Despite the fact that the family sedan concept is going out of favor globally due to changing consumer patterns, the KIA K5 makes an impressive case for the family sedan segment. A unique mix of a sporty exterior, high-tech interior and a powerful engine makes the K5 an instant hit with automobile enthusiasts.
K5’s interior and exterior
The K5 has an attractive assortment of features in its interior. This includes a 12.3 inch digital gauge cluster amongst other things. Additionally, the interior boasts wooden trims on the dashboard and the doors.
The K5 also offers many premium features, such as ambient interior lighting, heated and ventilated fronts seats, heated rear seats, an air-purification system, a panoramic sunroof, and a wireless charging pad.
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The rear seats provide a comfortable amount of leg space while the trunk also is said to be of a very reasonable size.
The new K5 has lights that slash around the sides and into the honeycomb grille; it sports a new hawkish grill that gives it an aggressive look. The car has an overall impressive look, with pronounced curves that give it a modern vibe.
Safety features of the car
The K5 comes attached with multiple safety features that help make it a safe option for consumers. The following are some of the features the K5 has:
- Forward-collision warning and automated emergency braking (Standard)
- Lane-departure warning and lane-keeping assist (Standard)
- Available blind-spot monitor and rear cross-traffic alert
Engine specifications and variants of the K5
The K5, which replaces the KIA Optima, has a variety of variants available within its portfolio. In ascending order, the variants are LX, LXS, GT-Line, EX and GT.
The K5 comes packed with a 1.6L turbocharged engine with an eight-speed transmission and a standard front-wheel drive. The option to upgrade to an all-wheel-drive version will also be made available. The top of the line K5 GT variant will, however, boast an impressive 2.5L engine – making the variant stand tall amongst the rest.
The K5 comes with the following terms as far as warranty of the car is concerned. A limited warranty covers five years or 60,000 miles; a powertrain warranty covers ten years or 100,000 miles.
it remains to be seen whether KIA-Lucky Motors in Pakistan introduces this version in the local market. The KIA K5 will be a welcome addition to Pakistan’s automobile sector.