The GT is the top trim level of the Kia K5 midsize sedan, and it offers plenty that’s not available anywhere else in the lineup—like an upgraded 2.5L 4-cylinder engine, a sport-tuned suspension, and unique design elements inside and out. If you’re still deciding which Kia sedan or coupe to bring home to Corona, read on! Riverside Kia covers what you should know about the K5 GT before you buy.
So, who should choose the Kia K5 GT? Horsepower for this trim tops out at 290, which is more than you’ll get from nearly any rival in the segment, and especially impressive at its accessible price point. You should choose the GT if you’re shopping for a budget-friendly high-performance sedan, and you don’t mind a few missing luxury amenities.
The GT starts at $31,690 MSRP. Kia keeps the price low by nixing features that were included on the previous EX trim, including ventilated front seats and several driver-assistance aids. If you don’t mind paying more, you can add the lost features back on with the optional GT1 Package for $4,200.
Let’s take a look at the specs. Once again, this is the most Kia K5 GT horsepower you can get anywhere in the trim lineup. You’ll also get big numbers for torque and surprisingly good fuel economy numbers (up to 32 mpg on the highway!) Take a look:
The GT is a high-performance vehicle through and through, offering upgrades that go well beyond the 2.5L 4-cylinder engine. These features will have you carving up Fontana roads in no time:
You’ll know it’s a GT from the second you see it! Interior and exterior design elements reference the trim-exclusive 2.5L 4-cylinder engine:
Stop by our showroom in Riverside to see what the GT can do out on the road! Still doing research? Compare the K5 to other Kia sedans like the Forte or an affordable pre-owned Optima. We’re just down the road from San Bernardino, so stop by today to get started.
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