2022 Kia Sonet, Seltos Launched; Priced From Rs 7.15 Lakh And Rs 10.19 Lakh Respectively
- Sonet and Seltos get 4 airbags and tyre pressure monitor as standard
- Seltos gets new HTK+ diesel iMT and HTX diesel-auto variants
- ESC, VSM, hill start assist now standard on Seltos
The Kia Sonet and Seltos have been updated for 2022 with prices starting from Rs. 7.15 lakh and Rs. 10.19 lakh (ex-showroom, India) respectively. The updates bring with it changes to the equipment list including greater safety kit on lower variants along with an all-new diesel-iMT engine-gearbox combination – a first in India - on the Seltos. Both SUVs also get two new paint options for the 2022 model year – Imperial Blue and Sparkling Silver - and get revised badging across all variants. Kia says bookings for the new 2022 SUVs are open across all its dealerships and online.
2022 Kia Seltos: The changes
The biggest news for the Seltos is the introduction of the new diesel-iMT powertrain option with manufacturers till now offering an iMT gearbox only with a petrol or turbo-petrol engine in the country. The diesel-iMT powertrain is available in the mid-spec HTK+ variant and is priced at Rs. 13.99 lakh. The previously available petrol-iMT powertrain is carried forward. Also new for 2022 is a diesel automatic HTX variant priced at Rs. 16.29 lakh.
Moving to the equipment, Kia has added more safety kit to the lower variants of the Seltos. All variants now come 4 airbags, ESC, VSM, brake assist, hill start assist, tyre pressure monitoring system and four-wheel disk brakes as standard. The HTX+ and GTX(O) trims meanwhile get the addition of curtain airbags which were previously only available on the GTX+ and X Line models. Kia has also added paddle shifters, drive modes and traction modes on all automatic variants.
|1.5 petrol HTE 6MT||Rs. 10.19 lakh||1.5 diesel HTE 6MT||Rs. 11.09 lakh|
|1.5 petrol HTK 6MT||Rs. 11.25 lakh||1.5 diesel HTK 6MT||Rs. 12.39 lakh|
|1.5 petrol HTK+ 6MT||Rs. 12.35 lakh||1.5 diesel HTK+ 6MT||Rs. 13.49 lakh|
|1.5 petrol HTK+ 6iMT||Rs. 12.75 lakh||1.5 diesel HTK+ 6iMT||Rs. 13.99 lakh|
|1.5 petrol HTX 6MT||Rs. 14.15 lakh||1.5 diesel HTX 6MT||Rs. 15.29 lakh|
|1.5 petrol HTX IVT||Rs. 15.15 lakh||1.5 diesel HTX 6AT||Rs. 16.29 lakh|
|1.4T-GDI GTX(O) 6MT||Rs. 15.85 lakh||1.5 diesel HTX+ 6MT||Rs. 16.39 lakh|
|1.4T-GDI GTX+ 6MT||Rs. 16.95 lakh||1.5 diesel GTX+ 6AT||Rs. 18.15 lakh|
|1.4T-GDI GTX+ 7DCT||Rs. 17.85 lakh||1.5 diesel X Line 6AT||Rs. 18.45 lakh|
|1.4T-GDI X Line 7DCT||Rs. 18.15 lakh||---||---|
The Seltos also gets a new Gravity Grey and Aurora Black dual tone paint scheme on the HTX+ and GTX+ variants.
2022 Kia Sonet: The changes
While the Sonet does not get any new variants, it too gets additional safety kit in lower variants. Four airbags and a tyre pressure monitoring system are now standard fit while curtain airbags are now also available on the second from top HTX+ trim. ESC, brake assist and hill start assist are now available with the HTK+ iMT variant as well.
|1.2 petrol HTE 5MT||Rs. 7.15 lakh||1.5 diesel HTE 6MT||Rs. 8.89 lakh|
|1.2 petrol HTK 5MT||Rs. 8.15 lakh||1.5 diesel HTK 6MT||Rs. 9.69 lakh|
|1.2 petrol HTK+ 5MT||Rs. 9.05 lakh||1.5 diesel HTK+ 6MT||Rs. 10.35 lakh|
|1.0T-GDI HTK+ 6iMT||Rs. 9.99 lakh||1.5 diesel HTX 6MT||Rs. 11.19 lakh|
|1.0T-GDI HTX 6iMT||Rs. 10.79 lakh||1.5 diesel HTX AE 6MT||Rs. 11.59 lakh|
|1.0T-GDI HTX AE 6iMT||Rs. 11.19 lakh||1.5 diesel VGT HTX 6AT||Rs. 11.99 lakh|
|1.0T-GDI HTX 7DCT||Rs. 11.39 lakh||1.5 diesel VGT HTX AE 6AT||Rs. 12.39 lakh|
|1.0T-GDI HTX AE 7DCT||Rs. 11.79 lakh||1.5 diesel HTX+ 6MT||Rs. 12.49 lakh|
|1.0T-GDI HTX+ 6iMT||Rs. 12.09 lakh||1.5 diesel GTX+ 6MT||Rs. 12.85 lakh|
|1.0T-GDI GTX+ 6iMT||Rs. 12.45 lakh||1.5 diesel VGT GTX+ 6AT||Rs. 13.69 lakh|
|1.0T-GDI GTX+ 7DCT||Rs. 13.09 lakh||---||---|
On the cosmetic front, the semi-leatherette seats from the HTK variant are now offered in the HTE trim while the HTX variant now comes with the 4.2-inch digital instrument cluster.
All prices, ex-showroom, India.