Kia Sonet: Base HTE variant modified to GT Line version

Kia Sonet is currently one of the most popular sub-4 meter compact SUV in the segment. It competes with cars like Maruti Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300 and Ford EcoSport in the segment. The SUV was launched in the market last year and it quickly became popular among buyers for its looks and features. Several modified versions of Kia Sonet are already seen on the internet and we have featured some of them on our website. Here we have a video where a base HTE variant of Kia Sonet has been neatly modified into a top-end GT Line version.

the video has been uploaded by VIG AUTO ACCESSORIES on their YouTube channel. In this video, vlogger talks about all the modifications that have been made to the SUV to convert it into a top-end GT Line version. Starting with the front, the original base variant grille has been replaced for GT Line grille. The headlights will also be replaced with top-end LED units.

Bumper on the GT Line version of Sonet is different from Tech Line, so the it was replaced for a GT Line unit. It now comes with projector fog laps and gloss black cover and red accents. Side profile of the car reveals the GT Line dual tone alloy wheels with red garnish in the center. Roof rails and shark fin antennas have also been installed on this Sonet.

Kia Sonet: Base HTE variant modified to GT Line version

At the rear, the halogen tail lamps have been replaced with all-LED units that are seen in top-end variants. Other than this the windows gets high infrared and heat rejection clear films. On the inside, Kia Sonet gets white leather interiors. All four doors gets leather padding and the seats gets ultra soft seat covers. Kia Sonet will also multi function steering wheel with cruise control which is not available with base variants.

An aftermarket touchscreen infotainment system that also shows feed from reverse parking camera is also installed. It supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. LED lights in foot well area have been installed and floor mats have been installed too. Sunglass holders will also be installed on this car. Other than this, no other modifications are done on this car. The work done looks pretty neat and it does not look like a base variant anymore.

Kia Sonet is available with several features like ventilated seats, UVO connected car features, remote start, electric sunroof and many more. Kia updated their logo earlier this year and the one seen here in the video is the 2021 version only. Kia offers three engine option with Sonet SUV. There are two petrol and one diesel engine on offer. There is a 1.2 litre naturally aspirated petrol engine that comes with manual gearbox option. The next engine option is the 1.5 litre diesel engine that comes with a manual and automatic gearbox option.

The next and the most powerful engine that is available with Kia Sonet. It is a 1.0 litre, three cylinder, turbocharged petrol engine that generates 120 Ps and 172 Nm of peak torque. This engine is available with a 7-speed DCT and iMT gearbox option.