2022 Kia K5 | Harlingen, TX

2022 Kia K5 Overview | Bert Ogden Harlingen Kia in Harlingen, Texas

The 2022 Kia K5 midsize sedan is all about performance and style, blending a high-power engine with elegant craftsmanship, inside and out. The Kia K5 is the predecessor of the Kia Optima and builds on the sedan’s legacy as a performance machine and style icon. You can learn more about the stunning Kia K5 at Bert Ogden Harlingen Kia here in Harlingen, Texas.


For 2022, you can choose among seven trims for your new Kia K5: LX, LXS FWD, LXS AWD, GT-Line FWD, GT-Line AWD, EX, and GT.

Under the Hood

The standard engine powering the 2022 K5 is the 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, partnered with an eight-speed automatic transmission. This engine cranks out 180 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque and yields up to 29 mpg in the city and 38 mpg on the highway.*

If you go for the range-topping Kia K5 GT, you’ll instead get your power from a 2.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that puts down 290 horsepower and 311 lb-ft of torque; that’s a best-in-class torque rating. Linked to an eight-speed Dual Clutch Transmission (Wet Type) with steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters, this engine achieves up to 24 mpg in the city and 32 on the highway.*

All-wheel drive is available on multiple trims and provides excellent traction in all weather conditions.

All About Safety

Though the Kia K5 is about high performance and stylistic charm, it is, above all else, a family sedan, meaning safety is a key feature. For the 2022 Kia K5 model, you can get the full suite of Kia Drive Wise driver-assist active safety technologies.

This includes Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, Navigation-Based Smart Cruise Control-Curve with Highway Driving Assist, Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist, Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist-Rear, and Safe Exit Assist.

The 2022 K5 also boasts an advanced nine-airbag system, a Traction Control System, Hill-Start Assist Control, and a high-strength steel structure.


Staying connected on the go is crucial in this day and age. The 2022 Kia K5 makes this possible with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ smartphone integration, which gives you access to your favorite apps delivered through the available 10.25-inch high-res digital customizable touch screen. You can also get your K5 with available wireless device charging, as well as the Smart Key, which gives you remote start and remote climate settings.

You can also get the new Kia K5 with available UVO link services, including features like Connected Routing, UVO Voice Assist, 911 Connect & Roadside Assistance, and Amazon Alexa and Google Home.

Upscale Interior Design

Inside the new Kia K5, you will encounter a truly premium interior, marked by elegant finishes, high-tech displays, and even an available wide panoramic sunroof. The interior is a techie’s paradise, with five available USB ports and optional wireless charging.

For audio that feels like a real concert experience, you will want the optional 12-speaker Bose® premium audio system.

2022 Kia K5 vs. 2022 BMW 330i Sedan

AMCI tested the 2022 Kia K5 against the luxurious 2022 BMW 330i Sedan. Despite your potential preconceived beliefs, the Kia K5 is the better competitor. The K5 GT model delivers a faster 0-to-60 mph launch, boasts a higher quarter-mile top speed, and has overall better handling.

Exterior Color Options

For the 2022 Kia K5, you can choose from eight attractive exterior color options. These include Everlasting Silver, Glacial White Pearl, Wolf Gray, Gravity Gray, Passion Red Tint Coat, Sapphire Blue, Crystal Beige, and Ebony Black.

Optional Premium Package

Looking for an even more upscale variant of the 2022 Kia K5? Add on the optional Premium Package, which includes an array of standard safety technologies, as well as LED Projector Headlights and a panoramic sunroof.

Contact Bert Ogden Harlingen Kia in Harlingen, Texas, to learn more about the 2022 Kia K5.
*EPA fuel economy estimates. Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and your vehicle’s condition.

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