety of Sonet?
  • Kia Sonet boasts good build quality same as its bigger sibling, the Seltos. The Seltos SUV has scored a 5-star rating in the ANCAP (Australasian New Car Assessment Program) Safety crash tests. On the safety front, the Sonet features six airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors with a rearview camera, electronic stability control, and a tyre pressure monitoring system.
  • Actually only 2 star, it only got 8.03 points which is just pass for 2 star rating... 5 to 8 points is 2 star and 8 to 11 points is 3 star....
  • I'm not personally looked into rating but i'll go with 3 star rating still its not bad at all compared biggest car maker of India
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Q. I have booked Sonet. How can I know about delivery status?
  • I an costumer of kia motors. I have buy kia sonet car 1.2HTK plus. My two months of waiting period is already completed still I have not received my car delivery. Now it has been four months I have not received any message and call about car delivery. Dealer always commits me that I will get my car but always fails to come up with his commitment. I am not at all satisfied with this service. I hope I will get my car this week if not I will cancel my booking.Registered name : Abhay Shahaji GhorpadeRegistered phone number: 9823466948Booking Id : B202001506Dealership name :Dhone Wheels Pvt. Ltd., Satara road , Pune-411009City name : PuneFuel type : PetrolTransmission type: manualColour selected : Gravity greyBooking date 11/10/2020Sent from Yahoo Mail on AndroidSent from Yahoo Mail on Android
  • I have booked a Sonet HTK Plus Petrol on 28th Feb. at Kun Kia Chennai with a tentative time line of 16 weeks. Even after 24 weeks still following with them without any firm answer. I also seriously doubt the transparency of the dealer as they keep saying different waiting customers before me. And top of it you never able to go beyond the dealer as there is no information of KIA team to escalate the issue
  • SAME HERE, I'VE BOOKED SONET IN DEC 2020, EXPECTED DELIVERY WAS MARCH END, BUT NOW SAYS CAR WILL GET 18- 19 WEEK FROM DATE OF BOOKING AS I GOT ANSWER FROM CALL CENTER & KIA EXECUTIVE AT NASHIK, NOW I HOPE WILL GET IN FIRAT WEEK OF APRIL 2021, BUT NO PROBLEM THIS IS BEST CAR IN THE SEGMENT HAVING EXCELLENT FEATURES.
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Q. How many month waiting of Kia Sonet after booking?
  • Same i booked at the same place on oct 22nd.. I booked GTX DCt petrol variant. I was assured delivery on 16th December 2020 but as of today 4th Feb 2021 they have nothing to say and yet if you call as a new customer they assure you 8 -10 weeks delivery. Is there noone who can give a more clear picture of wth is going on? And if this is whats happening before even getting the car I wonder what kind of service they will proved after sales.. im so conflicted .. whether to wait or move on.Do we as customers don't deserve even a proper reply? Can kia not even be bothered to explain the delay and the tentative date or time line for us to expect rather than people who have paid hard earned money in advance to need to keep visiting their showroom for a reply only to return home even more confused and disappointed?
  • I have booked Kia Sonet HTX+, Diesel, dual Tone (Red & Black) on 22.09.2020 r with Rajesh Motors, Ajmer Road, at Jaipur. At the time of booking, I was assured for a delivery within 6-7 weeks of period. After 87 days of booking, no one has ready to a satisfactory reply of such delay. Contacted their call Centre, mailed at k******s@kiamotorsindia.in and also their higher offices but all were found busy in booking only saying again a lie for assured delivery in the committed waiting period. No RTI is applicable on these lairs. PMO also can do nothing on such companies. For someone a vehicle may be a luxury but for me its a need for day to day life. Really, I am tired of waiting with nuisance reply from KIA/dealer
  • I booked a Sonet Turbo DCT very happily on 10 oct 2020, salesman committed lead time was 3 to 4 wks. And then getting daily updates .. its allocated.. its in transit.. its going to be thr next week..... (beleiving tht i sold my existing car off)... but, as of today 14 Jan 2021.. i ve no update when the 'next week' will come.. And as you all guys may have done.. sent VOC mail to KIA customer service... usual reply 'we apologize for delay.. you ll get your car soon' .. but, still don't know .. when tht 'soon' will come..If anyone can suggest some astrologers.. it ll be highly appreciated.(BTB... i went on to buy a new i10.. by last of week of Dec... ultimately, there is a limit to take the wrath from spouse :) )
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Kia Sonet Mileage

Fuel Type Transmission ARAI Claimed User Reported
Diesel Automatic 24.1 Kmpl 13 Kmpl
Diesel Manual 24.1 Kmpl 20 Kmpl
Petrol Automatic 18.3 Kmpl 18 Kmpl
Petrol Manual 18.4 Kmpl 16 Kmpl

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Kia Sonet Service Cost

The estimated service cost for Kia Sonet
Petrol (5 years) Rs. 16,111
1.0 Petrol (5 years) Rs. 16,746
Diesel (5 years) Rs. 19,900
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Kia Sonet Offers

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Sonet FAQs

What is the price of Kia Sonet Top Variant?

The ex-showroom price of top variant of Kia Sonet is 13.55 Lakh (Delhi).

What is the EMI of Kia Sonet in Delhi?

The EMI for the base variant of Kia Sonet in Delhi is Rs. 13,328 per month @ 10.5% for a tenure of 60 months.

What are the top competitors of Kia Sonet?

The top 3 competitors of Kia Sonet are Renault Kiger, Kia Seltos and Hyundai Venue.

What is the boot space in Kia Sonet?

The boot space in Kia Sonet is 392 L. View full specification of Sonet

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Is Kia Sonet better than Hyundai Venue?

63% users have chosen Kia Sonet over Hyundai Venue in a survey being conducted on zigwheels.com. Check out User rating comparisons.

Is Kia Sonet better than Kia Seltos?

52% users have chosen Kia Sonet over Kia Seltos in a survey being conducted on zigwheels.com. Check out User rating comparisons.