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2022 Kia K5 vs. 2022 Toyota Camry Review

Picture of the 2022 Kia K5

2022 Kia
K5

MSRP*: $23,790 to $31,190
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2022 Toyota
Camry

MSRP*: $25,845 to $36,270
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MPG - City 24 - 29 MPG 22 - 28 MPG
MPG - Hwy 32 - 38 MPG 31 - 39 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
Engine
  • 180-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 290-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 202-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 203-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 205-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 206-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 301-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 180 - 290 hp 202 - 301 hp
Exterior Length 193.1 in 192.1 - 192.7 in
Exterior Width 73.2 in 72.4 in
Leg Room Front 46.1 in
Rear 35.2 in
Front 42.1 in
Rear 38.0 in
Head Room Front 38.4 - 40.2 in
Rear 37.4 - 37.8 in
Front 37.5 - 38.3 in
Rear 38.0 in

*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
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Camry than the Kia K5, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Kia K5 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Camry.

Convenience
The Toyota Camry requires fewer visits to 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Kia K5 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota Camry.

Dimensions
The Kia K5 is a little wider than the Toyota Camry, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Kia K5 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Camry.

Handling
The Kia K5 has a smaller turning radius than the Toyota Camry, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Kia K5 has less horsepower than the Toyota Camry, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Kia K5 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Toyota Camry.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Kia K5 and the Toyota Camry.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Kia K5 than that of the Toyota Camry.