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Kia India has announced the launch of the Sonet X-Line smart urban compact SUV. The special edition is available in petrol and diesel versions starting at Rs 13.39 lakh (ex-showroom). It is based on the GTX+ variant and therefore gets a similar set of features, but sits above it at the top of the range.

The X-Line gets a host of cosmetic updates, including a gloss black radiator grille, piano black front and rear skid plates and piano black ORVMs. It features a first-in-segment Xclusive Matte Graphite exterior colour. The SUV also gets new 16-inch dual-tone alloy wheels with silver brake callipers. On the inside, the X-Line comes with sports seats wrapped in Xclusive Splendid Sage dual-tone leatherette upholstery with orange stitching and X-Line logos. It further features a leatherette-wrapped flat-bottom steering and a black headliner.

Kia sonet X-line interior

The Sonet X-Line is available with a 1.0-litre turbo-petrol engine producing 118 bhp and 17.53 kgm of torque, paired with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The car also comes with a 1.5-litre diesel engine that makes 113 bhp and 25.49 kgm of torque. This engine comes mated to a 6-speed automatic gearbox.

Kia sonet X-line alloys

The Kia Sonet goes up against the likes of Tata Nexon, Hyundai Venue, Maruti Suzuki Brezza, Nissan Magnite, Renault Kiger, as well as the Toyota Urban Cruiser in India.

Variant-wise ex-showroom price of the Kia Sonet X-Line:

  • 1.0-litre turbo-petrol 7DCT X-Line –    Rs 13.39 lakh
  • 1.5-litre diesel 6AT X-Line –                Rs 13.99 lakh