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Upcoming Kia Sonet CNG – Price | Specification | Mileage

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Upcoming Kia Sonet CNG in India: Many new CNG cars are going to be launched in India soon. South Korean automaker Kia is also going to enter this segment. Kia is working on a CNG variant of its popular mid-size SUV Sonet. The company can launch it after 2022. However, no official statement has come out from the company like. Recently Sonnet has been spotted during testing.

Kia has started testing the CNG variant of the Sonnet sub-4 meter SUV in India. In this, the CNG option will be given to the 1.0-litre 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine. The Sonet CNG will be mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox. Its engine generates 118bhp and 172Nm of torque. However, there could be a slight drop in the power and torque outputs of the Sonet CNG. It will compete with the soon-to-be-launched new Maruti Brezza.

In the spy image, the upcoming SUV can be seen with a CNG sticker placed near the rear windshield. It is clear from this that this is only a CNG car. Apart from this, the CNG intake valve can also be seen next to the petrol filling cap.

Kia Sonet Exterior Design

As for the exterior design, there will be no change in the upcoming Sonnet CNG. Exterior highlights of the Kia Sonet include a split headlamp design, projector headlamps with LED DRLs, projector fog lights, LED tail lights, 16-inch dual-tone alloy wheels, a shark fin antenna, roof rails, and silver skid plates.

Upcoming Kia Sonet Interior

Remain Unchanged from the Inside, The SUV will get same 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with latest smartphone connectivity. This car comes with UVO Connect connected car technology in which 37 features will be available under 5 segments. Talking about the safety features, the Kia Sonet will get standard safety equipment like dual front airbags with ABS.

Kia Sonet CNG Launch Date

As per the fresh media reports, Kia will launch the CNG variant any how in the next year or may be end of this Year. The upcoming CNG variant will enter production in Next year any time. The Kia Sonet CNG variat can be launch in India expected in the first half of 2023.

Name of CarLaunch Date
Kia Sonet CNGFirst Half of 2023

Upcoming Kia Sonet Engine

The CNG variant of the Sonet will come with a 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine that we have seen on the Sonnet earlier. The engine generates power of 118bhp and peak torque of 172Nm, but its performance may be slightly lower with CNG. However, we will have to wait for the official launch to confirm it.

CNG engineKia Sonet
Engine type1.0-litre kappa turbo CNG engine
Displacement998 cc
No. of cylinders3
Power118 bhp @ 6,000 rpm
Torque172 Nm @ 1,500 rpm
Transmission6-speed Manual Clutchless, 7-speed DCT Automatic
Emission StandardBS-6
DrivetrainFWD
Kia Sonet CNG – Dimensions & Weight
Length3,995 mm
Width1,790 mm
Height1,647 mm
Wheelbase2,500 mm
Ground Clearance211 mm
Capacity
No. of Doors5-Doors
Seating Capacity5-Person
No. of Seating Rows2-Rows
Bootspace178-litres
Suspensions, Brakes & Steering
Front SuspensionMcPherson Strut with Coil Spring
Rear SuspensionCoupled Torsion Beam Axle with Coil Spring
Front Brake TypeDisc
Rear Brake TypeDrum
Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)
Wheel TypeSteel Rims
Front Tyres215 / 60 R16
Rear Tyres215 / 60 R16

Upcoming Kia Sonet CNG – Mileage

Fuel TypeTransmissionMileage
CNG (998 cc)Clutchless Manual30.8 kmpl
CNG (998 cc)Automatic (Dual Clutch)28.15 kmpl

Upcoming Kia Sonet CNG – Features

Standard Features:-

  • 10.25-inch HD touchscreen infotainment system
  • 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
  • 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

Safety Features:-

  • Six Air-bags
  • 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

Kia Sonet SUV – Colours:

  • Glacier White Pearl
  • Steel Silver
  • Gravity Grey
  • Intense Red
  • Aurora Black Pearl
  • Intelligency Black
  • Beige Gold

Upcoming Kia Sonet CNG – Rivals & Competitors

  • Maruti Suzuki WagonR 1.0 CNG
  • Tata Punch
  • Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza
  • Mahindra XUV300
  • Nissan Magnite
  • Renault Kiger

Kia Sonet CNG – Expected Price.

It is expected that the CNG variant of the Sonnet will be offered with a 6-speed automatic gearbox. The price of Kia Sonnet CNG is expected to increase by Rs 70-90 thousand. Along with this, the price of the top model of Sonnet CNG can be around Rs 13 lakh.

Kia Sonet CNG – Expected Price
Base VariantINR. 11.70 Lakh.
Top VariantINR. 13.50 Lakh.
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Last modified: June 23, 2022
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