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Kia K5
2021 Kia K5
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$23,490
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Volkswagen Passat
2020 Volkswagen Passat
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$22,995
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.0
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Overview

Engine
1.6-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 29 MPG
Hwy: 38 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
16 ft³
Trunk Volume
15.9 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.6-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
180 hp @ 5500 rpm
174 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
195 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
206 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
N/A
36.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P205/65HR16
P215/55HR17
Rear Tire
P205/65HR16
P215/55HR17
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
32 MPG
27 MPG
City
29 MPG
23 MPG
Highway
38 MPG
34 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
6.6 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
18.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
429.2 miles
425.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
562.4 miles
629 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
193.1 in
191.9 in
Height
56.9 in
58.5 in
Max Width
73.2 in
72.2 in
Front Width
64.3 in
62.1 in
Rear Width
64.6 in
61 in
Wheelbase
112.2 in
110.4 in
Ground Clearance
5.3 in
5.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
46.1 in
42.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.2 in
38.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58 in
56.9 in
Front Seat Hip Room
56.6 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.2 in
39.1 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.8 in
37.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.1 in
57 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
56.6 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,115 lbs
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
16 ft³
15.9 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Ebony Black
  • Everlasting Silver
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Reflex Silver Metallic
  • Tourmaline Blue Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Glacier White Pearl
  • Passion Red
Aurora Red Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Titan Black, Cloth Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Optional

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
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