Force Gurkha vs Kia Sonet

Should you buy Force Gurkha or Kia Sonet? Find out which car is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs. Force Gurkha price starts at Rs 15.10 Lakh ex-showroom for 2.6 Diesel (Diesel) and Kia Sonet price starts Rs 7.99 Lakh ex-showroom for HTE (Petrol). Gurkha has 2596 cc (Diesel top model) engine, while Sonet has 1493 cc (Diesel top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the Gurkha has a mileage of - (Diesel top model)> and the Sonet has a mileage of - (Diesel top model).

Gurkha Vs Sonet

Key HighlightsForce GurkhaKia Sonet
On Road PriceRs.18,01,298*Rs.18,47,365*
Fuel TypeDieselDiesel
Engine(cc)25961493
TransmissionManualAutomatic
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Force Gurkha vs Kia Sonet Comparison

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        Force Gurkha
        Force Gurkha
        Rs15.10 Lakh*
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            Kia Sonet
            Kia Sonet
            Rs15.69 Lakh*
            *Ex-showroom Price
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          • 2.6 Diesel
            rs15.10 Lakh*
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          • X-line Diesel AT
            rs15.69 Lakh*
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          Basic Information
          On-Road Price in New Delhi
          Rs.18,01,298*
          Rs.18,47,365*
          Finance Available (EMI)
          Rs.34,288/month
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          Rs.35,922/month
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          Insurance
          User Rating
          4.3
          Based on 67 Reviews
          4.6
          Based on 36 Reviews
          Brochure
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          Brochure not available
          Engine & Transmission
          Engine Type
          Engine type in car refers to the type of engine that powers the vehicle. There are many different types of car engines, but the most common are petrol (gasoline) and diesel engines
          FM 2.6 CR CD
          1.5L CRDi VGT
          Displacement (cc)
          The displacement of an engine is the total volume of all of the cylinders in the engine. Measured in cubic centimetres (cc)
          2596
          1493
          No. of Cylinders
          ICE engines have one or more cylinders. More cylinders typically mean more smoothness and more power, but it also means more moving parts and less fuel efficiency.
          Max Power (bhp@rpm)
          Power dictates the performance of an engine. It's measured in horsepower (bhp) or metric horsepower (PS). More is better.
          89.84bhp@3200rpm
          114bhp@4000rpm
          Max Torque (nm@rpm)
          The load-carrying ability of an engine, measured in Newton-metres (Nm) or pound-foot (lb-ft). More is better.
          250Nm@1400-2400rpm
          250Nm@1500-2750rpm
          Valves Per Cylinder
          Valves let air and fuel into the cylinders of a combustion engine. More valves typically make more power and are more efficient.
          4
          4
          Fuel Supply System
          Responsible for delivering fuel from the fuel tank into your internal combustion engine (ICE). More sophisticated systems give you better mileage.
          -
          CRDi
          Turbo Charger
          A device that forces more air into an internal combustion engine. More air can burn more fuel and make more power. Turbochargers utilise exhaust gas energy to make more power.
          -
          Yes
          Transmission Type
          Manual
          Automatic
          Gear Box
          5-Speed
          6-Speed AT
          Mild HybridNo
          -
          Drive Type
          Fuel & Performance
          Fuel Type
          Diesel
          Diesel
          Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
          63
          45
          Emission Norm Compliance
          BS VI 2.0
          BS VI 2.0
          Suspension, Steering & Brakes
          Front Suspension
          Independent double wishbone with coil spring
          McPherson Strut with Coil Spring
          Rear Suspension
          Multi-link with Pan hard rod & Coil Spring
          Coupled Torsion beam Axle (CTBA) With Coil Spring
          Steering Type
          power
          Electric
          Steering Column
          Tilt & Telescopic
          Tilt
          Turning Radius (Metres)
          5.65
          -
          Front Brake Type
          Disc
          Disc
          Rear Brake Type
          Drum
          Disc
          Tyre Size
          245/70 R16
          215/60 R16
          Tyre Type
          Radial, Tubeless
          Radial Tubeless
          Wheel Size (Inch)
          16
          -
          Alloy Wheel Size Front (Inch)
          -
          16
          Alloy Wheel Size Rear (Inch)
          -
          16
          Dimensions & Capacity
          Length (mm)
          The distance from a car's front tip to the farthest point in the back.
          4116
          3995
          Width (mm)
          The width of a car is the horizontal distance between the two outermost points of the car, typically measured at the widest point of the car, such as the wheel wells or the rearview mirrors
          1812
          1790
          Height (mm)
          The height of a car is the vertical distance between the ground and the highest point of the car. It can decide how much space a car has along with it's body type and is also critical in determining it's ability to fit in smaller garages or parking spaces
          2075
          1642
          Wheel Base (mm)
          Distance from the centre of the front wheel to the centre of the rear wheel. A longer wheelbase is better for stability and also allows more passenger space on the inside.
          2445
          2445
          Kerb Weight (kg)
          It is the weight of just a car, including fluids such as engine oil, coolant and brake fluid, combined with a fuel tank that is filled to 90 percent capacity.
          2050
          -
          Seating Capacity
          4
          5
          Boot Space (Litres)
          500
          385
          No. of Doors
          3
          5
          Comfort & Convenience
          Power SteeringYesYes
          Power Windows FrontYesYes
          Power Windows Rear
          -
          Yes
          Automatic Climate Control
          -
          Yes
          Air Quality Control
          -
          Yes
          Accessory Power OutletYes
          -
          Trunk Light
          -
          Yes
          Remote Horn & Light Control
          -
          Yes
          Rear Reading Lamp
          -
          Yes
          Rear Seat Headrest
          -
          Yes
          Adjustable Headrest
          -
          Yes
          Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
          -
          Yes
          Cup Holders FrontYesYes
          Rear AC Vents
          -
          Yes
          Multifunction Steering Wheel
          -
          Yes
          Cruise Control
          -
          Yes
          Parking Sensors
          Rear
          Front & Rear
          Foldable Rear Seat
          -
          60:40 Split
          Engine Start Stop Button
          -
          Yes
          Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddles
          -
          Yes
          USB Charger
          Front & Rear
          Front & Rear
          Central Console Armrest
          -
          With Storage
          Hands-Free Tailgate
          -
          No
          Gear Shift IndicatorNoNo
          Rear CurtainNo
          -
          Luggage Hook And NetNo
          -
          Battery Saver
          -
          Yes
          Lane Change IndicatorYes
          -
          Additional Features
          -
          Sunglass Holder, Assist Grips, Coat hook, Rear parcel shelf, Eco Coating, Auto antiglare (ECM) rear view mirror, Seatback Pocket Driver & Passenger
          One Touch Operating Power Window
          -
          All
          Drive Modes
          -
          3
          Rear Window Sunblind
          -
          Yes
          Drive Mode Types
          -
          ECO|NORMAL|SPORTS
          Air ConditionerYesYes
          HeaterYesYes
          Adjustable SteeringYesYes
          KeyLess Entry
          -
          Yes
          Ventilated Seats
          -
          Yes
          Height Adjustable Driver Seat
          -
          Yes
          Electric Adjustable Seats
          -
          Front
          Automatic Headlamps
          -
          Yes
          Follow Me Home HeadlampsYesYes
          Interior
          Tachometer
          A tachometer shows how fast the engine is running, measured in revolutions per minute (RPM). In a manual car, it helps the driver know when to shift gears.
          NoYes
          Glove Compartment
          It refers to a storage compartment built into the dashboard of a vehicle on the passenger's side. It is used to store vehicle documents, and first aid kit among others.
          YesYes
          Digital Odometer
          -
          Yes
          Additional Features
          Door Trims with Dark Grey Theme,Floor console with Bottle holders,Moulded Floor Mat,Seat Upholstery with Dark Grey Theme,Total Cabin space 3900 L
          Leatherette wrapped D-cut steering wheel with Sonet logo, High gloss black finish AC vents garnish, Sporty Alloy Pedals, Connected Infotainment & Cluster Design - Black High Gloss, Leatherette Wrapped Gear Knob, Leatherette wrapped Door armrest, Sporty All Black Roof Lining, Silver Painted Door Handles, LED Ambient Sound Lighting, Sage Green Leatherette Seats, All Black Interiors with Xclusive Sage Green Inserts
          Digital Cluster
          -
          Full
          Digital Cluster Size (Inch)
          -
          10.25
          Upholstery
          -
          Leatherette
          Exterior
          Photo Comparison
          Rear Right Side
          Available ColorsRedWhiteOrangeGreengreyGurkha ColorsGlacier White PearlSparkling SilverPewter OliveIntense RedAurora Black PearlMatte GraphiteImperial BlueGlacier White Pearl With Aurora Black PearlGravity GrayIntense Red With Aurora Black Pearl+5 MoreSonet Colors
          Body Type
          Adjustable HeadlightsYes
          -
          Fog Lights Front
          Front fog lights are lights placed near the lower half of a car's front bumper. They are designed to improve visibility in bad weather conditions such as fog or heavy rains.
          Yes
          -
          Cornering Headlamps
          Cornering headlamps either refer to headlights that turn slightly with your steering input or a secondary light within the headlight cluster that switches on when your steering is turned. Like cornering fog lamps, this feature improves visibility while turning.
          Yes
          -
          Lighting
          LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
          -
          LED DRLs
          LED daytime running lights (DRL) are not to be confused with headlights. The intended purpose is to help other road users see your vehicle better while adding to the car's style.
          Yes
          -
          LED Headlights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the main headlamp. LEDs provide a bright white beam, making night driving safer.
          Yes
          -
          Additional Features
          Air Intake snorkel
          -
          Tyre Size
          245/70 R16
          215/60 R16
          Tyre Type
          Radial, Tubeless
          Radial Tubeless
          Wheel Size (Inch)
          16
          -
          Safety
          Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
          Brake Assist
          -
          Yes
          Central LockingYesYes
          No. of Airbags
          2
          6
          Driver AirbagYesYes
          Passenger AirbagYesYes
          Side Airbag FrontNoYes
          Side Airbag RearNo
          -
          Day Night Rear View Mirror
          -
          Yes
          Seat Belt Warning
          -
          Yes
          Door Ajar Warning
          -
          Yes
          Traction Control
          -
          Yes
          Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYes
          Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
          Electronic Stability Control
          -
          Yes
          Advance Safety Features
          Water Wading capacity 700, Gradeability 35 Degree - 4X4 Mode
          Emergency stop signal, Vehicle Stability Management, Front & Rear All seat 3-Point Seat Belts with Reminder, ADAS Level-1 with 10 Autonomous Features, Forward Collison-Avoidance Assist-Car (FCA-Car/Pedestrian/Cyclist, Lane Following Assist, Sleek LED Fog lamps, Xclusive Black High Glossy Fog Lamp cover
          Rear Camera
          -
          With Guidedlines
          Anti Pinch Power Windows
          -
          All Windows
          Speed Alert
          -
          Yes
          Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
          Isofix Child Seat Mounts
          -
          Yes
          Blind Spot Monitor
          -
          Yes
          Hill Assist
          -
          Yes
          Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
          -
          Yes
          360 View Camera
          -
          Yes
          Curtain Airbag
          -
          Yes
          Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
          -
          Yes
          ADAS
          Forward Collision Warning
          -
          Yes
          Blind Spot Collision Avoidance Assist
          -
          Yes
          Lane Departure Warning
          -
          Yes
          Lane Keep Assist
          -
          Yes
          Driver Attention Warning
          -
          Yes
          Leading Vehicle Departure Alert
          -
          Yes
          Adaptive High Beam Assist
          -
          Yes
          Advance Internet
          E-Call & I-Call
          -
          No
          Over the Air (OTA) Updates
          -
          Yes
          Google / Alexa Connectivity
          -
          Yes
          Entertainment & Communication
          RadioYesYes
          Speakers FrontYesYes
          Speakers RearYesYes
          Integrated 2DIN AudioYesYes
          Wireless Phone Charging
          -
          Yes
          USB And Auxiliary InputYes
          -
          Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
          Touch ScreenYesYes
          Touch Screen size (Inch)
          7
          10.25
          Connectivity
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          Android AutoYesYes
          Apple Car PlayYesYes
          No. of Speakers
          4
          4
          Additional Features
          -
          AI Voice Recognition System, BOSE premium 7 speaker system with dynamic speed compensation, Voice Recognition with Kia Connect, Smart Pure Air Purifier with Virus Protection, Bluetooth multi connection
          Usb Ports
          -
          C-Type
          Tweeter
          -
          2
          SubwooferNo
          1
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          Pros and Cons

          • Pros
          • Cons

            Force Gurkha

            • Looks intimidating on the road
            • Off-road capability
            • Now offers creature comforts like touchscreen, power windows and USB chargers
            • Ride comfort over bad roads
            • Commanding driving position

            Kia Sonet

            • Looks better than before with a better lighting setup.
            • Added features, borrowed from a segment above, make it the most loaded SUV in its segment.
            • Most number of powertrain options in the segment, with 3 engines and 4 transmission options to choose from.
            • One of the best all rounders in the segment.

            Force Gurkha

            • No automatic on offer
            • Cabin feels dated
            • Rear seats get lap belts
            • High-speed stability

            Kia Sonet

            • Borrowing powertrains and features from a segment above has made it pretty expensive.
            • Cabin insulation could have been better.
            • Turbo-petrol engine option, in Sport mode, feels jerky to drive in traffic.
            • Rear seats could have had better cushioning for added comfort.

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          Which car is cheaper between Force Gurkha and Kia Sonet?

          Force Gurkha price starts at Rs 15.10 Lakh & Kia Sonet price starts at Rs 7.99 Lakh in New Delhi. Kia Sonet is cheaper between these two cars.
          *Ex-showroom price in New Delhi
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