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Compare Kia K9 II

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Neoscore
76%
Pros
  • Superb styling with elegance and sportiness
  • Naturally-aspirated V8 still available
  • Multi-link suspensions all-around
Cons
  • Kia is getting addicted to AWD

Variants

3.3 T-GDI
3.3 T-GDI AWD
3.8 GDI
3.8 GDI AWD
5.0 GDI AWD

Capacity

Passengers
5

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Tire Size
3.3 T-GDI245/50 R18, 245/45 R19 98W, 275/40 R19 101W
3.3 T-GDI AWD245/50 R18, 245/45 R19 98W, 275/40 R19 101W
3.8 GDI245/50 R18, 245/45 R19 98W, 275/40 R19 101W
3.8 GDI AWD245/50 R18, 245/45 R19 98W, 275/40 R19 101W
5.0 GDI AWD275/40 R19 101W

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Size | Height
1490 mm / 58.7 in
Size | Length
5120 mm / 201.6 in
Size | Width
1915 mm / 75.4 in
Track Width | Front
3.3 T-GDI1629.0 mm / 64.1 in
3.3 T-GDI AWD1629.0 mm / 64.1 in
3.8 GDI1629.0 mm / 64.1 in
3.8 GDI AWD1629.0 mm / 64.1 in
5.0 GDI AWD1639.0 mm / 64.5 in
Track Width | Rear
1639.0 mm / 64.5 in
Weight
3.3 T-GDI2015.0 kg / 4442.3 lbs
3.3 T-GDI AWD2085.0 kg / 4596.6 lbs
3.8 GDI1915.0 kg / 4221.9 lbs
3.8 GDI AWD1985.0 kg / 4376.2 lbs
5.0 GDI AWD2165.0 kg / 4773.0 lbs
Wheel Size
3.3 T-GDI18 in, 19 in
3.3 T-GDI AWD18 in, 19 in
3.8 GDI18 in, 19 in
3.8 GDI AWD18 in, 19 in
5.0 GDI AWD19 in
Wheelbase
3105 mm / 122.2 in

Performance

CO2 Emission
3.3 T-GDI199 g/km
3.3 T-GDI AWD213 g/km
3.8 GDI192 ~ 196 g/km
3.8 GDI AWD204 ~ 207 g/km
5.0 GDI AWD231 g/km
Fuel Economy
21 mpg
3.3 T-GDI11.5 L/100km / 20.5 MPG (combined) | 13.5 L/100km / 17.4 MPG (urban) | 9.2 L/100km / 25.6 MPG (highway)
3.3 T-GDI AWD12.3 L/100km / 19.1 MPG (combined) | 14.2 L/100km / 16.6 MPG (urban) | 9.9 L/100km / 23.8 MPG (highway)
3.8 GDI11.1 L/100km / 21.2 MPG (combined) | 12.8 L/100km / 18.4 MPG (urban) | 9.1 L/100km / 25.8 MPG (highway)
3.8 GDI AWD11.9 L/100km / 19.8 MPG (combined) | 13.7 L/100km / 17.2 MPG (urban) | 9.7 L/100km / 24.2 MPG (highway)
5.0 GDI AWD13.3 L/100km / 17.7 MPG (combined) | 15.6 L/100km / 15.1 MPG (urban) | 10.5 L/100km / 22.4 MPG (highway)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
3.3 T-GDIRear-wheel drive
3.3 T-GDI AWDAll-wheel drive
3.8 GDIRear-wheel drive
3.8 GDI AWDAll-wheel drive
5.0 GDI AWDAll-wheel drive
Engine
3.3 T-GDIG6DH
3.3 T-GDI AWDG6DH
3.8 GDIG6DJ
3.8 GDI AWDG6DJ
5.0 GDI AWDG8BE
Engine | Displacement
3.3 T-GDI3.3 L / 203.9 cu-in / 3342.0 cc
3.3 T-GDI AWD3.3 L / 203.9 cu-in / 3342.0 cc
3.8 GDI3.8 L / 230.5 cu-in / 3778.0 cc
3.8 GDI AWD3.8 L / 230.5 cu-in / 3778.0 cc
5.0 GDI AWD5.0 L / 307.4 cu-in / 5038.0 cc
Engine | Power
3.3 T-GDI370.0 hp / 275.9 kW @ 6000 rpm
3.3 T-GDI AWD370.0 hp / 275.9 kW @ 6000 rpm
3.8 GDI315.0 hp / 234.9 kW @ 6000 rpm
3.8 GDI AWD315.0 hp / 234.9 kW @ 6000 rpm
5.0 GDI AWD425.0 hp / 316.9 kW @ 6000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
3.3 T-GDI110.7 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in
3.3 T-GDI AWD110.7 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in
3.8 GDI83.4 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
3.8 GDI AWD83.4 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
5.0 GDI AWD84.4 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
Engine | Torque
3.3 T-GDI510 Nm / 376.2 lb-ft @ 1300-4500 rpm
3.3 T-GDI AWD510 Nm / 376.2 lb-ft @ 1300-4500 rpm
3.8 GDI397 Nm / 292.8 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
3.8 GDI AWD397 Nm / 292.8 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
5.0 GDI AWD520 Nm / 383.5 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
Engine | Type
3.3 T-GDITurbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 engine
3.3 T-GDI AWDTurbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 engine
3.8 GDINaturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol V6 engine
3.8 GDI AWDNaturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol V6 engine
5.0 GDI AWDNaturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol V8 engine
Transmission | Gears
8-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic

Production

Availability
2018 ~ 2021
Debut
2018 New York Auto Show
Made In
South Korea
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