Two of the sportiest sedans currently available in the automotive market are the 2021 Kia K5 and the 2021 Mazda6. While these two models have much in common, there are several key differences between the two that car shoppers should know when deciding which to purchase. We’ve created a comprehensive comparison between the 2021 Kia K5 vs the 2021 Mazda6 down below.
The 2021 Kia K5 and the 2021 Mazda6 both have two engine options. The most-powerful engine available for the 2021 Kia K5 is a turbocharged, four-cylinder, 2.5-liter engine with 290 horsepower and 311 pound-feet of torque. A turbocharged, four-cylinder, 2.5-liter engine is also available for the 2021 Mazda6, but it only features 227 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque.
2021 Kia K5
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Drivers should also note that the interior of the 2021 Kia K5 features more space than the 2021 Mazda6. The 2021 K5 includes 121.3 cubic feet of interior volume and 16 cubic feet of standard cargo capacity, while the 2021 Mazda6 features 114.5 cubic feet of interior volume and 14.7 cubic feet of standard cargo capacity.
The 2021 Kia K5 is available in LX, LXS, GT-Line, EX and GT trim levels. Many technology features come standard, including wireless Apple CarPlay smartphone integration, Android Auto smartphone integration, an audio system with six-speakers and an infotainment system displayed through an eight-inch touchscreen.
Comfort and convenience features available for the 2021 Kia K5 include: Front seatback storage, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, front and rear door pockets, dual illuminating vanity mirrors, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel, dual-zone front climate control, electric power steering and more.