The 2022 Kia K5 is fully capable of offering drivers in Nicholasville, Lexington, and Frankfort, KY, a reliable driving experience. The team here at Car Town Kia has compiled a few of the ways it's able to accomplish this below. Read on to find out if it's the right set of wheels for your lifestyle.

Engine Specs for the 2022 Kia K5

The first thing that needs to be considered when discussing MPG is the sort of engine you're going to find under the hood. The K5 has two options for you to choose from. These are listed inside the following table, along with some key attributes:




Turbocharged 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine


195 lb-ft

Turbocharged 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine


311 lb-ft

The turbocharged 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine is what you'll find under the hood of the following trim levels:

  • Kia K5 LX
  • Kia K5 LXS FWD
  • Kia K5 LXS AWD
  • Kia K5 GT-Line FWD
  • Kia K5 GT-Line AWD
  • Kia K5 EX

It's capable of producing up to 180 horsepower. The turbocharged 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine is what propels the Kia K5 GT trim. You can count on it to generate as much as 290 horsepower. Between these two engines, you can count on being able to choose the one that fits in with your lifestyle the best.

2022 Kia K5 MPG

What you can expect from the K5 in terms of fuel economy depends on which engine you end up picking. If you were to go with the turbocharged 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine, you can depend on having a maximum gas mileage of an EPA-estimated 29 city/38 highway MPG at your disposal.*

The turbocharged 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine supplies you with an EPA-estimated 24 city/32 highway MPG.* All of these numbers mean you have the freedom to enjoy the ride itself, instead of having to keep an eye out for the next gas station.

Other Vital K5 Characteristics

The 2022 Kia K5 comes standard with the Drive Mode Select that features the following modes:

  • ECO
  • SPORT+

All of these allow you to choose the performance style that matches your preferences based on the particular road conditions you come across.

Because making sure you have the correct amount of air inside the tires helps you get the most out of your daily driver in terms of safety, as well as performance, the K5 comes standard with the Tire-Pressure Monitoring System.

The Traction Control System also comes standard. It combines engine power and brake-force to give you a boost in traction when you need it the most.

Get to Know the 2022 Kia K5 in Person

Now that you have scratched the surface in terms of how the K5 can contribute to your everyday Frankfort, Nicholasville, and Lexington, Kentucky, commutes, it's time to check out the whole picture. Contact Car Town Kia today to schedule a test drive.


*EPA fuel economy estimates. Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and your vehicle's condition.

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