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2022 Kia K5 vs. 2022 Toyota Corolla Review

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2022 Kia
K5

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

MSRP*: $20,425 to $28,710
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MPG - City 24 - 29 MPG 28 - 31 MPG
MPG - Hwy 32 - 38 MPG 36 - 40 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)
  • 139-hp, 1.8-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 169-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T Continuously Variable, M/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 180 - 290 hp 139 - 169 hp
Exterior Length 193.1 in 182.3 - 182.5 in
Exterior Width 73.2 in 70.1 in
Leg Room Front 46.1 in
Rear 35.2 in
Front 42.0 in
Rear 34.8 in
Head Room Front 38.4 - 40.2 in
Rear 37.4 - 37.8 in
Front 38.0 - 38.3 in
Rear 37.1 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
The Kia K5 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Toyota Corolla. The Kia K5 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Corolla.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Kia K5 as you will with the Toyota Corolla, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 Kia K5 is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Corolla.

Dimensions
Since the Kia K5 is much wider than the Toyota Corolla, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Kia K5, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Toyota Corolla.

Handling
The Kia K5 has about the same turning radius as the Toyota Corolla, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Kia K5 is somewhat more powerful than the Toyota Corolla.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Kia K5 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Toyota Corolla.

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

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