Kia K5 in Wake Forest, NC

New Kia K5 for Sale at our Wake Forest Kia Dealership near Raleigh and Durham

Just two years after taking over the reins from the Optima, the Kia K5 has already become a critical favorite in the midsize sedan class. It boasts sharp styling, roomy and refined accommodations, and smooth yet engaging driving dynamics. It's also generously equipped and offers numerous powertrain options, including available AWD and an ultra-sporty, delightfully swift GT trim. The Kia K5 is an excellent choice for Raleigh-area drivers looking to upgrade their daily commute. And it's available here at Westgate Kia in Wake Forest.

Kia K5 FAQs

Does the 2023 Kia K5 have all-wheel drive? 

Yes. The Kia K5 has an additional upgrade option to purchase all-wheel drive. 

What's different about the 2023 Kia K5 than previous models? 

While the K5 enjoys the majority of features offered on previous models, it also now comes with acoustic front door glass that muffles external noise. All-wheel drive models also have a heated steering wheel. 

Does the 2023 Kia K5 have touchscreen capabilities? 

The 2023 Kia K5 has either an 8-inch or 10.3-inch touchscreen available, depending on the type of trim you choose. Drivers also have volume knobs and physical buttons directly on the steering wheel. 

What's the auditory experience like in a 2023 Kia K5? 

The 2023 Kia K5 has been designed to provide an excellent auditory experience. If people are interested in further amplifying this feature, they can purchase a 12-speaker Bose audio system. 

What's the warranty and maintenance coverage like for the 2023 Kia K5? 

It's been noted that Kia provides one of the best warranties available when compared with competitors. While Kia doesn't offer complimentary maintenance, they provide a limited warranty coverage for five years or 60,000 miles. The powertrain warranty covers 10 years of 100,000 miles. 

Is the 2023 Kia K5 a safe car? 

The 2023 Kia K5 is an incredibly safe car, having been awarded a 5/5 star rating by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). 

Is there a Kia K5 near me? 

A: Get in touch to find out if there is a Kia K5 near you! 

Is the Kia K5 a stylish car? 

The Kia K5 is just as stylish on the outside as it is on the inside. It's known as being a sophisticated and luxurious car that oozes class! 

What Do People Think of the 2023 Kia K5?

People are continuously impressed by the Kia K5's value for money. With so many exciting features offered, you get a lot of car for the price that you pay. 

One of the first things that people notice about the Kia K5 is the comfortable seating. This makes for an enjoyable driving experience, especially when traveling long distances. While interesting and helpful technological features are offered, they aren't complex enough to isolate an entire market. 

The Kia K5 is a sharp car that looks stylish and great. It's a suitable car both for individuals and families, with the certified GT trim looking impressive at all angles. 

People like that they can personalize their Kia K5 with various elements that matter to them. For example, you can choose to include all-weather traction at a small price. There are charging portals available for smartphones and a comfortable and stylish leather-wrapped steering wheel. 

The Kia K5 has a 180-hp turbocharged 1.6-liter engine. People like the fact that the Kia K5 comes with standard front-wheel drive, with the option of upgrading to an all-wheel drive should they feel they need it. 

Reviewers have noted how well the Kia K5 drives on the highway, with the vehicle achieving a 7-second drip when reaching 60 mph. Since the interior is insulated so well, people noted that you hardly hear external engine noises aside from a subtle roar. 

The Kia K5 averages 27 mpg when driving in the city and 37 mpg on the highway. Compared to similar cars out there from rival companies, the Kia K5 tends to outperform other vehicles out there when it comes to fuel economy. 

But if there was something that people were very impressed by when it comes to the Kia K5, it's interior. The interior of the Kia K5 oozes luxury and class, all at a reasonable price point. Featuring a wood trim on the dash and doors, the overall interior is classic and sophisticated. The Kia K5 has been fitted with interior lighting on the doors and dash, heated front seats, a sunroof and a wireless charging station for smartphones. There's also plenty of space in the back, making this a comfortable car for families. People also raved about the space in the trunk, noting that there is plenty of extra space for luggage.

What's a Good Price for a New 2023 Kia K5?

The great thing about the 2023 Kia K5 is that there are various pricing models available depending on the type of K5 you're interested in. If you're looking for an economical Kia K5 price, it may be worth looking into their starting figure of $25,100 for the 2023 Kia K5 LXS midsize sedan. 

The next level up would be the GT-Line trim which sits at $26,700. If interested in the top GT trim, the price typically starts at $31,680. 

Available in five different trims, there are various price points available for people looking to purchase a Kia K5.

What Is the MPG of a 2023 Kia K5?

The Kia K5 averages 27 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway. It's noted that the Kia K5 has impressive fuel economy ratings and a large driving tank, allowing you to drive for long periods of time without worrying about filling up. 

Should I Lease or Buy a 2023 Kia K5?

When it comes to leasing or buying a 2023 Kia K5, the right choice for you depends on your unique set of needs. 

Generally speaking, buying a 2023 Kia K5 is the cheapest way to acquire the vehicle. But if you're looking to drive a Kia K5 as soon as possible and don't have the upfront pricing available, you could always choose to lease over a set period of time. 

The great thing about leasing a Kia K5 is that you get to enjoy the car for a set number of years before trying out something else. This is a great way to enjoy multiple vehicles in your life without worrying about having to pay an upfront cost. That being said, it will end up costing you more in the long run had you purchased the car outright. It all depends on your needs and financial situation. 

Is the 2023 Kia K5 a Good Car?

The Kia K5 is a great car. It's versatile enough to work for both individuals and families and is great value for money. The Kia K5 interior is sophisticated and classy, making the driving experience luxurious and comfortable. 

It also has great fuel economy and is known for being affordable. When looking at a standard Kia K5 review, most people agree that the Kia K5 is a good car. 

How Much Is a 2023 Kia K5?

The Kia K5 is available in five different trims and has various price points depending on your needs. You can also choose to add on various features at an additional price. Generally speaking, a brand new 2023 Kia K5 ranges from $25,000 to $35,000. 

How Many Miles Can a 2023 Kia K5 Last?

Generally speaking, a 2023 Kia K5 should last for approximately 200,000 miles. 

Is the Kia K5 a v8?

The Kia K5 has a 180-hp turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder. 

Is the Kia K5 a Safe Car?

The IIHS awards different vehicles separate ratings. The IIHS evaluates different aspects of safety when it comes to cars, testing how well the vehicle is protected in the event of a crash as well as crash avoidance and mitigation. 

After being tested by the IIHS, they have awarded the Kia K5 five out of five stars and even listed it as a top safety pick. This gives families the peace of mind needed when going about their journeys to keep their loved ones safe. 

The Kia K5 is equipped with forward collision warning and blind spot monitoring. Here are the IIHS safety ratings given for the 2023 Kia K5: 

  • Frontal crash: 4/5 stars

  • Rollover rating: 4/5 stars

  • Side barrier: 5/5 stars

  • Side crash: 5/5 stars

The 2023 Kia K5 was designed with safety in mind. It detects pedestrians, has automatic high-beam headlights, forward automatic emergency braking and lane-keep assist. Drivers can also choose to purchase additional Kia K5 safety upgrades, making it an incredibly safe vehicle for individuals and families to drive. 

Here at Westgate Kia, proudly serving Wake Forest, Raleigh, Cary, Durham, Knightdale and Wendell, we know that there's a lot more to buying a car than... well, simply buying a car. Call our sales department today or fill out our online form

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Kia K5 Performance

The Kia K5 finds internal motivation in a responsive and efficient 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder making 180 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. Power runs to the front wheels through an 8-speed automatic transmission. However, all-wheel drive is available with the GT Line trim for drivers seeking improved handling and four-season control.

Looking for something a little more invigorating? The K5 GT unlocks the sedan's true performance potential with a 2.5-liter turbo-four (290 hp, 311 lb-ft), a Quick Shift dual-clutch transmission with paddle shifters, and sport-tuned suspension.

Kia K5 Design and Accommodations

The K5's racy styling stands out in the segment, exhibiting a sport coupe-like profile, a signature "Tiger Nose" grille, and assertively-narrowed headlight clusters flanked by chicane-style turn signals. On the inside, the K5 is spacious and inviting, with modern design details, plentiful passenger room, and nicely cushioned and supportive seats providing long-distance comfort. The K5 is impressively practical for a sedan, with a large 16-cubic-foot trunk and standard 60/40 split-folding rear seatbacks.

The K5 offers numerous comfort and convenience enhancements, including standard equipment like proximity entry, remote start, dual-zone automatic climate control, and rear USB ports. Available amenities include heated and ventilated front seats, simulated or leather upholstery, driver memory, and a panoramic sunroof.

Infotainment and Safety

The K5 makes it easy to stay connected, find directions, and enjoy your favorite playlists while on the go. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto seamlessly integrate common smartphone features with the standard 8-inch display. But step up just one trim level to the K5 GT-Line, and you'll get a larger 10.25-inch Navigation display, plus Kia Connect, allowing you to remotely unlock the doors, start the engine, and even set climate controls from your compatible smartphone.

While nothing can take the place of staying alert behind the wheel, the Kia K5 offers a comprehensive suite of Kia Drive Wise advanced safety features to augment your attentive driving and support a more confident and convenient drive. No matter which tier you choose, you'll get standard driving aids like:

  • Forward Collision Avoidance-Assist with Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Lane Following Assist
  • Driver Attention Warning with Leading Vehicle Departure Alert
  • Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (monitoring and intervention)
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (alert with automatic braking)
  • Rear Occupant Alert

Other Kia Models to Consider

If you like the K5's aggressive styling and appealing equipment but are seeking something in a lower price range, check out the smaller Kia Forte. If you want something extra sporty with refined accommodations and V-6 power, see for yourself how the Kia Stinger measures up to more expensive German rivals. And if you want something fun to drive with zero tailpipe emissions, the Kia EV6 is sure to please.

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For more information about the Kia K5 and its available features, financing offers, and ordering opportunities, please contact Westgate Kia at your convenience. If you'd like to experience the K5's performance, accommodations, and amenities for yourself, we invite you to stop by our Wake Forest Kia dealership, where you can get behind the wheel for a test drive. We'd love to give you a tour.

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