KIA put up its new hybrid sedan K5 for sale in China

September 14, 2016 at 12:28

South Korean car brand KIA started to sale its new model K5 on the automobile market of China. The new model boasts of a high level of comfort and efficiency. In China, the car is named Kia K5, and in other markets model is known more under the name Kia Optima and Optima K5. Three modifications of the K5 will be offered for the Chinese at a price of 199,800 Yuan for the basic configuration, while the most expensive model will cost 248,800 Yuan.

2016 New hybrid Kia K5 photo

2016 New hybrid Kia K5 photo

It is joint venture Dongfeng-Yueda-Kia (DYK) who is engaged in automotive manufacturing for the East Asian market. The novelty almost completely repeats design of the Optima model. K5 body dimensions: length – 4845 mm, width – 1835 mm, and height – 1455 millimeters.

2016 Efficient Kia K5 sedan image

2016 Efficient Kia K5 sedan image

Under the hood of the hybrid sedan there is a 2.0-liter naturally aspirated engine generating 156 horsepower, as well as an electric motor. The total capacity of the power plant is more than 205 hp. Power plant works together with the 6-speed automatic transmission. Due to the fact that the motor turns up at low speed, the model uses no more than 4 liters of fuel in the combined cycle.

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