2021 Kia K5 driving down a city street

2021 Kia K5 Engine Specifications & Performance Information

How Powerful is the 2021 Kia K5?

For many car shoppers, engine power and performance is an important factor when shopping for a new vehicle. That’s why performance enthusiasts in the market for a new sedan may want to know: How powerful is the 2021 Kia K5? To answer this question, we’ve comprehensively broken down the specifications and performance ratings of the multiple engine options available for this sedan. 

The 2021 Kia K5 has two different engine options for drivers to choose from across its five trim levels: LX, LXS, GT-Line, EX and GT. The majority of this sedan’s configurations are powered by a turbocharged, four-cylinder, 1.6-liter engine attached to an eight-speed automatic transmission system. The highest trim level, GT, comes equipped with a turbocharged, four-cylinder, 2.5-liter engine paired with an eight-speed, dual-clutch, automatic transmission system with paddle shifters.

In terms of performance, both engine options offer plenty of power for easy acceleration, smooth ride quality and responsive handling. The base engine has an output of 180 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. Performance enthusiasts will want to opt for the GT trim, as its powertrain is capable of generating up to 290 horsepower and 311 pound-feet of torque.

2021 Kia K5 interior

What Features Are Available for the 2021 Kia K5?

Available 2021 Kia K5 Safety & Security Features

  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Turn Signal Mirrors
  • Rear Door Child Safety Locks
  • Stability Control

Available 2021 Kia K5 Technology & Media Features

  • Six-Speaker Audio System
  • Eight-Inch Touchscreen Display
  • Lane Keeping System
  • Driver Attention Warning

The 2021 Kia K5 is available for purchase in the Tucson, AZ area through Royal Kia. Our dealership has a variety of 2021 Kia K5 models in stock. Browse through our online inventory today and see all the configurations of the 2021 Kia K5 we currently have available for purchase.