South Korea’s top carmaker Kia Motor today launched a new anniversary version of its cheap SUV Kia Sonnet in the Indian market. The company has launched this SUV on the occasion of completing one year in the Indian market. This new anniversary version is based on the mid-spec HTX variant of the SUV.
Equipped with an attractive look and powerful engine power, this SUV is priced between Rs 10.79 lakh to Rs 11.89 lakh.
The new special edition of Kia Sonnet comes with both petrol and diesel engines and manual / automatic gearbox. Compared to the regular model, the company has included some special features in it, which makes it even better.
What’s special about the new anniversary version of the Kia Sonnet:
The company has changed some cosmetics in this SUV, which has been given skid plates on the front and back. Tangerine accents have been added to the door and wheel center caps as well as the bumpers. This anniversary version gets a new design grille and a badge as a mark.
In terms of features, it has Auto LED headlamps, single pan sunroof, keyless entry, remote engine start, 8.0 touchscreen infotainment, which can be combined with Apple Car Play and Android Auto. Other features include driving mode, automatic climate control, cruise control and more. However, compared to the top specs, it lacks the Bose sound system, connected car technology and air purifiers.
For safety features, it features electronic brake force distribution (EBD), rear parking sensor, camera, hill start assist, traction control, dual airbags, anti-lock braking system (ABS).
The company has launched the Sonnet Anniversary Edition with two engine options, a 1.0-liter turbo petrol and a 1.5-liter diesel engine. The petrol engine produces 120hp of power and 172Nm of torque. At the same time, the 1.5-liter diesel engine produces 100hp of power and 240Nm of torque. The turbo petrol engine is mated to a 6-speed IMT and a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission gearbox. At the same time, the diesel engine comes with a 6-speed torque converter automatic gearbox.