Riding on the success of the Seltos SUV, Kia India is driving into the compact SUV segment with its third offering, the Sonet. The company is quite bullish about the Sonet’s success and, in fact, upwardly revised its sales target from 70,000 units in the first year to 1,00,000. Having had a detailed look at the Sonet, here’s how we think it stacks up.
- The Sonet will be feature loaded, with segment firsts like cooled seats
- Petrol and diesel engines on offer along with manual, automatic and a clutchless manual gearbox too.
- Shares common platform with sister brand Hyundai’s Venue
Kia Sonet Concept
While this is the world premiere and our first detailed look at the production-spec Sonet, we’ve already had a very good idea of what to expect with the exteriors. At the Auto Expo this year, Kia unveiled what it called a concept. However, in keeping with the trend…