2021 Kia K5 driving down a city street

What Engine Powers the 2021 Kia K5?

How Powerful is the 2021 Kia K5?

Sedan shoppers interested in purchasing a 2021 Kia K5 may want to know: How powerful is the 2021 Kia K5? What engine options are available for this sedan? We’ve answered these questions and more down below by breaking down the engine specifications and performance ratings of the 2021 Kia K5.


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When shopping for a 2021 Kia K5, shoppers have two engine options for drivers to choose from. This sedan’s LX, LXS, GT-Line and EX trim levels come equipped with a turbocharged, four-cylinder, 1.6-liter engine that can produce up to 180 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. This engine comes paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission system.

The highest trim level available for the 2021 Kia K5, the GT trim, comes installed with a turbocharged, four-cylinder, 2.5-liter engine that works in conjunction with an eight-speed, dual-clutch automatic transmission system with paddle shifters. With the ability to generate up to 290 horsepower and 311 pound-feet of torque, this engine option will appeal to driving enthusiasts who value performance.

2021 Kia K5 dashboard

What Features Are Available for the 2021 Kia K5?


Available 2021 Kia K5 Safety Features

  • Rear Parking Sensors
  • Lane Keeping Assistance
  • Front & Rear Collision Avoidance System

Available 2021 Kia K5 Comfort Features

  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • USB Ports

Van Griffith Kia, located at 4301 E. US Hwy 377, can help drivers find a configuration of the 2021 Kia K5 that’s right for them. Browse through our online inventory and explore our wide assortment of 2021 Kia K5 models from the comfort of your own home. Our team can be contacted over the phone at 833-331-0282, where we can address any questions or inquiries drivers may have about this sedan.

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