Kia India has launched the 2022 Seltos and Sonet at starting prices of Rs 10.19 Lakhs and Rs 7.15 Lakhs (Both the prices are Ex. Showroom, India), respectively in the country. Both the SUVs receive cosmetic updates, new color schemes and additional features while retaining the same set of petrol and diesel engines. Moreover, several existing features from the higher variants have been extended to lower variants. The company has made 4 airbags, which includes side airbags, standard across all lower variants of the Seltos and Sonet.
2022 Kia Seltos
The 2022 Kia Seltos will be available in 19 variants in a price range of Rs 10.19-18.45 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom, India). It has been updated with 13 new enhancements which include the first-in-India Intelligent Manual Transmission (iMT) technology with the 1.5L diesel engine on the HTK+ variant. In addition, a new variant HTX AT has been introduced with the 1.5L diesel engine. The design updates include the new Kia logo on the D-cut steering wheel, SUS scuff plate and tailgate. The X Line variant will now flaunt X Line Logo on Indigo Pera Seats.
Paddle shifters along with multi-drive and traction modes have been made standard across the entire range of automatic variants. Other notable features added to the 2022 Kia Seltos range are Side Airbag, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), Brake Assist (BA), Hill Assist Control (HAC), Highline Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (Highline TPMS) and All-Wheel Disc brakes. The HTX+ variant of the vehicle also boasts of curtain airbags.
2022 Kia Sonet
The 2022 Kia Sonet is offered in 21 variants in a price bracket of Rs 7.15-13.09 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom, India). The SUV now comes with 9 new enhancements, including Side Airbag and Highline Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (Highline TPMS) as standard across the entire variant range. Identical to the Seltos, it also flaunts the Kia logo on the D-cut steering wheel and tailgate. It also gets advanced safety features in the form of Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), Brake Assist (BA), Hill Assist Control (HAC) as standard on the iMT trims.
The company has equipped the 2022 Sonet with the advanced 4.2-inch Colour Instrument Cluster from the HTX variant itself while curtain airbags will now be offered from HTX+ variant onwards. The Semi Leatherette seats will now be available from the HTE variant itself. Myung-sik Sohn, Chief Sales Officer, Kia India said, "We are extremely pleased to continue our positive momentum in the competitive Indian auto market. Our valued customers' continued trust in our products is a testament to our "customer-centric" product strategy, which has propelled us to achieve numerous milestones in a short period of time. Our focus on the safety of the occupants is reflected in the refreshed Seltos and Sonet, with 4 airbags standard across all lower variants." Below is the 2022 Kia Sonet price and 2022 Kia Seltos price variant-wise (Ex. Showroom, India):
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