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 MT||1.0P iMT||1.0P DCT||1.5D MT||1.5D AT|
|HTE||Rs 6.71 lakh||-||-||Rs 8.05 lakh||-|
|HTK||Rs 7.59 lakh||-||-||Rs 8.99 lakh||-|
|HTK+||Rs 8.45 lakh||Rs 9.49 lakh||Rs 10.49 lakh||Rs 9.49 lakh||Rs 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 lakh||Rs 12.89 lakh (NEW)||Rs 11.99 lakh||Rs 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 Venue, Toyota Urban Cruiser, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300, Ford 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.
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