New Kia Cadenza Review By Consumer Reports


The U.S. renowned Consumer Reports Reviews the 2014 Kia Cadenza premium sedan.

Watch their video review below and get to know a few more details about the 2014 Kia Cadenza Pricing.

FACTS: The 2014 Cadenza is about to enter the near-luxury market and Kia has announced that it will start at $35,900.

There will only be a single trim level on offer, but it will come with a host of standard features, a 293-hp V-6 mated to a six-speed automatic, and the choice of two options packages.

The base Cadenza will have plenty of standard features such as keyless entry, navigation with satellite radio and SiriusXM Traffic, Kia’s UVO infotainment, Bluetooth, an eight-inch touch screen, a 550-watt Infinity sound system with 12 speakers, rearview camera, leather seating surfaces, and heated power-adjustable front seats.

If you are looking for a few more features, you might want to take a look at the Luxury and Technology packages.

The Luxury Package adds a full-length panoramic sunroof with a power-operated sunshade, upscale Nappa leather trim, a 12-way adjustable and ventilated driver’s seat, heated outboard rear seats, a heated steering wheel with power tilt/telescope, a seven-inch LCD instrument panel, and HID headlamps with adaptive front lighting, taking the price of the car to $38,900.

For a mere $41,900, the Technology Package delivers all the features found on the base and Technology versions, but also adds 19-inch aluminum wheels, adaptive cruise control, blind-spot detection, and lane-departure warning.

In addition, the front side windows feature “hydrophobic technology”, which repels water for increased visibility when driving in rain.

Kia Cadenza Video Review By Consumer Reports


  1. Gregory says:

    How is keyless entry an uncommon feature? Do you mean smart key?

  2. starzzguitar says:

    Let’s see…with all these features STANDARD, the Cadenza has jumped to the head of the class…that’s right, a KIA. No matter how you cut it, it’s the best car out there. By the way, are Kia owners happy with their vehicle? You bet, including myself. If I could afford it, I would buy this Cadenza.

  3. Cadenzaowner says:

    I did extensive research on this car. Over the Labor day weekend I went to my local KIA dealership to check it out. I test drove the Cadenza through the city and highway. I fell in love with this car. I ended up driving the car home that day. I got the luxury package on the Cadenza for 33k! It was a great deal. The car is beautiful and it handles really well. I felt that the Cadenza offered more bang for the buck. The mirrors fold in as you lock the car. You DO NOT see that on any other brands it compares with or at least I haven’t. I have only seen it on more expensive cars. I didn’t feel like going and getting a BMW or Mercedes or Audi etc. People say that for the price of this KIA you can get those cars. That my be true, but you are getting the lower levels of those cars. Not the ones that have a lot of options added to it. People want the other cars because of a status. Owning an BMW or other luxury car brand means “look at me and all the money I make”…. Well just because you bought a BMW 3 series with less features than the KIA has doesn’t mean your better. It means that you wanted to stick to the status quot and be like everyone else. People want the other brands because they have had time to find out what the customer’s want. Well this is KIA’s first try, just because it is a KIA doesn’t mean anything now. The BMW that you can get at that price level looks cheap on the inside and it has a nav system that looks like it was a last minute design to stick it on there. I think this car is great and I got a lot of features on the car that are not added on the same price trim levels as the “premium”cars.

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