2021 Kia K5

2021 Kia K5 vs. 2021 Hyundai Sonata: Head to Head Comparison

Are you ready to upgrade to a new sedan that will make you fall in love with driving again? Two midsize sedans that have been gaining popularity amongst Merrillville, IN, drivers include the all-new 2021 Kia K5 and 2021 Hyundai Sonata. Both are engineered to take your daily commute to the next level, but only one will satisfy everything on your wishlist. The team at Southlake Kia has simplified your research process by crafting this 2021 Kia K5 versus 2021 Hyundai Sonata sedan comparison guide.

For the purpose of this comparison, we’ll be looking at the 2021 Kia K5 GT, starting at $30,490 MSRP, and the 2021 Hyundai Sonata Limited, starting at $33,850 MSRP. These are the two highest trim levels of each sedan.

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2021 Kia K5 GT

Sedan

2021 Hyundai Sonata Limited

5

Seating Capacity

5

Turbocharged 2.5L 4-cylinder

Engine

1.6L Turbo 4-cylinder

290 HP

Max. Horsepower

180 HP

8-in. touchscreen display

Entertainment

10.25-in. touchscreen display

A silver 2021 Kia K5

Kia K5 vs. Hyundai Sonata
Power & Handling

For an exhilarating driving experience and power you can feel, choose the all-new 2021 Kia K5 GT model. The K5 gives you far more impressive horsepower and torque capabilities so you can effortlessly conquer the road. Both sedans are paired with an eight-speed transmission. Compare engine and performance details in the table below.

2021 Kia K5 GT

Sedan

2021 Hyundai Sonata Limited

Turbocharged 2.5L 4-cylinder

Engine

1.6L Turbo 4-cylinder

290 HP

Horsepower

180 HP

311 lb.-ft.

Torque

195 lb.-ft.

FWD

Drivetrain

FWD

2021 Kia K5 interior

Kia K5 vs. Hyundai Sonata
Interior Design

After a close comparison, our product specialists believe the 2021 Kia K5 GT is the sedan that will truly spoil you with its lavish, driver-oriented cockpit. Key comfort and convenience amenities include:

  • Sport steering wheel
  • LED interior
  • Rear air conditioning vents
  • Heated front seats
  • Ten-way power adjustable driver’s seat with two-way power lumbar support
  • SynTex seating material
  • Push button start
  • 60/40 split-folding rear seat
2021 Kia K5 touchscreen

Kia K5 vs. Hyundai Sonata
Technology

Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ connectivity is here to keep you up-to-date behind the wheel of the 2021 Kia K5 GT and 2021 Hyundai Sonata Limited. Are you looking for even more technologies? The Kia K5 GT hits the mark with its following tech amenities:

  • 8-in. touchscreen display
  • Two USB charging outlets
  • Wireless smartphone charging
  • Bluetooth® wireless technology
  • Six speakers
2021 Kia K5 safety

Kia K5 vs. Hyundai Sonata
Safety

When you choose to drive the all-new 2021 Kia K5 sedan, you’ll achieve peace of mind on the road with the Kia Drive Wise safety suite. This suite includes top-of-the-line safety and driver assistive features such as:

  • Forward collision-avoidance assist with pedestrian detection
  • Rear cross-traffic collision avoidance assist
  • Safe exit assist
  • Blind-spot collision avoidance assist
  • Driver attention warning with leading vehicle departure alert
  • Lane departure warning
  • Lane keeping assist
  • Lane following assist
  • High beam assist
  • Rear view monitor w/ dynamic parking guidance
  • Rear occupant alert
2021 Kia K5 exterior

Kia K5 vs. Hyundai Sonata
Exterior Design

Why blend in when you were born to stand out? Although both the 2021 Kia K5 GT and Hyundai Sonata Limited are equipped with important amenities such as LED daytime running lights, the K5 GT model goes a step further with the following exterior features and design elements:

  • Hyper Silver GT front grille
  • GT body styling
  • Sport Black outside mirrors
  • Sport Black rear spoiler
  • Mirror-mounted LED turn signal indicators
  • LED front fog lights
  • 19-in. alloy wheels
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