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
|Engine||1.6L turbo||2,5L turbo|
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
|Engine||1.6L turbo||2.5L turbo|
|Type||1.6L 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 cc||2,497 cc|
|Horsepower||180 HP @ 5,500 rpm||290 HP @ 5,800 rpm|
|Torque||195 lb.-ft. @ 1,500-4,500 rpm||311 lb.-ft. @ 1,650-4,000 rpm|
|Recommended fuel||Unleaded Gasoline (Regular 87 or higher)||Unleaded Gasoline (Regular 87 or higher)|
|Engine oil capacity||/||/|
|Fuel tank capacity||15.8 gallons||15.8 gallons|
Curb weight of Kia K5
|LX 1.6T||3,115 lbs.||*tbu|
|LXS 1.6T||3,148 lbs.||*tbu|
|GT-Line 1.6T||3,228 lbs.||*tbu|
|EX 1.6T||3,228 lbs.||*tbu|
*tbu … to be updated