Almost 12 months after its US debut, the new Kia K5 is entering its second year on the market. The 2022 K5 has a starting price of $23,690 (before destination charges) for the base LX FWD model, while the range-topping GT FWD starts from $31,090. There are small upgrades across the lineup plus a new equipment package.

First of all, all 2022 K5s get the brand’s new badging that was unveiled in January this year. It adorns the sedan’s hood where it takes a central position above the radiator grille. The location of the emblem remains unchanged compared to the first year on the market, though the shape and size are different.

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Depending on the trim level, new for the 2022 model year are features such as a surround-view monitor, additional wireless chargers, and a standard navigation system on the GT-Line, EX, and GT grades. The most important new member of the lineup surely is the GT-Line AWD Premium package, which adds a panoramic sunroof, a heated steering wheel, LED projection headlights, and new driver assistance features on top of the GT-Line AWD’s equipment.

The available engines for the 2022 model year carry over from 2021 and include an all-turbo lineup with an optional all-wheel-drive system. The smaller 1.6-liter turbo has 180 horsepower (134 kilowatts) and 195 pound-feet (264 newton-meters), while the 2.5 turbo generates 290 hp (216 kW) and 311 lb-ft (422 Nm). Both engines are mated as standard to an eight-speed automatic.

See the full pricing for the 2022 model year Kia K5:

        LX FWD

1.6T GDI I-4 - 8 A/T


        LXS FWD

1.6T GDI I-4 - 8 A/T


        LXS AWD

1.6T GDI I-4 - 8 A/T


        GT-Line FWD

1.6T GDI I-4 - 8 A/T


        GT-Line AWD

1.6T GDI I-4 - 8 A/T


        EX FWD

1.6T GDI I-4 - 8 A/T


        GT FWD

2.5T GDI 1-4 - 8 DCT


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