The sedan segment features a wide variety of high-quality models for shoppers to choose from, including the 2021 Kia K5 and the 2021 Hyundai Sonata. But how do these sedans compare in terms of configuration availability, performance and practicality? To help drivers decide between these two models, we’ve created a comprehensive comparison of the 2021 Kia K5 vs the 2021 Hyundai Sonata down below.
The 2021 Kia K5 is available in LX, LXS, GT-Line, EX and GT trim levels, while shoppers looking for a 2021 Hyundai Sonata only have four possible trims to choose from. Similarly, the 2021 Kia K5 provides better performance than the 2021 Hyundai Sonata. A 290-horsepower, turbocharged, four-cylinder, 2.5-liter engine is available for the 2021 Kia K5, while the 2021 Sonata can only produce 191 horsepower.
2021 Kia K5
2021 Hyundai Sonata
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In terms of interior space, the 2021 Kia K5 has more space than the 2021 Hyundai Sonata. The 2021 Kia K5 features 121.3 cubic feet of interior volume, while the 2021 Sonata has 120.4 cubic feet of interior volume. The rear row of the 2021 Kia K5 features 56.6 inches of hip room, which is about 2.2 inches larger than the rear hip room of the 2021 Sonata.
A large number of accessories and add-ons are available for the 2021 Kia K5, including: An interior lighting kit with sixteen color settings, an auto-dimming mirror with HomeLink® support, a hood protector, a rear bumper protector, front and rear splash guards, a carpeted cargo mat, cargo hooks, illuminated door sill plates, all-weather floor mats, windshield sunshades and touch-up paint pens.