2022 Kia Sonet and Kia Seltos have gained a bunch of latest options together with extra commonplace security tools whereas no powertrain modifications have been made
Kia India has introduced the launch of the 2022 Sonet and Seltos for the home market. The up to date midsize SUV is priced between Rs. 10.19 lakh and it goes all the best way as much as Rs. 18.45 lakh (ex-showroom). The South Korean auto main says 13 modifications have been made to the lineup with the inclusion of latest options and different revisions.
As an illustration, the automated variants throughout the vary acquire paddle shifters with multi-drive and traction modes whereas a brand new brand and Indigo Pera seats have been launched within the X Line trim. Different new bits embody a SUS scuff plate and tailgate together with a flat-bottom steering wheel with mounted controls. As well as, the 1.5-litre four-cylinder diesel engine comes with an iMT transmission within the HTK+ grade.
One other change is the supply of a six-speed torque converter computerized gearbox within the 1.5-litre diesel HTX trim. The security options listing boasts TPMS (Tyre Strain Monitoring System), ESC (Digital Stability Management), VSM (Automobile Stability Administration), HAS (Hill Help Management), disc brakes on all 4 wheels, BA (Brake Help), curtain airbags in HTX+, and many others.
Apart from the Seltos, the 2022 Kia Sonet has additionally been launched with a beginning value of Rs. 7.15 lakh (ex-showroom). The tools listing positive factors new security options like 4 airbags throughout the vary and curtain airbags within the HTX+ trim. On the surface, the up to date compact SUV options new Sonet badging, and two paint schemes resembling Glowing Silver and Imperial Blue.
Kia has additionally added an all-digital instrument cluster to the HTK trim. With no mechanical modifications, the 2022 Kia Sonet is provided with a 1.2-litre petrol, a 1.5-litre diesel and a 1.0-litre petrol engine. The naturally-aspirated petrol delivers round 83 hp whereas the turbocharged diesel makes 115 hp and the smaller turbo petrol kicks out 120 hp.
As for the transmission, a five-speed handbook, a six-speed handbook, a six-speed AT, a six-speed iMT, and a seven-speed DCT proceed to be obtainable. The Sonet rivals Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon, Hyundai Venue, Mahindra XUV300, Honda WR-V, and Toyota City Cruiser.