Kia receives a record 6,523 first day bookings for the Sonet

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The Sonet is Kia’s highly anticipated offering in the hotly contested sub-four metre compact SUV segment and will compete against the likes of the Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300 and its own sibling the Hyundai Venue

Kia Motors India recently revealed that its upcoming compact SUV, the Sonet, has garnered a record 6,523 bookings on its very first day. The company had opened bookings for the Sonet on August 20, for a booking amount of Rs 25,000. To know more about the Sonet on the whole, check out our article from earlier here.

Kookhyun Shim, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Kia Motors India said, “The tremendous response to the all-new Sonet, proves that there is never a bad time to launch a good product. It also shows that the faith of Indian consumers in Brand Kia has grown leaps and bounds over just one year of our operation in India. With the Sonet, we offer customers a product that boasts world-class quality, powerful design, cutting-edge technology, unparalleled features and a staggering variety of options. I would like to assure the customers that Kia Motors is fully committed to delivering their Sonet in the least time possible with our Anantpur plant operating with optimum efficiency.”

Manufactured at Kia’s production facility at Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, the Sonet boasts Kia’s unique DNA of emotive styling along with a premium and youthful appeal to create a strong road presence. The Sonet hopes to set new benchmarks in the industry with its high-quality interiors, 30+ segment-best features and a wide choice of powertrains. The sophisticated Sonet also comes equipped with Kia’s signature UVO Connect suite of technologies, with a range of 57 features for owners offering convenience, remote control, navigation, safety, security and vehicle management.

Easily one of the most anticipated car launches of 2020, the Sonet is being offered in a dual trim concept of Tech Line and GT-Line with multiple powertrain options to suit virtually all requirements in this segment. Between the five variants in the Tech Line – HTE, HTK, HTK+, HTX and HTX+ – Sonet customers can choose from a compelling array of features, many of which are segment firsts. For those who want that additional dash of sportiness in their Sonet, the GT-Line’s GTX+ trim is loaded with an unmatched list of features that elevate the driving and ownership experience to the next level.