NEW DELHI: Kia Motors on Wednesday announced that the pre-booking for the all-new compact SUV, Sonet, will commence on August 20 at 12 am.
The all-new Kia Sonet can be booked for a token amount of Rs 25,000, at any of the dealerships across the country or through the automaker’s website.
The Kia Sonet made its debut in India on August 7 and the price of the compact SUV is yet to be announced.
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The Kia Sonet will be offered with 3 engine options. The 2 petrol engines offered are the Smartstream 1.2-litre 4-cylinder engine and the powerful 1.0-litre T-GDi turbocharged engine. The only diesel offering is the 1.5-litre CRDi engine. The engines are offered with a choice of five transmissions- 5-speed MT, 6-speed MT, 7-speed DCT, 6-speed AMT and the new Smartestream 6-speed iMT.
The Kia Sonet offers quite luxurious interiors and best-in-class features that are aimed at giving a good in-cabin experience. The SUV is loaded with Kia’s UVO technology with 57 features including the voice assist. The Kia Sonet offers a 10.25-inch HD touchscreen infotainment system which is paired with Bose 7-speaker system with sub-woofer. Kia is also introducing the all-new LED sound mood lamps which is exclusive to the Sonet.
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“The Sonet is Kia’s answer to customers in the compact SUV segment who want style and substance, quality and features, performance and technology, comfort and safety in one compelling package. The Sonet has been engineered and built with Indian inputs and is a global model for Kia from India. India is the first country in the world where the Sonet goes on sale, and with the commencement of pre-bookings, we are confident our smart urban compact SUV will be warmly received in the country,” said Kookhyun Shim, MD and CEO, Kia Motors India.