When shopping for a new sedan, many drivers find themselves comparing the 2021 Kia K5 and the 2021 Mazda6. Drivers who are finding it difficult to choose between the 2021 Kia K5 vs the 2021 Mazda6 should continue reading. We’ve broken down the performance ratings, exterior color options and passenger space of these two sedans.
The most powerful engine option available for the 2021 Kia K5 is a turbocharged, four-cylinder, 2.5-liter engine that produces 290 horsepower. In comparison, the most capable powertrain available for the 2021 Mazda6, also a turbocharged, four-cylinder, 2.5-liter engine, only generates up to 250 horsepower. Because of this, performance enthusiasts will prefer the 2021 Kia K5 over the 2021 Mazda6.
2021 Kia K5
|290 hp||Maximum Horsepower||250 hp|
|8||Exterior Color Options||6|
|121.3 cu.ft.||Interior Volume||99.8 cu.ft.|
|46.1 in.||Front Leg Room||42.2 in.|
The 2021 Kia K5 can be found in eight exterior colors: Glacial White Pearl, Everlasting Silver, Ebony Black, Crystal Beige, Passion Red Tint Coat, Sapphire Blue, Wolf Gray and Gravity Gray. The 2021 Mazda6 is only available in six exterior colors: Soul Red Crystal Metallic, Snowflake White Pearl Mica, Jet Black Mica, Deep Crystal Blue Mica, Sonic Silver Metallic and Machine Gray Metallic.
It’s also worth noting the 2021 Kia K5 is more spacious than the 2021 Mazda6. The 2021 Kia K5 has 121.3 cubic feet of interior volume and 46.1 inches of front leg room. The 2021 Mazda6 might feel a little cramped in comparison, only featuring 99.8 cubic feet of interior volume and 42.2 inches of front leg room.
Safety and security features available for the 2021 Kia K5 include: Dual illuminating vanity mirrors, keyless ignition, leather-wrapped steering wheel, front seatback storage, dual illuminating vanity mirrors, front and rear cupholders, electric power steering and more.