By Product Expert | Posted in Awards, Kia Cadenza on Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 at 5:40 pm
The 2018 Kia Cadenza was recently named the Best Large Car for Families by U.S. News & World Report, marking the second consecutive year that Kia’s premium, upscale sedan outshined the competition to take home the award. The competition evaluated eight large sedans from popular brands, scoring the vehicles on safety, seating and cargo volume, reliability and quality, and the availability of family-friendly features. It’s safe to say that the 2018 Cadenza is a good car for families. Continue reading to learn a bit more about what it has to offer.
The 2018 Cadenza features an elegant, eye-catching design that debuted on the 2017 model. The sedan continues to offer premium amenities across all its three trim levels with starting MSRPs ranging from $32,290 to $44,690. All the trim levels are equipped with an enhanced 3.3L V6 engine that delivers a thrilling 290 horsepower and 253 lb-ft of torque mated to a highly efficient eight-speed automatic transmission. Available driver assistance systems include a Surround View Monitor, Advanced Smart Cruise Control, Forward Collision Warning, Autonomous Emergency Braking, and Lane Departure Warning.
“Plenty of large cars can handle family duty, but none do it as well as the Kia Cadenza. The Cadenza’s cabin has the space for car seats, but the kind of finishes that impress adults,” said Jamie Page Deaton, managing editor, U.S. News & World Report. “It also offers available features, like a surround view camera, rear sunshades, a hands-free trunk and heated rear seats that you typically find on SUVs or luxury cars.”