Kia Sonet GTX+ automatics priced at Rs 12.89 lakh

    The Kia Sonet GTX+ petrol and diesel versions are both priced at Rs 12.89 lakh.

    Published On Sep 24, 2020 01:20:00 PM


    Kia Sonet

    The Kia Sonet launch in India happened just last week. However, the carmaker didn’t announce the prices of the top-spec petrol or diesel automatic variants. Kia has now revealed the Sonet GTX+ petrol and diesel automatic are both priced at Rs 12.89 lakh (ex-showroom, India).

    • Kia Sonet petrol variants prices range from Rs 6.71 – 12.89lakh.
    • Diesel powered Sonet’s prices range from Rs 8.05 – 12.89 lakh.

    Kia Sonet price range

    Kia Sonet prices (ex-showroom, India)
    1.2P MT1.0P iMT1.0P DCT1.5D MT1.5D AT
    HTERs 6.71 lakh--Rs 8.05 lakh-
    HTKRs 7.59 lakh--Rs 8.99 lakh-
    HTK+Rs 8.45 lakhRs 9.49 lakhRs 10.49 lakhRs 9.49 lakhRs 10.39 lakh
    HTX-Rs 9.99 lakh-Rs 9.99 lakh-
    HTX+-Rs 11.65 lakh-Rs 11.65 lakh-
    GTX+-Rs 11.99 lakhRs 12.89 lakh (NEW)Rs 11.99 lakhRs 12.89 lakh (NEW)

    With the addition of the top-spec automatic variants, prices of the 1.0-litre turbo-petrol powered Sonet now range from Rs 9.49-12.89 lakh. While the price range for the 1.5-litre diesel engine-equipped Sonet is now Rs 8.05-12.89 lakh. The 1.2-litre petrol’s pricing remains unchanged (Rs 6.71-8.45 lakh) as no automatic variant has been added.

    We can see from the table above, that both the petrol and diesel Sonet GTX+ automatics are Rs 90,000 more expensive than their manual transmission counterparts. Additionally, compared to the mid-spec HTK+ automatic trim- level, the top-spec petrol is Rs 2.40 lakh more expensive, while the diesel is Rs 2.50 lakh more.

    This also makes the top-spec Kia Sonet diesel auto a bit more expensive than rivals, while the top-spec petrol auto is quite a lot more expensive than rivals. You can see how the Sonet’s prices compare to its rivals here.

    Kia Sonet Engines

    The petrol engines on offer are an 83hp, 1.2-litre naturally aspirated unit and a 120hp, 1.0-litre, turbo-petrol unit. The 1.2-litre engine only comes with a 5-speed manual gearbox while the 1.0-litre can be had with either a 6- speed iMT gearbox (a clutch-less manual) or a 7-speed DCT automatic.

    The diesel engine on offer is a 1.5-litre, turbocharged unit that produces 100hp and 240Nm when paired to the 6-speed manual gearbox and 115hp and 250Nm when fitted with the 6-speed torque-converter automatic.

    Kia Sonet rivals

    The Kia Sonet currently rivals the likes of the Hyundai VenueToyota Urban Cruiser, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300Ford EcoSport and Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza.

    The compact-SUV segment will only get more competitive, as new models enter the segment, like the Nissan Magnite and Renault Kiger which are expected to launch by next year.

    Also see:

    Kia Sonet price, variants explained

    Kia Sonet review, test drive

    Kia Sonet video review 

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