Here’s a 2023 Kia K5. The Kia K5 (formerly Optima) is a luxury sedan that’s been in production since 2000 (the first model year was 2001). This is from the fifth generation, which has been in production since 2019 (the first model year was 2021). The engine is a 2.5 liter turbocharged Smartstream G2.5 T-GDi straight-4 that produces 290 horsepower and 311 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is an 8-speed automatic.

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# 2022 Kia K5 Spotted In Town (May 2023)

Here’s a 2022 Kia K5. The Kia K5 (formerly Optima) is a luxury sedan that’s been in production since 2000 (the first model year was 2001). This is from the fifth generation, which has been in production since 2019 (the first model year was 2021). The engine is a 2.5 liter turbocharged Smartstream G2.5 T-GDi straight-4 that produces 290 horsepower and 311 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is an 8-speed automatic.

# 2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Spotted In Town (May 2023)

Here’s a 2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. The Hyundai Sonata is a luxury sedan that’s been in production since 1985. This is from the sixth generation, which was made between 2009 and 2014 (model years between 2010 and 2014). The engine is a 2.4 liter Theta II MPi straight-4 with a 38 kilowatt permanent magnet battery that produce a total of 206 horsepower and 193 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 6-speed automatic.

# 2023 Kia Sorento Spotted In Town (May 2023)

That’s a 2023 Kia Sorento LX. The Kia Sorento is a crossover that’s been in production since 2002 (the first model year was 2003). This is from the fourth generation, which has been in production since 2020 (the first model year was 2021). The engine of this one is a 2.5 liter Smartstream G2.5 GDi straight-4 that produces 191 horsepower and 181 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is an 8-speed automatic. This crossover does 0-60 mph in 9.5 seconds and has a top speed of 124 mph.

# 2023 Kia Niro Spotted In Town (April 2023)

That’s a 2023 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid. The Kia Niro is a crossover that’s been in production since 2016 (the first model year was 2017). This is from the second generation, which has been in production since 2021 (the first model year was 2023). The engine is a 1.6 liter Smartstream G1.6 straight-4 with a 1.32 kilowatt lithium polymer battery that produce a total of 180 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 6-speed dual-clutch automatic. This crossover does 0-60 mph in 7.3 seconds and has a top speed of 120 mph.

# 2022 Kia Niro Spotted In Town (March 2023)

That’s a 2022 Kia Niro. The Kia Niro is a crossover that’s been in production since 2016 (the first model year was 2017). This is from the first generation, which was made between 2016 and 2022 (model years between 2017 and 2022). The engine is a 1.6 liter Kappa II GDi HEV with a lithium-ion polymer battery that produce a total of 139 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 6-speed dual-clutch automatic. This crossover does 0-60 mph in 9.5 seconds and has a top speed of 110 mph.

# 2021 Hyundai Kona Spotted in Town (March 2023)

That’s a 2021 Hyundai Kona. The Hyundai Kona is a crossover that’s been in production since 2017 (the first model year was 2018). This is from the first generation, which was made between 2017 and 2023 (model years between 2018 and 2023). The Kona received a facelift for the 2021 model year. The engine of this one is a 2 liter MPI Nu straight-4 that produces 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 6-speed automatic.

# 2023 Genesis GV80 Spotted in Town (March 2023)

Here’s a 2023 Genesis GV80. The Genesis GV80 is a luxury crossover that’s been in production since 2020 (the first model year was 2021). The engine of this one is a 2.5 liter turbocharged Smartstream G2.5 T-GDi straight-4 that produces 300 horsepower and 311 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is an 8-speed automatic. This crossover does 0-60 mph in 6.1 seconds and has a top speed of 155 mph.

# 2023 Kia Forte GT Spotted in Town (March 2023)

That’s a 2023 Kia Forte GT. The Kia Forte is a compact car that’s been in production since 2008. This is from the third generation, which has been in production since 2018 (the first model year was 2019). The Forte received a facelift for the 2021 model year, and another for 2023. The engine is a 1.6 liter Gamma II T-GDi straight-4 that produces 201 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 7-speed automatic.

# 2023 Kia Sportage Spotted In Town (February 2023)

That’s a 2023 Kia Sportage. The Kia Sportage is a crossover that’s been in production since 1993 (the first model year was 1995). This is from the fifth generation, which has been in production since 2021 (the first model year was 2023). The engine of this one is a 2.5 liter Smartstream G2.5 GDi straight-4 that produces 187 horsepower and 178 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is an 8-speed automatic. This crossover does 0-60 mph in 8.8 seconds and has a top speed of 130 mph.