Hyundai Venue Diesel E VS Kia Sonet Diesel HTE


Should you buy Hyundai Venue Diesel E or Kia Sonet Diesel HTE? The price of the Hyundai Venue E Diesel in New Delhi is Rs 8.28 Lakh (Ex-showroom) and of Kia Sonet HTE Diesel is Rs 8.25 Lakh (Ex-showroom).

Engine and Transmission

Hyundai Venue Diesel E has 1493cc, 1.5L U2 CRDi Diesel Engine, while Kia Sonet HTE Diesel has 1493cc, 1.5L CRDi WGT Diesel Engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the Hyundai Venue Diesel E has a mileage of 23.7 kmpl and the Kia Sonet HTE Diesel has a mileage of 24.1 kmpl. Find out which car is best for you – compare the two models on the basis of their Engine, Max Power, Max Torque, Mileage, Features, and other specifications given below:

Comparision Detail Hyundai Venue Diesel E Kia Sonet HTE Diesel
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type1493cc, 1.5L U2 CRDi Diesel Engine1493cc, 1.5L CRDi WGT Diesel Engine
Displacement (CC)1493 CC1493 CC
Torque113 Nm @ 4000 rpm138 Nm @ 4400 rpm
Maximum Power240 Nm @ 1500-2750 rpm240 Nm @ 1500-2750 rpm
Transmission TypeManualManual
Gearbox5-Speed Manual5-Speed MT
Emission StandardBS6-CompliantBS6-Compliant

Dimensions and Weight

Need help making sure your perfect car fits? You must consider the car’s dimensions to ensure the size conveniently suits your needs. If you don’t choose wisely, you may find it is too big to park in your garage, or too long to reverse-parallel park on the street, or maybe even too tall to fit into car parks with low ceilings. Find out which car is best for you – compare the two models on the basis of their dimensions, kerb/wet weight, ground Clearance, turning radius, etc.,

Dimensions and Weight
Overall Length3995 mm3995 mm
Overall Width1770 mm1790 mm
Overall Height1605 mm1647 mm
Wheelbase2500 mm2500 mm
Ground Clearance195 mm211 mm

Active and Passive Safety Features

Another important determining factor while choosing a new car has to be the safety features that it boasts of. There are different types of safety alerts available such as motion detectors that warn you if another vehicle or object is too close and cameras attached to the rearview mirror that alerts you with an alarm if you get distracted. Regardless of the engine performance and all other fancy features, if the car doesn’t have adequate safety features, it could be a disaster waiting to happen given the kind of road accident statistics reported in India. Check detailed Active and Passive Safety Features available in both variants like Speed Alert System, Airbags, Safety Lock and many more from the table given below:

Active and Passive Safety Features
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
ISOFIX Child Seat MountsYesNo
AirbagsDriver & PassengerDual Airbags
Day/Night Rearview MirrorYesYes
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYesYes
Seat BeltsYesYes
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)YesYes
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)YesYes
Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
Central LockingYesYes
Child Safety LockYesYes

Wheels and Tyres

There is no denying the fact that car tyres have been a vehicle’s most important safety feature. After all, they are a vehicle’s only contact with the road. If you are one of those who have been buying it for the first time and not sure that from where you should start your search and what exactly you need to look for, then it is the right time to consider this comparison and learn about the important things that you need to check while buying a new car. Check wheel type, front-tyre size, and rear tyre size of both variants from the table given below:

Wheels and Tyres
Wheel TypeSteel WheelsSteel Wheels
Front Tyre Size195/65-R15195/65-R15
Rear Tyre Size195/65-R15195/65-R15
Spare Wheel195/65-R15 Steel Wheel195/65-R15
Full WheelcapsYesYes
Tubeless TyresYesYes

Comfort and Convenience Features

If you are planning to buy a car anytime soon, so check out the following comfort and convenience features on the car you should be looking out for.

Comfort and Convenience Features
Tilt Steering WheelYesYes
Air ConditionerManualManual
Power SteeringElectric Power SteeringElectric Power Steering
Power WindowsFront onlyFront only
USB ChargerNot AvailableFront & Rear
Central Control ArmrestNot AvailableWith Storage
Gear Shift IndicatorNoYes
Battery SaverYesYes

Both models Hyundai Venue Diesel E and Kia Sonet Diesel HTE are well equipped and offer decent performance. Check the detailed comparison given above and choose which car is best for you by comparing their engine & transmission, dimensions, power, comfort & convenience, safety features etc.