2017 Kia Cadenza - Price, Photos, Reviews & Features

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2017 Kia Cadenza


City 20 MPG Hwy 28 MPG

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Overall Rating:
4.9 (out of 5)
Value 4.8
Exterior 4.8
Interior 4.9
Comfort 4.9
Performance 4.8
Reliability 4.9
Comfort and Style

by BoxL1 from Bremerton | June 15, 2020

I am 6'9" tall and finding a car to fit is always a chore. i do not fit in a Cadillac, Mercedes or BMW as their cockpit set up leaves little to no room for me to sit comfortably. The Cadenza has more than ample room for me to sit without any cramping at all.

Great vehicle and really comfortable

by Salsero 60 from Ocala, GL | May 22, 2020

This vehicle is great. Lots of great features. Runs smooth and has a nice look. Also has lot of space inside. Highly recommend any KIA vehicle.

Very good car for a reasonable price

by Lawnmower Man from Miami, FL | May 04, 2020

Great luxury vehicle for a reasonable price. Good handling and performance, extremely comfortable. Beautiful styling inside and out as well as a very roomy back seat. Would recommend.

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2017 Kia Cadenza Overview


The 2017 Kia Cadenza is a full-size sedan that competes with the Ford Taurus, Toyota Avalon, and Nissan Maxima. This year, it has been redesigned with more upscale features.

Three trims are available: the Premium, Technology, and Limited.

Overall, the redesigned Cadenza is sleeker and more sculpted than its predecessor. The front-end features triangular headlights and a geometric, segmented lower fascia. The front grille is wider and uniquely concaved. The grille is styled with a diamond-mesh pattern for the Premium trim or vertical slats for the Technology and Limited trims. Standard features include fog lights, power/heated side mirrors with turn signal indicators, a dual-pipe exhaust system, and a smart trunk lid that unlocks automatically near your smart key. LED headlights, LED fog lights, a panoramic moonroof, and a smart power trunk lid are also available.

Under the hood, the Cadenza is powered by a standard 290-hp, 3.3-liter V-6 engine mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission and Smart Shift and Drive automatically selects between ECO, Normal, or Sport drive mode based on your driving habits. Fuel efficiency for the Cadenza is an EPA-estimated 20/28 mpg city/highway.

Inside, the Cadenza has leather-trim seating with a 60/40-split folding rear seat. The center stack features Kia’s UVO multimedia system, which includes a 7-inch touchscreen, UVO eServices, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility, Bluetooth connectivity for phone and audio, and a USB port. It can be upgraded with an integrated navigation system and a Harman Kardon premium audio system. Standard features include dual-zone automatic climate control, power windows/locks, remote keyless entry, push-button start, an automatic dimming rearview mirror, and power/heated front seats. Nappa leather upholstery, ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a leather shift knob, and a wireless phone charger are available as well.

Front air bags, antilock brakes, an electronic stability control system, and a backup camera come standard. Available features include a blindspot warning system, rear cross-traffic alert, lane change assist, lane departure warning, forward collision warning, autonomous emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, and a surround view monitor.