2022 Kia K5 vs. Its Competition

2022 Kia K5
Martin Padgett Martin Padgett Editorial Director

The Kia K5 is related to the Hyundai Sonata, although the Kia offers all-wheel drive and different looks—both look great.

The Subaru Legacy has the most restrained looks of the bunch, but standard all-wheel drive on all sedans.

The Honda Accord is the standard-bearer in the class, although it’s beginning to look aged.

The Nissan Altima has available all-wheel drive too, but a much plainer interior.

The Toyota Camry offers all-wheel drive and a hybrid powertrain, not to mention a wild (for Camry) TRD edition.

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Quick Specs
The 2022 Kia K5 jump-starts its more engaging future with a sharper image and a 290-hp GT edition.
The 2022 Hyundai Sonata revives the family-sedan formula with excellent warranty coverage and safety, and with the Limited’s luxury threads.
The 2022 Subaru Legacy takes a pass on performance, but aces its safety and value tests.
More tech this year makes the 2021 Honda Accord a compelling buy, but the options can rack up.
The 2021 Nissan Altima has a plain-spoken appeal, not to mention high safety scores and a great low price.
The 2021 Toyota Camry elevates its family-sedan game with grabby looks and hybrid power.
MSRP From     
Gas Mileage     
24 MPG City / 38 MPG Hwy23 MPG City / 54 MPG Hwy24 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 48 MPG Hwy25 MPG City / 39 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 53 MPG Hwy
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded H-4Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4
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Style Name     
LX Automatic FWDSE 2.5LCVTLX 1.5T CVT2.5 S SedanLE Automatic (Natl)
Front Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
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Automatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODCVT w/ODCVT w/ODCVT w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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