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    2020 Maruti Suzuki Ignis vs Kia Sonet - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 24 Oct 2020

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

     


    2020 Maruti Suzuki Ignis vs Kia Sonet

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

    IGNIS VS SONET | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Maruti Suzuki Ignis

    Kia Sonet

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Sigma

    ₹4.89

    HTE 1.2

    ₹6.71

    Delta

    ₹5.67

    HTK 1.2

    ₹7.59

    Zeta

    ₹5.98

    HTK+ 1.2

    ₹8.45

    Alpha

    ₹6.73

    HTK+

    ₹9.49

    -

    -

    HTX

    ₹9.99

    -

    -

    HTX+

    ₹11.65

    -

    -

    GTX+

    ₹11.99


    Maruti Suzuki Ignis prices start from Rs. 4.89 lakh and go up to Rs. 6.73 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. The Kia Sonet petrol starts from Rs. 6.71 lakh and goes up to Rs. 11.99 lakh.

    IGNIS VS SONET | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Maruti Suzuki Ignis

    Kia Sonet

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Delta

    ₹6.14

    HTK+

    ₹10.49

    Zeta

    ₹6.45

    GTX+

    ₹12.89

    Alpha

    ₹7.20

    -

    -

    For the petrol automatic powertrain, Maruti Suzuki Ignis prices start from Rs. 6.14 lakh. Maruti Suzuki Ignis petrol automatic is Rs. 47,000 more expensive than the manual. Kia Sonet starts at Rs. 10.49 lakh. Kia Sonet petrol automatic is Rs. 1.0 lakh more expensive than the manual.

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

    Maruti Suzuki Ignis is 3700mm long, 1690mm wide and 1595mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2435mm. The Maruti Suzuki Ignis has a boot space of 260 litres. The Kia Sonet measures 3995mm in length, 1790mm in width and 1647mm in height. The wheelbase of Kia Sonet is 2500mm and it has a boot space of 392 litres.

    Also Read - 2020 Maruti Suzuki Ignis Petrol Variants Explained - Which One To Buy?

    IGNIS VS SONET | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Maruti Suzuki Ignis

    Difference

    Kia Sonet

    Length (mm)

    3700

    295

    3995

    Width (mm)

    1690

    100

    1790

    Height (mm)

    1595

    52

    1647

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2435

    65

    2500

    Boot Space (litre)

    260

    132

    392

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    180

    25

    205

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    32

    13

    45

    Tyre Size (Base Variant)

    175/65 R15

    -

    195/65 R15

    Tyre Size (Top Variant)

    175/65 R15

    -

    215/60 R16

    Dimension Review

    • The Sonet is longer than the Ignis by 295mm.
    • The Sonet is wider than the Ignis by 100mm.
    • The Sonet is taller than the Ignis by 52mm.
    • The Sonet has a longer wheelbase than the Ignis; by 65mm.
    • The Sonet has 132 litres more boot space than the Ignis.
    • The Sonet has 25mm more ground clearance than the Ignis.
    • In terms of dimensions, the Sonet is a larger car than the Ignis. So, it will have a better road presence than the Ignis.

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

    IGNIS VS SONET | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    Maruti Suzuki Ignis

    Kia Sonet

    Engine

    1.2 L Petrol

    1.0 L Turbo Petrol

    1.2 L Petrol

    Displacement

    1197 cc

    998 cc

    1197 cc

    Cylinder

    4

    3

    4

    Maximum Power

    83PS @ 6000rpm

    120PS @ 6000rpm

    83PS @ 6300rpm

    Peak Torque

    113Nm @ 4200rpm

    172Nm @ 1500 - 4000rpm

    115Nm @ 4200rpm

    Manual Transmission

    5-speed

    6-speed ACMT

    5-speed

    Manual FE

    20.89kmpl

    18.2kmpl

    18.4kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    5-speed AMT

    7-speed DCT

    -

    Automatic FE

    20.89kmpl

    18.3kmpl

    -

    Ignis Petrol vs Sonet Turbo Petrol

    Maruti Suzuki Ignis 1.2 L, 4-cylinder petrol engine makes 83PS of maximum power and 113Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a 5-speed AMT type automatic transmission. The Maruti Suzuki Ignis petrol manual has a mileage of 20.89kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 20.89kmpl.

    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 transmission 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.

    Also Read - 2020 Maruti Suzuki Celerio vs Maruti Suzuki Ignis - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    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.

    Petrol Engine Review

    • The Sonet turbo is more powerful than the Ignis but the Sonet 1.2L makes the same power as the Ignis 1.2L normal petrol engine.
    • The Sonet turbo petrol engine produces way more torque than the Ignis petrol. The Sonet 1.2L normal petrol engine makes only 2Nm more torque than the Ignis.
    • The Ignis 1.2 L petrol is more fuel-efficient than the Sonet.
    • The Sonet turbo petrol has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Ignis. So, it will offer better driveability compared to the Ignis. However, the Ignis has a much better torque-to-weight ratio than the Sonet 1.2L. So, it’ll have better drivability than the Sonet 1.2L.

    Ignis 2020 vs Sonet 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

    Notable top features of Ignis 2020 are:

    • LED projector headlamps w/ LED DRL
    • Puddle lamp
    • 15-inch alloy wheels
    • 7-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
    • Auto AC
    • Height adjustable driver seat
    • Steering mounted controls
    • Keyless entry w/ push button start/stop button
    • 60:40 split rear seat
    • Rear view camera
    • Electrically adjustable & foldable ORVMs w/ turn indicators

    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
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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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