Kia India’s price hike for 2023 begins in January and varies between Rs 20,000 and Rs 1 lakh amongst models and trim levels.
As of the first of the year 2023, Kia India will be increasing their prices. The Carnival remains on sale at its previous price point while the Seltos, Sonet, Carens, and EV6 all see price increases. There will be a new price increase for Kia vehicles beginning in January 2023, ranging from 20,000 to a million rupees (or a hundred thousand to ten thousand dollars).
In CY2022, Kia saw a rise in sales of 40.19 percent, from 1,81,583 units to 2,54,556. Its Seltos model was the most popular, selling 1,01,569 units, while the Sonet sold 86,251 units. Kia, like other automakers in India, has been dealing with supply chain issues, which has resulted in increased wait times for several of its models.
Kia Sonet Price Hike Jan 2023
The cost of purchasing a Kia Sonet has increased by between Rs 20,000 and Rs 40,000. The standard HTE model, which features a 1.2-liter petrol engine, has seen a price hike of Rs 20,000, rising to Rs 7.69 lakh from Rs 7.49 lakh, while the HTK and HTK+ models have seen similar increases, rising to Rs 8.45 and Rs 9.39 lakh, respectively.
Following a regular price increase of Rs 25,000, the HTK+ through GTX+ variants of the Sonet 1.0-liter turbo petrol now cost between Rs 10.24 lakh and Rs 12.94 lakh, with the top-tier X-Line DCT now costing Rs 13.64 lakh. New costs for the Kia Sonet diesel vary from Rs 9.45 lakh to Rs 14.39 lakh, an increase of 40,000.
Kia Seltos, Carens Price Hike Jan 2023
The price range for the new Kia Seltos now begins at Rs 10.69 lakh for the base HTE petrol trim and extends to Rs 19.15 lakh for the highest grade X-Line AT diesel model, a rise of between Rs 20,000 and 50,000. Diesel models automatically cost Rs 50,000 more than their gasoline counterparts.
The price of the Kia Carens MPV has increased from 20,000 to 45,000. The price of petrol models goes up by Rs 20,000–25,000, while diesel models go up by an average of Rs 45,000. After the increase, the price ranges from Rs 10.20 million for the entry-level 1.5-liter MT Premium petrol trim to Rs 18.45 million for the top-tier Luxury Plus 7-seater.
Kia EV6 Price Hike Jan 2023
The EV6’s GT Line RWD has witnessed the most price increase, from Rs 59.95 million to Rs 60.95 million. Previously priced at Rs 64.95 lakh, the GT Line AWD is now priced at Rs 65.95 lakh. Note that all listed prices are in ex-sh.
The 2023 Auto Show will be the debut for a plethora of new Kia models. Among these are the EV9, a three-row electric SUV; the new generation Carnival minivan; the Sorento seven-seater SUV; a brand-new concept car designed specifically for India; etc. New versions of Seltos and Sonet with updated designs are also on the horizon.