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    2020 Tata Tiago vs Kia Sonet - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 25 Oct 2020

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

     


    2020 Tata Tiago vs Kia Sonet

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

    TIAGO VS SONET | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Tata Tiago

    Kia Sonet

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    XE

    ₹4.69

    HTE 1.2

    ₹6.71

    XT

    ₹5.33

    HTK 1.2

    ₹7.59

    XZ

    ₹5.83

    HTK+ 1.2

    ₹8.45

    XZ+

    ₹6.12

    HTK+

    ₹9.49

    XZ+ Dual Tone

    ₹6.23

    HTX

    ₹9.99

    -

    -

    HTX+

    ₹11.65

    -

    -

    GTX+

    ₹11.99


    Tata Tiago prices start from Rs. 4.69 lakh and go up to Rs. 6.23 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. The Kia Sonet petrol manual prices start from Rs. 6.71 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.99 lakh.

    TIAGO VS SONET | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Tata Tiago

    Kia Sonet

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    XZA

    ₹6.33

    HTK+

    ₹10.49

    XZA+

    ₹6.62

    GTX+

    ₹12.89

    XZA+ Dual Tone

    ₹6.73

    -

    -

    For the petrol automatic powertrain, Tata Tiago prices start from Rs. 6.33 lakh. Tata Tiago petrol automatic is Rs. 50,000 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.

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

    Tata Tiago is 3765mm long, 1677mm wide and 1535mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2400mm. The Tata Tiago has a boot space of 242 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.

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    TIAGO VS SONET | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Tata Tiago

    Difference

    Kia Sonet

    Length (mm)

    3765

    230

    3995

    Width (mm)

    1677

    113

    1790

    Height (mm)

    1535

    112

    1647

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2400

    100

    2500

    Boot Space (litre)

    242

    150

    392

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    170

    35

    205

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    35

    10

    45

    Tyre Size (Base Variant)

    175/65 R14

    -

    195/65 R15

    Tyre Size (Top Variant)

    175/60 R15

    -

    215/60 R16


    Dimension Review

    • The Sonet is longer than the Tiago by 230mm.
    • The Sonet is wider than the Tiago by 113mm.
    • The Sonet is taller than the Tiago by 112mm.
    • The Sonet has a longer wheelbase than the Tiago; by 100mm.
    • The Sonet has 150 litres more boot space than the Tiago.
    • The Sonet has 35mm more ground clearance than the Tiago.
    • In terms of dimensions, the Sonet is a larger car than the Tiago. So, it will have a better road presence than the Tiago.

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

    TIAGO VS SONET | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    Tata Tiago

    Kia Sonet

    Engine

    1.2 L Petrol

    1.0 L Turbo Petrol

    1.2 L Petrol

    Displacement

    1199 cc

    998 cc

    1197 cc

    Cylinder

    3

    3

    4

    Maximum Power

    86PS @ 6000rpm

    120PS @ 6000rpm

    83PS @ 6300rpm

    Peak Torque

    113Nm @ 3300rpm

    172Nm @ 1500 - 4000rpm

    115Nm @ 4200rpm

    Manual Transmission

    5-speed

    6-speed ACMT

    5-speed

    Manual FE

    20.27kmpl

    18.2kmpl

    18.4kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    5-speed AMT

    7-speed DCT

    -

    Automatic FE

    19.28kmpl

    18.3kmpl

    -

    Tiago Petrol vs Sonet Turbo Petrol

    Tata Tiago 1.2 L, 3-cylinder petrol engine makes 86PS 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 Tata Tiago petrol manual has a mileage of 20.27kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 19.28kmpl.

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    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.

    Petrol Engine Review

    • The Sonet turbo is more powerful than the Tiago but the Sonet 1.2L is less powerful.
    • The Sonet's petrol engines produce more torque than the Tiago petrol.
    • The Tiago 1.2 L petrol is more fuel-efficient than the Sonet.
    • The Tiago petrol has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Sonet 1.2L. So, it will offer better driveability. However, the Sonet turbo petrol has a phenomenal torque-to-weight ratio and will offer far better drivability than the other two normal petrol engines in this comparison.

    Tiago 2020 vs Sonet 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

    Notable top features of Tiago 2020 are:

    • Halogen headlamps
    • Automatic climate control
    • 15-inch dual tone alloy wheels
    • 7-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
    • Digital instrument cluster
    • Rear wiper & washer
    • Rear defogger
    • Height adjustable driver seats
    • Auto fold ORVMs
    • Contrast black roof w/ piano black ORVM
    • Steering mounted controls

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    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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