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Kia Sonet 2024 | Is This Truly The Apple Of The Segment | First Drive Review

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For

Multiple powertrain and variants options to choose from

Against

Seating comfort, space on the inside

Driving

The real challenge for testing these features came during the drive in Bhopal, with rains and heavy fog creating the perfect conditions. The ADAS functionalities, communicating lane markings and warning against lane departure or a slow vehicle ahead, proved effective. While these features may not be ideal for everyday driving conditions, they could be lifesaving during long drives or cautious trips through foggy terrains.

Despite the impressive feature additions, one puzzling decision was the scooped seats. While it aims to provide more cabin space, it results in a somewhat cramped interior, with the cushioning becoming less comfortable. This may be more noticeable for those with larger body frames.

Mechanically, not much has changed but the addition of rear disc brakes, which undoubtedly take the braking performance up a few notches, a considerable difference is felt as opposed to the older Sonet.



TopGear Magazine June 2024