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Kia Sonet SUV India Unveil LIVE: Design, Features, Price, Variants and More

The Kia Sonet is the compact SUV offering from Kia Motors India and it has been unveiled during its global premiere in India. | August 07, 2020, 14:27 IST
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The much-awaited SUV from Kia Motors, the Kia Sonet, has been revealed. The Kia Sonet compact SUV was first showcased as a concept at the 2020 Auto Expo in February and ever since, has been one of the most talked-about cars in India. Recently, Kia had also released the teasers of the Sonet and having seen how the production-ready model looks like, it is evident that it follows an aggressive design language and is perhaps one of the best-looking compact SUVs in India, which is set to go on sale in the upcoming festive season.

The Kia Sonet, upon launch, will compete against the likes of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon and the Ford EcoSport. This is the third car that is being launched by Kia Motors in India as it comes after the very successful Seltos SUV and the Carnival MPV.
Aug 07, 2020 14:27 (IST)

Take a closer look at how the Kia Sonet is like in our video: 

Aug 07, 2020 14:22 (IST)
Upcoming Kia Sonet Compact SUV Detailed Image Gallery: Exterior, Interior and More

Kia has unveiled the Sonet compact SUV at its world premiere and here are a few photos of the car in the flesh.

Aug 07, 2020 13:39 (IST)

These are the feature highlights of the Kia Sonet:

-10.25-inch touchscreen with navigation and live traffic

-Air Purifier

-Bose seven-speaker audio system with sub-woofer

-Ventilated driver and front-passenger seats

-LED Sound Mood Lighting

-Remote engine start for automatic and manual transmission via UVO Connect and Smart Key

-Over-the-air (OTA) map updates

-Multi-drive & traction modes and grip control for automatic models

-Wireless smartphone charger with cooling function

Aug 07, 2020 13:24 (IST)

On the safety front, here's what the Kia Sonet promises: 

-Six airbags

-ABS (anti-lock braking system) with EBD (electronic brake force distribution)

·ESC (Electronic Stability Control), HAC (Hill-start Assist Control), VSM (Vehicle Stability Management) and BA (brake assist)

-Front and rear parking sensors 

-Projector fog lamps

-Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

-Auto headlamps

-ISOFIX child-seat anchoring points

Aug 07, 2020 13:23 (IST)
Kia Sonet Compact SUV Unveiled in India, to Rival Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Hyundai Venue

The Sonet comes as Kia's third offering in India after the Seltos and Carnival. The car will be priced between Rs 7 lakh and 12 lakh and will rival popular offerings like the Maruti Suzuki Vitara…

Aug 07, 2020 13:18 (IST)

And here's a detailed look at what you would see when you step inside the Kia Sonet SUV. Notice the large 10.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system, large AC vents for better air circulation and how the infotainment system housing carries on seamlessly to the instrument cluster housing behind the steering wheel.

Aug 07, 2020 13:14 (IST)

The Kia Sonet looks bold even from the back. Notice the connected LED tail lights and the blacked out C-pillar design element which gives the SUV a sporty look.

Aug 07, 2020 13:10 (IST)

Here's the Kia Seltos Compact SUV, expected to be launched in India in the upcoming festive season. 

Aug 07, 2020 13:09 (IST)

Alright, here are the images. 

Aug 07, 2020 13:03 (IST)

We have just got our hands on high-resolution images of the Kia Sonet SUV. Here's how it looks in its high-definition glory.

Aug 07, 2020 12:57 (IST)

Here's a visual representation of how it looks like when both the front and the rear parking sensors are working in tandem, giving you an idea of the space you have all around the Kia Sonet. 

Aug 07, 2020 12:54 (IST)

Adding one more to the feature list - the Kia Sonet will come with parking sensors not only at the back, but at the front too. This will definitely make parking this SUV a lot easier.

Aug 07, 2020 12:54 (IST)

Adding one more to the feature list - the Kia Sonet will come with parking sensors not only at the back, but at the front too. This will definitely make parking this SUV a lot easier.

Aug 07, 2020 12:50 (IST)

Kia Motors India is clearly aiming to have one of the best in-car infotainment system. They have already announced that it will have a 10.2-inch touchscreen, 57 connected car features and now, Kia says that it will also get a 7-speaker Bose sound system. 

Aug 07, 2020 12:46 (IST)

The Kia Sonet will come with a massive 10.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system. 

Aug 07, 2020 12:43 (IST)

57 connected car features to be made available on the Kia Sonet SUV, including features like remote engine start/stop and remote air con controls. 

Aug 07, 2020 12:41 (IST)

And for the auto enthusiasts, the 1.0-litre turbocharged engine will also be one of the engine options on the Kia Sonet. 

Aug 07, 2020 12:40 (IST)

The Kia Sonet will have a long list of gearbox options including a 5-speed manual, 6-speed manual, 6-speed AT, 7-speed DCT and the 6-speed IMT gearbox. Yeap, those are 5 gearbox options. 

Aug 07, 2020 12:37 (IST)

Kia says that the target customer for the Sonet is "young and young at heart".

Aug 07, 2020 12:36 (IST)

Kia Motors is saying that the Kia Sonet that will be made in India will be of a global quality and will be the exact same car that will reach Indian customers and customers across the world. 

Aug 07, 2020 12:35 (IST)

Kia Motors is now speaking about whether the Covid-19 situation has affected their timelines. The company says that they took all the safety precautions and have run multiple pilot runs at their manufacturing plant and assures that the SUV is on track with its timeline. 

Aug 07, 2020 12:31 (IST)

The Kia Sonet will also offer the choice of an IMT gearbox which allows for gearshifts like in a manual-gearbox driven car, which is through a gear lever, without the use of a clutch pedal. 

Aug 07, 2020 12:30 (IST)
Aug 07, 2020 12:29 (IST)

The Kia Sonet will come with features like a Bose sound system and the all important in-car air filter.

Aug 07, 2020 12:25 (IST)

Kia Motors says that the Kia Sonet is a Made-In-India product that will be exported to the world as they aim to make India a global export hub. 

Aug 07, 2020 12:24 (IST)

For those of you wondering, here's how the Kia Sonet looks like from the back. 

Aug 07, 2020 12:22 (IST)

Here's a glimpse of how the interiors of the Kia Sonet looks like. More details to follow soon. 

Aug 07, 2020 12:22 (IST)

And now it's time to take a look at the interiors of the Kia Sonet.

Aug 07, 2020 12:20 (IST)

The Kia Sonet will come with a 4.2-inch digital instrument cluster.

Aug 07, 2020 12:18 (IST)

The Kia Sonet will have a dual-tone paint scheme with the A- and B-pillar being blacked out. However, the C-pillar will carry the colour scheme of the car - all of which give the car a bold look.

Kia Sonet SUV India Unveil LIVE: Design, Features, Price, Variants and More
Kia Sonet SUV unveiled. (Photo: Kia Motors India)


The Kia Sonet will be the second ‘made in India’ car from Kia, following the introduction of the Kia Seltos. The new model is meant to be a global product and India will get the same quality of the Sonet as other countries in the world.

Tune in and check out as we brought you all the updates from the global premiere of the Kia Sonet LIVE.

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