What Safety Features Are Available for the 2021 Kia K5?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia K5 on Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 at 8:02 pm
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2021 Kia K5 Available Driver Assist Technology

At the end of June, Kia announced that for the 2021 model, they would be changing the name of the iconic mid-size sedan, the Kia Optima, to the Kia K5. This means that the United States version of this model will now match the nameplate that it has in other countries around the world. Additionally, they have made this model sportier to make you fall in love all over again. In this post, however, we will be exploring the available driver-assist technology of the 2020 Kia K5. Keep reading to see how safe this mid-size sedan is.

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Kia Drive Wise Driver Assist Technology

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  1. Smart Cruise Control with Highway Driving Assist. This feature will adjust your speed to maintain a safe distance from the traffic ahead of the Kia K5. When information is available, the Highway Driving Assist can control steering, acceleration, and deceleration functions.
  2. Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist. This feature will detect when a frontal collision is possible and automatically apply the brakes.
  3. Junction Turning Accident Avoidance. A new feature, this system will detect other vehicles when you are turning at intersections. This can help to avoid collisions in the middle of an intersection.
  4. Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist. When backing up, this feature will detect any hazards entering your path. It will then send out a visual and audio warning as well as apply the brakes if necessary.
  5. Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist-Rear. This system will help to avoid when changing lane by detecting and alerting you of any vehicles that are currently in a blind spot.
  6. Safe Exit Assist. When parked on the side of road, this feature will warn you of any approaching vehicles so that you and your passengers can exit safely.

Read more: How Many Engine Options Does the 2020 Kia Optima Have?

Learn More About the 2021 Kia K5

If you’re interested in learning more about the 2021 Kia K5, feel free to keep following our blog. As we wait for this model to arrive at our dealership, we will keep providing information. Otherwise, feel free to contact our knowledgeable sales team.