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2021 Kia Sonet Gets New Features And Revised Variant Lineup

Kia India has launched the updated Sonet at a starting price of Rs 6.79 lakh (ex-showroom). Similar to the 2021 Seltos, the Sonet also gets new features, and a variant rejig. Let's take a look at the revised variant list with their prices: – 

kia sonet on road price

 

1.2-petrol manual

1.2-petrol iMT

1.0-turbo petrol DCT

1.5-diesel manual

1.5-diesel automatic

HTE

Rs 6.79 lakh

Rs 8.35 lakh

HTK

Rs 7.79 lakh

Rs 9.29 lakh

HTK+

Rs 8.65 lakh

Rs 9.79 lakh

Rs 9.89 lakh

HTX

Rs 10.29 lakh

Rs 10.99 lakh (NEW)

Rs 10.49 lakh

Rs 11.29 lakh (NEW)

HTX+

Rs 11.75 lakh

Rs 11.99 lakh

GTX+

Rs 12.19 lakh

Rs 12.99 lakh

Rs 12.45 lakh

Rs 13.25 lakh

*All prices, ex-showroom India.

As the above table indicates, the brand has introduced new HTX automatic and DCT variants for the replacement of discontinued HTK+ petrol-DCT and diesel-automatic variants. Besides, the prices of all the other variants have also been increased by up to Rs 30,000 except for the base-spec HTE 1.2-litre petrol trim. For this price premium, the brand has introduced some new features for the selected variants. Here are the details: – 

  • The new Kia logo will be seen on the updated Sonet. 
  • Safety features like electronic stability program (ESP), hill hold assists, brake assist, and vehicle stability control (VSC) will now come standard from HTX trim onwards. 
  • The brand has also made sunroof-equipped trim more accessible for customers by providing this feature in the HTK+ Petrol-iMT variant. Besides, its turbocharged petrol and diesel models have also received features like a smart key with a remote engine start function and push engine start/stop button. Earlier, these features were available from the HTX variant onwards.

kia sonet interior

  • The HTK+ 1.2-litre naturally aspirated (NA) petrol model has also got a keyless entry feature. 
  • The HTX variant will now come with 16-inch crystal-cut alloy wheels. Other updates for this trim include sunshades, and multiple driving & traction modes (only with HTX turbo-DCT & HTX diesel AT). 
  • Like the Seltos, Kia has also introduced paddle shifters (only for HTX and GTX+ DCT/automatic variants) and updated UVO connected technology that gets a host of new voice commands. 
  • The mid-spec HTK+ and HTX variants also get the wireless projection of apple carplay and android auto. 

kia sonet htk+

There are no mechanical changes have been made to the Sonet. It continues to be available with the same powertrain options: – 

 

1.2-litre petrol

1.0-litre turbo-petrol

1.5-litre diesel

Max Power

83PS

120PS

100PS (MT) / 115PS (AT)

Max Torque

113Nm

172Nm

240Nm (MT) / 250Nm (AT)

Transmission options

5-speed manual

6-speed iMT/7-speed DCT

6-speed MT/ 6-speed AT

 

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