2021 Kia K5 near Mobile, AL

In order for a vehicle to remain relevant in the modern automotive industry, it not only has to keep place with customers’ tastes, but new cars, SUVs and other platforms need to out in front of the curve. The 2021 Kia K5 in Mobile, AL has arrived at the Team Gunther Kia showroom. It would be selling the new midsize sedan short to call it a rebadged or renamed version of the popular Kia Optima. The 2021 K5 features a powerful and athletic exterior style that directly borrows from the high-performance Kia Stinger sport sedan while also being among the first vehicles built by the manufacturer to display its new design language. Independent online reviews have heaped some early praise on the new sedan. The experts enjoyed the comfortable and quiet ride on the highway, the strong available turbocharged engine and its long list of standard features. Customers can start the pre-ordering process today by calling, 877-885-7998.

While the 2021 Kia K5 is replacing the Kia Optima, the two vehicles are noticeably different. Kia is introducing the third generation N3 platform for the 2021 K5. Engineers have built the new chassis architecture to be longer, lower and wider than other previously built Kia sedans. On a more granular level, the 2021 Kia K5 is two inches longer than the out-going Optima, as well as one inch wider on the frame, 0.8 inches lower and its wheelbase is 1.8 inches wider. Additionally, Kia engineers have tuned the suspension system in such a manner so that is optimized for athletic handling and stability without sacrificing stability. The manufacturer is also making acoustically insulated windshield standard equipment across the 2021 K5 lineup which will keep the passenger cabin nearly whisper-quiet. Some versions of the 2021 Kia 5 will feature remote ignition and a hands-free opening trunk lid. All 2021 K5 models are equipped with a rear-seat reminder.

 

   

 

Performance Specs

There are two engine options available with the 2021 Kia K5. Entry-level models utilize a turbocharged 1.6-liter, four-cylinder power plant that will make 180 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. Buyers can also choose versions with a turbocharged 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine producing 290 horsepower and 311 pound-feet of torque. The LXS and GT-Line trim grades are available with the Kia all-wheel-drive system.

Connectivity Technology

Naturally, all versions of the 2021 Kia K5 for sale or lease available at the Team Gunther Kia showroom will be compatible with both the Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. Most trim grades will control this technology via an 8-inch touchscreen interface. Several of the upper trims can be equipped with a 10.25-inch touchscreen that will also feature satellite radio functionality, voice recognition capability and customizable profiles.

 

A photo of the dashboard in the 2021 Kia K5.
A photo of the front seats in the 2021 Kia K5.

 

A photo of the wireless charging tray in the 2021 Kia K5.
A photo of the rear seats in the 2021 Kia K5.