When comparing the Kia K5 GT's and the Honda Accord Touring's specifications and ratings, the Kia K5 GT has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency, interior volume and base engine power. The Honda Accord Touring has the advantage in the area of resale value. Based on this comparison of the Kia K5 GT's and the Honda Accord Touring's specifications and ratings, the Kia K5 GT is a better car than the Honda Accord Touring.
Kia K5 GT vs. Honda Accord Touring Pricing
A used 2022 Kia K5 GT ranges from $29,998 to $36,998 while a used 2022 Honda Accord Touring is priced between $33,594 to $39,902.
Kia K5 GT vs. Honda Accord Touring Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Kia K5 GT loses 46.8 percent of its value and the Honda Accord Touring loses 39 percent of its value. This means the Honda Accord Touring retains 7.9 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Kia K5 GT.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Kia K5 GT’s base engine makes 290 horsepower, and the Honda Accord Touring base engine makes 252 horsepower. The GT is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 506 miles. The Touring is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 474 miles. This gives the Kia K5 GT the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Honda Accord Touring. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are midsize cars, the Kia K5 GT has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front leg room and rear head room. The Honda Accord Touring has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Kia K5 GT and the Honda Accord Touring have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.