2014 Kia Cadenza Limited Long-Term Road Test

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2014 Kia Cadenza: Soft, But Capable Suspension

June 20, 2014

2014 Kia Cadenza

There's nothing remotely sporty about the 2014 Kia Cadenza. Its suspension is tuned for comfort above else, and that's a good thing. There are plenty of sport sedans in this category already. Kia didn't need to add another.

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2014 Kia Cadenza: IIHS Crash Test

May 2, 2014

2014 Kia Cadenza

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) awarded Top Safety Pick 2013 status to the 2014 Kia Cadenza after it received "Good" ratings in all four categories (moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraint) but the award doesn't necessarily carry over to 2014.

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2014 Kia Cadenza: Handling and Ride Comfort

March 17, 2014

2014 Kia Cadenza

In its news releases supplied to automotive reviewers, Kia says its 2014 Cadenza "promises to appeal to shoppers who want both comfort and performance from a premium-level sedan." For the most part, I think Kia has been successful in that promise.

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2014 Kia Cadenza: Responsive Transmission Pairs Well With the V6

March 12, 2014

2014 Kia Cadenza

Previously, Travis Langness wrote about our 2014 Kia Cadenza's smooth V6 engine. To add to his comments, I also think Kia has done a nice job programming the six-speed automatic transmission.

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2014 Kia Cadenza: Smooth V6 Engine

January 17, 2014

2014 Kia Cadenza

The 3.3-liter V6 engine in our long-term 2014 Kia Cadenza Limited is rated at 293 horsepower and 255 pound-feet of torque. While that power rating isn't exactly thrilling in comparison to our long-term Corvette or SLP Panther Camaro, it does deliver really smooth acceleration.

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Edmunds Insurance Estimator

The Edmunds TCO® estimated monthly insurance payment for a 2014 Kia Cadenza in VA is:

$115 per month*
* Explanation
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