The Kia Cadenza is a high-end luxury vehicle has both style and grace without the overbearing price of the brands typically thought of in the luxury class. Introduced a few years back, the Cadenza has proven itself as a reliable and highly available standard for the Kia line. With the addition of the technology package, an already excellent vehicle has been pushed that much closer to perfection.
Power is provided from the 3.3 Liter V-6 motor that provides 290 horsepower and 253 foot-pounds of torque. The DOHC 24-valve engine paired with the eight-speed automatic transmission provides 20 miles per gallon city and 28 per highway. The MacPherson Struts, gas shock absorbers, and stabilizer bar provides great comfort and fit to the road as you cruise down the road. Connecting the power and traction to the road is P245/40R19 Hankook tires.
Of course, with the technology package you can expect some of the best interior features to improve one’s driving experience. This is started with the entertainment system with a voice-command driven navigation on an eight-inch screen display. Navigation is not the only thing the 8” screen accomplishes. The AM/FM/CD/MP3/SiriusXM, HD Radio, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay is also provided its functionality through this screen. The audio output is through a premium 630 Watt, 12 speaker Harmon/Kardon QuantumLogic surround speaker set with Clari-Fi.
Safety features are another mainstay with the Technology package. Rear view camera display, Smart blind-spot detection system, rear parking assist, rear cross traffic alert, autonomous emergency braking and forward collision warnings are just some of the technological safety features that come standard with this package. Lane change assist and departure warning systems also assist with maintaining safety while driving.
There are many more very impressive features that the 2017 Kia Cadenza Technology package contains, but it is best to visit a Kia professional such as those at Dulles Kia to capture the full picture of this great vehicle.