July 1, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter
Kia has applied for patent in China on the K5 Hybrid meaning it will arrive on Chinese shores in the near future. The normal K5 is made in China by the Dongfeng-Yueda-Kia joint venture. It is yet unsure whether the hybrid will be imported or made locally as well. The K5 Hybrid is powered by a 2.4 patrol and a 30kw electric engine. Via: Auto.163.
March 11, 2011 by W.E. Ning
The new Kia K5 has been listed on the China auto market. The K5 is made in China by the Dongfeng-Yueda-Kia joint venture. Price starts at 159.800 yuan and end at 249.800 yuan. Engines: 2.0 with 165hp and 198nm and a 2.4 with 179hp and 231nm, mated to a 6-speed auto or a 6-speed manual.
February 15, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter
The Kia K5 will be listed in March. It will be made in China by the Dongfeng-Yueda-Kia joint venture. Engines: 2.0 with 165hp and 196nm and a 2.4 with 180hp and 231nm. There will be three levels: 2.0 Prenium, 2.4 Top and 2.4 Prenium. Price starts around 170.000 yuan.
February 3, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter
The new Kia K5 will arrive on the Chinese market on March 10. It will be made in China by Dongfeng-Yueda-Kia. Engines for the Chinese market: 2.0 and 2.4. The Chinese blogsphere has been wild about the K5 for months, especially about the design those bloggers find great. Price is expected to start around 170.000 yuan.