Kia recently announced the next new sedan the automaker has added to its lineup for 2021. It’s a driver-oriented vehicle that promises to deliver the things drivers value most. The cabin features a design that will make you fall in love with driving if you’re not there yet. The new affordable vehicle gives us something to look forward to for the new model year. Here are 10 things you would like to know about the new 2021 Kia K5.
1. The 2021 Kia K5 is on the G5 line: 2021 kia
The K5 will be a midsize sedan that has sporty appeal. It is a member of the brand’s GT line. This is obvious at first glance with the GT-inspired rear wing, grille, and bumpers. The exterior has a semi-aggressive aesthetic that gives it a defined sporty personality.
2. The 2021 Kia K5 is fully connected
You will be fully connected to the outside world while driving. The new K5 will come loaded with a customizable 10.25-inch screen for on-board electronics and technology control. There will be 2 wireless device charging ports for you and a passenger to enjoy. It also comes with an advanced remote start key fob that features a smart key and climate control. It also comes standard with Android Auto and wireless Apple CarPlay. You can have up to 5 USB ports to use on multiple devices to stream music and other activities.
3. The cab is designed for the comfort of the driver.
The cabin features a premium interior that is loaded with luxury finishes along with a panoramic sunroof. The displays are modern and high-tech arranged in a functional yet elegant variety. For added convenience, you can control the cab environment remotely to prepare the vehicle for entry with the cab preheat and precool options at your fingertips. The K5 also comes with a power driver’s seat with 10-way adjustment controls and an attractive Charcoal headliner. You can also choose between cloth and synthetic leather seats and it comes with a sports steering wheel.
4. The sound system is sophisticated
The new 2021 Kia K5 will also come with a Bose speaker system that will surround the cabin. A total of 12 high-quality speakers allow you to achieve sound perfection for your driving / traveling entertainment. Stream the music of your choice while connected, and adjust the sound to suit your individual preferences with easy-to-use controls and settings.
5. The K5 has exceptional performance
When driving, the K5 is equipped with state-of-the-art technology to enhance your current driving skills with increased traction and control. AWD is available with active torque distribution between the front and rear for the best possible performance in all road conditions. This adds confidence when the weather turns nasty.
6. The 2021 Kia K5 offers Power on Demand
The new K5 is equipped with a 2.5-liter turbocharged engine that generates 290 horsepower. It is rated the best in its class. Torque is rated at 311 lb.-ft. with 195 lb.-ft. at 1500 RPM. Delivers exceptional power at low speeds to enhance driver confidence with the power available when you need it. The engine is mated with a Quick Shift 8-speed dual-clutch transmission.
7. The K5 is an agile sedan
This sports sedan is designed with a wide-gauge suspension made of advanced, lightweight materials. The materials not only reduce weight, but also improve steering with agility and responsiveness. It is shod with 19-inch Pirelli P-Zero tires to maximize control on the road. This is an optional update. 18-inch alloys with 45-series performance tires are standard fare. This makes driving not only safe, but also fun.
8. It is a replacement model
This is the first iteration of the new Kia K5. It is the replacement model for the midsize sedan known as the Optima. It’s lived its useful life and it’s time to move in and make room for the new kid on the block. This will be a new model for the US market, but it has already been produced and sold in the South Korean market for years. This gives Kia the idea that the K5 will be just as popular in the US as it is in Asia. If you were an Optima fan, get ready for a new updated midsize sedan to take its place.
9. The 2021 Kia K5 will be offered in several options
For the powertrain there will be another option available. If you don’t feel like you need to have all the …