Chevrolet Impala vs. Kia Cadenza

Blue Velvet Metallic
VS
Silky Silver

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$21,686 - $25,405
$19,841 - $24,464

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.86 / 5
43 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
197 - 305 hp
290 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
ECOTEC 2.5L DOHC 4
3.6L DOHC V6 DI
3.3L DOHC GDI V6

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Not Available
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.8 in.
45.5 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.9 in.
38.5 - 40.2 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
39.8 in.
37.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.4 in.
37.6 - 37.9 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
18.8 cu. ft.
16 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Not Available
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Not Available
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Exterior Features

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Not Available
Optional

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Not Available

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111.7 in.
112.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.8 ft.
37.2 ft.

Length

Length
201.3 in.
195.7 in.

Width

Width
73 in.
73.6 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
.lbs
3633 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
197 - 305 hp
290 hp

Torque

Torque
191 - 264 ft. lbs.
253 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
100 .lbs
Not Available

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Not Available

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.5 gal.
18.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
20 - 14 mpg
10 - 14 mpg

City

City
18 - 22 mpg
20 mpg

Highway

Highway
28 mpg
28 mpg

Safety Features

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Not Available
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Impala
Kia Cadenza

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Large Cars
Large Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
105 ft³.
107.8 ft³.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
22 - 25 mpg.
23 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
18 - 22 mpg.
20 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 - 30 mpg.
28 mpg.

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1, 8.0, 8.1
7.6

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
Not Available

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs.
Not Available

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
Not Available

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs.
Not Available

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
LCV - LFX
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas I4 - Gas/Ethanol V6
Regular Unleaded V-6

Displacement

Displacement
2.5L/150 - 3.6L/217
3.3 L/204

Fuel System

Fuel System
Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
M7W - MHG
Not Available

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
8

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.48 - 4.58
4.81

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87 - 2.96
2.90

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 - 1.91
1.86

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 - 1.45
1.42

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
1.22

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 - 0.75
1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.88 - 2.94
3.42

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.77 - 3.23
3.32

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
512 - 800
660

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150
180

Total Cooling System Capacity

Total Cooling System Capacity
7.5 qts.
Not Available

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs
Multi-Link

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front
N/A mm.
Not Available

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear
N/A mm.
Not Available

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
1.1 in.
Not Available

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
QGK
Not Available

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
QGK
Not Available

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
QCL
Not Available

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P235/50R18
P245/45VR18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P235/50R18
P245/45VR18

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
T125/70R17
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 in.
18 X 7.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 in.
18 X 7.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
17 in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Steel
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Steel
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.2
Not Available

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.73
Not Available

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.8 ft.
37.2 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
Pwr
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.6 x 1.2 in.
12.6 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.4 x 0.9 in.
11.8 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.5 gal.
18.5 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.90 in.
38.5 - 40.2 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.80 in.
45.5 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.90 in.
58.3 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
54.90 in.
56.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.40 in.
37.6 - 37.9 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
39.80 in.
37.2 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
56.90 in.
56.5 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
54.10 in.
56.3 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111.70 in.
112.4 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
201.30 in.
195.7 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.00 in.
73.6 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
58.90 in.
57.9 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.20 in.
63.3 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
62.00 in.
63.6 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
18.8 ft³.
16 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Impala
Cadenza

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate
Intermediate

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.5 - 3.6
3.3

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4 - 6
6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4