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    Tata Nexon vs Kia Sonet

    CarWale brings you comparison of Tata Nexon and Kia Sonet. The Tata Nexon price is ₹ 7.30 Lakh and Kia Sonet price is ₹ 6.87 Lakh. The Tata Nexon is available in 1199 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and Kia Sonet is available in 1197 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol. Nexon provides the mileage of 17.4 kmpl and Sonet provides the mileage of 18.4 kmpl.

    Nexon vs Sonet Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsNexon Sonet
    Price₹ 7.30 Lakh₹ 6.87 Lakh
    Engine Capacity1199 cc1197 cc
    Power118 bhp82 bhp
    TransmissionManualManual
    Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
    Tata Nexon
    ₹ 7.30 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
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    Kia Sonet
    Kia Sonet
    HTE 1.2
    ₹ 6.87 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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    Renault Kiger
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    ₹ 7.22 Lakh
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    Bootspace (litres)350392405
    Airbags2 Airbags (Driver, Passenger)2 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger)4 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)
    Parking AssistReverse Camera
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    • Engine & Transmission

      Engine1199 cc, 3 Cylinders Inline, 2 Valves/Cylinder, SOHC1197 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC999 cc, 3 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine Type1.2L Turbocharged RevotronSmartstream G 1.21.0L Energy
      Fuel Type PetrolPetrolPetrol
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)118 bhp @ 5500 rpm82 bhp @ 6000 rpm71 bhp @ 6250 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)170 Nm @ 1750 rpm115 Nm @ 4200 rpm96 Nm @ 3500 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)17.4View Mileage Details18.4View Mileage Details19.17View Mileage Details
      Driving Range (Km)765.6828
      DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
      TransmissionManual - 6 Gears, Sport ModeManual - 5 GearsManual - 5 Gears
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 6BS 6
      Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbocharged
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)399339953991
      Width (mm)181117901750
      Height (mm)160616101605
      Wheelbase (mm)249825002500
      Ground Clearance (mm)209205
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)555
      Seating Capacity (Person)555
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)222
      Bootspace (litres)350392405
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)444540
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionIndependent, Lower Wishbone, McPherson Strut with Coil SpringMcPherson Strut with Coil SpringMcPherson Strut with Lower Triangle & Coil Spring, Anti-roll Bar & Traverse Arm
      Rear SuspensionSemi-Independent; closed profile Twist beam with Coil Spring and shock absorberCoupled Torsion Beam Axle with Coil SpringTorsion 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 / 60 R16195 / 65 R15195 / 60 R16
      Rear Tyres195 / 60 R16195 / 65 R15195 / 60 R16

    Features

    • Safety

      NCAP Rating5 Star (Global NCAP)Not 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
      Puncture Repair Kit
      Airbags2 Airbags (Driver, Passenger)2 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger)4 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)
      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 KeyKeyless
      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 OnlyCo-Driver Only
      Cabin-Boot Access
      Anti-glare MirrorsManual - Internal OnlyManual - Internal OnlyManual - Internal Only
      Parking AssistReverse Camera
      Parking SensorsRearRearRear
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Keyless Start/ Button Start
      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)8 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height 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
      Driver Armrest
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBenchBench
      InteriorsDual ToneSingle ToneSingle Tone
      Interior ColoursOff-White and GreyBlackBlack
      Rear ArmrestWith Cup Holder
      Folding Rear SeatFullFullFull
      Split Rear Seat60:40 split
      Front Seatback Pockets
      Head-restsFront & RearFront & RearFront & Rear
    • Storage

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

      Scuff PlatesOptionalPlastic
      Power WindowsFront OnlyFront OnlyFront & Rear
      Adjustable ORVMInternally AdjustableElectrically AdjustableElectrically Adjustable
      Turn Indicators on ORVM
      Rear Wiper
      Exterior Door HandlesBlackBody ColouredBody Coloured
      Interior Door HandlesPaintedSilverBlack
      Door PocketsFront & RearFront & RearFront & Rear
      Boot-lid OpenerInternal with KeyElectric Tailgate ReleaseInternal with Remote
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)BlackBody ColouredBlack
    • Exterior

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

      Ambient Interior LightingOptional
      Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
      HeadlightsHalogen ProjectorHalogenHalogen
      Tail LightsLEDHalogenLED
      Cabin LampsFrontFront and RearFront and Rear
      Headlight Height Adjuster
    • Instrumentation

      Instrument ClusterDigitalAnalogue - 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
      Shift IndicatorDynamicDynamic
      TachometerDigitalAnalogueDigital
      Instantaneous Consumption
    • Entertainment, Information & Communication

      Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (No), Apple Car Play (No)Android Auto (No), Apple Car Play (No)Android Auto (Wired), Apple Car Play (Wired)
      Integrated (in-dash) Music System
      DisplayTouch-screen Display
      Speakers4
      USB Compatibility
      Aux Compatibility
      Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio Streaming
      MP3 Playback
      AM/FM Radio
      iPod Compatibility
      Steering mounted controls
    • Manufacturer Warranty

      Battery Warranty (Kilometres)
      Warranty (Years)232
      Warranty (Kilometres)75000Unlimited50000
    • Rear row

      Seat Adjustment2 Way

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    CarWale's Take

    Good Things
    • New sharper styling makes the new Nexon look upmarket
    • Five Star G-NCAP safety rating
    • BS6 compliant powertrain
    • Flamboyant styling
    • Feature loaded cabin
    • Loads of Powertrain options
    • Quirky design
    • Powerful engine
    • Plenty of equipment inside
    Could be Better
    • Interior quality could have been better
    • Petrol engine lacks low-end grunt
    • Infotainment screen not as good as rivals
    • 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

    Daytona Grey
    Gravity Grey
    Caspian Blue with Black roof
    Foliage Green
    Steel Silver
    Moonlight Silver with Black roof
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    Calgary White
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    Intense Red
    Clear White
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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating

    4.7/5

    79 Ratings

    79 Reviews

    4.0/5

    8 Ratings

    8 Reviews

    4.7/5

    3 Ratings

    2 Reviews
    Rating Parameters

    4.6Exterior

    4.6Exterior

    4.5Exterior

    4.6Comfort

    4.5Comfort

    4.8Comfort

    4.5Performance

    4.4Performance

    4.7Performance

    4.2Fuel Economy

    4.2Fuel Economy

    4.5Fuel Economy

    4.5Value for Money

    4.3Value for Money

    4.8Value for Money

    Most helpful review

    mind blowing car

    mind blowing suv car everything is super in this car price is fantastic drive and feel luxury braking system is ABS BS6 engine around 8 lakh is the best car except hyundai and other company

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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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    Overall good car

    I owned RXT MT dual tone and I am satisfied to have it .it's mileage is good. Its ground clearance is too good. What we can have in 8 Lakhs rupees. Front and rear ac. push start stop button. But it's design may be different because it looks like Kwid.

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    Nexon Vs Sonet Comparison FAQs

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

    Tata Nexon is priced at ₹ 7.30 Lakh, whereas Kia Sonet is priced at ₹ 6.87 Lakh. Hence Kia Sonet is the cheaper car amongst the two. For detailed comparison of Nexon vs Sonet, click here.

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

    Pros of Nexon are:

    • New sharper styling makes the new Nexon look upmarket
    • Five Star G-NCAP safety rating
    • BS6 compliant powertrain

    Pros of Sonet are:

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

    Cons of Nexon are:

    • Interior quality could have been better
    • Petrol engine lacks low-end grunt
    • Infotainment screen not as good as rivals

    Cons of Sonet are:

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

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

    For the XE version, mileage of Nexon is 17.4 kmpl, whereas for the HTE 1.2 version, mileage of Sonet is 18.4 kmpl. Thus making Sonet the more fuel efficient as compared to Nexon.

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

    For the XE version, 1199 cc Petrol engine of Nexon produces 118 bhp @ 5500 rpm of power and 170 Nm @ 1750 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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