Kia Sonet sales cross the 1.5 lakh mark in under 2 years

The Sonet accounts for over 32% of Kia’s total sales.

Kia has announced that it has sold over 1.5 lakh units of the Sonet crossover in less than 2 years since its launch.

The Kia Sonet was launched in September 2020. The model accounts for over 32% of Kia’s total sales and is said to have a market share of almost 15% in the compact SUV segment.

According to the company, 25% of Sonet buyers chose the iMT variants, while 22% opted for the automatic transmission. 26% of customers prefer the top variants, while diesel variants accounted for 41% of the overall Sonet sales.

According to Kia, the two most popular colours for the Sonet are Glacier White Pearl and Aurora Black Pearl. These account for 44% of the overall dispatches.

The Kia Sonet is available with three engine options. These include a 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine, a 1.0-litre turbo-petrol and a 1.5-litre diesel unit. Transmission options include a 5-speed manual, 6-speed iMT and a 7-speed DCT.

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