The Kia Sonet has quite recently gotten an update for the 2021 model year that has carried with it the new Kia identification. Yet in addition new trims and a refreshed highlights list. Costs for the refreshed Sonet presently start at Rs 6.79 lakh for the base petroleum and Rs 8.35 lakh for the base diesel.
2021 Kia Sonet trims and highlights
For the 2021 model year, Kia has added two new variations to the line-up. Explicitly the HTX trim is currently offered with the super petroleum programmed and super diesel programmed. This is notwithstanding the expulsion of the HTK+ diesel programmed and super petroleum programmed trim, a month ago.
Other than this, the trims have additionally been given a rejig regarding their component list. The HTK+ trim notwithstanding recently offered highlights, presently gets keyless section. Alongside distant motor on/off on the super petroleum and diesel variations. The iMT adaptations are accessible with a sunroof, and keyless passage is presently offered with the 1.2-liter petroleum.
The HTX trim currently gets ESC, Hill start help, solidness the board, brake help, and 16-inch precious stone cut composite wheels as standard. Furthermore, the programmed gearbox variations additionally get paddle shifters, footing control mode – Sand, Mud and Wet, and numerous drive modes – including Normal, Eco and Sport (which was prior saved for the GTX+ trim).
The HTX+ trim gets similar highlights as the HTX trim referenced above. However it likewise gets the new AI based voice order framework that can be set off by the expression “Hi Kia”. This element is presently additionally offered on the GTX+ trim.
The remainder of the component list stays as before as the past model. This implies the top-spec Tech Line trim – the HTX+ actually gets a sunroof, leatherette upholstery, surrounding lighting, ventilated front seats, voyage control, an air purifier, a Bose sound framework, a 10.25-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the brand’s ‘UVO’ associated vehicle tech and substantially more.
2021 Kia Sonet powertrains
As in the past, the Sonet keeps on being offered with petroleum and diesel motor alternatives. The two petroleum motor alternatives incorporate a 1.2-liter. Normally suctioned unit creating 83hp and 115Nm alongside a 1.0-liter, super petroleum motor creating 120hp and 175Nm. The 1.2-liter must be had with a 5-speed manual gearbox. While the 1.0-liter accompanies either a 6-speed iMT gearbox or a 7-speed DCT programmed gearbox.
The diesel motor is a 1.5-liter, four-chamber, turbocharged unit that produces 100hp and 240Nm. It very well may be had with either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed force converter programmed gearbox. The diesel-programmed setup, be that as it may, produces 115hp and 250Nm (up by 15hp and 10Nm).
Kia Sonet rivalry check
The Kia Sonet is situated in the very cutthroat reduced SUV section, where it assumes any semblance of the Hyundai Venue, Mahindra XUV300, Tata Nexon, Ford EcoSport, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Toyota Urban Cruiser, Renault Kiger and Nissan Magnite.
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