2017 Kia K900 Pricing
- For the money, hard to beat the roominess and standard features
- Moves down the road with a whisper-quiet cabin
- Optional V8 engine delivers smooth power
- Backed by generous warranty coverage
- Lacks more advanced driver safety aids now common to the class
- No available all-wheel drive for added traction in wet weather
- Control-knob infotainment interface feels glitchy and unpolished
- Soft suspension makes for decidedly non-sporty handling
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Features & Specs
|Luxury V8 4dr Sedan (5.0L 8cyl 8A)||Luxury V6 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 8A)||Premium V6 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 8A)|
|Transmission||8-speed shiftable automatic||8-speed shiftable automatic||8-speed shiftable automatic|
|Horsepower||420 hp @ 6400 rpm||311 hp @ 6000 rpm||311 hp @ 6000 rpm|
Our experts’ favorite K900 safety features:
- Surround View Monitor
- Offers four different views around the car (helpful for a sedan of this size); useful when parking, but especially when in reverse.
- Blind-Spot Detection
- Emits an aural and side-mirror visual warning when a vehicle is detected alongside the K900.
- Lane Departure Warning
- Warns the driver of an unintended lane change if the car drifts out of its lane without the turn signal engaged.
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The 2017 Kia K900 challenges luxury sedan conventions with first-class features and sublime comfort at far less cost than others in its class. The K900 keeps things fairly simple with just three trim levels. Even the base trim is very nicely equipped, so it's a matter of degrees as you move up into other trims and the two available options packages.
The V6 Premium base model, for example, offers a panoramic sunroof, heated leather seats, and a V6 engine with suitable power and response. Moving up to the V6 Luxury trim brings upgraded upholstery and a surround-sound system, while the V8 adds LED headlights and a surround-view camera display. Two option packages offer a range of other luxuries, ranging from simulated-suede roof liner material to soft-closing doors. More important, these options include now-common driver aids such as adaptive cruise control and autonomous emergency braking.
Although Kia has added blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert to this year's list of standard features, it's still a bit disappointing to see safety features now offered on economy cars not included as standard on this luxury sedan. We think most buyers will find that the V6 Luxury trim with the VIP Package hits the sweet spot, including most of the features the base K900 V8 offers (surround-view camera system, lane departure warning) and many it doesn't (head-up display, ventilated rear seats) for less.
That you can get all this for tens of thousands less than a comparably sized luxury sedan is the K900's most remarkable feat. Those savings don't necessarily translate to comparable quality; the established European and Japanese rivals still win at fit-and-finish, overall detail and cachet. You'll feel this most acutely at resale, but for what you pay up front and what you get, the K900 is a remarkable bargain.
It's worth using Edmunds' peerless shopping tools to compare the K900's features against the big sedans it competes against. Though the cost savings won't be any surprise, you'll have a better idea of whether the K900's generous features set and skillful flattery make sense to your wallet.
2017 Kia K900 Overview
The 2017 Kia K900 is offered in the following submodels: Sedan. Available styles include Luxury V8 4dr Sedan (5.0L 8cyl 8A), Luxury V6 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 8A), and Premium V6 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 8A). Kia K900 models are available with a 5.0 L-liter gas engine or a 3.8 L-liter gas engine, with output up to 420 hp, depending on engine type. The 2017 Kia K900 comes with rear wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic. The 2017 Kia K900 comes with a 5 yr./ 60000 mi. basic warranty, a 5 yr./ 60000 mi. roadside warranty, and a 10 yr./ 100000 mi. powertrain warranty.
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2017 Kia K900 Gas Mileage
2017 Kia K900 Luxury V8 4dr Sedan (5.0L 8cyl 8A), 8-speed shiftable automatic, premium unleaded (recommended)
18 compined MPG,
15 city MPG/23 highway MPG
2017 Kia K900 Luxury V6 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 8A), 8-speed shiftable automatic, regular unleaded
20 compined MPG,
17 city MPG/25 highway MPG
2017 Kia K900 Premium V6 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 8A), 8-speed shiftable automatic, regular unleaded
20 compined MPG,
17 city MPG/25 highway MPG
|EPA Est. MPG||18|
|Transmission||8-speed shiftable automatic|
|Drive Train||rear wheel drive|
|Curb Weight||4610 lbs.|