Hyundai Venue vs Kia Sonet

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Are you confused for the perfect Car between Kia Sonet or Hyundai Venue? Do not worry. Here are the solutions to your questions. We will be discussing a complete analysis of Kia Sonet and Hyundai Venue while comparing the two models based on their size, leg space, cost of the vehicle, performance, features, colours, and such other specifications to figure out the perfect vehicle.

AMT-Automatic Models

The Kia Sonet comes in 6 automatic versions, 3 of which are diesel and 3 of which are petrol. The base Sonet 1.5 HTK Plus Diesel AT automatic variant starts at Rs. 10.39 Lakh. The top-end Sonet 1.5 GTX Plus Diesel AT DT Automatic model is priced at Rs. 12.99 Lakh. Whereas, The Hyundai Venue comes in 3 automatic versions, all of which are diesel. The Venue S Turbo DCT Automatic base variant starts at Rs. 9.66 Lakh and the Venue SX Plus Sport DCT Automatic top-end variant is priced at Rs. 11.65 Lakh.


Kia Sonet and Hyundai Venue have a similar model, but the two SUVs differ enormously from each other. Here are the significant distinctions between Sonet and Venue. The Kia Sonet mileage is 18.2 to 24.1 kmpl, whereas the Hyundai Venue mileage is 17.52 to 23.7 kmpl. Kia Sonet has more boot space than the Hyundai Venue. It is also available with an automatic gearbox which is more feature-loaded than Hyundai Venue. It also has a diesel engine.

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The subcompact SUV will contend against rivals including Tata Nexon, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Mahindra XUV300, etc., which is Kia’s third product for the Indian market. The closest competitor of Kia Sonet, however, will be its sibling Hyundai Venue. This is because, Sonet is based on the platform of the Venue, and both SUVs are available with the same choices for engines.


There are ten different colour choices available in Kia Sonet such as Red, White Pearl Glacier, Silver Steel. Hyundai Venue is offered in eight different colours, including Fiery Red, Polar White and Silver typhoon.

Features of Sonet and Venue

Features like wireless charger, automatic temperature control, an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment device with mobile access, and many more are available in the Hyundai Venue. It is reasonable to say both SUVs are very distinct from each other. And it is not because of the entirely different architectures of Sonet and Venue, but rather because of numerous feature lists and individual mechanical variations. Though both SUV’s are quite different from each other, yet they are extremely comfortable. As for the venue, the leg space is 11.5 inches and 1.5 inches. Sonet and Venue have a headspace of 5 inches and 7 inches, respectively.


The price in India for Kia Sonet was released in September 2020. The Hyundai Venue price starts at Rs 6.75 Lakh ex-showroom, and the Kia Sonet price starts at Rs 6.71 Lakh ex-showroom. Some common features for both are that Venue and Sonet both have an engine of 1493 cc (Diesel top model), and 1197 cc (Petrol top model). Sonet’s leg space is 10.5 inches and 1.5 inches when the seat is pushed backwards.

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