Kia Seltos and Sonet Price Update: New Variants and Price Hikes

Kia Seltos and Sonet Price Update: New Variants and Price Hikes

Kia Motors has announced a significant update for its popular SUVs, the Kia Seltos and Sonet, as we step into the new financial year. The update includes the introduction of new variants and a price hike across several existing models, with increases of up to Rs 65,000. Despite these changes, the price of the Kia EV6 remains unchanged, maintaining its position in the market.

Kia Sonet: New Additions and Price Adjustments

The Kia Sonet, a favorite among compact SUV enthusiasts, now welcomes two new trims to its lineup: the HTE (O) and HTK (O). These variants are designed to offer more features and options to customers, available in both petrol and diesel engine configurations. While the starting price of the Sonet remains unchanged, there have been notable price adjustments across its range:

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Kia Sonet
  • Petrol Manual Variants: The prices have increased by up to Rs 11,000, making some of the popular models slightly more expensive.
  • Petrol Automatic Variants: These have seen a price hike of up to Rs 7,000, adjusting to market dynamics.
  • Diesel Manual Variants: The biggest increase is observed here, with prices going up by up to Rs 21,000.
  • Diesel Automatic Variants: These have experienced a price hike of up to Rs 11,000.

With these adjustments, the Kia Sonet now has a price range from Rs 7.99 lakh to Rs 15.75 lakh, offering a variety of options to suit different budgets and preferences.

Kia Seltos: Enhancements and Price Increases

The Kia Seltos, known for its stylish design and robust features, has also undergone some changes. The price hike has affected the petrol manual variants the most, with an increase of up to Rs 56,000. The petrol automatic variants are not far behind, with a rise of up to Rs 55,000. The diesel manual variants have seen the highest increase, with prices going up by up to Rs 65,000. However, the diesel automatic variants have only experienced a modest hike of up to Rs 5,000.

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Kia Seltos
  • In addition to the price changes, the Seltos now offers more affordable automatic variants, such as the HTK Plus petrol IVT and the HTK Plus diesel automatic. This move aims to make the Seltos more accessible to a broader range of customers.
  • The updated pricing for the Kia Seltos now ranges between Rs 10.89 lakh and Rs 20.35 lakh, reflecting the enhancements and market adjustments.

Looking Ahead

As the automotive market continues to evolve, Kia's updates to the Seltos and Sonet are strategic moves to stay competitive and appealing to consumers. The introduction of new variants and the price adjustments are responses to market demands and cost fluctuations. As for the Kia Carens, a price hike and feature reshuffling are anticipated, but details are yet to be announced. The last known prices for the Carens ranged from Rs 10.45 lakh to Rs 19.45 lakh, and it will be interesting to see how it adjusts in the current market scenario.

Overall, these changes underline Kia's commitment to offering value and variety to its customers, ensuring that there's a Kia vehicle for every type of driver and every kind of journey.