On 5 February 2014 at the 2020 Auto Expo, Kia Motors India officially announced the offering to India of the Carnival MPV. In the second half of this year, the company also announced its plan to introduce a brand new SUV sub-4 meters, branded as Yi. The new SUV is classified as the Kia Sonet.
Kia Sonet road research has already started. At the 2020 Auto Expo, the business will introduce the SUV pre-production. In several markets, the firm has already labeled the Sonet tag, which indicates the upcoming SUV sub-4 meter could be referred to as Sonet. In addition, most global vehicles in Kia begin with S-Soul, Stonic, Seltos, Sportage, and Sorento
Kia Motors India announced in a new press release, “To further improve India’s brand image of Utility Vehicles, the companies plan to launch a new sub-compact SUV in the second half of 2020.” The sub-4 meter SUV is potentially also mechanical to share with the Korean partner. Not just the chassis. It is planned to be sold in three engine options, one 1.0 liter turbo-fueled petrol, one 1.2 liters petrol-fueled 4 cylinders and one 1.5 liter diesel engine. It is possible that both manual and automatic models will be available.
The Crossover would potentially have some design features with the Seltos and Sonic crossroads in terms of styling. The outside design elements include the Tiger Nose hood, LED headlamps with DRLs, 17-inch alloys, LED tail-lights and sloping rooflines. The cabin is protected by the8-inch Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Touch Screen, the UVO Link wired car system, wireless charging, integrated air-conditioning, ventilation for electricity, etc.