Wondering what’re the amazing features of Kia Sonet? Read this post and unlock the best features offered in Kia Sonet compact SUV.
The highly anticipated mini-SUV, Kia Sonet recently launched in the domestic car market at a jaw-dropping starting price of Rs 6.71 lakh (ex-showroom, pan-India). Though the pricing is introductory, however, it’s enough to create a voluminous stir in the competitive sub-4-metre segment. Right from the word go, Sonet – the third vehicle from Kia Motors India – has been garnering immense attention owing to its top-notch feature-list. So let’s delve deep into some of the most astonishing inventory that Kia Sonet has on offer.BUY KIA CARS AT BEST DEALS IN DELHI NCR
Largest Touchscreen Display
The Sonet’s big 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system can even put segment-above cars to shame. Its integrated navigation system supports UVO connectivity, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, AI Voice Recognition, and others.
Most SUVs in its category come with screens in the range of 7-inch to 8-inch, with Ford EcoSport being the second after Sonet with its 9-inch setup.
Virus Protected Smart Air Purifier
An essential in high-end premium vehicles, a Smart Air Purifier with Virus Protection is a sensible feature in the rising pandemic times. The integrated purifier with digital display is claimed to get rid of harmful bacteria and viruses inside the cabin. It’s placed beneath driver’s armrest.
7-Speaker BOSE Audio System
Also found on the elder sibling Kia Seltos, the 7.1 Channel BOSE surround sound system with seven speakers is one of the talking points of the new Sonet SUV. Moreover, the subwoofer enhances the overall audio experience inside the cabin.
LED Ambient Mood Lighting Sound
The marvellous feel of the 7-speaker Bose sound system is further bettered with the LED sound mood lighting. The rhythmic light strips under the door handle sync with the flow of the music played inside the car and glow in different colours.
Wireless Smartphone Charger With Cooling
Although a feature that’s fast becoming a mandate these days in the cars rather than an add-on feature. However, this feature is added with a cooling functionality, which ensures the phone to stay cool even under the scorching summer heat. This also pave way for a longer battery life of the phone.
UVO Connect and Smart Key Remote Engine Start
Commonly, remote start with connected car tech allows you to start the car and switch on the air conditioning before the travel. However, through Kia Sonet’s UVO Connect app you can also enjoy a lot many other convenience functions to make your journey more exciting and comfortable.
Multi-Traction Driving Modes
This feature is already made available in several above-segment SUVs in the country. With Kia Motors resolute to bring most high-end features in its sub-compact SUV, multi-traction modes get three rugged modes in the form of snow, mud and sand. This will have nearly no impact on the performance of the Sonet when it’s put to test under such harsh conditions.
Diesel With AT Choice
The frugal 1.5L CRDi diesel powertrain that functions on the ‘badass’ Seltos SUV features in Sonet too, which speaks for its capabilities and performance. If this wasn’t enough it also dons a 6-speed torque converter, which distinguishes Sonet from arch-rival and cousin Hyundai Venue. The engine develops a good 115PS and 250Nm of power and torque respectively.
If you want to opt for a diesel automatic driven SUV, it has to be Sonet as none of the sub-compact SUV in the category offers the diesel powertrain and a proper AT combo. Others are limited to the AMT offering at the most.
Plethora of Transmission Choices
There are three engines on offer and to run them you get as many as five transmission options, courtesy Kia’s latest iMT technology in its vehicles. In addition to the 6-speed iMT gearbox, Sonet’s 1.2L petrol powertrain is mated with a 5-speed manual transmission. While the 1.0L turbo-petrol and 1.5L diesel powertrain receive a 6-speed manual, a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic and the 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission for the diesel engine.