2021 Kia K5

At a Glance

Drive Types FWD, AWD
Engines 1.6l I4 T, 2.5l I4 T
Transmissions A8, SM8
Fuel Economy 27-29 (city), 37-38 (highway)
On Sale 2020-Q3

Official Word:

Nearly a decade after the 2011 Kia Optima paved the way for one of the auto industry's most significant growth and achievement stories, Kia Motors America (KMA) is resetting expectations once again with the reveal of the all-new K5 mid-size sedan. Representing one of the biggest leaps forward between generations in recent automotive history, the K5 celebrates this bold new chapter in Kia's story with an equally bold name to emphasize the mid-size sedan's revolutionary design,...Read.

Model/Trim/Package EL Engine MPG VjI MSRP
K5 LX 1.6T 2 1.6l I4 T (180-bhp) A8 FWD 29 / 38 / 32 58 TBD
K5 LXS 1.6T 2 1.6l I4 T (180-bhp) A8 AWD TBD
K5 LXS 1.6T 2 1.6l I4 T (180-bhp) A8 FWD 27 / 37 / 31 58 TBD
K5 GT-Line 1.6T 2 1.6l I4 T (180-bhp) A8 FWD 27 / 37 / 31 64 TBD
K5 GT-Line 1.6T 2 1.6l I4 T (180-bhp) A8 AWD TBD
K5 EX 1.6T 2 1.6l I4 T (180-bhp) A8 FWD 27 / 37 / 31 64 TBD
K5 GT 2.5T 2 2.5l I4 T (290-bhp) SM8 FWD TBD