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Compare Kia K9

Reviews

Neoscore
71%
Pros
  • Multi-link suspensions all-around
  • Naturally-aspiprated V8
  • Elegant styling
Cons
  • Could use more power

Variants

3.8 GDI
5.0 GDI

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
450 L / 15.9 cu-ft
Fuel Capacity
75.0 L / 19.8 gal
Passengers
5
Payload
3.8 GDI445 kg / 981 lbs
5.0 GDI459 kg / 1012 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Tire Size
3.8 GDIFront wheel tires: 245/50 R18 Rear wheel tires: 245/50 R18
5.0 GDIFront wheel tires: 245/45 R19 Rear wheel tires: 275/40 R19

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Size | Height
3.8 GDI1485 mm / 58.5 in
5.0 GDI1486 mm / 58.5 in
Size | Length
5095 mm / 200.6 in
Size | Width
1900 mm / 74.8 in
Track Width | Front
3.8 GDI1616.0 mm / 63.6 in
5.0 GDI1620.0 mm / 63.8 in
Track Width | Rear
3.8 GDI1634.0 mm / 64.3 in
5.0 GDI1627.0 mm / 64.1 in
Weight
3.8 GDI1985.0 kg / 4376.2 lbs
5.0 GDI2091.0 kg / 4609.9 lbs
Wheel Size
3.8 GDIFront wheel rims: 7.5J x 18 Rear wheel rims: 7.5J x 18
5.0 GDIFront wheel rims: 8.0J x 19 Rear wheel rims: 9.0J x 19
Wheelbase
3045 mm / 119.9 in

Performance

Fuel Economy
3.8 GDI11.8 L/100km / 19.9 MPG (combined) | 13.8 L/100km / 17.0 MPG (urban) | 9.0 L/100km / 26.1 MPG (highway)
5.0 GDI13.1 L/100km / 18.0 MPG (combined) | 15.7 L/100km / 15.0 MPG (urban) | 10.2 L/100km / 23.1 MPG (highway)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Engine
3.8 GDIG6DJ
5.0 GDIG8BE
Engine | Bore
96.0 mm / 3.8 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
11.5:1
Engine | Displacement
3.8 GDI3.8 L / 230.5 cu-in / 3778.0 cc
5.0 GDI5.0 L / 307.4 cu-in / 5038.0 cc
Engine | Power
3.8 GDI311.0 hp / 231.9 kW @ 6000 rpm
5.0 GDI420.0 hp / 313.2 kW @ 6400 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
3.8 GDI82.3 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
5.0 GDI83.4 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
87.0 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Torque
3.8 GDI397 Nm / 292.8 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
5.0 GDI510 Nm / 376.2 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
Engine | Type
3.8 GDINaturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol V6 DOHC engine
5.0 GDINaturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol V8 DOHC engine
Transmission | Gears
8-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic

Production

Availability
2012 ~ 2018
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