Kia Sonet reaches dealerships ahead of September 2020 launch

Kia’s all-new car, the Sonet is set to arrive in the Indian market next month. This will become Kia’s most affordable car in the market and the brand’s first sub-4m compact SUV ever. There is a lot of anticipation around the Sonet and before the official launch of the car, Kia has started dispatching the vehicles to the dealerships. Here are the first pictures of the Kia Sonet at a dealership.

The Kia Sonet will take on the likes of Hyundai Venue, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Ford EcoSport and more such vehicles. It seems likes Kia has dispatched the display vehicles that can be checked by the customers. Even though Kia has started accepting the bookings for the all-new Sonet and has officially announced that they have had more than 6,000 bookings on the first day, which definitely shows the vehicle’s popularity. Once the price is announced, the deliveries are expected to start too.

The all-new Kia Sonet spotted in these pictures has reached a dealership in Hyderabad. The vehicle will be available in both Tech Line and GT Line trims like the Seltos. The vehicle will come powered by three engine options and four transmission options. There will be a 1.2-litre naturally-aspirated engine that generates a maximum power of 82 Bhp and peak torque of 115 Nm. It will come paired with a five-speed manual transmission.

There will be a more powerful petrol engine too. The higher-end variants will get the 1.0-litre turbocharged engine that generates a maximum power of 118 Bhp and peak torque of 172 Nm. It will be offered with a 6-speed IMT or a 7-speed DCT. No manual transmission option with this engine option.

The diesel variants will draw power from the 1.5-litre diesel engine that generates a maximum power of 99 Bhp and 240 Nm of peak torque. It will come with a 6-speed manual transmission only. There will be a higher-powered version of the same engine available too. It will generate a maximum power of 113 Bhp and a peak torque of 250 Nm. It will come paired to a 6-speed automatic transmission.

The Sonet will come with a long list of features. It will be the first car in the segment to get a 10.25-inch HD touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, live traffic and OTA updates. The car will also offer front ventilated seats, LED mood lights, remote engine start via UVO for automatic and manual variants and many more features including 57 features of voice commands.