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    Kia Sonet vs Tata Nexon

    CarWale brings you comparison of Kia Sonet and Tata Nexon. The Kia Sonet price is ₹ 7.15 Lakh and Tata Nexon price is ₹ 7.54 Lakh. The Kia Sonet is available in 1197 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and Tata Nexon is available in 1199 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol. Sonet provides the mileage of 18.4 kmpl and Nexon provides the mileage of 17.5 kmpl.

    Sonet vs Nexon Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsSonet Nexon
    Price₹ 7.15 Lakh₹ 7.54 Lakh
    Engine Capacity1197 cc1199 cc
    Power82 bhp118 bhp
    TransmissionManualManual
    Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
    Kia Sonet
    Kia Sonet
    HTE 1.2
    ₹ 7.15 Lakh
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    ₹ 7.54 Lakh
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            Bootspace (litres)392350405
            Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)18.417.519.1
            Airbags4 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)2 Airbags (Driver, Passenger)2 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger)
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            Specifications and Finance

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            • Engine & Transmission

              Engine1197 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC1199 cc, 3 Cylinders Inline, 2 Valves/Cylinder, SOHC999 cc, 3 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
              Engine TypeSmartstream G 1.21.2L Turbocharged Revotron1.0L Energy
              Fuel Type PetrolPetrolPetrol
              Max Power (bhp@rpm)82 bhp @ 6000 rpm118 bhp @ 5500 rpm71 bhp @ 6250 rpm
              Max Torque (Nm@rpm)115 Nm @ 4200 rpm170 Nm @ 1750 rpm96 Nm @ 3500 rpm
              Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)18.4View Mileage Details17.5View Mileage Details19.1View Mileage Details
              Driving Range (Km)828773767
              DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
              TransmissionManual - 5 GearsManual - 6 Gears, Sport ModeManual - 5 Gears
              Emission StandardBS 6BS 6BS 6
              Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbocharged
            • Dimensions & Weight

              Length (mm)399539933991
              Width (mm)179018111750
              Height (mm)161016061605
              Wheelbase (mm)250024982500
              Ground Clearance (mm)209205
            • Capacity

              Doors (Doors)555
              Seating Capacity (Person)555
              No of Seating Rows (Rows)222
              Bootspace (litres)392350405
              Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)454440
            • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

              Front SuspensionMcPherson Strut with Coil SpringIndependent, Lower Wishbone, McPherson Strut with Coil SpringMcPherson Strut with Lower Triangle & Coil Spring, Anti-roll Bar & Traverse Arm
              Rear SuspensionCoupled Torsion Beam Axle with Coil SpringSemi-Independent; closed profile Twist beam with Coil Spring and shock absorberTorsion Beam Axle
              Front Brake TypeDiscDiscDisc
              Rear Brake TypeDrumDrumDrum
              Minimum Turning Radius (metres)5.15.1
              Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
              WheelsSteel RimsSteel RimsSteel Rims
              Spare WheelSteelSteelSteel
              Front Tyres195 / 65 R15195 / 60 R16195 / 60 R16
              Rear Tyres195 / 65 R15195 / 60 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
              Puncture Repair Kit
              NCAP RatingNot Tested5 Star (Global NCAP)4 Star (ASEAN NCAP)
              Airbags4 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)2 Airbags (Driver, Passenger)2 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger)
              Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
              Child Seat Anchor Points
              Seat Belt Warning
            • Braking & Traction

              Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
              Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
              Brake Assist (BA)
              Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
              Hill Hold Control
              Traction Control System (TC/TCS)
            • Locks & Security

              Engine immobilizer
              Central LockingWith KeyRemote
              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 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)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)
              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 UpholsteryFabric + LeatheretteFabricFabric
              Driver Armrest
              Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBenchBench
              InteriorsSingle ToneDual ToneSingle Tone
              Interior ColoursBlackOff-White and GreyBlack
              Folding Rear SeatFullFull
              Head-restsFront & RearFront & RearFront & Rear
            • Storage

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

              Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredBlackBlack
              Scuff PlatesPlasticOptional
              Power WindowsFront OnlyFront OnlyFront & Rear
              Adjustable ORVMElectrically AdjustableInternally AdjustableElectrically Adjustable
              Turn Indicators on ORVM
              Exterior Door HandlesBody ColouredBlackMystery Black
              Interior Door HandlesSilverPaintedUnpainted
              Door PocketsFront & RearFront & RearFront & Rear
              Boot-lid OpenerElectric Tailgate ReleaseInternal with KeyInternal
            • Exterior

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

              Ambient Interior LightingOptional
              Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
              HeadlightsHalogenHalogen ProjectorHalogen
              Tail LightsHalogenLEDLED
              Cabin LampsFront and RearFrontFront and Rear
              Headlight Height Adjuster
            • Instrumentation

              Instantaneous Consumption
              Instrument ClusterAnalogue - DigitalDigitalDigital
              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
              Shift IndicatorDynamicDynamic
              TachometerAnalogueDigitalDigital
            • 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)
              DisplayDigital Display
              Integrated (in-dash) Music System
              Speakers4
              Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio Streaming
              USB Compatibility
              AM/FM Radio
              iPod Compatibility
            • Manufacturer Warranty

              Battery Warranty (Kilometres)
              Warranty (Years)322
              Warranty (Kilometres)Unlimited7500050000

            Brochure

            Sonet Brochure

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            Nexon Brochure

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            Kiger Brochure

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            Expert's Take

            Good Things
            • Flamboyant styling - Great concoction of modern/youthful looks with a rugged stance
            • Refined motors/gearboxes - Peppy/smooth performance, good refinement, frugal
            • Easy to drive - Compact size, steering that's light with reasonable feedback
            • Good quality - Quality and fit/finish are on par with segment expectations
            • Boot capacity - Reasonably sized boot good for occupants to last seven days
            • Upmarket looks, five-star G-NCAP safety
            • Spacious cabin compared to rivals
            • Easy to drive and live with
            • Sprightly performance
            • Feature-packed cabin
            • Good-looking, affordable SUV  
            Could be Better
            • Firm ride quality - Never feels settled, bounces at high speeds under full load 
            • Rear seat space - The rear bench is a squeeze for anything more than two adults
            • Rear visibility - Is hampered by the chunky C-pillars and compact rear windscreen
            • Interior quality
            • Low-end grunt from motors
            • Infotainment screen not as good as rivals
            • Tight for three in the second row
            • The boot has a high loading lip
            • Cost-cutting is evident

            Colours

            Gravity Grey
            Daytona Grey
            Moonlight Silver
            Sparkling Silver
            Foliage Green
            Ice Cool White
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            Intense Red
            Calgary White
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            Clear White
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            User Reviews

            Overall Rating

            4.3/5

            7 Ratings

            3 Reviews

            4.5/5

            194 Ratings

            86 Reviews

            5.0/5

            1 Rating

            Rating Parameters

            4.0Exterior

            4.6Exterior

            3.8Comfort

            4.6Comfort

            4.0Performance

            4.6Performance

            3.8Fuel Economy

            4.2Fuel Economy

            3.8Value for Money

            4.5Value for Money

            Most helpful review

            Price worthy car

            The car is really awesome. Awesome looks and luxurious interior.... Seats are very comfortable. Power of the car is really nice and low shaking on bad roads. Power steering and ground clearance is really nice.

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            Go for Indian brand

            Buying experience was good Driving experience is also good Look is perfect.... performance is great ..but it makes some engine noise Service is good Pros : look ; rear seating ; height ; and power... Cons : engine has some noise

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            Sonet vs Nexon Comparison FAQs

            Q: Which car is cheaper between Kia Sonet and Tata Nexon?

            Kia Sonet price is ₹ 7.15 Lakh and Tata Nexon price is ₹ 7.54 Lakh. Hence Kia Sonet is the cheapest amongst these cars. For detailed comparison of Sonet vs Nexon, click here.

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

            For the HTE 1.2 version, mileage of Sonet is 18.4kmpl and for the XE version, mileage of Nexon is 17.5kmpl. Thus making Sonet the most fuel efficient as compared to Nexon
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