New Kia Sonet Facelift Launch Date: Kia Motors has announced the introduction of its new generation Sonet in the Indian market. Facelift Kia Sonet is going to get many advanced features and convenience along with many excellent design elements. At one time, the Kia Sonet was the most feature-rich and premium SUV in the segment. And now to achieve the same position it is once again coming to the Indian market with a new avatar.
New Kia Sonet Facelift India Launch Date
The new generation Kia Sonet facelift has been officially confirmed to launch in the Indian market on December 14, 2023. Apart from this, a major news agency like Carwell has also confirmed this.
New Kia Sonata facelift design
The design of the upcoming Kia Sonet is going to be quite different from the current model. It will be presented with a completely new front face. It is going to get a redesigned grille, bumper and skid plate. Apart from this, LED DRLs are going to be available at the front along with LED headlight unit with a new design. While the side profile or interior dimensions remain unchanged, it will only be offered with new alloy wheels.
Also, there will be a redesigned rear bumper with a new LED tail light unit with silver skid plate. The new generation is going to be much bolder and aggressive than the old generation.
New Kia Sonata facelift cabin
Inside, like the cabin, it is expected to get a redesigned dashboard layout with central controls and a new steering wheel. Also expected to be available in multiple locations with the Shop Touch facility and a new premium letter set inside some exclusive elements. Inside the cabin, a newly designed AC unit is going to be available.
Kia Sonet Facelift New Features List
Among the features, it now gets a digital instrument cluster with a large touchscreen infotainment system and Apple CarPlay connectivity with wireless Android Auto. Other highlights include a voice-assist sunroof, height-adjustable driver’s seat with ventilated front seats, dual-zone climate control, air purifier, wireless mobile charging, special event controls for rear passengers and a premium sound system. will get.
|Features and specifications
|December 14, 2023
|Minor changes are expected.
|Possible design elements
|New front and rear bumpers, LED light bars, redesigned LED headlamps and taillights, new dual-tone alloy wheels, shark fin antenna, roof rails, electric sunroof
|New dual-tone interior theme, touch-based AC controls, built-in sunblinds for second row occupants, ADAS suite, fully digital instrument cluster
|1.2-litre NA Petrol, 1.5-litre Diesel, 1.0-litre Turbo Petrol
|Maruti Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon, Renault Kiger, Nissan Magnite
New Features of Kia Sonet Facelift
It is also expected to be powered by several advanced technologies in terms of safety features. It is expected that this ADAS technology will be introduced with some features. However, there is no confirmation in this regard yet.
Other safety features include six airbags as standard, electronic stability control, tire pressure monitoring system, Hill Haul Assist, 360-degree camera and ISOFIX child seat anchors with rear parking sensors.
New Kia Sonata facelift engine
Under the bonnet, the Kia Sonet facelift is expected to run with only the current engine options. It can be offered with a 1.0 liter turbo petrol engine, which produces 120 bhp and 172 Nm of torque. Apart from this, the 1.2-litre petrol engine produces 83 bhp and 115 Nm of torque. It is expected to be offered with a diesel version as well. 1.5 liter diesel engine that produces 115 bhp and 250 Nm of torque.
New Kia Sonata Facelift Price in India
The upcoming Kia Sonet is expected to be priced between Rs 8 lakh and Rs 15 lakh ex-showroom in the Indian market.
New Kia Sonata Facelift Rivals
After launch, it competes with Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon facelift, Mahindra XUV 300, Renault Kiger, Nissan Magnite, Maruti Suzuki Brezza and Maruti Fronx in the Indian market.