2022 Kia K5

How Does the 2022 Kia K5 Perform?

Performance Features on the 2022 Kia K5

The 2022 Kia K5 is available with a few upgrades such as Surround View Monitor, standard navigation, and additional wireless chargers. It boasts advanced safety and convenience features, superior infotainment elements, and powerful engines. At Auffenberg Kia of Cape Girardeau in Cape Girardeau, MO, we give you an overview of the performance features on the 2022 Kia K5.   

What Engines Are Available on the 2022 Kia K5?

The 2022 Kia K5 has an option of two engines. The turbocharged 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine has an output of 180 hp and a torque rating of 195 lb.-ft. This engine is combined with an 8-speed automatic transmission. It has a Continuously Variable Valve Duration (CVVD) valve gear and a Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) fuel delivery system.

The turbocharged 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine has an output of 290 hp and a torque rating of 311 lb.-ft. This engine is combined with an 8-speed dual clutch transmission (wet type). It has a Continuously Variable Valve Timing (CVVT) valve gear and a Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) and Multi-Port Injection (MPI) fuel delivery system. Both engines have a Double Overhead Camshafts (DOHC) valve train with 4 valves per cylinder.

2022 Kia K5 Interior Dashboard
2022 Kia K5 Interior Seating

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What Is the Fuel Economy of the 2022 Kia K5?

The LX trim of the 2022 Kia K5 is equipped with the 1.6-liter engine and a front-wheel drivetrain. It achieves 29 mpg in the city, 38 mpg on the highway, and 32 mpg combined.

Meanwhile, the LXS, GT-Line, and EX trims make 27 mpg in the city, 37 mpg on the highway, and 31 mpg combined when fitted with a 1.6-liter engine and a front-wheel drivetrain. With an all-wheel drivetrain, the 1.6-liter engine earns 25 mpg in the city, 33 mpg on the highway, and 28 mpg combined.

The 2.5-liter engine on the GT trim delivers 24 mpg in the city, 32 mpg on the highway, and 27 mpg combined with a front-wheel drivetrain.

If you’re interested in learning more about the performance features on the 2022 Kia K5, visit us at Auffenberg Kia of Cape Girardeau in Cape Girardeau, MO, or schedule a test drive today! You could also buy your 2022 Kia K5 completely online with the virtual retail tool!