Mahindra Bolero Neo vs Kia Sonet

Mahindra Bolero Neo is the latest car from Mahindra. Kia Sonet has been a good performer ever since its launch. Both these are good competitors in the SUV segment. Let us look at the comparison of these 2 cars.


DimensionMahindra Bolero NeoKia Sonet
Length3995 mm3995 mm
Height1817 mm1610 mm
Width1795 mm1790 mm
Ground clearance180 mm205 mm
Boot space384 litres392 litres


The mileage of Kia Sonet varies from 18.2 kmpl to 24.1 kmpl, whereas the Mahindra Bolero Neo’s mileage is 17.29 kmpl for diesel manual transmission.


Mahindra Bolero Neo comes with good features; Cruise control, eco mode, engine immobilizer, 8.9 cm LCD screen, Anti glare IRVM, ISOFIX child seat are available in Bolero Neo. Bolero Neo is a 7 seater.

Kia Sonet offers features like wireless charging, 10.25-inch touch screen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple Car Play.


Kia Sonet has a peak power of 81.86 bhp at 6,000 RPM for petrol engine. It also has a diesel engine. Bolero neo is powerful than Kia Sonet. It makes a peak power of 100 bhp.


Bolero Neo comes in 6 colours; Diamond White, Napoli Black, Rocky Beige, Pearl White, Highway Red and Majestic Silver.

Kia offers Sonet in 10 colours- Intense Red, Red, Black, Steel Silver, Beige Gold, Aurora Black Pearl, White Pearl, Black, Beige Gold, Black, Glacier White Pearl, Gravity Grey and Intelligence Blue.

Variants and Price

Mahindra Bolero Neo offers only diesel engine. The price ranges ranges from 8.48 lakh to 10.00 lakh. (Ex-Showroom). 

Kia Sonet has Petrol (Manual), Petrol (Automatic), Diesel (Automatic) and Diesel (Manual).  It ranges from 10.39 lakh to 12.39 lakh. (Ex-showroom Delhi)