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2015 Kia Cadenza vs. 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Cadenza than the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution. The Kia Cadenza will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution.

Convenience
With the Kia Cadenza you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

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 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, 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 and the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Kia Cadenza is much wider than the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Kia Cadenza, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Kia Cadenza doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution.

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

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Kia Cadenza and the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution.

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

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Kia Cadenza than that of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution.

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2015 Kia
Cadenza

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MSRP*: $34,900 - $43,800

2014 Mitsubishi
Lancer Evolution

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MSRP*: $34,995 - $38,195
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 5.14%
City MPG: 19 17
Highway MPG: 28 22 - 23
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $32,407 - $40,488 $33,518 - $36,584

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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