Kia has launched the top-spec GTX+ variants of its latest car. The GT Line model is available only with 1.0 Petrol Turbo and 1.5 Diesel Turbo options
The local subsdiary of the Korean automaker, Kiahas revealed the prices of the top-spec GTX+ 1.0-litre DCT and GTX+ 1.5-litre diesel automatic trims. The petrol trim will be offered with a 7-speed DCT, and the diesel variant will come paired with a 6-speed AT. Both the trims have been priced at Rs 12.89 lakh (ex-showroom, pan-India) each. The 1.0-litre GTX+ petrol iMT and 1.5-litre diesel manual trims are priced at Rs 11.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The all-new Kia Sonet is retailed at an introductory starting price of Rs 6.71 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), which makes, at the moment, it the most affordable sub-4-meter SUV in the Indian market. Moreover, its top-spec GTX+ trims even make it the most expensive car in its segment.
The all-new Kia Sonet is offered in two different trims- Tech Line (THE, HTK, HTK+ and HTX) and GT Line (GTX+) and it is also offered in 11 unique colour shade options. Kia Sonet is the only car its segment to be offered with diesel engine mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. Inside, it comes equipped with a lot of segment-first features like a massive 10.25-inch HD touchscreen with navigation and live traffic, Bose premium seven-speaker sound system with sub-woofer, Smart Pure air purifier with virus and bacteria protection and front ventilated driver and passenger seats. Moreover, it also gets features like LED sound mood lights, 4.2-inch colour instrument cluster, Over-the-air (OTA) map updates, remote engine start via UVO Connect and Smart Key (automatic and manual transmission), wireless smartphone charger with cooling function, multi-drive & traction modes for automatic trims.
In terms of design, the production-spec Kia Sonet looks a lot like the concept model showcased at the Auto Expo 2020. It employs a ‘Tiger Nose’ grille upfront, silver-coloured faux skid plate, and a sporty looking bumper. Illumination duties are done by LED headlamps with integrated Heartbeat LED DRLs. The side profile of the SUV gets blacked-out pillars, all black plastic cladding, sloping roofline, rear-sloping C-pillar, and bold creases. The rear profile of the SUV will feature wrap-around LED taillights adjoined by red coloured reflector strip, a sporty looking rear bumper and faux dual-exhaust muffler.