Ford Fusion vs. Kia Cadenza

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$22,215
$32,290

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
175 hp
290 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.5L iVCT
3.3L DOHC GDI V6

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Driver Restriction Features

Driver Restriction Features

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
44.3 in.
45.5 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.2 in.
38.5 - 40.2 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.3 in.
37.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.8 in.
37.6 - 37.9 in.

Trunk Volume

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

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Optional

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
5

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P215/60HR16 - P235/50HR17
P245/45VR18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
112.2 in.
112.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.6 ft.
37.2 ft.

Length

Length
191.7 in.
195.7 in.

Width

Width
72.9 in.
73.6 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3431 lbs.
3633 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
175 hp
290 hp

Torque

Torque
175 ft. lbs.
253 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
100 lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
V6 Cylinder

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
16.5 gal.
18.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
27 mpg
24 mpg

City

City
21 mpg
20 mpg

Highway

Highway
32 mpg
28 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Ford Fusion
Kia Cadenza

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars
Large Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
102.8 ft³.
107.8 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3431 lbs.
3633 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
25 mpg.
23 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 mpg.
20 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

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

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
Regular Unleaded V-6

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs.
3.3 L/204

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
Gasoline Direct Injection

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs.
8

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
997
Automatic w/OD

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4
4.81

Displacement

Displacement
2.5 L/152
2.90

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
1.86

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
44W-A
1.42

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
1.22

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
1.00

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58
3.42

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96
3.32

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91
660

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45
7.6

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
180

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75
Strut

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94
Multi-Link

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.07
Strut

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500
Multi-Link

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1
P245/45VR18

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
P245/45VR18

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Compact

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
18 X 7.5 in.

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
18 X 7.5 in.

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P215/60HR16, P235/45VR18, P235/50HR17
Compact in.

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P215/60HR16, P235/45VR18, P235/50HR17
Aluminum

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Aluminum

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 - 18 X 8 in.
Steel

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 - 18 X 8 in.
Rack-Pinion

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
37.2 ft.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
4-Wheel Disc

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
4-Wheel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Yes

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Yes

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.6 ft.
12.6 in.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
11.8 in.

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
18.5 gal.

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
38.5 - 40.2 in.

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
45.5 in.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 in.
58.3 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.9 in.
56.5 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
16.5 gal.
37.6 - 37.9 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.2 in.
37.2 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
44.3 in.
56.5 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.8 in.
56.3 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
55 in.
112.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.8 in.
195.7 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
38.3 in.
73.6 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
56.9 in.
57.9 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
54.4 in.
63.3 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
112.2 in.
63.6 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
191.7 in.
16 ft³.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.9 in.
0.80

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
58.1 in.
0.65

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.7 in.
Cadenza

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
62.4 in.
Intermediate

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
16 ft³.
Sedan

Model Group

Model Group
Fusion
3.3

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate
DOHC

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
aluminum

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.5
6

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
4