Jim Butler KIA is proud to announce that the all new KIA Cadenza scored high reviews in a recent comparison among other full-size sedans coming in 1st place. Among the KIA Cadenza, other full-size sedans included the Chevy Impala, Toyota Avalon, Chrysler 300S and Ford Taurus. These vehicles would have to display ride comfort, interior refinement, performance, fuel economy, safety, and value.
The KIA Cadenza impressed with its 3.3-liter mill and paddle-shiftable six-speed auto. The KIA Cadenza tied for second-quickest quarter-mile time with the most powerful car in the group, the Chevy Impala. Unlike the Chevy Impala which had a difficult time finding the right gear on hilly or winding roads, most editors thought the KIA Cadenza’s shift paddles were well-placed.
The interior of the KIA Cadenza received high reviews for its comfort ability. Although the KIA Cadenza seemed to have a few inches less of leg room in the rear cabin compared to the Toyota, when sitting in the rear cabin there is not much of a difference in actual space. The KIA Cadenza was also praised for its rear-window sunshade, soft leather upholstery and heated and cooled front seats.
Let’s not forget about safety. The KIA Cadenza has adaptive cruise control, lane-departure warning, precollision systems, adaptive lighting, blind-spot monitoring and eight airbags.
In comparison to the Toyota Avalon, the KIA Cadenza won the value prize having better interior space with better materials, 19-inch wheels and lane-departure warning all for a lessor price. The KIA Cadenza was the second cheapest car of the group with one of the highest values.