Kia Sonet or Nissan Magnite ? News

Updated On: 2020-12-03T14:32:09

Kia Sonet or Nissan Magnite ?

Nissan has launched the Magnite SUV at a starting price of Rs 4.99 lakh (ex-showroom India). It takes on the likes of the Hyundai Venue, Kia Sonet, Mahindra XUV300, Ford EcoSport, Maruti Vitara Brezza, Toyota Urban Cruiser and Tata Nexon. So, let’s pit the Magnite against the simplest selling sub-4m SUV, the Sonet, and determine which of the 2 offers better value at similar prices.


 Nissan MagniteKia Sonet
Boot Space336L392L

Engine comparison:

 Nissan MagniteKia Sonet
Engine1.0-litre naturally aspirated petrol1.0-litre turbocharged petrol1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol1.0-litre turbocharged petrol

Price comparison:

Nissan MagniteKia Sonet
1.0L XE Rs 4.99 lakh 
1.0L XL Rs 5.99 lakh 
1.0L XV Rs 6.68 lakh/ Rs 6.82 lakh (DT)1.2 HTE Rs 6.71 lakh
1.0L Turbo XL Rs 6.99 lakh 
1.0L XV Premium Rs 7.55 lakh/ Rs 7.69 lakh (DT)1.2 HTK Rs 7.59 lakh
1.0L Turbo XV Rs 7.68 lakh/ Rs 7.82 lakh (DT) 
1.0L Turbo XV Premium Rs 8.45 lakh/ Rs 8.59 (DT)1.2 HTK+ Rs 8.45 lakh
1.0L Turbo XV Premium (O) Rs 8.55 lakh/ Rs 8.69 lakh (DT) 
 1.0T HTK+ 6iMT Rs 9.49 lakh
 1.0T HTX 6iMT Rs 9.99 lakh
 1.0T HTX+ 6iMT Rs 11.65 lakh
 1.0T GTX+ 6iMT Rs 11.99 lakh
1.0L Turbo XL CVT Rs 7.89 lakh 
1.0L Turbo XV CVT Rs 8.58 lakh/ Rs 8.72 lakh (DT) 
1.0L Turbo XV Premium CVT Rs 9.35 lakh/ Rs 9.49 (DT) 
1.0L Turbo XV Premium (O) 9.45 lakh/ Rs 9.59 lakh (DT) 
 1.0T HTK+ 7DCT Rs 10.49 lakh
 1.0T GTX+ 7DCT Rs 12.89 lakh

Features comparison :

Safety Nissan Magnite XVKia Sonet 1.2 HTE
ABS with EBDYesYes
Rear parking sensorsYesYes
ISOFIX child seat anchorsYesNo
Day/night IRVMManualManual
Fog lampsLEDNo 
Central lockingYes with keyless entryYes 
Auto headlampsNoNo
Wheels195/60 R16 Alloys195/65 R15 steel wheels with covers
Rear washer and wiperYesNo
ORVMElectrically adjustable and foldableElectrically adjustable 
Height-adjustable driver’s seat    YesNo
ACAuto ACManual AC
Rear AC ventsNoYes
Adjustable headrestFront and rearFront
Front armrestNoNo
Rear armrestYesNo
60:40 split rear seatsYesNo
Infotainment8-inch touchscreen infotainment systemNo
Apple CarPlay and Android AutoYes (wireless)No
Parking cameraYesNo
Digital driver’s display7-inchNo
Push-button startYesNo
Connected car techNoNo
Steering-mounted controlsYesNo
Cruise controlNoNo
Power windowsYesFront 
Adjustable steeringTiltTilt


The Magnite is our natural pick here. It offers tons more features than the Sonet despite being cheaper . If you would like , you’ll distribute another Rs 39,000 for the Tech Pack accessory package for the Magnite which adds features like an air purifier, wireless charging pad, and a premium JBL audio system .

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