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Kia Sonet to start from ₹6.99 lakh

Kia Sonet to start from ₹6.99 lakh

Tony (The Jaihind Express Web Desk

Kia Sonet globally premiered last month and it is expected to be launched in the Indian market this festive season. The company has already initiated pre-launch bookings on the Sonet and over 6,500 units were booked on the opening day. The car has also started arriving at the dealerships and the customer test drives will also commence soon.

Various sources says that the entry-level variant of Sonet sub-compact SUV will be priced from ₹6.99 lakh and the pricing will extend all the way up to ₹13 lakh. The company will officially reveal the pricing structure of Sonet on September 18.

Kia Sonet will feature three engine options and five gearbox configurations. There will be an entry-level 83 PS, 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine with a 5-speed manual transmission. This will deliver an ARAI-rated fuel economy of 18.4 kmpl. There will also be a 120 PS, 1.0-litre turbo-petrol option offered in two gearbox choices - a 6-speed iMT (intelligent manual transmission) and a 7-speed DCT automatic. In the former option will return 18.2 kmpl while the latter will deliver 18.3 kmpl. The Sonet will also be available with a 1.5-litre diesel engine in 110 PS and 115 PS states.

With input from agencies