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2021 Kia K5 vs. 2020 Toyota Camry Hybrid Review

New 2021 Kia K5

2021 Kia
K5

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New 2020 Toyota Camry Hybrid

2020 Toyota
Camry Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$23,490 to $30,490
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$28,430 to $32,730
Invoice* $22,902 to $29,117 $26,155 to $30,112
MPG - City 26 - 29 44 - 51
MPG - Hwy 34 - 38 47 - 53
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 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
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Camry Hybrid 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 Hybrid.

Convenience
The Toyota Camry Hybrid 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 Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Kia K5 and the Toyota Camry Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Kia K5 is a little wider than the Toyota Camry Hybrid, 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 Hybrid.

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

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Kia K5 and the Toyota Camry Hybrid.

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 Hybrid. The Kia K5 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Toyota Camry Hybrid.

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