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Kia Sonet CNG may be launched in India soon! Brezza will compete with CNG

The Kia Sonet CNG is expected to be launched by June this year. Along with this, Kia is also testing the CNG models of the Carens MPV and the Seltos SUV.

Kia Sonet (PS: Kia India)

Kia India In the year 2023, it can launch the CNG version of its popular SUV Sonet. Kia Sonet CNG has been recently spied testing in Pune. A sticker was also seen on the spotted model, which read On Test By ARAI.

Kia Sonet CNG will be built on the lines of the already existing Sonnet model in the Indian market. it means that Upcoming CNG Car Design and features of Sonet Petrol Will be like

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Kia Sonet CNG (PS: Youtube)

Kia Sonet CNG Engine

Kia is currently testing the Sonet X-Line CNG variant. Emission testing equipment has been installed in the boot of the Sonet CNG spotted. According to the reports, a 1.0 liter turbo petrol engine can be found in it. The regular Sonnet model gets a 1.0-litre 3-cylinder turbo petrol engine. This engine generates power of 118bhp and peak torque of 172Nm. However, its power and torque output may be less in CNG mode.

The Sonet CNG SUV is expected to be offered with a manual gearbox only. The X-Line petrol model, on the other hand, gets a 7-speed DCT option. Apart from this, this SUV can also be bought with 1.2L 4-cylinder naturally aspirated petrol and 1.5-liter turbo diesel engines.

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Kia Sonet CNG (PS: Youtube)

Brezza CNG and Nexon CNG will compete

Tell during Auto Expo 2023 Maruti Suzuki introduced the Brezza CNG. At the same time, Tata Motors is preparing to bring the CNG model of Nexon. It has been seen testing many times. Both these CNG SUVs are expected to enter the Indian market soon. After launch, Kia Sonet CNG will compete with Brezza CNG and Nexon CNG.

Let us tell you that Tata showcased Punch and Altroz ​​with twin-cylinder CNG system at the Auto Expo. The same setup can be found in the Nexon CNG as well.

Kia Sonet CNG Price

The Sonet CNG is expected to cost around Rs. 1 lakh more than the existing petrol models. Currently, the starting price of Kia Sonet in the Indian market is Rs 7.69 lakh. This price is according to ex-showroom.


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