neofiliac

Kia K5 Review Rundown

Kia Motors | Published on 09 Jul 2021 | Written by Dr Jiulin Teng w/ Neosummarizer

Overview

Photo of Kia K5
  • Surprisingly good fuel economy
  • Premium Bose audio system
  • Lots of safety tech
  • Nothing in particular

Summary

The 2021 Kia K5 GT is one of the most pleasant mainstream sedans you can buy today. It keeps current with the automaker's suite of standard safety and driver-aid technologies, including a newly designed infotainment display seamlessly stretches into the instrument panel.
This rundown provides our analysis on 8 third-party reviews. The sentiment scores, summaries, and key takeaways that we select are based on these reviews and may differ from the original publication.

Rundown

cnet[1]

Sentiment Score[*] 63%
Reviewers from Cnet have found the following[***]:
The 2021 Kia K5 GT proves a bad name can't torpedo a good car. Front and center, the K5 wears a reimagined version of Kia's signature tiger-nose grille. The car's center stack is ever so slightly angled toward the driver, so the infotainment screen is easier to reach.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Powerful turbocharged engine
  • Gorgeous styling
  • Comfortable to drive
Cons[**]
  • Nothing in particular

cnet[2]

Sentiment Score[*] 53%
Reviewers from Cnet have found the following[***]:
Kia's 1.6-liter Smartstream turbo engine replaces the old 2.4-liter I4 as the K5's base engine. The K5 GT has a more powerful 2.5-liter engine with 290 hp and 311 lb-ft. The 2021 Kia K5 keeps current with the automaker's suite of standard safety and driver-aid technologies.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Light and easy to drive
  • Lots of standard safety and driver-aid features
  • Comfortable ride
Cons[**]
  • Lack of rear cross-traffic alert
  • Lacks Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

digitaltrends[3]

Sentiment Score[*] 64%
Reviewers from Digitaltrends have found the following[***]:
Pricing for the 2021 Kia K5 starts at $24,555 (all prices include a mandatory $965 destination charge) Our test car was the range-topping K5 GT, with a more powerful engine and sport-tuned suspension. Standard driver-assist tech includes forward-collision warning, automatic emergency braking, and Lane Follow Assist automated lane centering.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Sleek styling
  • Powerful engine
  • Lots of driver-assist tech
Cons[**]
  • Lacks wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Lackluster infotainment system

references

  1. 1. ^ 2021 Kia K5 GT review: Optima prime. Cnet. 2021-07-08. Retrieved 2021-07-09.
  2. 2. ^ 2021 Kia K5 review: The one to beat. Cnet. 2021-01-13. Retrieved 2021-03-07.
  3. 3. ^ 2021 Kia K5 2.5 GT review: A new era. Digitaltrends. 2021-04-06. Retrieved 2021-04-07.
  4. *. Neoscore is our sentiment analyzer based on natural language processing (NLP). Scaled in the range of 0 to 100, Neoscore eliminates scoring biases from each publisher; it likely differs from the publisher's own rating, if available, as a result.
  5. **. Neoanalyzer is our summarizer based on NLP. It identifies key takeaways from each third-party review. The takeaways that it produces likely differ from the publisher's own bullets points, if available, as a result.
  6. ***. Neosummarizer is based on NLP. It extracts summaries from third-party reviews. It likely that these summaries differ from the publisher's own, if available.

Comments

Please login before adding comments. Now supporting Sign in with Google and LinkedIn!
TopOverviewSummaryRundown