The 2021 Kia K5 and the 2021 Hyundai Sonata are two accessible, popular sedan models that car shoppers frequently find themselves choosing between. Wondering which vehicle is the better choice for you and your passengers? Below, we’ve put together a comprehensive comparative analysis between the available trim levels, performance and passenger space of the 2021 Kia K5 vs the 2021 Hyundai Sonata.
The 2021 Kia K5 is available in LX, LXS, GT-Line, EX and GT configurations, while the 2021 Hyundai Sonata can be found in SE, SEL, SEL Plus and Limited trim levels. All-wheel drive is available for the 2021 Kia K5, but not the 2021 Hyundai Sonata. In terms of performance, select configurations of the 2021 Kia K5 are capable of producing up to 290 horsepower, while the most powerful engine available for the 2021 Sonata can only generate up to 191 horsepower.
2021 Kia K5
2021 Hyundai Sonata
|5||Trim Level Availability||4|
|290 hp||Maximum Horsepower||191 hp|
|35.2 in.||Rear Leg Room||34.8 in.|
The 2021 Kia K5 also includes more interior space than the 2021 Hyundai Sonata. While both sedans offer the same amount of cargo space, 16 cubic feet, the 2021 Kia K5 edges out the 2021 Hyundai Sonata in terms of passenger space and interior volume.
The 2021 Kia K5 features 121.3 cubic feet of interior volume and 35.2 inches of rear leg room. The 2021 Hyundai Sonata, in comparison, only includes 120.4 inches of interior volume and 34.8 inches of rear leg room.
Safety and security features available for the 2021 Kia K5 include: Rear height adjustable headrests, a remote anti-theft alarm system, daytime running lights, an engine immobilizer, stability control, a passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation system, rear door child safety locks, auto delay off headlamps, tire pressure monitoring, a pre-collision safety system and a traction control system.