2022 Kia K5 Specifications


Facts about the 2021 Kia K5 technical specifications.

Replacing the highly popular Optima midsize sedan, the all-new Kia K5 is the latest addition to the carmaker’s US-market line-up.

Thanks to a full makeover for the 2022 model year, the K5 is now boasting a highly attractive exterior and interior designs, as well as the segment leading powertrain specs.

Questions about the 2022 Kia K5 specs are starting to pile up, so let’s have a look at what this beautiful 4-door sedan can do.

The most frequently asked queries surrounding the K5 are in regards to engine and transmission options, weight, type of oil and recommended fuel.

Here at theKEEA.com, we have all the answers, with the key Kia K5 specifications, such as the horsepower and torque ratings, top speed, engine oil capacity, brakes, chassis and suspension data, and lots more all found below.

2022 Kia K5 specifications

Engine1.6L turbo2,5L turbo
Trim levelLX

The 2022 Kia K5 offers a choice of 2 different turbocharged 4-cylinder engines with the displacements of 1.6L and 2.5L.

The entry-level 1,6L Gamma II is available on LX, LXS, GT-Line and EX trim levels, while the more potent 290-horsepower 2.5L Theta III turbo engine is exclusive to the K5 GT trim level.

Kia K5 engine specs, horsepower & torque ratings

Engine1.6L turbo2.5L turbo
Type1.6L Turbo I-4, Gasoline Direct
Injection (T-GDI) GAMMA-II
2.5L Turbo I-4, Gasoline
Direct Injection + Multi Port Injection (T-GDI + MPI) THETA-III
Displacement (cc)1,598 cc2,497 cc
Horsepower180 HP @ 5,500 rpm290 HP @ 5,800 rpm
Torque195 lb.-ft. @ 1,500-4,500 rpm311 lb.-ft. @ 1,650-4,000 rpm
Recommended fuelUnleaded Gasoline (Regular 87 or higher)Unleaded Gasoline (Regular 87 or higher)
Engine oil capacity//
Fuel tank capacity15.8 gallons15.8 gallons

Curb weight of Kia K5

Trim levelFWDAWD
LX 1.6T3,115 lbs.*tbu
LXS 1.6T3,148 lbs.*tbu
GT-Line 1.6T3,228 lbs.*tbu
EX 1.6T3,228 lbs.*tbu
GT 2.5T*tbu*tbu

*tbu … to be updated

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