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Kia Sonet 2020 SUV Launched in India With Starting Price of Rs 6.71 Lakh

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Kia Motors India on Friday officially launched the new 2020 Kia Sonet sub-compact SUV in India. The prices for the all-new Sonet SUV starts from Rs 6.71 lakh for the HTE variant which is an introductory price. The top-end model - GTX+ is priced at Rs 11.99 lakh (ex-showroom). The South Korean carmaker has already bagged over 25,000 pre-bookings for the SUV. Interested buyers can book the car via Kia's official website or directly through a dealership network. The made-in-India Sonet SUV has received approximately 1000 bookings each day. Kia Sonet 2020 Launch Highlights.

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The newly launched Sonet is Kia's third product to join its product lineup for the Indian market. The carmaker also has Seltos SUV and Carnival MPV in its portfolio for the Indian customers. It is brand's first sub-compact SUV that will be pitted against the likes of Tata Nexon, Hyundai Venue, Mahindra XUV300, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza.

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Kia Sonet 2020 SUV
Kia Sonet 2020 SUV

Kia Sonet 2020 SUV (Photo Credits: Kia Motors India)

The Sonet will be made available in two trims concept - Tech Line trim and GT Line trim. The Tech Line variants include HTE, HTK, HTK+, HTX, HTX+. However, the GT Line trim gets only one variant GTX+ which is a top-spec variant on Sonet's lineup.

Kia Sonet 2020 SUV
Kia Sonet 2020 SUV

Kia Sonet 2020 SUV (Photo Credits: Kia Motors India)

It comes loaded with several segments first features such as a 10.25-inch HD infotainment screen, UVO connectivity options, Bose-speaker system with sub-woofer, LED Sound Mood Lamps, wireless smartphone charger with cooling function, ventilated front seats, air purifier, and more. Talking about the safety, the SUV is equipped with six airbags, ABS with EBD, Vehicle Stability Management, Electronic Stability Control, Hill-Start Assist Control and Brake Assist.

Kia Sonet 2020 SUV
Kia Sonet 2020 SUV

Kia Sonet 2020 SUV (Photo Credits: Kia Motors India)

Mechanically, the Sonet SUV features two petrol and one diesel powertrains. The petrol mill is a 1.2-litre Smartstream unit whereas the second petrol motor is a 1.0-litre Turbo GDi performance-oriented engine.

Kia Sonet 2020 SUV
Kia Sonet 2020 SUV

Kia Sonet 2020 SUV (Photo Credits: Kia Motors India)

Apart from these, there's also a diesel motor which is a 1.5-litre unit, that is also seen on the Hyundai Creta. The transmission options include a 5-speed manual, a 6-speed manual, a 6-speed automatic, and a 7-speed DCT. Additionally, there's also a 6-speed iMT clutchless transmission option that is offered on the Hyundai Venue. Here are the variant-wise prices of the newly launched 2020 Kia Sonet SUV:

Engine

Variant

All India

Price (Ex Showroom Prices in Lakh)

Smartstream Petrol 1.2 L

HTE 5MT

Rs 6.71 Lakh

HTK 5MT

Rs 7.59 Lakh

HTK+ 5MT

Rs 8.45 Lakh

Petrol 1.0 T-GDI

HTK+ Smartstream 6iMT

Rs 9.49 Lakh

HTK+ Smartstream 7DCT

Rs 10.49 Lakh

HTX Smartstream 6iMT

Rs 9.99 Lakh

HTX+ Smartstream 6iMT

Rs 11.65 Lakh

GTX+ Smartstream 6iMT

Rs 11.99 Lakh

Diesel 1.5 L CRDi WGT

HTE 6MT

Rs 8.05 Lakh

HTK 6MT

Rs 8.99 Lakh

HTK+ 6MT

Rs 9.49 Lakh

HTX 6MT

Rs 9.99 Lakh

HTX+ 6MT

Rs 11.65 Lakh

GTX+ 6MT

Rs 11.99 Lakh

Diesel 1.5 L CRDi VGT

HTK+ 6AT

Rs 10.39 Lakh