After the great feedback of Kia Seltos, the South-Korean automotive manufacturer decided to drive into the compact SUV segment with the same zeal to steal the show again. After the huge success of Seltos, Sister company Hyundai launched its all-new Creta to slow down the sales of Seltos and now Kia is set to launch its compact Suv Sonet to eat the sales of Hyundai venue which is also the trending product of Hyundai currently.
Kia Sonet Detailed walkaround
As per the top GT line variant, walking towards the front you will find Kia signature Tiger Nose grille with knurled chrome garnish finished at the lower edge of the grill with red 3D insert only for GT line. The headlamps are sleek with signature heartbeat DRLs inside. The large intake grill is at the bottom and between the foglight garnished with silver-finished makes it more appealing and aggressive.
At the rear, the LED tail-lamps come with a heartbeat style and are connected with reflector strip which comes out to be a continuous single-element look of tail-lamps quiet similar to Hyundai Aura. At the bottom, the bumper has a silver Finish-Faux skid plate and faux twin exhaust trims. While the Sonet is based on the Venue platform but it borrows nothing virtually like exterior or interior, nothing is similar except the platform.
Interior and Features
From Inside, the Dashboard is busy with the ocean of features knob and button, front Ac vent installed below the touchscreen with Seltos like feature to light up the interior as per your mood. The quality of plastic and the material is very premium. Some of the speechless features Sonet is loaded with –
- First in class 10.25-inch touchscreen with a plethora of features like-navigation, Kia’s Uvo connectivity suite, and controls of the sound mood light along with 7-speaker bose sound system.
- Ventilated seat in front.
- AN Air purifier with Virus protection.
- Auto climate control, Sunroof, wireless charging pad, a tyre pressure monitor, front and rear parking sensors
- 6-airbags, EBD, ESC, Hill assist, Vehicle stability management and brake assist.
The engine options will be the same as the venue along with all the transmission offer. A detailed review will drop on its launch.
The Kia is cooking something that could lead to the huge success and as per the wide range of offering of powertrain and the features, who could have predicted a few years ago that at this 10-15 lakh price range you would get connected cars and cooling seats.