Kia is constantly reinventing the wheel, as each model that debuts just keeps getting better and better — and the Kia K5 is no different. The 2021 Kia K5 is an athletic sedan that sports good looks, a refined interior, innovative technology, and plentiful safety features. Interested in learning more? Keep reading this Kia K5 research guide crafted by the team at Kia of Stamford. You can also check out our comparison hub to see how the Kia stacks up to its competitors or our 2021 Kia K5 trim comparison overview. If you have any questions, feel free to give us a call at (203) 883-8888 or send us a text.
With a fastback-inspired profile and sleek contour lines, the 2021 Kia K5 stands out from the crowd. The K5 has many distinct features, from the thin headlights to the sporty grille. See the list below to preview the Kia K5 exterior design. You can learn more about each individual trim on our comparison hub to see how the Kia stacks up to its competitors or our 2021 Kia K5 trims page.
16-, 18-, or 19-in. alloy wheel options
Heated, power side mirrors
LED headlights, daytime running lights, and fog lights
Inspiring and driver-centric, the 2021 Kia K5 interior is designed for the modern driver. The K5 is standard with high-tech displays, upscale finishes, and comfortable seating. Take a look at the following list to learn more about available Kia K5 interior features. Learn more about each individual trim on our 2021 Kia K5 trims page.
Infotainment system with 8- or 10.25-in. touchscreen display
Experience a ride like no other when you drive the 2021 Kia K5. Whether you choose to equip your K5 with the 1.6L or 2.5L engine, the K5 will deliver adrenaline-pumping performance. Both engines have the option to be equipped with front-wheel drive (FWD) or all-wheel drive (AWD). The K5 has a wide-track suspension — the widest in its class — with advanced lightweight materials that provide responsive handling and steering. Learn more about the two Kia K5 engines in the following table.
2021 Kia K5 Engines
1.6L turbocharged four-cylinder
2.5L turbocharged four-cylinder
Eight-speed dual-clutch automatic
Fuel Economy (city/hwy)
2021 Kia K5 Capacity & Seating
When you drive the Kia K5, you’ll have the look of an athletic muscle car without lacking cargo capacity and rear seating. With seating for five passengers, the K5 has plenty of space to bring along your friends and family for city adventures and weekend outings. You’ll have 105.3 cubic feet of passenger volume, with 16 cubic feet of trunk space as well.
2021 Kia K5 Safety Features
Safety comes standard on the 2021 Kia K5. Each K5 is equipped with Kia Drive Wise, a suite of driver assistance features to give you that extra confidence boost. Kia Drive Wise features include:
Forward collision-avoidance assist
Driver attention warning with leading vehicle departure alert
Lane departure warning
Lane keeping assist
Lane following assist
High beam assist
Rear view monitor with dynamic parking guidance
Available blind-spot collision-avoidance assist
Available rear cross-traffic collision-avoidance assist