Here’re the most amazing features of Kia Sonet that make it distinct from its rivals.
Riding high on the hype Kia Motors’ sub-compact SUV, the Sonet is all geared for a September 18, 2020 launch in the country. Gaining traction for all right reasons, Kia Sonet ticks all the right boxes concerning looks, features, cabin convenience, and vast drivetrain options. To stand-out of the crowd, it sports many segment-first elements with some coming from a segment above SUVs – making it an attractive package to buy. Read on to know those exquisite features.
Air Purifier System
Most of the high-end sedans and SUVs in the market have been getting this premium feature lately. And now as a segment-first Sonet adorns it. The smart pure air system is integrated into the air conditioner along with a perfume diffuser that controlled via the infotainment system.
The large 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system sits amid the instrument cluster panel. The sub-4-metre SUV receives display layout similar to the one found in big brother Seltos’ cabin. It comes with Kia’s innovative UVO Connect system. The Sonet becomes the first to introduce this dash layout and screen size in its category.
7-Speaker BOSE Sound System & Mood Lighting
Yes, the sound system inside the cabin will surely turn thunderous with the 7-speaker BOSE audio system. Besides, there is LED Sound Mood lighting as well in the cabin. These ambient lights change colour as per the rhythm of the music in the playlist.
6-Speed Automatic Gearbox Diesel Engine
A first in the segment, Kia Sonet will be equipped with a 1.5L diesel engine that has the choice of a 6-speed AT (torque convertor). Its 6-speed manual gearbox version offers 100PS of power, while in automatic version it gets power output of a good 115PS. Although Sonet rivals do offer an automatic variant with their diesel engine but in the form of AMT – which will not be as smooth as the Sonet’s offering. This feature is offered in Kia Seltos and Hyundai Creta SUVs.
GT Line Trim
Kia India will introduce Sonet in two variations – Tech Line and GT Line. The Tech Line will consist of regular trims, while the GT Line trims will seize sportier appeal in the exteriors and interiors. As per the sources, GT Line variants will be accessible in a solo top-spec variants of the 1.0L turbo-petrol and 1.5L diesel engines. Moreover, the 1.2L petrol engine will be dedicated to the Tech Line trim.