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    2020 Hyundai Grand i10 Nios vs Kia Sonet - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 27 Oct 2020

    Which car is better: Hyundai Grand i10 Nios or Kia Sonet? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to help you decide which car better fulfils your requirements.

     


    2020 Hyundai Grand i10 Nios vs Kia Sonet

    Grand i10 Nios 2020 vs Sonet 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper? 

    GRAND I10 NIOS VS SONET | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Hyundai Grand i10 Nios

    Kia Sonet

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Era

    ₹5.13

    HTE 1.2

    ₹6.71

    Magna

    ₹5.97

    HTK 1.2

    ₹7.59

    Magna Corporate Edition

    ₹6.16

    HTK+ 1.2

    ₹8.45

    Sportz

    ₹6.51

    HTK+

    ₹9.49

    Sportz Dual Tone

    ₹6.81

    HTX

    ₹9.99

    Asta

    ₹7.27

    HTX+

    ₹11.65

    Sportz Turbo

    ₹7.76

    GTX+

    ₹11.99

    Sportz Turbo Dual Tone

    ₹7.81

    -

    -


    Hyundai Grand i10 Nios prices start from Rs. 5.13 lakh and go up to Rs. 7.81 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. The Kia Sonet petrol manual prices start from Rs. 6.71 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.99 lakh.

    GRAND I10 NIOS VS SONET | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Hyundai Grand i10 Nios

    Kia Sonet

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Magna

    ₹6.50

    HTK+

    ₹10.49

    Magna Corporate Edition

    ₹6.69

    GTX+

    ₹12.89

    Sportz

    ₹7.11

    -

    -

    Asta

    ₹7.75

    -

    -


    For the petrol automatic powertrain, Hyundai Grand i10 Nios prices start from Rs. 6.50 lakh. Hyundai Grand i10 Nios petrol automatic is Rs. 53,000 more expensive than the manual. Kia Sonet starts at Rs. 10.49 lakh. Kia Sonet petrol automatic is Rs. 1.0 lakh more expensive than the manual.

    GRAND I10 NIOS VS SONET | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL MANUAL

    Hyundai Grand i10 Nios

    Kia Sonet

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Magna

    ₹7.06

    HTE

    ₹8.05

    Magna Corporate Edition

    ₹7.25

    HTK

    ₹8.99

    Sportz

    ₹7.60

    HTK+

    ₹9.49

    Asta

    ₹8.35

    HTX

    ₹9.99

    -

    -

    HTX+

    ₹11.65

    -

    -

    GTX+

    ₹11.99


    Hyundai Grand i10 Nios prices start from Rs. 7.06 lakh and go up to Rs. 8.35 lakh for diesel manual powertrain. The Kia Sonet diesel manual prices start from Rs. 8.05 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.99 lakh.

    Also Read - 2020 Hyundai Grand i10 Nios vs Honda Amaze - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    GRAND I10 NIOS VS SONET | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL AUTOMATIC

    Hyundai Grand i10 Nios

    Kia Sonet

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Sportz

    ₹8.21

    HTK+

    ₹10.39

    -

    -

    GTX+

    ₹12.89


    For the diesel automatic powertrain, Hyundai Grand i10 Nios prices start from Rs. 8.21 lakh. Hyundai Grand i10 Nios diesel automatic is Rs. 61,500 more expensive than the manual. Kia Sonet starts at Rs. 10.39 lakh. Kia Sonet diesel automatic is Rs. 90,000 more expensive than the manual.

    Grand i10 Nios 2020 vs Sonet 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

    Hyundai Grand i10 Nios is 3805mm long, 1680mm wide and 1520mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2450mm. The Hyundai Grand i10 Nios has a boot space of 260 litres. The Kia Sonet measures 3995mm in length, 1790mm in width and 1647mm in height. The wheelbase of Kia Sonet is 2500mm and it has a boot space of 392 litres.

    GRAND I10 NIOS VS SONET | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Hyundai Grand i10 Nios

    Difference

    Kia Sonet

    Length (mm)

    3805

    190

    3995

    Width (mm)

    1680

    110

    1790

    Height (mm)

    1520

    127

    1647

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2450

    50

    2500

    Boot Space (litre)

    260

    132

    392

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    165

    40

    205

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    37

    8

    45

    Tyre Size (Base Variant)

    165/70 R14

    -

    195/65 R15

    Tyre Size (Top Variant)

    175/60 R15

    -

    215/60 R16


    Dimension Review

    • The Sonet is longer than the Grand i10 Nios by 190mm.
    • The Sonet is wider than the Grand i10 Nios by 110mm.
    • The Sonet is taller than the Grand i10 Nios by 127mm.
    • The Sonet has a longer wheelbase than the Grand i10 Nios; by 50mm.
    • The Sonet has 132 litres more boot space than the Grand i10 Nios.
    • The Sonet has 40mm more ground clearance than the Grand i10 Nios.
    • In terms of dimensions, the Sonet is a larger car than the Grand i10 Nios. So, it will have a better road presence than the Grand i10 Nios.

    Grand i10 Nios 2020 vs Sonet 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One has Better Performance?

    GRAND I10 NIOS VS SONET | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    Hyundai Grand i10 Nios

    Kia Sonet

    Engine

    1.2 L Petrol

    1.0 L Turbo Petrol

    1.0 L Turbo Petrol

    1.2 L Petrol

    Displacement

    1197 cc

    998 cc

    998 cc

    1197 cc

    Cylinder

    4

    3

    3

    4

    Maximum Power

    83PS @ 6000rpm

    100PS @ 6000rpm

    120PS @ 6000rpm

    83PS @ 6300rpm

    Peak Torque

    114Nm @ 4000rpm

    172Nm @ 1500 - 4000rpm

    172Nm @ 1500 - 4000rpm

    115Nm @ 4200rpm

    Manual Transmission

    5-speed

    5-speed

    6-speed ACMT

    5-speed

    Manual FE

    20.3kmpl

    20.3kmpl

    18.2kmpl

    18.4kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    5-speed AMT

    -

    7-speed DCT

    -

    Automatic FE

    20.5kmpl

    -

    18.3kmpl

    -


    Grand i10 Nios Petrol vs Sonet Petrol

    Hyundai Grand i10 Nios 1.2 L, 4-cylinder petrol engine makes 83PS of maximum power and 114Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a 5-speed AMT type automatic transmission. The Hyundai Grand i10 Nios petrol manual has a mileage of 20.3kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 20.5kmpl.

    Also Read - 2020 Hyundai Grand i10 Nios vs Aura - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    The Grand i10 Nios also gets a 1.0 L turbocharged petrol engine that makes 100PS of maximum power and 172Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 20.3kmpl.

    Kia Sonet 1.0 L, 3-cylinder turbo petrol engine makes 120PS of maximum power and 172Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed auto-clutch manual and a 7-speed DCT type automatic transmission. The Kia Sonet petrol manual has a mileage of 18.2kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 18.3kmpl. 

    The Sonet also gets a 1.2 L petrol engine that makes 83PS of maximum power and 115Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 18.4kmpl. 

    Petrol Engine Review

    • The Sonet 1.2 and Nios 1.2 have an identical power output.
    • The Sonet turbo is more powerful than the Nios turbo.
    • The Sonet 1.2 makes more torque than the Nios 1.2.
    • The Sonet turbo makes the same amount of torque as the Nios turbo.
    • The Grand i10 Nios petrol is more fuel efficient than the Sonet petrol.
    • The Grand i10 Nios has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Sonet petrol with both the engines. So, it will offer better driveability.

     

    GRAND I10 NIOS VS SONET | ENGINE COMPARISON

    DIESEL ENGINE

     

    Hyundai Grand i10 Nios

    Kia Sonet

    Engine

    1.2 L Diesel

    1.5 L Diesel

    1.5 L Diesel

    Displacement

    1186 cc

    1493 cc

    1493 cc

    Cylinder

    3

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    75PS @ 4000rpm

    100PS @ 4000rpm

    115PS @ 4000rpm

    Peak Torque

    190Nm @ 1750 - 2250rpm

    240Nm @ 1500 - 2750rpm

    250Nm @ 1500 - 2750rpm

    Manual Transmission

    5-speed

    6-speed

     

    Manual FE

    25.5kmpl

    24.1kmpl

     

    Automatic Transmission

    5-speed AMT

    -

    6-speed TC

    Automatic FE

    25.1kmpl

    -

    19kmpl


    Grand i10 Nios Diesel vs Sonet Diesel

    Hyundai Grand i10 Nios gets a 1.2, 3-cylinder diesel engine makes 75PS of maximum power and 190Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a 5-speed AMT type automatic transmission. The Hyundai Grand i10 Nios petrol manual has a mileage of 25.5kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 25.1kmpl.

    Also Read - 2020 Hyundai Grand i10 Nios vs Tata Tigor - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    Kia Sonet gets a 1.5 L, 4-cylinder diesel engine makes 100PS of maximum power and 240Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission. This same engine makes 115PS of power and 250Nm of torque with the 6-speed torque converter type automatic transmission. The Kia Sonet diesel manual has a mileage of 24.1kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 19kmpl.

    Diesel Engine Review

    • The Sonet has a more powerful diesel engine than the Grand i10 Nios.
    • The Sonet's diesel engine produces more torque than the Grand i10 Nios.
    • The Grand i10 Nios 1.2 L diesel is more fuel-efficient than the Sonet.
    • The Sonet's diesel engine has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Grand i10 Nios. So, it will offer better driveability compared to the Grand i10 Nios.

    Grand i10 Nios 2020 vs Sonet 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

    Notable top features of Grand i10 Nios 2020 are:

    • Projector headlamp w/ LED DRL
    • Projector fog lamps
    • 15-inch alloy wheels
    • 8-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
    • Digital speedometer w/ MID
    • Wireless phone charger
    • Smart key w/ push start/stop button
    • Auto AC w/ rear vents
    • Electrically adjustable & foldable ORVMs w/ turn indicators
    • Rear parking camera
    • Cooled glovebox

    Notable top features of Sonet 2020 are:

    • LED Headlamps w/ LED DRL
    • Electric sunroof
    • 16-inch alloy wheels
    • 10.25-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
    • 6 airbags
    • Auto AC w/ rear AC vent & air purifier
    • Cruise Control
    • Smart key w/ push start/stop button
    • Ventilated seats
    • Wireless phone charger w/ cooling vent
    • Tyre pressure monitoring system
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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Lakshya loves to talk about cars and, therefore, he’s mostly in the front of the camera doing the talking. He’s usually blunt in his opinion -- good or bad, and backs it up with logic. Lakshya is a senior member of V3Cars’ editorial team. 

    Twitter handle: @lakshya_khanna



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