2021 Kia K5 Review


2021 Kia K5

When it comes to navigating Perrine, Palmetto Bay, and Cutler Bay, FL, you want a Kia vehicle that is both thrilling and luxurious. The 2021 Kia K5 marries a potent motor with premium interior appointments to enhance every element of your driving experience.

Our team at South Dade Kia of Miami created this review of the Kia K5 to virtually acquaint you this powerful midsize Kia sedan. As you explore more of what the 2021 Kia K5 has to offer down below, feel free to contact us with any questions!

Kia K5: Performance & Fuel Economy

To begin, let’s take a look under the hood of the mighty 2021 Kia K5:


2.5L Turbo 4-cylinder available

Maximum Horsepower


Maximum Torque

311 lb-ft


8-speed quick-shift DCT Auto

From its zippy acceleration to its speedy automatic transmission, the Kia K5 delivers a smooth-sailing ride.

Reliable Efficiency

Additionally, when equipped with the standard 180-horsepower 1.6L Turbo motor, the 2021 Kia K5 achieves an EPA-estimated 29 city/38 highway MPG.1 Regardless of which engine moves you forward, you can expect to enjoy extra cruising miles in the Kia K5.

2021 Kia K5: Interior & Technology

2021 K5

The Kia K5 features a standard 8-inch touchscreen display with a Rear View Monitor for added convenience. Kia K5 shoppers can also upgrade to an enlarged 10.25-inch display with integrated navigation.

Infotainment on the Go

Standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration enable you to quickly access your mobile apps through the central display in the 2021 Kia K5. Optional smartphone wireless charging ensures your device remains ready, without the need to untangle any cords.

Music to Your Ears

Whether you’re embarking on an epic road trip or simply heading to the grocery store, you’ll likely spend time jamming out to a carefully curated playlist. In the Kia K5, the optional 12-speaker Bose® Premium Audio System envelopes you in your favorite tunes from every angle.

Ride with a View

While listening to an album through high-quality speakers, you can open the available panoramic sunroof with LED interior lighting for a truly full-body experience, day or night.

Kia K5: Safety & Driver Assistance

Kia K5 Safety

In addition to its mood-elevating amenities and high-tech features, the 2021 Kia K5 also offers an extensive lineup of driver-assistive safety systems. Some of these include:

  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) w/ Pedestrian Detection: If it detects a potential collision, the brakes can activate automatically to avoid or mitigate any impact.
  • Lane Keeping Assist (LKA): This feature can provide corrective steering support if you begin to sway out of the marked lines on the road.
  • Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA): This feature can apply the brakes automatically if you try to change lanes when another driver is in your blind spot.

These features work together like your own personal sonar system on board the Kia K5. The optional Safe Exit Assist (SEA) feature offers further protection by letting you know if a vehicle is approaching when you are about to open the door.

Raise the Bar in the 2021 Kia K5

Ready to take all your drives across Perrine, Palmetto Bay, and Cutler Bay, FL, up a few notches? If so, give us a call at South Dade Kia of Miami to schedule your 2021 Kia K5 test drive in the Sunshine State today!


1EPA fuel economy estimates. Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and your Kia vehicle’s condition.

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