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2020 Honda Accord Hybrid vs. 2021 Kia K5 Review

New 2020 Honda Accord Hybrid

2020 Honda
Accord Hybrid

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New 2021 Kia K5

2021 Kia
K5

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MSRP*
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$25,870 to $35,440
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$23,490 to $30,490
Invoice* $23,671 to $32,400 $22,902 to $29,117
MPG - City 48 26 - 29
MPG - Hwy 47 34 - 38
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda Accord Hybrid than the Kia K5. The Kia K5 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Honda Accord Hybrid.

Convenience
The Honda Accord Hybrid will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Kia K5, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Honda Accord Hybrid is somewhat more expensive than the Kia K5. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Honda Accord Hybrid and the Kia K5 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Honda Accord Hybrid is about the same width as the Kia K5. When looking at overall length, the Honda Accord Hybrid takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Kia K5.

Drivetrain
The Honda Accord Hybrid has much less torque than the Kia K5, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Accord Hybrid is significantly less powerful than the Kia K5. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Accord Hybrid and the Kia K5. The Honda Accord Hybrid has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Kia K5.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Honda Accord Hybrid is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia K5.