In comparing the Honda Accord's and the Kia K5's specifications and ratings, the Honda Accord has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, resale value and base engine power. The Kia K5 has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and interior volume. Based on this comparison of the Honda Accord's and the Kia K5's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Honda Accord vs. Kia K5 Pricing
A used 2024 Honda Accord ranges from $28,627 to $31,229 while a used 2024 Kia K5 is priced between $26,850 to $36,995. For a new model, the Honda Accord's price is between $28,891 and $31,460, with the Kia K5 priced between $27,135 and $37,299.
Honda Accord vs. Kia K5 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Honda Accord loses 39 percent of its value and the Kia K5 loses 46.8 percent of its value. This means the Honda Accord retains 7.9 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Kia K5.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Honda Accord’s base engine makes 192 horsepower, and the Kia K5 base engine makes 180 horsepower. The Accord is rated to deliver an average of 32 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 548 miles. The K5 is rated to deliver an average of 31 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 585 miles.This gives the Honda Accord the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Kia K5 the advantage in maximum range. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are midsize cars, the Kia K5 has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room and rear head room. The Honda Accord has the advantage in the areas of rear shoulder room, rear leg room and cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Honda Accord and the Kia K5 have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.