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2020 BMW 228 Gran Coupe vs. 2019 Kia Cadenza Review

New 2020 BMW 228 Gran Coupe

2020 BMW
228 Gran Coupe

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New 2019 Kia Cadenza

2019 Kia
Cadenza

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MSRP*
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$37,500
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$33,100 to $44,100
Invoice* $35,375 $31,502 to $41,216
MPG - City 23 20
MPG - Hwy 33 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Cadenza than the BMW 228 Gran Coupe, 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 BMW 228 Gran Coupe.

Convenience
The Kia Cadenza requires fewer visits to the gas station than the BMW 228 Gran Coupe, 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). Whether you pick the BMW 228 Gran Coupe or the Kia Cadenza, 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. In this case, the BMW 228 Gran Coupe will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Kia Cadenza.

Dimensions
Since the BMW 228 Gran Coupe is much slimmer than the Kia Cadenza, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the BMW 228 Gran Coupe, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Kia Cadenza.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the BMW 228 Gran Coupe and the Kia Cadenza do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The BMW 228 Gran Coupe has about the same turning radius as the Kia Cadenza, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 228 Gran Coupe is significantly less powerful than the Kia Cadenza. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 228 Gran Coupe and the Kia Cadenza. The BMW 228 Gran Coupe 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 BMW 228 Gran Coupe is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Cadenza.