If you’re on the hunt for a new mid-size sedan, you’ve probably heard of the 2021 Kia K5 and 2021 Hyundai Sonata. The Kia K5 was previously known as the Optima and was renamed for the 2021 model year. The Kia K5 and the Hyundai Sonata are two sedans that have made a positive impression on the automotive industry. So, which one is right for you? Let our team at Kia of Stamford help. Our team in Stamford, CT, created the following comparison guide between the 2021 Kia K5 and 2021 Hyundai Sonata to help you decide which is right for you.
The 2021 Kia K5 ranges from $23,590 to $30,590 MSRP, and the 2021 Hyundai Sonata ranges from $23,700 to $33,950 MSRP.
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The 2021 Kia K5 and Hyundai Sonata both deliver smooth daily commutes that the modern driver is seeking. Both models have a turbocharged engine available, however, the Kia K5 turbocharged four-cylinder will offer you a more exhilarating ride due to its impressive horsepower and torque specifications. Check out the accompanying table to learn more about the performance specs for the 2021 Kia K5 and 2021 Hyundai Sonata.
The Kia K5 and Hyundai Sonata share many amenities that the modern driver loves: dual-zone climate control, low-back bucket seats, heated and ventilated front seats. The wood embossing on the K5 steps up that feeling of luxury, pushing the K5 comfort and ambience level past what the Sonata offers. The 2021 Kia K5 interior also features the following amenities:
4.2-in. digital driver information display
Smart key with remote start
Push button start
LED interior lighting
Cloth- or SynTex-trimmed seating
Ten-way power adjustable driver’s seat
Heated and ventilated front seats
Heated steering wheel
2021 Kia K5 vs. Hyundai Sonata Exterior Features
The coupe-like sloped back of the K5 and Sonata are likely to catch your eye, but don’t let that fool you — there’s plenty of room for rear passengers and a sizable amount of trunk space. The K5 has thinner headlights and grille, giving it a more formidable look than the 2021 Hyundai Sonata. Other exterior elements of the 2021 Kia K5 include:
Body-colored door handles
Hyper Silver front grille
Heated, power adjustable outside mirrors with LED turn signal indicators
LED daytime running lights and fog lights
16-. 18-, or 19-in. wheels
2021 KIA K5 VS. HYUNDAI SONATA Available Technology
Enjoy premium entertainment whenever you drive the 2021 Kia K5 or Hyundai Sonata. Both are standard with an 8-inch touchscreen, with the option to upgrade to a 10.25-inch touchscreen. Thanks to Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, you can use your phone to control the music, talk on the phone, or respond to text messages without having to take your eyes off the road. Some other technology features available on the 2021 Kia K5 include:
SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
Six-speaker radio system
Available 12-speaker Bose® premium audio system
USB charging outlets
Wireless phone charger
2021 KIA K5 VS. HYUNDAI SONATA Safety Features
Kia and Hyundai take your safety seriously, which is why both models are standardly equipped with a suite of driver assist technologies to make your drive easier. Kia Drive Wise and Hyundai SmartSense both include the following features:
Forward collision avoidance assist
Driver attention warning
Lane departure warning
Lane keeping assist
Lane following assist
High beam assist
Rear view monitor with dynamic parking guidance
Other 2021 Kia K5 safety features include:
Forward collision avoidance assist with cyclist detection and junction turning
Based on model year EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
New vehicle pricing includes all offers and incentives. Tax, Title and Tags not included in vehicle prices shown and must be paid by the purchaser. While great effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this site, errors do occur so please verify information with a customer service rep. This is easily done by calling us at (203) 883-8888 or by visiting us at the dealership.
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