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2015 Volvo S60 vs. 2015 Kia Cadenza Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Cadenza than the Volvo S60, 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 Volvo S60.

Convenience
The Volvo S60 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Kia Cadenza, making it more convenient to drive.

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). The Volvo S60 is somewhat more expensive than the Kia Cadenza. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Volvo S60 is much higher than that for the Kia Cadenza.

Dimensions
The Volvo S60 is about the same width as the Kia Cadenza. If you go with the Volvo S60, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Kia Cadenza.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Volvo S60 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Kia Cadenza.

Handling
The Volvo S60 has about the same turning radius as the Kia Cadenza, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Volvo S60 and the Kia Cadenza.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Volvo S60 and the Kia Cadenza. The Volvo S60 has significantly less cargo room than the Kia Cadenza, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Volvo S60 is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Cadenza.

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2015 Volvo
S60

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MSRP*: $33,300 - $45,700

2015 Kia
Cadenza

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MSRP*: $34,900 - $43,800
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $1,000
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 7.44%
City MPG: 19 - 25 19
Highway MPG: 28 - 37 --
Engine(s): Inline-4, Inline-5, Inline-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $31,302 - $42,958 $32,407 - $40,488

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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