This Kia Sonet is wrapped in matte black shade, while the chrome elements are wrapped in the glossy black shade to give it an all-black theme for the exterior. Take a look at it here.
Indian audience is slowly growing fascination for all-black themed cars. However, it is only the Tata Harrier that gets an all-black themed variant – Dark Edition, from the factory. But, car owners always have the aftermarket route to modify their cars. Via which this Kia Sonet has been modified to don a Harrier Dark Edition-inspired all-black theme. This all-black Kia Sonet belongs to Akshaya Krishna, who hails from Bangalore, Karnataka. Kia Sonet is one of the nicest-looking cars that are currently on sale in the Indian market. With this new dark theme for the exterior, it looks even more appealing from all the angles.
Kia Sonet is offered in a total of 10 colour options, and Aurora Black Pear is one of them. Hence, it is not tough to modify a Sonet to feature an all-black theme. But the owner of this Sonet, however, has wrapped the complete car with black vinyl wraps. Also, it has been de-chromed with the use of glossy-black finish on the chrome-plated elements, such as scuff plates, roof rails, radiator grille, fog lamp housings, door handles and more. It also gets a set of aftermarket alloy wheels, which are finished in a shade of black. These alloy wheels come from the collection of Neo Wheels India and are 16-inch in diameter.
The Sonet was recently launched in the Indian market, but it has managed to attract a lot of buyers for itself. The compact-SUV broke the records of all the Kia cars by garnering more than 6,000 bookings on the first day itself. It was also the highest-selling compact-SUV in the country in September with over 9,000 units sold.
Kia offers the Sonet with three engine options. The modest of all is a 1.2L 4-cylinder N/A petrol motor that produces 83 PS/113 Nm and comes coupled to a 5-speed MT only. Next on the list is a 1.0L 3-cylinder turbo-petrol motor, which is capable of putting out 120 PS/172 Nm. It is offered with two transmission options – 6-speed iMT and 7-speed DCT. The last on the list is a 1.5L oil burner that develops 115 PS against 250 Nm, and it can be had mated to either a 6-speed MT or a 6-speed AT. However, with the former, the peak output is measured at 100 PS and 240 Nm.s