If you spend a lot of time making your way through Nicholasville, Lexington, or Frankfort, you'll likely be interested in finding out how the 2021 Kia K5 and the Nissan Altima are able to enhance your driving experience.

Here at Car Town Kia, we wanted to know that, too. So, we placed them side by side to compare a few of their key attributes to see how they stand up to one another. Continue reading to see what we found.


2021 Kia K5 vs Nissan Altima: Engine Specs

Whether you're in the middle of rush-hour traffic or making your way up a steep hill, you'll want to know the set of wheels you've chosen can handle any challenges that happen to come your way. The 2021 K5 certainly has you covered when it comes to the category of performance, offering the choice of two engines.

The one that comes standard is a turbocharged 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine capable of 180 horsepower. The available turbocharged 2.5 liter 4-cylinder option supplies even more robust possibilities. With its maximum 290 horsepower under the hood, you'll be able to hold your own no matter where your adventures lead.

The Altima also allows you to pick between two 4-cylinder engines. However, you're simply not able to get the same kind of accelerating abilities out of this model. The engine output for the Nissan Altima ranges from 182 horsepower to 248 horsepower.


Interior Measurements and Safety

The K5 continues to impress as we move on to discuss the kind of space it has throughout its cabin. No matter where you and your passengers are seated inside the K5, you're going to have plenty of personal space at your disposal.

This is evidenced by the 40.2 inches of headroom and 46.1 inches of legroom in the front and 37.8 inches of headroom and 56.6 inches of hip room in the back. With numbers like these, stretching out and relaxing will be easily accomplished. It's not quite as spacious inside the Altima. Its front headroom and legroom measure 39.2 inches and 43.8 inches, respectively. Its second-row headroom and hip room dimensions come to 36.9 inches and 54.5 inches, respectively.

One safety aid you'll only find in the Kia K5 is Driver Attention Warning. This available feature monitors your driving behavior and can let you know when you appear to be drowsy or distracted. As a result, you'll be able to decide whether you should pull over and get some rest. Undoubtedly, Driver Attention Warning can be a big help on longer drives.


2021 Kia K5 vs Nissan Altima: The Results Are In

The above 2021 Kia K5 vs. Nissan Altima comparison has made it clear the K5 comes out on top here. Such aspects as its maximum 290 horsepower and Driver Attention Warning help this fully capable Kia model outshine the Altima. Now that you have a better idea of what the 2021 K5 has to offer, it's time for you to check it out firsthand. If you live or work near Frankfort, Lexington, or Nicholasville, contact the team at Car Town Kia today to schedule a test drive.

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