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    MG Astor vs Kia Sonet

    CarWale brings you comparison of MG Astor and Kia Sonet. The MG Astor price is ₹ 9.78 Lakh and Kia Sonet price is ₹ 6.87 Lakh. The MG Astor is available in 1498 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and Kia Sonet is available in 1197 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol. Sonet provides the mileage of 18.4 kmpl.

    Astor vs Sonet Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsAstor Sonet
    Price₹ 9.78 Lakh₹ 6.87 Lakh
    Engine Capacity1498 cc1197 cc
    Power108 bhp82 bhp
    TransmissionManualManual
    Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
    MG Astor
    MG Astor
    Style 1.5 MT
    ₹ 9.78 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    Kia Sonet
    Kia Sonet
    HTE 1.2
    ₹ 6.87 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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    ₹ 6.54 Lakh
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    Bootspace (litres)392405
    Integrated (in-dash) Music System
    DisplayTouch-screen DisplayDigital Display
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    Specifications and Finance

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    • Engine & Transmission

      Engine1498 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC1197 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC999 cc, 3 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine TypeVTi-TECH 1.5Smartstream G 1.21.0L Energy
      Fuel Type PetrolPetrolPetrol
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)108 bhp @ 6000 rpm82 bhp @ 6000 rpm71 bhp @ 6250 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)144 Nm @ 4400 rpm115 Nm @ 4200 rpm96 Nm @ 3500 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)18.4View Mileage Details19.17View Mileage Details
      Driving Range (Km)828
      DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
      TransmissionManual - 5 GearsManual - 5 GearsManual - 5 Gears
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 6BS 6
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)432339953991
      Width (mm)180917901750
      Height (mm)165016101605
      Wheelbase (mm)258525002500
      Ground Clearance (mm)205
      Kerb Weight (kg)1245
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)555
      Seating Capacity (Person)555
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)222
      Bootspace (litres)392405
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)484540
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionMacPherson StrutMcPherson Strut with Coil SpringMcPherson Strut with Lower Triangle & Coil Spring, Anti-roll Bar & Traverse Arm
      Rear SuspensionTorsion BeamCoupled Torsion Beam Axle with Coil SpringTorsion Beam Axle
      Front Brake TypeDiscDiscDisc
      Rear Brake TypeDiscDrumDrum
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)5.65.1
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
      WheelsSteel RimsSteel RimsSteel Rims
      Spare WheelSteelSteelSteel
      Front Tyres215 / 60 R16195 / 65 R15195 / 60 R16
      Rear Tyres215 / 60 R16195 / 65 R15195 / 60 R16

    Features

    • Safety

      NCAP RatingNot TestedNot Tested4 Star (ASEAN NCAP)
      Overspeed Warning1 beep over 80kmph, Continuous beeps over 120kmph1 beep over 80kmph, Continuous beeps over 120kmph1 beep over 80kmph, Continuous beeps over 120kmph
      Emergency Brake Light Flashing
      Airbags2 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger)2 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger)2 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger)
      Middle rear three-point seatbelt
      Middle Rear Head Rest
      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)
      Hill Descent Control
    • Locks & Security

      Engine immobilizer
      Central LockingRemoteWith KeyRemote
      Speed Sensing Door Lock
      Child Safety Lock
    • Comfort & Convenience

      Air ConditionerYes (Automatic Climate Control)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 ArmrestBlower, Vents Behind Front Armrest
      Heater
      Cabin-Boot Access
      Anti-glare MirrorsManual - Internal OnlyManual - Internal OnlyManual - Internal Only
      Parking SensorsRearRearRear
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Steering AdjustmentTiltTiltTilt
      12V Power Outlets2
    • Seats & Upholstery

      Driver Seat Adjustment8 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)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)
      Rear Row Seat Adjustment2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
      Seat UpholsteryFabricFabricFabric
      Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
      Driver Armrest
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBenchBench
      InteriorsDual ToneSingle ToneSingle Tone
      Interior ColoursIconic Ivory / BlackBlackBlack
      Rear ArmrestWith Cup Holder
      Folding Rear SeatFullFull
      Split Rear Seat60:40 split
      Front Seatback Pockets
      Head-restsFront & RearFront & RearFront & Rear
    • Storage

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

      Scuff PlatesPlastic
      Power WindowsFront & RearFront OnlyFront & Rear
      One Touch -DownDriver
      Adjustable ORVMElectrically AdjustableElectrically AdjustableElectrically Adjustable
      Turn Indicators on ORVM
      Rear Defogger
      Rear Wiper
      Exterior Door HandlesChromeBody ColouredBody Coloured
      Interior Door HandlesChromeSilverUnpainted
      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
      Chrome Finish Exhaust pipe
      Body KitCladding - Black/GreyCladding - Black/GreyCladding - Black/Grey
      Rub - StripsSilverBlack
    • Lighting

      Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
      HeadlightsLED ProjectorHalogenHalogen
      Follow me home headlamps
      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 IndicatorDynamic
      TachometerAnalogueAnalogueDigital
      Instantaneous Consumption
    • Entertainment, Information & Communication

      Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (Wired), Apple Car Play (Wired)Android Auto (No), Apple Car Play (No)Android Auto (No), Apple Car Play (No)
      Integrated (in-dash) Music System
      DisplayTouch-screen DisplayDigital Display
      GPS Navigation System
      Speakers44
      USB Compatibility
      Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
      MP3 Playback
      AM/FM Radio
      iPod Compatibility
      Steering mounted controls
    • Manufacturer Warranty

      Battery Warranty (Kilometres)Not Available
      Warranty (Years)332
      Warranty (Kilometres)UnlimitedUnlimited50000
    • Rear row

      Seat Adjustment2 Way

    Brochure

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    Sonet Brochure

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    Kiger Brochure

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    Expert's Take

    Good Things
    • It’s a tech-fest 
    • Many first-in-class equipment 
    • Looks attractive both inside and out
    • Flamboyant styling
    • Feature loaded cabin
    • Loads of Powertrain options
    • Quirky design
    • Powerful engine
    • Plenty of equipment inside
    Could be Better
    • No diesel engine option 
    • Well-established competition poses a threat
    • Slightly stiffer ride quality
    • Second row seat isn’t spacious
    • No diesel-iMT combination
    • Rear shoulder room for three
    • Feel and build quality
    • High loading lip

    Colours

    Starry Black
    Gravity Grey
    Caspian Blue
    Glaze Red
    Steel Silver
    Mahogany Brown
    Aurora Silver
    Intense Red
    Moonlight Silver
    Candy White
    Clear White
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    Planet Grey
    Spiced Orange
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    Ice Cool White
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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating

    4.4/5

    8 Ratings

    7 Reviews

    4.0/5

    8 Ratings

    8 Reviews

    4.5/5

    6 Ratings

    4 Reviews
    Rating Parameters

    4.8Exterior

    4.6Exterior

    4.9Exterior

    4.5Comfort

    4.5Comfort

    4.9Comfort

    4.5Performance

    4.4Performance

    4.4Performance

    3.7Fuel Economy

    4.2Fuel Economy

    4.1Fuel Economy

    4.7Value for Money

    4.3Value for Money

    4.5Value for Money

    Most helpful review

    Big beast come in market bye bye Creta Seltos

    I took a test drive of this car. Interior feels very classy and luxurious look and also outlook is too awesome.. Boot space is also very much spacious. All safety features company providing in this car .Performance wise too good. As compared to Creta Seltos. This car will not disappoint you. Value for money car When I entered mg showroom. I saw Astor looks feel to classy. Just go for it.

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    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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    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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    Astor Vs Sonet Comparison FAQs

    Q: Which car is cheaper between MG Astor and Kia Sonet?

    MG Astor is priced at ₹ 9.78 Lakh, whereas Kia Sonet is priced at ₹ 6.87 Lakh. Hence Kia Sonet is the cheaper car amongst the two. For detailed comparison of Astor vs Sonet, click here.

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

    Pros of Astor are:

    • It’s a tech-fest 
    • Many first-in-class equipment 
    • Looks attractive both inside and out

    Pros of Sonet are:

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

    Cons of Astor are:

    • No diesel engine option 
    • Well-established competition poses a threat

    Cons of Sonet are:

    • Slightly stiffer ride quality
    • Second row seat isn’t spacious
    • No diesel-iMT combination

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

    For the Style 1.5 MT version, 1498 cc Petrol engine of Astor produces 108 bhp @ 6000 rpm of power and 144 Nm @ 4400 rpm of torque. Whereas 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.
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