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2021 Kia K5 picks up where the Optima left off

Kia's stylish four-door is a compelling midsize offering.

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This is Kia's new K5 sedan.

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The K5 is the replacement for the long-serving Kia Optima.

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LED headlights are standard.

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The K5 gets an interesting running light signature that doubles as the turn signal.

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The inside is really nicely appointed.

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All models but the base LX come with 18-inch wheels.

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The K5 looks like it could be a hatchback, but it's a traditional sedan.

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This is the EX model, priced just below $30,000 to start.

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The LED tail light design is awesome.

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