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Kia Sonet Launched In India At Rs 6.71 Lakhs

The deliveries of the Kia Sonet will begin today and bookings will remain open.

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Kia Sonet

Kia Motors India has finally launched Kia Sonet in India at an introductory price of INR 6,71,000 (ex-showroom, pan-India). In total, the Sonet is being offered across 17 variants, including two petrol engines, two diesel engines (WGT & VGT configurations), five transmissions and two trim levels – Tech Line and GT-Line.

Two petrol engines – a versatile Smartstream 1.2-litre four-cylinder and a powerful 1.0 T-GDi (turbocharged petrol direct injection) – are offered along with two efficient 1.5-litre CRDi diesel engine (WGT & VGT configurations). The Sonet comes with five transmission options; this includes five- and six-speed manuals, an intuitive seven-speed DCT, six-speed automatic, and Kia’s new six-speed Smartstream intelligent manual transmission (iMT). The latter is a technological breakthrough from Kia, offering fatigue-free driving thanks to the absence of a clutch pedal, yet the same driver control as a conventional manual transmission. For the first time in this segment, the 1.5 CRDi diesel motor is also available with a six-speed automatic transmission.

The Kia Sonet is being offered in a dual trim concept of Tech Line and the first-in-segment GT-Line with multiple powertrain options to suit virtually all requirements in this segment. The GT-Line specification is for customers who want to give their Sonet a dash of sportiness and racy appeal, inside-out.

The Kia Sonet comes with an attractive choice of eight exquisite colours and three dual tone options that brings its powerful design language to life. The interiors of the Kia Sonet is designed to offer comfort and luxury at the same time, with a well laid-out, easy-to-use connected infotainment and cluster interface along with high-quality materials all around. Despite compact exterior dimensions, the interior of the Sonet offers ample, ergonomic space for all the passengers.

In addition to this, the Sonet comes loaded with the largest 10.25-inch (26.03 cm) HD touchscreen with navigation and live traffic information, Smart Pure Air Purifier with virus and bacteria protection, BOSE Premium seven-speaker sound system with sub-woofer, Front Ventilated driver and passenger seats 4.2-inch (10.7 cm) colour instrument cluster and LED Sound Mood Lights.

Moreover, features like, Remote engine start via UVO Connect and Smart Key (Automatic and Manual transmission) Over-the-air (OTA) map updates, Multi-drive & traction modes for automatic models and Wireless smartphone charger with cooling function also provided with the new Kia Sonet.

Commenting on the occasion, Kookhyun Shim, MD and CEO at Kia Motors India said “Given the enthusiastic reception it has already received, we are extremely excited about introducing Kia’s latest made-in-India car for the world, the Sonet, in India. The aggressive pricing has been arrived at to bring delight and offer incredible value to the young and the young-at-heart customer of the Sonet. As our endeavor has been to ensure there is a Sonet for virtually all customers in this category, it is being offered with the widest choice in this segment. With its class-leading features, emotional design, exceptional quality and latest technology, the Sonet once again brings alive Kia’s commitment of ‘The Power to Surprise.’ We are sure it will revolutionize the compact SUV segment in the country.” 

Kia Sonet Price (in INR)



All India

Price (Ex Showroom Prices in Lacs)

Smartstream Petrol 1.2L


INR 6,71,000


INR 7,59,000


INR 8,45,000

Petrol 1.0 T-GDI

HTK+  Smartstream 6iMT

INR 9,49,000

HTK+  Smartstream 7DCT

INR 10,49,000

HTX    Smartstream 6iMT

INR 9,99,000

HTX+  Smartstream 6iMT

INR 11,65,000

GTX+  Smartstream 6iMT

INR 11,99,000

Diesel1.5L CRDi WGT


INR 8,05,000


INR 8,99,000


INR 9,49,000


INR 9,99,000


INR 11,65,000


INR 11,99,000

Diesel1.5L CRDi VGT


INR 10,39,000

The deliveries of the Kia Sonet will begin today, and bookings will remain open and the interested customers can purchase the vehicle at any one of the company’s 265 customer touchpoints across 160 cities or can even purchase the car online by visiting the company's official website.

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