2021 Kia K5 in Mississauga, ON

All-new, the first-ever Kia K5 touches down for the 2021 model year as a can’t-miss sports car that expertly balances style, performance, capability and tech. Evolved from the Optima, this redesigned sedan injects brand-new life into a fresh Kia nameplate, one that demands authority every time you get behind the wheel. We here at 401 Dixie Kia are proud to introduce you to the K5, and want you to be one of the first in Mississauga to experience this new Kia luxury. Learn more, build & price, and shop our inventory for the new 2021 Kia K5, for sale at an exceptional price!

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Exterior Features

Aerodynamic Sport Style

Bolder than the outgoing Optima, the K5 presents one of the most sporty sedan options that has ever graced the Kia lineup. Sleek and aerodynamic, this is a high-performing Kia sports car that boasts supreme authority around every bend.

Wheel Sizes by Trim

Each trim on the K5 has its own size of wheel. Spreading from 16-inch to 19-inch, enjoy a variety of sport-styled and dynamic wheel sizes:

  • 16-inch alloy wheels: LX
  • 18-inch alloy wheels: EX
  • 18-inch black alloy wheels: GT-Line
  • 19-inch alloy wheels: GT

Gorgeous Exterior Colour Options

Want to truly stand out? Outfit your K5 with an exterior colour that matches your personality, with a choice of 6 options: 

  • Ebony Black: On all trims
  • Glacial White Pearl: On all trims
  • Gravity Grey: On all trims
  • Pacific Blue: On all trims
  • Passion Red: Only on EX, GT-Line and GT trims
  • Wolf Grey: Only on GT-Line and GT trims
Specifications:2021 Kia K5 EX
Length (mm/in)4,905 / 193.1
Width (mm/in)1,860 / 73.2
Height (mm/in)1,445 / 56.8
Curb Weight (kg/lbs)1,567 / 3,455

Interior Features

Heated & Air-cooled Front Seats

You’ll be prepared for any weather in Mississauga, year-round, thanks to heated front seats for those chilly winter mornings and air-cooled front seats for those long humid summer days.

Drive Seat Memory

Step into the K5 and with just the touch of a button have the driver seat position adjusted to your set comfort zone. Perfect for a variety of drivers, you’ll always have a comfortable ride no matter who drove before you.

Heated Steering Wheel

Forget about bundling up with gloves to steer when the temperatures hit below zero in the K5. A heated steering wheel creates a toasty drive even with the frigid climate around you.

Specifications:2021 Kia K5 EX
Head Room (front) (mm/in)975 / 38.3
Head Room (front) (mm/in)950 / 37.4
Shoulder Room (front) (mm/in)1,474 / 58
Shoulder Room (rear) (mm/in)1,424 / 56
Hip Room (front) (mm/in)1,438 / 56.6
Hip Room (rear) (mm/in)1,437 / 56.5
Leg Room (front) (mm/in)1,170 / 46
Leg Room (rear) (mm/in)895 / 35.2
Interior Volume (L/in)3,435 / 121.3
Passenger Volume (L/cu-ft)2,982 / 105.3
Cargo Capacity (L/cu-ft)434 / 15.3

Performance & Capability

All-Wheel Drive

It may be sport-styled, but that doesn’t mean it’s any less capable when the severe weather and road conditions hits Mississauga. All-wheel drive means you can enjoy your K5 over any season. Rain or snow, it provides superior control to conquer any environment.

Blistering Engine Performance

The base level 1.6L turbocharged GDI 4-cylinder engine achieves 180 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque, while the top-level GT trim puts the pedal to the metal with 290 horsepower and 311 lb-ft of torque on its 2.5L Turbo engine.

GT Trim

While the base K5 trims are sporty and powerful in their own right, only the top GT trim takes things up to the ultimate notch. Representing its style and power both through its upgraded sport element upgrades and a new engine all to itself.

Engine Specifications:1.6L Gamma-II Turbo GDITheta 2.5L-III Turbo GDI
Transmission8-speed automatic8-speed Dual Clutch
Torque (lb-ft)195311
Fuel Consumption (city/highway) (L/100 km)9.2 / 6.9TBD


10.25-inch Multimedia Screen

The available 10.25-inch touchscreen in the K5 is your hub of technology in this sports car. This generous screen allows for simple navigation and connectivity, whether you’re just changing songs or planning your route.

Apple CarPlay & Android Auto

Stay connected with the devices that matter to you thanks to the convenient wireless connectivity of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. From keeping tabs on your favourite entertainment to planning your next route, easily enjoy the best phone apps on your vehicle.

Bose Premium Sound System

This available sound system is for true audiophiles who want crisp, clean sound inside their K5, matching its clean lines on the outside. 12 speakers adorn the cabin with gorgeous acoustics that’ll let you experience your favourite playlist like never before.


Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist

The forward-facing camera in the K5 helps you against the unexpected. Working with its radar system the Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist warns of any oncoming vehicles and when turning left at a road junction.

Safe Exit Assist

Roads are more unpredictable than ever, and the K5 ensures you always have another set of eyes looking out for you. Safe Exit Assist utilizes radar tech to notify you through an audible warning of any vehicles approaching when you’re about to exit the vehicle.

9 Airbag System

The 9 airbag system comes with a multitude of placements for optimal protection:

  • Driver knee
  • Dual advanced front
  • Dual front side seat
  • Dual rear side seat
  • Side curtain (full-length)

2021 K5 New Model Changes

The K5 is completely new for 2021, although technically it exists as the renamed and redesigned version of the Optima. What this equals is a gorgeous replacement that truly exudes sport style through its sleek exterior, new engine, and maybe most importantly for us Canadian drivers, all-wheel drive. It’s the perfect option for those who want a sports car, but also one that can stand up to everything living in Mississauga throws your way.

2021 Kia K5 Trims

Kia K5 LX front side view


Starting at $29,595*

Feature Highlights:

  • Heated steering wheel
  • Smart key, push-button start
  • Lane Keep Assist
  • Blind Spot Collision Avoidance Assist
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Kia K5 EX front side view


Starting at $32,595*

Feature Highlights:

  • Heated windshield
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Wireless phone charger
  • Smart cruise control
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Kia K5 GT Line front side view


Starting at $35,995*

Feature Highlights:

  • Air-cooled front seats
  • Heated rear seats
  • 25-inch media screen
  • Safe exit assist
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Kia K5 GT front side view


Starting at $39,995*

Feature Highlights:

  • Sport bucket front seat
  • Dual muffler
  • Heads-up display
  • Bose premium sound system
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Whether you’re looking for this first-ever K5, or its predecessor, an Optima, our new and used vehicle departments have all you’re looking for across the Mississauga and Toronto area. Through our promos to leases and more, our financial services team will ensure you get into the K5 or Optima you want at a great deal. Contact us with any questions, or if you just want to get to know the K5 even more, get in touch for a test drive!

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