Here’s Why the 2021 Kia K5 Is a Cool Midsize Sedan

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The 2021 Kia K5 is a new, cool midsize sedan -- and it looks great. Today I'm showing you the quirks and features of the K5, and I'm going to take you on a tour of the new Kia K5. Then I'm going to get the K5 out on the road and show you how it drives.
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  • He seems like a guy who can pointout the disadvantages but couldn't own it.....

    Wasim AkramWasim Akram12 órája
  • Man, this Doug guy is strange. He should be cool and funny like Tyler.

    MrHw1968MrHw19683 napja
  • If this is a Midsize Sedan, I wonder how the big size sedan looks like - LOL

    Darko KiparizDarko Kipariz3 napja
  • What? That front end looks sexy to you? Lmao ugly asf car

    Hernán EspinozaHernán Espinoza4 napja
  • It's hard to make a unique design for a car today. They nailed it!!! I love the design😍

    Albert EinsteinAlbert Einstein5 napja
  • I can't believe it doesn't have auto dimming mirrors 🤔

    Joshua MitchellJoshua Mitchell7 napja
  • The gear knob of the Korean version k5 is a dial. 데헷 ! 😼

    seansean7 napja
  • Doesnt even menion the self "autonomous" driving or lane keep assist, and then turns around and gives a 1/10 for cool factor yet titles the video "Here’s Why the 2021 Kia K5 Is a Cool Midsize Sedan ." Not a good review for the car. I not a Kia guy by any means, driving one now as a rental. Cadillac Cts-V as a daily, but these reviews are gettin a little ridiculous...

    GatorsrokGatorsrok8 napja
  • Midsize? Thing looks like a boat

    LeviLevi9 napja
  • Did anyone else get a Kia k5 ad while watching this?

    Bullock MBullock M9 napja
  • It is not cool when your LED headlight throw the light 2 feet only in front of your bumper

    Judge DreddJudge Dredd9 napja
  • Front grill...

    crwl8crwl89 napja
  • Did I miss something or does that car have a pano roof?

    Emcee GradyEmcee Grady10 napja
  • Never thought a Kia would look pretty good

    Connor SConnor S10 napja
  • Doug to his wife when he gets laid "that's never happened before"

    NewEra22NewEra2211 napja
  • superb design, high quality, low price

    조운조운11 napja
  • but.. u forgot the sun AND moon roof😭

    Chloe ThomasChloe Thomas11 napja
  • In Malaysia we don't buy KIA, we buy Honda Toyota, because most of us buy car for investment, doesn't matter if the value is Depreciated

    trdofftrdoff13 napja
  • They're finally bringing these over to the us. Seen this series many years ago in Korea. The Kia's over there are super nice.

    SatheaSathea14 napja
  • Looks like a Mitsubishi gallant 1997 look it up

    Johnny gJohnny g15 napja
  • No one needs a big screen Or smart radio on a car we all have cell phones includes GPS and everything you need

    Johnny gJohnny g15 napja
  • The front looks like shit The rims are trash zero out of 10 for me

    Johnny gJohnny g15 napja
  • Who would purchase a $32,000 vehicle that only comes with only a 1.6L engine and 180 HP? Not to mention, it's predecessor is one of the most unreliable vehicles made in the last 10 years, plagued by engine problems and class action suits. I'll take that $32,000, add $5,000 and buy one of the most reliable vehicles ever made with 300 HP to boot.

    Duality Of ManDuality Of Man15 napja
  • I wanted him to open that moon/sunroof. Love it! I'll be flexing in this K5 like it's a luxury car. I'll buy it in 2022 as the second owner because I don't pay sticker price. Lol

    Isaac 84Isaac 8415 napja
  • Raining Day sounds like loading water after flushing toilet. On the side note, don’t cover moonroof and show the trunk please. Thank you. ^_^

    Clearance Collector 清倉收藏家Clearance Collector 清倉收藏家15 napja
  • About five months ago, round about the time this video came out, I bought a 2012 Optima. Before that car, I would never have considered buying a Kia. Now, I can bet my next car or two will be Kia's, especially this new K5. I love my Optima.

    Aardvark892Aardvark89215 napja
  • Is k5 a replacement of the optima

  • It doesn't look Coupéish, it looks Hatchbackish...

    Baruch YaBaruch Ya16 napja
  • I have the GT line K5 in wolf gray and it's definitely way more stylish and better looking than this one. I believe this one is called everlasting silver?

    Evan TownsendEvan Townsend17 napja
  • that 'rainy day' sounds like urinating problems, i mean the actual sound. cool factor -1

    Jazz 1934Jazz 193418 napja
  • Doug’s like, wow, it’s a 32k car, impressive to have this feature. It’s a 32k car, it’s ok to not have this feature lol. Consistent. It is indeed 32k

    Humam MalasHumam Malas18 napja
  • I want this car really bad I hate my car

    tinkerbell 564tinkerbell 56418 napja
  • I Just hope lasts longer like a Toyota or Honda.

    Arnold GuisaArnold Guisa19 napja
  • give it a break man. This is not a luxurious car but still have lots of features. Who cares if you have to press the bottom to turn on the light at the back seat. lol stop being lazy.

    CTT16CTT1619 napja
  • Kia thinks a leaky toilet sounds like a rainy day. They are really in trouble, according to Doug the K5 loses 10hp in 12 minutes.

    Prairie State Auto RestorationsPrairie State Auto Restorations19 napja
  • Who remembers old camrys and corollas with the key release for the trunk

    Kenneth RapsKenneth Raps20 napja
  • You are the most popular auto reviewer Iv ever come across. Crazy. Congratulations

    Martin StepetinMartin Stepetin21 napja
  • The pull option on the wireless charger is to pull out the small plastic casing in order to charge bigger phones with bulkier cases. So you literally will pull the black plastic out.

    Joshua ZaborowskiJoshua Zaborowski21 napja
  • Fact check... K5 isn't a random name for Kia. It comes originally from Korea their specs are a little different from USA. That's what Kia called there optima in Korea. Love your videos can't wait to check out your new car action website. Thank you

    Aaron FerrellAaron Ferrell21 napja
  • Hey Doug, love your videos. I'm surprised you didn't talk about the k5 gt. Usually you go for all the top of the line models.

    Aaron FerrellAaron Ferrell21 napja
  • K5 looks very interesting and cool but it aint touching Mazda6 in best looking in class. Still, Camry is most fun to look at in class.

    Ken KozawaKen Kozawa21 napja
  • Nice like a slap shifter tho

    ChristianX Z ownerChristianX Z owner21 napja
  • Well the front looks better than a rhino nose civic nose

    ChristianX Z ownerChristianX Z owner21 napja
  • Am I the only one who hates the brand name “Kia”?

    Tripp ThomasTripp Thomas21 napja
  • 100/100 from me.

    KeatonminecrafterMLGKeatonminecrafterMLG21 napja
  • I love the sound that makes a person walking though the snow, I think this car is the best

    TaG hEUErTaG hEUEr22 napja
  • The grill is made of paper boats

    Only SolutionsOnly Solutions22 napja
  • You lost me at "pull" kia lmaoooo. Very nice car im actually going to purchase this car thanks for the insight

    Its 12:49Its 12:4922 napja
  • The American version of the K5 is so bad imo here in the Middle East we have digital gauge clusters, more interior colors and I also think the infotainment screen is a little bit bigger here, both the EX and GT-Line trims have almost all these stuff I mentioned but the American one doesn’t, if you wanna see what I really mean check out the Korean version of this car it’s same

    Hussein DalluwiHussein Dalluwi22 napja
  • That rain sound really sounds like someone using the bathroom. Should have had a thunderstorm sound instead

    brian versanskybrian versansky22 napja
  • I wanna soccer kick ur juice jay lean chin

    Blacks are animalsBlacks are animals23 napja
  • Doug is this a future car?

    Mouad ZrhadMouad Zrhad23 napja
  • I’m struggling between getting this or the Mazda 3

    Alfredo SantiagoAlfredo Santiago23 napja
  • Meanwhile in Europe: This Is the brand new Kia limosine. Average north american: Nice city car 😎🤏

    Bryan VegaBryan Vega23 napja
  • the K badging is what Kia in Korea has used for a long time. K5 has always been the optima in S Korea

    Daywalker 402Daywalker 40224 napja
  • Better than Camry

    rich guyrich guy25 napja
  • My Optima has heated back seats. Sad to see that not continued, its a really nice extra feature for passengers when the temp drops. =(

    Heidi BottomHeidi Bottom25 napja
  • I hear they have problems with the transmission in low gears it jerks a lot

    bulletbullet25 napja
  • Kia needs to borrow a page for interior design from Acura / Lexus

    Doctor PCDoctor PC26 napja
  • It's a hard pass lol

    ssbrosking36ssbrosking3628 napja
  • The base model with the 16" wheels looks like crap.

    Gee MannGee Mann29 napja
  • It would be "cool" if it offered the 290HP engine with AWD It doesn't, so it is just "Sort of cool." Kinda.......

    Woke AFWoke AFHónapja
  • 1/10? nope. I'll change that to a 8/10.

    LamborghiniBoy 760LamborghiniBoy 760Hónapja
  • Q50S

    Tristan KellyTristan KellyHónapja
  • I don't know man, it's actually uglier the more I look at it. Looks cool initially, and then it looks progressively worse and over done. It's trying too hard. The interior is fine especially for the price.

  • I live in South Korea. This car is actually really cool.

  • 90% Kia Stinger body

    Homny AsaverdeHomny AsaverdeHónapja
  • Attractive car, too bad Kia is just overall a cheap and unreliable brand.

    Kerris ParchmontKerris ParchmontHónapja
    • @Adil Sagadiyev idk what your comment is suppose to mean, but I wish I was living in 2010, was a good year. As for Kia, they're known for building CHEAP cars that look good, but will fall apart in no time.

      Kerris ParchmontKerris ParchmontHónapja
    • Are you living in 2010?

      Adil SagadiyevAdil SagadiyevHónapja
  • Kia has been killing the game, i bought a 2019 Forte Manual and the tech is impressive for the price. Build quality feels very solid too, parents have a Versa that they purchased for a similar price and it lacks the tech and build quality.

    Chris RasmussenChris RasmussenHónapja
  • In 8:52 they mean you can pull that thing off if you need more space not your phone

    jobic 77jobic 77Hónapja
  • Well, I guess there is a difference between "distinctive" and "beautiful".

    Xianghao LiuXianghao LiuHónapja
  • FYI,the K5 name is very common in markets other than US, so it is not coming from nowhere.

    Li DingLi DingHónapja
  • Why is this guys channel so famous. It sucks!

    Germain GonzalezGermain GonzalezHónapja
  • I keep hearing the sedan is dying. I don't see alot of dudes driving crossovers though. Either sedans or trucks, I must be in the boondocks lol

    marquis brownmarquis brownHónapja
  • So no sunroof opening?

  • My 2013 optima sxl looks at me everyday like....papaa! Let me die

  • Doug raves about the adjustable fan speed in auto mode for the climate control. Every vehicle I’ve ever been in with auto climate control allowed you to still adjust the fan speed without exiting auto. And I’ve been in more vehicles with this than it’s worth listing out. I think Doug stumbled across this in the k5, and just never had in any other car and never thought to try it out.

    Josh McQueenJosh McQueenHónapja
  • I feel so sad for them cause they really impress with their warranty and price/quality relation, they make extremely good cars but their name ruins EVERYTHING. Why dont they change it? Its so ugly

    • Imagine hating on a name of a car

      Adil SagadiyevAdil SagadiyevHónapja
  • @Doud The pull written on the wireless charger means to pull the charger out I guess to clean it. Not to pull your phone out.

    Dwayne ObasDwayne ObasHónapja
  • "Small 4clyder 300 horse power nothing special." Older Honda owners have left the room.😂🤔

    Stephen CifuentesStephen CifuentesHónapja
  • Doug: Prefers cars keep non alphabetic and numeric names. Kia telluride: Silence!!!!!!

    ricky sanchezricky sanchezHónapja
  • Looks like an Accord copy

    Real TalkReal TalkHónapja
    • It looks nothing like an accord

      Adil SagadiyevAdil SagadiyevHónapja
  • If Camry and Accord had a baby..

    Randy LedfordRandy LedfordHónapja
    • It looks nothing like either of them check your eyes

      Adil SagadiyevAdil SagadiyevHónapja
  • Foreign Raguvaran.. (Yarra Ivan Velinaatu Raguvaran)

    Vinoth BabuVinoth BabuHónapja
  • Got mine

    Jason WhiteJason WhiteHónapja
  • What a nice design!

    Win CupWin CupHónapja
  • Those Sounds of nature are in case you want to lie to somebody and tell them you're somewhere that you're not, pretty cool I guess.

    Bertha DeloneBertha DeloneHónapja
  • Ugly:(

  • The Kia K5 could have been made into a way more agile and better perfoming car by: 1. Giving it a proper Frt Longitudinal RWD Setup 2. Giving it a proper Sedan side profile... 3. Delete the totally unnecessary and extremely heavy Sunroof - Minus 20 - 30 kg The Kia Stinger could have been made way more agile and way faster by putting it on a diet by deleting all the unneccessary components below: 1. Delete the stupidly heavy Tailgate and replace it with a proper Bootlid and make it a proper Sports Sedan - Minus 10 - 15 Kg 2. Delete the totally unnecessary and extremely heavy Sunroof and replace it with a Carbon Fibre Roof - Minus 20 - 30 Kg 3. Delete the ugly Rear Quarter panel Reflectors - Minus Ugliness 4. Redesign the Headlights by making it it a little more elegant by removing the unneccessary downward, outer kink... - Minus Ugliness 5. Change the Steering wheel design a little - Minus blandness 6. Add Wood trim to the Interior design - Minus blandness

    Muthulingam RamiahMuthulingam RamiahHónapja
  • Jesus Doug, comb your hair atleast before you record. Also, please stop letting your mom dress you!

    Benito DelgadoBenito DelgadoHónapja
  • okay K5 sleeper car meme in korea

  • K3 : cerato K5 : optima K7 : opinus Morning : picanto

  • "Rainy day" sounds more like someone pissing

    Paul ScirePaul ScireHónapja
  • Kia and Hyundai 1000% stepping up

    Sergio FloresSergio FloresHónapja
  • Does it have Apple CarPlay?

    Chris MartinezChris MartinezHónapja
    • Obviously

      Adil SagadiyevAdil SagadiyevHónapja
  • Beautiful car but I love being debt free much more.

    Brian DeeseBrian DeeseHónapja
  • If he mentions suvs one more time 🤬🤬🤬

    evan hoffmanevan hoffmanHónapja
  • The auto shut off after 30 min is a for safety. Ford and GM did it to stop carbon monoxide deaths. And to also cut cars off if drivers forgot their key fobs in the car.

    Michael HoardMichael HoardHónapja
  • Kia is still a throw away car. Only now they are expensive. Pieces of shit. Buyer beware!!!

    • @UNCLE JED we’ll go ahead and waste your money on other trash cars no one is stopping you

      Adil SagadiyevAdil SagadiyevHónapja
    • @Adil Sagadiyev horseshit

    • They are more reliable and better than most brands are you living in 2005?

      Adil SagadiyevAdil SagadiyevHónapja