2020 Kia Sonet vs Hyundai Venue - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

2020 Kia Sonet vs Hyundai Venue - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

Which B2-segment SUV is better: Kia Sonet or Hyundai Venue? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to help you decide which car better fulfils your requirements.

Sonet vs Venue

Sonet 2020 vs Venue 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

SONET VS VENUE | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL MANUAL

Kia Sonet

Hyundai Venue

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

HTE 1.2

₹6.71

1.2 E

₹6.70

HTK 1.2

₹7.59

1.2 S

₹7.40

HTK+ 1.2

₹8.45

1.2 S Plus

₹8.32

HTK+

₹9.49

S

₹8.46

HTX

₹9.99

SX

₹9.79

HTX+

₹11.65

SX Turbo ACMT (IMT)

₹10.00

GTX+

₹11.99

SX Turbo Sport ACMT (IMT)

₹10.20

-

-

SX(O)

₹10.85

-

-

SX(O) Turbo ACMT (IMT)

₹11.09

-

-

SX(O) Turbo Sport ACMT (IMT)

₹11.21


Kia Sonet prices start from Rs. 6.71 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.99 lakh for turbo petrol manual powertrain. The Hyundai Venue turbo petrol manual prices start from Rs. 6.70 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.21 lakh.

SONET VS VENUE | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL AUTOMATIC

Kia Sonet

Hyundai Venue

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

HTK+

₹10.49

S

₹9.60

GTX+

₹12.89

SX Plus

₹11.41

-

-

SX Plus Sport

₹11.58


For the petrol automatic powertrain, Kia Sonet is only available in HTK+ variant, priced at Rs. 10.49 lakh. Kia Sonet petrol automatic is Rs. 100,000 more expensive than the auto-clutch manual. Hyundai Venue starts at Rs. 9.60 lakh. Hyundai Venue petrol automatic is Rs. 114,000 more expensive than the manual.

Also read - Kia Sonet Review | Sonet 1.0 iMT HTX+ & DCT GTX+ Driven

SONET VS VENUE | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

DIESEL MANUAL

Kia Sonet

Hyundai Venue

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

HTE

₹8.05

E

₹8.10

HTK

₹8.99

S

₹9.01

HTK+

₹9.49

SX

₹10.00

HTX

₹9.99

SX Sport

₹10.31

HTX+

₹11.65

SX(O)

₹11.40

GTX+

₹11.99

SX(O) Sport

₹11.53


Kia Sonet prices start from Rs. 8.05 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.99 lakh for diesel manual powertrain. The Hyundai Venue diesel manual prices start from Rs. 8.10 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.53 lakh.

SONET VS VENUE | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

DIESEL AUTOMATIC

Kia Sonet

Hyundai Venue

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

HTK+

₹10.39

-

-

GTX+

₹12.89

-

-

For the diesel automatic powertrain, Kia Sonet is only available in HTK+ variant, priced at Rs. 10.39 lakh. Kia Sonet diesel automatic is Rs. 90,000 more expensive than the manual. Hyundai Venue is not available with diesel automatic powertrain.

Sonet 2020 vs Venue 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

Kia Sonet is 3995mm long, 1790mm wide and 1647mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2500mm. The Kia Sonet has a boot space of 392 litres. The Hyundai Venue measures 3995mm in length, 1770mm in width and 1605mm in height. The wheelbase of Hyundai Venue is 2500mm and it has a boot space of 350 litres.

Also Read - Kia Sonet 2020 Launched In India - Prices, Specs, Variants & Top Features

SONET VS VENUE | DIMENSION COMPARISON

Dimensions

Kia Sonet

Difference

Hyundai Venue

Length (mm)

3995

0

3995

Width (mm)

1790

20

1770

Height (mm)

1647

42

1605

Wheelbase (mm)

2500

0

2500

Boot Space (litre)

392

42

350

Ground Clearance(mm)

205

15

190

Fuel Tank (litre)

45

0

45

Tyre Size (Base Variant)

195/65 R15

-

195/65 R15

Tyre Size (Top Variant)

215/60 R16

-

215/60 R16


Dimension Review

  • The Sonet and the Venue are equally long.
  • The Sonet is wider than the Venue by 20mm.
  • The Sonet is taller than the Venue by 42mm.
  • The Sonet and the Venue have identical wheelbase.
  • The Sonet has 42 litres more boot space than the Venue.
  • The Sonet has 15mm more ground clearance than the Venue.
  • In terms of dimensions, the Sonet is a larger car than the Venue. So, it will have a better road presence than the Venue.

Sonet 2020 vs Venue 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One has Better Performance?

SONET VS VENUE | ENGINE COMPARISON

PETROL ENGINE

 

Kia Sonet

Hyundai Venue

Engine

1.0 L Turbo Petrol

1.2 L Petrol

1.0 L Turbo Petrol

1.2 L Petrol

Displacement

998 cc

1197 cc

998 cc

1197 cc

Cylinder

3

4

3

4

Maximum Power

120PS @ 6000rpm

83PS @ 6300rpm

120PS @ 6000rpm

83PS @ 6000rpm

Peak Torque

172Nm @ 1500 - 4000rpm

115Nm @ 4200rpm

172Nm @ 1500 - 4000rpm

114Nm @ 4000rpm

Manual Transmission

6-speed ACMT

5-speed

6-speed MT / 6-speed ACMT

5-speed

Manual FE

18.2kmpl

18.4kmpl

18.2kmpl

17.27kmpl

Automatic Transmission

7- speed DCT

-

7- speed DCT

-

Automatic FE

18.3kmpl

-

18.15kmpl

-


Sonet Petrol vs Venue Petrol

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.

Hyundai Venue 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 manual and a 7- speed DCT type automatic transmission. The Hyundai Venue petrol manual has a mileage of 18.2kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 18.15kmpl.

The Venue 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 17.27kmpl.

Petrol Engine Review

  • The Sonet turbo and the Venue turbo have identical power output.
  • Sonet 1.2 and Venue 1.2 have identical power output.
  • The Sonet turbo and the Venue turbo have identical torque output.
  • The Sonet 1.2L has 1Nm more torque than the Venue 1.2L.
  • For the turbo petrol engines, the two cars have similar fuel efficiency figures.
  • With the normal 1.2 L petrol engines, the Sonet has better mileage than the Venue.

Also Read - Kia Sonet Diesel Variant Explained - Which One to Buy?

SONET VS VENUE | ENGINE COMPARISON

DIESEL ENGINE

 

Kia Sonet

Hyundai Venue

Engine

1.5 L Diesel

1.5 L Diesel

1.5 L Diesel

Displacement

1493 cc

1493 cc

1493 cc

Cylinder

4

4

4

Maximum Power

100PS @ 4000rpm

115PS @ 4000rpm

100PS @ 4000rpm

Peak Torque

240Nm @ 1500 - 2750rpm

250Nm @ 1500 - 2750rpm

240Nm @ 1500 - 2750rpm

Manual Transmission

6-speed

-

6-speed

Manual FE

24.1kmpl

-

23.29kmpl

Automatic Transmission

-

6-speed torque converter

-

Automatic FE

-

19kmpl

-


Sonet Diesel vs Venue Diesel

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

Hyundai Venue 1.5L, 4-cylinder diesel engine makes 100PS of maximum power and 240Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission and has a mileage of 23.29kmpl.

Diesel Engine Review

  • The Sonet and the Venue have identical power output for the diesel manual. With the automatic transmission, the Sonet has a higher power output.
  • The Sonet and the Venue have identical torque output for the diesel manual but the Sonet diesel automatic has more torque than the Venue diesel manual.
  • The Sonet 1.5 L diesel is more fuel-efficient than the Venue with the manual transmission.

Sonet 2020 vs Venue 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

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

Also Read - Kia Sonet Petrol Variant Explained - Which One to Buy?

Notable top features of Venue 2020 are:

  • Projector headlamp w/ LED DRL
  • Electric sunroof
  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • 8-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
  • 6 airbags
  • Automatic AC
  • Cruise Control
  • Push button start
  • Smart key
  • Wireless phone charger
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mahesh Yadav

Mahesh is a fan of compact, quirky and underrated vehicles that punch above their weight. Multix, Nano, Strom R3 and Navi are his favorites.

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