Hello, friends welcome back to our blog reads me. Today we are going to tell you about the new car in KIA Sonet.
Then let us have a look at how it is leading the segment with plenty of segment-first features and engine options finally long-awaited KIA Sonet is Officially unveiled for the public.
The first time it was showcased at Auto expo 2020, where it won the best show car award, there are various segment-first features offered in it which makes it the perfect choice in the segment also competition seems standing nowhere, Competition In Market.
KIA Sonet competes with
Maruti Vitara breeze,
Ford Eco Sport,
Toyota urban cruiser,
And TATA NexonIn terms of design both Venue.
Sonet is manufactured on the same platform having different designs, Kia Sonet appears boxy whereas Venue appears car-like, KIA Sonet is Introduced with IMT(Intelligent Manual Transmission) option if we check competition than except Hyundai Venue none of the sub 4 meter SUV is coming to with this option, KIA Sonet
Features look and features wise it appears leading the segment KIA Sonet is offered with
LED tail lamps,
Front and rear parking sensors,
UVO (Your Voice)
The connected car which offers 57 connectivity features,
A fully digital instrument cluster with a 4.4-inch multi-information display,
Segment first10.25 inch infotainment system which supports android auto and apple car play, Sound mood lamp,
Automatic AC, rear AC vents,
Wireless charging pads,
TPMS (Tyre pressure monitoring system),
And alloy pedals are some features which make it stand apart from the competition, Other segment-first features include multi driving modes, 07 Bose premium speakers and sound system, Smart ventilation with virus protection, and ventilated front seats. KIA,.
Sonet features vs competition:-
Hyundai venue falls short of features if compare with KIA
For example – Hyundai Venue only has a semi-digital instrument panel,
Eight-inch infotainment system with Blue Link connectivity,
Arkamys sound the system,
Automatic, wireless phone charger,
Driver rearview monitor,
Rear AC vents,
Rear parking sensors.
Sonet is coming with
A large touch screen,
The fully digital instrument panel
Ventilated front seats,
BOSE sounds the system,
Tire pressure monitoring system,
And multiple driving and traction modes.
Sonet Dimensions If we compare with the Nearest competition Hyundai venue then – unlike Hyundai venue.
Sonet is coming with an automatic option in the diesel variant, in terms of dimension KIA, which is yet to confirm. Set size but considering it’s based on the venue platform for reference
Hyundai Venueis 3,995 mm long,
1,770 mm wide and
1,590 mm height
Boot space of 350 liters,
We are expecting almost similar boot space and cabin space in KIA
Sonet Engines vs Competition
We compare with the nearest competition Hyundai venue, then we find Both Sonet and Hyundai venue are powered with 1.2 liters naturally aspirated petrol engine and 1.0-liter turbo petrol engine, The 1.2-liter unit generates 82 bhp, 115 Nm of peak torque, and will be available with a five-speed manual gearbox.
The turbocharged petrol engine puts out 119 bhp, 172 Nm, and will be offered with a choice between a six-speed manual gearbox, IMT transmission, and a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox.
KIA Sonet price shall be revealed in the next 1-2 weeks, however, are expecting it to be a little more expensive than Hyundai venue due to multiple segment-first and additional features still it shall be kept competitive to attract a larger number of buyers, currently, Hyundai Venue’s price in India starts from ₹6.7 lakh and goes all the way to ₹11.5 lakh.
All prices are ex-showroom, India.
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