Presently, Sonnet is the only model selling more than 32 per cent of Kia India. The company also said that 26 per cent of customers who buy Sonnets prefer to buy the top model. Sonnet holds 15 per cent share in India’s most popular and rival compact SUV segment under 4 metres.
Kia Sonnet was launched in 2020. This was the second car from the brand after the Seltos. Kia claims that 25 per cent of the Sonnet models sold are models with iMT gearboxes. On the other hand, customers are liking Sonnet’s Glacier White Pearl and Aurora Black Pearl the most. The Kia Sonnet competes with the Tata Nexon, Nissan Magnite and Renault Kyger in its segment.
The Kia Sonnet is available in India at an ex-showroom price of Rs 7.15 Lakh to Rs 13.79 Lakh. Different variants of the Kia Sonnet have been introduced in Techline and GT Line trims. The Techline is available in five variants – HTE, HTK, HTK+, HTS, HTS+. On the other hand, only one variant GTX+ is available in the GT Line. The Kia Sonnet has been launched in Monotone and Dual Tone colours. Dual tone color option is available only in GTX+ and HTX+ variants.
The Kia Sonnet has been given a very stylish and sporty look, it has been given a lot of features and equipment. The Kia Sonnet gets LED headlamps and integrated LED DRLs, fog lamps, signature ‘tiger nose’ grille, 16-inch crystal cut alloy wheels, heartbeat LED tail light, reflector strip, fox diffuser.
The Kia Sonnet has been brought with a total of three engine options which include two petrol and one diesel. Its 1.2-litre petrol engine produces 83 Bhp of power and 113 Nm of torque. At the same time, the 1.0-turbocharged petrol engine provides 120 Bhp of power and 172 Newton meters of torque.
Let us know that recently the Kia sonnet has also been updated. Now the sonnet gets 9 new enhancements. To enhance its safety, the company has equipped it with side airbags and Highline Tire Pressure Monitoring System (Highline TPMS). The new Sonnet will also offer key safety features like Electronic Stability Control, Vehicle Stability Management, Brake Assist, Hill Assist Control as standard on the iMT trims.
In addition, curtain airbags will now be offered on the HTX+ variant as well. Customers of the new Kia Sonnet will get an advanced 10.67 cm (4.2 in) color instrument cluster from the HTX variant itself, so that they can get detailed information about the car and always feel in charge. The semi leatherette seat will now be offered from the HTE variant only. Like the refreshed Seltos, the new Sonnet also gets a D-cut steering wheel and an updated Sonnet logo on the tailgate.