For the 2021 model year, the all-new Kia K5 arrives as a must-have sports vehicle that masterfully mixes style, performance, capability, and technology. This revamped sedan, which evolved from the Optima, breathes new life into a new Kia, one that commands respect each occasion you sit behind the wheel. We’re excited to welcome you to the K5 at Waterloo Kia, and we want you to be one of the first in Waterloo to experience this new Kia elegance. Learn more, get a quote, and browse our inventory for the new 2021 Kia K5, which is available at a great price!
The K5 is a bolder sedan and it’s one of the most athletic sedans Kia has ever offered. This high-performance Kia sports vehicle is sleek and aerodynamic, with tremendous strength around every corner.
Each trim level of the K5 has its unique wheel size. Enjoy a range of sport-styled and dramatic wheel sizes ranging from 16-inch to 19-inch:
Do you want to stand out from the crowd? Choose an exterior colour for your K5 that reflects your unique personal style from six options:
|Specifications:||2021 Kia K5 EX|
|Length (mm/in)||4,905 / 193.1|
|Width (mm/in)||1,860 / 73.2|
|Height (mm/in)||1,445 / 56.8|
|Curb Weight (kg/lbs)||1,567 / 3,455|
With heated front seats for those frigid cold mornings and air-cooled front seats for those long, muggy summer days, you’ll be ready for any weather in Waterloo year-round.
Step inside the K5 and change the driver seat position to your preferred degree of comfort with the push of a button. You’ll always enjoy a peaceful ride no matter who drove prior to you because it’s designed to satisfy a range of drivers.
When Waterloo temperature in the K5 drops below zero, don’t worry about wearing gloves to drive. In the freezing weather, a heated steering wheel makes for a warm ride.
|Specifications:||2021 Kia K5 EX|
|Head Room (front) (mm/in)||975 / 38.3|
|Head Room (front) (mm/in)||950 / 37.4|
|Shoulder Room (front) (mm/in)||1,474 / 58|
|Shoulder Room (rear) (mm/in)||1,424 / 56|
|Hip Room (front) (mm/in)||1,438 / 56.6|
|Hip Room (rear) (mm/in)||1,437 / 56.5|
|Leg Room (front) (mm/in)||1,170 / 46|
|Leg Room (rear) (mm/in)||895 / 35.2|
|Interior Volume (L/in)||3,435 / 121.3|
|Passenger Volume (L/cu-ft)||2,982 / 105.3|
|Cargo Capacity (L/cu-ft)||434 / 15.3|
It may be sporty, but it doesn’t make it any less competent when Waterloo gets slammed by bad weather and poor traffic conditions. With all-wheel drive, you can drive your K5 in any weather. It enables exceptional control to overcome any climate, rain or snow.
The standard 1.6L turbocharged GDI 4-cylinder engine produces 180 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque, while the top-level GT trim’s 2.5L Turbo engine produces 290 horsepower and 311 pound-feet of torque.
Although the lowest K5 trims are athletic and strong in their own way, the top GT trim is where it all comes together. Its improved sport aspect improvements and a new engine all to itself reflect its flair and capability.
|Engine Specifications:||1.6L Gamma-II Turbo GDI||Theta 2.5L-III Turbo GDI|
|Transmission||8-speed automatic||8-speed Dual Clutch|
|Fuel Consumption (city/highway) (L/100 km)||9.2 / 6.9||TBD|
The K5’s forward-facing camera protects you from the unforeseen. Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist uses its radar sensor to alert you of incoming cars and while turning left at a traffic intersection.
The K5 means you are sure to have an extra set of eyes watching out for you on the road, which is more erratic than ever. When you’re preparing to depart the car, Safe Exit Assist uses radar technology to alert you to any oncoming vehicles with an auditory warning.
For maximum safety, the 9 airbag system includes a variety of configurations:
The optional 10.25-inch touchscreen in the K5 serves as the vehicle’s technological core. Whether you’re just choosing tunes or planning your trip, this large screen offers for easy navigation and communication.
Stay connected with the devices that matter to you thanks to the convenient wireless connectivity of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. From keeping tabs on your favorite entertainment to planning your next route, easily enjoy the best phone apps on your vehicle.
This available sound system is for true audiophiles who want crisp, clean sound inside their K5, matching its clean lines on the outside. 12 speakers adorn the cabin with gorgeous acoustics that’ll let you experience your favorite playlist like never before.
Although it officially exists as a renamed and updated version of the Optima, the K5 is totally new for 2021. What this translates to is a stunning successor with a sleek body, new engine, and, perhaps most significantly for us Canadian drivers, all-wheel drive. It’s an excellent choice for individuals who desire a sports car that can also withstand the rigors of daily life in Waterloo.