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Kia K9 / K900 (RJ)

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Product Overview

Kia K9 / K900 (code RJ) is the South Korean automaker's latest take on traditional full-size luxury sedan in production since 2018. It was available with V6 and V8 engines that displaced 3.3 to 5.0 liters.
Owners will probably enjoy the powerful naturally-aspirated V8 the most. Unfortunately, it was no longer available in RWD form.
Drivers who appreciate handling will be pleased to know that the Kia K9 II comes with multi-link suspensions at all four corners. This provides the best cornering performance and tunability, at the expense of cost and a little bit of durability.
The K9 received a minor facelift in 2021, with the discontinuation of the V8 and a larger front grille being the main differences.


What we found

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

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Variants shown:
3.3 T-GDI
3.8 GDI

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