Most Amazing Features of Kia Sonet You Can’t Ignore

Is Kia Sonet one of your buying preferences? Read this post to unlock the best features offered in Kia Sonet compact SUV.

Kia Sonet Prices in India

Kia Sonet’s incredible feat attained in a very short tenure is attributed to its mind-blowing feature list. Read on to know the hand-picked features of the Korean compact SUV.

In a very short period, the Kia Sonet has managed to gain amazing popularity in the highly competitive sub 4-metre segment. Launched at a killer price label of Rs 6.71 lakh (ex-showroom, pan-India), the Korean SUV carries the underpinnings of cousin sibling Hyundai Venue.

The Sonet has been recording an upsurge in terms of month-on-month sales and finds itself in the top three best-selling SUVs in the country. Distinct appearance, powerful drivetrain line-up and numerous stand-out features played a significant role in making the Sonet an overnight success for Kia Motors India.

So let’s get into the details of the exciting features Kia Sonet offers with many being segment-first.


Largest Touchscreen Display

Kia Sonet Interior

The 10.25-inch wide touchscreen infotainment system of Kia Sonet catches the eye at a very first glance inside the cabin. A segment-first, it’s the biggest touchscreen that also supports UVO connectivity, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, integrated navigation, AI Voice Recognition, and many more.

With its Seltos borrowed large display, the Sonet dethrones Ford Ecosport for being the compact SUV with the biggest (9-inch) touchscreen setup. The 10.25-inch unit is offered with the HTX+ and GTX+ trims of the Sonet.

Virus Protected Smart Air Purifier

Kia Sonet Best Features Air Purifier Car Jasoos

Another segment-first in the Sonet is the PM2.5 air purifier. Largely seen in premium cars, the smart air purifier was first introduced in elder Seltos sibling by Kia in India. The ‘smart’ element of the purifier is that besides killing the harmful bacteria inside it also stops the viruses from coming into the cabin. The virus protected smart air purifier is located under the driver’s armrest at the front.

7-Speaker BOSE Audio System 

Kia Sonet Bost Premium Sound System

Since Kia Sonet’s launch, the coveted 7.1 Channel BOSE surround sound system with seven speakers has been grabbing the headlines. The music streaming is further improved by the sub-woofer.

LED Ambient Mood Lighting Sound

Kia Sonet Interior Design

If the brilliance of the premium 7-speaker Bose sound system is not enough, there is the LED sound mood lighting, which takes the tempo to another level. The rhythmic light strips placed near the door handle change their colour dynamically as per the music beat flow.

Wireless Smartphone Charger With Cooling 

Kia Sonet Wireless Smartphone Charger

This is a feature that is becoming a norm nowadays in premium cars. The wireless charger comes with an added element of cooling functionality. Under high summer temperatures, this function allows the smartphone to stay cool, due to which the battery life improves.

UVO Connect and Smart Key Remote Engine Start 

Kia Sonet Smart Key Engine Start

Korean carmaker’s UVO suite of connected car tech now boasts 57 features. The long list of in-car voice commands comprises of remote engine start, switching on of air conditioner, voice-activated window up/down function and others. Likewise, to manage the climate and air purifier there is smartwatch integration provided with the UVO system.

Multi-Traction Driving Modes

Kia Sonet Drive Modes

The Kia Sonet continues to borrow features from the segment above cars, and the availability of various drive modes and traction modes is a live instance of the same. The three drive modes namely Eco, Normal and Sport allow you to drive the Sonet on your terms depending upon the road/traffic conditions. Moreover, the three rugged multi traction modes consist of mud, snow/wet and sand.  This ensures stable performance under challenging and uneven conditions.

Diesel With AT Choice

Kia Sonet Diesel Engine Automatic Transmission

Taking a bold decision, Kia has equipped the Sonet SUV with Seltos’ engine, which makes it performance pumped. The efficient and refined 1.5L CRDi diesel engine is renowned for its capabilities and is mated to a 6-speed torque converter. The 1.5L engine gives out a handsome 115PS of power and 250Nm of torque. Remember, Sonet is the first SUV to offer this unique combo of diesel + AT in the compact SUV segment, as more and more vehicles offer AMT.

Plethora of Transmission Choices

Kia Sonet Interior Features

The Sonet is one of the few cars to offer extensive engine and gearbox combination choices. The Sonet portfolio offers three engines and five gearbox options, all thanks to the latest iMT technology in its vehicles. Besides the 6-speed iMT gearbox, the 1.2L Sonet petrol engine is coupled to a 5-speed MT. On the other hand, the 1.0L turbo-petrol and 1.5L diesel engine come with a 6-speed MT, a 7-speed dual-clutch AT and the 6-speed torque converter AT for the diesel engine.

Hope you liked the amazing features we picked for you from its extensive inventory list. If you keen to buy the Kia Sonet SUV you can book your Kia Sonet at very attractive prices on, visit now!

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