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2023 Kia K5 vs. 2022 Toyota Corolla Hybrid Review

Picture of the 2023 Kia K5

2023 Kia
K5

MSRP*: $25,290 to $31,690
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Picture of the 2022 Toyota Corolla Hybrid

2022 Toyota
Corolla Hybrid

MSRP*: $24,050
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MPG - City 24 - 27 MPG 53 MPG
MPG - Hwy 32 - 37 MPG Info not available
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)
  • 121-hp, 1.8-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 180 - 290 hp 121 hp
Exterior Length 193.1 in 182.3 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 38.3 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 Hybrid. The Kia K5 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Corolla Hybrid.

Convenience
The Toyota Corolla 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). The Kia K5 is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Corolla Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the Kia K5 is much wider than the Toyota Corolla Hybrid, 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 Hybrid.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Kia K5 has a much more powerful engine than the Toyota Corolla Hybrid. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

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 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 Corolla Hybrid.