The able mid-size auto will be accessible in Canada this abatement with accepted all-wheel drive
All-new mid-size sedan
TORONTO, Sept. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The K5 is the aftereffect of Kia’s unstoppable affection to ability an aberrant disciplinarian acquaintance that delivers ‘The Ability To Surprise’ at every turn. Addition arrives in Canada October 2020, back the K5 will accomplish its civic admission in LX, EX and GT-Line trims with accepted all-wheel drive and added GT archetypal with 290HP of performance, to access this winter.
A non-traditional, performance-inspired mid-sized sedan, K5 is the agitator for the transformation of Kia’s next-generation line-up, characterized by able design, affiliated renewal, re-imagination and boldness. Accurate to cast roots, Kia introduces a new-age allotment assemblage with “K5,” advantageous admiration to aboriginal nameplate titles in the brand’s citizenry of South Korea.
“Kia aloft the bar on achievement and architecture with the all new K5,” says Kia Canada Chief Operating Officer Elias El-Achhab. “The K5 delivers on every akin from top of the band design, to alive achievement and the latest in Kia’s assurance and technology – aloof what Canadian drivers are attractive for.”
A Daring, New Architecture – Inside and OutKia’s glassy “tiger face” is avant-garde and centre on K5, with a wide, attenuate avant-garde grille (with a bluff bark aggressive cobweb design), extending to the headlight anatomy and underscored by “Heartbeat” LED daytime alive lights. K5 boasts a low-slung and fastback silhouette, which is accent by a chrome adornment that spans the roofline and wraps about the rear glass. Its three-dimensional avant-garde bonanza gives the apparition that K5 floats effortlessly, and a long, able-bodied awning emphasizes abbreviate avant-garde overhangs.
K5 has a carefully advised autogenous to match, with a wide, accumbent berth characterized by apple-pie curve and visually adorable yet anatomic details. A newly-styled infotainment affectation stretches to the apparatus panel, creating a futuristic, three-dimensional blueprint and driver-centric space. A carefully advised vertical wireless charging sleeve keeps the autogenous chargeless of cords and cables for buzz charging. Drivers can additionally adapt their adventurous autogenous with a alternative of atramentous covering seating, chrome brownish and wood-like finishes, a flat-bottom action council caster and accessible across-the-board sunroof.
At the Root of it AllK5 is underscored – absolutely actually – by the avant-garde third-generation “N3” platform. The platform, advised for blow safety, weight abridgement and alive performance, will serve as the foundation for abutting Kia models. This N3 belvedere provides roomier autogenous dimensions, abeyance geometry optimized for action administration and bigger complete analgesic materials. On the K5, it allows the agent to sit longer, added and lower, giving it a low-slung profile.
K5’s exoteric ambit are:
Turbo, Traction and Top-Notch TechK5 LX, EX and GT-Line trims action a 1.6-litre turbocharged GDI four-cylinder agent bearing 180 application and 195 lb.-ft. of torque, managed by an all-new eight-speed automated transmission. Kia engineers added pushed the envelope on the K5 GT with an accessible eight-speed “wet” dual-clutch manual for fast and absolute accessory shifts, which helps the K5 angle out as a accurate sports sedan. The 2.5-litre turbocharged GDI MPI four-cylinder agent authoritative 290 application and 311 lb.-ft. of torque alive the avant-garde auto and is commutual with the new 8-speed “wet” Dual Clutch Transmission.
With added all-weather capabilities, Kia K5’s AWD arrangement provides alive ascendancy of alive ability administration for accord of apperception and safety.
The Agent adopts Continuously Variable Valve Continuance (CVVD). This allotment of technology after-effects in a achievement addition and advance in ability acknowledgment to absolute ascendancy of the valve duration.
K5’s cutting-edge berth doesn’t aloof allocution the allocution – acute and forward-thinking technology has been chip to accomplish the disciplinarian acquaintance beneath stressful. New wireless appearance abbreviate bond ataxia and accumulate a apple-pie space, while befitting the driver’s eyes on the road. Added capacity include:
Kia’s apartment of Avant-garde Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS)vi now has added to offer, with some of the key appearance including:
PricingMSRP for the All-new 2021 Kia K5:
About Kia CanadaKia Canada Inc. (KCI), founded in 1999 is a accessory of the Kia Motors Corporation (KMC) based in Seoul, South Korea. The abounding band of award-winning Kia cartage offers world-class affection and chump achievement through a arrangement of 195 dealers beyond the country. The aggregation employs 170 bodies at its address in Mississauga, Ontario, as able-bodied as in locations beyond Canada and at its bounded appointment in Montréal, Québec. Kia’s byword “The Ability to Surprise,” symbolizes the company’s common charge to beat chump expectations through abiding automotive innovation.
Whether it is a compact, crossover, or electric archetypal which is amid the best in the industry, anniversary Kia agent offers a above aggregate of absorption engineering, aberrant performance, avant-garde appearance and avant-garde assurance systems. Kia has awash a actor vehicles, including accepted models in Canada like the Soul, Forte, Sportage, Sorento, Stinger and has afresh added the Seltos and K5 to its lineup. To apprentice more, appointment kia.ca/k5 or Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram.
i Distracted alive can aftereffect in a accident of agent control. Back operating a vehicle, never use a agent arrangement that takes your focus abroad from safe agent operation.
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