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    2020 Kia Sonet vs Volkswagen Vento - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 05 Oct 2020

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

     


    2020 Kia Sonet vs Volkswagen Vento

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

    SONET VS VENTO | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Kia Sonet

    Volkswagen Vento

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    HTE 1.2

    ₹6.71

    Trendline

    ₹8.87

    HTK 1.2

    ₹7.59

    Trendline- Metallic

    ₹8.97

    HTK+ 1.2

    ₹8.45

    Comfortline Plus

    ₹10.00

    HTK+ Turbo ACMT

    ₹9.49

    Highline Plus

    ₹11.99

    HTX Turbo ACMT

    ₹9.99

    -

    -

    HTX+ Turbo ACMT

    ₹11.65

    -

    -

    GTX+ Turbo ACMT

    ₹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 with auto-clutch manual powertrain. The Volkswagen Vento turbo petrol manual prices start from Rs. 8.87 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.99 lakh.

    SONET VS VENTO | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Kia Sonet

    Volkswagen Vento

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    HTK+ Turbo

    ₹10.49

    Highline

    ₹12.10

    GTX+ Turbo

    ₹12.89

    Highline Plus

    ₹13.30


    For the petrol automatic powertrain, Kia Sonet prices start from Rs. 10.49 lakh. Kia Sonet turbo petrol automatic is Rs. 90,000 - 1.0 lakh more expensive than the manual. Volkswagen Vento starts at Rs. 12.10 lakh. Volkswagen Vento petrol automatic is Rs. 1.31 lakh more expensive than the manual.

    Sonet 2020 vs Vento 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 Volkswagen Vento measures 4390mm in length, 1699mm in width and 1467mm in height. The wheelbase of Volkswagen Vento is 2553mm and it has a boot space of 494 litres.

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

    SONET VS VENTO | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Kia Sonet

    Difference

    Volkswagen Vento

    Length (mm)

    3995

    395

    4390

    Width (mm)

    1790

    91

    1699

    Height (mm)

    1647

    180

    1467

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2500

    53

    2553

    Boot Space (litre)

    392

    102

    494

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    205

    42

    163

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    45

    10

    55

    Tyre Size (Base Variant)

    195/65 R15

    -

    185/60 R15

    Tyre Size (Top Variant)

    215/60 R16

    -

    195/55 R16


    Dimension Review

    • The Vento is longer than the Sonet by 395mm.
    • The Sonet is wider than the Vento by 91mm.
    • The Sonet is taller than the Vento by 180mm.
    • The Vento has a longer wheelbase than the Sonet; by 53mm.
    • The Vento has 102 litres more boot space than the Sonet.
    • The Sonet has 42mm more ground clearance than the Vento.
    • In terms of dimensions, the Sonet is slightly bigger than the Vento. So, it is likely to offer a marginally better road presence than the Vento.

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

    SONET VS VENTO | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    Kia Sonet

    Volkswagen Vento

    Engine

    1.0 L Turbo Petrol

    1.2 L Petrol

    1.0 L Turbo Petrol

    Displacement

    998 cc

    1197 cc

    999 cc

    Cylinder

    3

    4

    3

    Maximum Power

    120PS @ 6000rpm

    83PS @ 6300rpm

    110PS @ 5000rpm

    Peak Torque

    172Nm @ 1500 - 4000rpm

    115Nm @ 4200rpm

    175Nm @ 1750 - 4000rpm

    Manual Transmission

    6-speed ACMT

    5-speed

    6-speed

    Manual FE

    18.2kmpl

    18.4kmpl

    17.69kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    7- speed DCT

    -

    6-speed TC

    Automatic FE

    18.3kmpl

    -

    NA


    Sonet Petrol vs Vento 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?

    Volkswagen Vento 1.0 L, 3-cylinder turbo petrol engine makes 110PS of maximum power and 175Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed torque converter type automatic transmission. The Volkswagen Vento petrol manual has a mileage of 17.69kmpl while the automatic fuel-efficiency figure is not available.

    Petrol Engine Review

    • The Vento is more powerful than the Sonet 1.2L but less powerful than the Sonet turbo.
    • The Vento’s turbo petrol engine produces more torque than either of the Sonet's petrol engines.
    • All of the Sonet’s petrol engine transmission combinations offer better mileage than the Vento turbo.
    • The Vento turbo petrol engine has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Sonet petrol. So, it will offer better drivability compared to the Sonet turbo and 1.2L petrol.

    Sonet 2020 vs Vento 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 Vento 2020 are:

    • LED reflector headlamps w/ LED DRL
    • Auto headlamps
    • 16-inch alloy wheels
    • 8-inch Touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
    • Cruise control
    • Rear AC vents
    • Front side airbags
    • Auto AC
    • Anti-theft alarm with interior monitoring
    • Front amber glow illumination
    • Steering mounted controls
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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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