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Midsize sedans continue to be big sellers, primarily due to their versatility. They are popular for daily commuting, long-haul road trips, and ferrying the kids around. The 2022 Nissan Altima® and the 2022 Kia K5 are two of the biggest competitors in this segment. How do they compare, though? To understand, at Palm Springs Nissan in Cathedral City, CA, we have put together a comparison guide of the 2022 Nissan Altima® vs. 2022 Kia K5.
2022 Nissan Altima®
2022 Kia K5
|2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder
||1.6-liter Turbo I4
||Engine Horsepower (hp)
||Engine Torque (lb.-ft.)
It is evident from the table above that the 2022 Nissan Altima® and the 2022 Kia K5 are at par in their performance. The 2022 Nissan Altima® also offers a choice of another engine. When equipped with the 2.0-liter Variable Compression (VC) Turbo engine, it pushes out 248 hp and has a torque rating of 273 lb.-ft. The standard 2.5-liter engine is paired with an Intelligent All-Wheel Drive system on select models. This system makes the 2022 Nissan Altima® showcase a capability you usually expect from an SUV. It continuously monitors road conditions, sending traction to the wheel that needs it most.
On the inside, the 2022 Nissan Altima® will meet all your expectations. The available heated front seats, heated steering wheel, and Dual Zone Automatic Temperature Control ensure a controlled temperature in the cabin, keeping you snug. Do you tend to share your ride? The Memory Seat System remembers your settings, including the driver’s seat and outside mirrors. If you’re someone who tends to forget things in your back seat, the innovative Rear Door Alert system will be the perfect ally. This feature will remind you to check the rear seats using audio-visual alerts.
We believe the 2022 Nissan Altima® is a better bet in the above comparison. Schedule a test drive at Palm Springs Nissan in Cathedral City, CA, to get behind its wheel.