Will Kia Sonet and Toyota Urban Cruiser really prove to be a trump card, read the comparison with other cars in this segment

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On September 18, Kia Sonnet is being launched, which is eagerly awaited by the people, while next week on September 24, Toyota will launch its compact SUV Urban Cruiser. Booking for both cars has started. At the same time, both these SUVs will compete with the first launched Ford EcoSport, Hyundai Venue, Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon, and Mahindra XUV300 in this segment. Let's know the comparison of all these vehicles ...


Dimension comparison

Dimension Kia Sonnet Urban Cruiser Hyundai Venue Vitara Brezza Tata Nexon XUV300 EcoSport

Length 3995 MM 3995 MM 3995 MM 3995 MM 3994 MM 3995 MM 3998 MM

Width 1790 MM 1790 MM 1770 MM 1790 MM 1811 MM 1821 MM 1765 MM

Height 1647 MM 1640 MM 1590 MM 1640 MM 1607 MM 1617 MM 1647 MM

Wheelbase 2500mm 2500mm 2500mm 2500mm 2498mm 2600mm 2519mm

Ground clearance 211 MM 198 MM 195 MM 198 MM 209 MM 180 MM 200 MM

Wheelsize 16 inch 16 inch 16 inch 16 inch 16 inch 17 inch 16 inch

Boot space 392 liters 328 liters 350 liters 328 liters 350 liters 257 liters 352 liters


The length of all these trains is the same. But the widest is the Mahindra XUV300.

At the same time, in terms of height, Kia Sonnet and Ford EcoSport outperform

The largest wheelbase is that of the Mahindra XUV300.

The ground clearance takes the hand of Kia Sonnet. It is followed by Tata Nexon.

Wheel size is more or less the same on all vehicles, with the Mahindra XUV300 having an inch more wheel size.

The maximum boot space is found in the Kia Sonnet, while the lowest space is in the Mahindra XUV300.


Petrol powertrain

Kia Sonnet Urban Cruiser Hyundai Venue Vitara Brezza Tata Nexon XUV300 EcoSport

Engine Type 4-cylinder / 3-cylinder turbo 4-cylinder 4-cylinder / 3-cylinder turbo 4-cylinder 3-cylinder turbo 4-cylinder turbo 3-cylinder

Displacement 1197 cc / 998 cc 1462 cc 1197 cc / 998 cc 1462 cc 1198 cc 1197 cc 1497 cc

Power 83 HP / 120 HP 105 HP 83 HP / 120 HP 105 HP 120 HP 110 HP 123 HP

Torque 115 Nm / 172 Nm 138 Nm 115 Nm / 172 Nm 138 Nm 170 Nm 200 Nm 150 Nm

Manual gearbox 5-speed / 6-speed iMT 5-speed 5-speed / 6-speed / 6-speed iMT 5-speed 6-speed 6-speed 5-speed

Automatic gearbox 7-speed DCT 4-speed torque converter 7-speed DCT 4-speed torque converter 6-AMT --- 6-speed-torque converter

Mileage (Manual) 18.4 / 18.2 km per liter 17.3 km per liter 17.3 / 18.76 km per liter 17.3 km per liter 17 km per liter 17 km per liter 15.9 km per liter

Mileage (Automatic) 18.3 km per liter 18.76 km per liter 18 km per liter 18.76 km per liter --- 14.6 km per liter

There are only four vehicles in this segment, which come with a turbocharged petrol engine.

There are three types of engines in this segment, 1.2 liters, 1.5 liter, and 1.0-liter turbo engines.

Ford EcoSport has the highest power, while Tata Nexon topped in terms of torque.

The Kia Sonnet and Hyundai Venue offer a 6-speed iMT hybrid gearbox. There is also 7-speed dual-clutch transmission.

The best mileage on a manual transmission is the Kia Sonnet.

While the automatic cruiser and Vitara Brezza top the automatic because they have a mild hybrid system.

Diesel powertrain

Kia Sonnet Hyundai Venue Tata Nexon XUV300 EcoSport

Engine Type 4-Cylinder / Turbo 4-Cylinder / Turbo 4-Cylinder / Turbo 4-Cylinder Turbo 4-Cylinder / Turbo

Displacement 1493 cc 1493 cc 1497 cc 1497 cc 1498 cc

Power 100 HP (115 HP Automatic) 100 HP 110 HP 117 HP 100 HP

Torque 240 Nm (250 Nm Automatic) 240 Nm 260 Nm 300 Nm 215 Nm

Manual gearbox 6-speed 6-speed 6-speed 6-speed 5-speed

Automatic gearbox 6-speed torque converter --- 6- speed AMT 6- speed AMT ---

Mileage (Manual) 24.1 km per liter 23.3 km per liter 21.5 km per liter 20 km per liter 21.7 km per liter

Mileage (Automatic) 19 kmpl

In the sub-4 meter segment, the Toyota Urban Cruiser and Vitara Brezza come without a diesel engine.

The Mahindra XUV300 is the only vehicle in this segment to have the most powerful diesel engine available.

The Kia Sonnet offers a 6-speed torque converter with a diesel engine.

At the same time, in terms of mileage, the Kia Sonnet is tremendous and gives a mileage of 24.1 kmpl on the diesel.

The prices

Kia Sonnet Urban Cruiser Hyundai Venue Vitara Brezza Tata Nexon XUV300 EcoSport

Petrol- Manual 7-11 Lakh (Estimated) 8.5-10 Lakh (Estimated) 6.70-11.21 Lakh 7.34-9.98 Lakh 7.00-10.75 Lakh 7.95-11.12 Lakh 8.18-11.22 Lakh

Petrol - Automatic 9.5-11.5 Lakh (Estimated) 9.5-11.4 Lakh (Estimated) 9.60-11.58 Lakh 9.75-11.40 Lakh 8.45-11.35 Lakh ---- 10.67-11.57 Lakh

Diesel-Manual 8-11.5 Lakh (Estimated) --- 8.10-11.53 Lakh ---- 8.45-12.10 Lakh 8.70-11.90 Lakh 8.68-11.72 Lakh

Diesel-Automatic 9-12.5 Lakh (Estimated) ----- ---- ---- 9.80-12.70 Lakh 10.20-12.30 Lakh ----

Standard Warranty 3-years / Unlimited km (Estimated) 3-years / 1-lakh km (Estimated) 3-years / Unlimited km 2-years / 40000 km 2-years / 75000 km 2-years / Unlimited km 3-years / One million km

Note: The prices of Kio Sonnet and Urban Cruiser have not been revealed, their actual prices will be known after launching. These are the estimated prices from the sources.