2021 Kia K5 parked in inventory lot
Miles Per Gallon
Standard37 HWY
27 City
Standard1.6 Liter
Turbocharged Engine
Apple Carplay
StandardApple CarPlay &
Android Auto
Auto Seats
AvailableSynthetic Leather

Introducing the 2021 Kia K5

Rebranded & Restyled

The 2021 Kia K5 has arrived on the lots in Cedar Rapids. Since 2001 it was known as the Kia Optima, it gets a new name and sporty exterior design. This mid-size sedan checks all the boxes with new advanced technology, turbocharged engines, stability enhancing wide-track suspension and a roomier exterior cabin. Transform your driving experience and keep scrolling to learn more.

2021 Kia K5 front grille and headlights

2021 Kia K5 First Take

Award Winning!

Autotrader 2021 Best New Cars

Best New Cars for 2021

The K5 quickly received wide recognition for it's style and performance. Kia created a well-rounded sedan that has a thrilling driving experience and a comfortable commute.

Motorweek Drivers' Choice

Motorweek's Drivers' Choice Award

Drivers love the K5's ride quality and modern layout making it a 2021 Drivers' Choice. The newcomer is definitely making noise in the segment and turning heads on the road.

Exterior Features

2021 Kia K5 exterior color options: Glacial White Pearl, Everlasting Silver, Wolf Gray, Gravity Gray, Passion Red Tint Coat, Sapphire Blue, Crystal Beige, Ebony Black

Preditorial Styling

The 2021 Kia K5 has changed the game for mid-sized sedans. It brings a new sporty design with fierce predatorial styling. It's accompanied with a razor sharp grille and a hawk like stare with it's lightning bolt daytime running LED lights. Chrome accents flow from the the lights down the roofline and end at the taillights. It stands on standard 16-inch alloy wheels with available 19-inch alloy wheels on the GT trim. Other features include smart trunk technology, power adjustable and heated mirrors and available panoramic sunroof.

2021 Kia K5 Front Exterior Grille and LED Headlights
2021 Kia K5 parked in inventory lot
2021 Kia K5 profile parked in inventory lot
20201 Kia K5 exterior rear parked in inventory lot

Performance Features

2021 Kia K5 1.6-liter turbocharged engine

Power on Demand

The K5 is built into five different trim levels; LX, LXS, GT-Line, EX, and GT. All are powered with a standard 1.6-liter turbocharged engine pumping out 180 horsepower @ 5,500 rpm and 195 lbs-ft. of torque. An available 2.5-liter turbocharged engine is available with the GT trim. Get lots of power at low engine speeds when you need it. Built around an 8-speed automatic transmission the K5 earns 27 city 37 highway. All models come standard with front wheel drive and available all-wheel drive.

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Interior Features

2021 Kia K5 front interior dash, front seating, and entertainment center2021 Kia K5 EX Interior seats and available sunroof

Premium Interior

The K5 interior features attractive materials and updated technology. The K5 has a spectacular 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster with many customizable features. Stay connected with its standard 8-inch color touchscreen entertainment center with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Standard cloth seating comes on the base trim with available options to upgrade to synthetic leather seating and wood accents. Throughout the cabin you can find multiple usb charging ports.

  • 2021 K5 rear interior seating black synthetic leather
  • 2021 Kia K5 front dash and 10-inch touchscreen
  • 2021 K5 center console cup holders and driving modes
  • 20201 Kia K5 USB Power Ports
  • 2021 K5 Rear Cargo Storage

UVO Link

Download Kia's UVO Link app to have the control directly at your fingertips. Control features like temperature, remote start and stop, it's current location and many more features. Download now at the Apple Store or Google Play Store.

Safety Features

2021 Kia K5 Driving and turning in a street

Stay Protected

This mid-sized sedan comes equipped with a variety of standard and available safety options. Standard features include, Auto Emergency Braking Technology, Lane Keeping and Lane Following Assist Technology, Driver Attention Warning, Leading Vehicle Departure Alert, High Beam Assist and Electronic Stability Control. Available features include Blind-Spot Collision Avoidance, Rear Cross-Traffic Collision, Parking Distance Warning and Smart Cruise Control. Kia offers it's industry leading warranty 10-year/100,000-mile warranty program.

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