2013 Kia Cadenza is the four-door sedan that has been often considered as the twin brother of 2013 Hyundai Elantra. The company has decided to perform comprehensive improvements and give the revolutionary styling to this new sedan. This car has made its world’s debut at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. Kia Cadenza will be available in 2 different trim levels namely EX and SX.
Inside of 2013 Kia Cadenza, you will notice that the car provides a little less space for the passengers than before. The tall passengers will simply not be comfortable, however most adults and everyone smaller will get adequate space in the outboard seats. The doors are designed in a more passenger-friendly way and the cockpit comes with the higher-grade plastics. The EX model has been added with Uvo eServices with rear camera display, Bluetooth, Sirius/XM Satellite Radio, leather-wrapped steering wheel with integrated audio and cruise control buttons and a tilt-and-telescoping steering column. The SX model offers the seats with carbon-fiber-style accents. The optional interior of both models are the navigation system with HD radio, 10-way adjustable power driver seat, heated front seats and cooled driver seat, heated steering wheel, leather seating surfaces, SmartKey with push-button start and dual-zone climate control.
The 2013 Kia Cadenza is apparently longer, lower and wider. The car comes with a 106.3 inches wheelbase which is 2 inches higher than the previous model. Also, this ca has been included with a coupled torsion-beam rear axle along with the MacPherson strut front suspension. The Kia Cadenza EX has been equipped with standard 16-inch alloy wheels, power windows and LED positioning headlights with fog-lights. The exterior features of SX version are the standard 18-inch alloy wheels, dual chrome exhaust tips, aggressive front fascia with larger bumper and grille openings, black gloss grille inserts, larger front brakes, alloy sport pedals and LED taillights. The optional exterior features of both models are the HID headlights and sunroof.
Towards the power-train, this kia’s masterpiece comes with a 2.0-liter GDI 4-cylinder engine with 6-speed automatic transmission only. This engine can generate 173 horsepower. The Cadenza has the turbocharged 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine with a standard 6-speed manual transmission and the optional 6-speed automatic transmission with steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters. This engine can produce 201 horsepower. It is faster than 2013 Hyundai i30 3-Door.
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