After the success of the Kia Seltos and teaser release of the Kia Carnival MPV, Kia Motors is all set to unveil its third car Kia Sonet at the 2020 AutoExpress in February.
Here are 5 important facts about the Kia Sonet-
- Modern styling-
The spy pictures of the Kia Sonet(Kia Qyi) reveal a spectacular subcompact SUV with conventional headlamps, signature tiger-nose grille, bumper with integrated ice-cube styled fog lamps, raked rear windshield and taillamps detailing.
- . More upmarket when compared to rivals-
Built on the same platform the Kia Sonet will rival the Hyundai Venue but will have a more upmarket cabin. It is reported to feature steering mounted controls, touchscreen infotainment system, automatic AC unit, multiple airbags, ABS with EBD and more.
- UVO Services-
Just like the Kia Seltos, it might also offer UVO Services and AI Voice Command with the connectivity app that offers 37 features in 5 different categories.
- Hyundai Venue’s Engine-
The SUV will be powered by the same engines like that powers Hyundai Venue- 1-liter three-cylinder turbo petrol mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox, a 1.2-liter four-cylinder naturally aspirated petrol mated to either a six-speed manual or a CVT automatic gearbox, or a 1.4-liter four-cylinder turbo-diesel with six-speed manual or torque converter with an automatic gearbox.
- Expected launch and Estimated price-
The SUV will be unveiled at the 2020 AutoExpo but will be launched in the second half of 2020. It will rival other sub-4 meter SUVs like Hyundai Venue, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Mahindra XUV300, Tata Nexon and Ford Ecosport. Its estimated price is somewhere between Rs 6.75 lakh and Rs 11.50 lakh