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Stay Tuned: Debut of Kia Motors America’s K5 on June 30th

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Yes! Tomorrow at 11:00 AM Pacific Time or 2:00 PM Eastern Time, Kia Motors America will made a digital unboxing of the all-new K5 for the North American market. After we released some spy shots of the vehicle testing near KMA HQ in Irvine, California, and shared some pics of the range of trims, including K5 GT-Line with AWD or K5 GT with the 2.5 Turbo, Kia will lift the veil on June 30th.

What we know so far?

When we initially told you about the new name the Kia Optima will change to, it was a surprise we all received and for the most part it went well. Later we received information about the engines the new K5 should be coming to the USA, these were the 1.6t engine with an output of 180 Horsepower with the 8-speed DCT as well as the 2.5T engine with an output of 290 horsepower with the 8-speed DCT. These were some exciting news.

We now can confirm the 1.6T engine with AWD will now be know as the GT-Line. We recently saw Kia Motors Worldwide post a picture of the K5 with this badge. The GT-Line its not the only trim to receive the AWD option, we can spot the LXS trim will offer the AWD option

That’s not all, this set of pictures also reveal us the full list of trims the new K5 will be sold in the USA plus the full list of colors you can choose to buy your new K5. Let’s break it down

LX 1.6T 4CYL Auto
~ Passion Red
~ Ebony Black
~ Everlasting Silver
~ Glacial White Pearl

LXS 1.6T 4CYL Auto
~ Passion Red
~ Ebony Black
~ Everlasting Silver
~ Glacial White Pearl
~ Gravity Gray

GT-Line 1.6T 4CYL Auto
~ Passion Red
~ Wolf Gray
~ Sapphire Blue
~ Ebony Black
~ Glacial White Pearl

EX 1.6T 4CYL Auto
~ Passion Red
~ Sapphire Blue
~ Ebony Black
~ Everlasting Silver
~ Glacial White Pearl
~ Sparkling Silver
~ Gravity Gray
~ Sangria
~ Horizon Blue
~ Snow White Pearl

LXS 1.6T 4CYL AUTO AWD
~ Passion Red
~ Ebony Black
~ Everlasting Silver
~ Glacial White Pearl
~ Gravity Gray

GT-Line 1.6T 4CYL Auto AWD
~ Passion Red
~ Wolf Gray
~ Sapphire Blue
~ Ebony Black
~ Glacial White Pearl

GT 2.5T 4CYL Auto
~ Passion Red
~ Wolf Gray
~ Sapphire Blue
~ Ebony Black
~ Glacial White Pearl

This could only mean one thing, soon the new K5 will be unveil for the North America Market.

We have released lots of details about the K5 from name, engines and now colors but we are still eager for its presentation and getting to know more about the K5.

What do you think about those colors names? Stay tuned for more details!

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Jose Antonio López

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

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