KIA Sonnet concept was first introduced at Auto Expo 2020. Since then, this compact SUV had been in constant discussion, which was being eagerly awaited for disclosure. Kia Sonnet is to be launched in the compact SUV segment. Before the launch of KIA Sonnet, we have brought a first look review for you.
KIA Sonet Design & Style
KIA Sonnet has been given a sharp and stylish design, as well as signature elements of the brand. KIA says that it has been given bold, dynamic styling all the way. Which gives it a very attractive look.
Talking about the design of KIA Sonnet, the signature grill of the brand has been given in the front. This grill has three dimensional mash giving it a premium look. On both sides of this grill, LED headlamps, LED headlamps and integrated heartbeat LED DRLs have been given. LED fog lamp on the bottom sonnet bumper with turbo shaped skid plate.
On its side, Kia Sonnet has been given a clean design and minimalistic styling element. This SUV has been provided with square wheel arches with a 16-inch dual tone alloy wheel.
The sonnet has been given two color options and a blacked out roof, its Sea Pillar has been designed to give a floating roof feel. Its roof has a silver rail which gives this bold look from the side.
Talking about its rear part, this compact SUV has ‘heartbeat’ LED taillights, which are attached to the unique reflector strip. Its boot lead is very clean and has the brand logo, along with a sonnet badge. The KIA Sonnet’s GT-line trim features dual muffler design, sporty diffuser fins on the rear bumper’s skid plate.
Overall, the sonnet is given an attractive design that catches people’s attention. A total of 10 color options have been given to enhance its attractiveness. It includes single tone white, silver, gray, red, black pearl, blue and gold. At the same time, three dual tone color options Red / Black, Beige Gold / Black and White / Black have been given.
KIA Sonet Cockpit & Interior
Talking about the interior of KIA Sonnet, its bold, stylish and premium design is also seen here. Talking about its cockpit, it has a leather steering wheel (de-cut on the GT-line). There are many other buttons in it including audio control.
The instrument cluster is placed behind the steering wheel, it has a 4.2 inch digital display, analog tachometer and fuel gazes on its side. Its central display provides many additional information including turn-by-turn navigation, TPMS.
The central console of the dashboard has a 10.25-inch infotainment system, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It has inbuilt navigation and Uvo technology of the brand. The Uvo technology provides many connected features and functions in this SUV.
All the soft touch materials are provided in the dashboard. Below the infotainment system, vertical AC vents are given in the sonnet. Below this, space is provided for wireless charging.
The central console has silver accents around the gear lever. These silver accents are also seen around the steering wheel and AC vents.
Talking about its cabin, it gives a special feel and four people can travel easily. Its top spec has a leather that comes with ventilated function. The rear seat comes with good support and central armrest, which increases its comfort level.
KIA Sonnet has a lot of features and tools, which makes it attractive in its segment. These features are given in KIA Sonnet:
- LED lighting on all sides
- 16 inch dual tone alloy wheel
- Electric sunroof
- 10.25 Inch Touchscreen Infotainment System
- 4.25 Instrument Display
- Ventilated front seat
- Wireless charging
- LED mood lighting
- Bose 7 speaker system with subwoofer
- Smart air purifier
- Multi drive mode
KIA Sonet safety device
Many security devices will be given as standard in all variants of KIA Sonnet. Some of them are:
- Six airbags
- Traction control
- ABS with EBD
- Tire pressure monitoring system
- Projector Fog Lamp
- Isophics Child Seat Anchor
Engine and gearbox options
KIA Sonnet also took the engine from Hyundai Venue. It includes 1.2 liter petrol engine, 1.0 liter turbocharged petrol engine and 1.5 liter diesel engine. All three engines follow the BS6 standard and provide the same power and torque.
At the same time, like Sonu, the sonnet has the option of gearbox. Its 1.2 liter petrol engine has 5 speed manual gearbox and 1.5 diesel engine has 6 speed manual gearbox. The diesel engine also has an automatic gearbox option. KIA Sonnet 1.0 liter will be given the option of two gearboxes. It includes a 7-speed dual-clutch (DCT) automatic gearbox and a new 6-speed intelligent manual transmission (IMT). This gives customers the option of a total of four gearboxes.
Sales of KIA Sonnet are set to begin in the coming weeks. Hyundai Venue, Maruti Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300, Ford EcoSport will be competing in the Indian market.
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