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Comparison Kia Sonet vs Tata Nexon SUVs – Specification, Features, Price



All about Upcoming Kia Sonet vs Tata Nexon SUVs ✓ Specification ✓ Price ✓ Mileage ✓ Color ✓ Features ✓ ABS ✓ Comparison.

With an introductory ex-showroom price of Rs 6.71 Lakh, the Kia Sonet is the cheapest sub-4m SUV currently in India. The Sonet also comes loaded with a range of first-in segment features which includes a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system (lower variants get an 8-inch unit), ventilated front seats, BOSE sound system, inbuilt air purifier, UVO connectivity with 57 connected car features, TPS( tyre pressure management system), etc. On the other hand, Tata Nexon, one of the most popular vehicles in this market space will surely feel the heat of the competition after entry of little Kia SUV. Here we, compare the Sonet and Nexon to find out how they stack up against each other.

Kia Sonet Vs Tata Nexon – Engine Specifications:

Petrol engine Kia Sonet 1.0 Ltr Tata Nexon 1.0 Ltr
Engine type 1.0-litre turbocharged T-GDi petrol engine
Displacement 998 cc
No. of cylinders 3
Max. Power 118 bhp @ 6,000 rpm
Max. Torque 172 Nm @ 1,500 rpm
Transmission 6-speed Semi-Automatic and 7-speed DCT Automatic
Emission Standard BS-6
Drivetrain Layout FWD
Driving Range 819-823 kmrs
Petrol engine Kia Sonet 1.2 Ltr Tata Nexon 1.2 Ltr
Engine type 1.2-litre naturally aspirated SmartstreamG petrol engine 1.2-litre turbocharged revotron petrol engine
Displacement 1,197 cc 1,199 cc
No. of cylinders 4 4
Max. Power 82 bhp @ 6,300 rpm 118 bhp @ 5,500 rpm
Max. Torque 115 Nm @ 4,200 rpm 170 Nm @ 1,750 rpm
Transmission 5-speed Manual 6-speed Manual and Automatic
Emission Standard BS-6 BS-6
Drivetrain Layout FWD FWD
Driving Range 828 kmrs 704-765 kmrs
Diesel engine Kia Sonet 1.5 Ltr Tata Nexon 1.5 Ltr
Engine type 1.5-litre CRDi diesel engine / CRDi VGT diesel engine 1.5-litre turbocharged revotorque diesel engine
Displacement 1,493 cc 1,497 cc
No. of cylinders 4 4
Max. Power 99 bhp / 113 bhp @ 4,000 rpm 108 bhp @ 4,000 rpm
Max. Torque 240 Nm / 250 Nm @ 1,500 rpm 260 Nm @ 1,500 rpm
Transmission 6-speed Manual and Torque-converter Automatic 6-speed Manual and Automatic
Emission Standard BS-6 BS-6
Drivetrain Layout FWD FWD
Driving Range 1084-855 kmrs 1053 kmrs

Kia Sonet Vs Tata Nexon – Dimensions:

Dimensions Kia Sonet Tata Nexon
Length 3,995 mm 3,993 mm
Width 1,790 mm 1,811 mm
Height 1,647 mm 1,606 mm
Wheelbase 2,500 mm 2,498 mm
Ground Clearance 205 mm 209 mm
Boot Space 392-litres 350-litres
Fuel Tank Capacity 45-litres 44-litres

Kia Sonet Vs Tata Nexon – Features

Standard Features
Kia Sonet Tata Nexon
•      10.25-inch HD touchscreen infotainment system (Top variant)
•      Over-the-air (OTA) map updates
•      4.2-inch MID (multi-information display)
•      57 UVO connected car features
•      Remote engine start via UVO Connect & Smart key
•      BOSE Sound System – 7 speakers with sub-woofer
•      LED Mood lighting
•      Wireless charger
•      Paronamic Sunroof
•      Ventilated front seats
•      Air purifier with virus protection
•      Steering wheel with controls
•      Multi-drive & traction modes, grip control for AT models
•      Rear AC vents
•      Front and rear parking sensors
•      Keyless entry and go
•      Push button start

•      7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto/Apple CarPlay (Top variant)
•      3.5-inch infotainment screen with four speakers
•      Bluetooth connectivity and ConnectNext app
•      Voice alerts, voice commands, text readout
•      Steering-mounted audio, phone and voice controls
•      3.5-inch infotainment screen with four speakers
•      Rain-sensing wipers and Shark fin antenna
•      Powered Sunroof with Fast USB charging
•      Projector headlamps with LED DRLs
•      LED tail-lamps
•      Turn indicators mounted in the ORVMs
•      Rain-sensing wipers and Rear AC vents
•      Keyless entry
•      Push button start
Safety Features
•      Six Air-bags (Top Variants)
•      ABS with EBD
•      Brake Assist
•      Vehicle Stability Control
•      Electronic Stability Control
•      ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts
•      Rear Parking Sensors
•      Rear Parking Camera with Guidance
•      Front Seat-belt Reminders
•      Speed Sensing Door Lock
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
•      Dual front Air-bags
•      ABS with EBD
•      Brake Assist
•      ISOFIX child-seat anchorage
•      Traction control
•      Electronic Stability Program
•      Hill-hold assist
•      Front power windows
•      Remote central locking
•      Seat-belt Reminder
•      Rear Parking Sensor
Central Locking

Kia Sonet Vs Tata Nexon – Mileage:

Variants Name Fuel Type Kia Sonet Tata Nexon
1.0-Litre iMT Petrol 18.2 kmpl
1.0-Litre MT Petrol
1.0-Litre AT Petrol 18.3 kmpl
1.2-Litre MT Petrol 18.4 kmpl 17.4 kmpl
1.2-Litre AT Petrol 16.0 kmpl
1.5-Litre MT Diesel 24.1 kmpl 22.4 kmpl
1.5-Litre AT Diesel 19.0 kmpl 22.4 kmpl

Kia Sonet Vs Tata Nexon – Colour

Kia Sonet Tata Nexon
Steel Silver
Gravity Grey
Intense Red
Aurora Black Pearl
Intelligency Blue
Beige Gold
Glacier White Pearl
Dual-tone
Intense Red with Aurora Black Pearl
Pearl White with Aurora Black Pearl
Beige Gold with Black
Foliage Green
Flame Red
Tectonic Blue
Pure Silver
Daytona Grey
Calgary White

Kia Sonet Vs Tata Nexon – Ex-showroom Price

Fuel Type Kia Sonet Tata Nexon
Petrol (1.0-litre) INR 9.49 – 11.99 lakh.
Petrol (1.2-litre) INR 6.71 lakh – 8.45 lakh. INR 6.99 lakh – 11.35 lakh.
Diesel (1.5-litre) INR 10.39 – 11.99 lakh. INR 8.45 lakh – 12.70 lakh.


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