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

    by Mahesh Yadav Dates: 06 Oct 2020

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

     


    2020 Kia Sonet vs Hyundai Verna

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

    SONET VS VERNA | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Kia Sonet

    Hyundai Verna

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    HTE 1.2

    ₹6.71

    E

    ₹9.03

    HTK 1.2

    ₹7.59

    S

    ₹9.38

    HTK+ 1.2

    ₹8.45

    SX

    ₹10.78

    HTK+

    ₹9.49

    SX(O)

    ₹12.68

    HTX

    ₹9.99

    -

    -

    HTX+

    ₹11.65

    -

    -

    GTX+

    ₹11.99

    -

    -


    Kia Sonet prices start from Rs. 6.71 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.99 lakh for turbo petrol manual powertrain. The Hyundai Verna petrol manual prices start from Rs. 9.03 lakh and go up to Rs. 12.68 lakh.

    SONET VS VERNA | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Kia Sonet

    Hyundai Verna

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    HTK+

    ₹10.49

    SX

    ₹12.03

    GTX+

    ₹12.89

    SX(O)

    ₹13.93

    -

    -

    1.0L Turbo SX(O)

    ₹14.07


    For the petrol automatic powertrain, Kia Sonet prices start from Rs. 10.49 lakh. Kia Sonet petrol automatic is Rs. 1.0 lakh more expensive than the manual. Hyundai Verna starts at Rs. 12.03 lakh. Hyundai Verna petrol automatic is Rs. 1.25 lakh more expensive than the manual.

    Also Read - Kia Sonet 2020 vs Competition - Price, Specs, Dimensions Comparison

    SONET VS VERNA | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL MANUAL

    Kia Sonet

    Hyundai Verna

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    HTE

    ₹8.05

    S+

    ₹10.73

    HTK

    ₹8.99

    SX

    ₹12.13

    HTK+

    ₹9.49

    SX(O)

    ₹14.03

    HTX

    ₹9.99

    -

    -

    HTX+

    ₹11.65

    -

    -

    GTX+

    ₹11.99

    -

    -


    Kia Sonet prices start from Rs. 8.05 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.99 lakh for diesel manual powertrain. The Hyundai Verna diesel manual prices start from Rs. 10.73 lakh and go up to Rs. 14.03 lakh.

    SONET VS VERNA | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL AUTOMATIC

    Kia Sonet

    Hyundai Verna

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    HTK+

    ₹10.39

    SX

    ₹13.28

    GTX+

    ₹12.89

    SX(O)

    ₹15.18


    For the diesel automatic powertrain, Kia Sonet prices start from Rs. 10.39 lakh. Kia Sonet diesel automatic is Rs. 90,000 more expensive than the manual. Hyundai Verna starts at Rs. 13.28 lakh. Hyundai Verna diesel automatic is Rs. 1.15 lakh more expensive than the manual.

    Sonet 2020 vs Verna 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 Verna measures 4440mm in length, 1729mm in width and 1475mm in height. The wheelbase of Hyundai Verna is 2600mm and it has a boot space of 465 litres.

    Also Read - Kia Sonet Diesel Variants Explained - Which One To Buy?

    SONET VS VERNA | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Kia Sonet

    Difference

    Hyundai Verna

    Length (mm)

    3995

    445

    4440

    Width (mm)

    1790

    61

    1729

    Height (mm)

    1647

    172

    1475

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2500

    100

    2600

    Boot Space (litre)

    392

    73

    465

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    205

    40

    165

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    45

    0

    45

    Tyre Size (Base Variant)

    195/65 R15

    -

    185/65 R15

    Tyre Size (Top Variant)

    215/60 R16

    -

    195/55 R16


    Dimension Review

    • The Verna is longer than the Sonet by 445mm.
    • The Sonet is wider than the Verna by 61mm.
    • The Sonet is taller than the Verna by 172mm.
    • The Verna has a longer wheelbase than the Sonet; by 100mm.
    • The Verna has 73 litres more boot space than the Sonet.
    • The Sonet has 40mm more ground clearance than the Verna.
    • In terms of dimensions, the Sonet is a larger car than the Verna. So, it will have a better road presence than the Verna.

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

    SONET VS VERNA | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    Kia Sonet

    Hyundai Verna

    Engine

    1.0 L Turbo Petrol

    1.2 L Petrol

    1.5 L Petrol

    1.0 L Turbo Petrol

    Displacement

    998 cc

    1197 cc

    1497 cc

    998 cc

    Cylinder

    3

    4

    4

    3

    Maximum Power

    120PS @ 6000rpm

    83PS @ 6300rpm

    115PS @ 6300rpm

    120PS @ 6000rpm

    Peak Torque

    172Nm @ 1500 - 4000rpm

    115Nm @ 4200rpm

    144Nm @ 4500rpm

    172Nm @ 1500 - 4000rpm

    Manual Transmission

    6-speed

    5-speed

    6-speed

    -

    Manual FE

    18.2kmpl

    18.4kmpl

    17.7kmpl

    -

    Automatic Transmission

    7- speed DCT

    -

    CVT

    7-speed DCT

    Automatic FE

    18.3kmpl

    -

    18.45kmpl

    19.2kmpl


    Sonet Petrol  vs Verna 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.

    Also Read - Detailed Analysis - Sonet 1.2 Petrol vs Diesel - Should You Buy The Kia Sonet Diesel?

    Hyundai Verna 1.5 L, 4-cylinder petrol engine makes 115PS of maximum power and 144Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a CVT type automatic transmission. The Hyundai Verna petrol manual has a mileage of 17.7kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 18.45kmpl.

    Hyundai Verna has a 1.0 L, 3-cylinder turbo petrol engine, which makes a maximum power of 120PS of maximum power and 172Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 7-speed DCT type automatic transmission and has a mileage of 19.2kmpl.

    Petrol Engine Review

    • The Sonet turbo is as powerful as the Verna turbo. Their torque output is also identical.
    • The Sonet turbo is more powerful than the Verna 1.5 and has a better torque output too.
    • Both of the Verna’s petrol engines are more powerful than the Sonet 1.2 and have better torque output.
    • The Verna turbo automatic is the most fuel efficient petrol engine option in this comparison.
    • The Sonet's turbo petrol engine has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Verna. So, it will offer better driveability compared to the Verna.

    SONET VS VERNA | ENGINE COMPARISON

    DIESEL ENGINE

     

    Kia Sonet

    Hyundai Verna

    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

    115PS @ 4000rpm

    Peak Torque

    240Nm @ 1500 - 2750rpm

    250Nm @ 1500 - 2750rpm

    250Nm @ 1500 - 2750rpm

    Manual Transmission

    6-speed

    -

    6-speed

    Manual FE

    24.1kmpl

    -

    25kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    6-speed TC

    6-speed TC

    6-speed TC

    Automatic FE

    19kmpl

    19kmpl

    21.3kmpl


    Sonet Diesel vs Verna 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 Verna gets a 1.5 L, 4-cylinder diesel engine makes 115PS of maximum power and 250Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed torque converter type automatic transmission. The Hyundai Verna diesel manual has a mileage of 25kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 21.3kmpl.

    Diesel Engine Review

    • The Verna diesel manual is more powerful than the Sonet diesel manual and has better torque output too.
    • For automatic transmission, the two cars are equally powerful and have identical torque output.
    • The Verna 1.5 L diesel is more fuel-efficient than the Sonet with manual as well as automatic transmission.
    • The two cars have similar torque-to-weight ratios and will offer comparable drivability and performance in the city.

    Sonet 2020 vs Verna 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

    Notable top features of Verna 2020 are:

    • LED headlamp w/ LED DRL
    • Electric sunroof
    • 16-inch alloy wheels
    • 8-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
    • Side & curtain airbags
    • Automatic headlamps
    • Auto dimming IRVM
    • Cruise control
    • Smart key w/ push start/stop button
    • Auto AC
    • Wireless phone charger
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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    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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