2017 Kia Cadenza Review

20/28  CITY/HWY
EPA-Estimated MPG
6.7  Sec.
0-60 MPH
16  cu ft
Cargo Space

2017 Kia Cadenza Overview

The 2017 Kia Cadenza in Scottsdale, Arizona furthers its legacy of elegance and sophistication in its second generation with a facelifted design. While its sleek silhouette remains similar with only a minor extension of the wheelbase and roofline, the exterior has received a sportier touch including an updated grille, Z-shaped lightening headlamps, newly designed rims and LED piano key taillights with an eye-catching connecting chrome trim. The redesigned interior boasts higher-quality materials and increased leg room. Many 2017 Kia Cadenza reviews note the luxurious feel of the improved interior. The 2017 Cadenza also features improved ride and handling along with increased fuel economy, making it an update not to miss out on.

Cadenza Features and Interior

The 2017 Cadenza offers two trim styles, the lower trim encompassing a "Diamond Butterfly" pattern with 18-inch wheels and the upper trim showcasing an "Intaglio" pattern with 19-inch wheels. Design updates in the interior include a lowered driver's seat, a wraparound dash and shiny new upgrades in the color schemes. Top models are decked out in Nappa leather with diamond-shaped stitching and quilted seat bolsters. The 2017 Cadenza also features significant technological advances like a head-up display with a windshield-projection system, a wireless smartphone charging pad and a Smart Trunk detector that prompts the trunk to open when the driver is at the back of the car. The Cadenza also has Kia's signature UVO infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility.

Cadenza Performance

The 2017 Kia Cadenza's 3.3.-liter v6 engine has an improved fuel economy and 290 horsepower. It also boasts Kia's first FWD-based 8-speed automatic transmission. Many 2017 Kia Cadenza reviews describe how the structural redesign improves its ride and handling, while the suspension and shock updates increase stability and smoothness. Test drive a 2017 Kia Cadenza in the Phoenix area to feel experience the improvements in the overall ride.

Standard Safety Features

The 2017 Kia Cadenza is being released under Kia's DRIVE WISE sub-brand. The groundbreaking vehicle is the first sedan to be equipped with DRIVE WISE's intelligent driver assistance technology and the first Kia to be released under the sub-brand. The 2017 Kia Cadenza features advanced smart cruise control that detects changes in traffic and automatically slows, speeds up, or stops. Other advanced features include forward collision warning, autonomous emergency braking, lane departure warning, and smart blind spot detection. All of these advancements embody Kia's goals of improving road safety and moving towards autonomous driving systems.

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