When comparing the Kia K5 GT's and the Kia K5 LXS's specifications and ratings, the Kia K5 GT has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The Kia K5 LXS 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 fuel efficiency. The Kia K5 GT and Kia K5 LXS have the same interior volume Based on this comparison of the Kia K5 GT's and the Kia K5 LXS's specifications and ratings, the Kia K5 LXS is a better car than the Kia K5 GT.
Kia K5 Pricing
A used 2023 Kia K5 GT ranges from $32,671 to $39,651 while a used 2023 Kia K5 LXS is priced between $23,899 to $29,886. For a new model, the Kia K5 GT's price is between $32,985 and $41,211, with the Kia K5 LXS priced between $25,959 and $30,276.
Kia K5 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate, the Kia K5 GT and the Kia K5 LXS both lose 46.8 percent of their value.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Kia K5 GT’s base engine makes 290 horsepower, and the Kia K5 LXS base engine makes 180 horsepower. The GT is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 506 miles. The LXS is rated to deliver an average of 31 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 585 miles. This gives the Kia K5 LXS the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Kia K5 GT. Both models use regular unleaded.
The Kia K5 has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings. The Kia K5 has a Top Safety Pick+ award from the IIHS.