2014 Kia Cadenza also includes water repellant hydrophobic windshield, a radar-based Blind Spot Detection system (BSD) and a Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS) that provides audible and visual alerts to the driver should they inadvertently veer into another lane without using the turn signal.
Under the hood is a 3.3-liter direct-injection V6 putting out 293 horsepower and 255 pound feet of torque, mated to a six speed automatic transmission with Sportmatic manual mode. That power hits the ground via a sport tuned suspension with MacPherson struts up front and a multi link rear configuration, matched with either 18 or 19 inch alloy wheels.
Kia Cadenzas will be front wheel drive. The acceleration figure for 0-100km/h is around 6.7 seconds. Kia Cadenza’s NVH is an extensive list of noise reducing technologies, including a hydraulic transmission mount, optimally tuned damper on the rear cross member and specially designed wheels.The multiple fins help reduce wind noise at highway speeds.
Inside, unparalleled premium appointments for five occupants strike the ideal balance between sport and luxury. Leather upholstery, Infinity audio, navigation 8-inch screen and the UVO voice control interface are standard. The Premium package will add higher-grade leather, a panoramic sunroof, adaptive HID headlights, an upgraded instrument panel with a 7 inch TFT display, ventilated seats, and a heated, power adjustable tilt and telescoping steering wheel.