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Kia Cadenza

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2015 Kia Cadenza What's new for 2015? 
2015 Kia Cadenza

This year, Kia makes the Cadenza Limited's Technology package and panoramic sunroof available on Premium models, and makes things like an 8-way power driver's seat standard equipment. Limited models get a new grille design, and also get standard Flex Steer and surround-view monitor.

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2014 Kia Cadenza What's new for 2014? 
2014 Kia Cadenza

A new nameplate in a new category for Kia, the Cadenza is about as new as it gets.

About Kia Cadenza

The 2015 Kia Cadenza rolls into its second model year with largely the same mix of features, driving pleasure, style, and value that were the sedan's hallmarks when it was introduced last year. Its price starts around $36,000, and you can go for premium-level amenities including Nappa leather and a panoramic sunroof when you upgrade to the Limited model, which starts at about $45,000. Keep in mind that's not too far off from full-size competitors like the Toyota Avalon and Hyundai Azera, neither of which are as fun to drive. The Chevrolet Impala comes closest to beating the Cadenza at its own game in looks and features, but the Cadenza still merits strong consideration for anybody looking for a comfortable and luxurious full-size sedan.

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Consumer Reviews

A drive to look forward to

By on Monday, August 19, 2013

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 24

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
7/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Listed in summary"

Cons: "Miles per gallon"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"I don't commute, but with the Cadenza I wish I did, because I am enthusiastic to drive it. It is by far the most luxurious car I've owned: good looking, well-equipped (very), and enjoyable to drive. In this car, both driver and passengers will feel comfortable and safe; it's loaded with amenities and safety features. And even in the garage, it looks good."

9 people out of 9 found this review helpful

Not Bad Not Great

By on Friday, May 30, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 2,800

10 4.0
overall rating 4 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
4/10
Value
4/10
Reliability
Not Rated
Quality
5/10
Performance
4/10
Styling
5/10
Comfort
4/10

Pros: "Size; Styling"

Cons: "Performance; Cheaper quality grade materials"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 5

"While the car has very impressive features in addition to signature styling, it hasn't been what I had hoped. Its not a bad car for the money, but it is still a highly refined Kia. I bought it as a second car to take to the office and the basics are fine but I also have a 2012 Acura TL and there is no comparison in terms of quality and performance. The Kia is a bit bigger and has a few more bells and whistles but the performance and overall quality of the Acura is much better. I also believe that the value will drop significantly compared to its Japanese and German competitors. Perhaps Kia will refine it a bit more over the next few years and make it a true competitor. All I can say is compare and see what fits best for your budget and lifestyle."

7 people out of 7 found this review helpful

want to enjoy a ride?

By on Friday, September 20, 2013

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 2,069

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "good ride,nice handling,great tech and quality"

Cons: "gas mileage,not enough attention to passenger seat"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"If you want to enjoy a ride ,try the Cadenza. Yes a BMW 5 series might be a touch better( you'll notice I said a touch better) at high speed handling. Where can we really do a lot of high speed driving without tickets. The Caddy might ride a little softer in the city (maybe) then gets mushy on the twists and turns. This Cadenza seems to be a good balance of the two. Features and Tech wise it has them both beat at this price. If you want to pay an extra $20,000.00 for the same thing in a BMW go ahead and spend your money for nothing extra except the name plate. That's how good this car really is. not perfect, but what car is. Fit and finish is as good as anything out there. only short fall here might be the wood grain plastic. My Cadenza has beige interior and might look better with just a shade lighter wood tone. A burl walnut wood be great. What would I have made better? passengers seat height adjustment, and A/C cooling in seat. A sport mode setting. Kia s 8 speed transmission matchup to increase the highway gas mileage. A $3000.00 dollar less price tag ( this seems to be made up in incentives, so why not just have the lower price tag to start with.)Would attract a lot more buyers."

7 people out of 7 found this review helpful