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    Kia Sonet vs Kia Seltos

    CarWale brings you comparison of Kia Sonet and Kia Seltos. The Kia Sonet price is ₹ 6.95 Lakh and Kia Seltos price is ₹ 9.95 Lakh. The Kia Sonet is available in 1197 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and Kia Seltos is available in 1497 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol. Sonet provides the mileage of 18.4 kmpl and Seltos provides the mileage of 16.5 kmpl.

    Sonet vs Seltos Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsSonet Seltos
    Price₹ 6.95 Lakh₹ 9.95 Lakh
    Engine Capacity1197 cc1497 cc
    Power82 bhp113 bhp
    TransmissionManualManual
    Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
    Kia Sonet
    Kia Sonet
    HTE 1.2
    ₹ 6.95 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
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    Kia Seltos
    Kia Seltos
    HTE 1.5
    ₹ 9.95 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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    ₹ 6.72 Lakh
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    • Engine & Transmission

      Engine1197 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC1497 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC999 cc, 3 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine TypeSmartstream G 1.2Smartstream G 1.51.0L Energy
      Fuel Type PetrolPetrolPetrol
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)82 bhp @ 6000 rpm113 bhp @ 6300 rpm71 bhp @ 6250 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)115 Nm @ 4200 rpm144 Nm @ 4500 rpm96 Nm @ 3500 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)18.4View Mileage Details16.5View Mileage Details19.17View Mileage Details
      Driving Range (Km)828825
      DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
      TransmissionManual - 5 GearsManual - 6 GearsManual - 5 Gears
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 6BS 6
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)399543153991
      Width (mm)179018001750
      Height (mm)161016201605
      Wheelbase (mm)250026102500
      Ground Clearance (mm)190205
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)555
      Seating Capacity (Person)555
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)222
      Bootspace (litres)392433405
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)455040
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionMcPherson Strut with Coil SpringMcPherson Strut with Coil SpringMcPherson Strut with Lower Triangle & Coil Spring, Anti-roll Bar & Traverse Arm
      Rear SuspensionCoupled Torsion Beam Axle with Coil SpringCoupled Torsion Beam Axle (CTBA) with coil springTorsion Beam Axle
      Front Brake TypeDiscDiscDisc
      Rear Brake TypeDrumDiscDrum
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)5.1
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
      WheelsSteel RimsSteel RimsSteel Rims
      Spare WheelSteelSteelSteel
      Front Tyres195 / 65 R15205 / 65 R16195 / 60 R16
      Rear Tyres195 / 65 R15205 / 65 R16195 / 60 R16

    Features

    • Safety

      Overspeed Warning1 beep over 80kmph, Continuous beeps over 120kmph1 beep over 80kmph, Continuous beeps over 120kmph1 beep over 80kmph, Continuous beeps over 120kmph
      NCAP RatingNot Tested3 Star (Global NCAP)4 Star (ASEAN NCAP)
      Airbags2 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger)2 Airbags (Driver, Passenger)2 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger)
      Seat Belt Warning
    • Braking & Traction

      Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
      Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
    • Locks & Security

      Engine immobilizer
      Central LockingWith KeyKeylessRemote
      Speed Sensing Door Lock
      Child Safety Lock
    • Comfort & Convenience

      Air ConditionerYes (Manual)Yes (Manual)Yes (Manual)
      Front ACSingle Zone, Common Fan Speed ControlSingle Zone, Common Fan Speed ControlSingle Zone, Common Fan Speed Control
      Rear ACBlower, Vents Behind Front ArmrestVents Behind Front ArmrestBlower, Vents Behind Front Armrest
      Heater
      Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsCo-Driver Only
      Cabin-Boot Access
      Anti-glare MirrorsManual - Internal OnlyManual - Internal OnlyManual - Internal Only
      Parking SensorsRearRearRear
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Steering AdjustmentTiltTiltTilt
      12V Power Outlets12
    • Seats & Upholstery

      Driver Seat Adjustment6 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)8 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down)6 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)
      Front Passenger Seat Adjustment6 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)6 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)6 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)
      Seat UpholsteryFabricFabricFabric
      Driver Armrest
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBenchBench
      InteriorsSingle ToneSingle ToneSingle Tone
      Interior ColoursBlackBlackBlack
      Folding Rear SeatFullFull
      Front Seatback Pockets
      Head-restsFront & RearFront & RearFront & Rear
    • Storage

      Cup HoldersFront OnlyFront OnlyFront Only
      Driver Armrest Storage
      Sunglass Holder
    • Doors, Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

      Scuff PlatesPlastic
      Power WindowsFront OnlyFront & RearFront & Rear
      Adjustable ORVMElectrically AdjustableInternally AdjustableElectrically Adjustable
      Turn Indicators on ORVM
      Exterior Door HandlesBody ColouredBody ColouredBody Coloured
      Interior Door HandlesSilverChromeUnpainted
      Door PocketsFront & RearFront & RearFront & Rear
      Boot-lid OpenerElectric Tailgate ReleaseElectric Tailgate ReleaseInternal
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredBody ColouredBlack
    • Exterior

      Roof Mounted Antenna
      Body-Coloured Bumpers
      Body KitCladding - Black/GreyCladding - Black/Grey
      Rub - StripsBlackBlack
    • Lighting

      Daytime Running LightsLED
      HeadlightsHalogenHalogen ProjectorHalogen
      Tail LightsHalogenHalogenLED
      Cabin LampsFront and RearFront and RearFront and Rear
      Headlight Height Adjuster
      Rear Reading Lamp
    • Instrumentation

      Instrument ClusterAnalogue - DigitalAnalogue - DigitalDigital
      Trip MeterElectronic 2 TripsElectronic 2 TripsElectronic 2 Trips
      Average Fuel Consumption
      Average Speed
      Distance to Empty
      ClockDigitalDigitalDigital
      Low Fuel Level Warning
      Door Ajar Warning
      Adjustable Cluster Brightness
      Gear Indicator
      Shift IndicatorDynamicDynamic
      TachometerAnalogueAnalogueDigital
      Instantaneous Consumption
    • Entertainment, Information & Communication

      Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (No), Apple Car Play (No)Android Auto (No), Apple Car Play (No)Android Auto (No), Apple Car Play (No)
      Integrated (in-dash) Music System
      Head Unit SizeNot Available2 DinNot Available
      DisplayDigital DisplayDigital Display
      Speakers44
      USB Compatibility
      Aux Compatibility
      Bluetooth CompatibilityAudio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
      AM/FM Radio
      iPod Compatibility
      Steering mounted controls
    • Manufacturer Warranty

      Battery Warranty (Kilometres)
      Warranty (Years)332
      Warranty (Kilometres)UnlimitedUnlimited50000

    Brochure

    Sonet Brochure

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    Seltos Brochure

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    Kiger Brochure

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    CarWale's Opinion

    Good Things
    • Flamboyant styling
    • Feature loaded cabin
    • Loads of powertrain options
    • Design, rugged look for X Line
    • Interior fit and finish
    • Feature loaded
    • Sprightly performance
    • Feature-packed cabin
    • Good-looking, affordable, compact SUV
    Could be Better
    • Slightly stiffer ride quality
    • The second-row seat isn’t spacious
    • No clutchless diesel as of now
    • Notchy gearshifts (MT)
    • Inconsistent ride quality
    • Top-end trims are expensive
    • Tight for three in the second row
    • Boot has a high loading lip
    • Cost-cutting is evident

    Colours

    Gravity Grey
    Steel silver
    Caspian Blue
    Steel Silver
    Clear White
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    Mahogany Brown
    Intense Red
    Moonlight Silver
    Clear White
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    Planet Grey
    Ice Cool White
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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating

    4.5/5

    33 Ratings

    8 Reviews

    4.5/5

    26 Ratings

    8 Reviews

    4.8/5

    25 Ratings

    7 Reviews
    Rating Parameters

    4.6Exterior

    4.4Exterior

    4.8Exterior

    4.5Comfort

    4.4Comfort

    4.8Comfort

    4.4Performance

    4.1Performance

    4.5Performance

    4.2Fuel Economy

    4.1Fuel Economy

    4.3Fuel Economy

    4.3Value for Money

    4.5Value for Money

    4.6Value for Money

    Most helpful review

    Awesome car

    Waiting period was bit long but it was blast later! Awesome vehicle with great features compared to price.. of course am satisfied. Good control and good road grip with mileage of 19 in long n 14 in city. I have used many cars but this is in top 5 in my view. perfect for Indian roads. Smooth vehicle. Don't think it.. go for it.

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    Fantastic car in his little price

    This is fantastic car in this price. This is my favorite car. Feels proud when you drive this car with family for a long drive. All colors are decent and with royal touch. Driving is very smooth.

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    Excellent compact

    Tiger is the best emerging compact car from Renault's. I have appreciated the idea of team to launch such a wonderful experience car with affordable price. It's a good value for money.

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    Sonet Vs Seltos Comparison FAQs

    Q: Which car is cheaper between Kia Sonet and Kia Seltos?

    Kia Sonet is priced at ₹ 6.95 Lakh, whereas Kia Seltos is priced at ₹ 9.95 Lakh. Hence Kia Sonet is the cheaper car amongst the two. For detailed comparison of Sonet vs Seltos, click here.

    Q: What are the pros and cons of Kia Sonet and Kia Seltos?

    Pros of Sonet are:

    • Flamboyant styling
    • Feature loaded cabin
    • Loads of powertrain options

    Pros of Seltos are:

    • Design, rugged look for X Line
    • Interior fit and finish
    • Feature loaded

    Cons of Sonet are:

    • Slightly stiffer ride quality
    • The second-row seat isn’t spacious
    • No clutchless diesel as of now

    Cons of Seltos are:

    • Notchy gearshifts (MT)
    • Inconsistent ride quality
    • Top-end trims are expensive

    Q: Which car between Sonet and Seltos is better in terms of fuel economy?

    For the HTE 1.2 version, mileage of Sonet is 18.4 kmpl, whereas for the HTE 1.5 version, mileage of Seltos is 16.5 kmpl. Thus making Sonet the more fuel efficient as compared to Seltos.

    Q: How is the performance of Sonet compared to Seltos?

    For the HTE 1.2 version, 1197 cc Petrol engine of Sonet produces 82 bhp @ 6000 rpm of power and 115 Nm @ 4200 rpm of torque. Whereas for the HTE 1.5 version, 1497 cc Petrol engine of Seltos produces 113 bhp @ 6300 rpm of power and 144 Nm @ 4500 rpm of torque.
    Disclaimer: For the above Comparison of Compare Sonet, Seltos and Kiger, CarWale has taken utmost care in gathering precise and accurate information about price, specs, features, colours etc, however, CarWale cannot be held liable for any direct or indirect damage/loss. For Compare Sonet, Seltos and Kiger comparison, we have considered most popular version on CarWale as default, however, any version of these cars can be compared.