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2014 Kia Cadenza vs. 2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Avalon Hybrid 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 Hybrid.

Convenience
With the Toyota Avalon Hybrid you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Kia Cadenza, due to its tank size and 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Kia Cadenza will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid. 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 Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

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

Handling
The Kia Cadenza has a smaller turning radius than the Toyota Avalon 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 Toyota Avalon 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 Toyota Avalon Hybrid. The Kia Cadenza has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.

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


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2014 Kia
Cadenza

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MSRP*: $35,100 - $42,400
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2014 Toyota
Avalon Hybrid

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MSRP*: $35,555 - $41,400
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 1.85%
City MPG: 19 40
Highway MPG: 28 --
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
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: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $32,455 - $39,115 $32,000 - $37,260

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