2021 Kia K5 LX vs. EX: What’s the Difference?

2021 Kia K5 Sedans

2021 Kia K5 LX

vs.

2021 Kia K5 EX

$23,490 MSRP

Starting Price

$27,990 MSRP
180-hp 1.6L 4-cylinder engine

Engine

180-hp 1.6L 4-cylinder engine
8-speed automatic

Transmission

8-speed automatic
Standard

Lane Keeping Assist

Standard
Standard

Rear Occupant Alert

Standard
Not Available

Heated/Ventilated Front Seats

Standard


When you’re shopping for the perfect sedan for your everyday commutes through Boca Raton, there’s no doubt the Kia K5 should be at the top of the list, but which trim level is right for you? Here, Kia Delray compares the 2021 Kia K5 LX and 2021 Kia K5 EX in terms of price, engine specs, and features to help you make an informed car-buying decision. Learn more with our 2021 Kia K5 trim level comparison below!

2021 Kia K5 LX vs. EX: Price

So how do the 2021 Kia K5 LX vs. EX compare? While any Kia K5 trim level comparison will show Kia offers high-quality models at affordable prices across the lineup, there’s a noteworthy price difference between the 2021 Kia K5 LX and EX. Here’s a quick look at their respective starting prices:

  • 2021 Kia K5 LX Price: $23,490 MSRP
  • 2021 Kia K5 EX Price: $27,990 MSRP

2021 Kia K5 LX vs. EX: Performance

One noticeable difference between the 2021 Kia K5 LX and EX configurations is their efficiency. Even though they’re both powered by the same engine, they offer slightly different performance specs. Compare the 2021 K5 LX vs. EX engine specs and gas mileage below:

2021 Kia K5 LX Engine Specs

  • 1.6L turbo 4-cylinder engine
  • 180 hp
  • 195 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • 29 mpg city/38 mpg highway (FWD)

2021 Kia K5 EX Engine Specs

  • 1.6L turbo 4-cylinder engine
  • 180 hp
  • 195 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • 27 mpg city/37 mpg highway (FWD)

2021 Kia K5 LX vs. EX: Safety & Amenities

Whether you decide to take home a 2021 K5 LX or EX, you’ll enjoy an array of tech features, including Kia Drive Wise Driver Assist Technology. This safety suite includes a number of cutting-edge driver-assistance technology features, including:

  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist w/ Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Driver Attention Warning with Leading Vehicle Departure Alert
  • High Beam Assist
  • Rear Occupant Alert
  • And more!

That being said, the 2021 K5 EX upgrades your cabin with even more premium comfort and connectivity features, such as:

  • UVO Link Remote Connectivity
  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
  • USB Charging Outlet
  • Wireless Phone Charger
  • Synthetic Leather Seat Trim
  • Heated/Ventilated Front Seats

Test Drive the 2021 K5 LX or EX at Kia Delray

Now that you know the differences between 2021 Kia K5 LX and EX, which one is best for your West Palm Beach drives? Browse our new Kia K5 inventory at Kia Delray to find a model that suits you and see how you can take it for a test drive. Contact us when you’re ready to take the next step towards taking home your favorite!

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