Kia Sonet – Top 3 Best in Class Features that no other Compact SUV in the segment offers

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Kia Sonet teaser

Kia Sonet will get certain first in segment features

Kia Sonet will be the third car by the carmakers for the Indian market.They already has great success with both the cars and will now be entering a highly competitive sub compact SUV.Like the other two Kia cars, Sonet will be highly feature rich.

Here are the 3 best in segment features of Kia Sonet that no other car in the sub compact SUV segment provides:

1. Bose Sound System

Kia Motors India will load Sonet with premium Bose sound system which above segment vehicles like Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos offers.The Bose sound system delivers high quality sound output and with Sonet, Kia is likely to provide 6 or 8 speaker system.

Kia Sonet Bose sound system

2. Biggest Infotainment System

Yes, Kia Sonet will come with biggest in class infotainment system and will be larger than the other rivals have to offer.Kia Motors India, like the Seltos, will provide Sonet 10.25 inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple Carplay, android auto, mirror link, navigation.Competitors offers infotainment system with size ranging between 7 and 9 inch.

3. Front Ventilated Seats

Another feature which above segment SUVs offers front cooled seats which will be offered by Kia in its Sonet compact SUV as well.This is another great feature which will surely attract a lot of buyers.

These three features will remain limited to the top spec trim of the compact SUV.

Along with this, some of the other top features of this South Korean compact SUV are:

  • Automatic A/C with Rear AC Vents
  • Automatic Headlamps
  • Air Purifier
  • LED Headlamps with DRLs
  • LED Tail lamps
  • Reverse Parking Camera
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
  • UVO Connect
  • Rain Sensing Wipers
  • 6 airbags
  • Electric Sunroof

Kia Sonet will be available in 1.0 GDI turbo petrol engine with 6 speed manual and 7 speed DCT gearbox, 1.2 litre petrol unit with 5 speed manual and also 1.5 litre CRDi diesel powertrain with 6 speed manual and 6 speed torque converter automatic gearbox.All these units will be BS 6 compliant.

The sub4 metre SUV is expected to be launched in India in September 2020 and would be priced between Rs. 7 Lakhs and Rs. 11 Lakhs (Ex Showroom).

Rivals list is long, it includes Hyundai Venue, Ford Ecosport, Mahindra XUV300, Honda WR-V, Tata Nexon, Maruti Vitara Brezza.At the time when the SUV will be introduced, the segment will be joined by 3 more rivals including Renault Kiger, Nissan Magnite and Toyota Urban Cruiser.

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