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Discover the Kia Sonet HTK (O) variant in these 7 images

The HTK(O) Variant adds a host of premium features to the Kia Sonet, making it a more attractive product for the price it is offered at

Sonet HTK (O)

Kia recently launched the HTE(O) and HTK(O) variants for the Sonet, based on the HTE and HTK variants respectively. In this report, we take you through the HTK (O) variant of the Sonet, which gets some premium features over the HTK variant of the Sonet.

Let’s start!

Design

The front of the Sonet gets the redesigned grille with silver inserts around it. It gets halogen headlamps and misses out on LED DRLs and LED fog lamps available on the above HTK+ variant.

As for the profile, you get 16-inch steel wheels for the HTK+ variant. You also get to see the silver roof rack, which further enhances the exterior appearance

The most important addition in the rear area is the connected taillights, which gives it a chic look. The rear design is completed with a silver skid plate that adds a bit of ruggedness to the car’s appearance.

Interior

Step inside and you will see an all-black cabin complemented by black fabric seats. To maintain some contrast, you get silver accents around the air vents, steering wheel and lower center console. The noticeable difference with the HTK variant is that when you enter the cabin, you see the automatic AC control instead of the manual AC.

Functions

The HTK(O) variant of the Sonet gets an electric sunroof, rear defroster and automatic climate control over the HTK variant. Besides the above features, it gets an 8-inch infotainment system, wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a 4.2-inch semi-digital driver display, C-type chargers (1 front, 2 rear), tilt steering, electric ORVMs, rear AC vents, sound system with 6 speakers and rear sunshades.

In terms of safety, it has six airbags, ABS with EBD, electronic stability control, a tire pressure monitoring system, hill start assist, a rear parking camera with sensors and seat belt reminders for all occupants.

Powertrain

The HTK(O) variant of the Sonet gets the option of both petrol and diesel engines. The petrol engine is powered by the 1.2-litre naturally aspirated engine that produces 82 PS and 115 Nm, combined with a 5-speed manual gearbox, while the diesel engine gets the well-known 1.5-litre engine that produces 116 PS and 250 Nm, combined with a 6-speed gearbox. speed manually. A 1-litre turbo petrol engine is available on the higher variants for those looking for more power.

Price and rivals

The HTK(O) variant is priced at Rs 9.25 lakh for the petrol manual variant and Rs 10.85 lakh (ex-showroom) for the diesel variant.

Overall, the added features make the optional variant much more desirable and worth paying an extra amount of up to Rs 36,000 over the HTK variant. The Sonet competes with the Tata Nexon, Hyundai Venue, Maruti Brezza, Mahindra XUV 300 and Renault Kiger.

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