Kia Sonet QYI Showcased At Auto Expo 2020

Kia Sonet QYI Showcased At Auto Expo 2020

Kia has showcased its Sonet / QYI subcompact SUV concept at the Auto Expo 2020.


Kia Sonet/QYI

Kia has only shown the exteriors of the Sonet as its still a work-in-progress. The Sonet is expected to go on sale in August 2020, in time for the festivities. The Sonet / QYI is expected to come with a 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine, which makes 120PS of power at 6000rpm and 172Nm of torque between 1500 and 4000rpm. In the Venue, this engine is available with a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.

Kia Sonet/QYI

Here are the expected engine specs of Kia Sonet / QYI:

2020 Kia Sonet / QYI Expected Petrol Engine Specs

Fuel Type



1.0-litre turbo


120PS @ 6000rpm


172Nm @ 1500 - 4000rpm

Manual Transmission


Automatic Transmission

7-speed dual-clutch

Claimed Fuel Efficiency



The 2020 Kia Sonet / QYI’s top variant comes with the following features:

  • Bose music system (confirmed)
  • 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system (confirmed)
  • Over the air software updates (confirmed)
  • Electric sunroof
  • Cruise control
  • Automatic AC
  • Front and rear armrest
  • Rear AC vents
  • LED headlamps

The Sonet / QYI competes with subcompact SUV like Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Ford EcoSport, Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon and Mahindra XUV300.

Kia Sonet QYI

The Kia Sonet / QYI is expected to go on sale August 2020 in India.

Kia Sonet QYI


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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