2021 Kia K5 in Danbury, CT

The Optima Is Now The K5

One of the best sedans on the road is getting even better for the new model year. Many vehicles go through an overhaul when they move into their next phase of production, but not many go through a name change, too. That's right. The Kia Optima is now the Kia K5. Kia's beautiful midsize classic gets a new look to go with the new name for 2021. And Danbury Kia is certain you are going to like what you see. But underneath its new look, you will still find the same tradition that has led New Milford and Patterson, NY on countless adventures for years. You will still find the great performance features and luxurious interior you have come to know and love. But now, you might say the 2021 Kia K5 is the complete package.

What Else is New in The 2021 K5?

You almost won't even recognize the all-new 2021 Kia K5 on your first glance. The new Kia K5 is two inches longer and rides a little lower than previous models. Kia has taken style to another level with its redesigned look. Its bold new silhouette shows off a fastback appearance while keeping the elegance the sedan is known for. The front announces its arrival with a unique LED headlight design and a variation of the iconic Kia tiger nose Front grille that calls to mind the athleticism of a muscle car. Along the side, you'll find a chrome strip running the length of the window line that grows more substantial before sloping down toward the trunk. The trunk-length LED taillights will leave passers-by with a prominent reminder of your presence.

Another feature that is sure to please drivers from Carmel, NY to Newtown, is its first-ever inclusion of all-wheel drive. This will give drivers a more confident commute as they make their way through Dutchess County. Fans of the Kia K5 should keep an eye our for the Kia K5 GT trim and its 290-horsepower turbocharged four-cylinder engine. It will surely be a great addition to the lineup.

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The 2021 Kia K5 is expected to bring two new powerful engine options to Ridgefield drivers. The base will be the new 1.6-liter Smartstream Turbocharged Inline-Four. It pumps put out an estimated 180 horsepower and comes matched up with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The more powerful engine is the 2.5-liter Turbocharged four-cylinder and its 290 horsepower.  The upgraded engine comes paired with an eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Even the transmission represents an upgrade from the previous six-speed automatic.


Inside, you'll find more comfort and elegance waiting for you as you jump in the 2021 Kia K5 for your next adventure. It may be difficult to improve on perfection, but the 2021 Kia K5 has found a way. The straightforward design brings you even more infotainment and more high-quality decorations throughout the cabin. A brilliant 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster brings you customizable features and high-definition graphics. Likewise, the 10.3-inch infotainment touchscreen is vibrant and brings your apps and maps to life with clarity.

Ambient lighting sets the mood as soon as you sit down in the 2021 Kia K5. You can enjoy the comfort provided by heated and ventilated front seats, heated rear seats for those cool nights, while the new air purification system ensures you breathe easy on your road trips. Every passenger short and tall alike will be able to stretch out and enjoy the extra legroom provided by the new, larger Kia K5.

It May Be Time for an Upgrade

The 2021 Kia K5 is sure to revolutionize the way you drive through Dutchess County. The midsize sedan other models will strive to become is now here. Schedule a test drive at Danbury Kia today.

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