Kia Sonet is currently one of the most popular sub-4 meter compact SUV in the segment. Kia launched their second made in India product Sonet in the market last year and it became popular among buyers in a short span of time. It is known for its bold looks and features. Kia Sonet competes with cars like Maruti Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300, Ford EcoSport, Nissan Magnite and recently launched Renault Kiger. There is a decent waiting period on this SUV depending upon the variant you choose. We have seen several examples of modified Kia Sonet SUVs across country and here we have a Sonet which gets matte finished paint protection film or better known as PPF.
The video has been uploaded by The Detailing Mafia on their YouTube channel. In this video, a new Kia grey coloured Kia Sonet is given a matte finished PPF treatment. After the cat arrived at the workshop, they completely clean the vehicle, polish it and remove all the dust from all the corners and hard to reach places. Polishing and compounding is also done and the car is thoroughly washed before starting the process.
The professionals at Detailing Mafia then start sticking the matte finish film all over the car. They place the film on the body panels and start removing all the air that got trapped between the panels and the film. They use water to guide through the film to remove air and stick the film without damaging it and then once it was fixed in place, they trim the excess material.
The process in seen in the video. This way, Kia Sonet was fully covered in matte PPF. The work done on this Kia Sonet is looking so neat that it is giving an impression that the owner had actually gone for a matte grey paint job. We have seen several videos of similar nature on the internet but, this one in particular is definitely a unique touch.
Video mentions that the Sonet received a full body PPF wrap with self healing properties. They do not mention the brand that is being used on this Sonet. Paint Protection Films are actually a very efficient way to protect the car. PPF is a transparent film with self-healing properties that is applied to the car bodywork to protect it from scratches and small dents.
PPFs are available in both gloss and matte finish and that helps protect the original paint on the car and retains the new look of the car. It also makes cleaning the car easier. These films once applied are actually durable. The matte finish PPF actually looks pretty good especially on the grey shade of Kia Sonet.
Kia Sonet is available with three engine options. There is a 1.2 litre naturally aspirated petrol engine that comes with manual gearbox. The 1.5 litre turbo diesel engine is available with a manual and automatic gearbox options. The most powerful engine is the 1.0 litre, three cylinder turbo petrol unit that is available with DCT and iMT gearbox option.