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Kia Sonet vs Rivals | Which is the Best Subcompact SUV? | Subcompact SUVs | carandbike
KiaSonet FordEcosport MarutiVitaraBrezza MahindraXUV300 HyundaiVenue bestsubcompactsuv carandbike 0000 - Start 0235 - Overview of all Sub Compact SUVs by Siddharth Patankar 0335 - Takeover by Kinghuk For Tech and Shams for Features Analysis 0415 - Kia Sonet versus the rest 0430 - Exterior Comparison 0537 - Performance Analysis amp Driver Review for Ford Ecosport 0644 - Performance Analysis amp Driver Review for Maruti Vitara Brezza 0757 - Performance Analysis amp Driver Review for Mahindra XUV300 0928 - Performance Analysis amp Driver Review for Hyundai Venue 1058 - Performance Analysis amp Driver Review for Kia Sonet 1230 - Cabin Analysis of all Sub Compact SUVs 1243 - Rear View Analysis XUV300 1334 - Cabin amp Features Sonet 1350 - Cabin amp FeaturesFord Ecosport 1616 - Sonet Smart Tech 1744 - Feature in Maruti Vitara Brezza 1821 - Saftey Analysis 1910 - Verdict Time 2051 - Price Point 2148 - Final Verdict 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 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 segments bestseller to date which is the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza the current market leader Hyundai Venue Indias safest car - the Mahindra XUV 300 and the pioneer in this segment - the Ford EcoSport So herersquos our comprehensive comparison review of the Kia Sonet and its rivals and the result may surprise you On looks all cars are pretty attractive The EcoSport has become edgier with the S and Thunder variants and its 2018 facelift It is the only one with a wheel mounted on the tailgate and has a side opening boot door - which isnt terribly convenient Venue carries Hyundais new modern design language and even gets a sport variant with a black grille Kia Sonet is the one with drop dead gorgeous looks superb stance and muscular proportion Most of the cars do get both fuel still - including the missing Nexon But Maruti Toyota and upcoming Renault and Nissan models have gone petrol-only in India XUV 300 has the tag of Indias safest car Thats pretty special Its also been a previous winner here remember In our last comparison the reason why the XUV 300 had emerged on top is because of its sporty performance All cars are all similar sized and offer reasonably similar cabin space But one stands out Amongst all these cars the most comfortable second row is in the XUV 300 Most cars now do offer Apple CarPlay and Android Auto at the high end On safety all cars do fairly well They each have dual airbags seat belt reminders and ABS as standard The EcoSport Sonet and Venue each get 6 airbags at the top end while the XUV impresses with 7 airbags - to match its safest car tag The Vitara Brezza gets just the 2 Now a glance at the all important prices The segment sees a 670 lakh to 13 lakh price band So even though the base variant of Sonet starts the lowest it does end up becoming a very pricey proposition as you start to go up the variant list Choosing it is still a wise bet though especially if good looks loads of features and the novelty factor are important to you So the car with a good balance of tech comfort features safety equipment and importantly for me - drivability is still the Hyundai Venue and it retains the crown in this segment For more news and information from the world of auto do visit our website httpbitlyCarandBike Subscribe to carandbike for your daily dose of Auto httpbitlyCarAndBike and hit the Like us on Facebook httpswwwfacebookcomcarandbike Follow us on Instagram httpsinstagramcomcarandbike Follow us on Twitter httpstwittercomcarandbike Download the CarAndBike App from Playstore httpsbitlycarandbikeapp
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