Kia Sonet Breaks The Record For the Highest Booking On The First Day

by Vivaan Khatri | 25/08/2020
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Kia Sonet received 6,523 booking on the first day, making the new record. The launch of the Kia Sonet will be held in September.

Kia Sonet is slated to launch next month. Ahead of the launch date, Kia Motor has started receiving bookings for the Kia Seltos from August 20. Kia received 6,523 orders on the first day, breaking the record for the highest number of bookings on the opening day. This initial response gives a strong indicator that the Kia Sonet will be another best-selling vehicle from the South Korean carmaker after the Kia Seltos.

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Booking for the Kia Sonet is available from August 20

Booking is now available via Kia Motors India’s official website. Offline booking is also available at Kia’s network of dealerships across the nation. The booking is available at the deposit of Rs 25,000. It’s noteworthy that before the official booking is available, some Kia dealerships have received unofficial bookings for this vehicle.


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Kia Sonet is expected to follow the successful path of the Kia Seltos which has become the best selling vehicle in its class. Kia is so determined to win the segment-leading position in the sub-four-meter SUV space that it loads the Sonet with a wide range of upmarket and segment-first features.

Check out the full list of the segment-first features that will be offered on the Kia Sonet:

  • 10.25-inch HD touchscreen infotainment system with functions like navigation and live traffic information.

  • Smart Pure Air Purifier system

  • Ventilated dual front seat

  • LED Sound-synchronize ambient lighting system

  • 7-speaker Bose sound system with sub-woofer

  • Remote engine start via Smart Key and UVO Connect application (Both automatic and manual gearbox)

  • Over-the-air map updates

  • Multi-drive mode for select automatic variants

  • Wireless charger with cooling function

Along with a host of comfort and convenience goodies, the Kia Sonet also offers the best-in-segment safety feature package including features like six airbags, ABS with EBD, Electronic Stability Control, Hill-start Assist Control, Vehicle Stability Management, and Brake assist and so on.

Another highlight of the Kia Sonet is the UVO connectivity system. The system includes 57 connectivity features that cater to the different needs of the car users, from better convenience, smart operation to enhanced safety and security and more.  


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In terms of the powertrains, Kia Sonet goes on sale with three engine options, a 1.2-litre four-cylinder engine, a 1.0-litre T-GDi turbocharged petrol engine with direct injection, and a 1.5-litre CRDi diesel engine. The number of transmission option is even higher. Kia Sonet comes with five transmission option, including 2 manual, 2 automatic and one iMT gearbox.

Kia Sonet will be available in Tech Line and GT Line. There are five variants on the Tech Line, HTE, HTK, HTK+, HTX and HTX+ while the GT Line is exclusively offered in the top-of-the-line GTX+ variant. Kia Sonet is expected to be priced from Rs 8 lakh to Rs 13 lakh.

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