Initially, in the autumn of 2015 in South Korea business sedan 2017 Kia Cadenza was presented under the name K7. The world premiere of 2nd generation Kia Cadenza took place at the New York Auto Show in 2016.
Cadenza sedans in the Kia model lineup occupies an intermediate position between the Optima and Quoris models.
2017 Kia Cadenza release date
The start of sales 2017 KIA Cadenza in the North American market is scheduled in the end of 2016.
Release date: late 2016
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2017 Kia Cadenza price
The price will be announced closer to start of sales. At the moment only known that in South Korea the updated sedan is priced from 24.9 to 32.6 thousand dollars.
2017 Kia Cadenza exterior
Car exterior after conducted update, remain recognizable, but only with a more rapid appearance. Sedan received a more aggressive grille, full LED headlights with cubes of daytime running lights in the front bumper, the dimensional different lighting equipment and wide exhaust pipes. According to the company the new product will set in the full-size sedan segment, a higher level of sophistication and luxury.
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2017 Kia Cadenza dimensions
Dimensions of the new 2017 Kia Cadenza sedan are following: in length is 195.6 in and wheelbase of 112.4 in, a width of 73.6 and a height of 57.8 inches.
2017 Kia Cadenza interior
The car’s interior has got a different instrument panel and center console, steering wheel and selector gearbox, improved markedly and finishing materials.
Upholstery materials of the new Korean car interior simply shout about its quality – the plastic is soft, pleasant to the touch, Nappa leather trimmed seats just beyond praise. The center console appears massive at first glance, but on the second and on the third you realize that it looks very harmonious with the overall interior decoration.
All controls are intuitive to the ground. Steering wheel and seats regulations are very diverse. A projection display that will give different information on operating parameters of the car, the navigation data, the current speed on the windshield will be available as well.
2017 Kia Cadenza specs
As before in the United States, the sedan will be available with a 3.3-liter V6 gasoline engine only. It has power of 290 hp and peak torque of 254 ft lb. The updated sedan engine is mated to an 8-speed automatic (instead of 6-speed before), which transmits all the traction on the front axle.
New four-door sedan has built on modernized platform of the previous generation, which helped a little to reduce the weight of the vehicle, and its rigidity conversely increase. As for the dynamic characteristics of new Cadenza, they are not yet disclosed.
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2017 Kia Cadenza equipment
The list of equipment of second generation Kia Cadenza consist of the last generation multimedia system named UVO that supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, head-up display, adaptive cruise control, circular view, the function of tracking blind zones, emergency braking system and automatic vehicle hold on selected lane, as well as the Harman/Kardon 12-speaker audio system.