KIA Sonet

Sonet is a SUV car from KIA. Least expensive KIA Sonet variant is 1.2 Petrol HTE 5MT which is sold in Indian automobile market at an ex-showroom price of Rs. 6.89 Lakh.
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Features we admire in this car

  • Very enjoyable 7-speaker Bose sound system
  • Diesel AT is fantastic
  • Sharp & premium styling

Features we don't admire in this car

  • Top variants are pricey
  • Poor Dual-clutch ATs
  • Rear seat legroom is just adequate

KIA Sonet Overview

The KIA Sonet is one of the 3 different models from the house of KIA. Prices for this SUV start from Rs 6.89 Lakh and buyers can pick from as many as 24 different versions. The transmission options on the KIA Sonet include both Manual and Automatic gearbox. The Sonet offers a max power of 115PS. Some of the main rivals include Tata Nexon and Hyundai Venue.

KIA Sonet have 24 variants ranging from Rs. 6.89 Lakh to Rs. 13.55 Lakh. Under the hood, Sonet is powered by a 4 cylinder, 1197 cc, 1197 petrol engine. It is able to produce 115Nm@4200rpm torque and 83PS@6000rpm power with a fuel efficiency/mileage of 18.4 kmpl. KIA Sonet can store up to 45 Litres fuel in one go at max.

Sonet Features

This SUV car comes loaded with ABS (Anti-lock Braking System), Central Locking, EBD (Electronic Brake-force Distribution), 2 Number of Airbags from safety point of view. From Comfort perspective, Sonet have Front only Adjustable Headrests, Front & Rear 12v Power Outlet.

Sonet Transmission

Performance of Sonet is backed by a 5 Speed Manual transmission and FWD (Front Wheel Drive) configuration.

Sonet Interior

Sonet is a 5 seater car with Tilt Steering Adjustable steering, 8.9 cm Mono Colour Instrument Console, Multifunction Display, Power Steering, Front only Power Windows, Manual Adjustment Driver's seat heigth adjust.

Sonet Exterior

KIA Sonet is a 4 door car which has front Disc brakes, Mc Pherson Strut With Coil Spring suspensions and rear Drum brakes, Coupled Torsion Beam Axle (CTBA) with Coil Spring suspensions with R15 Wheels.

Sonet Dimensions & Measurements

Sonet has 392 Litres Boot Space, 45 Litres Fuel Tank Capacity, 211 mm Ground Clearance, 1642 mm Height, - Kerb Weight, 3995 mm Length, 2500 mm Wheelbase, 1790 mm Width.

Sonet Latest Price

Sonet is available in India starting from Rs. 6.89 Lakh with it's least expensive variant being 1.2 Petrol HTE 5MT. Most expensive variant of Sonet is 1.5 Diesel GTX+ DT AT priced at Rs. 13.55 Lakh.

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KIA Sonet Price

Price of KIA Sonet in India ranges between Rs. 6.89 Lakh and Rs. 13.55 Lakh. Least expensive variant is 1.2 Petrol HTE 5MT and most expensive variant is 1.5 Diesel GTX+ DT AT. KIA Sonet is also available on EMI starting at Rs. 14.14 K with 8.5% interest rate.

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KIA Sonet Price List

1.2 Petrol HTE 5MTPetrol,Upto 18.4,Manual ₹ 6.89 Lakh
1.2 Petrol HTK 5MTPetrol,Upto 18.4,Manual ₹ 7.89 Lakh
1.5 Diesel HTE 6MTDiesel,Upto 24.1,Manual ₹ 8.55 Lakh
1.2 Petrol HTK+ 5MTPetrol,Upto 18.4,Manual ₹ 8.75 Lakh
1.5 Diesel HTK 6MTDiesel,Upto 24.1,Manual ₹ 9.49 Lakh
1.0 Turbo Petrol HTK+ 6iMTPetrol,Upto 18.2,Automatic ₹ 9.89 Lakh
HTK Plus Turbo iMT(Petrol)Petrol,Upto 18.2,Automatic ₹ 9.89 Lakh
1.5 Diesel HTK+ 6MTDiesel,Upto 24.1,Manual ₹ 9.99 Lakh
1.0 Turbo Petrol HTX 6iMTPetrol,Upto 18.2,Automatic ₹ 10.39 Lakh
1.5 Diesel HTX 6MTDiesel,Upto 24.1,Manual ₹ 10.69 Lakh
1.5 HTX Diesel ATDiesel,Upto 24.1,Automatic ₹ 11.49 Lakh
HTX Plus Turbo iMT(Petrol)Petrol,Upto 18.2,Automatic ₹ 11.85 Lakh
1.0 Turbo Petrol HTX+ 6iMTPetrol,Upto 18.2,Automatic ₹ 11.85 Lakh
HTX Plus Turbo iMT DT(Petrol)Petrol,Upto 24.1,Automatic ₹ 11.95 Lakh
1.5 Diesel HTX+ 6MTDiesel,Upto 24.1,Manual ₹ 12.19 Lakh
1.5 Diesel HTX+ DTDiesel,Upto 24.1,Manual ₹ 12.29 Lakh
1.0 Turbo Petrol GTX+ 6iMTPetrol,Upto 18.2,Automatic ₹ 12.29 Lakh
GTX Plus Turbo iMT DT(Petrol)Petrol,Upto 18.2,Automatic ₹ 12.39 Lakh
1.5 Diesel GTX+ 6MTDiesel,Upto 24.1,Manual ₹ 12.65 Lakh
1.5 Diesel GTX+ DTDiesel,Upto 24.1,Manual ₹ 12.75 Lakh
GTX Plus Turbo DCT(Petrol)Petrol,Upto 18.3,Automatic ₹ 12.99 Lakh
GTX Plus Turbo DCT DT(Petrol)Petrol,Upto 18.3,Automatic ₹ 13.09 Lakh
1.5 Diesel GTX+ ATDiesel,Upto 19,Automatic ₹ 13.45 Lakh
1.5 Diesel GTX+ DT ATDiesel,Upto 19,Automatic ₹ 13.55 Lakh

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KIA Sonet Detailed Review

  • Sonet Exterior

    The Kia Sonet is a handsome looking sub-compact SUV and there are no two ways about it. The Sonet gets Kia’s signature tiger-nose grille flanked by all-LED headlights. It even gets hook-shaped integrated LED DRLs and there are LED fog lamps too. At the front, the Sonet gets various sporty inserts like the red-colour treatment on the grille and bumper in the GT line trims. Recently, Kia revealed its new corporate logo and brand slogan that reads Movement That Inspires and this new logo can be now seen on the Sonet too. Moving to the side profile, one can see that the Sonet gets stylish machined-cut dual-tone alloy wheels and even functional roof rails.

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    At the rear, the Sonet gets a LED taillamp with a red-coloured strip that connects both the tail lamps, however, it is not an illuminating strip. The Kia Sonet gets body-cladding all-around with faux skid plates at the front and the rear to give this sub-compact SUV a more rugged appeal. All in all, the Sonet is a wonderful package and though it may not look butch or very robust, it still has a great road presence. The Kia Sonet is currently available in a total of 12 colour options, out of which seven are mono-tone shades and three are dual-tone colours. The mono-tone colour shades of the Sonet are Intense Red, Glacier White Pearl, Steel Silver, Aurora Black Pearl, Beige Gold, Gravity Gray and Intelligence Blue. The dual-tone colour variants are Beige Gold with Aurora Black Pearl, Glacier White Pearl with Aurora Black Pearl and Intense Red with Aurora Black Pearl.


    The Kia Sonet attracts eyeballs out on the streets and its youthful design language has won it plenty of takers in the Indian market.

  • Sonet Dimensions and Capacity

    The Kia Sonet is a sub-4-metre compact SUV and so it has a length of 3995 mm, its width is 1790 mm and the car stands 1647 mm high. The Sonet has a 2500 mm wheelbase which ensures plenty of space inside the cabin for the passengers and the 211 mm ground clearance is also more than enough to tackle poor speed breakers and rough patches of road. Its boot space is 392 litres and so you can easily carry your luggage for weekend getaways.


    Kia Sonet has good proportions. Its class-leading wheelbase ensures enough room inside the cabin and it has more than enough ground clearance too.

  • Sonet Interior

    Just like its snazzy exteriors, the Kia Sonet has welcoming interiors too. The new Kia Sonet gets an all-black cabin with sporty red accents in the top-spec GT line trims. Taking the centre stage of its dashboard is a 10-25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. It even gets Kia’s UVO connected car technology that offers more than 57 connected car features. Some other key features of this sub-compact SUV include an electric sunroof, a digital instrument cluster, premium BOSE sound system, smart air purifier, ventilated front seats, ambient lighting and much more. Talking about the Sonet’s seats, the front seats of the Sonet are very comfortable and they snug you well. There is an ample amount of space at the rear too, however, sitting three adults will be a tight fit.


    Kia is known to offer segment-best features in their cars and the Sonet is no different. It is packed with several best-in-class features including a massive touchscreen system.

  • Sonet Performance

    The Kia Sonet gets not one or two but three different engine options. First of all, there is a BS6 compliant 1.2-litre naturally-aspirated petrol engine. This naturally-aspirated petrol motor churns out 83 PS of power and 114 Nm of peak torque. This engine comes mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox only and while it doesn’t offer spirited driving performance, it just does the job well. If you are on a budget, you can consider this powertrain option. Next, there is a powerful BS6 compliant 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine. This turbo petrol motor churns out 120 PS of maximum power and 172 Nm of peak torque. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed iMT (Intelligent Manual Transmission) and a 7-speed DCT (dual-clutch transmission). There is no proper manual gearbox on offer with this engine. The turbo-petrol mill of the Sonet offers excellent performance and if you are someone who loves driving, you should get this one.

    Finally, Kia is also offering a diesel engine with this sub-compact SUV. It needs to be mentioned that very few compact SUVs offer a diesel mill and the Sonet is one of them. The Sonet gets a BS6 compliant 1.5-litre diesel engine that churns out 100 PS of maximum power and 240 Nm of peak torque. This engine comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox. Kia also offers a 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission with the diesel engine of the Sonet and the Kia Sonet’s Diesel AT version develops 115 PS of maximum power with 250 Nm of peak torque. The diesel version of the Kia Sonet can be an ideal pick for one who has to cover frequent long-distance journeys and these diesel powertrains offer great performance along with impressive mileage.


    Kia is offering multiple powertrain options with the Sonet and so there is one Sonet for everyone. However, if you want a powerful engine, the turbo petrol motor should be your pick.

  • Sonet Ride and Handling

    The Kia Sonet offers great performance but is it fun to drive? The answer is Yes. Kia Sonet has great ride and handling characteristics and it is certainly much more engaging to drive than most of its rivals. The Sonet is a better handling car and it is a hoot to drive around corners, thanks to its slightly stiff suspension. It feels quite stable at highway speeds too and lets you enjoy its potent motor. Also, among both the petrol and the diesel models, it is the turbo petrol variant of the Sonet which is most exciting to drive. The Kia Sonet doesn’t offer great steering feedback, however, its light steering helps to manoeuvre this car inside the city effortlessly. The Sonet even gets drive modes which do help a bit as the Sport mode brings in some artificial heft to the steering wheel. The body roll is very well contained and overall, it is a very fun to drive SUV.


    Kia Sonet offers a great mix of ride and handling and it is a very fun to drive car. It handles pretty well even on twisties and feels quite stable at triple digit speeds.

  • Sonet Safety

    If we talk about safety features on offer, the Kia Sonet gets dual front airbags, reverse parking sensors, ABS with EBD, seat belt reminders, a high-speed alert system, etc. as standard across the range from the base variant. However, the top-spec variants get up to six airbags, ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) with EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution) and Brake Assist, front and rear parking sensors along with rear parking camera. The Sonet also gets ESC (Electronic Stability Control), HSA (Hill-Start Assist Control), VSM (Vehicle Stability Management), cruise control and a host of other features. However, it has not been crash-tested by the Global NCAP yet.


    Kia Sonet gets a host of safety features in the top-end variants and basic safety features in lower trims. However, it has not been crash tested yet.

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KIA Sonet Ownership Cost

On Road Price of KIA Sonet₹ 6.89 Lakh
Service Cost**₹ 17.32 K
Total Ownership Cost₹ 7.06 Lakh

** First 5 Years Service cost

KIA Sonet User Reviews

  • R
    Posted On: 13 October, 2021

    Comfortable ride quality and capable of tackling bad roads as well as high-speed cruising.

  • KP
    Koustav Podder
    Posted On: 01 September, 2021

    I purchased an HTX IMT& which is of excellent build quality and design. The city mileage is 12 km/h& and the highway mileage is 17 km/h. Overall& a good showing.

  • AK
    Ananab K
    Posted On: 20 October, 2021

    Overall a nice SUV& delivers 12kmpl mileage in city & 17kmpl on highways. interior is also good& awesome build quality.

  • S
    Posted On: 16 October, 2021

    Overall good experience …. Nice design

  • Kn
    Kamal narayan
    Posted On: 17 October, 2021

    I love this car. Her name mozo. I love it this mozo my love

KIA Sonet Colors

  • Aurora Black Pearl

  • Beige Gold

  • Beige Gold With Aurora Black Pearl

  • Glacier White Pearl

  • Glacier White Pearl With Aurora Black Pearl

  • Gravity Gray

  • Intelligence Blue

  • Steel Silver

  • Intense Red

  • Intense Red + Aurora black pearl

KIA Sonet Questions and Answers

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  • The mileage of the Kia Sonet depends on the variant you choose. The 1.2-lite petrol motor can offer up to 18 kmpl on highway, while the 1.0-litre turbo petrol can return approx 20 kmpl. The diesel can offer almost 25 kmpl. For full details on the Kia Sonet along with the on-road price, specs, features, etc, we request you to visit -

    91Wheels Expert
    On: 22 September 2021
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  • Hi, the ARAI-spec mileage of Kia Sonet diesel is 24.1 kmpl. In real world conditions, however, you can anywhere around 21-22 kmpl on the highway.

    91Wheels Expert
    On: 10 September 2021
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  • The most affordable variant of sunroof-equipped Kia Sonet is HTX 1.0 Turbo. It costs Rs 10.29 lakh (ex-showroom)

    91Wheels Expert
    On: 9 August 2021
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  • Kia Sonet diesel has a 1.5-litre engine that offers a strong performance and decent fuel efficiency.

    91Wheels Expert
    On: 30 July 2021
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KIA Sonet FAQs

  • What is the on-road price of KIA Sonet in New Delhi?

    KIA Sonet starts from on-road price of Rs 7.74 Lakh in (New Delhi) for the 1.2 Petrol HTE 5MT. The on-road price is a combination of ex-showroom price, Insurance, RTO Charges, Road Charges and other miscellaneous items like( TCS, Toll Card). You can check the prices for the following.

  • What is the mileage of KIA Sonet?

    The mileage of KIA Sonet is 24.1 kmpl as per the ARAI. However, the city mileage of KIA Sonet might vary depending upon your driving style, road conditions, traffic conditions and weather.

  • Does KIA Sonet comes in automatic transmission?

    Yes, KIA Sonet has 13 variants with automatic transmision.The KIA Sonet has 3 diesel variants and 10 petrol variants with automatic transmission.

  • Is there any exchange offer available of KIA Sonet?

    The exchange value of KIA Sonet is dependant upon various factors, like number of KM driven, Years, car condition, insurance claims.

Write your Comment for KIA Sonet

  • AN
    Posted On: 26 October 2021

    kia sonet is best car nowadays

  • Anonymous
    Posted On: 13 October 2021

    What is the mileage of Kia Sonet petrol?

  • A
    Posted On: 15 July 2021

    What is the down payment for Kia Sonet?

  • s
    Posted On: 9 July 2021

    kia sonet nagpur price

  • S
    Posted On: 10 June 2021

    Nice car


Sonet On-Road Price in India

CityOn-Road Price
New Delhi ₹ 7.74 Lakh onwards
Pune ₹ 8.01 Lakh onwards
Hyderabad ₹ 8.08 Lakh onwards
Patna ₹ 7.87 Lakh onwards
Indore ₹ 7.81 Lakh onwards
Ahmedabad ₹ 7.67 Lakh onwards
Jaipur ₹ 7.87 Lakh onwards
Chennai ₹ 7.94 Lakh onwards
Bangalore ₹ 8.22 Lakh onwards
Lucknow ₹ 7.81 Lakh onwards

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