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2021 Mazda6 vs 2021 Kia K5

2021 Kia K5 vs 2021 Mazda6

The 2021 Mazda6 is one of the latest additions to the mid-size sedan segment of cars offered by Mazda at the Kelly Mazda dealership in Scranton, PA. This new addition to the Mazda sedan portfolio comes with an exhilarating SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter turbocharged engine with a base variant producing a horsepower of 187 at 6,000 RPM. Continue reading to understand in detail where the 2021 Mazda6 stands when stacked up against its competitor, the 2021 Kia K5, through our comprehensive comparative study.

Which mid-size sedan is better: 2021 Mazda6 or 2021 Kia K5?

Although there are several similarities between the 2021 Mazda6 and the 2021 Kia K5, there are quite a few areas where the 2021 Mazda6 edges ahead. The major factor being the SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 Turbo engine which the 2021 Mazda6 is equipped with, that delivers a whopping horsepower up to 250 and 320 lb-ft of torque. That sure is some serious power to behold in a mid-size sedan car segment. Check out our detailed comparative study in the table illustrated below to learn more about the key differences between the 2021 Mazda6 and the 2021 Kia K5.

2021 Mazda6


2021 Kia K5

SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 Dynamic Pressure Turbo 4-cylinder with VVT Base Engine Type Turbocharged 1.6 liter 4-cylinder
250 hp at 5,000 RPM Base Engine Horsepower 180 hp at 5,500 RPM
2,488 cc Base Engine Displacement 1,598 cc
SKYACTIV®-Drive 6-speed automatic transmission with manual shift and sport mode Transmission Type 8-speed automatic transmission

Find a 2021 Mazda6 at Kelly Mazda near Scranton, PA

So as you can clearly see, the 2021 Mazda6 is a clear winner with regard to its updated engine and performance statistics when compared to the 2021 Kia K5. Other key features in the 2021 Mazda6 include:
• Mazda radar cruise control with stop and go
• Blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert
• Smart brake support
• Lane-keep assist
• Lane departure warning system
• Front and rear LED lighting with auto-leveling
• Android Auto™ / Apple Carplay™ integration
• BOSE® 11-speaker audio system
So, what are you waiting for? Stop in today at Kelly Mazda in Scranton, PA, or contact our friendly customer service team to get your queries answered by phone.