The coming of a new subcompact crossover Kia

The coming of a new subcompact crossover Kia


Kia Motors is ready to output to the consumer market subcompact SUV. The official name has long remained under a veil of secrecy. Now patented, the name of the new Kia Sonet.

Kia Sonet for India will probably be identical to the Hyundai Venue in terms of base and main components. Thus, the range of engines supplemented with 1.2 atmospheric, and also the 1.0 turbo GDI. There is still a variation of 1.6 atmospheric petrol engine or a 1.4 turbodiesel. Thus, Kia Sonet will become a complete analogue of the Hyundai Venue. Only difference will be company logo and special design in the style of the KIA concept Kia QYi.

If you look closely, you can trace the similarities of the front part with the Porsche Cayenne. And if we talk about the differences, Venue look, and Kia Sonet forms opinions of the kind of “dobracki”. Compete Koreans have with the local audience: Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon, Ford Ecosport and Mahindra XUV300.


The range of powertrains is presented 5MKPP, 6АКПП and a 7-band robot. Front drive is naturally standard. There is no information on the two driven axles. New KIA sports a level of comfort and stock options. Koreans do not lack in seat ventilation. Even heating for the rear row passengers, a separate USB socket to the back row, wireless charging for mobile devices. Multimedia features 8-inch capacitive touch screen. Package of airbags includes 6-8 pieces. Will please the buyer Kia Sonet the presence of ABS with EBD. Price segment will remain low, because KIA will add to your budget range SUV model.

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