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2014 Kia Cadenza vs. 2014 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Kia Cadenza offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. The Kia Cadenza will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Kia Cadenza as you will with the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Kia Cadenza or the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Kia Cadenza carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.

Dimensions
The Kia Cadenza is about the same width as the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. When looking at overall length, the Kia Cadenza takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Kia Cadenza does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.

Handling
The Kia Cadenza has a smaller turning radius than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Kia Cadenza has a much more powerful engine than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Kia Cadenza and the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Kia Cadenza will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Kia Cadenza than that of the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.


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2014 Kia
Cadenza

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MSRP*: $35,100 - $42,400

2014 Lincoln
MKZ Hybrid

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MSRP*: $35,190
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Lease Incentive: As low as 7.44% --
City MPG: 19 38
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 28 --
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $32,455 - $39,115 $33,431

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