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2014 Kia Cadenza vs. 2014 Toyota Avalon Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Avalon than the Kia Cadenza, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Kia Cadenza will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Avalon.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Kia Cadenza as you will with the Toyota Avalon, 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 Toyota Avalon, 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 Toyota Avalon have similar Destination Charges.

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

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Kia Cadenza and the Toyota Avalon do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Kia Cadenza is somewhat more powerful than the Toyota Avalon.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Kia Cadenza and the Toyota Avalon. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Kia Cadenza as you will in the Toyota Avalon.

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


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2014 Kia
Cadenza

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

2014 Toyota
Avalon

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MSRP*: $31,590 - $39,900
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City MPG: 19 21
Highway MPG: 28 --
Engine(s): V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $32,455 - $39,115 $28,431 - $35,910

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