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    2020 Kia Sonet vs Toyota Urban Cruiser - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    by Mahesh Yadav Dates: 23 Sep 2020

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

     


    2020 Kia Sonet vs Toyota Urban Cruiser

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

    SONET VS URBAN CRUISER | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Kia Sonet

    Toyota Urban Cruiser

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    HTE 1.2

    ₹6.71

    Mid

    ₹8.40

    HTK 1.2

    ₹7.59

    High

    ₹9.15

    HTK+ 1.2

    ₹8.45

    Premium

    ₹9.80

    HTK+

    ₹9.49

    -

    -

    HTX

    ₹9.99

    -

    -

    HTX+

    ₹11.65

    -

    -

    GTX+

    ₹11.99

    -

    -


    Kia Sonet prices start from Rs. 6.71 lakh for the 1.2L normal petrol engine and go up to Rs. 11.99 lakh for turbo petrol engine with the auto-clutch manual transmission. Toyota Urban Cruiser prices start from Rs. 8.40 lakh and go up to Rs. 9.80 lakh for petrol manual powertrain.

    SONET VS URBAN CRUISER | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Kia Sonet

    Toyota Urban Cruiser

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    HTK+ Turbo

    ₹10.49

    Mid Hybrid

    ₹9.80

    GTX+ 

    ₹12.89

    High Hybrid

    ₹10.65

    -

    -

    Premium Hybrid

    ₹11.30


    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 auto-clutch manual. The Toyota Urban Cruiser hybrid petrol automatic prices start from Rs. 9.80 lakh. Toyota Urban Cruiser petrol automatic is Rs. 1.4 - 1.5 lakh more expensive than the manual.

    Sonet 2020 vs Urban Cruiser 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 Toyota Urban Cruiser measures 3995mm in length, 1790mm in width and 1640mm in height. The wheelbase of Toyota Urban Cruiser is 2500mm and it has a boot space of 328 litres.

    Also read - Toyota Urban Cruiser vs Hyundai Venue - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    SONET VS URBAN CRUISER | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Kia Sonet

    Difference

    Toyota Urban Cruiser

    Length (mm)

    3995

    0

    3995

    Width (mm)

    1790

    0

    1790

    Height (mm)

    1647

    7

    1640

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2500

    0

    2500

    Boot Space (litre)

    392

    64

    328

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    205

    5

    200

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    45

    3

    48

    Tyre Size (Base Variant)

    195/65 R15

    -

    205/60 R16

    Tyre Size (Top Variant)

    215/60 R16

    -

    215/60 R16


    Dimension Review

    • The Sonet and the Urban Cruiser are equally long.
    • The Sonet and the Urban Cruiser are equally wide.
    • The Sonet is taller than the Urban Cruiser by 7mm.
    • The Sonet and the Urban Cruiser have identical wheelbase.
    • The Sonet has 64 litres more boot space than the Urban Cruiser.
    • The Sonet has 5mm more ground clearance than the Urban Cruiser.
    • In terms of dimensions, the Sonet is only slightly bigger than the Urban Cruiser. So, they’ll both have similar road presence than the Urban Cruiser.

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

    SONET VS URBAN CRUISER | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    Kia Sonet

    Toyota Urban Cruiser

    Engine

    1.0 L Turbo Petrol

    1.2 L Petrol

    1.5 L Petrol

    Displacement

    998 cc

    1197 cc

    1462 cc

    Cylinder

    3

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    120PS @ 6000rpm

    83PS @ 6300rpm

    105PS @ 6000rpm

    Peak Torque

    172Nm @ 1500 - 4000rpm

    115Nm @ 4200rpm

    138Nm @ 4400rpm

    Manual Transmission

    6-speed

    5-speed

    5-speed (Normal)

    Manual FE

    18.2kmpl

    18.4kmpl

    17.03kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    7- speed DCT

    -

    4-speed TC (Hybrid)

    Automatic FE

    18.3kmpl

    -

    18.76kmpl


    Sonet Petrol vs Urban Cruiser 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 - Kia Sonet Review | Sonet 1.0 iMT HTX+ & DCT GTX+ Driven

    Toyota Urban Cruiser 1.5 L, 4-cylinder petrol engine makes 105PS of maximum power and 138Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a 4-speed torque converter type automatic transmission. The Toyota Urban Cruiser petrol manual has a mileage of 17.03kmpl while the hybrid automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 18.76kmpl.

    Petrol Engine Review

    • The Sonet turbo has more power than the Urban Cruiser but the Sonet 1.2L engine has less power than the Urban Cruiser.
    • The Sonet's turbo petrol engine produces more torque than the Urban Cruiser but the Toyota Urban Cruiser makes more torque than the Sonet’s 1.2 petrol engine.
    • Both the Sonet’s petrol engines are more fuel-efficient than the Urban Cruiser manual transmission.
    • With the automatic transmission, the Urban Cruiser hybrid has better mileage than the Sonet turbo petrol DCT.
    • The Sonet's turbo petrol engine has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Urban Cruiser. So, it will offer better driveability compared to the Urban Cruiser.
    • However, the Sonet 1.2L petrol engine has much lower torque-to-weight ratio than the Urban Cruiser.

    Sonet 2020 vs Urban Cruiser 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 Urban Cruiser 2020 are:

    • Automatic headlamp
    • Auto dimming IRVM
    • Rain-sensing wipers
    • Front & rear armrest
    • Leather wrapped steering wheel
    • Black alloys
    • Cruise control
    • LED projector headlamps
    • LED DRL w/ integrated turn indicators
    • Engine push start/stop
    • Smart key
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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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