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Dodge Charger vs. Kia K5

When we compare the Dodge Charger to the Kia K5, the Dodge Charger has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The Kia K5 has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, fuel efficiency and interior volume. Based on this comparison of the Dodge Charger versus the Kia K5, the Kia K5 is a better car than the Dodge Charger.

Dodge Charger versus Kia K5 Pricing

For a new model, the Dodge Charger's price is between $30,879 and $58,399, with the Kia K5 priced between $25,453 and $34,012.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Dodge Charger’s base engine makes 292 horsepower, and the Kia K5 base engine makes 180 horsepower. The Charger is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 555 miles. The K5 is rated to deliver an average of 31 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 585 miles. Both models use regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Kia K5, a midsize car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front leg room and rear head room. The Dodge Charger, a large car, has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space.

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Pricing

New Asking Price:

$30,879 - $58,399

Used Asking Price:

$27,492 - $75,845

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

36.2%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$25,453 - $34,012

Used Asking Price:

-

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

46.8%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.8 / 10

Reliability:

8.1 / 10

Retained Value:

8.4 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

7.1 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

2 / 8
2 / 8
3 / 8
5 / 8

iSeeCars Rankings

6 / 13
9 / 13

Summary Review

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Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

R/T, Scat Pack, SRT Hellcat Widebody, GT, Police, Scat Pack Widebody, SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody, SXT

Trim Levels

LXS, GT-Line, GT, EX

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

10 years / 100000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

292 hp @ 6350 rpm

Torque:

260 foot-lbs @ 4800 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.074 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

180 hp @ 5500 rpm

Torque:

195 foot-lbs @ 1500 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.057 hp per pound

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3.6 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

19 / 30 / 23

Range (city/hwy):

352 / 555 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

1.6 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

27 / 37 / 31

Range (city/hwy):

427 / 585 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Available

Pedestrian Detection:

N/A

Lane Departure Warning:

Available

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

38.6 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.8 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

59.5 inches

Rear Head Room:

36.6 inches

Rear Leg Room:

40.1 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

57.9 inches

Cargo Space:

16.5 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

104.7 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.2 inches

Front Leg Room:

46.1 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

58 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.8 inches

Rear Leg Room:

35.2 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

56.1 inches

Cargo Space:

16 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

105.3 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3940 lbs

Width:

82.7 inches

Height:

57.8 inches

Length:

198.4 inches

Wheelbase:

120 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.2 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3148 lbs

Width:

73.2 inches

Height:

56.9 inches

Length:

193.1 inches

Wheelbase:

112.2 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.3 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

P215/65R17

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

16.0 x 6.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

P205/65R16