The K5 new identity starts with the advanced third-generation platform, which will serve as the foundation for future Kia models.

In this application, the platform allows the K5 to sit longer, lower and wider compared to its predecessor, resulting in its aggressive profile and deeper center of gravity for a more exciting driving experience. Additional highlights include:

Head-Turning Design, Enticing Powertrain Options, and Exciting Technology

Powerful and bold appearance incorporates Stinger design DNA while expanding Kia’s future design language
All-new N3 platform is stronger while being longer, wider and lower  
New all-turbocharged engine lineup delivers improved efficiency and higher horsepower; including a new 2.5-liter that produces 290 horsepower and best-in-class available torque
New standard 8-speed automatic transmission
Segment exclusive available 8-speed “wet” dual-clutch transmission
New all-wheel drive option available with 1.6T engine delivers peace of mind with improved stability and capability
Proudly assembled in West Point, Georgia alongside the award-winning Telluride SUV

* Shark skin-inspired mesh design on front grille and dual chrome exhaust tip garnish (GT-Line, GT)
* Signature “Heart Beat”  daytime running lights and taillights with available LED “dashes” span the width of the rear deck lid
* Gloss black applique on rear glass enhances fastback shape while maintaining sedan functionality and cargo space
* Newly designed 16-, 18-, or 19-inch alloy wheels (18- and 19-inch wheels come with sporty Pirelli P-Zero tires)
* Aircraft-type shift knob
* A mix of premium and sporty upholstery options including red leatherette seating, satin chrome metallic and wood-like finishes on the dashboard and door panels, depending on trim
* Panoramic sunroof
* Flat-bottom, sport steering wheel (GT-Line, GT)

Funniest description of the grill came from Son or 001. "If Tesla made a BBQ Grill.

KNOCKOUT Or STRIKEOUT? 2021 Kia 'K5' Comes Riding Into Dealers Like A Lean Charger.

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