Buyer's Guide

2018 Kia Cadenza
Select a Different Model (3 Available): Limited Sedan
Fuel Economy $ 20 / 28 mpg
Safety (IIHS) Best Pick
Horsepower 290@6,400
Torque 253@5,200
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2018 Kia Cadenza MODEL OVERVIEW

Vehicle Summary

Slotting above the midsize Optima and the rear-drive K900, the Kia Cadenza is the Korean brand's front-drive, full-size near-luxury sedan. The Cadenza comes with a 290-hp 3.3-liter V-6 paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission and a generous list of standard features that includes a rearview camera, a 7.0-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth connectivity, and keyless entry/start.

Overview

Because the car was redesigned for the 2017 model year, the 2018 Cadenza will likely remain unchanged. We'll update this space as soon as we have official info. Expect the car to remain a strong value proposition, especially on higher trim levels that offer features usually found on more expensive cars such as a head-up display, 360-degree view multi-camera system, a power-operated trunk, and a full suite of active safety features that includes automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, and lane change assist.

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2018 KIA CADENZA SPECIFICATIONS
OVERVIEW
FEATURES
WARRANTY/RECALL
SAFETY
Engine Name
Engine: V6 3.3 Liter
Transmission Name
Transmission, Sportmatic 8 Speed Automatic Mode Select with Manual Mode
Trim
Limited Sedan
Class
Premium Passenger Car
Horsepower
290@6,400
Standard MPG
20/28
Body Style
Sedan
Drivetrain
FWD
Fuel Type
Unleaded Regular
Seating Capacity
5/5
Package Invoice Retail
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Corrosion Warranty Miles
100,000
Maintenance Warranty Months
none
Corrosion Warranty Months
60
Powertrain Warranty Miles
100,000
Full Warranty Miles
60,000
Powertrain Warranty Months
120
Full Warranty Months
60
Roadside Assistance Miles
60,000
Maintenance Warranty Miles
N/R
Roadside Assistance Months
60
IIHS Best Pick
1
NHTSA Rating Front Driver
Not Rated
IIHS Front Moderate Overlap
Good
NHTSA Rating Front Passenger
Not Rated
IIHS Front Small Overlap
Good
NHTSA Rating Front Side
Not Rated
IIHS Overall Side Crash
Good
NHTSA Rating Overall
Not Rated
IIHS Rear Crash
Good
NHTSA Rating Rear Side
Not Rated
IIHS Roof Strength
Good
NHTSA Rating Rollover
Not Rated