Kia debuts 2013 K5 in South Korea w/photos & video [Updated]

by Jun 13, 2013All News, Kia2 comments

Updated with new 15 pictures

Today we can see a the first official pictures and specs of the refreshed 2013 Kia K5 for the South Korean market. Kia’s designer have improved front headlamps with LED positioning lights, 4 LED fog lights and a new tailgate with LED rear combination lamps, new front bumpers and lights changes in rear, with horizontal-axis fog lights, and an expanded choice of wheels to include larger diameter (18-inch) alloys – depending on market.


Inside the K5 (also called Optima outside South Korea) there are more soft-touch surfaces plus a new LCD instrument cluster, new center stack with 8-inch display screen, a new console featuring a straight-gate selector with a leather-booted lever on automatic transmission models, a Blis Spot Information System and Flex Steer with three Driving Modes (ECO, Normal and Sport).

Written by Jose Antonio López

Passionated about Korean cars from Hyundai, Kia & Genesis. Photographer. I love being in nature, hiking. Tech lover.

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