The subcompact SUV segment is red hot. Always popular, now it has more players than ever. There are seven cars already, with at least two more coming within the next 6 months. The Kia Sonet is one of the very latest to join the party. And this wild subcompact SUV came prepared for combat. So we decided it was obviously time to see it square off against the major rivals it has to contend with. The cars are all formidable rivals because they have all been successful popular and are competent opponents. The segment's bestseller to date which is the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, the current market leader, Hyundai Venue, India's 'safest car' - the Mahindra XUV 300 and the pioneer in this segment - the Ford EcoSport. So, here’s our comprehensive comparison review of the Kia Sonet and its rivals and the result may surprise you.