2014 Kia Cadenza

Value-Oriented Luxury Sedan. A smart, well-priced family sedan.

  • Likes
  • Spacious
  • Value package
  • Dislikes
  • Mpg

Coming standard with a 293-horsepower, direct-injected V6, along with a host of luxurious amenities including the UVO telematics system with rear camera and blind spot detection, the 2014 Kia Cadenza (long available in Asia) offers affordable luxury that families on a budget will appreciate.

Wrapped in pleasant, if not avant-garde, sheet metal, the Cadenza has room for five adults and performs decently. The 2014 Kia Cadenza slots in between the family-car Optima and the upcoming rear drive K-900 luxury sedan in the Korean automaker's lineup.

Warranty/Service: 5-year/60,000-mile limited basic warranty; 10-year/100,000-mile limited powertrain warranty; 5-year/60,000-mile roadside assistance

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Specs

Base Price: $35,100

As Tested: $35,100

  • 19 / 28 mpg
  • EPA
  • 6.2 sec
  • 0-60
  • 293 hp @ 6,400 rpm
  • Horsepower
  • 154 mph
  • Top Speed
  • Engine: 3.3-liter V6 with direct injection
  • Horsepower: 293 hp @ 6,400 rpm
  • Torque: 255 hp @ 5,200 rpm
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic with manual shifting mode
  • Curb Weight: 3,789 lbs
  • Wheelbase: 112 in
  • Length: 195.5 in
  • Width: 72.8 in
  • Height: 58.1 in
  • Turning circle: 36.5 ft
  • Brakes: 4-wheel disc brakes with ABS
  • Suspension: MacPherson strut front; multi-link rear
  • Traction: electronic stability control with traction control
  • 0-60 mph: 6.2 sec
  • 60-0 mph: 128 ft.
  • Top Speed: 154 mph
  • EPA City: 19 mpg
  • EPA Highway: 28 mpg
  • Combined MPG: 22 mpg
  • Seating Capacity: 5
  • Safety: dual-stage front airbags; dual-stage front and rear seat-mounted side airbags; front and rear side curtain airbags

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