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List Of Kia Cadenza Competitors + Photos
What are the main competitors of Kia Cadenza premium sedan? Let’s have a look!
Kia Cadenza is a front-wheel-drive premium sedan positioned inbetween the highly-popular Optima midsize sedan and K900 rear-wheel-drive falgship sedan.
There are quite a large number of similarly-sized 4-door sedans competing in the same segment, including the Nissan Maxima, Toyota Avalon and Buick LaCrosse, as well as the Ford Taurus and soon-to be re-designed Chevrolet Impala.
Each of the afore-mentioned premium sedans sits on a front-wheel-drive platform and can be equipped comparably to the Cadenza.
But, let’s not forget to mention Cadenza’s sibling model, the Hyundai Azera premium sedan, which is built on the same platform and uses the same core powertrain technology, including the 293-horsepower V6 engine and 6 speed automatic transmission.
Available in two trim levels, Premium and Limited, the Cadenza pricing starts at $35,700 (including the $800 destination charge)!
For the 2015 model year, the vehicle has received some minor cosmetic updates, such as the new grille and fender garnish.
The Cadenza Premium offers two optional packages including the Technology Package and Luxury Package.
The Technology Package costs $3,300 and adds 19-inch alloys with P245/40R19 tires, advanced smart cruise control, blind spot detection system, rear cross traffic alert and lane departure warning system.
The Luxury Package involves features such as the panoramic sunroof, HID headlamps with active front lighting system, premium Nappa leather, 7-inch TFT LCD meter cluster, ventilated driver and passenger seats and others.
Awards: The current Kia Cadenza premium sedan has been named “International Car of the Year” by Road and Travel Magazine. It has also won several other highly coveted automobile industry awards.
On top of that, the 2015 Cadenza continues to offer responsive and engaging driving dynamics and undeniable value wrapped in an eye-catching European-inspired design!
Other Premium Sedans – Kia Cadenza Competitors
Let’s face it, the 2015 Cadenza looks the most attractive among the 5 premium sedans compared here. Agreed?