When we compare the 2022 Honda Civic's and the 2022 Kia K5's specifications and ratings, the 2022 Honda Civic has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, fuel efficiency and resale value. The 2022 Kia K5 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2022 Honda Civic's and the 2022 Kia K5's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
2022 Honda Civic vs. 2022 Kia K5 Pricing
A used 2022 Honda Civic ranges from $22,975 to $32,654 while a used 2022 Kia K5 is priced between $20,389 to $32,756. For a new model, the 2022 Honda Civic's price is between $22,698 and $30,469, with the 2022 Kia K5 priced between $25,405 and $33,874.
2022 Honda Civic vs. 2022 Kia K5 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2022 Honda Civic loses 30.4 percent of its value and the 2022 Kia K5 loses 46.8 percent of its value. This means the 2022 Honda Civic retains 16.4 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2022 Kia K5.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2022 Honda Civic’s base engine makes 158 horsepower, and the 2022 Kia K5 base engine makes 180 horsepower. The Civic is rated to deliver an average of 35 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 496 miles. The K5 is rated to deliver an average of 31 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 548 miles.This gives the 2022 Honda Civic the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2022 Kia K5 the advantage in maximum range. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The 2022 Kia K5, a midsize car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, and cargo space. The 2022 Honda Civic, a compact car, has the advantage in the area of rear leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2022 Honda Civic and the 2022 Kia K5 have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.