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Car Comparison Nepal; Kia Sonet Vs Hyundai Venue Comparison

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The compact SUV segment in the Nepalese market has gained quite a traction in recent years. There are multiple SUVs in Nepal including Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon, Kia Sonet, Maruti Vitara Brezza, and others who compete against each other. Today we will compare two Korean cousins, the Hyundai Venue and the Kia Sonet. The Kia Sonet and the Hyundai Venue are one and the same which are built on the same platform sharing similar mechanical functions but still enough differentiation outside and inside. The Venue and the Sonet follow two separate approaches when it comes to tackling the SUV space in the Nepalese market.

Hyundai Venue is a 5 seater compact SUV available in a price range of NRs. 36.56 lakhs. Kia Sonet is also a 5 seater SUV available in a price range of NRs. 35.50 lakhs. The Kia Sonet is the latest entrant in the competitive compact SUV segment while the Hyundai Venue has been here for a while. Here is a quick comparison between the Hyundai Venue and  Kia Sonet. This comparison has been carried out based on prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these cars and see which one turns out to be a better buy. 

Kia Sonet Vs Hyundai Venue Comparison:


Kia Sonet 1197 ccNRs. 35.60 Lakhs
 Hyundai Venue1197 ccNRs. 36.56 Lakhs


SummaryKia Sonet Hyundai Venue
Engine1197 cc1197 cc
Engine Type
Smartstream G 1.2
1.2 L Kappa Dual VTVT
No Of Cylinder
Max Power82 bhp@6000 rpm82 bhp@6000 rpm
Max Torque115 Nm@4200 rpm115 Nm@4000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
Drive Train
Emission Standard


SummaryKia Sonet Hyundai Venue
No. Of Gears55
Clutch TypeN/AN/A
Intelligent Manual Transmission

Fuel and Consumption:

SummaryKia Sonet Hyundai Venue
Fuel Tank Capacity45.0 L45.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity
Mileage18.40 Km/l17.50 Km/l
Mileage Highway/City

Dimension and Weight:

SummaryKia Sonet Hyundai Venue
Kerb Weight
1081 Kg1066 Kg
Length3995 mm3995 mm
Width1790 mm1770 mm
Height1647 mm1605 mm
Wheelbase2500 mm2500 mm
Ground Clearance
205 mm190 mm
Boot Space392 L295 L
No. Of Doors
Seating Capacity55

Chassis and Suspension:

SummaryKia Sonet Hyundai Venue
Front SuspensionMcPherson Strut With Coil SpringMcPherson Strut With Coil Spring
Rear SuspensionCoupled Torsion Beam Axle With Coil SpringCoupled Torsion Beam Axle With Coil Spring


SummaryKia Sonet Hyundai Venue
Front Brake Type
Rear Brake Type

Wheels and Tyres:

SummaryKia Sonet Hyundai Venue
Wheel TypeSteel WheelsSteel Wheels
Tyre TypeTubelessTubeless
Front Tyre195 / 65 R15195 / 65 R15
Rear Tyre195 / 65 R15195 / 65 R15

Safety and Security in the Kia Sonet and Hyundai Venue:

  • Airbags
  • Passenger Airbags
  • ABS
  • Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
  • Brake Assist
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • Central Locking
  • Child Safety Lock
  • Power Door Lock
  • Turn Indicators On ORVM
  • Front Seat Belts with Pretensioner & Load Limiter
  • Impact Sensing Door Unlock
  • Inside door handle override

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