Shortly after the 2021 Kia K5 was offered for the U.S. market, pricing particulars for the Optima’s substitute have been introduced.
An official order information for the brand new K5 reveals that costs will begin at $24,455 after a vacation spot payment of $965, making the automobile simply $100 dearer than the outgoing Optima. Contemplating all the brand new tech of the K5 and its vastly extra interesting design, we predict that makes it a little bit of a cut price.
The most cost effective Kia K5 of the vary is the LX mannequin which is powered by a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine producing 180 hp. It comes commonplace with 16-inch aluminum wheels, an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system and plenty of helpful security programs.
These in search of some added grunt can look to the 2021 Kia K5 GT that begins at $31,455 and is fitted with a distinct engine, specifically a 2.5-liter turbocharged four-pot with 290 hp and 311 lb-ft (421 Nm) of torque. That’s a decent quantity of energy for a automobile at this value level and makes the K5 roughly $1,000 inexpensive than the Honda Accord 2.0T Sport and a contact lower than the Toyota Camry TRD V6, Cars Direct notes.
Consumers of the flagship K5 GT mannequin can go for the GT1 Package deal for $4,000 that brings with it a extra superior suite of driver help programs, a 12-speaker Bose audio system, ventilated entrance seats, LED headlights, reminiscence seats, and extra.
Different variants on supply are the K5 LXS, GT-Line, and EX, all of which use the entry-level 1.6-liter. These fashions will land in summer season whereas the GT will comply with later within the fall.