2018 Kia Cadenza Specifications

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2018 Kia Cadenza Specs & Features


Limited

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)

MSRP - $44,690

Premium

Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)

MSRP - $32,290

Technology

Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)

MSRP - $39,290


Overview


Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
MSRP
$44,690$32,290$39,290
engine
3.3/Double overhead cam (DOHC)/24/Gas V-63.3/Double overhead cam (DOHC)/24/Gas V-63.3/Double overhead cam (DOHC)/24/Gas V-6
transmission
8-Speed Automatic8-Speed Shiftable Automatic8-Speed Automatic
horsepower
290 hp @ 6400 rpm290 hp @ 6400 rpm290 hp @ 6400 rpm
torque
253 lb.-ft. @ 5200 rpm253 lb.-ft. @ 5200 rpm253 lb.-ft. @ 5200 rpm
MPG(city/comb/highway)
20/23/2820/23/2820/23/28
doors
444
passenger capacity
555
warranty
5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.
top speed
---
drive type
front wheel drivefront wheel drivefront wheel drive
fuel type
Regular UnleadedRegular UnleadedRegular Unleaded

Engine


Engine specifications

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
engine size
3.3 l3.3 l3.3 l
engine type
Gas V-6Gas V-6Gas V-6
engine horsepower
290 hp @ 6400 rpm290 hp @ 6400 rpm290 hp @ 6400 rpm
engine torque
253 lb.-ft. @ 5200 rpm253 lb.-ft. @ 5200 rpm253 lb.-ft. @ 5200 rpm
engine displacement
204 cu.in.204 cu.in.204 cu.in.
engine bore x stroke
3.6 x 3.3 in.3.6 x 3.3 in.3.6 x 3.3 in.
compression ratio
12.00 to 110.10 to 112.00 to 1
valves
242424
valvetrain
Double overhead cam (DOHC)Double overhead cam (DOHC)Double overhead cam (DOHC)
valve timing
VariableVariableVariable
vehicle emission
Ultra Low Emission Vehicle IIUltra Low Emission Vehicle IIUltra Low Emission Vehicle II
carbon footprint
7.6 tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15k mi/yr7.6 tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15k mi/yr7.6 tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15k mi/yr
cylinder head
AluminumAluminumAluminum
engine orientation
transversetransversetransverse
engine oil cooler
engine block
AluminumAluminumAluminum

Performance

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
zero to 60 mph
6.7 sec6.7 sec6.7 sec

Transmission


Transmission

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
drivetrain
front wheel drivefront wheel drivefront wheel drive
standard transmission
8-Speed Automatic8-Speed Shiftable Automatic8-Speed Automatic
overdrive
transmission electronic control

Gear

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
transmission gear ratio (1st)
4.814.814.81
transmission gear ratio (2nd)
2.92.92.9
transmission gear ratio (3rd)
1.861.861.86
transmission gear ratio (4th)
1.421.421.42
transmission gear ratio (5th)
1.221.221.22
transmission gear ratio (reverse)
3.423.423.42
transmission gear ratio (6th)
111
transmission gear ratio (7th)
0.80.80.8
transmission gear ratio (8th)
0.650.650.65

Measurements and Dimensions


Exterior Dimensions

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
curb weight
3770 lbs.3633 lbs.3770 lbs.
length
196 in.195.7 in.196 in.
width
74 in.73.6 in.70 in.
height
58 in.57.9 in.58 in.
ground clearance
6 in.6 in.6 in.
wheelbase
112 in.112.4 in.112 in.
front tread
63 in.63 in.63 in.
rear tread
63.4 in.63.6 in.63.4 in.
gross weight
4784 lbs.4718 lbs.4784 lbs.
payload
1014 lbs.1085 lbs.1014 lbs.
turning radius
19 in.19 in.19 in.
axle ratio
3.33.33.3

Interior Dimensions

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
passenger capacity
555
passenger volume
107.8 cu.ft.107.8 cu.ft.107.8 cu.ft.
front headroom
38.5 in.40.2 in.38.5 in.
front legroom
45.5 in.45.5 in.45.5 in.
front shoulder room
58.3 in.58.3 in.58.3 in.
front hiproom
56.5 in.56.5 in.56.5 in.
2nd row headroom
37.6 in.37.9 in.37.6 in.
2nd row legroom
37.2 in.37.2 in.37.2 in.
2nd row shoulder room
56.5 in.56.5 in.56.5 in.
2nd row hiproom
56.3 in.56.3 in.56.3 in.
maximum cargo capacity
16 cu.ft.16 cu.ft.16 cu.ft.
cargo capacity(all seats in place)
16 cu.ft.-16 cu.ft.

Fuel


Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
fuel type
Regular UnleadedRegular UnleadedRegular Unleaded
fuel tank capacity
18.5 gal.18.5 gal.18.5 gal.
range in miles
370.00 / 518.00 mi.370.00 / 518.00 mi.370.00 / 518.00 mi.
fuel economy city
20 mpg20 mpg20 mpg
fuel economy combined
23 mpg23 mpg23 mpg
fuel economy highway
28 mpg28 mpg28 mpg
fuel cap release
powerpowerpower

Comfort and Convenience


Driving Comfort

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
cruise control
Adaptive cruise controlAdaptive cruise control
navigation system
W/voice activationW/voice activation
lane departure
-
heads up display
--
driver's footrest
111
illuminated entry

Sensors

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
parking sensor
RearRear
blind spot sensor
-
tire pressure sensor

Controls/Remote features

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
control on steering wheel
Transmission, cruise & audioAudio & cruiseTransmission, cruise & audio
keyless entry
111
speed sensitive volume control
-
cargo access remote release
powerpowerpower
keyless ignition
keyfob trunk/hatch/door release
garage door transmitter
homelinkhomelinkhomelink
integrated key/remote
smartkeysmartkeysmartkey
proximity key

Locking

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
auto locking doors
auto-locking doorsauto-locking doorsauto-locking doors
power door locks

Window

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
power windows
1 touch up/down
rear window defroster/defogger

Memory

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
number of memory settings
2-2
driver memory seat settings
-
type of memory
Door mirror, steering wheel-Door mirror, steering wheel

Accessories

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
clock
power outlet
2 12V DC2 12V DC2 12V DC
holder
F/R cupholdersF/R cupholdersF/R cupholders
glovebox
IlluminatedIlluminatedIlluminated

Camera

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
camera front
--
camera side
--
camera rear

Steering

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
tilt and telescopic steering wheel
heated steering wheel
-
steering wheel texture
Leather/piano blackLeather/piano blackLeather/piano black

Infotainment


Radio

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
voice activated radio
AM/FM
satellite radio
--

Entertainment

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
USB
auxiliary audio input
wireless phone connectivity
smart device integration
Apple CarPlay & Android AutoApple CarPlay & Android AutoApple CarPlay & Android Auto
primary monitor touchscreen
destination download

Audio/Video

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
number of speakers
12812
number of subwoofer
1-1
stereo output
630 watt-630 watt

Interior


Seating

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
driver seat
Height adjustable , thigh extension, 10 -way powerHeight adjustable , 8 -way powerHeight adjustable , thigh extension, 10 -way power
heated seats
Heated front seats, heated rear seat, heated rear seatsHeated front seatsHeated front seats
lumbar support
Driver seat with power adjustableDriver seat with power adjustableDriver seat with power adjustable
ventilated seats
Ventilated driver seat, ventilated passenger seat-Ventilated driver seat, ventilated passenger seat
upholstery
Leather, nappa leather front and rear seatLeather, leather front and rear seatLeather, leather front and rear seat

Additional features

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
dashboard
Leather--
shift knob
Leather/metal-lookLeather/metal-lookLeather/metal-look
headliner
Full clothFull clothFull cloth
floor mats
Carpet F/RCarpet F/RCarpet F/R
overhead console
w/storagew/storagew/storage

Lights

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
reading lights
111
ignition switch light
variable instrument panel lighting
courtesy lights
2 Door2 Door2 Door
ambient lighting
-Optional-

Air Conditioning

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
front air conditioning
Automatic Dual-ZoneAutomatic Dual-ZoneAutomatic Dual-Zone
interior air filtration

Mirror

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
rear view mirrors
electrochromatic inside rearview mirrorelectrochromatic inside rearview mirrorelectrochromatic inside rearview mirror
driver vanity mirror
IlluminatedIlluminatedIlluminated
passenger vanity mirror
IlluminatedIlluminatedIlluminated

Restraints

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
front head restraints
Manual adjustableManual adjustableManual adjustable

Exterior


Body

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
body material
Fully galvanized steelFully galvanized steelFully galvanized steel
bumper
Body-colored front & rear bumpers, chrome front and rear bumper insertBody-colored front & rear bumpers, chrome front and rear bumper insertBody-colored front & rear bumpers, chrome front and rear bumper insert
grille
ChromeBlack w/chrome surroundChrome
body color
  Silky Silver Metallic
  Platinum Graphite
  Gravity Blue
  Aurora Black Pearl
  Granite Brown
  Snow White Pearl
  Silky Silver Metallic
  Platinum Graphite
  Gravity Blue
  Aurora Black Pearl
  Snow White Pearl
  Silky Silver Metallic
  Platinum Graphite
  Moss Gray
  Gravity Blue
  Aurora Black Pearl
  Snow White Pearl

Headlight

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
headlight
Fully automatic headlightsSelf-Leveling headlightsFully automatic headlights
delay-off headlights
daytime running lights
dusk sensing headlamps

Cargo/Bed

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
cargo nets
OptionalOptionalOptional
cargo floor mats
--
cargo lamps
cargo tray
OptionalOptionalOptional

Lights

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
front fog lights
turn signal on mirror
111

Door

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
number of doors
444
rear door
Rear door pocketsRear door pocketsRear door pockets
door handle
ChromeChromeChrome
door panel
Leather door panel insert(optional)

Mirror

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
door mirrors
Power remote heated folding side-view door mirrors w/tilt downPower remote heated folding side-view door mirrors w/turn signal indicatorPower remote heated folding side-view door mirrors w/tilt down

Windshield

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
windshield defroster

Wiper

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
variable intermittent wipers
rain detecting wipers
-
wiper park
-

Exhaust

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
tailpipe
ChromeChromeChrome
exhaust system
Quasi-dual stainless steelQuasi-dual stainless steelQuasi-dual stainless steel
exhaust tip
ChromeChromeChrome

Towing/Trailering

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
tie down
Cargo tie-downCargo tie-downCargo tie-down

Suspension


Shocks

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
front shocks
Gas-pressurized front shocksGas-pressurized front shocksGas-pressurized front shocks
rear shocks
Gas-pressurized rear shocksGas-pressurized rear shocksGas-pressurized rear shocks
front suspension
Independent front strut suspension w/anti-roll barIndependent front strut suspension w/anti-roll barIndependent front strut suspension w/anti-roll bar
rear suspension
Independent rear multi-link suspensionIndependent rear multi-link suspensionIndependent rear multi-link suspension
front springs
Front coil springsFront coil springsFront coil springs
rear springs
Rear coil springsRear coil springsRear coil springs
four wheel independent suspension
stabilizer bar/anti-roll bar
front and rearfront and rearfront and rear

Brakes

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
ABS and driveline traction control
ABS channels
444
brake assist

Tires and Wheels


Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
front tires
245/40R19245/45R18245/40R19
wheels
19 x 8.0 in.18 x 7.5 in.19 x 8.0 in.
spare tires
111

Packages


Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
packages
Paint Protection PackagePaint Protection PackagePaint Protection Package
emergency service

Warranty


Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
basic warranty
5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.
drivetrain warranty
10 yr./ 100,000 mi.10 yr./ 100000 mi.10 yr./ 100,000 mi.
roadside warranty
5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.
corrosion perforation warranty
5 yr./ 100,000 mi.5 yr./100,000 mi.5 yr./ 100,000 mi.
roadside assistance
rust warranty
5 yr./ 100,000 mi.5 yr./ 100,000 mi.5 yr./ 100,000 mi.

Instrumentation


Instruments

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
system monitor
tachometer
trip computer
tire pressure monitoring
compass
1-1
antenna
Window grid antennaWindow grid antennaWindow grid antenna

Warnings

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
battery warning
low-fuel warning
tire specific low-tire-pressure warning
brake-fluid warning
low washer fluid warning
trunk-ajar warning
door-ajar warning
oil-pressure warning
key-in-ignition warning

Telematics


Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
immobilizer
security system
emergency communication system
UVO eServicesUVO eServicesUVO eServices
electronic stability controls
remote activated perimeter approach lights
111

Safety


Airbags

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
front impact airbag
Driver & passengerDriver & passengerDriver & passenger
side impact airbag
Rear, Seat-mounted driver & passengerRear, Seat-mounted driver & passengerRear, Seat-mounted driver & passenger
knee airbag
occupant sensing airbag
curtain overhead airbag
1st & 2nd row1st & 2nd row1st & 2nd row
passenger airbag deactivation
airbag deployment notification

seatbelts

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
seat belts
Front Height AdjustableFront Height AdjustableFront Height Adjustable
rear center 3 point belt

safety features

Limited 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Premium 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)Technology 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 8A)
panic alarm

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