Hyundai Venue N Line Vs Kia Sonet X Line: Detailed comparison – Times of India

Hyundai recently launched the sporty version of the Venue, the N Line at an introductory price of Rs 12.16 lakh (ex-showroom, pan-India). The compact SUV gets some mechanical tweaks as well as exterior and interior upgrades. The Hyundai Venue N Line will rival the likes of its cousin, the Kia Sonet X Line that has a starting price of Rs 13.4 lakh (ex-showroom). Let’s have a look at the detailed comparison between the two.
The Hyundai Venue N Line gets red accents on the dark chrome grille, a muscular bonnet, connected LED tail-lamps, projector LED headlamps, red inserts on the front and rear bumper and silver skid plates. The compact SUV rides on 16-inch alloy wheels.
Available in Matte Graphite exterior colour option, the Kia Sonet X Line comes equipped with LED headlamps with integrated DRLs, wrap-around LED tail-lamps, a glossy-black tiger nose grille and blacked-out skid plates. The side profile is flanked by 16-inch alloy wheels.
On the inside, the Hyundai Venue N Line follows all-black theme with “N Line” badging and red inserts on a gear knob, a 3-spoke multifunction steering wheel and leather seats. Other key interior features include an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Amazon Alexa and Google support, a digital instrument cluster with TFT display, reclining rear seats, multiple airbags and automatic climate control.
The Kia Sonet X-Line gets dual-tone interior with a wide array of features, such as a 10.25-inch infotainment panel, a flat-bottomed steering wheel, automatic climate control, leatherette seats with orange stitching, ambient lighting and multiple airbags.
Engine Performance
The Hyundai Venue N Line is powered by a 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine that produces a peak power of 118 hp and a max torque of 172 Nm.
Available in two powertrain options, the Kia Sonet X-Line gets 118hp/172Nm 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine and 113hp/250Nm 1.5-litre diesel engine. A 6-speed torque convertor automatic (on diesel variant) and a 7-speed DCT gearbox (on both) are on offer.
The Hyundai Venue N Line price ranges from Rs 12.16 lakh to Rs 13.15 lakh (ex-showroom) in the Indian market. The Kia Sonet X Line is priced between Rs 13.4 lakh to Rs 14 lakh (ex-showroom).

Car Price (ex-showroom)
Hyundai Venue N Line Rs 12.16 lakh – Rs 13.15 lakh
Kia Sonet X Line Rs 13.4 lakh – Rs 14 lakh

The Hyundai Venue N Line gets modern styling, while the Kia Sonet gets aggressive looks. Which one would you like to buy? Let us know in the comment section below.

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