The Kia Sonet is a subcompact crossover SUV manufactured by Kia since 2020. Developed mainly for the Indian market, the Sonet is positioned below the Seltos and is closely related to the similarly-sized sibling Hyundai Venue. It is marketed in emerging markets including India, Indonesia, South Africa, Vietnam, Middle East, and several Latin American countries. In September 1 2022, a new sub-model named X-Line was introduced in India. The new X-Line consist only of cosmetic changes rather than mechanical changes.

Petrol: 998 cc, Inline-3 cylinder, BS6, Hyundai Kappa II, Turbocharged-Gasoline Direct Injection GDi engine, 118 HP power, 172 Nm torque, 18 kmpl average, 45 litre fuel tank, 7-speed Dual-Clutch (DCT) automatic or 6-speed Intelligent clutchless Manual (iMT) Transmission

Petrol: 1197 cc, Inline-4 cylinder, BS6, Hyundai Smartstream G1.2 engine, 81 HP power, 115 Nm torque, 18 kmpl average, 45 litre fuel tank, 5-speed manual transmission

Diesel: 1493 cc, Inline-4 cylinder, BS6, CRDi, Hyundai Smartstream G1.5 engine with Waste Gate Turbocharger (WGT), 98 HP power, 240 Nm torque, 24 kmpl average, 45 litre fuel tank, 6-speed Manual Transmission

Diesel: 1493 cc, Inline-4 cylinder, BS6, CRDi, Hyundai Smartstream G1.5 engine with Variable-geometry turbocharger (VGT), 113 HP power, 250 Nm torque, 19 kmpl average, 45 litre fuel tank, 6-speed Automatic Transmission

7 Variants: HTE, HTK, HTK+, HTX, HTX+, GTX+, X-Line

5 Upholsteries: Black leatherette, Beige leatherette, Beige semi leatherette, Black semi leatherette, Sage Dual Tone leatherette with Orange stitching

5 Wheels: 15 inch Steel, 16 inch Steel, 16 inch Crystal Cut Alloy with Silver Wheel Cap, 16 inch Crystal Cut Alloy with Red Wheel Cap, 16 inch Crystal Cut Black High Gloss Alloy

8 Colours: Silver, Blue, Black, Grey, White, Clear White, Red, Matte Graphite (Dual tone- Black roof)

Price range: Rs. 7.49 lakh – Rs. 13.99 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi)

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