Nissan Magnite vs Kia Sonet

Kia Sonet has been a good performer ever since its launch. Magnite is the latest cars from Nissan in the B segment SUV. Confused about which car to buy? Let us find out by checking the comparison of these 2 cars.

Variants and Price

Nissan Magnite is very affordable. The pricing of Kia Sonet is convenient.

Nissan Magnite has Petrol (Automatic) and Petrol (Manual). The price of the base version is 4.99 lakh. The top end of the Nissan Magnite is priced at 9.59 lakh. (Ex-showroom Delhi)

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)


DimensionNissan MagniteKia Sonet
Length3994 mm3995 mm
Height1572 mm1610 mm
Width1758 mm1790 mm
Ground clearance205 mm205 mm

Though length is same, Kia Sonet beats Nissan Magnite in height and width. Both have good ground clearance. Boot space of 392 litres in Kia Sonet is bigger than 336 litres in Nissan Magnite.


The mileage of Kia Sonet varies from 18.2 kmpl to 24.1 kmpl, whereas the Nissan Magnite mileage is 19.38 kmpl for manual and 17.7 for automatic.


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

Nissan Magnite

Nissan Magnite comes with good features.The exclusive ‘Tech Pack’ of Nissan includes air purifier, wireless charger, puddle lamp sand high-end speakers and ambient mood lighting.


Kia Sonet has a peak power of 81.86bhp at 6,000 RPM for petrol engine. It also has a diesel engine.

As only petrol variant is available, the petrol engine in Nissan Magnite has a peak power of 100 bhp at 5,000 RPM while.


There are eight different colour choices available in Nissan Magnite – Blade Silver, Vivid Blue with Strom White, Tourmaline Brown Onyx Black, Onyx Black, Pearl white with Onyx Black, Flare Garnet Red with Onyx Black, Storm White and Sandstone Browns.

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

Final Verdict

Kia Sonet is an expensive car and is bigger than Nissan Magnite. Nissan Magnite has good specifications and is cheaper. Nissan Magnite is good value for money. Both cars are comfortable.

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Aman Singh

Mechanical Engineer and a Passionate Writer

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