Meet the Cadenza, designed to command attention and surpass expectations. Motor Trend put it to the test and the results are in: unparalleled performance and head-turning surprises like available LED lighting and a freshly-sculpted grille. Plus, an aerodynamic shape so sleek, it's no wonder Motor Trend calls the 2018 Cadenza "still the best-looking car in its class."
The available LED headlights include High-Beam Assist to automatically dim the lights for oncoming traffic and engage the high beams when no traffic is approaching. Striking headlights, available in LED, include z-shaped daytime running lights for distinctive style.
The rear LED combination lamps echo the same bold shape found in the headlights. See the road, let others see you. Inspired by the modern simplicity of a single line, the Cadenza's headlights and LED taillights feature a captivating z-shaped design.
The concave grille provides an added dimension of sophistication, while the chrome details accentuate the sedan's sleek lines. The Cadenza's dished front grille delivers a classical elegance.
Wedge-shaped chrome detailing highlights the Cadenza's sleek, sculpted exterior.
Whether head on, at profile, or from the back, the Cadenza exudes charisma and confidence-for standout style any way you look at it. Make a commanding exit: a single, solid chrome line finish runs along the back of the Cadenza.
The Cadenza is sophisticated design that engages the senses. With the smooth touch of soft surfaces, grand panoramic views through the available sunroof, and rich, dynamic sounds of the available Harman/Kardon® QuantumLogic™ audio system. All these features come together harmoniously to make up the Cadenza's high-style, high-comfort cabin.
Fresh, open air is a button push away. The available panoramic sunroof offers full sky views, plus a convenient sunshade for more coverage. Designed to do more than satisfy your needs, the Cadenza features exceptional available amenities like a lofty panoramic sunroof and plush, available quilted Nappa leather seating. Its comfort is so inviting, you'll want more reasons to go for a drive.
Stay cozy with heated front seats and available heated outboard seats for the rear. The front seats are also available with ventilation for cool comfort on hotter days.
Timeless style: the Cadenza's classic analogue clock sits elegantly at the center of your console.
The wide, wraparound dash and clean interior lines give the cabin its open, inviting atmosphere. And generous space for both the front and rear provides all passengers their own room to relax.
With the Cadenza, we started with the tiniest details. The stitch of a seam. The wood-grain texture of a surface. We focused on the small to produce an interior with tremendous refinement. So that each ride delivers a break from the outside world.
Experience the dramatic difference of the available Harman/Kardon® QuantumLogic™ audio system. 630 watts of premium audio with 12 speakers for superb surround sound. And with Clari-Fi™ technology, it restores the quality of compressed, digitized tracks for crisper, clearer music.
What can you expect with the Cadenza? An unexpected drivetrain engineered to thrill. The 8-speed Sportmatic® transmission makes its Kia debut, delivering outstanding fuel economy, responsive power, and seamless shifting. Plus, the newly refined four-wheel independent suspension provides an athletic yet smooth feel.
Constructed with specially engineered adhesives and 53% advanced high-strength steel, the Cadenza's body is made to be stronger and exceptionally rigid. So that you can experience better driving dynamics and a quieter, more pleasurable ride.
Packed with advanced technology, the Cadenza has the power to transform your drive. Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ deliver available features like hands-free calling, texting, and music management, while intelligent systems like Smart Welcome, Smart Power Trunk, and Smart Shift & Drive, can sense your presence and react to you.
Get instant access to your iPhone® right from your Cadenza's built-in, touch-screen display. Whether you're sending a text via voice command, playing your music, or talking to Siri®, Apple Carplay™ is the smarter way to use your phone in the car. Click here Opens a New Window. to learn more, and download the Apple Carplay™ Guide Opens a New Window. .
Connecting to your Android™ smartphone is as simple as plugging in to your Kia. With Android Auto™, you can send and receive texts with your voice, use Google Maps™, and access a wealth of popular apps all through your Cadenza's touch-screen display. Click here Opens a New Window. to learn more about Android Auto™ and download the Android Auto™ Guide.
The available Smart Power Trunk automatically opens when you stand behind your Cadenza and it senses your Smart Key-no hands, or feet, needed.
When you approach your Cadenza and the Smart Welcome System detects your Smart Key, the system unfolds the power-folding mirrors and turns on interior and exterior lights for a well-lit welcome.
Experience customized comfort with the available Integrated Memory System (IMS). It stores two settings for the driver's seat, outside mirrors, and steering-wheel position-and even moves the seat away from the steering wheel for easy entrance and exit.
From the strong and lightweight Iso-Structure™ construction to the responsive active and passive safety systems, the Cadenza is advanced protection with your safety always in mind.
It's intelligent engineering for peace of mind. With an advanced airbags system that features high-tech sensors. Every seat has three-point seat belts for over-the-lap and shoulder straps. And front seats come with height-adjustable seat-belt anchors for a proper fit, as well as pretensioners that help secure you in place.
Built with active safety technologies that work automatically when you need them, the Cadenza helps keep you on track and in control. Even during harsh road conditions and certain emergency situations.
An array of active systems to help you stay on course. The Traction Control System (TCS) helps avoid wheel spin when you accelerate, while Electronic Stability Control (ESC) helps you stay on course with improved stability. Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) offers increased steering control when driving in harsh road conditions, and Hill-Start Assist Control (HAC) helps keep your vehicle in place as you move off an incline.
Advanced braking provides enhanced control. Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) helps deliver more consistent braking as weight load and distribution change. The Antilock Braking System (ABS) helps reduce skidding, and the Brake Assist System (BAS) senses emergency braking situations and increases braking when needed. Engineered to help keep you on track and in control.
The Cadenza offers a suite of Kia Drive Wise technologies designed not only to alert you of potential accidents, but also to help avoid some altogether. Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) applies the brakes when it anticipates a frontal crash, while the Forward Collision Warning System (FCWS) gives audible and visual alerts when it spots a potential impact with an object ahead.
Meet the system made to take action. Utilizing advanced radar sensors and a forward-looking camera, the available Smart Blind Spot Detection (SBSD) helps locate vehicles in your blind spot. It will also warn you when it detects your vehicle switching lanes unintentionally, and, in certain cases, will apply localized braking pressure to help guide your vehicle back into its lane.
Introducing cruise control that does more than set your pace. The available Advanced Smart Cruise Control (ASCC) will automatically apply the brakes, or gas, to help maintain a predetermined distance from the vehicle in front of you.
Source: 2018 Kia Cadenza