Kia Sonet Variants & Features Explained
Ahead of the compact SUV's launch, we bring you a comprehensive list of the features offered on the car.
The launch of the Kia Sonet is scheduled for next month, but the variants and features offered on the car have been leaked already. There are interesting details such as the diesel engine coming in two states of tune depending upon the gearbox options, with the automatic variants coming in higher 115 HP tune.
Kia has put in a lot of thought into the product to make it feature-rich, because it is pitched towards tech-savvy buyers. Let us get into the details about this compact SUV’s variants and features, shall we?
Base variant of the compact SUV is called the HTE and this variant will get a 1.2-litre petrol with a 5-speed MT and a 1.5-litre diesel with 6-speed MT. The diesel engine will be offered in the lower 100 HP tune. Below are the features offered on the HTE variant –
Next up is the HTK variant of the compact SUV that builds upon the base HTE variant. Engine options remain the same, with the same lower state of tune on the diesel variant. The features offered in this variant are –
Over and above the features offered on the HTK variant, the HTK+ gets more features. Engine options on this variant are – 1.2-litre petrol with 5-speed MT, 1.0-litre turbo petrol with iMT or 7-speed DCT and a 1.5-litre diesel (100 HP tune) with 6-speed MT or (115 HP tune) 6-speed AT. This variant has the following features –
Several exterior and interior upgrades have done to the HTX variant. Engine options include the 1.0-litre turbo petrol with iMT and the 1.5-litre diesel (100 HP) with 6-speed MT. The additional features it gets over the previous variant are listed below –
Building upon the HTX variant, the HTX plus has the same engine and gearbox options and the features offered are –
Top-of-the-line GTX+ features are aplenty and the engine options are – 1.0-litre turbo petrol with iMT or DCT and a 1.5-litre diesel with 6-speed MT or 6-speed AT. Below are the additional features offered in the top variant –
With so many variants, features, engines and gearbox combinations offered on the Sonet, Kia would be able to offer something for all types of customers. The car’s launch is nearing and by the looks of it, it will go on to become a massive hit provided it is priced competitively. The Kia Sonet will give competition to the Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300, Maruti Vitara Brezza and Ford EcoSport.
Source – RushLane.com