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In pics | Kia Sonet world premiere: All you need to know

With bold new styling, the Kia Sonet is said to be inspired by the tiger and the baby elephant, hence the muscular stance.

August 07, 2020 / 01:53 PM IST
First showcased at the 2020 Auto Expo, the Kia Sonet is the second car to be premiered first in India. And just like the Seltos, the Sonet is also ‘Made in India’ for the rest of the world. (Image Source: Kia)
First showcased at the 2020 Auto Expo, the Kia Sonet is the second car to be premiered first in India. And just like the Seltos, the Sonet is also ‘Made in India’ for the rest of the world. (Image Source: Kia)
With bold new styling, the Kia Sonet is said to be inspired by the tiger and the baby elephant, hence the muscular stance. The signature tiger-nose grille gets a tusk-like feature at the bottom while the LED DRLs are inspired by a tiger’s eyebrows. (Image Source: Kia)
With bold new styling, the Kia Sonet is said to be inspired by the tiger and the baby elephant, hence the muscular stance. The signature tiger-nose grille gets a tusk-like feature at the bottom while the LED DRLs are inspired by a tiger’s eyebrows. (Image Source: Kia)
The Sonet gets three engine options to choose from – a 1.2-litre petrol, 1-litre turbo-petrol and a 1.5-litre diesel. There is a bigger choice in transmission options however. These options include a 5-speed manual, 6-speed manual, 6-speed automatic and a 7-speed DCT. There is also a 6-speed intelligent manual transmission (iMT) available. And for the first time in the segment, the diesel engine will be offered with the option of a 6-speed automatic gearbox. (Image Source: Kia)
The Sonet gets three engine options to choose from – a 1.2-litre petrol, 1-litre turbo-petrol and a 1.5-litre diesel. There is a bigger choice in transmission options however. These options include a 5-speed manual, 6-speed manual, 6-speed automatic and a 7-speed DCT. There is also a 6-speed intelligent manual transmission (iMT) available. And for the first time in the segment, the diesel engine will be offered with the option of a 6-speed automatic gearbox. (Image Source: Kia)
The Sonet also gets a boatload of features including a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment, a large digital instrument cluster, ventilated seats, 7-speaker Bose sound system, electric sun roof and remote engine start. The car will also get UVO Connect, the company’s connected car tech with smartwatch pairing. (Image Source: Kia)
The Sonet also gets a boatload of features including a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment, a large digital instrument cluster, ventilated seats, 7-speaker Bose sound system, electric sun roof and remote engine start. The car will also get UVO Connect, the company’s connected car tech with smartwatch pairing. (Image Source: Kia)
Kia has not announced any prices as of now, but expect a range between Rs 7 lakh and Rs 10 lakh. The Sonet is ‘Made in India’ and will be exported to other markets around the world. Launch of the new Kia Sonet is expected to be towards late August or early September. (Image Source: Kia)
Kia has not announced any prices as of now, but expect a range between Rs 7 lakh and Rs 10 lakh. The Sonet is ‘Made in India’ and will be exported to other markets around the world. Launch of the new Kia Sonet is expected to be towards late August or early September. (Image Source: Kia)
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first published: Aug 7, 2020 01:53 pm

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