If you are in love with the new Kia K5, natural successor of the Optima in many countries, you may be able to get one without resorting to units sold in distant countries. The subsidiary of the South Korean firm for Morocco has begun its commercialization along with the also new Seltos.
The Kia K5 for Morocco is marketed exclusively with a hybrid mechanics that combines the 2.0 MPI 152 hp engine with another electric engine that develops 52 hp to achieve a total power of 192 hp. The gearbox is automatic with a torque converter and eight speeds.
As stated by the brand in homologation the new K5 Hybrid reaches a maximum speed of 192 km / h and has a average consumption of 4.3 L / 100, with CO2 emissions of 97 g / km. These figures do not follow the European homologation (neither NEDC nor WLTP) so they can only be taken with caution.
Completion levels They are called Active and Executive. The first already has Full LED headlights, 17-inch alloy wheels, cruise control, keyless access, push-button start, trip computer, two-zone automatic climate control, rain sensor, rear camera and automatic lighting.
Other standard items are 8-inch touchscreen sound system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, bluetooth, USB, LED fog lights, electrically adjustable driver’s seat, leather-wrapped multifunction steering wheel, driving mode selector and photosensitive interior mirror.
The Executive level adds the tire pressure sensor (there is not mandatory), 7-inch instrument panel, steering wheel and heated seats, leather trim, power seats, rear blinds, HD camera blind spot control, 360 vision system, panoramic sliding roof, wireless mobile charger and LED taillights with light signature.
The recommended prices are as follows:
- 2.0 Hybrid 192 CV 8AT Active 415,000 dirhams (€ 38,625)
- 2.0 Hybrid 192 CV 8AT Executive 465,000 dirhams (€ 43,278)