2022 Kia Sonet Introduced; Features Reshuffled And New Colours Added

The subcompact SUV gets its features reshuffled along with the addition of two new colours

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  • Prices hiked by up to Rs 30,000. 

  • Gets four airbags and TPMS as standard across all variants. 

  • Second-to-top HTX+ variant now gets six airbags. 

  • The Sonet is available in HTE, HTK, HTK+, HTX, HTX+ and GTX+ trims. 

  • New Imperial Blue and Sparkling Silver colours added. 

Kia has updated the Sonet, priced from Rs 7.15 lakh to Rs 13.79 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The 2022 model gets new features, more safety, and also some colour revisions. With this, its prices have also been increased by up to Rs 30,000. 


New Features


  • Highline Tyre Pressure Monitor (now standard)

  • Side Airbags (4 Airbags now standard)

  • Semi-leatherette seats with white stitching

  • Rear backseat folding knob


HTK+ (Only turbo-iMT variant)

HTX and HTX Anniversary Edition


  • Curtain airbags (Total 6 airbags)

  • Rebranded Kia Connect app for internet car technology

  • New SOS and Kia Connect button for the IRVM

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  • The base-spec HTE gets semi-leatherette seats with white stitching, replacing the earlier fabric seats. 

  • The HTK+ Turbo variants gain ESC, hill assist, brake assist, and Vehicle stability management, which was earlier available from the HTX variant. 

  • The 4.2-inch semi-digital instrument cluster has trickled down from the range-topping trims (HTX+ and GTX+) to the mid-spec HTX. 

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  • The second-to-top HTX+ gets six airbags, which was earlier limited to the top-spec GTX+variant. 

  • The UVO connect app for internet car technology has been rebranded as ‘Kia Connect’.

  • Instead of a fabric chord, you now get a pull-back knob to fold down the rear backseat. 

Besides that, Kia has changed the ‘Sonet’ logo in sync with the new ‘Kia’ logo. It’s also available in two new colour options: Imperial Blue and Sparkling Silver (both borrowed from the Carens). That said, its Gold Beige (Dual tone as well), Steel Silver, and Intelligency Blue colours have been discontinued. 

The Sonet continues with its expansive list of features including LED headlamps, an electric sunroof, a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, connected car technology and remote operation, wireless charging, ventilated front seats, and an air purifier.  

2022 kia sonet

The 2022 Kia Sonet receives no mechanical updates. The subcompact SUV is powered by three engines: 83PS 1.2-litre petrol (5-speed MT), 120PS 1-litre turbo-petrol (6-speed iMT/7-speed DCT) and 100PS (6-speed MT) / 115PS (6-speed AT) 1.5-litre diesel engines. 

The Kia Sonet rivals the Hyundai VenueTata NexonMahindra XUV300Renault KigerToyota Urban CruiserNissan Magnite, and Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza.

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