2020 Kia Sonet vs Nissan Kicks - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

2020 Kia Sonet vs Nissan Kicks - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

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

 

2020 Kia Sonet vs Nissan Kicks

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

SONET VS KICKS | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL MANUAL

Kia Sonet

Nissan Kicks

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

HTE

₹6.71

XL

₹9.50

HTK

₹7.59

XV

₹10.00

HTK+

₹8.45

1.3L Turbo XV

₹11.85

1.0L Turbo HTK+

₹9.49

1.3L Turbo XV Premium

₹12.65

1.0L Turbo HTX

₹9.99

1.3L Turbo XV Premium (O)

₹13.70

1.0L Turbo HTX+

₹11.65

1.3L Turbo XV Premium (O) Dual Tone

₹13.90

1.0L Turbo GTX+

₹11.99

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Kia Sonet prices start from Rs. 6.71 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.99 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. The Nissan Kicks petrol manual prices start from Rs. 9.50 lakh and go up to Rs. 13.90 lakh.

SONET VS KICKS | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL AUTOMATIC

Kia Sonet

Nissan Kicks

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

1.0L Turbo HTK+

₹10.49

1.3L Turbo XV

₹13.45

1.0L Turbo GTX+

₹12.89

1.3L Turbo XV Premium

₹14.15


For the petrol automatic powertrain, Kia Sonet prices start from Rs. 10.49 lakh. Kia Sonet petrol automatic is Rs. 90,000 - 1.0 lakh more expensive than the manual. Nissan Kicks starts at Rs. 13.45 lakh. Nissan Kicks petrol automatic is Rs. 1.6 lakh more expensive than the manual.

Sonet 2020 vs Kicks 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 Nissan Kicks measures 4384mm in length, 1813mm in width and 1669mm in height. The wheelbase of Nissan Kicks is 2673mm and it has a boot space of 400 litres.

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SONET VS KICKS | DIMENSION COMPARISON

Dimensions

Kia Sonet

Difference

Nissan Kicks

Length (mm)

3995

389

4384

Width (mm)

1790

23

1813

Height (mm)

1647

22

1669

Wheelbase (mm)

2500

173

2673

Boot Space (litre)

392

8

400

Ground Clearance(mm)

205

5

210

Fuel Tank (litre)

45

5

50

Tyre Size (Base Variant)

195/65 R15

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215/60 R17

Tyre Size (Top Variant)

215/60 R16

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215/60 R17


Dimension Review

  • The Kicks is longer than the Sonet by 389mm.
  • The Kicks is wider than the Sonet by 23mm.
  • The Kicks is taller than the Sonet by 22mm.
  • The Kicks has a longer wheelbase than the Sonet; by 173mm.
  • The Kicks has 8 litres more boot space than the Sonet.
  • The Kicks has 5mm more ground clearance than the Sonet.
  • In terms of dimensions, the Kicks is a larger car than the Sonet. So, it will have a better road presence than the Sonet.

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

SONET VS KICKS | ENGINE COMPARISON

PETROL ENGINE

 

Kia Sonet

Nissan Kicks

Engine

1.0 L Turbo Petrol

1.2 L Petrol

1.3 LTurbo  Petrol

1.5 L Petrol

Displacement

998 cc

1197 cc

1330 cc

1498 cc

Cylinder

3

4

4

4

Maximum Power

120PS @ 6000rpm

83PS @ 6300rpm

156PS @ 5500rpm

106PS @ 5600rpm

Peak Torque

172Nm @ 1500 - 4000rpm

115Nm @ 4200rpm

254Nm @ 1600rpm

142Nm @ 4000rpm

Manual Transmission

6-speed ACMT

5-speed

6-speed

5-speed

Manual FE

18.2kmpl

18.4kmpl

15.8kmpl

13.9kmpl

Automatic Transmission

7-speed DCT

-

CVT

-

Automatic FE

18.3kmpl

-

15.8kmpl

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Sonet Petrol vs Kicks 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.

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The Sonet also gets a 1.2 L, 4-cylinder normal 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.

Nissan Kicks 1.3 L, 4-cylinder turbo petrol engine makes 156PS of maximum power and 254Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a CVT type automatic transmission. The Nissan Kicks petrol manual has a mileage of 15.8kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 15.8kmpl.

The Kicks also gets a 1.5 L, 4-cylinder normal petrol engine that makes 106PS of maximum power and 142Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and returns a mileage of 13.9kmpl.

Petrol Engine Review

  • The Kicks turbo petrol is more powerful than the Kia Sonet petrol.
  • The Kicks 1.5L normal petrol engine is more powerful than the Kia Sonet 1.2L normal petrol engine but less powerful than the Sonet turbo petrol.
  • The Kicks turbo petrol produces more torque than the Sonet petrol.
  • The Kicks 1.5L produces more torque than the Sonet 1.2L but less than the Sonet turbo.
  • The Sonet petrol is more fuel-efficient than the Kicks.
  • The Kicks petrol has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Sonet. So, it will offer better drivability.
  • The Sonet turbo offers a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Kicks 1.5L and Sonet 1.2L. So, it’ll offer better drivability than these normal petrol engines. Meanwhile, the Kicks 1.5L has a higher torque-to-weight ratio than the Sonet 1.2L and will offer better drivability.

Sonet 2020 vs Kicks 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 Kicks 2020 are:

  • LED projector headlamps w/ LED DRL
  • Around view monitor display (AVM) 360 camera 
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • 8-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
  • Leather-wrapped soft-touch dashboard
  • Reverse parking camera
  • Roof rails
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Rear wiper & washer
  • Rear defogger
  • Steering mounted controls

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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