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Which 2021 Kia K5 Trim Level is the Best?

2021 Kia K5 Trim Levels Breakdown 

After deciding on a new 2021 Kia K5 as your next vehicle, the decision now becomes which trim level you will choose. Picking the model option was easy, but deciding on the trim level can be a bit tricky. Each Kia K5 model offers a unique array of features and design options, some of which you won’t want to miss out on. But how do you know which 2021 Kia K5 trim level is the best? 

Our team members here at Friendly Kia like to consider themselves experts on the Kia K5. We think every model can be a perfect match for every driver, but we also know that some features are must-haves for some shoppers. That’s why we’ve put together this 2021 Kia K5 trim levels breakdown to help you see what each K5 trim level offers so you can make the best decision for you.  

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2021 Kia K5 LX vs LXS vs GT-Line vs EX vs GT 

The trim levels in the 2021 Kia K5 lineup share a similar variety of features, with some small, but notable, differences between each model. The 2021 K5 LX, LXS, GT-Line, and EX models are all powered by a turbocharged 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine and deliver 180 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. The top-tier Kia K5 GT brings its own unique engine to the table – a 290-horsepower turbocharged 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine – to appeal to performance-hungry drivers. 

Overhead view of 2021 Kia K5
Steering wheel in 2021 Kia K5
Front seats in 2021 Kia K5

For an easy look at some of the key design and feature differences between each of the five 2021 Kia K5 trim levels, check out the breakdown below.  

 K5 LX K5 LXS K5 GT-Line K5 EX K5 GT 
Starting MSRP $23,490 $24,490 $25,390 $27,990 $30,290 
All-Wheel Drive — Optional Optional — — 
Exterior Color Options 
Gloss Black Rear Spoiler N/A N/A Standard N/A Standard 
Wheel Size 16-inch alloy wheels 16-inch alloy wheels 18-inch Alloy Wheels, GT-Line Sport Black Finish 18-inch Alloy Wheels, Gray Machine Finish 19-inch Alloy Wheels, GT  
Seats Cloth Cloth Cloth & Synthetic Leather Seat Trim Synthetic Leather Synthetic Leather | Sport Bucket front seats  
Panoramic Sunroof N/A N/A Available Standard Standard 
Second-row USB Charge Ports — Optional Standard Standard Standard 
Steering Wheel Material Polyurethane Polyurethane Leather Leather Leather 
Heated Steering Wheel — — Optional Optional Optional 
8-inch color touchscreen Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard 
10.25-inch color touchscreen — — Optional Optional Optional 

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Test Drive a K5 in Tampa Bay 

You can find your next 2021 Kia K5 model here at Friendly Kia in Tampa Bay. Once you’ve found the K5 trim level that will fit your lifestyle best, head over to our online inventory to view our current lineup of new K5 models available now.  Contact a member of the Friendly Kia team with any questions.