2017 Kia Cadenza

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2017 Kia Cadenza Ratings
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Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
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Quality & Reliability

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Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.


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Dealership Experience

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Best Large Car of 2017

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#1 Kia Cadenza

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2017 Kia Cadenza after 90-days of ownership.
  • Interior storage spaces
  • Rear visibility
  • The vehicle's navigation system

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2017 Kia Cadenza during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • Vehicle acceleration
  • Vehicle's handling on curves
  • The vehicle's audio system

Performance Specs

MPG City







8 speed, Automatic w/OD


Regular Unleaded V-6


Front Wheel Drive

Available Trims

2017 Kia Cadenza Review

Experience the pleasure of driving a thoroughly refined luxury sedan. Consider everything the Kia Cadenza offers: a sleek exterior defined by sculpted lines flowing from front to back; a luxurious interior as roomy as it is comfortable; and dynamic performance that satisfies both reason and emotion. Choose your Cadenza from three models: Premium Technology and Limited. The Cadenza was engineered around one simple premise: That driving it should be the highlight of your day. Strong acceleration precise and responsive steering and supple yet robust suspension damping ensures a composed enjoyable ride—whether the road you’re on is smooth and fun or rough and endless. Inside the Cadenza you’ll discover just how thoroughly technology has changed the way we drive. A variety of advanced technological features make every Cadenza driving experience safer and more convenient from high-tech infotainment systems that help you find the right roads and songs to driver-assist technologies that help you get where you’re going safely. Every Cadenza is so well-designed and reliable it comes with an industry-leading 10year/100 000-mile warranty. Personalize your Cadenza with a variety of exterior colors and interior trims. The Kia Cadenza. Crafted for your senses.
The Kia Cadenza is a true luxury sedan. Even the entry-level Premium model comes equipped with heated leather front seats with power adjustability a leather-wrapped steering wheel and dual-zone temperature control with front and rear vents. Technology and Limited models come with a Panoramic sunroof wireless charging system for mobile devices and a Harmon Kardon 630-watt premium sound system. The standard UVO eServices Infotainment System provides an easy hands-free way to connect to your Cadenza by integrating your compatible smartphone with your vehicle. The Kia Cadenza. It’s where you belong.
No matter which Kia Cadenza model you choose you’ll experience the confidence of advanced safety technology. Standard active safety features include electronic stability control traction control and electronic brake-force distribution. Forward collision warning smart blind-spot detection rear cross-traffic alert and lane departure warning are just a few of the available active safety technologies. Passive safety features found on all Cadenzas include side-impact door beams front and rear crumple zones and a complete set of safety restraint systems. With a Kia Cadenza you have the advantage.
Powerful yet poised. That’s the Kia Cadenza. Its 3.3-liter V-6 delivers inspiring performance and strong acceleration as Continuously Variable Valve Timing enhances performance while reducing exhaust emissions. An 8-speed transmission provides smooth seamless shifting with outstanding performance at any speed. Plus the Smart Shift & Drive feature automatically chooses from Eco Normal or Sport modes based on your driving style. Amplitude Selective Damping shock absorbers sense road surfaces and provide proper damping forces for optimal ride comfort and driving dynamics. The Kia Cadenza. Celebrate the drive.

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J.D. Power Award Winner

Performance Award Winner

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Quality Award Winner

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