Kia Sonet brochure leaked ahead of launch

Kia is gearing up to launch the Sonet in India this festive season. The car was unveiled earlier this month and now, its official brochure has been leaked online.

In India, the Sonet will be offered in two trims – Tech Line and GT Line. The GT Line gets a dual-tone exterior with red highlights. It comes with LED headlights and LED tail lights with a reflector bar that stretches across the tail gate. The car gets a sunroof and dual-tone alloy wheels.

Kia Sonet exterior highlights:

  • Tiger nose grille
  • Full LED headlights and tail lights
  • Electric Sunroof
  • Dual-tone alloy wheels

On the inside, the Sonet comes with a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment head-unit that has Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity and UVO Connect features including voice assist and telematics. Some of the other notable features include ventilated front seats, wireless charging, air purifier with display, automatic climate control with rear air-con vents, 7-speaker Bose audio system, ambient lighting, cruise control and digital speedometer.

Kia Sonet interior highlights:

  • 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment head-unit
  • 7-speaker Bose audio system
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Wireless charging with cooling function
  • Air purifier

The GT Line trim also comes with three driving modes – Normal, Eco and Sport. Traction control is also available in this trim level.

The Sonet will be offered with four engine options. These include a 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine producing 82 BHP @ 6,300 rpm and 115 Nm @ 4,200 rpm paired with a 5-speed manual gearbox and a 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine producing 118 BHP @ 6,000 rpm and 172 Nm @ 1,500-4,000 rpm. This engine will be offered with either a 6-speed iMT or 7-speed DCT.

The Sonet will also come with a 1.5-litre diesel engine that will be offered in two states of tune. The lower-spec engine produces 99 BHP @ 4,000 rpm and 240 Nm @ 1,500-2,750 rpm and is paired with a 6-speed manual gearbox. The higher-spec engine is equipped with a variable geometry turbocharger. It produces 113 BHP @ 4,000 rpm and 250 Nm @ 1,500-2,750 rpm and comes paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission.

Kia Sonet safety features:

  • 6 airbags
  • ABS with EBD and Brake Assist
  • ESC and Traction control
  • Hill Assist Control (HAC)
  • Vehicle Stability Management (VSM)
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System


Click here to checkout our detailed overview of the Kia Sonet.

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