The Sonet has proven to be a success for Kia Motors. Despite competing in the most competitive compact-SUV segment, it has been able to clock a good amount of monthly sales. The Sonet is already one of the best looking compact-SUV available in the Indian market. Here, is a Sonet that has been wrapped in Avery Dennison gloss Orange. The compact SUV does look quite good and will definitely turn some heads on the road.
The wrap has been done by Wrapaholix and the pictures have been uploaded on their Instagram page. The whole vehicle has been wrapped in a nice shade of glossy Orange that provides a unique shine to the vehicle. Wrapaholix has also painted the front grille in gloss black which gives the Sonet a more aggressive stance.
Wraps are one of the easiest modifications that one can opt to do. You can change the colour of your car or can do multiple shades or anything you like. The wrap makes the car look attractive while protecting the original paint of your car. This is because the wrap is just stuck on the body panels of your vehicle. If the wrap gets damaged, you can easily peel it off and your seller could redo it. However, the cost of wrap varies from just Rs. 30,000 to Rs. 20 lakhs. The cost of the wrap depends on the quality that you opt for.
The Sonet is offered in three engine options. There are a 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine, 1.0-litre turbocharged, direct-injection petrol and a 1.5-litre diesel engine. These are the same engine options that are offered on the Hyundai Venue because Sonet is based on the Venue. These engines are also shared among other Hyundai and Kia products.
The 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine produces 83 PS of max power and a peak torque output of 113 Nm. It is offered only with a 5-speed manual gearbox. The 1.0-litre turbo petrol produces 120 PS of max power and 172 Nm of peak torque. It is offered with a 6-speed iMT or intelligent manual transmission that is essentially a clutch-less manual gearbox. There is also a 7-speed DCT offered with turbo petrol. Then there is the 1.5-litre diesel engine that produces 1oo PS of max power and a peak torque output of 240 Nm. It is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox. There is also 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission available with this engine that bumps up the power output to 115 PS of max power and a peak torque output of 250 Nm.
Being a Kia, there are a lot of features on offer. There is a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and UVO connected car technology, air purifier, wireless charger, electric sunroof, LED headlamps with LED Daytime Running Lamps, LED tail lamps, automatic climate control, up to 6 airbags, push-button to start/stop, ventilated front seats, projector fog lamps, BOSE sound speaker system and a lot more.
Kia Sonet starts from Rs. 6.79 lakhs ex-showroom and goes all the way up to Rs. 13.19 lakhs ex-showroom. It competes against the Hyundai Venue, Ford Ecosport, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Mahindra XUV300, Tata Nexon, Toyota Urban Cruiser, Renault Kiger and the Nissan Magnite.