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2021 Kia K5 vs. 2021 Toyota Corolla Review

New 2021 Kia K5

2021 Kia
K5

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New 2021 Toyota Corolla

2021 Toyota
Corolla

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MSRP*
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$23,490 to $30,490
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$19,925 to $28,210
Invoice* $22,902 to $29,117 $18,830 to $26,119
MPG - City 26 - 29 29 - 31
MPG - Hwy 34 - 38 36 - 40
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*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. 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 Corolla have similar Destination Charges.

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.

Drivetrain
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.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Kia K5 is somewhat more powerful 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. The Kia K5 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than 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.